A foundation set up by the former owners of the Boston Red Sox says its ''disheartened'' its namesake has become embroiled in the national controversy over racially divisive monuments. The Yawkey Foundations said Friday in a statement to The…
The Chicago Cubs got an encouraging report on Jon Lester before placing the ace left-hander on the 10-day disabled list on Friday. Lester was examined by team physician Dr. Stephen Gryzlo after he departed Chicago's 13-10 loss to Cincinnati on…JOHN JACKSON (Associated Press)
Nearly two years ago, Amanda Hopkins' phone rang. ''She put a sign up on her bedroom door saying, 'Stay out, we're opponents,''' recalled her father, Ron Hopkins, a special assistant to the general manager for the Pittsburgh Pirates. The…TIM BOOTH (AP Sports Writer)
Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated. Radiation was completed in March and I had surgery in April to successfully remove the cancer.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Nomar Mazara keeps driving in runs, and it's helping the Texas Rangers climb in the AL wild-card race.SCHUYLER DIXON (AP Sports Writer)