National Sports

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Imagine climbing into your sedan in the driveway and not putting on a seatbelt, then trying to back out onto a busy street without the benefit of a rear-view mirror. Odd exercise? Sure. Unsafe? You bet. Seat belts and rear-view mirrors, two developments that...
SEATTLE (AP) — Even by Rich Hill's recent successful standards, his second inning was a notch above. Hill escaped a no-out, bases loaded jam in the second and settled in for eight innings to win his fourth straight start and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 5-0 on...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw bailed out the Los Angeles Dodgers' exhausted bullpen with his third shutout of the season, and he was quick about it, too. The left-hander allowed two hits and struck out seven on 102 pitches in a 1-0 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday...
CHICAGO (AP) — Rajai Davis' two-run homer in the fifth inning put Cleveland ahead to stay, Jose Ramirez hit his second long ball of the day and Juan Uribe also went deep to lead the Indians to a 5-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox and a doubleheader split Monday night. Davis...
TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Lowry scored 35 points, including a driving layup in the final minute, and DeMar DeRozan had 32 as the Toronto Raptors evened the Eastern Conference Finals by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 105-99 in Game 4 on Monday night. DeMarre Carroll scored 11 points...
MIAMI (AP) — Ichiro Suzuki had four hits, including a single in Miami's two-run eighth inning, and the Marlins rallied past the Tampa Bay Rays 7-6 Monday night. The 42-year-old Suzuki has 10 hits in the past three games to raise his average to .417 and increase his career hit...
DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit two of Detroit's four solo homers, then scored a tiebreaking run on Victor Martinez's seventh-inning single to lift the Detroit Tigers to a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. Detroit has won seven of eight, and the...
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Tony Gwynn's widow and two children filed a lawsuit Monday seeking to hold the tobacco industry accountable for the Hall of Famer's death. The suit was filed in San Diego Superior Court by Alicia Gwynn and her children, Tony Jr. and Anisha Gwynn-Jones. The suit...
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura has been tinkering for a week looking to find a spark for his slumping offense. The lineup for the opener of Monday's doubleheader had regular second baseman Brett Lawrie as the designated hitter, and he embraced the role...