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CHICAGO (AP) — A front-office mistake left the Atlanta Braves short a player for their game against the Chicago Cubs on Sunday. The Braves announced four hours before the scheduled first pitch that they had selected the contract of veteran utility player Emilio Bonifacio from...
Figuring out who won or lost in an NFL draft takes years, not hours. Finding trends is a whole lot easier. Some were obvious, such as the love given Ohio State, and the disdain for 2015 bowl teams Tennessee, Duke and North Carolina. The desire to find quarterbacks lasted from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew all about what Brooks Orpik can do. The rugged, bruising defenseman's ability to play on the edge was a big part of the Penguins' playoff success for a long time...
WASHINGTON (AP) — During their back-to-back Stanley Cup final runs in 2008 and 2009, the Pittsburgh Penguins knew all about what Brooks Orpik can do. The rugged, bruising defenseman's ability to play on the edge was a big part of the Penguins' playoff success for a long time...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Leicester missed its first chance to clinch the Premier League title, drawing 1-1 at Manchester United on Sunday to move within two points of the most unlikely championship victory in English soccer. Second-place Tottenham, which is eight points behind...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Nico Rosberg cruised to victory in the Russian Grand Prix on Sunday as his title rival and teammate Lewis Hamilton battled through the pack for second. Rosberg has won all four of this season's races and has a hefty 43-point lead over Hamilton in the title...
SWANSEA, Wales (AP) — Liverpool's much-changed team was beaten 3-1 at Swansea in the English Premier League on Sunday, with Andre Ayew scoring two goals. Liverpool rested some players ahead of the second leg of its Europa League semifinal against Villarreal and paid the price,...
MADRID (AP) — Second-seeded Angelique Kerber lost 6-4, 6-2 to Barbora Strycova in the first round of the Madrid Open on Sunday. Heading into their clay-court opener, this year's Australian Open champion hadn't dropped a single set to Strycova in four prior meetings. But the...
MADRID (AP) — Rafael Nadal arrives at the Madrid Masters with a chance to erase doubts about his form going into Roland Garros. The former No. 1-ranked player has been playing well again and is coming off two straight titles, and another win at his home Masters, which will...