SbB LIVE FROM LA (Aug 1, 2014 @ 11:04am ET)
12:15 PM: A Rhode Island man says lawyers for Real Madrid soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo are wanting him to give up his U.S. trademark of "CR7".
12:00 PM: Calgary Stampeders QB Bo Levi Mitchell hopes to set a new CFL record with his eight straight win to start his CFL career in Friday's game against the B.C. Lions.
11:45 AM: Philadelphia Flyers goalie Steve Mason suffered a broken right pinkie finger while playing in a game in Oakville, Ontario last Sunday.
11:30 AM: U.S. golfer Dustin Johnson announced he will not take part in this year's Ryder Cup: "I will use this time to seek professional help for personal challenges I have faced."
11:15 AM: The boxing gloves Muhammad Ali wore for his 1971 fight with Joe Frazier were recently sold at auction for $388,375.
11:00 AM: The Ricketts family, owners of the Chicago Cubs, will hold a political fundraiser at Wrigley Field on August 12 for Nebraska Republican governor candidate Pete Ricketts.
10:45 AM: Yoenis Cespedes tweeted after being traded to the Boston Red Sox: "Oakland, you gave me your heart and your love. Many fun, winning times in A's Nation. Thank you. New chapter for me. Remember #JustWinBaby
10:30 AM: Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon tweeted on Thursday: "No fun losing a David Price. Hate it. But we have to do what is best for our group. Continue to move it forward and that's what we've done."
10:15 AM: Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch ended his holdout on Thursday after receiving $1.5 million more in guaranteed contract money.
10:00 AM: Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond was upset with an eighth inning double play that was overturned after a six-minute instant replay delay: "To lose a ballgame tonight on that play is a joke. It's an absolute joke."
9:00 PM: The University of Houston will hold a press conference Friday to sign 15-year-old Jacolby Rogers to a national football letter of intent. Rogers suffers from renal disease and is on a kidney transplant waiting list.
8:45 PM: Tennis player Caroline Wozniacki announced Thursday that she will be running in this year's New York City Marathon to help support the Team for Kids charity.
8:30 PM: The Tolleson, Arizona fire department was called in to help rescue a small dog who managed to get his head stuck in a small opening of a brick wall.
8:15 PM: Pitcher David Price tweeted Thursday after he was traded from Tampa Bay to Detroit: "wow...what a day!! Rays fans THANK YOU!! Great Chapter of my life just ended...ready to start a new one with the Tigers!! Thanks again"
8:00 PM: Police have arrested a suspect in the shooting death of a Fort Bend, Texas businessman during a poker game robbery at a Stafford, Texas office park.