CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians put a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame touch on their going-away gifts for Derek Jeter.
The New York Yankees shortstop, who hit his first major league home run in Cleveland, made his final regular-season appearance in the city Thursday night. Before the game, the Indians gave him a Gibson Les Paul electric guitar. The white guitar with blue Yankees pinstripes was inscribed with Jeter's No. 2 and the words, "The Captain."...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. will fight a rematch Sept. 13 with Marcos Maidana, the Argentinian who gave him a tougher battle than expected when they met in May.
Mayweather announced Thursday that Maidana would get a rematch in a pay-per-view fight from the MGM Grand hotel-casino. Mayweather won the first fight between the two by majority decision, but Maidana was given credit for taking the fight to the undefeated welterweight champion.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Hawks opened free agency by formally announcing the signing of swingman Thabo Sefolosha.
The three-year, $12 million contract was agreed to last week but could not be announced until Thursday.
Sefolosha, a native of Switzerland, reached agreement after the Hawks cleared more than $15 million in salary cap space by trading guard Lou Williams and the draft rights to Brazilian center Lucas Nogueira for Toronto forward John...
Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.
The Oregon-based sports apparel and shoe maker confirmed the end of the 13-year equipment supply contract in an email, saying the terms offered for a new deal did not represent good value for Nike's shareholders.
The club's deal with Nike was worth an estimated $502 million. Manchester United recently unveiled its Nike home jerseys for the coming season, which feature...