Posts Tagged Men’s sports

Shakhtar Donetsk to play in Lviv this season

Dario Srna of Shakhtar Donetsk lifts up Ukraine's soccer Super Cup after their victory against Dynamo Kiev at Lviv Arena in Lviv, Ukraine, Tuesday, July 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Andrey Lukatsky)

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Shakhtar Donetsk’s coach says the Ukrainian champion will play its home games this season in Lviv in western Ukraine, over 600 miles from its home city, due to ongoing conflict in the east of the country.

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Mariners struggle against deGrom in 3-1 loss

SEATTLE (AP) — Erasmo Ramirez was pleased with effort in his return from the minor leagues. Now, he’d like a win.

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Athletics miss multiple chances in loss to Astros

Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes doubles against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros’ way this time.

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Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A’s

Houston Astros right fielder Enrique Hernandez crashes the wall while chasing a line drive from Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cespedes got a double on the play.  (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics hit balls hard all night that stayed inside the fences, so imagine their surprise when Houston connected when it counted.

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Detroit loses 5-4 to Diamondbacks

Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera, top, connects on a run-scoring single as Arizona Diamondbacks' Miguel Montero, bottom right, and umpire Fieldin Culbreth, left, look on during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo)

PHOENIX (AP) — The Detroit Tigers rallied to take the lead with two runs in the eighth inning and still had the bases loaded.

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