FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators have ruled the deaths of two wingsuit fliers who died earlier this year in California's Yosemite National Park as accidental, but the reasons why they died remain a mystery.
The Associated Press obtained investigation reports detailing the fatal crash by world-famous wingsuit flyer Dean Potter and fellow adventurer Graham Hunt. On May 16, the pair leaped from Taft Point, 3,500-feet above Yosemite Valley, attempting to clear a V-shaped...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Conor Gillaspie hit a go-ahead home run off Corey Kluber and the Los Angeles Angels snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Monday night.
Garrett Richards (11-8) tied a career high with 11 strikeouts in 7 2-3 innings. Huston Street got the last three outs for his 26th save in 29 attempts, and his first since becoming the 27th member of the 300-save club on July 22.
BEIJING (AP) — China's sweeping drive against corruption is turning again to the country's sports programs, with the head of the volleyball center the latest to be targeted.
The State General Administration of Sports said Tuesday that Pan Zhichen has been placed under investigation for "serious violations of discipline and law," standard term for corruption. No details were given.
In June, the vice minister of sport responsible for basketball, Xiao...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chris Davis hit a three-run shot in the first inning for his 27th homer to back rookie Tyler Wilson's impressive spot start, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Monday night.
Caleb Joseph added a two-run homer in the fourth off Jesse Chavez (5-11) as Baltimore won for the eighth time in 10 games.
Orioles skipper Buck Showalter earned his 1,313th career managerial victory, tying him with Hall of Famer Ned...
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis.
Mike Hessman, an infielder for Triple-A Toledo in the Detroit Tigers' system, became the career home run leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday night, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning of a game against Lehigh Valley.
Davis was the character played by Kevin Costner in the movie "Bull Durham" who set the minor league record for homers.