NEW YORK (AP) - Tim Hudson is out for the season with a broken right ankle, leaving the Atlanta Braves without the leader of their pitching staff as they make a push for the pennant.
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) - A former associate of Biogenesis head Tony Bosch said he turned down a $125,000 offer from Major League Baseball for documents said to implicate players in the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
NAPA (AP) - The Oakland Raiders have signed first-round pick cornerback D.J. Hayden to a contract before the first training camp practice.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Mike Leake pitched six-plus innings of wildly effective ball and had the third three-hit game of his career, leading the Cincinnati Reds past the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Wednesday night.
DONOVAN NETS 2, US IN GOLD CUP FINAL: ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The United States advanced to the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 3-1 win over Honduras on Wednesday, with Landon Donovan scoring two goals and setting up another. Sunday's final will pit the U.S. against Panama, which beat Mexico 2-1 to prevent the expected U.S.-Mexico final. He dribbled the ball then powered a shot past the goalkeeper to put the hosts ahead in the 11th minute. In the 27th minute, Donovan controlled a short chip off his chest and poked a shot past ...
ALAMEDA (AP) - The first season of the new regime in Oakland got off to a rough start with the Raiders winning just four games and often being uncompetitive one year after being on the brink of the playoffs.
NEW YORK (AP) - Alex Rodriguez certainly leads the New York Yankees in headlines this season even though he hasn't played a single major league game.
Multiple sources are reporting that San Francisco Giants pitcher Ryan Vogelsong may make a rehab appearance Friday at Banner Island Ballpark as the Stockton Ports host the San Jose Giants at 7:05 pm. Vogelsong was placed on the disabled list in late May for a right hand injury.
HOUSTON (AP) - The Oakland Athletics weren't concerned when they were down by two runs entering the seventh inning on Wednesday against the Houston Astros.
NAPA (AP) - There were two notable absences when the two buses filled with rookies, undrafted free agents and other young players arrived at Oakland Raiders training camp.
NEW YORK (AP) - Ray Lewis, Brian Urlacher and Ronde Barber grabbed the headlines by retiring, walking away from the game when they almost certainly still could have contributed to NFL teams.
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval hit a two-run double to help Bruce Bochy earn his 1,500th win as a manager, and the San Francisco Giants split a straight doubleheader with the Cincinnati Reds with a 5-3 victory in the nightcap Tuesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - Protective no more, baseball players are downright disgusted these days with doping.
HOUSTON (AP) - A's closer Grant Balfour hadn't blown a save all season, and his streak of 44 straight saves was an Oakland record and the sixth longest run in major league history.
PARIS (AP) - All for one, one for all, and all bathed in yellow.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - There was no celebratory burnout - Kyle Busch has done plenty of those the last few weeks - just another big, fat kiss at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - The crushing dominance of the Mercedes Silver Arrows came to an abrupt halt at the Hungarian Grand Prix on Sunday, the first time since the final race of the 2013 season without either Lewis Hamilton or Nico Rosberg on the podium.
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Jason Day made himself right at home in the Canadian Open - at David Hearn's expense.
BELMONT, Mich. (AP) - Lexi Thompson made sure she didn't beat herself - and ended up defeating everyone else.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Andres Guardado scored his fourth goal of the knockout rounds, not needing a penalty kick this time, and Mexico won its seventh CONCACAF Gold Cup title Sunday with a 3-1 victory over upstart Jamaica.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - With the FIVB World Grand Prix Finals championship already secured, the United States added a three-set victory over China on Sunday to cap the tournament.
LA TOUSSUIRE, France (AP) - Chris Froome always expected his rivals to throw everything at him and his Tour de France race lead. He just didn't expect that would happen when he was stopped by the side of the road.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Josh Hamilton expected to be booed in his first game back at Angel Stadium with the Texas Rangers.
BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. Olympic Committee wants to know where the governor of Massachusetts stands on the Boston Olympics. His answer: Still crunching the numbers.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A new rules package for Indianapolis Motor Speedway provided visibility issues for drivers. More troubling for NASCAR, though, is that after nearly five hours of practice Friday, there was little indication the changes will produce better racing.
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) - Chad Campbell shot a 9-under 63 on Friday in the Canadian Open to take a two-stroke lead over Brian Harman.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Drug testing is coming to e-sports.
The players' union proposed a settlement on Tom Brady's four-game suspension last week that was "met with silence" by the NFL, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press.