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Los Angeles Angels right fielder Kole Calhoun makes a leaping catch of a deep fly ball by Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt in the second inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Angels edge Sox, 4-3

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

BOSTON — Chris Iannetta hit his second double of the game, a tiebreaking drive in the ninth inning off Red Sox closer Koji Uehara that sent the Los Angeles Angels over Boston 4-3 on Tuesday night. Brennan Boesch had a ground-rule double with two outs off Uehara (5-3) for the Angels’ first hit since the fourth. Iannetta then lined a … 0

Ex-NFL lineman tops bill for Pyongyang fight night

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

TOKYO — Former NFL player Bob “The Beast” Sapp isn’t exactly a household name back home in the United States. But he’s big in Japan. Very big. And soon he hopes to be living large — for a week, anyway — in North Korea. Shades of Dennis Rodman, anyone? Sapp, a 6-foot-5, 350-pound … 0

LaFell getting accustomed to Patriots’ way

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Brandon LaFell had played with a successful quarterback when he decided to leave the Carolina Panthers in free agency. Now his quarterback is Tom Brady. “I’m blessed, man. I’m real blessed,” LaFell said yesterday, as the Patriots continued preparing for Friday’s preseason game against his old team from Carolina. “Go from … 0

Cavaliers, Wolves set for Love-Wiggins deal

Thursday, August 7, 2014

LeBron James and Kevin Love won Olympic gold medals together. They’re about to team up again, this time to try and end Cleveland’s 50-year championship drought. Love will soon be on his way from Minnesota to Cleveland after … 0

Westwood, McIlroy ride the swell at PGA

Thursday, August 7, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Rory McIlroy showed no sign of letting up. Lee Westwood might just be getting started. Momentum was a big theme Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, and it even applied to Tiger … 0

Brady sits as ’Skins roll, 23-6

Thursday, August 7, 2014

LANDOVER, Md. — Tom Brady and the New England Patriots starters pretty much had their way against Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins during three days of joint practices. No sense in rubbing it in when they … 0

Practices better than game for Pats, Redskins starters

Thursday, August 7, 2014

WASHINGTON — In some ways, tonight’s preseason opener between the New England Patriots and Washington Redskins is very much an afterthought. For the regulars, the real work has already been accomplished. The teams went head-to-head over three days … 0

Woods ought to just ‘Wait until next year.’

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A fan wearing a Chicago Cubs hat caught in the crush around the third tee at Valhalla Golf Club raised both hands above his head to show off an Illinois license plate. It read: “TIGR … 0

Wounded Woods ready to go at PGA?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Barely able to tie his shoes three days ago, Tiger Woods is ready to tee it up in the PGA Championship. Woods caused the biggest sensation of the week Wednesday afternoon simply by driving his … 0

UFC’s Jones, Cormier regret promo scuffle

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier both deeply regret their brawl at a publicity stop in Las Vegas earlier this week. The light heavyweights also say they would probably do it again in a similar situation. Jones and Cormier kept their rivalry civil Tuesday during another … 0

Miller, Jones eager to rejoin LeBron

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — They were pieces of a championship puzzle in Miami, perfect fits. Mike Miller and James Jones hope to be just as valuable accessories in Cleveland to help LeBron James win a title that would mean … 0

Jets’ QB path to be ‘great’ starts now

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

NEW YORK — Michael Vick has watched Geno Smith every day for nearly two weeks. Every snap and every throw. Sure, Vick would like to be the New York Jets’ starting quarterback. But, from what he has seen, … 0

Spurs bring on WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

The San Antonio Spurs hired WNBA star Becky Hammon on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff. Hammon, who plans to retire from the San Antonio Stars after this season, spent time working with coach Gregg Popovich and the Spurs last … 0