Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday.
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HONOLULU — Season ticket sales for the University of Hawaii football team are lagging, and could be the lowest in four decades.
RENTON, Wash. — Marshawn Lynch’s holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions.
AKRON, Ohio — Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational. Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.
SEATTLE — Tuesday marked the sixth day of running back Marshawn Lynch’s holdout from Seahawks training camp.
BALTIMORE — Long after a potential pitching duel between Jered Weaver and Chris Tillman disintegrated, a showdown between two of the best bullpens in the American League came down to one lamentable pitch.
PHOENIX — Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed.
LOS ANGELES — The touch of irony was there for all to see.
BEREA, Ohio — Josh Gordon has a new, high-profile teammate to help him fight the NFL.
CHICAGO — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.
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.
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.