Sale strikes out 15 as White Sox beat Cubs 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Sale matched a career high with 15 strikeouts while pitching seven scoreless innings, and the Chicago White Sox snapped the crosstown Cubs' nine-game win streak with a 3-1 win on Sunday. Jose Abreu, Melky Cabrera and...

Defending champ Giants get on roll while facing contenders

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Washington. St. Louis. Pittsburgh.In one quirky scheduling stretch, the San Francisco Giants are playing each of the three National League opponents they beat on the way to winning an NL pennant and eventually another World...

Cowboys’ top pick Byron Jones out with shoulder injury

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dallas cornerback Byron Jones, the team's first-round pick, will miss time with a left shoulder injury sustained in practice at training camp.Jones collided with cornerback Morris Claiborne in a seven-on-seven drill Sunday and stayed down...

Top 2 LSU QBs getting good reviews from Cameron

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) LSU offensive coordinator Cam Cameron was in a good mood Sunday night.Less than 24 hours earlier, the Tigers conducted their first full-scale scrimmage of camp, and Cameron sounded rather pleased by what he observed...

Driving arrest for Georgia basketball player J.J. Frazier

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia basketball player J.J. Frazier has been released from jail following his arrest on driving charges.The Athens-Clarke County jail's web site shows he was booked early Sunday and released 45 minutes later after posting a...

Royals sign Chamberlain, Rodriguez to minor league contracts

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Veteran pitchers Joba Chamberlain and Wandy Rodriguez agreed to minor league contracts Sunday with the Kansas City Royals, the American League Central leaders, and will report to Triple-A Omaha.Chamberlain, a 29-year-old right-hander, is 25-21...

Bowles makes Jets run gassers after 2 skirmishes at practice

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) Todd Bowles had seen enough shenanigans.After two skirmishes on the practice field on a steamy Sunday, the New York Jets coach ordered his players to run five penalty gassers - from one sideline to...

White Sox manager Robin Ventura ejected

With the White Sox offense in a scoring drought of epic proportions, White Sox manager Robin Ventura needed to find any kind of way to fire up his squad. Ventura got that chance in the 4th inning when a controversial...

Beltran, Yankees rally, end Toronto’s 11-game winning streak

TORONTO (AP) Masahiro Tanaka allowed just five hits for his first complete game in more than a year, leading the New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.The Yankees won their third...

Chargers announce 4-year extension for Philip Rivers

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Chargers say they have agreed to a contract extension with quarterback Philip Rivers through the 2019 season.The extension, announced Saturday night, comes as team chairman Dean Spanos has angered many Chargers fans...