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Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry
Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera when they were treated to a most curious sight Thursday....

Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers
DETROIT (AP) -- When David Price was finally traded, it was to an unexpected bidder....

Defending champion Red Sox trade 5 players
BOSTON (AP) -- The last-place Boston Red Sox traded pitching for power....

A solid start for Woods, the lead for Leishman
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Tiger Woods began his title defense in the Bridgestone Invitational with a perfect tee shot down the middle of the fairway and a shot that covered the flag until it settled 10 feet behind the hole. Three putts later, he walked off with a bogey....

Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."...

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for "personal challenges," a swift end to his season that will keep him from playing the PGA Championship, the FedEx Cup playoffs and the Ryder Cup....

Trump selected to advance in Bills' sale process
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Donald Trump remains in the running to buy the Buffalo Bills....

Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending....

Phelps to compete in 4 events at US nationals
Michael Phelps will match his most grueling program since coming out of retirement, entering four events at next week's U.S. national championships....

Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Marshawn Lynch's holdout is over, ending one distraction so far for the Super Bowl champions....

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