June 14, 2018 RSS feed / State/National Sports

Rookie Soto homers twice in Nationals’ 5-4 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Teenage rookie Juan Soto homered twice and drove in four runs, becoming the youngest player in 29 years to go deep in a regular-season game at Yankee Stadium, and Washington beat New York 5-4.  More...

Anne Donovan dies

Anne Donovan, the Basketball Hall of Famer who won a national championship at Old Dominion, two Olympic gold medals in the 1980s and coached the U.S. to gold in 2008, died Wednesday of heart failure. More...

NCAA loosens up transfer rules

College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school.  More...

Smith-Shuster hopes for bigger role

PITTSBURGH (AP) — JuJu Smith-Schuster is an open book. More...

Martin deal with Cowboys done

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The deal making Zack Martin of the Dallas Cowboys the highest-paid guard in the NFL is finally done.  The Cowboys and Martin agreed to terms on an $84 million, six-year contract extension that should keep the two-time More...

Federer wins in Stuttgart

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) — Roger Federer rallied to beat home favorite Mischa Zverev 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 at the Stuttgart Open on Wednesday in his first match in nearly three months.  The Swiss great converted four of his 10 break points to end a More...

Red Sox beat Orioles to complete sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale took a two-hitter into the seventh inning before being ejected, and the Boston Red Sox completed a threegame sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 5-1 victory Wednesday.  More...

US Open Notebook

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Justin Rose was coming up on 15 years as a pro and still didn’t have a major.  What he found was perspective.  More...

5 Golf’s ultimate test leads to tricky questions

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Open wants to be the ultimate test in golf, and sometimes that leads to a series of trick questions.  One of them was 14 years ago at Shinnecock Hills.  More...

Sun hold off Mystics 95-91

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne scored 36 points, Kristi Toliver added 25 and the Washington Mystics blew a 30-point lead before beating the Connecticut Sun 95-91 on Wednesday night.  More...

Women’s CWS shows where softball is going

World Series shows softball growth for non-US programs  AOKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — USA Softball executive director Craig Cress hopes the Women’s College World Series offered a glimpse of the sport’s future.  More...

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