Men's sports

Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
June 25, 2018 - 2:51 am
In 1964, Boston reliever Dick Radatz struck out 181 batters in 79 relief appearances, setting a mark that still stands. According to, it's the most strikeouts in one year for a pitcher with zero starts. Relievers were used differently back then — Radatz threw 157 innings...
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File- This May 17, 2018, file photo shows Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) skating with the puck during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Washington. A person with knowledge of the move says the Capitals have re-signed Carlson to a $64 million, eight-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, June 24, 2018, because the deal hadn’t yet been announced. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
June 25, 2018 - 2:45 am
The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of the frenzy that's to come around the NHL. Defenseman John Carlson signed a $64 million, eight-year deal with the Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals. His agent and the representatives for other pending unrestricted...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 25, 2018 - 2:38 am
A look at what's happening around baseball today: THIRTEEN AND COUNTING Edwin Jackson is set to play for his 13th team in the majors, matching the most by any big leaguer. The injury-depleted Athletics are promoting him from Triple-A to start at Detroit. The 34-year-old righty will tie the clubs...
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Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after he hit a single that drove in two runs during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, early Monday, June 25, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-6. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 25, 2018 - 2:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The offense that Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been waiting for showed up just in time to prevent a sweep at the hands of a division rival Sunday night. Daniel Murphy's single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the Nationals rallied past...
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June 24, 2018 - 11:28 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Rescuers are planning a second attempt to try to get through a small, flooded passage inside a Thai cave to search for 12 boys and their soccer coach who entered the cave two days ago. An official in the forest park in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai province said the divers were...
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Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein, right, receives Britain's Prince William after his arrival at Marka Airport in Amman, Jordan, Sunday, June 24, 2018. Britain's Prince William has kicked off a politically delicate five-day tour of Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories. He plans to meet with young people, refugees and political leaders in a tumultuous region Britain had controlled between the two world wars. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
June 24, 2018 - 11:21 pm
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Britain's Prince William on Sunday praised "historic ties and friendship" with Jordan and the kingdom's commitment to Syrian and Palestinian refugees, as he began a historic five-day tour that also includes Israel and the Palestinian territories. Though billed as non-political...
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Nasa Hataoka gets doused with water after winning the NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark. (Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 10:30 pm
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Nasa Hataoka didn't have the star power in her final grouping at the NW Arkansas Championship. What the Japanese teenager did have by the time she was finished was her first victory on the LPGA Tour. Hataoka shot an 8-under 63 to run away with the tournament at Pinnacle Country...
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Bubba Watson poses for photos with the trophy after winning the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
June 24, 2018 - 7:05 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson says TPC River Highlands feels like home. It certainly a comfortable place again this week. Watson overcame a six-stroke deficit Sunday to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 for a three-stroke victory. The left-hander became the...
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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson (7) celebrates his two-run home run with teammates in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
June 24, 2018 - 6:06 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman's two-run single in the first inning gave Atlanta the lead, Dansby Swanson added a pinch-hit, two-run homer in the eighth and the Braves beat Baltimore 7-3 on Sunday for their first win over the Orioles in six years. Baltimore won the first two games of the series and...
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Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 24, 2018 - 6:01 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. The Beavers see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work. "Ultimately," Beavers coach Pat Casey said Sunday, "nobody cares how many games...
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