Nationals' Strasburg wins 16th consecutive decision

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg so badly wanted to start the Washington Nationals' first game after the break that he gave up the chance to pitch in the All-Star Game in his hometown of San Diego.

  • Written by STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer

Brady to drop appeal, serve 4-game 'Deflategate' suspension

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady said on Friday he will stop fighting his suspension for "Deflategate," a scandal that tarnished the reputation of one of the sport's best players, tested the authority of Commissioner Roger Goodell and exposed rifts inside the league office.

  • Written by JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer