Category: Sports

QB competition marks Fleck’s follow-up season at Minnesota

QB competition marks Fleck’s follow-up season at Minnesota MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Following P.J. Fleck’s whirlwind takeover of the program at Minnesota and a forgettable first year under the fast-talking, fun-loving, full-of-energy head coach, the newness is finally out of the way for the Gophers. Well, except for the quarterbacks. Regardless of whether redshirt freshman Tanner […]

Cardinals win eighth straight, 4-2 over Nationals

Cardinals win eighth straight, 4-2 over Nationals ST. LOUIS — Austin Gomber learned plenty about pressure during a 15-game stint in the St. Louis Cardinals’ bullpen earlier this season. The left-hander used that experience to his advantage on Wednesday night. Gomber tossed six shutout innings in his fourth start of the year, Marcell Ozuna homered and […]

Marlins lose series finale to Braves, Jose Urena ejected early

Marlins lose series finale to Braves, Jose Urena ejected early ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves and their manager had plenty of reasons to be unhappy even after completing their first four-game sweep of the Miami Marlins since 2006. Seeing slugging rookie Ronald Acuna Jr., who had been on a home-run streak, hit by Jose […]

Clemson aims for 4th straight ACC title in dominating run

Clemson aims for 4th straight ACC title in dominating run RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn’t changing how the Tigers approach each season — and there’s no reason he should. The repetition is working. His program is the unquestioned Atlantic Coast Conference favorite again and has become a perennial national power. Everyone […]

FOX Sports App: Frequently Asked Questions

FOX Sports App: Frequently Asked Questions What is the FOX Sports app and how much does it cost? the FOX Sports app provides fast access to the shows & games you want to watch and the scores & stats you need to know. Choose and rank your favorites to personalize your scoreboard and alerts. With […]

Lowrie drives in 4 to back Manaea, A’s hold off Mariners 7-6

Lowrie drives in 4 to back Manaea, A’s hold off Mariners 7-6 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bob Melvin might have a little better understanding of the anxiety other teams feel when his Oakland Athletics come roaring back in the late innings. Seattle nearly did it to the A’s. These AL West rivals are among the […]

Braves’ Acuna leads off each half of doubleheader with homer

Braves’ Acuna leads off each half of doubleheader with homer ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. pulled off one of the rarest feats in baseball history, hitting leadoff homers in both games of a doubleheader to send the first-place Atlanta Braves to a sweep of the Miami Marlins on Monday. The 20-year-old rookie hit an […]

Bote’s grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3

Bote’s grand slam in 9th lifts Cubs over Nationals 4-3 CHICAGO (AP) — The celebration was under way by the time David Bote flung his helmet high into the air on his way home. Teammates were already jumping up and down, ready to mob him at the plate. The fans were in a frenzy, too. […]

Lot of questions as Rutgers prepares for opener

Lot of questions as Rutgers prepares for opener PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Just over a week into training camp, the two biggest questions surrounding Rutgers are who’ll be the starting quarterback against Texas State and how will the investigation of credit-card fraud impact the roster. Three quarterbacks are vying for the starting nod in senior […]