Red Sox owner enters $70M deal for Boston Globe

BOSTON (AP) — Businessman John Henry, the principal owner of the Boston Red Sox, has entered into an agreement to buy The Boston Globe for $70 million, a massive drop from its record $1.1 billion price two decades…
New York Mets' Eric Young Jr. hits a two-run home run to win 4-2 as Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez, left, looks on during the 11th inning of an interleague baseball game on Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Citi Field in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Royals winning streak stopped

The New York Mets homered in the 11th inning to end the Kansas City Royals winning streak at 11 games.…

Braves extend win streak to 8 games

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Patience helped the Atlanta Braves keep their winning streak going. After the Braves couldn’t take advantage of a bases-loaded opportunity in the fourth inning, they used a five-run fifth inning, including consecutive homers from Brian…

Agent says Heat to sign Greg Oden

MIAMI (AP) — Greg Oden still needs some time to get ready for the rigors of playing in the NBA. He no longer needs a new team, however. The former No. 1 overall draft pick has chosen to…

Dodgers win to match club-record road streak at 12

CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Ellis extended his hitting streak to 13 games before both he and manager Don Mattingly were ejected, and the Los Angeles Dodgers matched an 89-year-old club record with their 12th straight road victory, beating…

Johnson wins 2nd pole of the season at Pocono

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson needed multiple attempts to make it through pre-qualifying inspection, then set a track record with a lap of 180.654 mph to win the pole Friday at Pocono Raceway. Kyle Busch? He…

Alex Rodriguez homers in Double-A rehab game

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A seemingly relaxed Alex Rodriguez is in Trenton for what might be his final games before a lengthy suspension from Major League Baseball. The 38-year-old New York Yankees third baseman smiled a lot, met…

Ravens CB Asa Jackson suspended for PED use

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Baltimore Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson has been suspended without pay for the first eight games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. “My reaction to that is that…

Newman waiting for a call after Brickyard win

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Newman kissed the Indy bricks, then had to deal with the Brickyard 350. That’s the estimated number of text messages he received from well-wishers for his win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last…

Tiger Woods makes run at 59 at Bridgestone

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tiger Woods made a run at 59, one of the last items missing from his resume. Instead, he had to be content by tying his career best with a 9-under 61 and building a…

Kazmaier, Princeton Heisman winner, dies at 82.

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Dick Kazmaier, the last Ivy League football player to win the Heisman Trophy, has died. He was 82. Susan Kazmaier said Friday that her father died of natural causes Thursday at a Boston hospital.…

Dyer says he will play for Louisville

Former Auburn running back Michael Dyer is transferring to Louisville and will play for the Cardinals this season. Arkansas Baptist College president Fitz Hill, who mentored Dyer at the Little Rock school the past academic year, said Friday…