George Springer hits a two-run homer in the eighth inning after Nori Aoki put Houston ahead with one of his two RBIs, and the Astros rally from a five-run deficit to beat the A’s 10-6. The A’s take a combined no-hitter into the seventh inning.
Tyler Chatwood pitches 5 2/3 perfect innings before Chris Marrero’s single and finishes with a two-hitter for the Colorado Rockies in his first big league shutout, a 5-0 win over the Giants. Jarrett Parker leaves with a broken collarbone after colliding with the wall in left field.
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MLB players use social media to honor the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball’s color barrier.
Joe Johnson hits the winning shot at the buzzer for 21 points and Utah Jazz overcomes the loss of Rudy Gobert 17 seconds into the game to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 97-95 in their playoff opener.
Unlike the majority of the players who made a mockery of their All-Star votes, Sacramento Bee staff writer Jason Jones puts a lot of thought into his selections.
Jones takes a look at three keys to the Kings’ future heading into their 11th consecutive offseason without a playoff appearance.
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Authorities say a former NFL player was driving a truck that struck and killed his 3-year-daughter in the driveway of their suburban Phoenix home.
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