Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
Tiger Woods, in his seventh official round since returning a month ago at the Quicken Loans, put up his best score since his break, surpassing by one stroke his 69 in the opening round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool two weeks ago.
The Oakland Athletics made one of the boldest moves ahead of Thursday's trade deadline, acquiring ace pitcher Jon Lester in a deal for popular slugger Yoenis Cespedes. Now they have to figure out what to do with 10,000 T-shirts.
It seemed like July was a bit of a bad month for the Indiana Pacers, with Lance Stephenson bolting to Charlotte after what seemed like an unnecessary contract dispute and LeBron James signing with a division rival.