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Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen escaped a bases-loaded jam in a bizarre ninth inning that saw both managers on the field trying to figure out what happened, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday.

Saturday 08/24/2019
Code of Honor wins Travers Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Trainer Shug McGaughey walked into Saratoga Race Course stoked for the 150th running of the Travers Stakes. Code of Honor validated those feelings.

Bell restarts fast, wins NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Christopher Bell knows he must master the art of road course racing to make the jump to the next level of NASCAR, even if it might never be his favorite kind of track.

Son of ex-NFL player accused of murdering parents arrested

LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say the son of a former NFL lineman wanted on murder charges in Minnesota for the shooting of his parents was arrested Saturday in Mexico.

Lightning strike at Tour Championship causes 6 injuries

ATLANTA (AP) — Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered them with debris, Atlanta police said.

Curacao beats Japan 5-4, moves to Little League title game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — As soon as the ball came off his bat, Curley Martha pointed to the sky — he knew that one was gone.

Louisiana beats Hawaii 9-5, moves to Little League final

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Louisiana's Reece Roussel had a two-run single that broke the Little League World Series tournament record for hits with 15. At the time, it seemed like a footnote.

Djokovic not worried about blisters with the US Open afoot

NEW YORK (AP) — During a break in practice two days before opening his U.S. Open title defense, Novak Djokovic pulled off his blue shoe and white sock so a trainer could look at his right foot.

Sprinter Coleman faces Sept. 4 anti-doping hearing

Sprinter Christian Coleman faces a Sept. 4 hearing at which he'll try to avoid a doping suspension after allegations he failed to provide authorities with his whereabouts so he can be tested for performance enhancers.

Curaco beats Japan 5-4, moves to Little League title game

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Pitcher Curley Martha hit a two-run homer to center in the fifth inning to help Curacao beat Japan 5-4 and advance to the Little League World Series title game.

Panthers' Cam Newton remains in walking boot, gets treatment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects injured quarterback Cam Newton to return to practice "pretty soon," without giving a timetable.

Lyles no-hits Arizona through 6 innings, Brewers win 6-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Even with a chance at history, Jordan Lyles didn't put up much of a fuss.

Football victory a salve for devastated California town

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — It's hard to recognize Paradise.

Kuzma out of World Cup with ankle injury; US roster set

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — USA Basketball said Saturday that Kyle Kuzma of the Los Angeles Lakers has a left ankle injury that will keep him from playing in the FIBA World Cup.

Streak ends: US men's basketball falls to Australia, 98-94

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The World Cup is a week away, and the United States is no lock for gold.

LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper on paternity leave

A look at what's happening around the majors today:

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles.

'I don't want no sympathy:' Football helps heal ravaged town

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Few things are powerful enough to bring people back to the scene of their greatest tragedy. For the community of Paradise that was nearly leveled by a wildfire, football is it.

Hamilton, Braves outlast Mets 2-1 in 14 after deGrom shines

NEW YORK (AP) — With Jacob deGrom and the Mets hard-throwing bullpen missing bats at a historic pace, the NL East-leading Braves were ready to win with small ball Friday night.

Friday 08/23/2019
Castro, Marlins rally from 7 runs down, beat Phillies 19-11

MIAMI (AP) — A wild victory for the Marlins was tempered by some disappointing injury news.

Galaxy-LAFC rivalry captures Los Angeles' passion for soccer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the wordless billboards went up quietly this week on the streets around Los Angeles FC's Banc of California Stadium, their message to the city is loud and clear.

Koepka leads at East Lake as stars get some separation

ATLANTA (AP) — A storm delay at the Tour Championship slowed the momentum of Brooks Koepka and Justin Thomas, right when they were starting to pull ahead in the chase for the $15 million FedEx Cup.

Sánchez pitches into 9th, slugging Nats roll past Cubs 9-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez wanted to help his weary teammates with a strong performance on the mound.

AP Source: Lakers plan to sign Dwight Howard

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers intend to sign center Dwight Howard after he completes a buyout with Memphis, a person familiar with the decision says.

NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his acquittal by a jury at trial.

A look at the seminal broadcasting moves that define the NFL

Pete Rozelle would not be surprised to see television's impact on the NFL as the league celebrates its 100th season this year.

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