The Cincinnati Reds had a five-game winning streak snapped and that was just the start of the bad news Thursday.

Germany's 7-1 thrashing of Brazil has left no doubt among Argentina's players about the challenge they face in the World Cup final on Sunday.

Staying home was important to Jordan Farmar, so he moved from the Lakers to the Clippers as the backup to Chris Paul.

Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.

The Atlanta Hawks opened free agency by formally announcing the signing of swingman Thabo Sefolosha.

The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.

Nike will end its sponsorship deal with Manchester United after the 2014-15 season.

The University of Texas System chancellor says he won't approve beer and wine sales at Longhorns football games in Austin this fall.

Zach Johnson, Rory Sabbatini and Brian Harman

Mike Carp's pinch-hit single in the 10th inning gave the Boston Red Sox a 4-3 win Thursday for their second straight walk-off victory over the Chicago White Sox.

Sitting near the dugout railing after a strong outing, Matt Garza could only watch helplessly as his shutout evaporated.

The Green Bay Packers had another year of record revenues, yet income fell after making some high-priced player moves.

The new College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta will open on Aug. 23.

Rangers first baseman Prince Fielder is focused on healing after neck surgery and not worried about when he will play again.

All-Star Scott Kazmir capped the best first-half of his career with one of his best starts yet.

FIFA will appoint a temporary "normalization" committee to run the troubled Gambia Football Federation's affairs until new elections are held.

Argentina winger Angel Di Maria is racing against the clock to recover from a thigh injury in time for the World Cup final against Germany on Sunday.

Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips is expected to miss six weeks after he has surgery on Friday to repair torn ligaments in his left thumb. is expected to miss six weeks.

Neymar became emotional when talking Thursday about the injury that ruled him out of the World Cup, saying that if the knee to his back had been slightly more to one side he "could be in a wheelchair" right now.

American midfielder Mix Diskerud scored in his first game back with Norway's Rosenborg following the World Cup, a 2-0 win at Latvia's Jelgava in the first qualifying round of the Europa League on Thursday night.

Thursday's third-round scores from the 108th Ohio Amateur at Coldstream Country Club (7,045 yards, par 71):

Knicks President Phil Jackson was expecting a decision from Carmelo Anthony on Thursday.

The World Cup semifinals each were seen by an average of more than 12 million viewers in the United States on ESPN and Spanish-language Univision.

Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, who is on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his right elbow, was expected to meet with a team doctor Thursday night in Seattle.

The Houston Texans and the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo have developed a $66 million plan to demolish the historic Astrodome and replace it with a green space and "Astrodome Hall of Fame."

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Trevor Smith to a one-year contract and defenseman Rinat Valiev to a three-year entry-level deal.

Alex Gordon will have to be content with watching All-Star teammates Salvador Perez and Greg Holland when the Royals triumvirate heads to Target Field in Minneapolis next week.

Designated hitter Victor Martinez was out of the starting lineup for the fourth straight game Thursday, throwing into question his availability for next week's All-Star game.

The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed left wing Daniel Cleary to a one-year contract.

Soccer has once again emerged as the patriotic touchstone that unites Argentines as they teeter on the precipice, this time threatened by a debt crisis, soaring inflation and the scandal-plagued end to a 12-year political dynasty that has polarized the nation.

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