Orioles manager Buck Showalter responded to Red Sox pitcher John Lackey's loud "no comment" on Nelson Cruz after Saturday night's game, telling ESPN Radio that "everybody needs to make sure that their own backyard is clean."
Lewis Hamilton won a dramatic crash-hit British Grand Prix on Sunday to cut Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg's lead in the drivers' championship from 29 points to four after the German had his season's first non-finish.
The Los Angeles Lakers have emerged as the team that most worries the New York Knicks in their attempt to re-sign superstar free agent forward Carmelo Anthony, sources with knowledge of the situation told ESPN.
The beginning of July's first blockbuster trade occurred about a month ago, when Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane called Chicago Cubs executive Theo Epstein to ask about Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel.
The Philadelphia 76ers have expressed a willingness to trade for Houston Rockets guard Jeremy Lin depending on what sort of assets Houston is willing to attach to the deal, according to sources close to the process.