The San Diego Padres traded closer Huston Street – who wasn’t available when they then lost 5-4 to the New York Mets.
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer and David Phelps pitched into the seventh as Yankees beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 on July 18.
CC Sabathia is scheduled for season-ending knee surgery, ending hope of returning to the New York Yankees’ ravaged rotation this year.
Northern Ireland’s Rory Mcilroy leads the British Open by 14 strokes while Tiger Woods continued to fade and limped to a 77.
The All-Star game is over and now it’s back to the business of pennant races, with the New York Yankees still hoping to make the playoffs.
A person with knowledge of the details says the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer after he was waived by the Chicago Bulls.
The U.S. men’s national basketball team will visit the African continent for the first time, conducting a coaching clinic in Senegal next month.
NBA forward Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors.
Former minor league players from all 30 MLB teams are suing the game, alleging violations of federal wage and overtime laws. i
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says embattled L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling may still have the team when the season starts.