Cue the theme music! It's time for another episode of our favorite NASCAR-themed soap opera, "As the World Turns for the Young and Restless or the Bold and Beautiful we Must Account for the Days of our Lives."
Salvador Perez shouted at Hunter Strickland, who shouted right back. The Kansas City Royals streamed from their dugout, the San Francisco Giants from their own. And for a tense moment in the sixth inning Wednesday night, Kauffman Stadium was consumed by chaos.
By the time Madison Bumgarner took the mound to throw his first pitch, the San Francisco Giants already held a three-run lead.
JETS 3, HURRICANES 1
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — Adam Lowry's first NHL goal helped the Jets snap a four-game losing streak.
Linebacker Thomas Davis takes little solace in the fact the Carolina Panthers are still alone in first place in the NFC South.
The deluge started with a desperation third-down heave, a trickle that turned into a downpour and led to another abrupt turn in the Pittsburgh Steelers' confounding season.
The game had been over for hours. Kauffman Stadium had gone dark. The roars of a sold-out crowd, which had rooted the Kansas City Royals to a sweep of the mighty Los Angeles Angels, had drifted away into the cool night air.
The milestones keep piling up during what is turning into a special first half of the season for Aaron Rodgers.
DENVER (AP) — Peyton Manning's receivers played keep-away with his milestone memento and the NFL's new leader in career touchdown passes toyed with the San Francisco 49ers in the Denver Broncos' emphatic 42-17 victory Sunday night.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ben Martin made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 16th hole that sent him to his first PGA Tour victory Sunday in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
Brad Keselowski refused to be knocked down — not by Matt Kenseth, who jumped him from behind after a disastrous race at Charlotte, and not by garage-wide condemnation over his post-race meltdown.
NASCAR's new qualifying format put Brian Vickers on the pole at Talladega Superspeedway but left many drivers angry and confused, and three full-time teams failed to make Sunday's race.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Andrew Putnam birdied two of the last three holes Friday for a 6-under 65 and a share of the second-round lead with Russell Knox in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open.
NEW YORK (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist stopped 29 shots through overtime, and then all three attempts in a shootout, and Rick Nash scored the only goal in the tiebreaker to lift New York.
Chris Jones wasn't going to make the same mistake he did last year when Nick Folk tried another potential winning field goal Thursday night.
After three years away with four different teams, Travis Ishikawa landed himself a second chance with San Francisco right where he so wanted to be.
As I discussed last week, our golf trip was great! Why was it great? I will tell you later, but the competition was as intense has it ever had been.
Buster Posey and the Giants already know how to win in October — even without all this help from the St. Louis Cardinals.
Crown these Royals the American League champions.
The Buffalo Sabres finished with the NHL's worst record last season by a large margin. At least this time, they won't be the last team to get a win.
Mike Moustakas had his eye on the ball from the moment it left Adam Jones's bat, tracking it against the bright lights of Kauffman Stadium. When it settled into his glove and he tumbled into a dugout suite, a dozen fans were waiting to pick him right back up.
A wild pitch, a wide throw and an 18-inning marathon.
These playoff-tested Giants keep finding wacky ways to win in another special October.
The 49ers had Austin Davis on the run. San Francisco counterpart Colin Kaepernick had all day.
BOSTON (AP) — Daniel Briere scored his 300th career goal off a rebound with less than a second left in the third period to lift the Colorado Avalanche to a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins on Monday.
Kolten Wong ended Game 2 of the NL Championship Series with a big swing for the St. Louis Cardinals.