The same three teams are at the top, but which leads the way and how high did the resurgent Dodgers and Diamondbacks climb?
With several headliners bowing out, the best Derby showdown would pit mighty mites such as Mookie Betts against supersized monster mashers.
- TTU gets verbal from an almost 7-foot-tall OT
- NCAA, wife of ex-Horns DT settle CTE lawsuit
- Veteran Gallardo returning to Rangers as starter
- Kemp, Chirinos suspended 1 game for altercation
Jose Trevino blooped a two-run single, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that carried the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday.
The Red Raiders have gotten a big commitment in 6-foot-11, 355-pound offensive tackle recruit Trevor Roberson.
Adrian Beltre hit a tiebreaking two-run triple in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers stopped a seven-game slide with a 5-2 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday.
William Weinbaum ESPN
Former Cub/Ranger/Oriole Rafael Palmeiro homered for the 2nd time in 14 games Fri. for the independent Amer. Assn. Cleburne Railroaders, as he attempts a comeback at age 53. Pictured with his son Patrick, 28, a teammate, he'll be featured on E:60 Sun., 9a E on ESPN & 10a E on ESPN2.
Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer
Shaquille O'Neal and draft prospects Mikal Bridges, Jaren Jackson Jr. and Marvin Begley III teamed up with JCPenney to host a day of mentorship for teens in Brooklyn with The Y!:
Ian Desmond homered twice and Trevor Story had a pair of RBI hits in his first game near home as the Colorado Rockies overcame a quick five-run deficit to beat the Texas Rangers 9-5 in the opener of an interleague series Friday night.
An undisclosed settlement has been reached in the case brought against the NCAA by the wife of a former Longhorns player from their 1969 team in which she claimed negligence and wrongful death stemming from the former defensive tackle's brain injuries.
Yovani Gallardo, who signed a minor league contract with the Rangers in April, has had his contract selected by Texas and will start Sunday against the Rockies. He has been pitching for Texas' Triple-A affilate.
Matt Kemp has appealed MLB's one-game suspension. Robinson Chirinos did not, so he did not face the Rockies on Friday night.
Cowboys defensive lineman David Irving has been suspended for the first four games of the upcoming season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy.
Todd Archer ESPN Staff Writer
For the second straight season, David Irving will miss the first four games because of a suspension. The NFL announced a four-game suspension for violating the substance abuse policy. He missed four games in 2017 for violating the performance-enhancing drug policy. He will be able to take part in training camp and preseason games. Once the regular season starts, he will be able to continue to work out at The Star but not take part in meetings and practice.
As players head their separate ways, the coach reminded them to avoid distractions.
Cowboys quarterback Dak Prescott plans to get together with his wide receivers and running backs at some point in the next month.
After repeated Hall of Fame snubs and years of bitterness toward the game, Palmeiro wants to play baseball again -- in the majors.
The Toronto Marlies, the Toronto Maple Leafs' top farm club, beat the Texas Stars, the Dallas Stars' top development team, 6-1 in Game 7 on Thursday night to win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup.
Junior wide receiver Quan Shorts has been kicked off Texas Tech's football team, the school announced Thursday. The dismissal came after Lubbock police arrested him on a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.
With no suspension looming and a bigger workload expected, Elliott is focused on having a big season.