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AP Top Sports News At 5:34 p.m. EDT

AP source: Tigers acquire ace Price from Rays
DETROIT (AP) -- The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday....

A's get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday's trade deadline....

Lackey goes from Red Sox to Cards for Kelly, Craig
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday's deadline....

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."...

Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week....

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....

Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon
NEW YORK (AP) -- Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court....

China's Li Na pulls out of US Open because of knee
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury she said has bothered her for several months....

NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner
Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday....

Ginobili will not play for Argentina at World Cup
Manu Ginobili will not play for Argentina at the FIBA World Cup because of a stress fracture in his right leg that has bothered the San Antonio Spurs guard since the playoffs....

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