Author: The Sports Xchange

Duke lands top PG Duval

Should Mike Krzyzewski bring another national championship to Duke, he might look back at the past week on the recruiting trail as the impetus behind the next banner.

Warriors rally to win opener after Spurs lose Leonard

The Golden State Warriors went on an 18-0 run immediately after San Antonio Spurs star Kawhi Leonard left the game injured in the third quarter and then had just enough left in the tank at the end to finish off a come-from-behind, 113-111 victory over the Spurs in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.

Packers get holdouts some work

After holding 17 players out for the first preseason game Friday, Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy seems ready to get his notable holdouts from that contest some action this week. That includes quarterback Aaron R...

Packers WR Janis out with broken hand

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jeff Janis' bid to make the 53-man roster hit another obstacle in the form of an injury. Janis sustained at least one broken bone in his right hand during Wednesday's practice session, according to a report b...

Cubs starter Lackey exits with stiff shoulder

Cubs starting pitcher John Lackey exited due to right shoulder stiffness in the seventh inning of Chicago's game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night. He said the issue was minor and didn't expect it to affect him movi...

MLB roundup: Cubs top Cards for 10th straight win

Anthony Rizzo drew a bases-loaded walk in the 11th inning to bring home Willson Contreras with the winning run as the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday for their 10th consecutive victory.

Preview: Reds at Brewers

The bottom two teams in the National League Central Division will square off when the Milwaukee Brewers host the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night in the opener of a three-game set.

MLB notebook: Astros designate Carlos Gomez for assignment

Outfielder Carlos Gomez, who was an All-Star in 2013 and 2014, was designated for assignment by the Houston Astros, the team announced Wednesday. Gomez hit .284 with 24 homers in 2014 for the Milwaukee Brewers. He was acquired by Houston at...

MLB roundup: Suzuki records 3,000th hit in Marlins' win

DENVER -- Ichiro Suziki made history Sunday, collecting the 3,000th hit of his MLB career as the Miami Marlins roughed up Colorado Rockies starter Jon Gray and then held on for a 10-7 win in the rubber game of their series. After three forg...

Cardinals hold on for 5-4 win over Reds

Stephen Piscotty homered and Brandon Moss doubled twice and drove in two runs, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night at Great American Ball Park.

Preview: Brewers at Padres

Milwaukee's roster shakeup has created an opportunity for players such as catcher Manny Pina, who was recalled from Triple-A Colorado Springs on Monday.

Preview: Brewers at Padres

Jonathan Lucroy exercised his limited no-trade clause over the weekend to nix a deal to Cleveland, but speculation remains rampant he won't be a member of the Milwaukee Brewers much longer.