Is new ‘it-boy’ in over his head?

August 7, 2013 Remember those commercials that ran nonstop during the Final Four last spring, the ones in which the voice-over concluded, “There are over 400,000 NCAA student-athletes …

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August 7, 2013 Pro baseball NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook friends. Transcripts of BlackBerry instant messages. Records of texts. Major League Baseball’s investigators used an …

Beltran powers Cardinals past Dodgers, 5-1

August 7, 2013 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran and his St. Louis teammates weren’t focused on the Los Angeles Dodgers’ road winning streak. They were just trying …

MLB suspends 13; A-Rod vows to fight

August 6, 2013 NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez vowed to fight. Everth Cabrera cried. Nelson Cruz apologized to his Texas teammates. Jhonny Peralta admitted to a “terrible …

Stewart breaks right leg in Iowa crash

August 6, 2013 OSKALOOSA, Iowa (AP) — Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will miss this weekend’s road course race at Watkins Glen after breaking his right leg in …

Cloud surrounds Manziel at A&M

August 6, 2013 COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Johnny Football is practicing with Texas A&M. Whether he starts the season opener is another question. Coach Kevin Sumlin on …

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August 6, 2013 Pro baseball CHICAGO — The New York Yankees put shortstop Derek Jeter back on the disabled list Monday in the latest bump …