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BOSTON (AP) — The 'chicken man' has lost a little of the shimmer from his trademark mustache over the years, but every pilgrimage Wade Boggs makes to Fenway Park still feels like old times for the Red Sox legend. "I've come back home," Boggs said. On Thursday night Boggs added...
NEW YORK (AP) — In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia. "It was kind of fun, definitely, being out there — Yankee Stadium, pitching against him," Happ said after a strong seven-inning outing Thursday...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves' dismal season took another turn for the worse Thursday when outfielder Hector Olivera was suspended through Aug. 1 for his arrest on domestic violence charges. The suspension, announced by commissioner Rob Manfred, is without pay and covers 82...
NEW YORK (AP) — J.A. Happ pitched seven strong innings, Edwin Encarnacion and Devon Travis had two-out RBIs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Thursday to win the three-game series. CC Sabathia was the tough-luck loser for New York, allowing just two unearned...
CLEVELAND (AP) — As the shots dropped, the score widened and the head-banging Cleveland crowd screamed louder, threatening to rip off the arena's roof, Kevin Love raised his arms and gestured for fans to do more. Usually, it's the other way around. Shaking off two miserable...
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor. The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. The league's MVP was the only player named on all 129 ballots in...
More than a decade ago, Baylor was at the center of a sordid scandal involving murder and drugs, leading to some of the harshest penalties the NCAA has ever doled out. Apparently, the Bears didn't learn their lesson. Now, with the school accused of covering up numerous cases of...
DALLAS (AP) — After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles. Baylor...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored a pair of tickets to the Indianapolis 500. He was an executive for a metal fabrication company in Cleveland that was sponsoring a few laps in the race, so he brought his 14-year-old son to Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Roger...