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ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally...
ZURICH (AP) — The Latest on FIFA developments: 09:10 a.m. (0710 GMT; 3.10 a.m. EDT) FIFA President Sepp Blatter seemed to be ahead in a small straw poll of soccer officials arriving for their election congress on Friday. It's a small sample, but most delegates prepared to give...
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Bob Baffert came blasting into thoroughbred racing in Southern California talking smack. Wearing a cowboy hat and boots, he had already conquered the quarter horse world and was ready to take aim at the bigger money and prestige offered by training regally...
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Chuck Wright was hooked the first time he tried professional indoor football. His pay for that game: a $10 bill and six-pack of Bud Light. "If I never did anything else," he said, "I could always say I got paid to play. It's true." That was 10 years ago, and...
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay was the St. Louis Cardinals' center fielder and primary leadoff man when he went on the 15-day disabled list with a wrist injury. When he returns, likely Friday, it might be more of a job share due to the emergence of Randal Grichuk. The 23-year-old...
SEATTLE (AP) — Even a couple of home runs couldn't derail the roll Cleveland's Corey Kluber is on, getting closer to the form that earned him the AL Cy Young award a season ago. Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his...
ZURICH (AP) — Sepp Blatter will seek another term as FIFA president later Friday after asking soccer leaders to entrust him with guiding the governing body's recovery from a corruption crisis — again. "We have been hit and I personally have been slapped," Blatter said at his...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton stepped into the batter's box to a loud ovation. The Texas Rangers fans got even louder when he lined the first pitch he saw into the right-field corner for a double. "It'll be a game I'll remember forever. Coming back and getting a warm...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez went to bed and dreamed about his major league debut after the Boston Red Sox arrived in Texas. The real thing Thursday night was even better for the 22-year-old left-hander. Rodriguez threw 7 2/3 scoreless innings to become the youngest...