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Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin takes no-hitter into 8th, twirls one-hit shutout of Giants

What began on a sour note for the Diamondbacks and their starting rotation Tuesday turned into a sensationally sweet performance by Patrick Corbin, who came within four outs of pitching the third no-hitter in franchise history. The left-hander didn't all

Wednesday, 01:37 in Sport

Diamondbacks' Patrick Corbin tosses one-hitter, shuts out Giants

By the Associated Press Patrick Corbin lost his no-hit bid on a checked-swing infield single with two outs in the eighth inning but finished a one-hitter to lift the Arizona Diamondbacks over the San Francisco Giants 1-0 on Tuesday night. Corbin (3-0) wa

Wednesday, 00:28 in Sport

Aaron Rodgers on Packers' moves: 'You've got to trust the process'

CLOSE Aaron Rodgers discusses the Packers' recent personnel changes on the first day of the team's offseason program Tuesday, April 17. GREEN BAY - Aaron Rodgers said Tuesday he understands his professional job description within the Green Bay Packers' c

Tuesday, 14:59 in Sport

Meet the Geico commercial star who played football at Iowa State

AMES, Ia. - Iowa State football fans may recognize the Zeus-like male model appearing in one of the more memorable Geico commercials. It's former Cyclones football player Sean Riley Smith, who was on the Iowa State football team from 2006-2010 and is now

Tuesday, 14:47 in Sport

Aaron Rodgers, Danica Patrick visit Africa to help fit people with hearing aids

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInAaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick visit Africa FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Aaron Rodgers and Danica Patrick helped fit people with hearing aids during a mission with the Starkey Hearing Foun

Tuesday, 12:35 in Sport

Detroit Lions' Ameer Abdullah helps teens address Flint water crisis

CLOSE Detroit Lions GM Bob Quinn recently said there are “five or six guys” he thinks could be on the board when the team is on the clock at No. 20. Dave Birkett tries to identify those players. Video by Marlowe Alter, Detroit Free Press. Of all the fan

Sunday, 11:57 in Sport

Florida State spring game draws program-record crowd, regular-season atmosphere

CLOSE The redshirt freshman had 129 receiving yards and a touchdown. Buy Photo Florida State expected a big draw for Saturday's spring football game. What happened blew even the administration's wildest expectations out of the water. The announced attend

Sunday, 10:25 in Sport

Arizona Diamondbacks' Deven Marrero loses home run after passing baserunner

Diamondbacks infielder Deven Marrero hit his first home run of the season - until he didn't. In the fourth inning of Saturday's game against the Dodgers, Marrero blasted a ball over the left-field fence at Dodger Stadium, but a funny thing happened on hi

14 April 2018 in Sport

Michigan's Moritz Wagner writes good-bye essay, enters 2018 NBA draft

CLOSE Michigan’s Moritz Wagner is still undecided about where he’ll play next season. After three years playing at Michigan basketball, forward Moritz Wagner penned his good-bye, declaring for the 2018 NBA draft in an essay for The Players' Tribune title

14 April 2018 in Sport

Silverstein: Packers right to keep Aaron Rodgers out of roster decisions

FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInAaron Rodgers' 2014 NFL MVP season FullscreenPosted!A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) celebrates a touchdown during the first half against the Chicago Bears. Mike

12 April 2018 in Sport

Brett Favre: 'I've had hundreds, probably thousands' of concussions

CLOSE While in Green Bay, former Packers quarterback Brett Favre talks about his concerns of concussions in the NFL and his own future health. Brett Favre pulls no punches when he talks about concussions. The Pro Football Hall of Fame and former Packers

12 April 2018 in Sport

Memphis has offered Larry Brown a full-time consultant job, awaiting final response

CLOSE East High School point guard Alex Lomax signs his national letter of intent for University of Memphis. Buy Photo The University of Memphis has offered Larry Brown a full-time position as a consultant on Penny Hardaway's men's basketball staff, acco

12 April 2018 in Sport

Yankees, Red Sox benches clear twice as Joe Kelly throws at Tyler Austin

BOSTON - Turns out, the third-inning mixer at Fenway Park was just the undercard. A full-fledged brawl between the Yankees and Red Sox broke out in Wednesday's seventh inning, with Tyler Austin at the center of each event. Boston did not forget Austin's

11 April 2018 in Sport

Detroit Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann exits game after line drive to face

CLOSE Free Press sports writers Anthony Fenech and George Sipple give their thoughts on the first few games of the Detroti Tigers' 2018 season from Comerica Park. CLEVELAND - Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann's start lasted seven pitches Wednesday

11 April 2018 in Sport

Doyel: Andrew Luck tossing big literature references, little footballs

CLOSE Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck acknowledges impatience in previous returns from injury and vows to avoid missteps this time around. Buy Photo INDIANAPOLIS - Andrew Luck didn't say anything, so don't ask. Well, hang on. The Indianapolis

9 April 2018 in Sport

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