• Former Razorback Benintendi signs with Boston Red Sox

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas Razorback outfielder Andrew Benintendi has signed a professional baseball contract with the Boston Red Sox. The university says Benintendi signed Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not immediately released. Benintendi was the seventh overall...

  • Celtics' Stevens finally gets shot to coach NCAA hero Hunter

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament. If Stevens had his way, Hunter would have played for Butler instead of for his father, Ron, at Georgia State. And there...

  • Williams sisters pull out of doubles at Wimbledon

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    LONDON (AP) — The Williams sisters pulled out of women's doubles at Wimbledon on Tuesday, with Serena saying it's because she wants to focus on her bid for a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title in singles. The official reason for the withdrawal was given as Serena's "soreness." Both...

  • Ali Krieger gives US team insight into Germany

    Yesterday

    MONTREAL (AP) — The Germans are going to have to be vigilant about giving too much away with their on-field chatter on Tuesday night. Defender Ali Krieger will be listening. Top-ranked Germany faces the United States in the semifinals at the Women's World Cup at Olympic Stadium in...

  • LEADING OFF: Sale's K streak, Verlander and Hamilton back

    Yesterday

    A look at what's happening all around the major leagues today: ___ ANOTHER 10K White Sox ace Chris Sale takes a streak of seven straight outings with at least 10 strikeouts into his start at St. Louis. The left-hander has fanned 85 during the run. FUTURES GAME In the opener of a...

  • Diamondbacks rally twice to beat Dodgers 10-6

    Yesterday

    PHOENIX (AP) — After losing seven straight games to the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Arizona Diamondbacks appeared headed for eight in a row until they pulled off a pair of comebacks Monday night. Welington Castillo doubled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Arizona erased a...

  • Bullpen blows 4-run lead, Dodgers lose 10-6 to Diamondbacks

    Yesterday

    PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Bolsinger was so sick he couldn't pitch past the fourth inning. Dodgers manager Don Mattingly didn't feel good, either, for a much different reason. Pedro Baez gave up a tiebreaking double to Welington Castillo in the eighth inning, and the Los Angeles bullpen blew...

  • Bases-loaded walk ends pitchers' duel suddenly

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    Yesterday

    Memphis, Tenn. - Fans were treated to another pitchers' duel Monday in the Redbirds' 1-0 win over the Sky Sox at AutoZone Park. A day after Memphis carried a 2-0 lead into the ninth, the Sky Sox and Redbirds would battle through 81/2 scoreless frames before the decisive bottom of the...

  • Wimbledon Lookahead: Smallest group of US men since 1947

    Yesterday

    LONDON (AP) — The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country's smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. Three are scheduled to be in first-round action Tuesday: 31st-seeded Jack Sock, 37th-ranked Sam Querrey,...

  • Yankees stopped by Trout's glove, bat in 4-1 loss to Angels

    Yesterday

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Chris Young simply threw up his hands when Mike Trout sprinted back and made his second remarkable catch of the night, robbing him of another sure run-scoring hit. From his glove to his bat to his feet, the New York Yankees were powerless to stop the Derek Jeter...

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