Chase Pinder’s sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth scored the go-ahead run and lifted Clemson past Virginia 5-4 on Thursday at the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Mike Triller hit a two-run home run to help the sixth-seeded Tigers (39-18) begin pool play with a victory.
Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.
Jackie Bradley Jr. of the Boston Red Sox had his hitting streak ended at 29 games on Thursday night and teammate Xavier Bogaerts took over the mantle of the longest current streak in the majors by keeping his alive at 19 games.
Carlos Gonzalez, Trevor Story and Dustin Garneau hit two-run homers and the Colorado Rockies stopped Jackie Bradley Jr.'s 29-game hitting streak with a 8-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night.
Danny Reyes doubled home a run with two outs in the eighth inning to lift defending Southeastern Conference tournament champion Florida to a 5-4 victory over Alabama on Thursday in an elimination game.
While the Chicago White Sox game at Kansas City was postponed because of rain Thursday night, the Royals are looking on how to fill the gap of possibly losing All-Star third baseman Mike Moustakas for the season to a knee injury.