Father's Day

Gary Woodland celebrates after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament with his father Dan, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 17, 2019 - 12:09 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion. Which is his favorite? They're all perfect in their own, special way. Woodland's Father's...
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Kansas City Royals' Martin Maldonado walks on the field during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Minneapolis. Maldonado celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday. (AP Photo/Stacy Bengs)
June 16, 2019 - 7:35 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado found a formal-yet-fun way to honor the dads in his life. The Royals catcher celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift Kansas City over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Sunday. Maldonado scribbled the names of his...
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Cincinnati Reds' Jesse Winker, left, celebrates as he runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Texas Rangers starting pitcher Ariel Jurado in the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 16, 2019 - 6:58 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — With his dad set to leave town Sunday evening, Jesse Winker had limited time to provide an extra-special Father's Day. No worries — Joe Winker went to the airport with plenty to be proud of. Winker homered and set career highs with four hits and five RBIs, Yasiel Puig added a two-...
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FILE- In this March 22, 1937, file photo Lou Gehrig bats the ball for the New York Yankees in his first exhibition game of the season against the Boston Bees in St. Petersburg, Fla. Al Lopez is the Bees' catcher and Tiny Parker is the home plate umpire. A collection of Gehrig memorabilia, which includes various photographs, letters and signed documents, and baseballs, is now available as part of Heritage Auctions' latest offering. (AP Photo, File)
February 18, 2019 - 12:11 pm
Bob Ellis knew what he wanted from his mother-in-law's collection of Lou Gehrig memorabilia both times she asked him to pick something out as a Father's Day gift. It was a hat worn by the New York Yankees slugger and a baseball signed by fellow Hall of Famers Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Tris Speaker and...
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Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, gestures while speaking during the Stanley Cup victory celebration on the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 21, 2018 - 2:50 am
Alex Ovechkin has already done a "keg stand" with the Stanley Cup, performed shirtless push-ups in a fountain full of teammates and lifted hockey's prestigious trophy so often in joy that it could be considered upper-body training. "That's my summer workout," Ovechkin said with a smile. The Summer...
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Matt Parziale, right, takes a club from his caddie and father, Vic Parziale, on the first fairway during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 17, 2018 - 6:56 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Leaning on his club, Matt Parziale crossed one leg over the other and placed the free hand on his hip. His caddie mirrored his position and used Parziale's bag as his source of support. The two looked almost identical, just one older than the other. Being related will do...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after putting on the 12th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Sunday, June 17, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
June 17, 2018 - 6:44 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday's final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Brooks Koepka has won a second consecutive U.S. Open, the first player to do so since Curtis Strange in 1989. Coincidentally, Strange was covering Koepka's twosome for Fox. Koepka shot 16 under...
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Jason Huber
June 17, 2018 - 5:51 pm
A dad can be a big part of one's life. Today, in honor of Father's Day, we take a look at the 6 most memorable father-child duos in U.S. major/professional sports leagues. Many kids have the opportunity to pick up a baseball bat to swing or football to throw with their father in the backyard, but...
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In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, photo, Jennifer Claiborne, left, holds daughter Ma’Liah, while husband and New York Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne holds daughter Ma’Kaila at their home in Whippany, N.J. Last summer, Claiborne was trying to settle in with his new team, but his mind was on his newborn twins, one of whom was born underweight. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak Jr.)
June 17, 2018 - 1:47 am
WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call — finally — that he was eagerly anticipating. It was time for his twin daughters to enter the world. A New York Jets trainer had the cornerback's cellphone and was tasked with letting...
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