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Red Sox officially unveil Sandoval, Ramirez
Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez spent the past two seasons as NL West rivals. Now they're teammates, signing with the Boston Red Sox as free agents to try to boost Boston out of the AL East cellar.
Coach: Benched RG III must 'work on craft'
Redskins coach says Robert Griffin III needs more time in system to regain confidence
LeBron, Cavs get back to .500 with Wiz rout
LeBron James scored 29 points, Kevin Love added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers exacted a little revenge on Washington with a 113-87 win over the Wizards on Wednesday night.
Clifford sits Stephenson late: 'Not a star' yet
Hornets coach Steve Clifford believes Lance Stephenson's problems adjusting during his first season in Charlotte are partly due to the guard's struggles to live up to external expectations.
Griz hold off Lakers to extend run, go to 13-2
Marc Gasol had 19 points and 11 rebounds, Mike Conley added 19 points, and the Grizzlies held off the Lakers 99-93 on Wednesday night for their seventh victory in eight games.
No. 3 Arizona edges SDSU to take Maui title
Stanley Johnson had 18 points and nine rebounds, helping No. 3 Arizona gut out a 61-59 victory over No. 15 San Diego State for its second Maui Invitational title Wednesday night.
Gonzaga's Perkins kicked in jaw, leaves win
Gonzaga's Josh Perkins left Wednesday night against Georgia after being kicked in the jaw during a violent play near the end of the No. 10 Bulldogs' 88-76 win.
Mavs' Cuban: Realignment could benefit NBA
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says a conference realignment that would result in a total of eight teams, including the Mavs, switching conferences, could help level the playing field between the NBA's two conferences.
Report: Cuban slugger to D-backs for $68.5M
The Arizona Diamondbacks and Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas have agreed to a six-year contract worth $68.5 million, according to a report by MLB.com.
Still: Claims of unpaid child support untrue
Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still responded Wednesday to allegations he hasn't paid child support in months, saying he will continue to let the court system deal with the matter.
Louisville delivers Pitino's 700th college win
Montrezl Harrell had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and No. 6 Louisville beat Cleveland State 45-33 on Wednesday night for coach Rick Pitino's 700th college victory.
Wall: Always going to be rivals with Irving, Rose
There's a new guard in the East, and John Wall of the Wizards says he is one of a trio of court generals at the top who will be forever intertwined along with Cleveland's Kyrie Irving and Chicago's Derrick Rose.
Butler hangs on to upset UNC in Bahamas
Alex Barlow scored 17 points, Kelan Martin came off the bench to score 17 more and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Gordon felt some Browns brushed him off
Josh Gordon felt some in the Cleveland Browns organization kept him at arm's length during his 10-game suspension, the wide receiver told NFL Network in an interview that will be aired Sunday morning.
RB Jackson to Whitner: Don't talk down to Bills
Running back Fred Jackson hasn't forgotten comments made about the Buffalo Bills this summer by Donte Whitner, who in return had strong words for the Cleveland Browns safety ahead of the teams' matchup Sunday.