Leishman takes early control at Firestone

(Reuters) – Australian Marc Leishman, maintaining his recent good form, upstaged the game’s biggest names as he charged into a one-shot lead in the opening round of the elite WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio on Thursday.


Tigers, A’s add aces in MLB arms race

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Division leaders Detroit and Oakland forged an American League arms race as the Tigers got David Price from Tampa Bay and the A’s dealt for Boston’s Jon Lester in a frenzied finish to Thursday’s trade deadline.