Minnie Minoso, the seemingly ageless Cuban slugger who broke into the majors just two years after Jackie Robinson and turned into the game's first black Latino star, has died, a medical examiner in Illinois said Sunday.
Now that a settlement has cleared the way for $60 million from Penn State to be spent in Pennsylvania to address child sexual abuse, potential recipients are starting to think about how that money might be put to use.
The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down the Ducks, Beavers, and the rest of the Pac-12 on this edition of Inside the Pac.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down Oregon and Oregon State's road trip to the Arizona schools and the rest of the weekend in Pac-12 basketball on this edition of Inside the Pac.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down the Ducks and Beavers win over the LA schools on this edition of Inside the Pac.
In a surprise move to perhaps everybody except the man who did the hiring, Oregon State's Mike Riley is set to take over at Nebraska.
Final: #2 Oregon 47, Oregon State 19
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon are joined by Jon Warren, host of the Joe Beaver Radio Show, on this edition of Inside the Pac.
Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Michael Saunders could be sidelined until around the All-Star break after stepping on a sprinkler while shagging fly balls and tearing the meniscus in his left knee.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman will not have surgery on his injured left elbow and will let the ligament damage heal on its own.
Kris Richard has been promoted to defensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks, replacing Dan Quinn, who took over as head coach in Atlanta.
The girls cross country team placed fourth at state championships last year and they say proceeds from the love run will help them go farther by funding new shoes and training camps.
The Bay Area had some big wins at the District 4 Swim Meet over the weekend.
The Bay Area has hosted the 3A boys and girls tourney for years, but organizers say that could change if there aren't more people in the stands this year.
The No. 44 NASCAR Sprint Cup car owned by small-budget Team XTREME was stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway, police said.
Przemek Karnowski scored 11 of his 14 points in the second half, Domantas Sabonis added 11 off the bench, and No. 3 Gonzaga overcame a sluggish first half to beat San Diego 59-39 on Thursday night for its 22nd straight victory.
The Minnesota Vikings have repeatedly praised Adrian Peterson during the offseason, with his status slowly moving toward resolution.
The Southwestern Oregon Community College swim team is in its very first year, but the swimmers are already creating a legacy on campus. In its first season the entire team has qualified for nationals.
The Inglewood City Council unanimously approved a $2 billion stadium plan backed by St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke that clears a path for the NFL to return to the Los Angeles area for the first time in two decades.
A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated, ruling that an NFL arbitrator "failed to meet his duty" in a child abuse case that shook the league.
Two Tennessee girls basketball high school coaches have been suspended for trying to get their teams to lose a game in an attempt to avoid the top-ranked squad and improve their chances of advancing in the state tournament.
A federal government decision to cancel the Washington Redskins' trademark because it may be disparaging infringes on free-speech rights and unfairly singles the team out, lawyers argued in court papers filed Monday.
Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter.
Alex Rodriguez reported to the New York Yankees following a season-long suspension, arriving three days ahead of schedule.
The 18-time Olympic gold medalist announced on Twitter he's marrying Nicole Johnson, who was Miss California in 2010 and has dated the swimmer on and off the past few years.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo is back from suspension, and teammates are welcoming her return as they prepare for the Women's World Cup.
Larry Fitzgerald is staying with the Arizona Cardinals, the only home he's known in his 11-year NFL career.
In a stunning move just two days before the season-opening Daytona 500, NASCAR suspended Kurt Busch indefinitely on Friday after a judge said the former champion almost surely strangled and beat an ex-girlfriend last fall and there was a "substantial likelihood" of more domestic violence from him in the future.