ANGERS, France (AP) - Thomas Voeckler stuck out his tongue in his trademark way, determined to give the thousands of fans lining up the roads something to cheer about on a rather dull stage at the Tour de France.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Danny Valencia sparked the decisive rally with a slump-stopping double. Coco Crisp gave Oakland the lead with a clutch single. Kendall Graveman gave the rotation a boost with a solid start.
OAKLAND (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.
PHOENIX (AP) - Conor Gillaspie fell a home run shy of the cycle, Johnny Cueto settled down after a rocky start to earn his 12th victory and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Friday night.
NEW YORK (AP) - David Wright walked stiffly from the clubhouse to the corridor outside the Mets batting cage, stood in front of a wall, a large white bandage covering the skin just below his Adam's apple.