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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A's bandanna worn by the pitcher's dog, the little guy got an impromptu opportunity to play shadow baseball with a big leaguer. Doolittle and girlfriend...
CHICAGO (AP) — James Shields allowed four singles in 7 2/3 innings, Adam Eaton homered and the White Sox stayed unbeaten since Chris Sale's suspension by beating the Cubs 3-0 Tuesday night in Chicago's crosstown rivalry. The Cubs lost their second straight and never got to use...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Rookie Paxton Lynch insists he shouldn't be counted out from the Denver Broncos' quarterback competition. The first-round draft pick who labeled the playbook a dictionary when he first arrived in Denver this spring begins training camp Thursday looking up...
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Jared Goff showed up to the UC Irvine dorms a bit ahead of his fellow rookies Tuesday, getting a quick start on his first training camp with the Los Angeles Rams. In truth, the Rams' quarterback of the future has been trying to get a head start since...
Kim Rhode sees the news on television or social media. Another mass shooting, in Aurora, San Bernardino, Newtown, Orlando, Dallas, Baton Rouge. For the two-time Olympic gold medalist shotgun shooter, what comes next has become routine. "I just wait for my phone to ring," Rhode...
TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays. Joining his new team was a lot more complicated than walking down the hall. The Blue Jays acquired Upton Jr. and cash from the...
TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue Jays. Joining his new team was a lot more complicated than walking down the hall. The Blue Jays acquired Upton Jr. and cash from the...
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson was baking in the hot sun of Baltusrol, chipping out of the thick grass in the short-game area until the bag of golf balls was nearly empty. One chip dropped into the cup on its last turn. "I would have thought that's the perfect way to...
CHICAGO (AP) — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn't remember what management told him about off-field expectations and behavior. When the Cubs announced the trade with the New York Yankees on...