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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Cameron Maybin capped a dramatic eight-run ninth inning with a tiebreaking three-run double, and the Detroit Tigers overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 10-7 on Thursday night. Detroit trailed 7-2 entering the ninth and opened the...
NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell earned just over $31 million for 2015, the league said on Thursday. The amount represented a 7 percent decrease from his 2014 salary of approximately $34 million. The 2015 figure is based on the last tax return filed by the NFL,...
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Usain Bolt spent a few minutes on the grassy infield of National Stadium after his race Thursday night, putting himself through some very slow cool-down jogs. It was an easy end to an easy night. Officially beginning his quest for a third consecutive...
TORONTO (AP) — Carlos Carrasco struck out a season-high 14, Jason Kipnis and Rajai Davis hit solo home runs and the Cleveland Indians matched a franchise record by winning their 13th consecutive game Thursday night, beating the Toronto Blue Jays 4-1. Cleveland's streak is the...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bruce Bochy all but had his mind made up days ago: Madison Bumgarner would hit in an AL ballpark for interleague rather than using a designated hitter. All the San Francisco Giants manager had to do was ask the ace pitcher himself, knowing full well the...
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Portugal likes to leave it late at this European Championship, whether Cristiano Ronaldo is having a good game or not. The Portuguese have been level after 90 minutes in every game this tournament, a run that continued Thursday as Ronaldo and his...
The U.S. Olympic Committee approved a 24 percent funding increase to the country's anti-doping agency Thursday, choosing money over words in an effort to fix a worldwide system that CEO Scott Blackmun says is broken. The USOC board approved the increase starting next year from $...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Linebacker Rolando McClain was suspended 10 games Thursday for his second violation of the NFL's substance-abuse policy in as many years, leaving the Dallas defense with three banned starters to open the season. McClain, who was suspended the first four...
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Claude Puel ended his 17-year coaching stint in the French league on Thursday by taking over as manager of Southampton, ushering in a new era for the English Premier League club following the departure of Ronald Koeman. Southampton announced the...