Multiplatform editor

Michael Vega

After 30 years as a sportswriter, having covered events ranging from the Super Bowl, World Series, NBA Finals, Stanley Cup, Daytona 500, Indy 500, Michael Vega has now transitioned into a new role on the sports copy desk as a multi-platform editor.

Latest stories

Baseball Roundup

MLB season homer record is going, going . . . gone!

, From wire reports

Kansas City’s Alex Gordon did the honors with an eighth-inning shot for the majors’ 5,694th HR of the season.

MLB Roundup

In loss to Blue Jays, KC’s Alex Gordon helps smash HR record

, Associated Press

Royals’ left fielder did the honors with eighth-inning solo shot that set record with 5,694th homer struck in majors this season.

Sports Log

Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR’s playoff opener

, Associated Press

Truex gets leg up on field with victory at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.

NFL notebook

Odell Beckham Jr. takes positives steps toward return

, Associated Press

Giants’ playmaking WR participated in his first practice Thursday after spraining left ankle in Aug. 21 preseason game.