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MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies. Papelbon is Philadelphia's career saves leader with 123 and is 17 for 17 in save chances this season. Papelbon also is Boston's saves leader with 219. The...
This isn't over. Not by a long shot. Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension is not likely the end of the deflated footballs saga. Brady appears headed to court seeking to overturn the suspension, and at the same time would place his New England...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A person familiar with the trade says the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to trade All-Star closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Washington Nationals. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the deal has not been...
The quarterback is usually the face of a football team. During conference media days, those faces are often difficult to find. No Christian Hackenberg for Penn State. No Deshaun Watson for Clemson. No Anu Solomon for Arizona. Neither Cardale Jones nor J.T. Barrett for Ohio State...
NEW YORK (AP) — Just back from an 80-game drug suspension, New York Mets reliever Jenrry Mejia has been banned for an additional 162 games following a positive test for Stanozolol and Boldenone. Mejia was suspended April 11 following a positive test for Stanozolol and said in a...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Jen Welter is embracing her breakthrough status as the first woman to hold any kind of coaching position in the NFL. It's only a six-week internship with the Arizona Cardinals, through training camp and the four preseason games. Nonetheless, it marks another...
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced the decision Tuesday, with Goodell saying that the New England quarterback told...
BALTIMORE (AP) — When a player hits a home run, there's really only one overriding rule when running the bases: Touch 'em all. Elier Levya of the Class A Delmarva Shorebirds failed to do so after hitting a clutch home run Sunday, and his mistake proved costly in a 5-4 loss...
MONTREAL (AP) — Michael Sam will make his debut with the Montreal Alouettes in August, but his coach won't give an exact date. The Alouettes play Saturday in Calgary, and coach Tom Higgins says the defensive end could compete in any of the five games in August. On Tuesday,...