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BALTIMORE (AP) — Jim Palmer said he no longer needs trophies as mementos of his Hall of Fame career, so the former Baltimore Orioles ace has put his three Cy Young Awards and two of his four Gold Gloves up for auction.
CHICAGO (AP) — As the baseball season began, Chicago buzzed about plans to upgrade wilting Wrigley Field. Then word spread that the patriarch of the family that owns the Cubs considered bankrolling a $10 million racially tinged campaign against President Barack Obama, at the same time the team sought his hometown's help with its $300 million renovation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Eric Wright has been arrested in Los Angeles for investigation of driving under the influence after police say he was involved in a crash near Staples Center.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After going to two consecutive World Series without a title, the Texas Rangers are better than they ever have been.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Twitter says its users fired off more than 15,000 tweets per second when Spain scored its fourth goal in Sunday's European Championship final, setting a sports-related record on the social networking site.
MADRID (AP) — Swathed in the red and yellow colors of Spain, hundreds of thousands packed central Madrid to give a hero's welcome home Monday to "La Roja" — the national soccer team that erased the economically struggling country's gloomy mood by winning the Euro 2012 Championship with flair.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A month after completing a career Grand Slam and securing the No. 1 ranking, Maria Sharapova failed to get past the fourth round of Wimbledon and lost her grip on the top spot.
LONDON (AP) — There's safe, and then there's Tower of London safe.
ELLISVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Ray Perkins leans back in his chair, enthusiastically talking football in his Mississippi office at tiny Jones County Junior College.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Wallace Spearmon took another step toward erasing the bad memories of his disqualification at the Beijing Olympics, overcoming a slow start to win the 200-meter final in 19.82 seconds.