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    GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he…

  • The Latest: Twins get Jepsen; Jays obtain Lowe

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here are the latest developments as Major League Baseball approaches its 4 p.m. EDT deadline Friday for trades where players do not first have to pass through waivers (all times Eastern):…

  • Twins get bullpen help, add Jepsen from Rays

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins got some much-needed help for their beleaguered bullpen on Friday, acquiring right-handed reliever Kevin Jepsen from the Tampa Bay Rays for a pair of minor league pitching prospects. The…

  • Manning not worried about contract heading into final year

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Eli Manning is more concerned about the New York Giants’ scoring rather than his future with the team. Hours before the first training camp practice Friday, Manning shot down the…

  • Farmer: Browns approach won’t change despite his suspension

    BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Even though he has been suspended for the first four weeks of the NFL’s regular season, Browns general manager Ray Farmer said Friday his approach to building the roster during training…

  • Spain replaces women’s soccer coach Quereda after 27 years

    MADRID (AP) — Spain’s national women’s soccer team has a new coach for the first time in 27 years after Jorge Vilda was hired to replace Ignacio Quereda, who had been in charge since 1988.…

  • AP Source: Nancy Lieberman to become a Kings assistant coach

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hall of Famer Nancy Lieberman has agreed to become an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings, joining Becky Hammon of the San Antonio Spurs as another female NBA assistant coach, a…

  • Wie withdraws from Women’s British Open with ankle injury

    TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Michelle Wie withdrew from the Women’s British Open after 13 holes of her second round on Friday, soon after aggravating her left ankle injury by slipping as she walked off a…

  • Palmer cancels Champions Tour appearance to rest up

    BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — Arnold Palmer has canceled his appearance at this week’s Champions Tour 3M Championship. Executive Tournament Director Hollis Cavner said Palmer called him Thursday and said he needed extra rest because he…

  • American Pharoah poised for more racing history in Haskell

    From a beauty salon in Beverly Hills to an intersection in Zurich people are talking about American Pharoah. Derek Jeter. Carrie Underwood. Drew Brees. Even Cheech and Chong. All have chatted up either the owner,…

  • Gulf Coast League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Mets 19 14 .576 — Cardinals 17 16 .515 2 Marlins 18 17 .514 2 Nationals 13 20 .394 6 Northeast Division W L Pct. GB Tigers 17 13…

  • Gulf Coast League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Mets 19 14 .576 — Cardinals 17 16 .515 2 Marlins 18 17 .514 2 Nationals 13 20 .394 6 Northeast Division W L Pct. GB Tigers 17 13…

  • Understated Beachum making big impact on Steelers line

    LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — Kelvin Beachum hardly fits the profile of the guys usually put in charge of protecting a football team’s most valuable asset. Too short. Too little. Too nice. Pittsburgh Steelers offensive line…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 54 46 .540 — New York 52 50 .510 3 Atlanta 46 56 .451 9 Miami 42 60 .412 13 Philadelphia 39 64 .379 16½ Central Division W…

  • Gulf Coast League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Mets 19 14 .576 — Cardinals 17 16 .515 2 Marlins 18 17 .514 2 Nationals 13 20 .394 6 Northeast Division W L Pct. GB Tigers 17 13…