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Dodgers scratch Kershaw from start vs A’s with soreness

AP Photo/Frank Franklin II LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Clayton Kershaw was scratched from his scheduled start against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday due to hip soreness. Kershaw is expected to start Friday in the Freeway Series opener against the Los...
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American Pharoah arrives at Monmouth for Sunday’s Haskell

AP Photo/Mel Evans OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah received star treatment as he arrived to prepare for Sunday’s $1.75 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. After landing at Atlantic City airport, racing’s biggest attraction...
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Rays’ Archer has perfect game through 6 innings vs. Tigers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s Chris Archer has not allowed a baserunner through six innings against Detroit on Wednesday. Archer has struck out 10 as the Rays hold a 1-0 lead over the Tigers.
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Rays’ Archer loses no-hit bid on 1-out infield single in 7th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay’s Chris Archer lost his perfect game bid with one out in the seventh inning when Jose Iglesias reached on an infield single. Iglesias hit a ball between short and third that shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera fielded, but his off-balance...
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The Latest: Belichick says Brady suspension won’t alter camp

AP Photo/Matt Slocum FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Here is the latest surrounding the suspension of star Patriots quarterback Tom Brady for using deflated footballs (all times local): 10:35 a.m. Patriots coach Bill Belichick says the four-game suspension for star quarterback Tom...
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Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

AP Photo/Ed Zurga ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry returned to the Kansas City Chiefs’ practice field Wednesday, just eight months after a cancer diagnosis threatened to derail his career. Berry walked down the long hill from the locker room to the...
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Statement released by Tom Brady

AP Photo/Matt Slocum FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Full text of the statement released Wednesday by Tom Brady: — I am very disappointed by the NFL’s decision to uphold the 4 game suspension against me. I did nothing wrong, and no one in the Patriots organization did...
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Trump hosts Women’s British Open as Park resumes slam quest

AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Inbee Park resuming her quest for the career Grand Slam. Teenage prodigy Lydia Ko seeking that elusive first major. Michelle Wie going for victory with an injured left foot. The story lines at the Women’s British...
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Bach: Boston failed to deliver on `promises’ to USOC

AP Photo/Joshua Paul KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — IOC President Thomas Bach said Boston was firmly to blame for its aborted bid for the 2024 Olympics, saying the city failed to deliver on “promises” made to U.S. Olympic leaders when they selected the...
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Tokyo Olympic chief apologizes to IOC over stadium change

AP Photo/Vincent Thian KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Japanese organizers apologized to the IOC on Wednesday over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium and delivered assurances that the new venue will be ready in time for the 2020 Games. The...