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American League, Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado looks over his shoulder as he walks onto the field before the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
LEADING OFF: Hader faces Brewers, Machado debuts for DodgersLEADING OFF: Hader rejoins Brewers after offensive tweets are revealed during All-Star Game, Machado makes debut for Dodgers, Ohtani cleared to begin throwing
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (10), free safety Michael Thomas (31) and defensive back Chris Culliver (29) kneel during the National Anthem before the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
NFL, NFLPA freeze anthem rules amid backlash to Miami policyThe NFL's two-month old national anthem policy is on hold
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016, file photo, Miami Dolphins wide receiver Kenny Stills (10), free safety Michael Thomas (31) and defensive back Chris Culliver (29) kneel during the National Anthem before the first half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills in Miami Gardens, Fla. Miami Dolphins players who protest on the field during the national anthem this season could be suspended for up to four games under a new team policy issued to players this week. The policy obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday, July 19, 2018 classifies anthem protests as conduct detrimental to the club, punishable by suspension without pay, a fine or both. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
The Latest: NFL, NFLPA working on anthem resolutionNFL, NFLPA working on resolution to anthem issue, saying in joint statement that no new rules relating will be issued or enforced for the next several weeks while these confidential discussions are ongoing
The Associated Press15 hours ago
St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Carlos Martinez (18) tosses the rosin bag to the ground as pitching coach Mike Maddux talks to him on the mound during the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Heyward helps Cubs beat Cardinals 9-6 in return from breakJason Heyward gets 3 hits as Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 in baseball's first game since All-Star break
The Associated Press16 hours ago
San Diego Padres pitcher Brad Hand (52) throws in the eighth inning during the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Indians bolster bullpen with All-Star Hand, rookie CimberThe AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for catching prospect Francisco Mejia
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Josh Hader (71) throws during the eighth inning at the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Hader challenged to 're-earn the trust' of Brewers teammatesBrewers general manager David Stearns wants reliever Josh Hader to "re-earn the trust" of his teammates when he rejoins the team
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - This is an April 25, 2018, file photo showing Oklahoma City Thunder forward Carmelo Anthony (7) during Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Utah Jazz, in Oklahoma City. Carmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City. A person with knowledge of the details tells The Associated Press the Thunder are sending the veteran NBA forward and a 2022 protected first-round pick to Atlanta in exchange for Hawks guard Dennis Schroder and Mike Muscala. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
AP Source: Thunder trade Anthony to Hawks, waiver likelyCarmelo Anthony is done in Oklahoma City
The Associated Press20 hours ago
NCAA college football head coach Derek Mason of Vanderbilt speaks during the Southeastern Conference Media Days at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta, Thursday, July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/John Amis)
It's college football's season of hope _ unless you're VandyIt's the season of hope in college football _ unless you're at Vanderbilt
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan plays a shot on the 16th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland, Thursday July 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Kisner takes lead, Carnoustie holds its own at British OpenKevin Kisner leads British Open on a gentle, fast and occasionally crazy day at Carnoustie
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this April 11, 2015, file photo, Clemson defensive coordinator Brent Venables, left, gets on a player during Clemson's NCAA college football spring game at Memorial Stadium in Clemson, S.C. Clemson has made a second major statement this year about how much they want to hold onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables. After upping his salary to $2 million a year in February, the school extended the deal to five seasons through 2022 and added retention bonuses that make the package worth $11.6 million. (Mark Crammer/Anderson Independent-Mail via AP, File)
Clemson reworks Venables contract to $2M for 5 yearsClemson holds onto defensive coordinator Brent Venables, rework contract for the second time in five months to $2M for 5 years
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, July 6, 2018, Brazil goalkeeper Alisson reacts after Brazil's Fernandinho scored an own goal, during the quarterfinal match between Brazil and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kazan Arena, in Kazan, Russia.  Liverpool announced Thursday July 19, 2018, the signing of Brazil goalkeeper Alisson from Roma, in the latest big-money purchase by the English club.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
Alisson joins Liverpool as world's most expensive goalieBrazil goalkeeper Alisson became the world's most expensive goalkeeper on Thursday when he joined Liverpool from Roma
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - In this July 8, 1941, file photo, Joe DiMaggio, right, of the New York Yankees, congratulates Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams whose ninth inning homer defeated the national league All Stars, 7-5, in Detroit, Mich. A new film explores the life of baseball legend Williams who struggled with his Mexican-American heritage and his volatile relationship with his family and the press. The upcoming PBS "American Masters" documentary on the former Boston Red Sox slugger uses rare footage and family interviews to paint a picture of a complicated figure that hid his past but later spoke out and defended black players. (AP Photo/File)
Ted Williams' Mexican-American heritage explored in PBS filmA new film explores Ted Williams, often called the greatest baseball hitter who ever lived, as he struggled with his Mexican-American heritage and his volatile relationship with his family and the press.
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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