S. Korea reaches LLWS International final

The Asia-Pacific Region champs from Seoul, South Korea, kick-started Thursday with a dominant victory over Mexico. The victory catapulted South Korea into the International Championship game, where it will get a second crack at undefeated Panama.

Gates: Bolts will welcome Bosa back ‘with open arms’

Off the field, the Joey Bosa-Chargers standoff is getting testy. But on the gridiron, Chargers players and coaches are toning down the animosity, instead offering an olive branch to the rookie.

McCann the man as Tigers sweep Twins

After a lull in mid-August, Detroit’s offense is starting to heat up. The Tigers stayed hot against the Twins, reaching eight runs for a fourth straight game in an 8-5 win to complete a three-game sweep at Target Field on Thursday.

Bautista activated from DL, leading off for Jays

Jose Bautista came off the 15-day disabled list and made his return to the Blue Jays’ lineup in Thursday’s game against the Angels.

NFL interviews Harrison, Matthews, Peppers for probe

The NFL has completed three of the four player interviews related to its performance-enhancing drug investigation stemming from an Al Jazeera America report, Ian Rapoport reports.

Eloy Jimenez Celebrates Midwest League MVP with Fireworks

I hope Eloy Jimenez still has room in his trophy case, because it’s getting a little more crowded. On Tuesday he was named Midwest League Most Valuable Player and Prospect…

Graveman gleaning wisdom from early struggles

Kendall Graveman has been quietly piecing together a superb sophomore season, transforming from fringe starter to rotational mainstay.

Cleveland Browns trading Barkevious Mingo to Patriots

The Cleveland Browns are finalizing a deal to trade linebacker Barkevious Mingo to the New England Patriots, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports

South Bend Cubs Skipper Jimmy Gonzalez Named Midwest League Manager of the Year

Jimmy Gonzalez named 2016 Midwest League Manager of the Year South Bend Cubs skipper Jimmy Gonzalez was named Midwest League Manager of the Year this week. Gonzalez is in his…

Dodger Stadium will host 2017 World Baseball Classic final

The North American venues for the 2017 World Baseball Classic were announced on Thursday, with host cities including Los Angeles, San Diego, Miami and Guadalajara, Mexico.