Jul 31

Dustin Johnson is taking a leave of absence from golf to seek help for what he said were “personal challenges.”


Jul 31

Michael Irvin and Nate Newton will serve as members of Josh Brent’s unofficial advisory committee as the defensive tackle attempts to make a comeback with the team.

Jul 31

Tiger Woods, in his seventh official round since returning a month ago at the Quicken Loans National, put up his best score since his break, surpassing by one stroke his 69 in the opening round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool two weeks ago.

Jul 31

Jacksonville Jaguars receiver Tandon Doss suffered a badly sprained right ankle on the final play of Thursday’s practice ,and second-round pick Allen Robinson sat out most of practice with tightness in his right hamstring.

Jul 31

Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer will be out three to six weeks with a stress fracture of the third finger of his right hand.

Jul 31

Right-hander Jarred Cosart has been traded by the Houston Astros to the Miami Marlins in a six-player deal.

Jul 31

For many of the players here at the Bridgestone Invitational, the opening round of this World Golf Championship felt like either a warmup or an audition for bigger events to follow.

Jul 31

As Team USA camp winds down in Las Vegas, Anthony Davis is stepping into the spotlight and an unexpected player is fighting for a roster spot.

Jul 31

The Chicago Cubs have traded left-hander James Russell and infielder/outfielder Emilio Bonifacio along with cash considerations to the Atlanta Braves for Class A catcher Victor Caratini, the Cubs announced Thursday afternoon.

Jul 31

Nick Watney made nine birdies Thursday in a bogey-free round in the Barracuda Championship to take a two-point lead in the modified Stableford event.