Loyola celebrity nun Sister Jean celebrating 99th birthday

Loyola celebrity nun Sister Jean celebrating 99th birthday

Sister Jean is celebrating her 99th birthday months after gaining national attention as chaplain of the Loyola-Chicago basketball team that reached the NCAA Final Four.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 12:02 pm CDT
Cubs acquire 2B Murphy in trade with Nationals

Cubs acquire 2B Murphy in trade with Nationals

Chicago Cubs acquire 2B Daniel Murphy in trade with Washington Nationals.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 5:34 pm CDT
Browns expect WR Josh Gordon to practice 'very soon'

Browns expect WR Josh Gordon to practice 'very soon'

Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon expected to be on practice field 'very soon'.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 1:34 pm CDT
IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

IndyCar driver Wickens has rods, screws placed into spine

IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a crash at Pocono Raceway.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 8:49 am CDT

Love, Oliver, Grier lead AP Preseason All-America team

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 11:06 am CDT
AP Top 25 Podcast: ESPN's Rece Davis on preseason polling

AP Top 25 Podcast: ESPN's Rece Davis on preseason polling

Putting together a preseason Top 25 for The Associated Press college football poll is more art than science for ESPN's Rece Davis.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 2:09 pm CDT
Serena Williams seeded 17 at US Open, 9 spots above ranking

Serena Williams seeded 17 at US Open, 9 spots above ranking

Serena Williams was seeded No. 17 for the U.S. Open, nine spots higher than her ranking.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 11:13 am CDT

Federer, Djokovic headline rosters for Laver Cup in Chicago

Roger Federer and Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic will play for Europe next month in the Laver Cup in Chicago.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 11:57 am CDT
Giants receiver Victor Cruz retires, joins ESPN

Giants receiver Victor Cruz retires, joins ESPN

Former New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz retires, joins ESPN as analyst.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 12:06 pm CDT
Yankees slugger Stanton says he'll enjoy Miami homecoming

Yankees slugger Stanton says he'll enjoy Miami homecoming

Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton says it's weird but good to be back in Miami for a two-game series.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 5:34 pm CDT
Nats throw in towel, trade Murphy to Cubs, Adams to Cards

Nats throw in towel, trade Murphy to Cubs, Adams to Cards

Washington Nationals trade 2B Daniel Murphy to Chicago Cubs and 1B Matt Adams to St. Louis Cardinals, essentially throwing in the towel on disappointing season.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 2:14 pm CDT
Khris Davis lets Make-A-Wish kid sign jersey, slugs long HR

Khris Davis lets Make-A-Wish kid sign jersey, slugs long HR

Khris Davis asked a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to sign his jersey, then slugged a mighty home run for the Oakland Athletics against the Texas Rangers.

Monday, August 20th 2018, 11:44 pm CDT
Mayfield ends impressive camp with Browns imitating GM

Mayfield ends impressive camp with Browns imitating GM

Browns rookie quarterback Baker Mayfield ended his first NFL training camp in costume.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 4:45 pm CDT

Ill health forces Dutch Olympian to halt long-distance swim

In a fundraising feat that has captured the imagination of his nation, a Dutch Olympian is approaching the end of a marathon swim along the route of an iconic speed skating race.

Monday, August 20th 2018, 6:23 am CDT
Smoltz calls for changes in baseball in the analytics era

Smoltz calls for changes in baseball in the analytics era

Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes _ and quick _ to make the game more watchable.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 10:34 am CDT
Ohio State experienced receivers embrace 'elite' challenge

Ohio State experienced receivers embrace 'elite' challenge

Ohio State's returning receivers are embracing the challenge to reach "elite" status.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 10:34 am CDT
Panel not yet considering cost of Ohio State's Meyer inquiry

Panel not yet considering cost of Ohio State's Meyer inquiry

Approval for funding an outside firm's two-week investigation of Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer will wait until after university trustees meet privately Wednesday to discuss the findings.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 1:06 pm CDT
Usain Bolt trains for 1st time with Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt trains for 1st time with Central Coast Mariners

Usain Bolt practices with Australian soccer club Central Coast Mariners for the first time, taking part in light passing drills and agility tests on his 32nd birthday.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 9:46 am CDT
Pogba's future at Man United mired in uncertainty

Pogba's future at Man United mired in uncertainty

The uncertainty surrounding Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United refuses to go away despite manager Jose Mourinho handing the World Cup-winning midfielder the captain's armband at the start of the season.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 8:40 am CDT
Yankees SS Didi Gregorius goes on DL with bruised heel

Yankees SS Didi Gregorius goes on DL with bruised heel

New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius placed on 10-day disabled list with bruised left heel.

Tuesday, August 21st 2018, 12:33 pm CDT