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Major League Baseball notebook: St. Louis' Wacha likely headed to disabled list

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:12pm
St. Louis right-hander Michael Wacha departed the Cardinals' Wednesday contest against the Philadelphia Phillies due to a strained left oblique muscle.

NFL notebook: Whaley lands gig with NFLPA

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:09pm
Doug Whaley, who was out of football for the past year after a stint as the Buffalo Bills' general manager, was hired Wednesday as the NFL Players Association's director of college scouting.

Major League Baseball roundup: Kluber notches 11th win in rout

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 10:03pm
Corey Kluber allowed just one hit in seven innings of work to become Major League Baseball's first 11-game winner this season as the Cleveland Indians rolled past the visiting Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday at Progressive Field.

NCAA baseball roundup: Hogs stay unbeaten in College World Series

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 9:51pm
Dominic Fletcher went 4-for-4 with four RBIs, and Arkansas moved within one win of reaching the College World Series' championship round, defeating Texas Tech 7-4 on Wednesday in Omaha, Neb.

Spieth says Fleetwood is big threat at U.S. Open

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 7:47pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Reigning champion Jordan Spieth believes Tommy Fleetwood could be the biggest threat at next month's British Open after a sensational second place at Shinnecock Hills last week.

Costa grabs lucky goal as relieved Spain edges Iran

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 5:42pm
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - A fortuitous second half goal by Diego Costa broke a Persian stonewall and lifted Spain to a 1-0 win over a courageous Iran in a nerve-jangling World Cup clash on Wednesday.

FIFA fines Mexico as Hernandez asks fans to stop homophobic chant

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 4:21pm
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Mexican striker Javier Hernandez has appealed to his country's football fans to stop their homophobic chanting at World Cup matches, on a day when FIFA once again fined the Mexican football federation for their fans' misconduct.

Take 5: Five things about top five NBA draft prospects

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 4:05pm
In preparation for the 2018 NBA Draft on Thursday, get to know Field Level Media's top five prospects.

Caps will open NHL season, raise banner Oct. 3 vs. Bruins

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:58pm
The Washington Capitals may not know whom their head coach will be when they open next season, but they know who they'll play -- and when they'll raise their first Stanley Cup banner.

Wizards, Knicks will meet in NBA's London game next season

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:48pm
The NBA unveiled the teams who will play when the league returns to London next season on Wednesday.

World Cup host Russia qualifies for the round of 16

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:42pm
(Reuters) - World Cup hosts Russia have qualified for the second round of the tournament as Uruguay went through by beating Saudi Arabia 1-0 in Group A on Wednesday.

Costa grabs lucky goal as relieved Spain beats Iran 1-0

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:41pm
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - A scrappy second half goal by Diego Costa broke a Persian stonewall and lifted Spain to a 1-0 win over a courageous Iran in a nerve-jangling World Cup clash on Wednesday.

Reports: Tigers, Royals to play 2019 game in Omaha to kick off College World Series

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 3:39pm
Weather is wreaking havoc on the 2018 College World Series, but it apparently isn't deterring Major League Baseball from showing up in 2019.

Neymar returns to training day after recovering from sore ankle

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:37pm
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazilian forward Neymar was back training normally on Wednesday, a day after sitting out Tuesday's session because of a sore right ankle.

'Embarassed' Mickelson apologizes for U.S. Open rules violation

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 2:33pm
(Reuters) - Phil Mickelson apologized on Wednesday for putting a moving ball during the third round of last week's U.S. Open, saying he is "embarrassed" for a lapse in judgment that sparked a storm of controversy.

Spain and Iran deadlocked 0-0 at halftime

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:55pm
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Spain laid siege to Iran's goal for much of the first 45 minutes of their World Cup Group B clash on Wednesday but resolute defending meant the match was deadlocked 0-0 at the halftime break.

Brazil struggle, but the focus is on Neymar

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 1:37pm
SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) - Brazil take on Costa Rica on Friday needing a win to avoid equaling their worst ever World Cup run, but the focus of their concern is once again not on the team but on one individual - Neymar.

Report: Nashville Predators' Austin Watson faces domestic assault charge

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:48pm
Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson was arrested Saturday night and is facing a domestic assault charge, according to ESPN.

NFL to hold Pro Bowl in Orlando for third straight year

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:44pm
The NFL announced this week that it will hold the Pro Bowl in Orlando for a third straight season.

'Embarrassed and disappointed' Mickelson apologizes for U.S. Open penalty

Wed, 06/20/2018 - 12:39pm
Four days after his putt that rocked the golfing world, Phil Mickelson apologized Wednesday for his actions at the U.S. Open.