Astros send struggling Ken Giles to minors
ESPN, 12 July at 00:11
Ken Giles, who had 34 saves for the world champion Houston Astros last season, was sent down to Triple-A Fresno on Wednesday. The right-hander allowed three runs without recording an out in Houston's 6-5, extra-inning win against Oakland on Tuesday.
Astros' Ken Giles demoted to Triple-A after outburst Tuesday
Houston Astros send Ken Giles to minors after fiery ninth-inning exit
Cardinals TE Ricky Seals-Jones arrested in Scottsdale
NFL.com, 18 July at 05:06
The same day that Cardinals general manager Steve Keim was suspended five games after pleading guilty to an extreme DUI, we find out another member of the organization was arrested over the weekend. According to the Scottsdale Police Department, ...
Angels' Mike Trout homers, continues to crush it in the MLB All-Star Game
CBSSports.com, 18 July at 04:25
WASHINGTON -- Angels center fielder Mike Trout is generally considered the best baseball player in the world. He hasn't yet gotten to show as much on a national stage due to the Angels being 0-3 in playoff games in his career, but man, does he ever
NBA trade rumors: Spurs want All-Star, young players and draft picks for Kawhi Leonard
Sporting News, 18 July at 03:50
The Spurs are seeking multiple assets in exchange for Kawhi Leonard. San Antonio is asking opposing teams for an All-Star, high-potential young players and draft picks in return for the 27-year-old star, according to a report from ESPN. The 76ers
Agent confirms Le'Veon Bell will likely skip training camp, report to Steelers for Week 1
CBSSports.com, 18 July at 03:49
On Tuesday, Bell's agent confirmed what we all suspected. Bell likely won't participate in training camp and the preseason as he prepares to play under the franchise tag for a second consecutive season. Q: Le'Veon will take the same approach as last ...
All-Star Game is a fine time to assess MLB's issues. And its problems are manageable.
Washington Post, 18 July at 03:40
To see the present more clearly it helps to have a time machine to take you back almost a half-century to find out what the past can teach. The All-Star Game at Nationals Park on Tuesday night, the first in Washington in 49 years, was handed to us at
Lakers' Josh Hart, who set out to dominate, named Summer League MVP
ESPN, 18 July at 02:09
Los Angeles Lakers guard Josh Hart has been named the Las Vegas Summer League MVP, marking the second straight summer that a Lakers guard has earned the honor. Fresh off his 37-point, nine-rebound performance in a double-overtime semifinal win ...
Kawhi Leonard Trade Rumors: Raptors Have Made 'Compelling' Offer for Star
Bleacher Report, 18 July at 02:00
The Toronto Raptors are reportedly ramping up their pursuit of a trade for San Antonio Spurs small forward Kawhi Leonard. Appearing on TSN's SportsCentre on Tuesday, ESPN's Brian Windhorst said the Raptors have made the Spurs a "compelling offer" ...
Dallas Wings' Liz Cambage sets WNBA single-game scoring record with 53 points and Twitter loves it
CBSSports.com, 18 July at 01:54
You could say that Liz Cambage had a day against the New York Liberty on Tuesday. The 6-foot-8 center for the Dallas Wings dropped 53 points on a ridiculous 17-off-22 shooting -- which includes 4 of 5 from 3-point range. She was also 15 of 16 at the line.
Manny Machado could blow open NL West for the Dodgers
USA TODAY, 18 July at 01:50
WASHINGTON – Rockies outfielder Charlie Blackmon was signing baseballs a few hours before Tuesday's All-Star Game when the topic of Manny Machado's expected trade to the Dodgers – which could happen as soon as Wednesday – was brought up.
Dodgers close to deal for Orioles star Manny Machado
Los Angeles Times, 18 July at 01:46
After surging to first place in the National League West during the final week of the first half, the Dodgers stand on the verge of an acquisition which would increase their chances of returning to the World Series. As the All-Star Game played out on
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