• Familia gives up J-Upton's 3-run homer, Mets lose to Padres

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — The 44-minute rain delay wasn't the problem for Jeurys Familia. The quality of his pitches was the issue. Familia returned from the first of two ninth-inning rain delays adding up to almost four hours, taking the mound with two outs and a two-run lead. He gave up three...

  • Packers offense opens training camp with running start

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers got off to a running start at training camp. Coach Mike McCarthy wouldn't have it any other way for the NFL's highest-scoring team last season. "The tempo of practice was what I was looking for," McCarthy said Thursday. There were typical...

  • Woods gets hot after bad start, shoots 68 at Quicken Loans

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods took a conservative 3-wood off the first hole at the Quicken Loans National when many players were hitting driver. No matter — he still pull-hooked it into the gallery, hit his second shot into a greenside bunker and lipped out a 5-footer for par...

  • Pirates get reliever Soria from Tigers for minor leaguer

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates made another move to upgrade their bullpen on Thursday night, acquiring right-hander Joakim Soria from the Detroit Tigers for a minor leaguer. The 31-year-old Soria was 3-1 with 23 saves and a 2.85 ERA in 43 appearances with Detroit this...

  • Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Astros have added another bat to their lineup as they make a push for the postseason, acquiring two-time All-Star outfielder Carlos Gomez from the Milwaukee Brewers. Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the...

  • Kubiak hoping history repeats itself with Elway, Manning

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Gary Kubiak sure has the blueprints. He helped guide the Denver Broncos to back-to-back Super Bowls in the late 1990s as John Elway's backup-turned tutor and now he's trying to steer them back to the top of the NFL behind 39-year-old Peyton Manning. On the eve...

  • Justin Upton hits 3-run homer in ninth, Padres beat Mets

    Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Upton's three-run homer through a driving rain with two outs in the ninth inning set off a raucous dugout celebration. If it was the last time this group of Padres was together this season, the send-off was appropriately lengthy. Upton's go-ahead drive before...

  • Bengals DT Devon Still relieved about daughter as camp opens

    Updated: 7 min ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Devon Still was trim and upbeat when he arrived for the start of the Cincinnati Bengals training camp. Good news about his 5-year-old daughter put him in the right frame of mind. Leah Still's latest scan found no trace of the cancer that she's been fighting for more...

  • Red Sox outfielder Daniel Nava designated for assignment

    Updated: 9 min ago

    BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have designated outfielder Daniel Nava for assignment in a move to add pitching depth. The Red Sox recalled right-handed reliever Jonathan Aro from Triple-A Pawtucket on Thursday to take Nava's place. Boston also optioned left-handed reliever Tommy...

  • Jets' Richardson facing charges for resisting arrest

    Updated: 13 min ago

    FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing legal troubles. Richardson was charged Thursday in St. Charles County, Missouri, with resisting arrest and traffic violations...

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