Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Professional Sports
Monday's Sports In Brief


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Chicago Bears released defensive end Ray McDonald following a domestic violence arrest in Northern California that police say stemmed from an assault on a woman who was holding a baby.

Beleskey scores in OT, Ducks beat Chicago 5-4 in wild Game 5

The Anaheim Ducks stumbled back to their dressing room after regulation in disbelief. Jonathan Toews had just scored two improbable goals in 72 seconds, and Game 5 of the Western Conference finals was headed into an overtime where everything seemed tilted toward Chicago.

These Ducks were stunned, but not staggered. And they needed less than a minute of extra time to get to the brink of the Stanley Cup finals.

Braves come up short in 6-3 loss to Dodgers in series opener

Nick Masset hadn't allowed an earned run in his previous six games this month. Then came the eighth inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

He allowed four runs on three homers, and the Atlanta Braves lost 6-3 Monday night, ending their two-game winning streak in the opener of a 10-game West Coast trip.

Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

James Harden was not happy after a poor performance in Houston's embarrassing loss to Golden State in Game 3.

Coach Kevin McHale told him the best thing to do was take that frustration out on the other team.

Rays still in 1st, but drop 3rd straight, 4-1 to Mariners

The Tampa Bay Rays remain in first place, but it doesn't feel much like it.

Monday night's 4-1 loss to the Seattle Mariners extended the winless streak to three, during which the Rays have scored just three runs.

Flamengo fires coach Luxemburgo after poor start in Brazil

Flamengo has fired coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo just three matches into the Brazilian league.

The popular club made the announcement late Monday, a day after it lost 2-1 at recently promoted Avai to remain winless in Brazil's most important competition.

Homer happy: Dodgers hit 3 in 8th to beat Braves 6-3

Andre Ethier made it clear in spring training: He wanted to be an everyday player.

Because of injuries, he's gotten his wish and the veteran outfielder is proving a valuable offensive commodity. His solo homer put the Los Angeles Dodgers ahead for good in the eighth inning, rallying them to a 6-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night.

White Sox shut down by Hutchison in 5-0 loss to Blue Jays

Before the slumping White Sox faced the Blue Jays, Chicago manager Robin Ventura said his team had to start playing "cleaner and better."

It did not work out so well Monday night.

Submit an ad