The public’s first opportunity to formally comment on part of a $500 million funding plan to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena attracted an overflow crowd Monday evening, with one group questioning how the city has enough money to help pay for the project but not neighborhood or school investments.
Milwaukee funding for new Bucks arena goes before public
Vlade Divac has added the title of general manager of the Sacramento Kings.
Kings' Divac adds title of general manager
The Clippers have signed free agent veteran Chuck Hayes.
Clippers sign veteran free agent Chuck Hayes
The L.A. Clippers announced Monday the team has signed free agent center/power forward Chuck Hayes.
Clippers sign free agent center/forward Hayes
Rishard Matthews has gone from requesting a trade in May to pushing Kenny Stills for a starting spot in the Dolphins’ offense. How will the wide receivers shake out in Miami?
Rishard Matthews pushing Kenny Stills in Dolphins’ O
Running back Trent Richardson has been informed of his release by the Oakland Raiders, according to Ian Rapoport. Will another team take a chance on the former first-round draft pick?
Trent Richardson released by Oakland Raiders
David Aldridge’s Monday morning column, The Morning Tip, is on hiatus. Before he took off, Aldridge asked for volunteers to fill in while he’s away.
Former All-Star guard grapples with comeback
The Jaguars could begin the season without Julius Thomas. The tight end might have to undergo surgery to repair a tendon, Jags GM Dave Caldwell says.
Jaguars GM: Julius Thomas might need finger surgery
Darren McFadden looked good Saturday night, but lest anyone think the veteran back’s performance would land him the bulk of the carries entering the 2015 season, that’s not the case.
Cowboys comfortable with running back committee
The Raiders scored 15 points on Sunday behind five Sebastian Janikowski field goals. Quarterback Derek Carr was hoping that the offense would have scored more points, though.
Raiders’ Derek Carr: ‘We’re pretty upset right now’
Seven times in his final 18 starts of 2014, Jake Arrieta took a no-hitter into the fifth inning, but it wasn’t until Sunday night against the Dodgers that the Cubs right-hander finished the job. And it was deja vu for the Dodgers.
Jake Show: Arrieta no-hits Dodgers in LA
After Monday’s August finales around the Major Leagues, we leap right into the final month of baseball’s regular season, the one that will end with postseason pairings and champagne parties in joyous clubhouses. You know, the one that never lets us down, with excitement right down to when the last out is recorded.
Week Ahead: Final month looms large
Jake Arrieta took the end of his no-hitter on Sunday night into his own hands. His fastball touching 96 mph, his breaking balls snapping under the Dodgers’ bats, the Cubs right-hander struck out the side in the ninth inning as the sun set on Chavez Ravine.
Castro: No doubt error ruling in no-no correct
The Cubs’ Jake Arrieta no-hit the Dodgers on Sunday night in Los Angeles, only nine days after the Astros’ Mike Fiers did the same in Houston.
Dodgers in position for rare feat
On a Sunday dominated by afternoon baseball, Cubs pitcher Jake Arrieta provided a thrilling nightcap by twirling a no-hitter against the Dodgers. Statcast was there to help document that feat.
Statcast: E4 in no-no was a bullet
Derek Carr has lost a key member of his offensive line. His starting right tackle, Menelik Watson, tweeted that he ruptured his Achilles tendon during the Raiders’ preseason loss to the Cardinals.
Raiders’ Menelik Watson ruptures Achilles tendon
Brian Hoyer was solid on Sunday for the Houston Texans. The Texans starting quarterback reaffirmed Bill O’Brien’s decision to hand him the starting job. Here’s what else we learned on Sunday.
What we learned: Hoyer, Hopkins tandem impresses
The Chicago Bears have informed cornerback Tim Jennings that he’s been released, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Can the nine-year veteran find a new team soon?
Chicago Bears cut veteran cornerback Tim Jennings
Statcast was on the job, as usual, on Saturday night. The technology tracked a couple of defensive gems and a couple of long homers, plus the Blue Jays’ Ryan Goins coming all the way home from second on a sacrifice fly.
Statcast: Goins' gallop on sac fly gaffe
Andre Ethier gave the Dodgers the lead with a two-run single in the seventh inning for Los Angeles’ fifth straight win in a 5-2 victory over the Cubs on Saturday night. The win pushed the Dodgers’ lead in the NL West to 3 1/2 games over the Giants and the Cubs saw their lead in the Wild Card shrink to 3 1/2 games.
Dodgers rally past Cubs, pad NL West lead