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Mariners overcome Ohtani's 4 hits, sweep Angels 11-7

Aug. 17, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cal Raleigh homered twice, Eugenio Suárez and Jesse Winker each hit a two-run shot, and the Seattle Mariners overcame Shohei Ohtani's four-hit performance to complete a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with an 11-7 victory Wednesday. Raleigh had...

Colts, Lions get physical on 1st day of joint practices

Aug. 17, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

WESTFIELD, Ind. (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich enjoyed watching Thursday’s feisty joint practice with Detroit. He welcomed the spirited play, the uptick in intensity, even the chippiness and verbal sparring. Lions quarterback Jared Goff just appreciated working...

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...

Reds 1B Votto to have season-ending rotator cuff surgery

Aug. 17, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto will have season-ending surgery Friday on his left rotator cuff, repairing a long-term injury. Votto, who turns 39 next month, said he got hurt when he got tangled up with a baserunner in 2015. He played through the injury,...

Top prospect Baty called up by Mets to fill in at 3rd base

Aug. 17, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets called up top prospect Brett Baty on Wednesday to fill in at third base for ailing Eduardo Escobar, putting the 22-year-old in the middle of a spirited race for the NL East title. Plagued by a sore left oblique, Escobar was placed on the 10-day...

Vandy defender Miles Capers to miss season with injured knee

Aug. 17, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt sophomore defensive end-linebacker Miles Capers will miss the season with an injured knee requiring surgery. Coach Clark Lea announced Capers' season-ending injury Wednesday. From Sumter, South Carolina, Caper hurt a knee in practice this week. ...

Carroll laments lost chance for Lock, Seahawks due to COVID

Aug. 17, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday the team had no indication quarterback Drew Lock had COVID-19 symptoms until the end of practice a day earlier and lamented the QB missing out on a chance to start Thursday's preseason game against Chicago. ...

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...

Second day of Saints-Packers practices gets more physical

Aug. 17, 2022 17:41 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The early exits by New Orleans Saints wide receiver Jarvis Landry and offensive tackle James Hurst exemplified how the second day of joint practices with the Green Bay Packers got much more physical than the first. Wednesday’s scrimmage featured three...

Yankees place RHP Holmes on injured list with back soreness

Aug. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees placed All-Star closer Clay Holmes on the injured list Wednesday because of back soreness, part of a flurry of moves for the struggling AL East leaders. “Not real concerned,” manager Aaron Boone said. “We’re hoping that it’s just the...