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Guardians score 6 runs in 8th, rally past Tigers 8-4

Aug. 17, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star José Ramírez blooped a go-ahead, two-run double as the Cleveland Guardians scored six runs with two outs in the eighth inning, rallying for a 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Rookies Steven Kwan and Oscar Gonzalez had RBI doubles,...

Oakland A's release SS Andrus, bring up INF Neuse

Aug. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics released veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus on Wednesday. Andrus, who turns 34 on Aug. 26, hit .237 with eight homers and 30 RBIs in 106 games in his second season with the A's. He was acquired in a trade with Texas in February 2021. ...

Jaguars release veteran NT Malcom Brown, save $3M in 2022

Aug. 17, 2022 20:28 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Coming off a career year and still well shy of his 30th birthday, Malcom Brown should be able to help an NFL team this season. It just won't be Jacksonville. The Jaguars released the veteran defensive tackle Wednesday, a move that will save...

Report: LIV draft contract has restrictions and major bonus

Aug. 17, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A draft contract to play for Saudi-funded LIV Golf includes clauses that require players be available to recruit other players to the league and to get permission before granting exclusive interviews, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. The Journal...

Tight end Darren Waller returns to practice for Raiders

Aug. 17, 2022 19:54 PM EDT

HENDERSON, Nev. (AP) — Las Vegas tight end Darren Waller was one of several key players who returned to practice for the Raiders on Wednesday. Waller had been out since late last month for undisclosed reasons. He told The Associated Press recently at a WNBA game for the Las Vegas...

Chargers sign Derwin James to 4-year, $76.5M extension

Aug. 17, 2022 19:15 PM EDT

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Chargers fans on Wednesday finally got to see what they had been hoping for three weeks into training camp — a smiling Derwin James running out to the field in his powder blue practice jersey, helmets and shoulder pads. James took part in his...

New Virginia coach Tony Elliott building around talented QB

Aug. 17, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Tony Elliott’s first victory as Virginia’s new football coach came not long after he was hired: he got quarterback Brennan Armstrong to commit to returning for his senior year. “He has been instrumental in me establishing the foundation of the...

Titans send 2024 7th-round pick to Raiders for Gillespie

Aug. 17, 2022 18:21 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have waived tight end Briley Moore to make room for safety Tyree Gillespie, who was acquired in a trade with the Las Vegas Raiders. The Titans announced the moves Wednesday with Tennessee sending a conditional seventh-round draft...

LA Sparks seeking new head coach, general manager

Aug. 17, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks have opened a national search for their next head coach while also seeking a new general manager. The team said Wednesday that Fred Williams, who filled the head coaching role on an interim basis, has left for a new job as associate head...

LeBron James inks 2-year, $97.1 million deal with Lakers

Aug. 17, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension through the 2024-25 season with the Los Angeles Lakers, his agent announced Wednesday. Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul said the league-maximum deal makes James the highest-paid player in NBA...