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New York Yankees Derek Jeter hits a fifth-inning, two-run double off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, Sept. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Jeter’s 3 RBIs lead Yankees over Orioles 5-0

Monday, September 22, 2014

NEW YORK — Derek Jeter began his final series at Yankee Stadium by breaking open the game with a two-run double, and he had three RBIs to lead the New York Yankees over the Baltimore Orioles 5-0 Monday night. Michael Pineda retired his first 13 batters before J.J. Hardy singled sharply to left field, pitching 7 1-3 innings and combining …

USOC CEO weighs in on Hope Solo charges

Monday, September 22, 2014

The chief executive of the U.S. Olympic Committee says he is disturbed by domestic abuse charges against women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo, but did not say whether he believes she should face disciplinary action, such as suspension, before the matter plays out in court. Solo faces two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence stemming from a June 21 altercation with her sister-in-law …

Patriots offense still struggling after 3 games

Monday, September 22, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots have plenty of time to get their offense rolling. The question is: Do they have the players? The offensive line is struggling to protect quarterback Tom Brady and open holes for running backs. The wide receivers, other than Julian Edelman, have contributed little. The tight end production …

Gary Bettman says NHL proactive about off-ice conduct

Monday, September 22, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — Amid the NFL’s domestic violence scandals, Gary Bettman says the NHL has been proactive about off-ice conduct. Speaking at The Canadian Club of Toronto, the NHL commissioner did not specifically address football’s problems but said hockey has tried to stay ahead of similar issues by …

Adam Silver: NBA will review domestic violence policies

Monday, September 22, 2014

NEW YORK — NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says his league will “take a fresh look” at its domestic violence procedures in the wake of the NFL’s rash of incidents. Silver said Monday the league has been discussing with the NBA Players Association ways to further educate players and …

Seattle Seahawks beat Broncos in overtime

Sunday, September 21, 2014

SEATTLE (AP) — Marshawn Lynch scored on a 6-yard run on the first possession of overtime and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos 26-20 on Sunday in a Super Bowl rematch that lived up to expectations. Seattle (2-1) blew a 17-3 fourth-quarter lead, watching Denver tie it …

Mi Jung Hur pulls away for LPGA Tour win in Alabama

Sunday, September 21, 2014

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Mi Jung Hur was finally able to relax for a couple of holes after matching top-ranked Stacy Lewis stroke for stroke Sunday in the final round of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. The 24-year-old South …

Kelly sharp on mound as Red Sox beat Orioles 3-2

Sunday, September 21, 2014

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Orioles wrapped up their regular-season home schedule with a defeat, one that was much easier to take because of the circumstances surrounding it. The Orioles’ 3-2 loss to the Boston Red Sox on Sunday …

Patriots’ sluggish offense beats Raiders 16-9

Sunday, September 21, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — The New England Patriots had trouble getting into the end zone. Defensive tackle Vince Wilfork made sure the Oakland Raiders stayed out of the end zone in the final minute. An interception by the 325-pound Wilfork …

David Ortiz homers in 10th to lift Red Sox past Orioles

Saturday, September 20, 2014

BALTIMORE — Whether they’re winning the World Series or stuck in last place, the Boston Red Sox can almost always count on getting the best out of David Ortiz. Ortiz hit two home runs, including a two-run drive …

2-time Grand Slam winner Li Na retires from tour

Friday, September 19, 2014

BEIJING — Relying on fitness and a strong baseline game, Li Na reached the pinnacle of tennis and lifted the level of the sport in Asia to unprecedented heights. A sense of humor along the way certainly helped. …

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says league will implement personal conduct policies

Friday, September 19, 2014

NEW YORK — Commissioner Roger Goodell says the NFL wants to implement new personal conduct policies by the Super Bowl. Goodell was short on specifics at a news conference Friday, his first public statements in more than a …

Patriots hope to continue dominance at Gillette

Friday, September 19, 2014

FOXBOROUGH — Stevan Ridley’s father switched his allegiance from the Oakland Raiders once his son was drafted by the New England Patriots. The running back’s dad sure picked a winner. The Patriots are 25-4, including playoff games, at …