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Today β€” June 17th 2019Sport

MLB notebook: Yanks' Stanton nears return

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Sunday that Giancarlo Stanton will return from the injured list and play on Tuesday.

Athletics: Lyles gets break from uncalled false start to run fast 150

Noah Lyles overcame an apparent false start to run the fourth-fastest 150 meters of all time on a wet elevated straightaway in Boston on Sunday.

Woodland hangs tough as Koepka lurks at U.S. Open

A rock-steady Gary Woodland refused to crack under an all-out assault from Brooks Koepka at the U.S. Open on Sunday, increasing his lead to two shots with nine holes to play.

The Mets Get Plenty of Hits, and Not Enough Runs, in a Loss to St. Louis

By Kevin Armstrong

On a bad day for the Mets, Jason Vargas left the game with hamstring tightness. Things could get worse as they head out on the road.

Chile Goalkeeper Equal to the Task, if Not to the Team

By Rory Smith

The United States threw everything it had at Christiane Endler. She was prepared to stop almost all of it.

The Best Team in the World. And the Second-Best.

By Andrew Keh

Despite seven changes to the starting lineup that crushed Thailand, the United States won easily, qualifying for the knockout stage.

LeBron James and the Lakers Are All In for a Wide-Open 2019-20

By Scott Cacciola

A trade for Anthony Davis comes with enormous long-term risks, but Los Angeles has never been a place for patience.

Sports Analyst: NBA Reliance On Analytics Hurts Diversity Hiring

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with ESPN analyst Jalen Rose about why he thinks advanced analytics is hindering diversity hiring in the NBA.

  • June 16th 2019 at 23:03

Raptors' Nurse poised to coach Team Canada

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse is seeking another title with another team.

Henderson becomes most prolific Canadian winner on LPGA Tour

Ontario's Brooke Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on the LPGA Tour when she pipped four players by one stroke at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday.

Yesterday β€” June 16th 2019Sport

Athletics: Falling Shubenkov edges McLeod in dramatic hurdles

World and Olympic 110m hurdles champion Omar McLeod fell before the finish to allow Sergey Shubenkov to win the latest dramatic installment in their rivalry at the Diamond League meeting in Rabat on Sunday.

Entire U.S. squad hungry and ready, says coach Ellis

The United States' squad is more motivated than ever, coach Jill Ellis said on Sunday after making seven changes in the 3-0 win against Chile in the women's World Cup to give her fringe players an opportunity to get rid of any tournament nerves.

Lloyd leads dominant U.S. past Chile into last 16

Veteran striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup despite some remarkable resistance from the opposition goalkeeper Christiane Endler.

'Life-changing' operation rekindles returning Murray's love of tennis

Andy Murray has said that surgery helped him rediscover his passion for tennis as he prepares to make his comeback at Queen's Club this week.

With Edwin Encarnacion Trade, Yankees Double Down on Power

By Bob Klapisch

Starting pitching is the team’s most glaring need, but General Manager Brian Cashman chose to bolster the team’s already-potent lineup first.

U.S. Continues Dominance In Women's World Cup With 3-0 Win Over Chile

By Russell Lewis
U.S. players celebrate after teammate Julie Ertz scored their side

They won before a sell-out crowd in Paris on Sunday. It was a gem of a game for the team, which controlled play from the beginning with crisp and precise passes. The win assures the U.S. will advance.

(Image credit: Alessandra Tarantino/AP)

  • June 16th 2019 at 20:20

Dale Greig, Early Women’s Marathoner, Is Dead at 82

By Richard Sandomir

Confounding the notion that long-distance running was too rigorous for women, she finished her first marathon in 1964; 19 of the men in that race didn’t.

WWC roundup: U.S. beats Chile; Sweden thumps Thailand to advance

Carli Lloyd scored twice to help the United States defeat Chile 3-0 at Parc de Princes in Paris on Sunday to advance to the knockout round of the Women's World Cup.

Woodland ready to fight off U.S. Open challengers

Gary Woodland will take a wafer-thin one shot lead into the final round of the U.S. Open on Sunday, looking over his shoulder at hard-charging major winners at Brooks Koepka and Justin Rose.

Dominant U.S. ease past Chile to book place in last 16

Striker Carli Lloyd scored twice as the United States beat Chile 3-0 on Sunday, sending the current holders into the last 16 at the Women's World Cup.