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ATLANTA (AP) — David Price had a simple summary of his domination of the overmatched Atlanta Braves. "I just executed whenever I was ahead," Price said. Thanks to Travis Shaw, Price led the whole way. Price matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, Shaw hit a three-run homer...
DETROIT (AP) — Tigers outfielder Tyler Collins will not be suspended by Major League Baseball for directing an obscene gesture at booing home fans in Detroit after losing a ball in the lights Monday night. An MLB spokesman confirmed Tuesday that Collins won't face a suspension...
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta says it is "flattering" that "some of the best players in the game" are spreading rumors that Arrieta is using performance-enhancing drugs. The National League Cy Young Award winner and Chicago Cubs ace didn't name names Tuesday but says his teammates...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the playoffs after aggravating his left quadriceps tendon and Chris Paul has undergone hand surgery, leaving the Los Angeles Clippers without their top two players for the rest of their first-round series against Portland...
Tom Brady won Round 1. The NFL won Round 2. Round 3, anyone? The "Deflategate" saga will continue if Brady insists on fighting his four-game suspension. There's no reason to think he's willing to accept it despite long odds to win another court battle and the possibility that...
Tiger Woods registered for the U.S. Open, which was more procedure than pronouncement. Three weeks later, he played five holes during the official opening of the golf course he designed outside Houston. The next step is returning to competition, for which the timeframe remains...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Desperate for a quarterback, Justin Fuente heard of Paxton Lynch thanks to a note an administrator left on the new Memphis coach's desk. Few video clips existed of the quarterback actually throwing a football, so Fuente sent assistant Darrell Dickey to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker was shocked when the two-time Olympic gold medalist learned that she will not be on the U.S. women's basketball roster for the Rio Games. "I was surprised and disappointed," Parker said in a phone interview with The Associated Press on Tuesday. "...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Boxing legend Larry Holmes and former football star Herschel Walker are welcoming continued research on the impact of blows from boxing and other sports on the athlete's brain. The two joined Sen. John McCain of Arizona and Dr. Charles Bernick of the Cleveland...