Twins fire Gardenhire after 13 seasons
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So, is this the year of Buck Showalter, Bryce Harper and a Beltway Series? Or perhaps Albert Pujols, Yasiel Puig and a Freeway Series? Maybe a Bay Area matchup or something from the Show Me State.
Raiders fire coach Allen
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jamaal Charles proved he is back to full speed for the Kansas City Chiefs.
LOS ANGELES — Doc Rivers loves nothing more than talking basketball. And with the scandal involving former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling beginning to fade into the background, Rivers welcomes returning the focus squarely to the team and its performance.
GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Tom Watson walked over to congratulate Jamie Donaldson for the shot of his life, a shot that ended the Ryder Cup. He walked up the 15th fairway at Gleneagles with his arm around European captain Paul McGinley even before the final match was conceded to secure another win for Europe.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Frank Gore caught a career-best 55-yard touchdown and ran for 119 yards in his first 100-yard game this year, leading the San Francisco 49ers past Philadelphia 26-21 on Sunday to hand the Eagles their first loss.
Sonny Gray pitched Oakland into baseball’s last playoff spot, shutting out King Felix this October.
WASHINGTON — One out away from pitching the Washington Nationals’ first no-hitter, Jordan Zimmermann watched his 104th pitch on a crisp, clear Sunday afternoon get smacked toward deep left-center.
Goodell visits domestic violence hotline
SEATTLE — The Seattle Mariners stayed in the AL playoff race Saturday night, forcing the chase down to the final day when Austin Jackson barely beat a double-play relay in the 11th inning to edge the Los Angeles Angels 2-1.
RALEIGH, N.C. — Jameis Winston threw for 365 yards and four touchdowns in his return from a suspension, and No. 1 Florida State rallied from 17 down to beat North Carolina State 56-41 on Saturday night.
Chiefs’ McKnight ruptures Achilles’ tendon
BOSTON — The Boston Celtics rebuilding project suffered a major setback when four-time All-Star Rajon Rondo underwent surgery Friday for a broken left finger.
MIAMI — Luol Deng said Friday that he forgives Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry for making racially charged remarks about him, and hopes the two will work together to draw some sort of positive solution to the matter.