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Goldschmidt homers again, surging Cardinals nip Pirates 4-3

Jul. 23, 2019 11:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — With the bases loaded with no outs in a one-run game and Pittsburgh All-Star first baseman Josh Bell walking into the batter's box, St. Louis Cardinals pitching coach Mike Maddux paid a visit to rookie Dakota Hudson and offered a reminder. Relax, Maddux told the 24-year-old. You're a...

Pulisic makes first exhibition start for Chelsea

Jul. 23, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

American midfielder Christian Pulisic made his first start for Chelsea in a 2-1 exhibition loss to Barcelona at Saitama, Japan, on Tuesday night. Pulisic played on the left flank, and the 20-year-old from Hershey, Pennsylvania, displayed his pace. He was replaced by Olivier Giroud in the 60th minute. New signing...

As rookies begin camp, Vikings face high expectations

Jul. 23, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Three seasons ago, when the Minnesota Vikings stumbled after a 5-0 start and finished just 8-8, one of their many problems was a negligible contribution by their collection of first-year players. The following summer, school started early for the new students. Coach Mike Zimmer hasn't...

Mavericks add Marjanovic, bringing 7-3 center back to Texas

Jul. 23, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Mavericks have signed free agent Boban Marjanovic, bringing the 7-foot-3 center back to Texas three years after he spent his rookie season with the rival San Antonio Spurs. Marjanovic was sent to Philadelphia from the Los Angeles Clippers before the trading deadline last season and...

Knights sign defenseman Deryk Engelland to one-year deal

Jul. 23, 2019 7:02 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights signed defenseman Deryk Engelland on Tuesday to a one-year deal for the upcoming season. The contract includes a $700,000 base salary and incentives that could bring the total value of the deal to $1.5 million. The 37-year-old Engelland played in 74 games last...

Hoiberg's Huskers getting acquainted before heading overseas

Jul. 23, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — New Nebraska coach Fred Hoiberg might want to consider writing his players' names on masking tape and sticking it across their foreheads so he can keep everybody straight. "I've called them the wrong name a lot. There's no doubt about it," Hoiberg said Tuesday after a practice for next...

Yonder Alonso brought up to Rockies from Triple-A

Jul. 23, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yonder Alonso has been brought up to the Colorado Rockies from Triple-A Albuquerque. The 32-year-old was signed to a minor league contract on July 10, a week after he was released by the Chicago White Sox from a contract he signed with Cleveland. That deal guaranteed $9 million this...

Chiefs expecting Hill in camp; Jones' status still uncertain

Jul. 23, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The biggest questions swirling around the Kansas City Chiefs this offseason centered on Tyreek Hill, and whether their speedy, record-setting wide receiver would be around at all this season. Turns out he'll be around for the start of camp. Chiefs coach Andy Reid confirmed Tuesday...

Bills place OL Sirles on injured reserve; sign OL Asiata

Jul. 23, 2019 5:14 PM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have signed offensive lineman Isaac Asiata and safety Abraham Wallace two days before the start of training camp. On Tuesday, Buffalo placed offensive lineman Jeremiah Sirles on injured reserve and released receiver Da'Mari Scott. Sirles is out due to a foot...

Phoenix Suns sign big man Diallo to multiyear deal

Jul. 23, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have signed big man Cheick Diallo to a multiyear contract. Terms of the deal announced Tuesday were not disclosed. The 22-year-old Diallo played the past three seasons with New Orleans, averaging 6.0 points and 5.2 rebounds while shooting 62%. He played in seven playoff...