KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain has dropped his appeal of a two-game suspension for throwing a punch in a brawl with the White Sox and began serving it against Detroit.
Cain was supposed to have his appeal heard by Major League Baseball on Monday, but he was told he had "zero" chance of winning. So along with missing Sunday's series finale against the Tigers, he will also miss the opener of a three-game set Tuesday night against Cleveland....
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Nearly 400 women tried out for a chance to join the all-female Team SCA in this year's Volvo Ocean Race, the most prestigious offshore sailing event in the world. The team is only the fifth all-female team in the race's 40-year history.
About 50 applicants started training over two years ago to compete in the race. Officials say because women have fewer professional sailing opportunities than men, they have less experience, and need to train...
NEWMARKET, England (AP) — Jockey Ryan Moore completed a double of British classic wins this weekend by riding Legatissimo to victory in the 1,000 Guineas on Sunday.
A day after winning the 2,000 Guineas — a race for colts — over the same course at Newmarket, Moore bided his time on Legatissimo before she came from the back of the field at halfway to overhaul favorite Lucinda. The winning margin in the fillies classic was three-quarters of a length.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Spurred by the tragic stories of teenagers struck down by sudden cardiac deaths, Texas lawmakers are considering making their state the first in the nation to require high school athletes to undergo electrocardiogram testing.
Advocates for the heart screenings, known as ECGs, say the tests are cheap and simple and could save lives. They hope that if Texas passes a law, the rest of the country will follow.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rory McIlroy advanced to the semifinals of the Match Play Championship in a match against Paul Casey that went 22 holes in two days.
Returning in the morning chill Sunday, McIlroy hit a beautiful lag from 60 feet that set up a birdie on the par-5 first hole. Casey hit a 3-wood onto the green, except that it went just over the back into a sticky lie in the rough.
His first chip didn't reach the green. His next chip was short. He...