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MIAMI (AP) — With Hurricane Irma bearing down on South Florida, the Miami Marlins are allowing families of players and staff to travel with the team on their upcoming road trip. “Jeffrey (Loria) ultimately made the decision that all the families are going to get to go with us, travel the whole...
BOSTON (AP) — Looking for any edge in an age-old rivalry, the Boston Red Sox got called out in a high-tech sign-stealing scheme they ran on the New York Yankees. The first-place Red Sox admitted to Major League Baseball that they used an Apple Watch to relay signals from opposing catchers to...
HOUSTON (AP) — Restaurant and casino owner Tilman Fertitta agreed to buy the Houston Rockets from Leslie Alexander on Tuesday for an NBA-record $2.2 billion, a person with knowledge of the details said. The price surpasses the $2 billion Steve Ballmer paid for the Los Angeles Clippers in 2014....
Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts loses the ball trying to force out a runner at second base during the second inning of Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston. AP Photo/Winslow Townson
BOSTON (AP) — Kendrys Morales hit a three-run shot in the first inning. Jose Bautista connected for a solo home run in the third. Raffy Lopez chased reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Rick Porcello with a two-run homer in the sixth. “Six of the seven runs he allowed were on those three swings...
NORTON, Mass. (AP) — The victories keep piling up for Justin Thomas, and all that does is make him want more. In a Labor Day finish that was harder than the final margin suggested, Thomas kept his patience when Jordan Spieth shot out to a brief lead and Marc Leishman built a two-shot lead at the...
In this New England Patriots Dont'a Hightower follows the action during NFL football's Super Bowl 51 against the Atlanta Falcons, in Houston. The Patriots are the odds on favorite to tie the Pittsburgh Steelers and their record six Super Bowl crowns. AP Photo/Gregory Payan, File
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots don’t think they’re done hoisting Lombardi trophies. The proof they believe that more are on the way is literally on display at Gillette Stadium. Seven months have passed since Tom Brady capped a 2016 season that began in the shadow of his four...
CHICAGO (AP) — It’s been nearly two weeks since the Cleveland Indians lost a game. Trevor Bauer’s winning streak dates all the way to July. Bauer won his eighth decision in a row, and the Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Monday for their 12th straight victory. Bauer (15-8) gave up...
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The camera panned through the crowd inside Kauffman Stadium on a warm, late summer night, jumping from kids to parents to grandparents, all of them wearing their blue and white Kansas City Royals gear. When it stopped on a group of young men seated in the first row of...
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — For years, Venezuela’s baseball stadiums served as a sporting sanctuary where fans of all classes and political backgrounds set aside their differences to watch some of the nation’s top major league players and forget about their mounting hardships. But now, as the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jarrad Magee was about halfway through his 18-hour shift stringing rackets to the exacting specs of the U.S. Open’s top players this week when he looked up at the TV and saw temperamental star Nick Kyrgios smashing his handiwork into the court. “Yeah, it was one I had just done...

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