Rays top Twins 5-2

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Brian Dozier went 3 for 3 and starter Tommy Milone pitched three shutout innings for Minnesota in a 5-2 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday. The Twins took a 1-0 lead in the second inning on Jordan Schafer’s RBI groundout that scored Kurt Suzuki, who led off with a single.[…]

NFL trades, retirements, and Revis Island back to NJ

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL’s business season began with a bang. Several actually: trades, retirements and, yes, even some big free agent moves. It wasn’t until mid-evening Tuesday that the first huge star took advantage of free agency: Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets for five years and $70 million. There were plenty of[…]

Fast-changing 49ers making waves on and off the field

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers made a splash before free agency even began. Franchise rushing leader Frank Gore is gone. A former Australian rugby star is here. Star linebacker Patrick Willis announced his retirement Tuesday and fellow defensive stalwart Justin Smith might follow. And Colin Kaepernick is still the quarterback despite[…]

Suns rally late in 4th, beat Nets 108-100 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Morris made the tiebreaking basket and scored 19 points, twin brother Markieff Morris and Eric Bledsoe also had 19, and the Phoenix Suns beat the Brooklyn Nets 108-100 in overtime Friday night. Brandon Knight shook off a poor shooting night to make two baskets in overtime for the Suns, who[…]