McCann drives in 3 as Braves beat Giants 6-3 Brian McCann hit a two-run homer and an RBI single in his third game this season after coming off the disabled list, and the Atlanta Braves beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Thursday night to begin a four-game series between NL division leaders. More
Royals snap Braves' 10-game win streak Wade Davis pitched five-hit ball for seven innings, Jeff Francoeur had a fourth-inning RBI single and the Kansas City Royals stopped Atlanta's 10-game winning streak with a 1-0 victory Wednesday. More
Sources: Verlander gets record $180M deal Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers have reached agreement on a new contract that could exceed $202 million, according to sources. Verlander's deal, which would make him the highest-paid pitcher in the game, is for seven years and worth $180 million, sources said. More
Mariners' Paxton could pitch rehab game in Everett - HeraldNet ... was four years ago today — July 9, 2010 — that the Mariners traded pitchers Cliff Lee and Mark Lowe to Texas for first baseman Justin... 07/9/2014 - 3:19 pm | View Link
Mariners notebook: Sucre viewed as defensive upgrade over Buck - Tri-City Herald Online ... was four years ago Wednesday — July 9, 2010 — that the Mariners traded pitchers Cliff Lee and Mark Lowe to Texas for first baseman Justin... 07/8/2014 - 12:37 pm | View Link
Cole Hamels can be traded to... - NBC Sports Lee fans four in four innings in second rehab start - Philadelphia Phillies 07/8/2014 - 11:38 am | View Link
MLB trade market not what it used to be - USA Today Nightengale: GMs aren't forced to trade as deadline nears - Shreveport Times 07/7/2014 - 2:05 pm | View Link
Pelicans Game Notes: 6:05 p.m. at Potomac - OurSports Central 100. The other players in the Texas Top ... been on a roster since CLE released him 8/8/2012 - Traded in package for Cliff Lee in 2009 - Previously 07/6/2014 - 4:39 am | View Link
Mariners' Paxton could pitch rehab game in Everett SEATTLE — Seattle Mariners left-hander James Paxton moved one step closer to returning from his extended stay on the disabled list by experiencing no problems in throwing 32 pitches over two innings of a simulated game. 07/9/2014 - 11:03 pm | View Link
Baseball Shots Of The Week – July 8, 2014 It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on July 8th. 07/9/2014 - 10:59 am | View Link
Mariners notebook: Sucre viewed as defensive upgrade over Buck Paxton upbeat after pitching two simulated innings in latest step in his comeback effort 07/8/2014 - 11:20 pm | View Link
Mariners Notebook: Sucre hopes to stick this time Jesus Sucre has improved markedly in Triple-A. He's hoping to stay with the Mariners for a long time this time around. 07/8/2014 - 10:54 pm | View Link
Nightengale: GMs aren't forced to trade as deadline nears The Raysâ?? surge probably means David Price stays put. / Rick Osentoski, USA TODAY Sports ST. LOUIS -- It's the baseball trade deadline, a time where teams scour the market, burn the phone lines, and believe they have found the perfect piece for the World Series parade. 07/8/2014 - 1:59 am | View Link
Cliff Lee returns to Phillies Monday; trade talks continue As someone who has been traded midseason on several occasions, Lee is no stranger to in-season trade talk and ... has been spent with the Cleveland Indians, Seattle Mariners and Texas Rangers, in addition to the Phillies. The four-time All-Star and former ... 07/21/2014 - 1:29 am | View Link
Seattle Mariners' Cliff Lee traded to Texas Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas - Cliff Lee suddenly is in the starting rotation for the AL West-leading Texas Rangers, who pulled off a big deal despite bankruptcy proceedings and unsettled ownership. The Seattle Mariners sent the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe ... 07/9/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Report: Cliff Lee traded to Texas Rangers As quickly as the talks with the Yankees broke down, the Seattle Mariners have dealt left-hander Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers. According to a story on MLB.com, the Rangers have acquired Lee for a package of four players, the centerpiece of which is first ... 07/9/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Source: Seattle’s Cliff Lee traded to Texas Cliff Lee is headed to Texas. A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that the ace left-hander and reliever Mark Lowe have been traded to the AL West-leading Rangers for first baseman Justin Smoak and three minor leaguers. The person ... 07/9/2010 - 10:56 am | View Link
Cliff Lee traded to Texas The Seattle Mariners traded Cliff Lee to the Texas Rangers for first baseman Justin Smoak and three minor-leaguers on Friday. The Mariners also included injured right-hander Mark Lowe and cash in the deal. The Mariners will receive right-handers Blake ... 07/8/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Cliff Lee | Philadelphia Phillies | Stats, News, Pictures ... player Cliff Lee baseball news, stats, fantasy info, bio, awards, game logs, hometown, and more for Cliff Lee. 07/20/2014 - 10:32 pm | View Website
Cliff Lee Clifton Phifer Lee (born August 30, 1978) is an American professional baseball starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball. He stands 6 ... 07/20/2014 - 7:54 pm | View Website
Cliff Lee Statistics and History Clifton Phifer Lee . Position: Pitcher Bats: Left, Throws: Left Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb. Born: August 30, 1978 in Benton, AR High School: Benton HS (Benton, AR) 07/14/2014 - 10:07 am | View Website
Yankees Trade Rumors: Mark Buehrle, Jeff Samardzija, Cliff ... Yankees Trade Rumors: Mark Buehrle, Jeff Samardzija, Cliff Lee, Justin Masterson Options Before Deadline? 05/7/2014 - 11:07 am | View Website
Opening Day: Yu Darvish vs. Cliff Lee Philadelphia Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg announced today that Cliff Lee will get the Opening Day start in Texas. That means he'll go up against Y 03/16/2014 - 7:53 pm | View Website
A group of NBA players has reportedly been warned by the NBA that it could face fines for participating in clinics that included games of H-O-R-S-E and scrimmages in Manila, Philippines.
The group, which included former University of Oklahoma forward Blake Griffin, former Thunder guard James Harden, Kawhi Leonard and Damian Liillard, was warned it could face financial fines for participating in the unapproved activities, Yahoo Sports reports.
Events were supposed to be scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, but have reportedly been canceled since event organizers didn't gain league approval.
By Nasreen Iqbal, Staff WriterEDMOND — Farrah Love Sinclair, 2, was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor in April.
Her parents, Daxton Sinclair, who works in the oil industry, and Jenna Sinclair, a counselor, have cherished each moment with her and plan on continuing to do so in the short time doctors have given her for survival, said Farrah’s uncle, Sky Rylant.
To raise money for Farrah’s medical expenses, the family will host a charity golf tournament and silent auction where participants can play golf, have lunch and participate in a silent auction for items ranging from Thunder merchandise to spa treatments.
The tournament will be from 7:30 a.m.
Melissa Bowerman, high school track coach and daughter-in-law of Nike founder Bill Bowerman, is again facing allegations of improper relations with a student. But this time the charges are serious and Bowerman is behind bars. Read more
Early this morning rumors began to swirl that Dan Borislow, the millionaire entrepreneur whose legal war with Women's Professional Soccer was instrumental in bringing about the league's demise, had died at the age of 52. Bloomberg has since confirmed that Borislow died last night of a heart attack after playing in a pickup soccer game.
Two-time champion Thomaz Bellucci won his first-round match at the Swiss Open on Tuesday, beating Gerald Melzer of Austria 6-3, 6-4.
The 93rd-ranked Brazilian, who next plays fifth-seeded Federico Delbonis of Argentina, won two of his three career titles on clay in the Swiss mountains, in 2009 and 2012.
Last year's runner-up, seventh-seeded Robin Haase of the Netherlands, also won his opener, 6-4, 6-7 (3), 6-3 against Aleksandr Nedovyesov of Kazakhstan.
Top-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia, the defending champion, begins against Kenny De Schepper after the Frenchman beat Filippo Volandri of Italy 6-3, 7-6 (3).
Also Tuesday, Blaz Rola of Slovenia beat Brazil's Fabiano De Paula 6-4, 6-4 and Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany advanced.