National Sports Headlines
Carter leads Astros homer-happy win over Athletics
- Chris Carter, Jason Castro, Marc Krauss and Matt Dominguez each hit a home run as the Houston Astros snapped a five-game skid with a 7-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night.
Darvish 8 Ks as Rangers beat Jeter, Yankees 4-2
- Yu Darvish struck out eight in seven innings for his 10th victory and J.P. Arencibia had a tiebreaking two-run single for the Texas Rangers in a 4-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.
Texans look to vet Fitzpatrick to solve QB woes
- The Houston Texans' biggest problem in their 2-14 season was inconsistent play at quarterback.
Quarterback Johnny Manziel's day at Browns camp
- A look at Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's day at training camp.
Ferley nabs back-to-back Frontier Days bronc wins
- A cowboy from South Dakota is the first saddle bronc rider in 78 years to win back-to-back titles in that event at Cheyenne Frontier Days.
Gray wins 6th straight, A's 4 HRs beat Texas
- Sonny Gray won his sixth straight decision, helped when the Oakland Athletics hit four home runs in a six-batter span to beat the Texas Rangers 5-1 Saturday night.
Stanton, Valdespin power Marlins over Astros 7-3
- Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run double, and Jordany Valdespin added a two-run home run to power the Miami Marlins to a 7-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night.
QB McCown likes the way Bucs are coming together
- Josh McCown expects the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to be better this season. He's just reluctant to speculate how much.
Falcons want big improvement from guys up front
- Through the first two days of training camp, the Atlanta Falcons look just fine along the offensive line.
Lynch's absence means opportunities in Seattle
- The absence of Marshawn Lynch from Seattle Seahawks training camp means opportunity for Robert Turbin and Christine Michael.
Opening-Round Groupings and Starting Times Announced for 39th Junior PGA Championship
- The PGA of America has announced the groupings and starting times for the opening round of the 39th Junior PGA Championship presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, July 29 – Aug. 1, at Miramont Country Club in Bryan, Texas.
Top pick Clowney on field as Houston opens camp
- Jadeveon Clowney was on the field with the Houston Texans as they opened camp on Saturday.
Browns' Manziel: "I've made rookie mistakes"
- Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he "made some rookie" mistakes during the offseason and vowed to be focused on just football in the future.
Houston WR Andre Johnson reports to camp
- Andre Johnson is back with the Houston Texans, saying he reported to camp simply because he loves the game.
Cowboys' Romo happy to spend hours nursing back
- Tony Romo paused to add up how long it would take to coddle his surgically repaired back on the first day of training camp.
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