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  • High rollers: Dealers describe special treatment, abuse

    UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — One high roller requests a refrigerator full of bananas that he squeezes and throws as he gambles. Another urinates against a wall. Other high-stakes players described by a pit manager at…

  • Muller of France wins women’s 10k open water title at worlds

    KAZAN, Russia (AP) — There were medals at stake in the women’s 10-kilometer open water race at the world swimming championships. A top-10 finish was just as good, though, since it secured a trip to…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Roddick takes break from retirement to play doubles

    ATLANTA (AP) — Even retirement couldn’t stop Andy Roddick from one last chance to play doubles with his friend Mardy Fish in this week’s Atlanta Open. Roddick is returning to help escort Fish into his…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Michigan St RB Williams returning after weapons incident

    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State says running back Delton Williams is returning to the Spartans this fall as a non-scholarship athlete. Williams was suspended from the team in March, shortly after being arraigned…

  • ATP World Tour BB&T Atlanta Open Results

    A U.S. Open Series event Monday At Atlantic Station Atlanta Purse: $585,870 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles First Round Yen-hsun Lu, Taiwan, def. Malek Jaziri, Tunisia, 6-1, 7-6 (12). Gilles Muller (7), Luxembourg, def. Donald Young,…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Could D.C. host the 2024 Summer Olympics? Sure, but not yet

    WASHINGTON — Now that Boston won’t host the 2024 Olympics, one analyst thinks it’s time to look westward. “Los Angeles is ready, willing and able, and could probably dust off the Coliseum and the Rose…

  • Hulk Hogan takes to Twitter after WWE cuts ties

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hulk Hogan is taking to Twitter in the aftermath of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. cutting ties with him amid a report that the wrestling star used racial slurs in a conversation…

  • Column: NASCAR blew it on Indy rules package

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Run, NASCAR, don’t walk, back to the drawing board to figure out how to liven up racing. The rules package used for the Brickyard 400 was a failure no matter how the…

  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Points Leaders

    Through July 22 1. Matt Crafton, 452. 2. Tyler Reddick, 438. 3. Erik Jones, 428. 4. Johnny Sauter, 381. 5. John Wes Townley, 360. 6. Cameron Hayley, 351. 7. Daniel Hemric, 347. 8. Timothy Peters,…

  • NASCAR Camping World Truck Schedule-Winners

    Feb. 20 — NextEra Energy Resources 250 (Tyler Reddick) Feb. 28 — Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 (Matt Crafton) March 28 — Kroger 250 (Joey Logano) May 8 — Toyota Tundra 250 (Matt Crafton) May 15…