Ex-ESPN reporter blasts GQ over ‘joke’ Kaepernick award

On Monday, GQ magazine released its special issue naming former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick Citizen of the Year. The controversial figure in sports, and the magazine, received...

Rangers are skidding and know they must improve in two areas

COLUMBUS, Ohio — As the old adage goes, you’re never as good as when you’re on a winning streak and never as bad as when you’re on a losing...

Rory McIlroy: My wife helped me solve Twitter problem

PORTSTEWART, Northern Ireland Rory McIlroy is taking a break from social media after getting embroiled in a Twitter spat with fellow golfer Steve Elkington. After McIlroy missed the cut...

A different Matt Harvey debuts with caution and without his aura

PORT ST. LUCIE — Veteran scouts temper their reviews this time of year, noting all the illusionary elements of early March such as mismatched talent levels, mismatched levels of...

Masahiro Tanaka is marveling everyone except himself

CLEARWATER, Fla. — According to Masahiro Tanaka, his sparkling spring training numbers aren’t as good as they look. “I will take the results of how I did this spring thus...

Air Force sports, military NFL viewing grounded by shutdown

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. The federal government shutdown prompted the Air Force Academy on Saturday to call off sports events and upended plans for military outside the U.S....

Epic World Series game crushes NFL in ratings

For one night, at least, baseball was king. The Astros’ wild 13-12 victory over the Dodgers in 10 innings on Sunday in Game 5 of the World Series, which spilled...

Rangers seeing signs they nabbed new center at ‘right time’

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — The reason the Rangers seem so shallow at center is because it’s hard to know what they’re going to get from 31-year-old free-agent signee David Desharnais. But...

The mind behind the sudden Yankees hitting powerhouse

An adage from the first day of sports remains in play today. “Players win; coaches lose’’ has stood the test of time. In April of last season, Alan Cockrell was in...

Missing reporter turns up in Chick-fil-A

A Houston sports reporter, who went missing the day after she texted her roommate that a strange man was following her, has been found safe inside a Chick-fil-A, according...