CHICAGO (AP) — Stanford forward Jordan Morris has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday's exhibition game against Switzerland in Zurich.
Morris replaces Aron Johannsson, who is undergoing treatment for an infection. Morris made his national team debut in November at Ireland and scored the first goal for the U.S. under-23 team in Friday's 5-2 victory over Bosnia-Herzegovina in Tuzla.
Morris' addition was announced Sunday. The Americans are coming...
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Left-hander James Russell has been released by the Atlanta Braves.
Acquired last season at the trade deadline from the Chicago Cubs, the 29-year-old reliever avoided arbitration during the offseason by agreeing to a one-year deal for $2,425,000 that was not guaranteed. Instead of his salary, he receives $596,311, which is 45 days termination pay.
Russell had a 10.57 ERA in spring training, giving up 10 runs — nine earned — 10...
ALICANTE, Spain (AP) — American boat Team Alvimedica took the lead in the Volvo Ocean Race fifth leg early Sunday as the six-strong fleet continued to endure a helter-skelter ride toward Cape Horn in the Southern Ocean.
The boats managed to avoid huge icebergs on the route so far and three of them crashed to their sides mid-week before returning to vertical as winds reached 75 kilometers per hour (44mph) and waves approached 30 feet.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Michael Clarke signed off with a half century and another World Cup title, leading Australia to a seven-wicket victory over first-time finalist New Zealand on Sunday in front of a crowd of 93,013 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
Clarke (74) and Steve Smith (56 not out), the current and the likely future captain, spearheaded Australia to the winning target of 184 in the 34th over to capture its fifth World Cup title.