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Royals oust Matheny hours after season ends

The Royals fired manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season with a listless loss to the Guardians. ... Continue Reading

McNeil stays atop batting race, edging Freeman

The New York Mets' Jeff McNeil won the major league batting crown without taking a swing in Wednesday's regular-season finale. ... Continue Reading

Royals fire manager Matheny after 65-97 season

Manager Mike Matheny and pitching coach Cal Eldred were fired by the Royals on Wednesday night, shortly after the struggling franchise finished the season with a listless loss to the Guardians. ... Continue Reading

McNeil, not in lineup, tops Freeman in batting race

The New York Mets' Jeff McNeil won the major league batting crown without taking a plate appearance in Wednesday's regular-season finale. ... Continue Reading

'Excited' Mitchell scores 16 in his Cavaliers debut

In his preseason debut for Cleveland, veteran guard Donovan Mitchell finished with 16 points and five assists in the Cavaliers' 113-112 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers at Wells Fargo Center on Wednesday night. ... Continue Reading

Sources: Dubs' Green punched Poole in practice

The Warriors are reviewing an altercation in which All-Star Draymond Green punched teammate Jordan Poole in practice, sources told ESPN. ... Continue Reading

Twins 1B Arraez tops Judge for AL batting crown

Twins first baseman Luis Arraez finished the season at .316 to win the AL batting title over Yankees star Aaron Judge, and Minnesota beat the White Sox 10-1. ... Continue Reading

Protester files police report after Wagner tackle

The fan who ran onto the field during the Los Angeles Rams' loss at the San Francisco 49ers on Monday night filed a police report against Rams linebacker Bobby Wagner. ... Continue Reading

Agent: Wembanyama will not shut season down

7-foot-4 French prospect Victor Wembanyama's agent insists that there's no plan to listen to some NBA team executives who suggest shutting down the projected No. 1 pick until the June NBA draft. ... Continue Reading

Clemson's Davis II, Greene sued over '21 collision

A South Carolina woman filed a lawsuit against Clemson players Fred Davis II and Malcolm Greene, claiming they were racing during a 2021 car accident. ... Continue Reading

Alex Morgan E60 interview: Helping Mana Shim, NWSL failures and more

Morgan helped push the Paul Riley scandal to the fore. This is her full interview for 'Truth Be Told.' ... Continue Reading

The playoff field is set! Here's why this could be the greatest MLB postseason since ... well, maybe ever

From those under the most pressure to win to the teams and young stars with opportunities to show they're legit, this is why this October -- and November -- will be amazing. ... Continue Reading

Welcome to Wrexham? Watch Rob McElhenney, Ryan Reynolds try to revive a soccer team

"Welcome to Wrexham" sees two Hollywood stars try to take an underdog soccer team to glory. It'll take passion, energy and lots of money. ... Continue Reading

'Everybody is loose now': How the Jon Scheyer era at Duke is beginning

Is the successor to the sport's all-time winningest coach ready for the spotlight? ... Continue Reading

Veteran WR Beasley retires after 11 NFL seasons

Veteran slot receiver Cole Beasley is retiring from the NFL after 11 seasons, his agent said Wednesday. ... Continue Reading