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More injuries for the Bills as training camp ends

It seems appropriate that a training camp that was roiled by negativity ended in much the same way Tuesday morning.<p>In their final full-scale practice …

Why the Blue Jays demoted a Cy Young candidate to Single-A

There are just six weeks to go in the Major League Baseball season, and while four divisions seem to be in hand the AL East and NL West are wildly up …

Terry Collins

Billy Butler Reportedly Injured in Brawl with A's Teammate [UPDATE] | VICE Sports

The Oakland Athletics don't play well together and, it has been alleged, at least two of them don't play nice, either.<p>Slugger Billy Butler missed the past two games for the A's after being hurt by teammate Danny Valencia in a fight, reports Susan Slusser of the <i>San Francisco Chronicle</i>. Nobody on the …

Oakland A's

Bills cut Karlos Williams

As a fifth-round draft pick last year, Bills running back Karlos Williams burst onto the scene with 517 rushing yards, a very impressive average of …

Buffalo Bills

Alex Rodriguez says he is ‘done’ as a player

Alex Rodriguez has said he is “done” as a player, although he still could change his mind, reports John Heyman of Today’s Knuckleball.<p>Rodriguez’s …

Alex Rodriguez

Watch: New Era Field Unveiled

Bills Owner and CEO Terry Pegula, and New Era Owner/President/CEO Chris Koch talks about the unveiling of New Era Field.

C-suite Leadership

Not dead yet: Pirates surge after deadline dump, set for wild card run

SAN FRANCISCO – That wasn’t the Jolly Roger they were raising in Pittsburgh around the trade deadline, when the Pirates were dealing away All-Star closer Mark Melancon and Opening Day starter Francisco Liriano in a three-day span.<p>To many in the Steel City, where three consecutive playoff …

Sports (Canada)

Buffalo Bills' home has a new name: New Era Field

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills' home stadium will be called New Era Field in a naming rights agreement the team reached with the Buffalo-based sports headwear and apparel company.<p>The Bills and New Era Cap Co. jointly announced the name to The Associated Press on Thursday morning. A …

AFL

Power play: Mookie Betts’s two homers lift Red Sox over Orioles

The outfielder drove in all five runs to beat the Orioles after Eduardo Rodriguez had to leave with an injury.

Boston Red Sox

Eovaldi needs two surgeries; likely out until 2018

Right-hander to undergo flexor tendon, Tommy John procedures<p>NEW YORK -- Yankees starter Nathan Eovaldi will need to undergo Tommy John surgery for …

Baseball

Marcell Dareus given four-game NFL suspension

Marcell Dareuswon’t be on the field for Buffalo for the first quarter of the season. He’s been suspended by the NFL for violation of the league’s …

Controlled Substances

Coco Crisp Is Pissed At The A’s Because They’ve Been Benching Him To Prevent His 2017 Option From Vesting

The Oakland A’s are up to their old tricks again, as Coco Crisp is due for a little bit of a bump in salary next season, but not if the A’s can help …

Major League Baseball

Mookie Betts Needs Some New Comparisons

On Sunday, and for the second time this season, Mookie Betts launched three home runs in a game. He now has 26 home runs on the season; for …

Sports Analytics

7 Bills training camp observations: Day 12 (8/15/16)

(WKBW) - Following their first preseason game of 2016, the Buffalo Bills returned to St. John Fisher College for their last full week of training …

Training camp

The evolution of Justin Turner: How a bench player in New York became a Dodgers star

The ritual begins when Justin Turner unsheathes his 31.5-ounce Rawlings bat from the rack and strides through the dugout.<p>When he was still a teenager, he learned the importance of a routine, and so he stands on the steps, near Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts, repeating a set of actions ingrained in …

Los Angeles Dodgers

Indians' Mejia makes name for self with hit streak

Francisco Mejia has yet to play a major league game, but his name is fast becoming familiar to baseball fans. The 20-year-old Indians catcher was the …

20-second pitch clock may be only a matter of time for MLB

When Commissioner <b>Rob Manfred</b> said last month he’s looking at limiting pitching changes to quicken the pace of games, managers and others in the …

Major League Baseball

Chris Gragg stars as Bills jump out to early lead

It’s just the first preseason game, and both teams are sitting key players. Still, someone has to play in the Bills-Colts game, and Bills tight end …

Buffalo Bills

Alex Rodriguez admits he almost rejected the Yankees' farewell plan

Alex Rodriguez's week-long goodbye to the New York Yankees will conclude Friday night in the Bronx when he plays one final game in pinstripes.<p>That …

Alex Rodriguez

A-Rod was too vain to see he was always good enough

Early in Alex Rodriguez’s tenure with the Yankees, I noticed that when he reached first base, he would exaggerate a body spin to look at where the …

Michael Jordan

Terry Collins delivers epic speech following Mets' painful 9-0 loss

<b>NEW YORK —</b> Following his team's 9-0 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks Thursday afternoon, Mets' manager Terry Collins took his usual place behind the …

Terry Collins

Getting his game back the last hurdle for Sammy Watkins

Sammy Watkins believes his foot is healed, it's the new twist on his route running techniques designed to keep him healthy long term that have him …

Julio Jones

Tim Tebow Wants To Play In MLB, Will Fail At That Too

Photo credit: Brynn Anderson/AP ImagesWhat fresh hell is this, where Alex Rodriguez is hanging up the cleats and Tim Tebow is trying to put them on? …

Tim Tebow

Kevin Millar says A-Rod will be hearing the boos in Boston

As if the Yankees and Red Sox needed to add any more spice to their decades-long rivalry - especially after the Aaron "freakin" Boone home run the …

Alex Rodriguez

Heyman - Alex Rodriguez's Story Unlike Any Other

Share Email<p>When Alex Rodriguez finally hit New York – his birth place and seeming birthright – after the shocking Valentine’s Day, 2004 trade ensured …

Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez, Yankee Tripper, Took More from Baseball Than He Ever Gave

What should be a “proud” day, as Alex Rodriguez said, isn’t.<p>What should be a celebratory time, well, the balloons are flat.<p>Few men leave this game dragging a legacy as complicated as A-Rod and, in the end, one enormous foundation piece of his legacy is this: He took far more from the game of …

Alex Rodriguez

Aaron Williams clears hurdle as pads crack in Bills' intrasquad scrimmage

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Aaron Williams wore full shoulder pads in five practices this week, but it wasn't until Saturday evening's scrimmage when the …

Buffalo Bills

Mark Teixeira's legacy goes way beyond home run totals

NEW YORK – Mark Teixeira became a switch-hitter because his father encouraged him to emulate Eddie Murray, and he wound up joining Murray as one of …

Hall of Fame

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What to expect from Red Sox's Benintendi in big leagues

MLB's No. 7 prospect could provide offensive upgrade in LF even as rookie<p>The Red Sox didn't make any blockbuster moves Monday before the Trade …

Boston Red Sox