• McCutchen’s three-run homer powers Pirates past Giants 10-3

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates kept clearing the fences, and the San Francisco Giants were left arguing plate umpire Chris Conroy’s tough strike zone.

  • DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off Padres 5-3

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first sign it was going to be a good night for Jacob deGrom was when he struck out the side in the first inning, all looking, on 10 pitches.

  • Bellinger three-run homer leads Dodgers past Twins, 6-4

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — They are two rookies on very different career paths, but Cody Bellinger and Edward Paredes worked together beautifully Monday night to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins.

    Updated: 12:38 am

  • Kershaw has back strain, not herniated disk like last season

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Braced for the worst possible news on injured ace Clayton Kershaw, the Los Angeles Dodgers tried to find some comfort Monday that his back diagnosis did not appear as dire as last season.

  • Cowboys dump WR Whitehead after link to shoplifting arrest

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released receiver and kick returner Lucky Whitehead after the third-year player was linked to a shoplifting arrest in his home state of Virginia, with his agent saying he believes it was a case of mistaken identity.

  • NL West-leading Dodgers lose Kershaw to DL with back injury

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is headed to the disabled list for the second straight summer because of a back injury.

  • Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico’s five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate.

  • Arrogate remains on course for Pacific Classic at Del Mar

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert wasn’t beating himself up a day after Arrogate’s upset loss in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar that snapped the seven-race winning streak of the world’s top-ranked horse.

  • Jerry Jones backs Elliott again as Cowboys prep for camp

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his belief that star running back Ezekiel Elliott wasn’t guilty of domestic violence in a case the NFL has been investigating for a year.

  • Simmons slugs Angels to 7-3 win over Red Sox

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When runs come in bunches, so do the wins for the Los Angeles Angels.