Next start is uncertain for Tigers' Verlander

...better,' when I asked him."Verlander is still tentatively scheduled to make his final spring start Thursday against the New York Yankees, but the Tigers remain unsure whether he will make it.They also have begun to kick around options to push...

Islanders finally win at home, against Red Wings

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Frans Nielsen's goal 16 seconds into the second period broke a 3-3 tie and the New York Islanders held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-4 for their first home win this month.The Islanders came in winless in seven...

Cubs send Kris Bryant to minors despite big spring

...sleeves.The AL's MVP in 1953, Rosen died on March 13 at 91. He spent his entire career with Cleveland (1947-56) and went on to have a successful career as a baseball executive.with Houston, the New York Yankees and San Francisco.

Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart under investigation for gambling

...Anthony Rendon might miss Washington's opener against the New York Mets on April 6 because of a sprained left knee.Rendon...late next spring.TEAM VALUATIONS: Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball's most valuable team for the...

Big first inning lifts Braves past Pirates

...gave up a run in his first inning this year against the New York Mets, then blanked Washington (three innings), Houston...and the Los Angeles Angels last year after playing for the New York Mets and Pittsburgh in 2013.He says he wants to spend...

A new writers' conference in Augusta

...Afghanistan. It won the National Book Award for Fiction in 2014.Wiley Cash's debut novel, A Land More Than Home, hit The New York Times list. The novel examines the repercussions of religious frenzy in a small North Carolina town. Cash has been...

Google hires woman as new CFO, luring Morgan Stanley exec from Wall St. to Silicon Valley

...when she starts her new job on May 26. Her last day at Morgan Stanley will be April 30, ending a 28-year career at the New York investment bank.Google Inc. and other Silicon Valley heavyweights, including Apple Inc. and Facebook Inc., are...

Cubs, rooftop owners battle in court over Wrigley renovation

...made the previous three Opening Day starts.Manager Matt Williams made the announcement before Monday's game against the New York Yankees. METS: Bartolo Colon has been picked to start the opener at Washington on April 6.Colon, 41, will become...

Harden's big game helps Rockets drop Pacers

...Randolph scored 23 points, Marc Gasol had 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night.Vince Carter added 14 points for the Grizzlies, and Jeff Green had 12.Langston Galloway...

Kings win rematch over Rangers

...second-period tie, and Jonathan Quick shook off an opening-minute goal to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday night in a rematch of last year's Stanley Cup Final.The Kings, fighting for a chance to defend...