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Love out for Team USA amid uncertain status

Kevin Love has withdrawn from this summer's USA Basketball roster because of his uncertain NBA status, leaving the Americans without one of their most experienced international players.

Emotional Thomas, Torre headline HOF class

Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt uneasy.

Gordon passes Kahne for fifth Brickyard win

With a fifth Brickyard 400 victory on the line, Jeff Gordon looked like the driver he was 20 years ago.

LeBron to go back to No. 23 for Cavs return

LeBron James will be back wearing No. 23 for his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers next season.

Dodgers best Peavy, Giants to cap off sweep

Carl Crawford hit an RBI triple to back Hyun-Jin Ryu's third straight victory, and the division-leading Los Angeles Dodgers completed a sweep of the San Francisco Giants with a 4-3 victory Sunday night.

Hardy 'hates' being distraction for Panthers

Greg Hardy hates that his legal situation has been a distraction for the Carolina Panthers, but that was the only comment the Pro Bowl defensive end made regarding his May arrest.

Scott not wasting time: Lakers 'must play D'

Byron Scott says for the chance to coach the team he won three NBA titles with as a player, the wait for his hiring will be worth it in the end.

Source: Vikes give Rudolph 5-year extension

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to a five-year extension with tight end Kyle Rudolph, according to a league source.

Ortiz's homer reignites Red Sox-Rays rivalry

Red Sox slugger David Ortiz hit a three-run, third-inning home run Sunday and punctuated the blast with an impressive bat flip -- a move that didn't sit well with the man that allowed the blast, Tampa Bay pitcher Chris Archer.

Jets' Milliner says he is NFL's best cornerback

Dee Milliner, who will enter his second NFL season as the Jets' top cornerback, told the New York Daily News that he believes he is the league's best at the position.

Redskins fan turning autographs into tattoos

Charlie White, a 41-year-old Redskins fan, is getting players to sign his arm so that he can get the signatures tattooed on him.

Millsap invited to Team USA training camp

In the wake of multiple withdrawals of frontcourt candidates for the national team, USA Basketball has invited Atlanta Hawks forward Paul Millsap to its training camp this week in Las Vegas, it was announced Sunday.

Cobb: Haven't done enough for new deal

The Packers' Randall Cobb doesn't think he's done enough for a new contract.

Yaz: Ortiz is second-greatest Red Sox hitter

Aside from Ted Williams, David Ortiz is the best hitter in Boston Red Sox history, according to Carl Yastrzemski.

Clark rallies by Furyk to win Canadian Open

Tim Clark rallied to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, birdieing five of the last eight holes for a one-stroke victory over Jim Furyk.

McCoy, Cole get in scuffle at Eagles' camp

LeSean McCoy and Trent Cole got into a fight at Eagles' training camp on Sunday.