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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and wide receiver Eric Decker have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. The Titans announced the deal Sunday night. The 6-foot-3, 214-pound Decker visited the Titans on Wednesday, met with coach Mike Mularkey and took a physical. He was released this...
If the Cubs and Astros are examples of rebuilding done right, the Philadelphia Phillies are proof that it isn’t so easy. Philadelphia has dropped 11 of 12 and is on pace to lose 110 games. There’s still time for the Phillies to show some progress in 2017, but after four straight years with at...
(A.P.) — George McPhee wants his fellow general managers to make him an offer he can’t refuse. The Vegas Golden Knights GM might as well be The Godfather of the NHL during this three-day expansion draft window. He holds the cards for a significant chunk of the league’s talent, fielding calls...
Philadelphia and Boston have agreed in principle on a trade where the 76ers would acquire the chance to take Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The Celtics will get the No. 3 pick, plus an additional first-...
Davis Love IV with his father Davis Love III caddying walk up the first hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. AP Photo/David J. Phillip
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The Loves felt the love from the gallery at the U.S. Open. Davis Love IV made his professional debut at Erin Hills, shooting a 1-under 71 in his first round in a major tournament. His father, PGA Tour star Davis Love III, served as caddie. The younger Love, who goes by “Dru...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Paul George is committed to playing for the Indiana Pacers next season. After that, it’s anybody’s guess. The four-time All-Star forward provided clarity on his short-term plan Thursday before playing in a charity softball game just a short walk away from the only NBA arena...
 New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson (28) runs through drills during NFL football practice in Metairie, La. Of most interest in 2017 might be how much potential Hall of Famers such as Peterson and Julius Peppers have left. AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File
It’s mid-June, which means for the next month or so, NFL teams basically hibernate. Yes, even those 24/7, sleep-in-the-office, watch-film-around-the-clock coaches take some sort of a break. It’s also a good time to look at key developments of the offseason, and where some teams stand heading...
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Matt Harvey will be sidelined for several weeks with a stress injury to the scapula bone in the right shoulder, the latest setback to a career already slowed by Tommy John surgery and a Thoracic Outlet Syndrome operation. The injury-ravaged Mets also put second...
Former NFL player Joe Montana poses with Israeli football players. Eighteen members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame arrived for a weeklong visit to meet some of the 2,000 active players in Israel's various leagues organized by New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who has been sponsoring the sport in Israel since it was launched in 1999. AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov
RAMAT HASHARON, Israel (AP) — Some of the greatest NFL players of all time descended on a converted soccer field outside Tel Aviv to watch local youths scrimmage in a big boost for the burgeoning sport of American football in Israel. Joe Montana, Jim Brown, Roger Staubach and Mike Singletary...
Chris Sale throws a pitch during the third inning of Thursday's game. Sale went eight innings and struck out 10 for the Red Sox in the 1-0 loss against the Phillies, a game that came down to a pitchers duel between Sale and his counterpart Nick Pivetta. AP Photo/Derik Hamilton
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Pivetta figured that if the Phillies were going to end their losing streak he needed to keep up with Boston ace Chris Sale. Pivetta did just that with the best performance of his young career in a pitchers’ duel with Sale. Pinch-hitter Ty Kelly doubled home the only run...

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