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Toronto Blue Jays shortstop Jose Reyes smiles after hitting a single against the Boston Red Sox during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 in Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

Navarro, Reyes go deep as Jays beat Red Sox, 7-3

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

TORONTO — J.A. Happ pitched six shutout innings for his first victory in three starts, Dioner Navarro and Jose Reyes homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Boston Red Sox 7-3 on Tuesday night. Reyes and Navarro both connected in the sixth inning as the Blue Jays rebounded from Monday’s 14-1 defeat to snap Boston’s winning streak at five … 0

Seahawks start atop AP Pro32 rankings; Pats sitting at No. 4

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

NEW YORK — The Seattle Seahawks start the preseason right where they ended last season, as the No. 1 team in the AP Pro32 NFL power rankings. In balloting by 12 media members who regularly cover the NFL, the top three teams in the AP Pro32 were the Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos. The Super Bowl champion Seahawks grabbed 11 first-place … 0

Pats headed to camp with restocked defense

Monday, July 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The Patriots’ defense struggled for much of last season. And that was before it faced the NFL’s best offense in the AFC championship game. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos won 26-16 and piled up 507 yards, the most New England allowed in Bill Belichick’s 14 years as coach. So the … 0

NFL restrict underclassmen evaluations; Bon Jovi part of group eyeing Bills

Friday, July 18, 2014

NEW YORK — The NFL will limit the number of underclassmen who can receive evaluations for the draft to five from a single school, although special exceptions will be allowed. Concerned about the record 107 underclassmen who applied for this year’s draft, and with 37 of them not … 0

After All-Star party, baseball back to work

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League’s 5-3 victory. Baseball’s All-Star party in the Twin Cities was a … 0

McIlroy and Tiger making it happen

Thursday, July 17, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open. A lovely summer day in England with abundant sunshine and minimal wind allowed him to attack Royal Liverpool. He made half his six … 0

The cellar-dwelling champs hoping for 2nd-half rebound

Thursday, July 17, 2014

BOSTON — From worst to first to worst again. For three seasons, the Boston Red Sox have been riding a surprising seesaw that has them in last place in the AL East. But, unlikely as it seems, they … 0

New generation blooms at oldest major

Thursday, July 17, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Even when he’s not the favorite, Tiger Woods is still the show at the British Open. Woods earned that attention by piling up majors at a faster rate than anyone in history, and the attention … 0

Royal & Ancient to meet over proxy decision on women’s vote

Thursday, July 17, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — The Royal & Ancient Golf Club will hold a business meeting next week to determine whether to allow club members to vote by proxy for its historic September vote to have female members. Club rules … 0

British Open at Hoylake is all about the par 5s

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Memories from the last British Open at Royal Liverpool mainly involve Tiger Woods hitting only one driver over 72 holes on his way to an 18-under 270 and a two-shot victory. The links course was … 0

New course greets new Tiger

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Tiger Woods was an hour into his practice round Tuesday at the British Open when he stood on the fifth tee with a foreign object in his hand. In golf vernacular, it’s called a driver. … 0

Jug and jacket: 2 majors, 2 different prizes

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — The green jacket gave Mike Weir a thrill he won’t forget. The Masters champion wore his coveted prize onto the ice for a Stanley Cup playoff game in Toronto, with the Maple Leafs tapping their … 0

Woods is back and still aiming high at Open

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

HOYLAKE, England — Tiger Woods was an early arrival to the British Open with hopes of avoiding an early departure. Woods has played only two competitive rounds in the last four months because of back pain that led … 0