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2 hrs ago | Athens Banner-Herald

Braves score six in third, beat Padres 8-3

Mike Minor is working to correct flaws in his mechanics that were discovered when he looked at this year's results and matched them up to tape from his strong 2013 season.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Mike Minor, San Diego Padres, Major League Baseball, Andrelton Simmons, Tommy La Stella, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine

6 hrs ago | The Gaston Gazette

It's 'Jeff Gordon Day' at IMS for record 5th time

With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line Sunday, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.


Related Topix: Josh Krug, Racing, Bryan Clauson, NASCAR, John Graham, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dario Franchitti, Mike MacKenzie, Michael Valiante

7 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

Scott said this weekend that he has been hired by the Lakers, but the club insisted Sunday that no deal has been reached.


Related Topix: Los Angeles Lakers, NBA Basketball, Jeremy Lin, Kobe Bryant, Julius Randle, NBA Players, Xavier Henry, Nick Young, Houston Rockets

9 hrs ago | KMIZ

Boy with inoperable tumor gets birthday wish

Daniel Nickerson's visit on the field of Gillette Stadium, where the NFL team was practicing, would be a dream come true for many.


Related Topix: New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players

11 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Carl Edwards leaving Roush at end of 2014 seasonCarl Edwards leaving...

Roush confirmed the decision Sunday, a move that had been long expected but could not be substantiated because Edwards refuses to publicly discuss contract negotiations.


Related Topix: Colin Braun, NASCAR, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Jack Roush, Racing, Auggie Vidovich, Tad Geschickter, Jennifer Cobb, Nate Monteith, NASCAR Craftsman Truck, Tom Mitchell, John Graham, Boston Reid

15 hrs ago |

Robredo, Cuevas reaches final of Croatia Open

Defending champion Tommy Robredo reached the final of the Croatia Open, defeating third-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 , 6-3 on Sunday.


Related Topix: Fabio Fognini, Tennis Players, More Sports, Tennis

19 hrs ago | The Day

Rays run win streak to nine

Boston's Xander Bogaerts leaves his bat and helmet behind as he walks off after striking out against Tampa Bay relief pitcher Grant Balfour during the sixth inning of Saturday's game in St. Petersburg, Fla.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Xander Bogaerts, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Chris Archer, Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Tampa Bay Rays

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Griner leads Mercury to 15th straight victory

Old Detroit Pistons "Bad Boy" Bill Laimbeer and his New York Liberty tried to rough up the streaking Phoenix Mercury - with little success.


Related Topix: Candice Dupree, Penny Taylor, Cappie Pondexter, Plenette Pierson, More Sports, New York Liberty, WNBA Women's Basketball, Phoenix Mercury

Ty Dillon secures maiden Nationwide victory at the Brickyard

Ty Dillon got by the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota of Kyle Busch on lap 77, shortly after a restart, in the 100 lap Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Saturday and pulled away from Busch, gradually, in the waning laps to drive his No.


Related Topix: Racing, Niclas Jonsson, Brad Baker, NASCAR, Johnny Davis, John Borneman III, Nascar Drivers, NASCAR Busch, Dwayne Leik, Chris Lawson, Mike MacKenzie

Sporting News

Toronto ends 17-game Bronx skid, beats Yanks 6-4

Dan Johnson drove in four runs with a go-ahead infield hit and a three-run homer, helping the Toronto Blue Jays end their 17-game losing streak at Yankee Stadium with a 6-4 victory over New York on Saturday.


Related Topix: American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Cory Wade, Baseball Players, Drew Hutchison, Aaron Loup, Brett Gardner

USA Today

Jordy Nelson signs extension with Packers

Jordy Nelson signs four-year extension with Packers He had 85 catches, 1,314 yards and eight touchdowns last season.


Related Topix: NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Jordy Nelson, NFL Players, Aaron Rodgers, Randall Cobb, Greg Jennings

Sporting News

49ers RB Kendall Hunter tears ACL, likely done for season

Hunter's knee buckled awkwardly as he tried to make a move during a non-contact drill.


Related Topix: NFL Football, San Francisco 49ers, Kendall Hunter, Marcus Lattimore, Carlos Hyde, NFL Players, LaMichael James, Jewel Hampton

Lexington Herald-Leader

Kevin Love withdraws from Team USA

With no idea where he will be playing in the NBA next season, Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's Team USA basketball roster.


Related Topix: Minnesota Timberwolves, NBA Basketball, Kevin Love, NBA Players, Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, Summer Olympic, LeBron James, Olympic Basketball, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Kevin Durant

The Independent

Kevin Pietersen calls for Alastair Cook to resign as England captain, ...

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Related Topix: Cricket, England, Australia, India, Sri Lanka, South Africa

The State

King Felix not enough for Mariners in 2-1 loss

Chris Davis hit a leadoff homer in the 10th inning, Nelson Cruz also went deep and the Baltimore Orioles overcame a record-tying start by Hernandez in a 2-1 victory over Seattle.


Related Topix: Baseball Players, Charlie Furbush, Kyle Seager, Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners, Major League Baseball, Chris Davis, American League, American League East


13-year-old killed, 6 wounded in one Chicago shooting

Gun violence flared again in Chicago when a shooter sprayed bullets outside a convenience store on the city's west side, killing a 13-year-old boy and wounding six others.


Related Topix: NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Joakim Noah, NBA Players

Angels slip past Tigers 2-1 with 6th-inning rally

ANAHEIM, Calif. Efren Navarro and Kole Calhoun drove in runs in the sixth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels overcame Drew Smyly's early dominance for a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.


Related Topix: American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Efren Navarro, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Drew Smyly

The Washington Post

Puig, Dodgers beat Giants 8-1 behind 5 triples

Yasiel Puig hit three of five franchise-record tying triples, and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco by beating the Giants 8-1 on Friday night.


Related Topix: National League West, National League, Major League Baseball, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Yasiel Puig, Los Angeles Dodgers, Tim Lincecum, Matt Kemp

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Price, Rays beat Red Sox for 8th straight victory

Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double, and the Rays earned their eighth straight victory by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night.


Related Topix: Desmond Jennings, Jeremy Hellickson, Baseball Players, Evan Longoria, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox, Matt Moore, David Ortiz

USA Today

Manziel admits 'some rookie mistakes'

As Johnny Manziel and the Cleveland Browns prepare for their first training camp practice, head coach Mike Pettine insisted the team is focused on Manziel's actions on the field, and not his wild offseason off it.


Related Topix: Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Brian Hoyer, Justin Gilbert, Josh Gordon