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Kevin Love pledges full commitment to Cavaliers

The Cavs know nothing is certain, and there's risk in bringing aboard Kevin Love. But with LeBron James, Love, Kyrie Irving, guard Dion Waiters, relentless rebounder Anderson Varejao and newly signed veterans Shawn Marion, Mike Miller and James Jones, the Cavs have the makings of a championship team.

Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

Jon Jay raced home with the go-ahead run in the seventh inning on Matt Holliday's sharp single in a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night.

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning Monday night to win for the first time since April 16, helping New York beat the Kansas City Royals 8-1 for its fifth straight win.

Matt Cassel named Vikings starting QB

Cassel was chosen over first-round draft pick Teddy Bridgewater on Monday for the regular season opener against the St. Louis Rams.

UPDATE: Murray grits through cramps to win first day at U.S. Open

Andy Murray outlasted Robin Haase 6-3, 7-6 (6), 1-6, 7-5 in the U.S. Open first round Monday during an afternoon that was hot but not particularly humid.

Bavetta looks back on a lifetime in basketball

After 39 years in the NBA without a single missed assignment and a record 2,635 consecutive games, Bavetta has made his last call.

Ledecky leaves her mark in Australia

Katie Ledecky had just wiped almost six seconds off her own world record in the 1,500-meter freestyle to win her fifth gold medal of the Pan Pacific championships, rounding off a phenomenal season of competition.

Bradford out for season with ACL tear

Veteran Shaun Hill has been the backup and the Rams also have rookie Garrett Gilbert and Austin Davis on the roster.

Rollins, Williams lead Phillies over Cardinals

Jhonny Peralta and Oscar Taveras had a pair of hits for St. Louis, which lost for just the third time in 11 games.

Rangers avoid sweep with 3-1 win over Royals

Jason Vargas (10-6) allowed 11 hits and walked four in his six innings, though the Rangers only managed three runs (two earned) against the left-hander.

Bradford hurts knee, Sam sacks Manziel twice in Rams' 33-14 win over Browns

St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford reinjured the left knee he had surgery on last season and the Rams had four other starters hurt in a 33-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night.

Rams, Cardinals watching Ferguson with sadness

More than most, Kenny Britt can relate to the drama unfolding just a few miles from Rams Park in Ferguson.

Royals keep rolling, beat Rangers 6-3

Alex Gordon had two hits, including a first-inning homer for his 15th of the season, and made a diving catch in left field for the American League Central leaders.

Cardinals top Phillies for eighth win in 10 games

Jhonny Peralta homered for the Cardinals, who have won eight of 10 and closed within a half-game of National League Central-leading Milwaukee.

Vikings romp over Chiefs 30-12

The Chiefs' Alex Smith was just 14 of 24 for 124 yards with two red-zone interceptions, and the Chiefs' first-team offense only managed a 21-yard field goal by Cairo Santos.

US basketball decides bigger is better with roster

U.S. team officials selected the 12 players who will travel to Spain for the FIBA World Cup of Basketball.

Lovefest: Kevin Love traded to Cavs, joins LeBron

On the first day they were able to complete the long-discussed blockbuster trade, the Minnesota Timberwolves sent Kevin Love to the Cavaliers

AL Central-leading Royals win 6-3 at Texas

Ventura struck out six in six innings for his 10th victory, he walked three and got help from inning-starting homers by Billy Butler and Josh Willingham to beat the Texas Rangers 6-3 on Friday night.

Phillies slip past Cardinals for 5-4 victory

Ryan Howard drove in a pair of runs and Kendrick overcame a rocky opening inning to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night.

Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

Failing to make any magic happen in his first two NFL preseason games and unable to close the gap enough to beat out Brian Hoyer, Johnny Manziel will begin the season as Cleveland's No. 2 quarterback, matching his uniform number. It's not a major surprise given he's had to learn a complex offense and he entered training camp behind Hoyer.

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