Jul 29, 2016

Eagles release struggling pitcher Ray

The Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles announced Friday they have terminated right-hander Kenny Ray’s contract and placed him on waivers. The 41-year-old was 0-2 with a 7.27 ERA in four starts this season in his third year with the Pacific League club. Ray was 0-1 ...

Jul 29, 2016

Jaeger fires 12-under 58 in Web.com Tour's Ellie Mae Classic

Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic for the lowest score in major tour play. The 27-year-old German player finished with a 10-foot birdie putt on the par-5 ninth at TPC Stonebrae. “It went in a ...

Jul 29, 2016

IOC suspends South Korean Moon over plagiarism claims

South Korea’s Moon Dae-sung has been suspended as a member of the International Olympic Committee over allegations that he plagiarized his doctoral thesis. The IOC said that that Moon’s membership will be suspended until South Korea’s Supreme Court reaches a verdict over his dispute ...

Jul 29, 2016

Formula One testing frontal cockpit protection

Frontal cockpit protection will not be introduced for Formula One cars before the 2018 season, to allow for more testing, the governing body of world motor sports said Thursday. The F1 Strategy Group that includes Formula One chief Bernie Ecclestone, six leading teams and ...

Jul 29, 2016

MLB denies Angels' protest of loss

Major League Baseball has denied the Los Angeles Angels’ formal protest of their loss at Kansas City on Wednesday night. Chief Baseball Officer Joe Torre ruled on the protest Thursday. Angels manager Mike Scioscia protested Kansas City’s 7-5 victory, claiming the Royals’ Raul Mondesi ...