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New York Mets' Michael Cuddyer, right, scores on Noah Syndergaard's second-inning RBI-single in an interleague baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Mets avoid sweep, beat Red Sox

Sunday, August 30, 2015

NEW YORK — With every swing, a healthy Michael Cuddyer is becoming a major player for the New York Mets. Cuddyer hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning and the NL East leaders stopped their five-game home skid, averting a sweep by beating the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Sunday. The 36-year-old Cuddyer kept up his three-week surge since coming … 0

Day fires 62, wins in blowout at The Barclays

Sunday, August 30, 2015

EDISON, N.J. — Jason Day powered and putted his way to another blowout against a world-class field Sunday at The Barclays. Fresh off his first major at the PGA Championship, Day pulled away early and poured it on with three long birdie putts on the back nine at Plainfield. A birdie on the … 0

Keen Ice beats American Pharoah in Travers upset

Sunday, August 30, 2015

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The day after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, trainer Bob Baffert already was leery of Saratoga in the summer. He had every reason to be and now, American Pharoah may have run his last race. The track lived … 0

Kenseth in control at Michigan 400, wins third Sprint Cup race of season

Sunday, August 16, 2015

BROOKLYN, Mich. — Matt Kenseth had little to say about how NASCAR’s rules package affected his race at Michigan International Speedway. “I didn’t see much of the race, which was totally fine with me,” he said. “We were up front the whole time.” Kenseth started in the lead, … 0

Chasing Jason: Spieth has no answer for Day at PGA

Sunday, August 16, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Jordan Spieth gave Jason Day a thumbs-up as he watched Day’s long birdie attempt roll tantalizingly close to the 17th hole at the PGA Championship. No way Spieth was going to beat him. Might as … 0

Jason Day rules PGA Championship

Sunday, August 16, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — A year of major heartache ended with Jason Day breaking through in a major way Sunday at the PGA Championship. With at least a share of the 54-hole lead for the third straight major, Day … 0

Red Sox manager Farrell out for year with ‘highly curable’ cancer

Friday, August 14, 2015

BOSTON — Fighting back tears, Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said Friday that he had a “highly curable” form of cancer and has taken a medical leave for the rest of the season to deal with lymphoma. The 53-year-old Farrell said bench coach Torey Lovullo will run … 0

Spieth (63) back in the hunt

Friday, August 14, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Hiroshi Iwata tied a major championship record with a 63. Jordan Spieth put himself into the mix for another major. John Daly lost his cool and a golf club when he heaved it into Lake Michigan. The second round of the PGA Championship had just … 0

Fame finds Brady’s courtroom artist

Friday, August 14, 2015

NEW YORK — Jane Rosenberg’s courtroom drawing of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is everywhere and now so is she, fending off cyberbullies who disparage her along the way. She’s on network television, the radio, in newspapers and across the Internet. Everywhere she goes, so goes her … 0

Settlement discussions in NFL ‘Deflategate’ case continue

Thursday, August 13, 2015

NEW YORK — For a second day Thursday, lawyers for the NFL and its players’ union met separately with a federal judge to try to resolve their legal dispute over whether Commissioner Roger Goodell’s four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady should stand. Two hours of … 0

Dustin Johnson sets the pace

Thursday, August 13, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy rolled up the right leg of his pants to take on a risky shot out of the water. Jordan Spieth, who seems to never miss putts, couldn’t make one. Familiarity of the final major of the year came from Dustin Johnson. He was … 0

Brady starts as Pats fall to Pack, 22-11

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Tom Brady completed one of four passes before giving way to Jimmy Garoppolo, and the New England Patriots fell 22-11 to the Green Bay Packers in both teams’ exhibition opener on Thursday night at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough. A day after appearing before a federal judge hearing the … 0

Brady, Goodell in court for hearing

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

NEW YORK — A federal judge put the NFL on the defensive over its four-game suspension of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady on Wednesday, demanding to know what evidence directly links Brady to deflating footballs and belittling … 0