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Winning Kentucky Derby jockey says lane-interference violation was right call

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- The fastest two minutes in sports turned into the longest 22 minutes of waiting for an official result after an objection call by two jockeys caused the stewards to overturn the initial decision and crown Country House the Kentucky Derby champion.For the first time in the race's…... Read More

Trump to present top awards to Army football, Tiger Woods at the White House

(WASHINGTON) -- It's a sports kind of day at the White House. For the second year in a row, President Trump will present the Commander-in-Chief's trophy to the Army football team on Monday. The West Point squad once again came out on top in a round robin competition against the…... Read More

14-year-old "Sports Illustrated" rising star fatally shot at Illinois house party

(VENICE, Ill.) -- Jaylon McKenzie, an eighth grade football phenom who was already fielding offers from colleges, was shot to death outside of a party over the weekend, police said.The 14-year-old rising star was attending a party near his hometown in southern Illinois on Saturday when he was struck by…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/5/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Sunday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLINTERLEAGUEPittsburgh 5 Oakland 3, 13 InningsAMERICAN LEAGUESeattle 10 Cleveland 0Detroit 5 Kansas City 2, 10 InningsBoston 9 Chi White Sox 2Texas 10 Toronto 2NY Yankees 4 Minnesota 1, 8 InningsHouston 10 LA Angels 4Tampa Bay at Baltimore 1:05…... Read More

Maximum Security's disqualification at the Kentucky Derby makes history

(NEW YORK) -- Dubious history was made on Saturday at the Kentucky Derby as the winning horse was disqualified for an on-track violation for the first time.Minutes after Maximum Security crossed the finish line at Churchill Downs and became the 145th winner, multiple riders filed objections to the victory.Flavien Prat,…... Read More

Women's hockey players are protesting playing professionally -- but don't call it a boycott

(NEW YORK) -- Kendall Coyne Schofield refused to move from Los Angeles to play for the Minnesota Whitecaps, a National Women's Hockey League team. Instead, the two-time Olympic medalist would fly in for Whitecaps games and fly back to L.A. afterwards, "because I wasn't packing up my life and moving…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 5/2/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 8, Houston 2Tampa Bay 3, Kansas City 1Chicago White Sox 6, Boston 4L.A. Angels 6, Toronto 2 NATIONAL LEAGUEN.Y. Mets 1, Cincinnati 0San Diego 11, Atlanta 2Colorado 11, Milwaukee 6Washington 2, St. Louis 1NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION PLAYOFFSPhiladelphia 116, Toronto…... Read More

Former NFL star Jeff Rohrer is living with his new husband, two kids and ex-wife

(NEW YORK) -- After coming out and marrying husband Joshua Ross, former NFL star Jeff Rohrer is getting all the love and support he needs, some from unexpected sources.Rohrer, 60, played for the Cowboys three decades ago, and after looking inward and coming to terms with his sexuality, he and…... Read More

Olympic gold medalist Caster Semenya loses landmark gender appeal

(STOCKHOLM) -- Female track star Caster Semenya has lost her appeal in court against a gender ruling that restricts the amount of testosterone female athletes can have in their bodies in order to compete.The South African Semenya, 28, an Olympic gold medalist, was seeking to overturn the "discriminatory" new Eligibility…... Read More

Yanks' Sabathia joins the 3,000-strikeout club

(PHOENIX) -- As he nears the end of his career, CC Sabathia added to his extensive Cooperstown resume Tuesday night at Chase Field by recording his 3,000th major league strikeout.The milestone strikeout came in the bottom of the second inning of the New York Yankees' series-opening 3-1 loss to the…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 4/30/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:   ------   INTERLEAGUE Final  Detroit      3  Philadelphia   1 Final  Cleveland    7  Miami          4 Final  Pittsburgh   6  Texas          4, 11 Innings Final  Arizona      3  N-Y Yankees    1 Final  Chi Cubs     6  Seattle        5   ------   AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Boston       5  Oakland     1 Final  Houston     11  Minnesota   0 Final  L-A Angels  …... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 4/30/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Tuesday’s sports events:INTERLEAGUEDetroit 3, Philadelphia 1Cleveland 7, Miami 4Pittsburgh 6, Texas 4, 11 InningsArizona 3, N.Y. Yankees 1Chicago Cubs 6, Seattle 5AMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 5, Oakland 1Houston 11, Minnesota 0L.A. Angels 4, Toronto 3NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 3, Washington 2N.Y. Mets 4, Cincinnati 3,…... Read More

Scoreboard roundup -- 4/29/19

(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from Monday’s sports events:MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLAMERICAN LEAGUEBoston 9 Oakland 4Minnesota 1 Houston 0Chi White Sox 5 Baltimore 3Tampa Bay 8 Kansas City 5NATIONAL LEAGUESt. Louis 6 Washington 3Cincinnati 5 NY Mets 4Atlanta 3 San Diego 1Milwaukee 5 Colorado 1San Francisco 3 LA Dodgers…... Read More

Gunman at large in Kansas shooting that hurt NY Giants draft pick, killed college teammate

(NEW YORK) -- The hunt to identify a gunman who wounded New York Giants' draft pick Corey Ballentine and killed his friend and college teammate at a Kansas house party intensified Monday with police asking for the public's help in catching the killer.The shooting in Topeka occurred early Sunday morning,…... Read More