NEW YORK — Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been reinstated to the NFL on a conditional basis after meeting with commissioner Roger Goodell last week regarding his indefinite drug ban, the league announced Monday.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The ball rolled a few yards outside the Seattle penalty box, the aftermath of an ill-advised backward pass. As it migrated toward the Sounders’ back line, a pair of defenders simply watched it spin. Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer swooped in, made a quick move and beat Seattle keeper Stefan Frei.
TORONTO — With hitting coach Edgar Martinez off to Cooperstown to join in the celebrations for Ken Griffey Jr.’s Hall of Fame induction, the Mariners put on an offensive onslaught of which he would very much approve.
TORONTO — No Stephen Curry? No LeBron James? No problem. Despite missing the game's two best players the U.S. men's basketball team are still the slam dunk favorite to return home from the Rio Olympics with the gold medal.
CHICAGO, Ill. — White Sox ace Chris Sale was scratched from his start Saturday night against the Detroit Tigers because of a “clubhouse incident” that was not physical, the White Sox announced shortly before he was expected to take the mound.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — Quarterback Drew Brees apparently won’t have a new deal in place before the New Orleans Saints kick off training camp next week even though he heads into the final season of his contract.
MINNEAPOLIS — The game, showcasing half the members of U.S. Olympic team, unfolded with minimal drama. The Storm played the Minnesota Lynx tough for a half before the defending WNBA champions pulled away to win, 79-72, extending the Storm’s six-year losing streak at the Target Center to 13 games.
MEGEVE, France — Britain's Chris Froome edged nearer to retaining his Tour de France title when he won the 18th stage, a 17-kilometer mountain time trial, to extend his overall lead to almost four minutes on Thursday.