Associated Press NEW YORK – Alex Rodriguez hit his 659th home run to move within one of Willie Mays for fourth place on the career list, and the New York Yankees took advantage of one mistake after another by the suddenly sloppy New York Mets in a 6-4 victory Sunday night. After falling behind early, […]

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh with a homer, sparking a rally for Atlanta in a 5-2 win over Philadelphia on Saturday. The Braves scored three runs in the seventh and chased David Buchanan (0-4) while snapping a four-game losing streak. Chris Johnson had an RBI single and Eric Young Jr. […]

Associated Press PHILADELPHIA – Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere’s ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score the winning run for Philadelphia in the ninth for a 1-0 final Friday. Galvis led off with a single to center against Jim Johnson (1-2). He went to second on Cesar Hernandez’s sacrifice and advanced to third […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Daniel Murphy drove in four runs and the New York Mets matched a franchise record with their 11th straight victory Thursday, walking their way to a 6-3 win over the Atlanta Braves behind Bartolo Colon. With the top record in the majors despite injuries to several critical players, the Mets […]

Associated Press WASHINGTON – Kolten Wong homered and drove in the tiebreaking run with a double in the eighth inning to lift the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-5 win over Washington on Wednesday. Wong had three hits and drove in three runs, and also made a pair of nifty plays at second base. His […]

By Barry Wilner AP Pro Football Writer NEW YORK – The NFL has suspended defensive end Greg Hardy, now of the Dallas Cowboys, for 10 games for conduct detrimental to the league. Hardy, who joined the Cowboys as a free agent this year, was notified Wednesday of the decision in a letter from Commissioner Roger […]

By Tom Silverstein Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (TNS) GREEN BAY, Wis. – The Green Bay Packers and the NFL are going all out for the retirement of Brett Favre’s number. Green Bay will play the Chicago Bears on Thanksgiving Night at Lambeau Field, and according to a source, it is the game in which the Packers […]

Daily Journal Give Marshall Henderson credit, he’s a man of his word. After NHL player Jarrett Stoll was arrested for drug possession earlier this week in Las Vegas, Henderson took to Twitter to call out sportscaster Erin Andrews, Stoll’s girlfriend. “lol wassup with your boyfriend?!” Henderson tweeted on Monday. Henderson, you might recall, served a […]

Associated Press NEW YORK – Catcher Kevin Plawecki made an impressive big league debut, contributing with his bat and glove as the banged-up New York Mets won their ninth straight by beating the Atlanta Braves 7-1 Tuesday night. The Mets extended their longest winning streak since a 10-game run in 2008. The team record is […]