MLB roundup: A's catch Astros atop AL West 3:00am EDT

Mike Fiers pitched well for the third consecutive game, and the Oakland Athletics supported their new pitcher with a four-homer, four-double assault on Texas Rangers pitching in an 9-0 romp Monday night in the opener on a three-game series in Oakland, Calif.  Full Article

WR Cruz retires, to join ESPN 10:34am EDT 

Former New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz announced his retirement from the NFL on Tuesday and is set to join ESPN as an NFL analyst.  Full Article  

NFL notebook: Jets GM lauds Darnold, hints at possible QB trade Monday, 20 Aug 2018 

With Sam Darnold eyeing the New York Jets' starting quarterback job halfway through the preseason, general manager Mike Maccagnan offered tremendous praise for the No. 3 overall pick on Monday.  Full Article