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Baseball’s Home Run Derby proves a popular summer event

Baseball’s Home Run Derby proves a popular summer event

Baseball's All-Star game is fading as a midsummer television attraction, but the adjunct Home Run Derby is becoming popular in its own right.The Nielsen company says a little more than 8 million people watched Tuesday's ...

Capitals re-sign winger Jakub Vrana in 2-year deal

Capitals re-sign winger Jakub Vrana in 2-year deal

The Capitals have re-signed winger Jakub Vrana to a $6.7 million, two-year contract, the biggest item left on Washington's offseason checklist.The 23-year-old restricted free agent set career highs with 24 goals, 23 assists and 47 ...

Clemson needs to fill major holes on defensive line

Clemson needs to fill major holes on defensive line

Clemson coach Dabo Swinney hears so many questions about the Tigers' defensive losses that he has lost count.He heard it again Tuesday — probably not for the last time.This time it came from one of ...

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York

Legal sports betting begins in upstate New York

New York joined the growing list of states allowing wagering on sports after an upstate casino cut the ribbon on a new betting lounge Tuesday and took its first bet — $20 on the Seattle ...

Virginia looking for playmakers to help QB Bryce Perkins

Virginia looking for playmakers to help QB Bryce Perkins

Ending last season on a high note gave Virginia plenty of momentum heading into the offseason, and coach Bronco Mendenhall has said the positive energy continued during spring practice and summer workouts.But Virginia has some ...

CNN plans to set debate lineup reminiscent of sports

CNN plans to set debate lineup reminiscent of sports

The political equivalent to NBA first pick Zion Williamson is unclear, but CNN this week brings the showmanship of sports draft lotteries to the presidential campaign by televising its drawing to set the lineup for ...