Astros rally to beat Dodgers 7-5 despite angry LA fans

Astros rally to beat Dodgers 7-5 despite angry LA fans

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Bregman singled in the go-ahead run during a five-run ninth inning, and the Astros rallied past the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-5 under smoky skies Saturday night in Houston’s first visit since the infamous 2017 World Series. The Dodgers blew a three-run lead in the ninth when closer Kenley Jansen (3-1) … Read more

Another miserable opener for Florida State

Another miserable opener for Florida State

Just because Florida State hired a new coach it didn’t mean the program’s problems were all of a sudden going to disappear. And that was very apparent as the Mike Norvell era kicked off with a miserable 16-13 loss to Georgia Tech in Tallahassee. Saturday’s loss looked a lot like the two openers the Seminoles … Read more

Michelle Waterson edges Angela Hill in thriller

Michelle Waterson edges Angela Hill in thriller

LAS VEGAS — There was guaranteed to be a fighter who was extremely angry when Saturday’s strawweight main event between Michelle Waterson and Angela Hill ended at Apex. Both women dished out a lot of punishment and fought brilliantly. But there were a lot of close rounds and not a lot to pick between with … Read more

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open and third Grand Slam

Osaka beats Azarenka to win US Open and third Grand Slam

Japan’s Naomi Osaka came from a set down to beat Victoria Azarenka of Belarus to win the US Open on Saturday and clinch her third Grand Slam title. Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows. It brought 22-year-old Osaka’s haul of tennis … Read more

Lakers demolish Rockets, advance to West finals

Lakers demolish Rockets, advance to West finals

Even after a promising launch sequence in Game 1, the Houston Rockets failed to take off against the Los Angeles Lakers in the Western Conference semifinals. And now, their season is officially over. The Lakers had little trouble dispatching the Rockets in a 119-96 blowout, winning the series 4-1 and advancing to their first Western … Read more

Georgia Tech edges Florida State 16-13

Georgia Tech edges Florida State 16-13

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — True freshman Jeff Sims, who was once a Florida State commitment, threw for 277 yards and a touchdown as Georgia Tech defeated the Seminoles 16-13 in both teams’ season opener on Saturday night. Sims completed 24 of 35 passes and had two costly interceptions but the Jacksonville, Florida, native also ran … Read more