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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki retired from her second-round match at the Citi Open against Sam Stosur because of an injured left arm. The right-handed Wozniacki said that she felt pain while hitting a two-handed backhand at 5-all in the first set of a match...
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez told his Red Sox teammates in the dugout that he wasn't going to swing for the fences in his final at-bat. It doesn't work for him that way. "I don't hit homers when I try to hit homers," he explained to reporters after Boston's 11-7 victory over the...
PLYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — Former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez is expected to appear in court with new lawyers to defend him in the 2012 slayings of two men outside a Boston nightclub. The former tight end is already serving a life sentence in the 2013 killing of semi-...
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez told his Red Sox teammates in the dugout that he wasn't going to swing for the fences in his final at-bat. It doesn't work for him that way. "I don't hit homers when I try to hit homers," he explained to reporters after Boston's 11-7 victory over the...
Former World Anti-Doping Agency president John Fahey says it should be a "clear-cut" decision: Russia should not be allowed to compete at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Fahey told The Associated Press on Thursday that Russia should "definitely not be going" to Rio, adding "this...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryce Harper led an offensive outburst with a towering home run into the third deck in right field as the Washington Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night. Harper's 20th home run of the season, a two-run blast, traveled an estimated 451...
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez of the Boston Red Sox has hit three home runs in the first six innings against the San Francisco Giants. Ramirez hit a two-run shot in the second inning Wednesday night at Fenway Park and another in the third off Giants starter Matt Cain. In the...
Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is facing the prospect of season-ending neck surgery after an MRI revealed a herniated disk just above an area that was repaired two years ago. Fielder and outfielder Shin-Soo Choo were placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday by the...
Texas Rangers slugger Prince Fielder is facing the prospect of season-ending neck surgery after an MRI revealed a herniated disk just above an area that was repaired two years ago. Fielder and outfielder Shin-Soo Choo were placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday by the...