Mets get Cespedes at trade deadline
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday's trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.
Having made Olympic history, Beijing faces challenges
BEIJING (AP) — Having made history as the first city to win hosting rights for both the Summer and Winter Olympics, Beijing now faces a slew of challenges, from ensuring adequate snow in a bone-dry region to ramping up support for winter sports in a nation where few people ski or skate.
Patriots circle wagons in camp and focus on football
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Patriots say they have more to worry about during training camp than the status of their star quarterback's lawsuit against the NFL and the team's image around the league.