Football

NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox won the AL East, clinching the division championship despite wasting a three-run, ninth-inning lead in a 5-3 loss to the New York Yankees on Wednesday night. David Ortiz and the Red Sox, who last weekend secured at least a wild-card spot in the...
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Wednesday night, the longest in the majors this season. He reached on a sixth-inning single off Philadelphia's Phil Klein. Boston's Jackie Bradley, who had a 29-game streak from April...
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts had dinner with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein in Arizona around the start of spring training. If Epstein had any doubt about a contract extension, it ended right there. And on Wednesday, it became official. Chicago...
CHICAGO (AP) — That Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five-year contract extension with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, rewarding him for an overhaul that has the long-suffering franchise eyeing its first championship since 1908. The agreement announced Wednesday...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown. A seven-page letter to Hall president Jeff Idelson on Tuesday makes the...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life's biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful early autumn night at Yankee Stadium, which focused a...
NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life's biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, the perfect woman and a beautiful night at Yankee Stadium, which focused a camera on the...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals All-Star catcher Wilson Ramos is out for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, after tearing the ACL in his right knee. Manager Dusty Baker says Ramos will have surgery to repair the ligament, which he tore during an awkward...
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Former Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow recorded a pair of hits, scored a run and ended the game with a sliding grab in his final intrasquad game in the New York Mets' instructional league. Tebow, who is scheduled to play his first game on Wednesday,...