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COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s eyes lit up, as if he had seen, well, the way most people would react to seeing him. Earnhardt had just gotten to the Nationwide Children's Hospital and there to greet him was Maddie, a child with cerebral pals

2017-04-28 09:22:47.107

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s eyes lit up, as if he had seen, well, the way most people would react to seeing him. Earnhardt had just gotten to the Nationwide Children's Hospital and there to greet him was Maddie, a child with cerebral pals



WASHINGTON D.C.-- During the frantic scramble in front of the Pittsburgh Penguins net late in Game 1, when a helmet-less Alex Ovechkin was frantically trying to push the puck past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, the Washington Capitals c

2017-04-28 07:12:54.787

WASHINGTON D.C.-- During the frantic scramble in front of the Pittsburgh Penguins net late in Game 1, when a helmet-less Alex Ovechkin was frantically trying to push the puck past Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury, the Washington Capitals c



AVONDALE, La. -- The caddies at this week's Zurich Classic get to be a part of golf history. For the first time, the event is using two-man teams playing two rounds of foursomes (alternate shot) and two rounds of four-ball (best ball). Sounds like fu

2017-04-27 14:31:56.520

AVONDALE, La. -- The caddies at this week's Zurich Classic get to be a part of golf history. For the first time, the event is using two-man teams playing two rounds of foursomes (alternate shot) and two rounds of four-ball (best ball). Sounds like fu



WASHINGTON D.C. -- Over a decade into production, it's a show that keeps on delivering. Sure, some of the buildup when Sidney Crosby faces Alex Ovechkin gets old. Anything that has as much age as this rivalry sometimes does. Then they take the ice,

2017-04-27 19:03:43.600

WASHINGTON D.C. -- Over a decade into production, it's a show that keeps on delivering. Sure, some of the buildup when Sidney Crosby faces Alex Ovechkin gets old. Anything that has as much age as this rivalry sometimes does. Then they take the ice,



ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler didn't take long to send the message to the Edmonton Oilers' top line of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Patrick Maroon that he was going to make the second-round series with his Anaheim Ducks into a house of pa

2017-04-27 16:45:24.823

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Ryan Kesler didn't take long to send the message to the Edmonton Oilers' top line of Connor McDavid, Leon Draisaitl and Patrick Maroon that he was going to make the second-round series with his Anaheim Ducks into a house of pa



Question: Which name in the following list does not belong? Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Joe DiMaggio, Russell Baze. Answer: They all belong, right there in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Baze and his record 12,842 winners joined Mays, Russell, Di

2017-04-27 12:52:55.330

Question: Which name in the following list does not belong? Willie Mays, Bill Russell, Joe DiMaggio, Russell Baze. Answer: They all belong, right there in the Bay Area Sports Hall of Fame. Baze and his record 12,842 winners joined Mays, Russell, Di



On Friday evening of Masters week, Sergio Garcia -- a man with an 0-for-73 career record at major championships -- insisted that winning the tournament two days later wouldn't change his life. "I feel so fortunate that I've been able to be healthy, t

2017-04-24 15:35:51.597

On Friday evening of Masters week, Sergio Garcia -- a man with an 0-for-73 career record at major championships -- insisted that winning the tournament two days later wouldn't change his life. "I feel so fortunate that I've been able to be healthy, t



ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Even before his Edmonton Oilers took to the ice at the Honda Center on Wednesday to play Game 1 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Connor McDavid was telling anyone who would listen that he

2017-04-27 06:15:06.037

ANAHEIM, CALIF. -- Even before his Edmonton Oilers took to the ice at the Honda Center on Wednesday to play Game 1 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Anaheim Ducks, Connor McDavid was telling anyone who would listen that he



Buster Posey has made two trips to the disabled list in his major league career, and they both left a mark. In May 2011, Posey suffered a devastating injury to his left leg in a home plate collision with Miami Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins. Posey

2017-04-26 12:55:44.663

Buster Posey has made two trips to the disabled list in his major league career, and they both left a mark. In May 2011, Posey suffered a devastating injury to his left leg in a home plate collision with Miami Marlins outfielder Scott Cousins. Posey



On April 6, Oakland's Khris Davis had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Four days later, he had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Three days after that, he swung again on 3-0. Earlier this week, he did it twice more.

2017-04-26 18:55:21.477

On April 6, Oakland's Khris Davis had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Four days later, he had a 3-0 count, got a pitch he liked and swung at it. Three days after that, he swung again on 3-0. Earlier this week, he did it twice more.



When your friendly uniform columnist was a wee lad, his father pointed out that most MLB teams wore their team name on their white home jerseys and their city name on their road grays. "That's because you should be humble when you're a guest in someo

2017-04-26 13:03:16.493

When your friendly uniform columnist was a wee lad, his father pointed out that most MLB teams wore their team name on their white home jerseys and their city name on their road grays. "That's because you should be humble when you're a guest in someo



Rudy Alvarado recalls talking to Garrett Gomez for the last time during the summer of 2016. He said Gomez sounded cautiously upbeat, that he was feeling good and living in Arizona. When Alvarado asked if Gomez was contemplating a return to riding, th

2017-04-26 13:07:52.980

Rudy Alvarado recalls talking to Garrett Gomez for the last time during the summer of 2016. He said Gomez sounded cautiously upbeat, that he was feeling good and living in Arizona. When Alvarado asked if Gomez was contemplating a return to riding, th



1. Tiger's future With each of his back surgeries, Tiger Woods could always portray a relatively optimistic outlook, one that is increasingly more difficult to do now that he announced a fourth procedure that involves a fusion and another lengthy abs

2017-04-26 07:42:49.457

1. Tiger's future With each of his back surgeries, Tiger Woods could always portray a relatively optimistic outlook, one that is increasingly more difficult to do now that he announced a fourth procedure that involves a fusion and another lengthy abs



Everybody plays a part. Matthew Bowman throws the pitch, which was supposed to be low and away and was neither. As soon as Kevin Pillar hits it, Bowman does a precious little hop and spin, and then his shoulders slump into a frown. Bowman, a former 1

2017-04-26 06:38:49.170

Everybody plays a part. Matthew Bowman throws the pitch, which was supposed to be low and away and was neither. As soon as Kevin Pillar hits it, Bowman does a precious little hop and spin, and then his shoulders slump into a frown. Bowman, a former 1



CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rick Hendrick has time to think about who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 car. Of course, those thoughts can also be influenced by sponsorship. For sponsor Nationwide, it will take the time but

2017-04-26 06:05:45.727

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Rick Hendrick has time to think about who will replace Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the Hendrick Motorsports No. 88 car. Of course, those thoughts can also be influenced by sponsorship. For sponsor Nationwide, it will take the time but



PHILADELPHIA -- Art Nelson knows that up the New Jersey Turnpike on Park Avenue, Major League Baseball's deepest thinkers are hard at work trying to solve maybe the hottest topic on commissioner Rob Manfred's to-do list: pace of game. But here in Ash

2017-04-19 08:34:56.550

PHILADELPHIA -- Art Nelson knows that up the New Jersey Turnpike on Park Avenue, Major League Baseball's deepest thinkers are hard at work trying to solve maybe the hottest topic on commissioner Rob Manfred's to-do list: pace of game. But here in Ash