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NEW YORK (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins will make an early season trip back to Sacramento, while Gordon Hayward will wait almost all season to see Utah again. Chris Paul's return to his old Clippers home is part of a Martin Luther King Jr. day tripleheader that includes another NBA Finals rematch,...
WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg struck out five and allowed three hits and one walk in a rehab start for the Class A Potomac Nationals. Facing the Salem Red Sox, Strasburg showcased good command of his fastball and good movement on his curveball as he...
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Matt Forte is getting closer to returning to the New York Jets’ backfield. The 31-year-old running back has not practiced fully since injuring a hamstring during practice on July 31. Forte participated in individual drills Monday, but was held out of the team periods...
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew Monday from the Western & Southern Open because of a back injury. He has won the Masters series tournament seven times. The move was announced on the first full day of matches. This U.S. Open warmup has now lost five of the top six...
Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers hits a home run during the ninth inning of the team's game against the New York Yankees on Sunday in New York. Devers came in in the sixth inning for Chris Young and hit a 103 mph fastball off Yankee closer Aroldis Chapman to tie the game at two. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
NEW YORK (AP) — So much for inexperience. Red Sox rookies Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi can simply swing the bat. Devers hit a stunning homer off Aroldis Chapman to tie the game in the ninth inning, and Benintendi singled home the go-ahead run in the 10th as Boston beat the New York...
Justin Thomas poses with the Wanamaker Trophy after winning the PGA Championship golf tournament at the Quail Hollow Club Sunday in Charlotte, N.C. AP Photo/Chuck Burton
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The son and grandson of golf professionals, Justin Thomas couldn’t think of a better major to win than the PGA Championship. And at age 24, he couldn’t think of a better time. Youth is taking over the highest level of golf, and there were times Thomas felt left behind....
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said Sunday he will sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice and segregation. Bennett sat on the visiting bench during “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the Seahawks’ preseason opener against the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia is back on the disabled list for the third time this year because of knee trouble, but manager John Farrell said there’s no indication the Boston All-Star won’t play again this season. The AL East leaders put Pedroia on the 10-day DL with...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Bryce Harper writhed in pain on the field and clutched at his left knee and then didn’t put weight on his left leg as he was helped off, the possibility of a career-altering injury seemed realistic. Harper was definitely worried. “Of course you’re going to think the...
PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Matthews’ first chance to fill Sammy Watkins’ starting job with the Buffalo Bills ended with the newly acquired receiver sustaining a chest injury. Matthews finished the two-hour practice on Sunday before being escorted off the field by a trainer. The Bills were...

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