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FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2013 file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Roddy White (84) makes a touchdown catch against Carolina Panthers strong safety Quintin Mikell  during the second half of an NFL football game  in Atlanta. On the eve of training camp, the Falcons have agreed to terms on a new contract with receiver White. The Falcons announced the four-year extension Thursday, July 24, 2014.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Cavs sign Wiggins, who can’t be traded for 30 days

Thursday, July 24, 2014

CLEVELAND — Andrew Wiggins has an NBA home. Maybe a temporary one. The Cavaliers signed the No. 1 overall draft pick Thursday, a deal that prevents Wiggins from being traded for 30 days. Wiggins has been linked to a possible blockbuster trade with Minnesota for All-Star forward Kevin Love. But any deal now involving Wiggins can’t be finalized for at … 0

Bizarre Clippers court case nears close

Thursday, July 24, 2014

LOS ANGELES — The bizarre battle over the fate of the Los Angeles Clippers goes to a judge Monday and he may not have the final word on the dispute. The story has taken one strange turn after another since a recording surfaced of team owner Donald Sterling dressing down his young girlfriend for bringing black men to Clippers games. The viral audio … 0

Yankees acquire West Springfield native LHP Chris Capuano

Thursday, July 24, 2014

NEW YORK — The New York Yankees have acquired left-hander Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in their latest trade with a team from the NL West. The Yankees announced after Thursday’s 4-2 win over Texas that they’d gotten the 35-year-old Capuano for cash. Capuano started the season with Boston and went 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA in 28 relief appearances. The Red … 0

Ravens RB Ray Rice receives 2-game suspension from NFL

Thursday, July 24, 2014

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice received a two-game suspension from the NFL on Thursday following his offseason arrest for domestic violence. Rice will miss the season opener against AFC North champion Cincinnati on … 0

Manning getting used to new faces on Broncos

Thursday, July 24, 2014

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Though his physical condition is no longer a big question mark for Peyton Manning, when he looks around at training camp, he must feel like he’s starting over again. Manning lined up for his first … 0

Nibali wins Stage 18, closes in on Tour victory

Thursday, July 24, 2014

ARGELES-GAZOST, France — Vincenzo Nibali crushed everyone on the last mountain leg of the Tour de France on Thursday, all but ensuring he will be crowned champion when the race ends in Paris in three days. On the … 0

De La Rosa hit hard, Blue Jays blank Red Sox

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TORONTO — Boston’s hopes of turning a dismal season around took a big hit against the Blue Jays. Marcus Stroman and two relievers combined on a one-hitter, Juan Francisco drove in four runs and came within a double … 0

Tom Brady looking to improve in 15th training camp

Thursday, July 24, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Three quarterbacks took turns throwing as the New England Patriots began training camp Thursday. It’s the 15th for Tom Brady, the fourth for Ryan Mallett and the first for Jimmy Garoppolo. All had plenty to learn. … 0

Bautista homers as Blue Jays beat Red Sox 6-4

Thursday, July 24, 2014

TORONTO — Jose Bautista provided the power and R.A Dickey earned the win, but two perfect innings from promising rookie Aaron Sanchez was all anyone in the Toronto Blue Jays’ clubhouse wanted to talk about. Bautista homered and … 0

Roma beats Liverpool 1-0 in Fenway friendly

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BOSTON — Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park. There were limited chances until Borriello volleyed in a corner from in … 0

Chemistry primary goal for Giants secondary

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Antrel Rolle has a Super Bowl ring. So does Prince Amukamara. And newcomer Walter Thurmond. NFL veterans Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Zack Bowman, Stevie Brown, Quintin Demps and Trumaine McBride know the ropes. Now, they all … 0

Johnny Be Good: Browns expect Manziel to behave

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

BEREA, Ohio — Johnny will be good. That’s what the Browns expect from Johnny Manziel now that training camp is about to start. Cleveland coach Mike Pettine said he’s not worried about the popular rookie’s wild off-field behavior … 0

Testimony ends in trial over $2B Clippers sale

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES — Testimony ended Wednesday in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling’s estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers in a proposed $2 billion deal with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Shelly Sterling, who had … 0