Mark Teixeira of the New York Yankees and David Wright of the New York Mets are among 27 Major League Baseball players on the U.S. team for this year’s World Baseball Classic.
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic signed a multiyear management agreement with IMG Worldwide Inc., joining a stable of tennis stars that includes Rafael Nadal, Maria Sharapova and Venus Williams.
Joe Mauer and Albert Pujols topped fan voting for Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game while rookie pitcher Stephen Strasburg of the Washington Nationals was left off the National League roster.
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter replica jerseys led Major League Baseball in sales last season, followed by Minnesota Twins catcher Joe Mauer and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay .
The New York Yankees fell 5-4 to the Minnesota Twins, and held on to their 1 1/2-game lead in the American League East as the Baltimore Orioles were shut out 4-0 by the Toronto Blue Jays.
National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell , football’s top cop, has done well with the punishment portion of the equation.
All-Star catcher Yadier Molina signed a five-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals, the team said on its website.
The New York Yankees fell out of first place in the American League East for the first time since June 20 as they lost their third straight game and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-4.
The New York Yankees left pitchers Javier Vazquez and Ivan Nova off the roster for their first-round playoff series against the Minnesota Twins.
Josh Hamilton is among three Texas Rangers named to the American League’s starting lineup for the 83rd Major League Baseball All-Star Game after receiving a record 11.1 million votes in fan balloting.