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Toronto Blue Jays place Francisco Liriano on DL with sore shoulder

TORONTO — The Blue Jays placed left-hander Francisco Liriano on the 10-day disabled list with a sore shoulder on Thursday and recalled right-hander Leonel Campos from Triple-A Buffalo. Liriano allowed a season-worst seven runs in two-plus innings against Cleveland on Wednesday, failing to finish four

Eddie Royal released by Chicago Bears after two seasons

CHICAGO — The Bears released veteran wide receiver Eddie Royal, the team announced Thursday. Royal signed a three-year deal with Chicago worth $10 million guaranteed in 2015, but played in just 18 games for the Bears because of injuries. Royal’s two-year stint in Chicago produced

Mayo not looking back in anger

Cillian O’Connor insists Mayo have moved on from last year’s All-Ireland final heartbreak against Dublin. Despite scoring nine frees in the replayed decider, O’Connor missed a late one deep in injury time that would have levelled the game. While the Ballintubber man admits the defeat

Chelsea had luck, but we’re close

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes his side are not that far behind champions-elect Chelsea despite the 14-point gap in the Premier League table. The Reds have taken four points off Antonio Conte’s side, including a victory at Stamford Bridge, which is more than any other

Simona Halep reaches semifinals of Madrid Open

MADRID — Third-seeded Simona Halep of Romania reached the semifinals of the Madrid Open by beating American Coco Vandeweghe in less than an hour Thursday. “I was a little bit nervous, to be honest, before the match, because she has a big serve,” Halep said

Kennelly salutes O’Connor’s ‘incredible’ AFL impact

Tadhg Kennelly has hailed fellow Kerryman Mark O’Connor’s instant adaptation to Aussie Rules ahead of the 20-year-old’s AFL debut this weekend. Two-time minor All-Ireland winner O’Connor, who only moved to Australia on a two-year international rookie contract last October, has been drafted into the Geelong senior

Anderson Silva won’t fight in UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio

Anderson Silva will officially not fight at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio de Janeiro, the promotion announced on Thursday. Silva (34-8) was originally scheduled to fight Kelvin Gastelum in his native Brazil, but that fight fell through when it was revealed last month