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July 6, 2015 - 8:55pm
3 min 36 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Rollins pretty much accomplished everything he could during 14 years with the Philadelphia Phillies. A World Series title. Three All-Star selections. The NL MVP award.

That's what made it easier for him to flee a franchise in the throes of rebuilding and not look back.

Rollins' past caught up with him Monday night, when the Phillies opened a four-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 36-year-old shortstop says he's...

July 6, 2015 - 8:29pm
3 min 36 sec ago
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July 6, 2015 - 8:18pm
3 min 36 sec ago

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Prosecutors have released video showing Florida State freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson punching a woman at a bar.

The video released by the State Attorney's Office on Monday was taken from a security camera at a bar near campus. It appears that the woman and Johnson were both trying to get a position at the bar, and Johnson jostled her.

The video shows a woman raising a fist and shouting at Johnson before Johnson grabs...

July 6, 2015 - 8:17pm
3 min 36 sec ago

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press the Utah Jazz have verbally agreed to a free agent deal with Joe Ingles. Details of the deal were not immediately available.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal has not been announced.

Yahoo Sports first reported the agreement.

The 6-foot-8, 216-pound wing started 32 games as a rookie after Alec Burks was lost for the...

July 6, 2015 - 8:02pm
3 min 36 sec ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Day by day, Billy Donovan is feeling more and more like an NBA head coach.

Just over two months after being tapped as the next man to lead to Oklahoma City Thunder, Donovan is in Orlando this week for summer league. Aside from it being one of his first true public appearances as OKC's new coach, he's also back at the site of his first kind of, sort of NBA stop.

In 2007, fresh off back-to-back NCAA titles at the University of...

July 6, 2015 - 7:57pm
3 min 36 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lightweight title contender Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for one year by the UFC for failing a post-fight drug test.

The UFC announced the suspension Monday.

Melendez also has been removed from a scheduled bout against Al Iaquinta in San Diego on July 15.

Melendez (22-5) tested positive for testosterone metabolites from an external source after his split-decision loss to Eddie Alvarez in Mexico City on...

July 6, 2015 - 7:52pm
3 min 36 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Rookie sluggers Kris Bryant and Joc Pederson have been picked for the All-Star Game, while Alex Rodriguez has been left out.

Major League Baseball announced the reserves and pitchers for the American League and National League on Monday. The game is July 14 in Cincinnati.

Angels slugger Albert Pujols will start for injured Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera. Pittsburgh outfielder Andrew McCutchen will start in place of Miami's...

July 6, 2015 - 7:29pm
3 min 36 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Royals scheduled for Monday night has been postponed with tornado warnings in the Kansas City area.

The game was called off about an hour before it was set to begin as heavy rain fell.

The Royals and Rays will play a day-night doubleheader Tuesday, with games at 1:10 p.m. and 7:10 p.m.

July 6, 2015 - 7:11pm
3 min 35 sec ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — LA Galaxy midfielder Stefan Ishizaki intends to sign with a team in his native Sweden after mutually parting ways with the MLS club.

Ishizaki and Galaxy coach Bruce Arena announced the veteran's decision last weekend and confirmed it Monday.

The 33-year-old Ishizaki spent the last 1 1/2 seasons with the Galaxy, compiling six goals and 12 assists. He played a regular role as an aggressive midfielder on last season's MLS Cup...

July 6, 2015 - 6:44pm
3 min 35 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Women's World Cup champions are being honored with a rally in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

The entire U.S. team will be at the L.A. Live entertainment complex next to Staples Center for the free public celebration that starts at 11 a.m.

It's the first U.S. stop for the team since beating Japan 5-2 in the Women's World Cup final Sunday in Canada.

Fans are invited to meet the women who won America's third Women's...

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