CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start against the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night after he was involved in what the team said was a "non-physical clubhouse incident."
Sale, who was to attempt to become the majors' first 15-game winner, was sent home from the park.
"The incident, which was non-physical in nature, currently is under further investigation by the club," general manager Rick Hahn said in a statement...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Arizona manager Chip Hale has warned teams against plunking Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Jean Segura, who took exception to the latest pitch that hit him.
Segura led off Friday night's game with a homer and then got nabbed in the lower back on the first pitch by Cincinnati's Dan Straily in his next at-bat. Segura motioned toward the mound, but the umpires kept the peace and warned both benches.
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has withdrawn its fines for teams that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before games.
WNBA President Lisa Borders said in a statement Saturday the league was rescinding penalties given to the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing the shirts during pregame protests, which began after shootings in Minnesota and Baton Rouge, Louisiana....
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Brandt Snedeker overpowered the par-5 18th hole Saturday in the Canadian Open to take a one-stroke lead over Canadian amateur Jared du Toit and U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson.
Snedeker hit a 378-yard drive and 121-yard approach to set a 7 1/2-foot eagle putt that he holed for a 6-under 66. He had five straight birdies on Nos. 2-6, bogeyed 11 and 15 and birdied the par-5 16th.