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Jay lifts Cardinals to 3-2 win over Red Sox

Jon Jay hit an RBI single with two outs in the eighth inning to break a tie and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday night.

Phelps signs with new suit company

Michael Phelps has been linked with Speedo throughout his swimming career, most notably collecting a $1 million bonus after he won a record eight gold medals at the Beijing Games. Now, as he comes back from retirement, the most decorated athlete in Olympic history will have a different look.

Special teams take the forefront at Rams practice

More than half of the roster was involved in the first St. Louis Rams special teams-only practice of training camp.

Flowers' return provides boost for Arkansas

Trey Flowers chose Arkansas when he was in high school because he wanted the chance to win a national championship. The Razorbacks' defensive end chose to return for his senior season because he wasn't ready to leave a program that had fallen so far from those championship expectations.

U.S. men's basketball chooses 16 roster finalists

The U.S. national team has 16 players left in their roster pool after cutting three Tuesday.

Clinic owner tied to MLB scandal to plead guilty

The former clinic owner accused of selling performance-enhancing drugs to Alex Rodriguez has agreed to plead guilty in what prosecutors called a wide-ranging conspiracy to distribute steroids to both major league ballplayers and high school athletes.

Vanderbilt ready to tighten up quarterback pool

The Vanderbilt Commodores have been doing their best to give all six quarterbacks a chance to make a good impression in the opening days of camp. The competition now is tightening up.

Missouri Rattlers place 2nd in tournament

Missouri Rattlers get second place in the United States Specialty Sports Association World Series in Kansas City

Spurs hire WNBA star Becky Hammon as assistant

The San Antonio Spurs hired Becky Hammon as an assistant coach on Tuesday, making her the first full-time, paid female assistant on an NBA coaching staff.

Just like that, Mickelson part of the mix at PGA

Phil Mickelson is being mentioned as one of the favorites at the PGA Championship. Can he keep it up? Mickelson has no idea.

Franklin, Phelps, Lochte with something to prove at U.S. nationals

Before she begins her sophomore year at Berkeley, Missy Franklin is competing in her biggest meet of the year starting Wednesday. She is set to swim four events at U.S. nationals in Irvine, California, where berths on the American team for the Pan Pacific Championships later this month and next year's world championships are at stake.

Columbia track team grabs Junior Olympics awards

Three members of Columbia's Blue Thunder Track Club won four national championships at the Junior Olympic Games in Des Moines, Iowa.

Ravens' Rice: His actions 'totally inexcusable'

Baltimore Ravens running back 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."

Tennessee enters preseason football camp relying on newcomers

Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he occasionally feels as though he's running an expansion team because the Volunteers have altered their roster so much since the end of last season.

Spurrier: Clowney was not distraction

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier said having one of college football's top playmakers in Jadeveon Clowney was never a burden for the Gamecocks last season, no matter how big a distraction he seemed to be at times.

Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer in first NFL camp

Less than a week into his first NFL training camp with the Cleveland Browns, Johnny Manziel is going through the typical growing pains of any rookie quarterback.

Fired band head says he was fixing vulgar culture

The attorney for Ohio State's fired band director released a document where the director tries to explain his actions.

Tennis star Wozniacki to run NYC Marathon

Caroline Wozniacki always feels confident she can outrun her opponent on the tennis court. The former No. 1 player figures that with a bit more training, she can cover 26.2 miles.

Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

Salvador Perez triggered a go-ahead rally with a double in the sixth inning and made several spectacular plays behind the plate, helping the Kansas City Royals to a scrappy 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.

UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history

The court was inundated by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst.

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