For Rubio and more, passing of trade deadline brought relief

MIAMI (AP) — Ricky Rubio was trying desperately to take his own advice. Minnesota's point guard told anyone who would listen to him not to worry about the trade deadline, or fret about what moves might be coming.

  • Written by TIM REYNOLDS , AP Basketball Writer

Feeling the (g)love: Indians shortstop Lindor in high demand

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Just this week, Francisco Lindor has given a hitting lesson on national television, modeled for commercial shoots and magazine cover, even worn a uniform outfitted with electrical sensors as the subject of a sports science experiment.

  • Written by TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer

Pete Rose appears on Phillies' wall of fame ballot

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose is on the ballot for the Philadelphia Phillies' wall of fame, his first association with the team since he was banned from baseball in 1989.