BOSTON — Melky Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and drove in five runs and R.A. Dickey pithed three-hit ball for seven innings as Toronto romped past Boston 14-1 on Monday.
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RIO DE JANEIRO — Sailors, coaches and the mayor of Rio de Janeiro acknowledge the problem: Guanabara Bay, the venue for sailing at the 2016 Olympics, is badly polluted. Some liken it to a sewer.
LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed Byron Scott is their new coach Monday night.
LOS ANGELES — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
ALLEN PARK, Mich. — The Detroit Lions are postponing contract talks with All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the season.
NEW YORK — Cooperstown has a Southern accent this weekend as 40,000 people — about 16 times last year’s total — visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame for its annual induction ceremony Sunday in central New York state.
BERGERAC, France — Ramunas Navardauskas gave Lithuania and his American team a stage victory Friday at the Tour de France. Now cycling’s great showcase is reduced to this — the race for second place behind Vincenzo Nibali.
MONTREAL — Two-time winner Jim Furyk birdied two of his last four holes Friday in the Canadian Open to match the Royal Montreal record at 7-under 63 and tie Tim Petrovic atop the leaderboard.
BEREA, Ohio — Like reading a blitz, Johnny Manziel knew the questions about his off-field wildness were coming. So the Browns quarterback struck first.
ZURICH — FIFA has rejected calls to move the 2018 World Cup from Russia, saying the tournament “can achieve positive change.”
The Lakers have started negotiating with Byron Scott to become their next head coach, according to a person familiar with the situation.
SAN FRANCISCO — Yasiel Puig tied a franchise record with three triples and added a double and two RBIs as the Los Angeles Dodgers moved within a half-game of NL West-leading San Francisco with an 8-1 victory Friday night.
NEW YORK — New York City FC introduced Frank Lampard in Brooklyn after signing the 36-year-old former Chelsea midfielder to a two-year contract on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES — Washington quarterback Cyler Miles was suspended for the Huskies’ season opener against Hawaii for his role in two on-campus assaults following the Seattle Seahawks’ win over the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl.
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch isn’t expected to be present for the first day of the Seattle Seahawks’ training camp, close friend and former teammate Michael Robinson said Thursday.