Judge HR, Montgomery sharp, Yanks top Red Sox in home opener

Yankees: RHP Tommy Kahnle is likely to have Tommy John surgery after an MRI revealed an issue with his right ulnar collateral ligament. … RHP Masahiro Tanaka says he will wear a protective insert in his hat when he returns to the mound Saturday. Tanaka has been out since being hit in the head by […]

Judge homers again, Yankees roll past Red Sox 5-1

Craig Stammen (1-0) threw 1 1/3 scoreless innings to earn the win, while Kirby Yates made things interesting in the ninth. Yates surrendered a run-scoring single to Charlie Blackmon and then walked Ryan McMahon with the bases loaded to make it 8-7. He was taken out for Drew Pomeranz, who got pinch-hitter Chris Owings to […]

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Behind the scenes of Star Wars: The Last Jedi The Last Jedi director responds to fan campaign to remake the movie How the Star Wars: The Last Jedi FX team crafted its skin-crawling villain The Last Jedi is unlike any Star Wars film, and that’s what makes it so Star Wars Zootopia Zootopia is the […]

49ers left tackle Trent Williams ‘ecstatic’ to be in SF: ‘Vibe is different’

“Where I came from, a walkthrough was a walkthrough,” Williams said. “Our walkthrough here was pretty intense. There was a lot of focus. A lot of attention to detail. Guys were flying around. You could tell this is a hungry group of guys. I feel like I fit right in.”

Retired 49ers’ OL Mike Person reflects on ‘chaotic’ career, from start to finish

The 49ers saved $2.5 million in salary cap space by releasing Person, who missed the final two regular-season games last year with a neck injury that involved a disc issue that was causing numbness in his left arm. Person was also dealing with pain in his knees, elbows and wrist, standard wear and tear from […]

NBL Showdown champ: Equality is good, but we need Saints, Sharks back to set standard

But for the most part the Showdown ticked the boxes. It showcased a strong tier of Kiwi hoops talent sitting just outside the elite few who are contracted with the Breakers or beyond; it put the league front and central on the New Zealand sporting scene for six important weeks; it built national and international […]

Persistence pays off for Jarrod Kenny as he secures new Cairns deal to go with NBL title

“There were a lot of concerns going into the NBL season, but a lot of those concerns were addressed,” reflected Kenny. “I’ve been happy to be a part of it all and I’m stoked to have finally won a championship after 19 seasons.

Top players push Coyotes into next playoff round

He thrived as the No. 1 goalie after Antti Raanta was injured last season, earning an All-Star Game nod despite not being able to play because of an injury. Kuemper got this season off to another solid start before a lower-body injury in December limited him to 29 games.

MLB postpones Blue Jays-Phillies series after more positives

The Blue Jays are stuck on the road because the Canadian government wouldn’t let them use their stadium in Toronto this season because of fears about teams traveling back and forth to the United States. Eventually, the Blue Jays are supposed to play home games at a minor league ballpark in Buffalo, but it isn’t […]

Marlins beat Orioles 8-7 to complete stunning 4-game sweep

Villar’s homer sparked an 11-hit attack, and Miami needed almost every one of them because starter Jordan Yamamoto gave up three one-run leads and Jorge Guzman, in his major league debut, yielded successive solo homers to Dwight Smith and Renato Núñez