NEW YORK — Chase Headley came through with a storybook swing at the stroke of midnight in his Yankees debut, hitting a game-winning single in the 14th inning to give New York a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
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BOSTON — Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says the team is moving on after Luis Suarez’ departure to Barcelona for a $130 million transfer fee.
Former Indianapolis Colts coach Tony Dungy, who said earlier this week that he “wouldn’t want to deal with drafting Michael Sam,” the NFL’s first openly gay player, has released a statement clarifying his comments, which had drawn a great deal of criticism. The statement:
LAS VEGAS — Boise State and Fresno State have been picked to win their Mountain West Conference divisions in a preseason media poll.
LOS ANGELES — The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
Michael Sam, gay player = Distraction, please go away. Michael Vick, dog killer = Deserves a chance.
NEW YORK — Experimentation with human growth hormones by America’s teens more than doubled in the past year, as more young people looked to drugs to boost their athletic performance and improve their looks, according to a new, large-scale national survey.
There is no more intriguing or polarizing player in the league, as NFL training camps get underway, than Cleveland Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel.
CLEVELAND — Andrew Wiggins will sign his rookie contract with the Cavaliers. It’s still not clear if he’ll play for them.
OAKLAND, Calif. — The Athletics have agreed to a 10-year lease extension to stay in Oakland, the team and city officials announced Tuesday.
LAS VEGAS — Mountain West commissioner Craig Thompson painted a picture of college football as mostly sunny, but with “storm clouds.”
HOYLAKE, England — The celebration began long before Rory McIlroy had a chance to drink out of the claret jug.
TORONTO — David Ortiz hit the 452nd and 453rd home runs of his career, moving past Boston great Carl Yastrzemski into 36th place on the all-time list, and the Red Sox won their fifth straight game Monday night, routing the Toronto Blue Jays 14-1.
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil is set to name its new national team coach, with reports suggesting Carlos Dunga is likely to return to the post.
ATLANTA — Atlanta Dream coach Michael Cooper has early stage tongue cancer and has taken a leave from the WNBA team.