Seattle RB Lynch begins expected holdout

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) Marshawn Lynch famously said during Super Bowl week that he was "all about that action, boss."

His action on Friday was defiance. The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks opened training camp and Lynch chose to stay away because of his current contract situation.

Beast Mode's status: absent and unhappy.

Red-hot Price tops BoSox, Rays' run at 8

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) David Price and the Tampa Bay Rays are on quite a roll.

Price won his sixth start in a row, Evan Longoria hit a three-run double, and the Rays earned their eighth straight victory by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-4 on Friday night. (MORE)

Puig has 3 triples as Dodgers rip Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Yasiel Puig was excited for his first start of the season in center field because it gave him more room to run and show off his unbelievable athleticism.

Instead, Puig's performance will be remembered for what he did with his bat and on the bases. (MORE)

Texans WR Johnson reports to camp

HOUSTON (AP) Andre Johnson had some issues with the Houston Texans.

In the end, they weren't serious enough to keep the star receiver off the field. (MORE)

Steelers to wait on Big Ben extension

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) The Pittsburgh Steelers want to reward Ben Roethlisberger for the two Super Bowls he's already won while also making sure the talent around their quarterback is good enough to make a legitimate run at a third ring.

Doing both at the same time isn't an option, at least not this year. (MORE)

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