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Another decent start for Woods at Firestone (Yahoo Sports)
- Tiger Woods took another step on one of his favorite courses toward showing his game might be turning around. Woods made six birdies Thursday to account for his mistakes and opened with a 2-under 68 at the Bridgestone Invitational. He was still four shots behind Marc Leishman of Australia, who shot 64 on a perfect day for scoring at Firestone. Justin Rose was among five players at 65, while 27 players in the 76-man field at this World Golf Championship broke par.
Rich get richer: Price traded to Tigers (Yahoo Sports)
- The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay's David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday. The Rays received left-hander Drew Smyly and minor league infielder Willy Adames from the Tigers. Tampa Bay also got infielder Nick Franklin from Seattle, with Detroit outfielder Austin Jackson going to the Mariners. Jackson was removed from Detroit's game against the Chicago White Sox with one out in the top of the seventh inning.
The inside story of the great Southampton sell-off
- Broken pacts, discontent and a silent owner - sports reporter Ben Smith on the background to Saints' Â£92m player sale.
Orioles get Miller in trade with Red Sox (Yahoo Sports)
- The AL-East leading Baltimore Orioles fortified their bullpen Thursday, obtaining Andrew Miller from the Boston Red Sox for minor league left-hander Eduardo Rodriguez. Miller provides the Orioles another solid left-hander among a crop of relievers that has flourished this season, led by Darren O'Day (3-1, 1.10 ERA) and lefty Zach Britton (3-2, 1.65 ERA, 21 saves). ''With the two really talented left-handed relievers at the end of the game, along with Darren O'Day, it gives us a very, very formidable backend of the bullpen,'' Orioles vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette said.
Lynch ends holdout, arrives at Seahawks camp (Yahoo Sports)
- Marshawn Lynch has joined Seattle Seahawks training camp after missing the first week. Lynch arrived on Thursday afternoon following the team's morning practice. Lynch has missed the first week of training camp unhappy with his contract status. With Lynch away, the Seahawks have let Robert Turbin and Christine Michael get the bulk of carries during camp.
Real Sociedad 2-0 Aberdeen
- Aberdeen fall to a 2-0 defeat by an impressive Real Sociedad side in the first leg of Europa League qualifying.
Dunne retires from Republic duty
- QPR defender Richard Dunne, 34, calls time on his Republic of Ireland career after 14 years and 80 appearances.
Manziel battling playbook, Hoyer in first NFL camp (Yahoo Sports)
- BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Johnny Manziel has quickly learned his college days - on the field anyway - are over.
Red Sox send SS Drew to Yankees for 3B Johnson (Yahoo Sports)
- The Boston Red Sox have obtained third baseman Kelly Johnson from the New York Yankees for shortstop Stephen Drew. He re-signed with Boston on May 22 and has hit .176 with four homers and 11 RBIs in 39 games. Boston also sent cash to New York.
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