TORONTO — The Toronto Blue Jays are leading the league in wins, scoring and RBIs, yet owner Rogers Communications Inc. is probably most pleased about the ROI — the return on investment.
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CHICAGO—Detroit’s Daniel Norris became just the 19th pitcher to hit a home run in his first major-league at-bat before suffering an injury that will send him to the disabled list.
Norris left yesterday’s game against the Chicago Cubs with a strained right oblique and is headed to the disabled list, Tigers’ manager Brad Ausmus said.
BOSTON — Boston’s failed bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics underestimated costs for hosting the games, potentially leaving Massachusetts taxpayers on the hook for significant cost overruns, according to a state-funded report released Tuesday.
NEW YORK—Long after they saw starter Bryan Mitchell suddenly exit with a bloody face and head to the hospital, the N.Y. Yankees were greeted with a most welcome sight: the rookie pitcher was back in the locker-room after a late win.
SAN DIEGO—Colin Rea’s second big-league start was less dramatic than his first.
But it ended the same way: with a victory for the San Diego Padres’ right-hander.
Rea became just the seventh starter in Padres’ history to begin his big-league career 2-0, pitching into the sixth inning of San Diego’s 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves last night.
Brooke Henderson’s first LPGA Tour win didn’t stop her from having to play golf on Mondays.
Henderson completed an eight-stroke victory Sunday at the $1.3-million (U.S.) Cambia Portland Classic to become the first Canadian to win an LPGA event since Charlottetown’s Lorie Kane in 2001.
She also was the Tour’s third-youngest champion ever at 17 years 11 months, and six days.
GREENSBORO, N.C.—Tiger Woods will play the Wyndham Championship for the first time.
In an e-mail to The Associated Press yesterday, agent Mark Steinberg confirmed Woods will play in Greensboro this week.
That ends a few days of uncertainty around Sedgefield County Club—the site of the final tournament of golf’s regular season.
Danica Patrick’s fit and healthy lifestyle has landed her a new sponsor that allows her to stay with Stewart-Haas Racing.
PORTLAND, Ore.—Brooke Henderson got her breakthrough LPGA Tour victory.
The Canadian teen will have to wait a little longer to become a tour member.
Henderson won the Cambia Portland Classic by eight strokes yesterday to become the third-youngest champion in LPGA Tour history at 17 years, 11 months, and six days.
SHEBOYGAN, Wis.—Given a third-straight chance to finally win a major, Jason Day promised a fight to the finish in the PGA Championship.
Turns out the biggest fight was to hold back the tears.
Worried that this year might turn out to be a major failure, Day never gave Jordan Spieth or anyone else a chance yesterday.