VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The longtime site of the Los Angeles Dodgers' spring training home will change its name from Vero Beach Sports Village to Historic Dodgertown - Vero Beach, Florida.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Rays are heading out on a long road trip in a little slump.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of three-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez and Andre Ethier hit solo homers and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has been suspended for the first half of the Aggies' season-opener against Rice on Saturday for what the school said was an "inadvertent" violation of NCAA rules by signing autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Travis Wood outpitched Clayton Kershaw in a matchup of All-Star lefties, and Dioner Navarro and Starlin Castro had run-scoring singles to help the Chicago Cubs beat theDodgers 3-2 Tuesday night, snapping an eight-game skid against first-place Los Angeles.
DETROIT (AP) - Brandon Moss hit a tiebreaking two-run homer off Justin Verlander, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 in a game cut short by rain on Tuesday night.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Tim Tebow has survived the New England Patriots' mandatory roster cut to 75 players.
SEATTLE (AP) - Mike Trout hit his 22nd home run and Jason Vargas allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Los Angeles Angels earned a 5-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jon Lester had never faced the Los Angeles Dodgers before, and he handled their lineup with ease.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in the opener of an interleague series that began as a matchup between first-place teams.
Former Hart High player and Long Beach State player Taylor Gregory started his first game for the men's 21 and under Junior USA team on Thursday.
MIAMI (AP) - Pitching with a big lead in the eighth inning, Clayton Kershaw bounced a curve in the dirt, then spun in disgust and kicked the mound as if he had just lost the game.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Terry Francona has been an extremely good fit for the Indians. His players seem to feel the same way, considering the way they've been contending for a postseason berth.
MIAMI (AP) - Zack Greinke said he was merely trying to beat the Miami Marlins and not competing with teammate Clayton Kershaw.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Los Angeles Clippers star Chris Paul was elected president of the NBA players' association Wednesday, replacing Derek Fisher.
OYONNAX, France (AP) - Sitting on a roadside guard rail, wincing and rubbing his lower back, Andrew Talansky looked ready to quit the Tour de France in the middle of Stage 11. The Tour's Web site and French TV commentators said his race was over. So did some English-language Twitterati.
At Royal Liverpool Golf Club
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Durant won two ESPY Awards, including male athlete of the year, and mixed martial arts star Ronda Rousey earned female athlete honors, becoming the first UFC fighter to claim a trophy in the biggest category at the show honoring the year's best performances Wednesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
HOYLAKE, England (AP) - Tiger Woods will have Angel Cabrera and Henrik Stenson when he opens his major championship season Thursday in the British Open.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - The middle of the Los Angeles Angels' batting order handled the Rangers' pitchers and the Texas heat.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Joey Gallo let loose his powerful left-handed swing on a too-good-to-pass-up pitch over the plate, producing a soaring two-run homer to give his team the lead for good.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The Los Angeles Dodgers began the season Down Under in Australia. They've arrived at the All-Star break on top of the NL West.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A.J. Ellis hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Rick Porcello outdueled Hart graduate James Shields and the Detroit Tigers won their fifth in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Saturday night.
Jeremy Lin is still on his way to the Los Angeles Lakers, even after the Houston Rockets failed to land coveted forward Chris Bosh in free agency.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland hasn't had this much good news since the first time LeBron James came to town.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Garrett Richards allowed five hits over seven innings to extend his personal winning streak to seven decisions as the Los Angeles Angels handed the Texas Rangers their sixth consecutive loss, 3-0 on Friday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings when he gave up a home run to Chase Headley, but the Los Angeles ace pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts to lead the Dodgers over the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Thursday night.