DENVER (AP) — The NFL regular season kicks off tonight with the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens opening the season on the road against the Denver Broncos at Mile High. The road game was necessary for the Ravens because the Baltimore Orioles have a home game tonight against the Chicago White Sox.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — It took 13 innings but the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Seattle Mariners 7-6 this afternoon at Kauffman Stadium. In the bottom of the 13th, Mike Moustakas homered to right on an 0-2 pitch from Chance Ruffin, who hadn't pitched in the majors since 2011.
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike and Bob Bryan have come up short in their quest for a sweep of the Grand Slam doubles titles this year. The brothers had their 28 match winning streak ended by Leander Paes (PAYZ) and Radek Stepanek 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 in the US Open semifinals.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) —The Calgary Flames have named Brian Burke the new president of hockey operations. The former president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs will report directly to president Ken King while general manager Jay Feaster will report to Burke.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers have signed free-agent guard Xavier Henry. The 6-foot-6 swingman appeared in 50 games, averaging 3.9 points and 1.8 rebounds, for New Orleans last season.
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