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Red Sox DH Ortiz in lineup vs Price, Rays (Yahoo Sports)
- ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is in the starting lineup, a day after leaving a game because of back spasms.
Marshawn Lynch missing as Seahawks camp begins (Yahoo Sports)
- Marshawn Lynch was absent as expected when the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks began training camp. Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Friday he was disappointed Lynch was not present. Carroll reiterated the team wants Lynch there and still intends on him being an integral part of their plans for this season. In Lynch's place, Robert Turbin and Christine Michael took most of the reps at running back Friday.
Sussex in world record run chase
- Sussex pull off a world-record run chase with nine balls to spare against T20 Blast South Group winners Essex.
3 sue Pounceys over alleged fight at nightclub (Yahoo Sports)
- NFL offensive linemen Mike and Maurkice Pouncey have been sued by three people who say the twin brothers attacked them at a Miami Beach nightclub. The lawsuit was filed Friday in Miami-Dade Circuit Court on behalf of Ricquan James, Niya Pickett and Brentley Williams. The lawsuit says Pickett was beaten when she tried to intervene and Williams was injured when the Pounceys threw James and Pickett out of the club. Maurkice Pouncey plays center for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and Mike Pouncey is a center for the Miami Dolphins.
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Wizards' Wall added to US list for World Cup (Yahoo Sports)
- COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) -- Washington Wizards guard John Wall has been added to the U.S. player pool for this summer's World Cup of Basketball.
Maradona rips Argentina's World Cup performance (Yahoo Sports)
- Diego Maradona has criticized Argentina for its second-place finish in the World Cup, saying the team ''did not play at all.'' Maradona starred for Argentina when it won the 1986 World Cup and coached the national team four years ago in South Africa. He says this team led by Lionel Messi should have been winning matches by three goals each time. Argentina lost to Germany 1-0 in the World Cup final this month in Rio de Janeiro. Maradona's team in the 2010 World Cup was eliminated in the quarterfinals.
Saints S Jairus Byrd opens camp on the sidelines (Yahoo Sports)
- After sitting out the Saints' offseason practices because of back surgery, safety Jairus Byrd is remaining on the sideline as training camp begins. Byrd was placed on New Orleans' physically unable to perform list on Friday shortly before the opening practice of camp. Byrd won't be permitted to practice until removed from the list, but coach Sean Payton said 2013 Pro Bowl defensive back is on the verge of being fully fit and will return to practice before camp ends. ''I don't want to put a time on it, but his progress is, I would say, ahead of schedule,'' Saints coach Sean Payton said.
Roethlisberger extension will wait until 2015 (Yahoo Sports)
- Ben Roethlisberger is going to have to wait awhile for his next raise. Steelers owner Art Rooney II said Friday the team won't work on a contract extension for the two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback until after the 2014 season. Roethlisberger has two years left on his current deal, when the Steelers typically like to renegotiate with Roethlisberger. Rooney stressed the goal is to lock the 32-year-old Roethlisberger for the long term.
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