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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched a five-hitter to become the NL’s first 13-game winner, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 5-1 on Wednesday night to move atop the major league standings. San Francisco (54-33) passed the Chicago Cubs (52-32), who lost to the...
BOSTON (AP) — It took one pitch from David Price to hand Texas the lead, and 12 pitches from Craig Kimbrel to clinch it for the Rangers. Shin-Soo Choo homered on Price’s first pitch of the game, and Robinson Chirinos hit a three-run shot off Boston’s All-Star closer in the ninth to lead the...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force has apologized to Derek Jeter after an active-duty member posted a photo on Facebook of a citation issued to the retired New York Yankee shortstop for boating in a restricted area near MacDill Air Force Base on the 4th of July. Jeter, who lives on Tampa’s...
Venus Williams of the U.S celebrates after beating Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazahkstan in their women's singles match on day nine of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London, Tuesday. AP Photo/Tim Ireland
LONDON (AP) — In some ways, making it to a Grand Slam semifinal is rather been-there, done-that for Venus Williams. She is, after all, already the owner of seven major titles, including five at Wimbledon. This one, though, is different. She’s 36 now, a half-dozen years removed from her last...
David West’s pursuit of that ever-elusive championship came up short in his lone season in San Antonio. Now the proud veteran is heading to Golden State to give it one more try. West agreed to a one-year deal with the Warriors for the veteran’s minimum on Tuesday, a person with knowledge of...
NEW YORK (AP) — After topping the major leagues during the first half of the season as they seek their first title in more than a century, the Chicago Cubs dominated the rosters for next week’s All-Star game. And the Boston Red Sox, who ended their long drought a decade ago, were not far behind...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes trotted over to third base at the beginning of batting practice, ready to take grounders during infield drills with the New York Mets. All at once, the four-time All-Star shortstop was in a brand new spot and yet right at home. Reyes rejoined his original team on...
NEW YORK (AP) — With his team around the .500 mark since late May, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said internal discussions among management have intensified and he will pass along any trade offers to ownership. “My job is to canvass the entire game of general managers and find out what’s...
The San Antonio Spurs didn’t waste any time after losing out in the Kevin Durant sweepstakes. The Spurs agreed to a two-year deal with veteran forward Pau Gasol on Monday, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press. The deal is worth more than $30 million and final...
Kevin Durant announced Monday that he is joining All-Stars Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson with the Golden State Warriors. Durant made the decision public on The Players' Tribune Monday morning. He can't officially sign until July 7. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant decided his best chance for “growth” means leaving his beloved Oklahoma City behind for a big move out West to join the star-studded, record-setting Golden State Warriors and play alongside Splash Brothers Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. In the most...

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