NEW YORK (AP) — Trying to make a push in the crowded NL playoff race, the New York Mets plan to skip struggling right-hander Jacob deGrom the next time through the rotation.
The team says it hasn't decided who will start in deGrom's place Monday night against Miami, another club in the wild-card hunt. New York manager Terry Collins rattled off five potential candidates Friday: Sean Gilmartin, Seth Lugo, Logan Verrett, Gabriel Ynoa and Rafael Montero. The latter three are...
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Junior Mike White has been named Western Kentucky's starting quarterback for the Hilltoppers' Sept. 1 opener against visiting Rice.
Western coach Jeff Brohm announced Friday that he chose the South Florida transfer from competition that included senior Tyler Ferguson and sophomore Drew Eckels. He says White "has done a nice job preparing himself for this moment and operates our offense well."
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Patrick Reed had a fast start and hung on against tough Bethpage Black for a 3-under 68 and a two-shot lead in The Barclays.
His spot on the U.S. Ryder Cup team is looking better with each round, and so are his prospects for getting his first victory of the year. He sandwiched a birdie around two bogeys at the end to keep his distance over Emiliano Grillo and Rickie Fowler, who each shot 69.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former NFL star Darren Sharper has filed a federal court notice that he now plans to appeal his conviction and nearly two-decade sentence in a drug and sexual assault case — a case in which he pleaded guilty.
Sharper had pleaded guilty or no-contest in four states where he faced allegations that he drugged and raped women. Charged in both state and federal jurisdictions, he had entered a plea deal that called for a roughly nine-year sentence....