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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

Marlins get 10 in 6th, bury Sox

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

MIAMI — Rookie J.T. Realmuto drove in six runs, including five in a franchise record-tying 10-run sixth inning, which helped the Miami Marlins complete a two-game sweep in a series between last-place teams by beating the Boston Red … 0

McIlroy, Spieth among favorites at PGA

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Rory McIlroy faces a different set of questions from the last time he played, and he had answers for most of them. His left ankle, with swelling the size of a tennis ball after he … 0

Bour’s walk-off in 10th lifts Marlins over Sox

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

MIAMI — Dee Gordon tripled to lead off the 10th inning and scored on a walk-off base hit by Justin Bour to lift the Miami Marlins to a come-from-behind 5-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night. The Red Sox led 4-0 in the sixth inning … 0

Patriots eager to hit players dressed in enemy colors

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots are ready to hit players wearing other jerseys. “It’s always fun,” defensive end Rob Ninkovich said Tuesday, after the Patriots finished their final full workout before the defending Super Bowl champions’ Thursday night preseason opener against the Green Bay Packers at home. … 0

Judge pressures NFL, union, Brady to settle

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

NEW YORK — A federal judge took a peacemaker’s role Tuesday, urging New England quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to find common ground to settle differences before he lowers the gavel on a controversy over … 0

Tiger enters PGA trying to improve

Tuesday, August 11, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Tiger Woods knows the concept of going through a transition, just not the numbers associated with this one. His world ranking is No. 278. Throw out some of the past champions and the 20 club pros at the PGA Championship, and his ranking is the … 0

Pats drop Flynn, sign Lindley

Monday, August 10, 2015

FOXBOROUGH — Still unsure of the status of Tom Brady and with the preseason opener coming up, the New England Patriots released veteran quarterback Matt Flynn on Monday and signed Ryan Lindley to replace him as the team’s … 0

Watch out for Whistling’s bunkers

Monday, August 10, 2015

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Perhaps the shiftiest sand trap in recent major history is now covered up by a hospitality area. The “Dustin Johnson bunker” will be a memory when the PGA Championship returns this week to Whistling Straits … 0

Phelps back on top as focus turns to Rio

Monday, August 10, 2015

SAN ANTONIO — Michael Phelps already has far more medals than any Olympic athlete. There is no longer any reason to doubt he’ll have another massive haul in Rio. Not after an astounding weekend in sweltering San Antonio, … 0

Gordon’s farewell tour hits snag at Watkins Glen

Monday, August 10, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Perhaps Jeff Gordon should have known what was to come this season, his final as a NASCAR driver, when he crashed on the last lap of the Daytona 500. Then he crashed the next week … 0