The annual long-ball celebration will have a favorable setting Monday. Great American Ball Park has been one of the major leagues' most homer-friendly places since it opened in 2003, with its short distances and lift-producing humidity providing a cozy flight path to the seats.
As with many small towns, the biggest source of bragging rights in this agrarian outpost in southern Illinois are its high school athletes — the Freeburg Midgets.
Damian Lillard believes he's ready to lead the Portland Trail Blazers through a rebuilding project, and the franchise is hoping he can help speed up the process.
For the first time in a legal battle that has stretched over 20 years, a federal judge on Wednesday ordered the cancellation of the Washington Redskins' trademark registration, ruling that the team name may be disparaging to Native Americans.
The PGA of America is moving its Grand Slam of Golf from Donald Trump's course in Los Angeles, the first significant fallout for golf from the Republican presidential candidate's comments on Mexican immigrants.
Tobin Heath and Alex Morgan will return to play with Portland Thorns this month.
The most successful Women's World Cup concludes on Sunday when the United States and Japan take the field at BC Place.
During their recent run of success, the Portland Timbers have talked about how important it has been to get contributions from everyone on the team.
The United States has won its third Women's World Cup title and first since 1999 with a 5-2 victory over Japan on Sunday behind a first-half hat trick by Carli Lloyd.
The Americans get a rematch on Sunday when the teams meet again in the final, this time in Canada.
After nine seasons in Rose City, four-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge will return to his home state.