Baseball

In Venezuela, young players still continue to dream big

CARACAS, Venezuela — More than 100 boys train daily on a baseball field next to … Read more

Sports Media

Top editor Megan Greenwell leaving sports website Deadspin

Megan Greenwell, Deadspin’s top editor, is leaving the site, she announced on Friday. Greenwell was … Read more

Women’s Sports

Under fire, Nike expands protections for pregnant athletes

Having faced increased scrutiny regarding its treatment of pregnant athletes, Nike is changing its policy … Read more

Golf Roundup

Matsuyama blisters Medinah with 63 for BMW lead

MEDINAH, Ill. — Hideki Matsuyama has never missed the Tour Championship since his first full … Read more

MLB Highlights

Yankees top Indians to clinch 27th consecutive winning record

NEW YORK — Aaron Judge was happy with his first multihit game in nearly two … Read more

Sports in brief

Basketball

Alibaba exec to buy Nets, arena for $3.4 billion — In a record sale … Read more

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YOUTH FOOTBALL

USA Football pilots program to attract more young players

USA Football is piloting the game’s first long-term development program in the hopes of growing … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

For 1st time in his career, Ducks WR Juwan Johnson will line up at slot in certain receiver packages

EUGENE — Juwan Johnson gives Oregon something it was sorely lacking last season at wide … Read more

LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES

Ready to play good defense and small ball, Hawaii is back to try to win consecutive Little League titles

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Hawaii sits behind all but 10 U.S. states in population, but … Read more

MLB

The knuckleball is going extinct

The tightknit knuckleball community includes Hall of Famer Phil Niekro, 2012 NL Cy Young Award … Read more

MLB ROUNDUP

Harper hits walk-off grand slam

PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper knows everyone in the dugout and ballpark expects him to get … Read more

MOTOR SPORTS

Earnhardt Jr. safe after plane crash

ELIZABETHTON, Tenn. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. is safe and in a hospital for evaluation after … Read more

TENNIS

Kyrgios fined more than $100K

MASON, Ohio — Nick Kyrgios was fined $113,000 by the ATP for expletive-filled outbursts in … Read more

GOLF ROUNDUP

Thomas ties course record at Medinah

MEDINAH, Ill. — On the range, Justin Thomas had no idea where the ball was … Read more

Sports in brief

FOOTBALL

Raiders bottle up Murray, top Cardinals — Kyler Murray’s second outing as an NFL … Read more

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The Ducks’ punter from Down Under

EUGENE — Tom Snee gave up footy for football. The Oregon sophomore is the latest … Read more

NBA

Curry embraces Golden State’s change

OAKLAND, Calif. — Someday, years or even decades from now, at one of those celebratory … Read more

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Cam Stoudamire bets on himself

CORVALLIS — Cam Stoudamire is one of 29 true freshmen on Oregon State’s football roster, … Read more

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Man dies after taco contest

FRESNO, Calif. — A man died shortly after competing in a taco-eating contest at a … Read more

MLS

Fernandez scores twice in Timbers’ 3-2 win over Fire

PORTLAND — Brian Fernandez scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Chicago 3-2 on Wednesday … Read more

MLB HIGHLIGHTS

A’s hold off late rally from Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — Matt Chapman’s first home run set up what looked like a lopsided … Read more

BASEBALL

Little League World Series features 1st girl in 5 years

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Maddy Freking’s left foot points back toward home plate as she … Read more

Sports in brief

Golf

Lefties tournament slated for Juniper — The annual Oregon Left Handed Golf Tournament is … Read more

BROADCASTING

Walton to take a swing at baseball

The question is not whether guest Chicago White Sox analyst Bill Walton knows anything about … Read more

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NBA COMMENTARY

Legend of Sebastian Telfair ends in Brooklyn courtroom

NEW YORK — It rained here and the umbrellas came out on Tuesday. So did … Read more

PREP BASEBALL

Redmond High tabs new head baseball coach

REDMOND — Stan Manley, a two-time state champion coach at Eugene’s Sheldon High School who … Read more

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