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Butting in may not be best move

Subscriber onlyDetails have emerged about the fight between Danny Valencia and Billy Butler in the Oakland Athletics' clubhouse that caused Butler to miss two games with an injury. Continue reading...

Off the wire

Subscriber onlyCOLLEGE FOOTBALL Cornerback charged A Notre Dame cornerback accused of tackling a police officer and punching him in the side and stomach during an altercation outside a bar was charged Tuesday with felony counts of resisting law enforcement and battery against a public safety official. Continue reading...

Wilson hits two homers; Cardinals beat Naturals

Subscriber only Jacob Wilson hit two of the Springfield Cardinals’ five home runs in a 9-5 win over the Northwest Arkansas Naturals on Tuesday. Continue reading...

Royals extend win streak to 9 by beating Marlins

Subscriber onlyMIAMI — Yordano Ventura escaped two threats while pitching six innings, and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to nine games by beating the Miami Marlins 1-0 on Tuesday night. Continue reading...

Cowboys' backfield solid, deep

Subscriber onlyFRISCO, Texas -- Dallas rookie Ezekiel Elliott appears set for his preseason debut at Seattle on Thursday night after the running back taken fourth overall by the Cowboys missed most of training camp with a hamstring injury. Continue reading...

Royals playing well, but it's too late

Subscriber onlyThe Kansas City Royals have lived in a strange otherworld for so long, with so much joy and so many doubters proven wrong that the following sentence is both absolutely true and perhaps a bit jarring: Continue reading...

NFL notes

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Dodgers dig the long ball, hit seven homers to whip Reds

Subscriber onlyCINCINNATI — Adrian Gonzalez got the most pleasure out of watching his teammates circle the bases. Nobody made as many trips as he did. Continue reading...

MLB Notes

Subscriber onlyStrasburg on DL Continue reading...

Former Hog Andrew Benintendi bright spot for Sox, hits first home run

Subscriber onlyDETROIT -- For most of the Boston Red Sox, Sunday was a day to forget. Continue reading...

Harvick pulls away at rain-filled Bristol

Subscriber onlyBRISTOL, Tenn. -- Kevin Harvick wasn't worried about his poor qualifying at Bristol Motor Speedway. In fact, starting 24th gave Harvick exactly what he wanted to win at Bristol Motor Speedway. Continue reading...

Kim grabs first PGA Tour title

Subscriber onlyGREENSBORO, N.C. -- Si Woo Kim won the Wyndham Championship by five strokes Sunday for his first PGA Tour title. Continue reading...

This date in baseball

Subscriber only1886 Cincinnati outfielder Abner Powell was literally brought down by the dog days of summer. Chicken Wolf of the Louisville Colonels hit a deep drive and Powell took off after it, joined by a dog that had been sleeping by the fence. The dog bit Powell’s leg before the outfielder could get to the ball and wouldn’t let go as Wolf scored on a game-winning inside-the-park homer. Continue reading...

Travs go feebly in loss to Hooks

Subscriber onlyCount a 22-year-old Cuban making his Class AA debut as the latest pitcher to baffle the Arkansas Travelers. Continue reading...

Cowboys new practice facility comes with $1 billion price tag

Subscriber onlyFRISCO, Texas -- Jason Witten glanced overhead at a giant picture of him above the walkway to the new indoor practice stadium for the Dallas Cowboys. Continue reading...