Russian anti-doping CEO says track team set to miss worlds

MOSCOW (AP) — The CEO of the Russian anti-doping agency has predicted that the country's track team won't be reinstated in time for the upcoming world athletics championships. The Ru...

Cole reaches 300 Ks for season, Astros beat Rangers 3-2

HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out 10 batters, including his 300th of the season, in eight strong innings, Yuli Gurriel and Jose Altuve homered and the Houston Astros beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on ...

Yankees lose to Angels 3-2, miss chance to clinch AL East

NEW YORK (AP) — Relief pitcher Adam Ottavino sailed a 30-foot throw home on Albert Pujols' tiebreaking chopper, and the sloppy New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 Wednesday night with ...

Canha hit in 11th, A's edge KC 1-0 to hold wild card lead

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mark Canha hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics edged the Kansas City Royals 1-0 Wednesday to hold their lead atop the AL wild-card race....

Olson's deep homer helps A's rally late to beat Royals 2-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit a tying homer leading off the seventh, Seth Brown hit a go-ahead double two batters later, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Tuesday ni...

A's waste late lead to Royals, lead over Tampa Bay down to 1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Phillips hit a tying home run off Liam Hendricks in the ninth inning, Adalberto Mondesi followed with an RBI double and the Kansas City Royals beat Oakland 6-5 on Monday n...

Defending 1,500 champion Manangoi pulls out of Doha worlds

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Defending 1,500-meter champion Elijah Manangoi has pulled out of the upcoming athletics world championships because of an ankle injury he picked in training. Ma...

South African sprinter Carina Horn fails doping test

MONACO (AP) — One of Africa's fastest female sprinters, Carina Horn, has been suspended for failing a doping test. The Athletics Integrity Unit, which oversees doping cases in track ...

100 losses no novelty this year; same with 100 wins

The Baltimore Orioles might lose 110 games and still not end up with the No. 1 pick in the draft. That race, so to speak, is pretty unforgiving this year. The Oriol...

Rizzo sprains ankle for Cubs, who sweep Pirates

CHICAGO (AP) — Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from a game Sunday with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs' 16-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed...

Manaea throws 6 scoreless, A's beat Rangers 6-1 for sweep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sean Manaea limited Texas to three singles over six scoreless innings, Marcus Semien became the third Oakland slugger with 30 homers and the Athletics beat the Rangers 6-1 Sund...

Narvaez's 10th inning HR lifts Mariners over Sox 2-1

SEATTLE (AP) — Omar Narvaez hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning against his former team, Felix Hernandez turned in his best outing of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat the Chicago Whi...

Four home runs carry Athletics to 8-6 win over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Mark Canha's two-run home run off the left-field foul pole broke a fifth-inning tie as the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 8-6 on Saturday night. The...

LEADING OFF: Manaea effective with less velo; BoSox pay up

A look at what's happening in the majors Sunday: GOOD ENOUGH Sean Manaea isn't up to full strength after returning from shoulder surgery, but the left-hander has no...

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame. The Class of 2019 being...