Syndergaard believes he'll make 2 appearances before season's end

It's been more than four months since Noah Syndergaard made an appearance in a big-league game, but the New York Mets hurler is determined to make it happen again this season.The 25-year-old pitched in a simulation game at Marlins Park on Monday, throwing 39 pitches with promising results."Felt really good,"

Peacock wins at Great North City Games before taking break

British sprinter Jonnie Peacock won at the Great North City Games before he takes a year off from the sport.The two-time para-athletics champion eased to victory in the T44 100m in Newcastle, after his rival American Richard Browne pulled out.The 24-year-old clocked 11.28 seconds, with fourth place going to 14-year-old

Vuelta a Espana: Chris Froome maintains lead before deciding stage

Britain's Chris Froome will take a 97-second lead over Italy's Vincenzo Nibali into the decisive 20th stage of the Vuelta a Espana.Saturday's 117.5km route, which ends with a gruelling 13.2km climb up the Alto de l'Angliru, precedes Sunday's processional stage to Madrid.Belgium's Thomas de Gendt won stage 19 in Gijon