Sabathia gets $500,000 bonus despite ejection

The New York Yankees gave pitcher CC Sabathia a $500,000 performance bonus, even though the 38-year-old left-hander was ejected from his final regular-season start six outs shy of the 155 innings specified in his contract for the payment.

Who's next for Canelo? The choice is obvious

Canelo Alvarez's one-sided knockout of Rocky Fielding on Saturday night was the mismatch everyone expected it to be. Now it's time for the Mexican to get back to real fights, and Daniel Jacobs would be an excellent next opponent.

Shane Ray, Su’a Cravens take issue with being deactivated vs. Cleveland

By: Ryan O'Halloran

Broncos linebacker Shane Ray and safety Su’a Cravens reacted Monday about being healthy scratches for Saturday’s loss to the Cleveland Browns. Ray was benched in favor of rookie Jeff Holland, who made his NFL debut. Cravens was deactivated for rookie Trey Marshall, who also made his debut. Dymonte Thomas played...

What might Wyoming Cowboys football look like in 2019?

By: Davis Potter

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Craig Bohl has raised the expectations. Five years into his tenure at Wyoming, Bohl has led the Cowboys to three straight non-losing seasons. He inherited a program that had two straight losing seasons heading into the 2014 season and had two more before Wyoming broke through under...

Daughter tells of dad’s unlikely bond with Charles Barkley

By: The Associated Press

BOSTON — A chance meeting in a hotel lobby sparked an unlikely friendship between former NBA star Charles Barkley and a cat litter scientist in Iowa. The story has been shared widely since it was told last week by the scientist’s daughter on “Only A Game,” an NPR sports show...

MLS shortens season by month, goes to all-knockout playoffs

By: Anne M. Peterson

Major League Soccer is shortening its season by a month, going to single-elimination playoffs and scheduling the 2019 MLS Cup final for Nov. 10 in its earliest finish since 2002. The league announced the change Monday and will have an all-knockout postseason in place of a two-leg format for the...

Broncos’ coach Vance Joseph says job security is not concern

By: Ryan O'Halloran

Broncos coach Vance Joseph answered 29 questions during his 11-minute briefing Monday following his team officially being eliminated from the playoffs on Sunday. Some highlights … Asked about his future, the subject of widespread speculation, Joseph turned toward complimenting his staff: “It’s about my coaches and my players,” Joseph said....