Review: Fact outhits fiction in “Pride of the Yankees” book

Associated PressReview: Fact outhits fiction in 'Pride of the Yankees' bookBy DOUGLASS K. DANIEL''The Pride of the Yankees: Lou Gehrig, Gary Cooper, and the Making of a Classic'' (Hachette), by Richard SandomirThe movie ''The Pride of the Yankees'' is...

Rangers activate LHP Cole Hamels to start against Cleveland

Rangers activate LHP Cole Hamels to start against ClevelandCLEVELAND (AP) Texas Rangers left-hander Cole Hamels has been activated from the 10-day disabled list in time to start Monday against the Cleveland Indians.Hamels has been out for eight weeks...

Indians activate Brantley, Guyer from disabled list

Indians activate Brantley, Guyer from disabled listCLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Indians have activated outfielders Michael Brantley and Brandon Guyer from the 10-day disabled list.The Indians made the moves before playing Texas on Monday night. Outfielder Daniel Robertson and...

Beat the Freeze: Braves” promotional race off and running

Associated PressBeat the Freeze: Braves' promotional race off and runningBy ANDY BUHLERATLANTA (AP) When Atlanta Braves grounds crewmember Nigel Talton was asked during the offseason if he wanted to race fans as a part of an in-game promotion,...

Yankees activate outfielder Ellsbury, starts vs White Sox

Yankees activate outfielder Ellsbury, starts vs White SoxCHICAGO (AP) The slumping New York Yankees have activated outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury from the disabled list and put him back in the starting lineup.Ellsbury was set to play center field and...

Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguers

Marlins trade SS Hechavarria to Rays for 2 minor leaguersST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Miami Marlins have traded shortstop Adeiny Hechavarria to the Tampa Bay Rays for two minor leaguers.The Marlins got right-handed pitcher Ethan Clark and outfielder...

Quarterback successors across the FCS

STATS FCS Senior Editor=Quarterback successors across the FCSBy CRAIG HALEY(STATS) - Considering most of the subdivision's national powers welcome back their starter, the 2017 season should be one of the best in the FCS for top returning quarterbacks.All but...

College Football Playoff COO gets 3-year contract extension

College Football Playoff COO gets 3-year contract extensionIRVING, Texas (AP) College Football Playoff chief operating officer Michael Kelly has received a three-year contract extension that runs through June 2020.Kelly has been COO of the College Football Playoff since...

Baylor says NCAA investigation is “ongoing, pending”

AP Sports WriterBaylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'By JIM VERTUNOAUSTIN, Texas (AP) Baylor University officials say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing...

Baylor says NCAA investigation is “ongoing, pending”

AP Sports WriterBaylor says NCAA investigation is 'ongoing, pending'By JIM VERTUNOAUSTIN, Texas (AP) The NCAA is conducting an ''ongoing, pending investigation'' into Baylor University in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of...