Cubs say thanks to Jackie Robinson West players

The Cubs loaded up the Jackie Robinson West players with bats, personalized Cubs jerseys and other swag as they hosted the returning U.S. champs from the Little League World Series….

J.J. Watt, Texans reportedly strike contract extension

Defensive end J.J. Watt has reportedly agreed to a long-term contract extension with the Houston Texans, and the numbers are as eye-popping as Watt’s play has been during his young NFL career.

Back tightness has Nats’ LaRoche day to day

Nationals first baseman Adam LaRoche left Monday night’s 6-4 victory over the Dodgers in the top of the seventh inning because of lower back tightness and was replaced by Kevin Frandsen.

Span’s two homers lead way as Nats top Dodgers

Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four home runs off Dodgers righty Roberto Hernandez as the Nationals won the series opener, 6-4, on Monday night in Los Angeles. Gio Gonzalez earned the win with six-plus innings pitched.

Louisville pulls away from Miami, wins its ACC debut

Dominique Brown’s 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian’s 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville’s big defensive performance that helped beat Miami (Fla.) 31-13 on Monday night.

Wrigleyville Nation Ep 34 – Soler Love, September call ups & Kerry Wood memories

Jeremy & Pat have Soler love. We recap the most fun game of the year against the Cardinals. Who should be called up in September? Kerry Wood memories. & more!…

Rockies’ big surge ends with walk-off win

Franklin Morales spotted the Giants four runs in the top of the first inning Monday, but rather than say die, the Rockies instead stormed back for eight runs in the final three innings, including a walk-off single from Charlie Blackmon to cap off a 10-9 comeback victory at Coors Field.

NCAA faces new suit over football scholarships

NCAA faces new suit over football scholarships

Follow LIVE: New to ACC, Louisville facing Miami

Follow LIVE: New to ACC, Louisville facing Miami

Dunn in: Slugger makes splash in A’s debut

Adam Dunn hit a two-run homer in his first A’s at-bat, igniting a five-run first that included a two-run single by Geovany Soto and an RBI knock by Eric Sogard. Jason Hammel took the early lead and ran, holding the Mariners to one run on three hits in eight innings.