BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez has been optioned to Triple-A Norfolk, a move that has nothing to do with his performance in Baltimore.
Gonzalez pitched eight strong innings Friday night against the New York Yankees. But he won't be needed again until well after the All-Star break, so the Orioles sent him to the minors and recalled catcher Steve Clevenger from Norfolk.
Gonzalez is eligible to return on July 22, Baltimore's fifth...
HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods returned to Royal Liverpool on Saturday for the first time since he won his third British Open title in 2006.
The links course looked the same — except for the color of the grass.
Woods eight years ago played on a links that was baked out and brown from weeks of sunshine. The course was so firm and fast that he famously hit driver only once in 72 holes on his way to a two-shot victory over Chris DiMarco....
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have recalled right-hander Zach McAllister from Triple-A Columbus to start Saturday's game against the Chicago White Sox.
McAllister began the season in Cleveland's rotation and was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a sore back on May 22. He was activated on June 20 and sent to the minors the following day. McAllister is 3-4 with a 5.89 ERA in 10 starts for the Indians.
Jeremy Lin is still on his way to the Los Angeles Lakers, even after the Houston Rockets failed to land coveted forward Chris Bosh in free agency.
The Rockets still plan to execute the trade that will send the point guard to Los Angeles for cash, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press on Saturday. The people requested anonymity because the trade has not been officially announced.
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Race Team Alliance is not only open for business, the ownership clique is ready for new members.
RTA chairman Rob Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, said teams outside of the inaugural nine that formed together have expressed interest in joining and want to collaborate on initiatives and issues facing NASCAR.
Kauffman said teams that have attempted to qualify in 95 percent of the 72 Sprint Cup races over the last...