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  • D-backs claim OF Reimold off waivers

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have claimed outfielder Nolan Reimold off waivers from the Toronto Blue Jays. The 30-year-old appeared in 22 games with the Blue Jays this season, hitting .212 with two home runs and nine RBIs. He began the season on the Baltimore Orioles'...

  • Avila's 2-out hit in 9th lifts Tigers over Yanks

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Brad Ausmus saw the ball come off Brian McCann's bat and sail toward the foul pole in right field, a potentially devastating drive with the game tied in the ninth inning. "From where I was standing you could tell it was kind of hooking," said Ausmus, Detroit's...

  • Wildcats, Rebels set for desert rematch

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona had a prolonged battle for its starting quarterback job last season, one that lasted nearly until the first snap of the first game. That worked out fairly well; B.J. Denker started the opener and stayed under center the rest of the season, leading the...

  • Jaguars start rookie Bortles in preseason finale

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are starting rookie quarterback Blake Bortles in the preseason finale against Atlanta. The team made the announcement about 90 minutes before kickoff Thursday. Bortles has completed 28 of 45 passes for 435 yards and a touchdown in...

  • Fedora: No. 23 UNC suspends 4 players for opener

    Updated: 10 hr ago

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. Fedora said...

  • Record-setting Petit leads Giants past Rockies

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 10 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO — Yusmeiro Petit set a major league record when he retired his 46th batter in a row, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Colorado Rockies 4-1 on Thursday for their third straight win. Petit (4-3) got the first eight Colorado hitters, establishing the mark by striking...

  • FedEx Cup: Where a week can change everything

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Stuart Appleby knows how one week can change everything during the FedEx Cup playoffs. Geoff Ogilvy can only hope he's next. Ogilvy was the 100th and final player to get into the Deutsche Bank Championship, the second of four playoff events. He's a long shot to...

  • Serena Williams runs US Open win streak to 16

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — After three double-faults in her first service game, Serena Williams was in control the rest of the way and stretched her winning streak to 16 matches at the U.S. Open. The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams needed only 56 minutes Thursday to beat 81st-ranked Vania...

  • Hamilton, Reds swipe 6 bases, steal win from Cubs

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds came up with a game plan to steal a game from Jake Arrieta, and they ran with it. Billy Hamilton stole his 51st base and the Reds swiped six in all, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 Thursday. Zack Cozart and Todd Frazier each stole twice, and...

  • Fantasy football preseason recap: AFC South

    By Matt Wiley, matt.wiley@gazette.com
    Updated: 11 hr ago

    The AFC South has quite a few potential fantasy football sleepers at receiver.

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