Cahill dominant, A's tie Astros for 1st

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Athletics were an average team two months ago, a dozen games behind the Houston Astros and closer to the bottom of the AL West than the top.

Well, look at the A's now.

Trevor Cahill pitched one-hit ball for seven shutout innings and the Athletics kept up their unlikely turnaround, tying Houston for the division lead by beating the Astros 7-1 Saturday.

Red Sox ace Sale goes back on DL

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He's just frustrated that he's back on the disabled list. (MORE)

Browns' Gordon back after health absence

CLEVELAND (AP) Josh Gordon kept his word and "humbly" returned to the Cleveland Browns. All they can do is hope he stays clean.

The former Pro Bowl receiver Saturday ended an extended absence from training camp to deal with his health. He has missed most of the past four seasons because of numerous violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy. (MORE)

Ronaldo debuts in dramatic Juventus win

VERONA, Italy (AP) A smile, a wink and a thumbs-up: Cristiano Ronaldo didn't seem too perturbed at not scoring on his Juventus debut.

The 33-year-old forward appeared relaxed after Saturday's 3-2 victory against Chievo Verona and, although Ronaldo did not stop to speak to reporters, he responded with those gestures when asked how he felt his debut had gone. (MORE)

DeGrom beats Phils with CG, ERA now 1.71

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jacob deGrom didn't take any chances of being lifted after a rain delay. Then, the New York Mets ace finished off one of his best performances of the year.

DeGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, leading the Mets over the Philadelphia Phillies 3-1 Saturday. (MORE)

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