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42 min ago | The Republic

Dodgers' Dan Haren hit hard in 8-2 loss to Cubs

Haren dropped his fifth consecutive start in an 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs that ended the first-place Dodgers' six-game winning streak.


Related Topix: Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Dee Gordon, Dan Haren, Kyle Hendricks, Welington Castillo, Yasiel Puig

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

George suffers serious leg injury in US exhibition

LAS VEGAS - Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.


Related Topix: Oklahoma City Thunder, NBA Basketball, Indiana Pacers, NBA Players, Kevin Durant, Paul George

WTEN-TV Albany

Strahan expects emotions to flow at HOF induction

CANTON, Ohio - Michael Strahan is pleased to know he is scheduled to go last during the Pro Football Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.


Related Topix: Oakland Raiders, Michael Strahan, NFL Players, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Derrick Brooks


Goodell defends NFL's 2-game suspension of Rice

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended the league on Friday against criticism that it was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake."


Related Topix: Ray Rice, NFL Players, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Ben Roethlisberger

AM 1430 The BUZZ

Here is every deal made on MLB's exciting trade-deadline day

Major League Baseball's 4 p.m. ET deadline for non-waiver trades has passed and it was quite a ride.


Related Topix: David Price, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Anibal Sanchez, Seattle Mariners

Ohio lawmaker proposes LeBron James license plate

State Rep. Rep. Bill Patmon says he plans to introduce legislation within the next two weeks for the "LeBron James Witness 2.0" tag.


Related Topix: Miami Heat, LeBron James, NBA Basketball, Cleveland Cavaliers, NBA Players

Rock Hill Herald

Marte, Hill lift Diamondbacks past Pirates, 7-4

The 30-year-old was called up from Triple-A Reno on Thursday to help fill the roster spots vacated by the trades of Gerardo Parra and Martin Prado and broke a tie with a two-run, pinch-hit homer in the sixth inning to help the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-4.


Related Topix: Josh Collmenter, Baseball Players, Jeff Locke, Gerardo Parra, Arizona Diamondbacks, Major League Baseball, Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutchen

Thu Jul 31, 2014

CBS Local

Angels' Tyler Skaggs Leaves No-Hit Bid In 5th With Forearm Tightness

Skaggs held the Orioles hitless before walking off the mound with two outs in the fifth inning.


Related Topix: Tyler Skaggs, Baseball Players, Caleb Joseph

Rock Hill Herald

Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp

Lynch arrived on Thursday afternoon following the team's morning practice. The team confirmed Lynch has reported for camp, ending a holdout that spanned a week.


Related Topix: Seattle Seahawks, NFL Football

Brandon Sun

Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable,' avoids details of domestic violence arrest

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice says his actions against his then-fiancee were "totally inexcusable" and insisted he had never been a part of any domestic violence incidents before.


Related Topix: Ray Rice, NFL Players, Baltimore Ravens, NFL Football

Paradise Post

Jamie Foxx to play Mike Tyson?

Sources reportedly told Variety that Foxx will play the former heavyweight champ in an untitled biopic written by Terence Winter.


Related Topix: Boxing, More Sports, Mike Tyson's, Mike Tyson, Heavyweight Boxing, Entertainment

94.3 WSC

Red Sox, Athletics Pull Off Blockbuster Trade On Deadline Day

The Oakland Athletics reportedly swung a deal to bolster an already stacked rotation, acquiring Boston lefty Jon Lester hours before Thursday's non-waiver trade deadline.


Related Topix: American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Yoenis Cespedes, Jeff Samardzija

The Fresno Bee

Tweet derails Cassidy DWI plea deal hearing

Cassidy was charged last summer with driving while intoxicated in the town of Schodack , near Albany.


Related Topix: Horse Racing

Messenger Newspapers

Former Manchester United player charged with assault after attacking two women

Ravel Morrison, 21, who has been charged with assaulting two women, Greater Manchester Police said.


Related Topix: Manchester United, World Soccer, More Sports, Ravel Morrison, Soccer Players

Rock Hill Herald

Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning after homering in consecutive games for the first time in over a year and the Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 3-2 Wednesday night for their season-best fifth straight victory.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Matt Kemp, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Freddie Freeman, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Island Packet

Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

Retired Rangers All-Stars Michael Young and Ivan Rodriguez first presented Jeter a pair of cowboy boots inscribed with the New York team logo, his name and No.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Michael Young, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball

Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver

In this Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 file photo, outgoing NBA Commissioner David Stern answers questions from reporters at a news conference prior to the start of the pre-season game between the Houston Rockets and Indiana Pacers at the Mall of Asia Arena at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines.


Related Topix: Los Angeles Clippers, NBA Basketball, Washington Wizards, Chris Paul, NBA Players

The Modesto Bee

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after its court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood.


Related Topix: Tyler Trapani, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Olympic Basketball, Olympic Gymnastics

Click Orlando

Justin Masterson, Cleveland Indians, April 2013

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired right-handed pitcher Justin Masterson from the Cleveland Indians in exchange for outfielder James Ramsey, the teams announced Wednesday.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Justin Masterson

The Honolulu Advertiser

Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio

Oakland Raiders owners Mark Davis, right, laughs on the sideline with general manager Reggie McKenzie, left, during their NFL football training camp on Friday in Napa, Calif.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Oakland Raiders