Giants Place Matt Cain on DL

1 Cain.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1406045424226Jason O. Watson/Getty Images (PHILADELPHIA) -- The San Francisco Giants placed pitcher Matt Cain on the 15-day disabled list due to elbow inflammation on Monday. Cain was scheduled to start on Tuesday night against the Phillies, but will be replaced by Yusmeiro Petit.

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Mark Teixeira: Back Has Been 'Pretty Painful'

6-26-13 Tex A.jpg?__SQUARESPACE_CACHEVERSION=1406046146211Robert Rogers/MLB Photos via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has been battling a lower lat strain for the past few weeks that will keep him out of the lineup the next few days. Teixeira got an MRI on Sunday that revealed a Grade 1 strain of the latissimus dorsi muscle on the left side of his back and said he experienced the pain in mid-June.

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ESPN: Donald Sterling Meets with Steve Ballmer

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_fa7a85a0ce.jpg (NEW YORK) --  Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling met with former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Monday in Los Angeles to discuss the pending sale of the team, according to ESPN. Sterling and Ballmer met for about 90 minutes at Sterling's house in Beverly Hills in their first face-to-face meeting since Ballmer negotiated the record-setting sale with Shelly Sterling on May 29.  Sources say it was a "friendly conversation."

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Mike Pettine: Manziel Will Be a 'Non-Story' in Camp

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_d562cd5cf8.jpgElsa/Getty Images (BEREA, Ohio) --  Johnny Manziel's off-field activity has been a major story dating back to his days at Texas A&M, but Cleveland Browns head coach Mike Pettine believes it will "be a non-story" once training camp kicks off this weekend. "It's something that was a hot topic for the offseason just because of who he is," Pettine said.

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Top WR Nate Craig Commits to Auburn

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2014-07_0474cdd252.jpgBananaStock/Getty Images (NEW YORK) --  Nate Craig, the No. 1 wide receiver and No. 6 player overall in the ESPN Junior 300, verbally committed to play football for the University of Auburn on Monday night. Craig chose the Tigers over USC, Ohio State, and Alabama.

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