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5 things to watch for weekend at The Barclays

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In a span of two weeks, Adam Scott lost his No. 1 ranking and then ended the year without a major. More>>

Smith, Vick toss TDs in Jets' 35-24 loss to Giants

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Geno Smith and Michael Vick each threw touchdown passes with the New York Jets' starting offense, and the defense mostly shut down Eli Manning before the Giants' backups rallied for a 35-24 preseason victory Friday... More>>

US picks 12-man roster for basketball World Cup

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The U.S. has picked the 12 players it believes can defend its world basketball title. More>>

Green-Beckham to sit at OU after NCAA decision

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Dorial Green-Beckham will not be allowed to play for Oklahoma this season after the NCAA denied the school's request for a waiver that would have made the talented receiver eligible to play immediately. More>>

Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

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As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to... More>>

Orozco takes lead at US gymnastics championships

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There were times during John Orozco's grueling rehab after he tore the ACL in his left knee during a post-Olympic tour two years ago that he figured his gymnastics career was done. More>>

Wiggins: rare No. 1 pick traded before rookie year

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The wait is almost over. More>>

Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1

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Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field. More>>

AP Source: Machado 'probably' having knee surgery

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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will "probably" have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee. More>>

Harvick wins Bristol pole; 5th of this season

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Kevin Harvick has become the best qualifier in NASCAR's top series, at least for this season. More>>

Selig hasn't changed outlook about Rose

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As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling. More>>

Boston's Farrell: Castillo is "exciting, athletic"

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Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player." More>>

Injured minor leaguer airlifted, game suspended

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A minor league player in the New York Mets' organization could soon be released from the hospital after he was airlifted from the field Friday because of a head injury. More>>

Davis' accomplishments still inspire despite loss

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Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks. More>>

Scott, Tringale tied for the lead at Barclays

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Now that the majors are over, Adam Scott is going after the only big prize left this year - a shot at the $10 million FedEx Cup title. More>>

AP PHOTOS: A look back at Mo'ne Davis' tournament

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Mo'ne Davis' moment is over. Her legacy may just be beginning. More>>

Column: A salute to football's worst of the worst

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This isn't another column about Florida State or Alabama. More>>

Versatile Martin looks to earn 49ers roster spot

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Early in his career, Jonathan Martin had a harder time keeping plays straight while shifting from one side of the offensive line to the other. More>>

Chase outsiders not leaving anything to chance

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It's the kind of jumble that can make even the most seasoned driver nervous. More>>

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

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An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business. More>>

Browns' Gordon in limbo awaiting NFL ruling

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Josh Gordon smiled as he walked off the field on an insufferably muggy day. Nothing, it seemed, was bothering him. More>>

Vikings adding $19M to stadium project

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The Minnesota Vikings are kicking in another $19.7 million for their new stadium to make sure it has the features they want. More>>

Chiefs OT Stephenson suspended for PEDs violation

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Chiefs offensive tackle Donald Stephenson was suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season Friday for violating the league's performance-enhancing substance policy, a massive blow to an already... More>>

Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

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Even in Cleveland, League Park probably doesn't mean much to a casual baseball fan. The former home of the Cleveland Indians sat neglected and largely forgotten for decades in a not-so-well-traveled east side... More>>

Manziel fined $12,000 for middle finger flip

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Johnny Manziel has been slapped on the finger. More>>

Mercury's Brondello, Griner earn WNBA awards

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Sandy Brondello guided the Phoenix Mercury to the best record in WNBA history and Brittney Griner's defense was a big reason why. More>>

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga

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He already knows Bayern is fast, and now Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is going to give the 3-year-old colt a chance to see how far he can stretch his speed. More>>

Phelps gets relay gold on international comeback

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Michael Phelps is back on top of the podium. More>>

Source: Wolves get Young as part of Love trade

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The Minnesota Timberwolves secured the final piece they wanted in a blockbuster Kevin Love trade. More>>

Good start for Van Pelt in playoff opener

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Bo Van Pelt began the FedEx Cup playoffs by going fishing for stripers, which is not unusual for a guy living in Oklahoma. More>>

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Dodgers beat Padres 2-1 behind Kershaw's 10 Ks

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The first-place Dodgers have staged plenty of comebacks this season. Just not after seven innings. More>>

Angels complete sweep with 2-0 win at Boston

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Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. More>>

Foles, offense sharp as Eagles beat Steelers

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This was more like last year's Eagles. More>>

AP Source: Phoenix has top coach, defensive player

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Phoenix's Sandy Brondello is the WNBA's coach of the year and Mercury center Brittney Griner is the defensive player of the year, said a person close to the... More>>

AP source: Griner's WNBA defensive player of year

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer A person close to the situation says Phoenix's Brittney Griner has won the WNBA defensive player of the year award. More>>

World champ Biles leads at US gymnastics nationals

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Simon Biles and her coach Aimee Boorman don't talk about the pressure that comes with being a world champion. More>>

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

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Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City. More>>

Cancer-stricken Cooper leads Dream into playoffs

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Michael Cooper remembers the day well. The sun was shining bright, yet the notorious Atlanta heat wasn't too stifling. The sky was a brilliant blue, speckled with only a few puffy white clouds. More>>

Lynx's Moore wins WNBA MVP award

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Maya Moore put up incredible numbers all season for Minnesota. Now she's got her first WNBA MVP award. More>>

Ryu sets course record at Canadian Women's Open

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On the eve of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, So Yeon Ryu, Na Yeon Choi and Inbee Park got together for dinner with some fellow South Korean golfers. More>>

Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

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Denard Span and the Washington Nationals ran off with another victory. More>>

McIlroy stumbles to 74, worst start in 2 months

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Rory McIlroy took a week to celebrate his blockbuster summer and paid for it in The Barclays with his worst start in two months. More>>

Mo'ne Davis brings big ratings to Little League

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Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start drew record-setting television viewership for the Little League World Series. More>>

Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

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A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took... More>>

Kent State '54' helmets to honor deceased teammate

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Kent State coach Paul Haynes says players grieving the death of center Jason Bitsko plan to honor him by wearing his number 54 on their helmets this season. More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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The Tampa Bay Rays overcame a masterful performance by David Price. More>>

Manziel, Browns agree he's not ready to start

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On one knee and far from the action, quarterback Johnny Manziel leaned on his orange helmet and watched. More>>

Marrone upset by Bills lack of practice discipline

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Bills coach Doug Marrone blew up at his players on Thursday, sending a message that he's fed up with too many fights and post-whistle shoving matches during practice. More>>

Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

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Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family. More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

Teams test out a new helmet, but does it work?

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By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer Arkansas coach Bret Bielema proudly posted a message on Twitter last spring that featured the Razorbacks' new helmets - a futuristic design by Riddell called the... More>>

Cowboys LB Holloman has career-ending neck injury

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The Dallas Cowboys said Thursday that linebacker DeVonte Holloman has a career-ending neck injury related to a spinal problem that kept him out almost half of his rookie season a year ago. More>>

5 challengers sign up for next America's Cup

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By BERNIE WILSON AP Sports Writer Only five challengers have signed up for the chance to take on software billionaire Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA in the 2017 America's Cup. More>>

Serena Williams to face Townsend in Open 1st round

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Serena Williams will face an up-and-coming American player in the first round of the U.S. Open. More>>

Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke Video included

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Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. More>>

Ledecky wins 2 gold; Missy Franklin misses out

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Katie Ledecky grinned and nodded her head, very slightly, in a show of approval as she surveyed the times on the scoreboard for the 800-meter freestyle. More>>

The finish line is in sight on the PGA Tour

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Rory McIlroy isn't just biding his time for the next seven months until the Masters and his chance to complete the career Grand Slam. More>>

The finish line is in sight on the PGA Tour

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Rory McIlroy isn't just biding his time for the next seven months until the Masters and his chance to complete the career Grand Slam. More>>

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Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. More>>

Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

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Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage. More>>

Bouchard, Wozniacki upset at Connecticut Open

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Third-seeded Eugenie Bouchard of Canada and four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark both suffered straight-set upsets Wednesday in the second round of the Connecticut Open. More>>

US routs Dominicans in exhibition as Rose rests

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Derrick Rose heard the fans chanting his name, and yes, he would've loved to give them what they wanted. More>>

3 Ferguson area schools practice at Rams facility

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Courtland Griffin has attempted to keep the lives of his McCluer North football players as normal as possible despite the upheaval in their community: Ferguson, Missouri. More>>

Steelers' Bell, Blount set to face pot charges

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Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be charged with marijuana possession following a traffic stop Wednesday afternoon. More>>

Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas. More>>

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

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Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years. More>>

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

Rex, Giants RB spice up 'Snoopy Bowl' rivalry

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Rex Ryan was up to the task of firing up a good, old preseason rivalry. More>>

Rose sits out US exhibition vs Dominican Republic

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Derrick Rose is sitting out the U.S. national's team exhibition game against the Dominican Republic on Wednesday night, with coach Mike Krzyzewski saying he wants to look at other guards. More>>

Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

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Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over. More>>

PAT experiment: 8 missed extra points

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Reviews have been mixed around the league for the NFL's experiment with longer kicks on extra points. More>>

Hoyer beats injury, Manziel to win starting job

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Brian Hoyer defied long odds - and stiff-armed Johnny Football - to keep his dream job. More>>

Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

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St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys. More>>

Tony Stewart skips 3rd race after Ward's death

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Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. More>>

Settlement reached in Moore-Bertuzzi lawsuit

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A settlement has been reached in Steve Moore's lawsuit against NHL forward Todd Bertuzzi, more than 10 years after the bloody, on-ice attack ended Moore's career. More>>

Titans take challenge for former LB Shaw with ALS

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Tim Shaw started noticing weakness in his muscles late in 2012 while playing linebacker as a special teams captain for the Tennessee Titans. Team doctors ran test after test on him in 2013 trying to find the sports injury... More>>

Kent State starting center dies at 21

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Kent State football player Jason Bitsko, who was slated to start at center for the Golden Flashes this season, died Wednesday. More>>

On day 2 after Miller's injury, Buckeyes moving on

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When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened. More>>

Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

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Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. More>>

Cowboys worth more than $3 billion, tops in NFL

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The Dallas Cowboys are the first U.S. sports franchise to top $3 billion in value. More>>

Serena Williams seeded No. 1 at US Open; Halep 2nd

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Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title. More>>

Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

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A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the... More>>

Reality check for Phelps at Pan Pacific Champs

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Michael Phelps got a reminder of just how challenging his return to international competition may be when he was asked whether he was good enough to even reach a final at the Pan Pacific Championships this week. More>>

Franklin in doubt for Pan Pacs with back problem

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Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin swam in a local pool to test her injured back on Wednesday and is still hopeful of competing at the Pan Pacific championships. More>>

Age no opponent for some of NFL's veteran stars

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There's something stunning happening on Michael Vick's head. More>>

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Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

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Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. More>>

Top-seed Simona Halep upset at Connecticut Open.

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Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova. More>>

Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

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Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought. More>>

Browns not ready to name starting quarterback

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This summer saga, packed with drama, celebrity and clumsiness, isn't quite over for the Browns. More>>

As Durant steps back, US team is moving forward

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While Kevin Durant takes a step back, the U.S. national team is moving forward. More>>

Ohio State: Injured QB Miller done for the season

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Ohio State star quarterback Braxton Miller will miss the 2014 season, dealing a severe blow to the fifth-ranked Buckeyes' national title hopes. More>>

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

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Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team. More>>

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

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Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

Islanders announce sale of minority stake of club

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The New York Islanders are selling a minority stake of the team, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years. More>>

Colleges add luxury touches to new stadiums

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Lining the brightly lit hallways of Populous, one of the leading architectural firms behind college sports, there are hundreds of scale models and graphic renderings of college football stadiums in various stages of... More>>

MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Sports Writer Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the... More>>

Kluwe, Vikings reach settlement to avert lawsuit

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The Minnesota Vikings and former punter Chris Kluwe said Tuesday they reached a settlement averting a lawsuit over Kluwe's claim that the team wrongfully released him last year because of his outspoken support for... More>>

Redskins show solidarity with Ferguson protest

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The "Hands up, don't shoot" protest has made its way to the NFL. More>>

Nadal won't defend US Open title because of wrist

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By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Reigning champion Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open because of an injury for the second time in three years Monday, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as... More>>

Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

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Luis Suarez is ready to put his biting days behind him. More>>

Russia resists demands to cut number of stadiums

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Russia is resisting demands from FIFA to reduce the number of stadiums for the 2018 World Cup from 12 to 10. More>>

MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

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Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference. More>>

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Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

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If the Cleveland Browns pick a quarterback based solely on numbers, there's not much either Johnny Manziel or Brian Hoyer did to show he deserves the job. More>>

Cardinals DT Dockett tears ACL, out for season

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Arizona Cardinals defensive tackle Darnell Dockett, one of the most durable players in the NFL over the past decade, tore the ACL in his right knee during practice Monday and will undergo season-ending surgery. More>>

Manziel's gesture taints Browns' loss to Redskins

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Johnny Manziel raised his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench as he returned to the huddle late in the third quarter. It was one of the few times a Cleveland Browns quarterback actually found his intended... More>>

LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

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Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said the last time he was part of three consecutive walk-off wins he was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

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Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field. More>>

Oklahoma RB Mixon suspended for season

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Oklahoma has suspended freshman running back Joe Mixon for the season after he pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor charge of assault. More>>

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

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On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus. More>>

Gronk in contact drills for 1st time since surgery

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Go ahead and hit Rob Gronkowski on his right knee. See if he cares. More>>

Steve Ballmer debuts as LA Clippers owner

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Sweating, clapping and shouting until he was nearly hoarse, Steve Ballmer introduced himself to Los Angeles Clippers fans at a rally on Monday celebrating his new ownership of the NBA team. More>>

Army grad Coach K takes USA team to West Point

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On the first day of classes at the United States Military Academy, he was clearly the big man on campus. More>>

Simms, Dungy likely not to use 'Redskins' on TV

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Two influential NFL voices - including CBS lead analyst Phil Simms, who will handle Washington's Week 4 game - said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise. More>>

Neymar, Suarez play 1st game since World Cup exits

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Neymar and Luis Suarez played for the first time since their dramatic World Cup exits, with the Brazilian star scoring twice Monday and showing no signs of his devastating back injury in Barcelona's 6-0 rout of Mexican... More>>

BALLOT BREAKDOWN: FSU No. 1 in AP preseason poll

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Associated Press preseason Top 25 is out. Take a look at how the ballots break down, and find out what to watch for when the college football season begins... More>>

Chiefs' Charles sidelined by freak slip down hill

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Jamaal Charles made it through every hit from Derrick Johnson, every shot from Eric Berry and every tackle from the rest of the Chiefs' defense during three weeks at Missouri Western. More>>

Fan suffers heart attack during 49ers game, dies

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A man who collapsed during the San Francisco 49ers' debut game at Levi's Stadium has died. More>>

APNewsBreak: Ex Iowa coach denies bullying players

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Longtime Iowa women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum tells The Associated Press that her firing was unwarranted and was based on false claims by former players that she bullied and mistreated them. More>>

Power builds points lead after winning Milwaukee

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Juan Pablo Montoya and Tony Kanaan finally caught up with Milwaukee Mile winner Will Power at the post-race celebration, lathering his head with cream puffs. More>>

Tricky 18th hole helps Villegas win Wyndham

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Camilo Villegas got some help from an unlikely source on his way to his first victory in a while. More>>

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

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With fireworks reverberating all around as the LPGA Tour marked the end of an era, Inbee Park soaked in the moment. More>>

Restart helps Gordon to victory at Michigan

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Jeff Gordon's third Sprint Cup win of the season came down to one crucial restart. More>>

Griner helps Mercury set WNBA record with 29th win

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Brittney Griner isn't surprised by the Phoenix Mercury's success this season. Not even her team's record-setting 29 wins. More>>

Inbee Park wins LPGA Championship

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Calm under the intense pressure of a playoff at a major, Inbee Park added another title to her impressive LPGA Tour resume. More>>

Pole-sitter Power wins at Milwaukee Mile

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With traffic ahead and teammate Juan Pablo Montoya closing in from behind, Will Power stepped on the accelerator. More>>

Federer, Serena Williams win at Cincinnati

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By now, everyone knows Roger Federer's itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner's trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the U.S. Open. More>>

Villegas claims 1-stroke win at Wyndham

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When Camilo Villegas finished his final round in the Wyndham Championship, he was hoping to get into a playoff. More>>

Gordon races to first win at Michigan since 2001

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It had been 13 years since Jeff Gordon's last victory at Michigan - which came during the same season as his most recent championship on NASCAR's top series. More>>

15-year-old Windle wins men's 10-meter title

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Jordan Windle is a national champion diver before he's old enough to be a licensed driver. More>>

Kelly: No change needed in how Notre Dame recruits

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Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly on Saturday dismissed talk that he needs to do a better job of recruiting players who are better students to avoid the academic problems that have plagued the football program for the past 15... More>>

Manziel says he's not ready for opener _ yet

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Johnny Manziel, so full of swagger and cool, understands his limitations. He's only a rookie. More>>

Larson quickly exits car after it catches fire

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With flames visible at the front and back of his car, Sprint Cup rookie Kyle Larson had to get out quickly after crashing into the wall near the midway point of Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway. More>>

AP poll: defending champion Florida St is No. 1

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Jameis Winston and defending national champion Florida State are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason college football poll. More>>

AP Source: Marion to sign with Cavaliers

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Shawn Marion wanted another shot at an NBA title. He'll get it playing with LeBron James. More>>

Griner helps Mercury beat Sparks for 28th win

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It's already been a special weekend for Brittney Griner, and if things go well on Sunday, that's just a bonus. More>>

Panthers QB Newton ready for return to field

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Cam Newton will see his first game action since undergoing ankle surgery in March when the Carolina Panthers host the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. More>>

Rose hears cheers as US beats Brazil 95-78

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The roars for Derrick Rose started with the pregame introductions and did not fade until the final buzzer. More>>

Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

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On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2... More>>

Serena Williams edges Wozniacki to reach final

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Serena Williams rallied to advance to the Western & Southern Open final, and Roger Federer moved into position Saturday night for his sixth title in the tournament. More>>

Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

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David Price got into a sticky situation in the eighth, and Brad Ausmus decided to leave the ace in the game. More>>

US marshals capture fugitive fighter War Machine

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Fugitive mixed martial arts fighter War Machine was arrested Friday in California on suspicion of beating his ex-girlfriend so severely in Las Vegas that she feared for her life. More>>

Kevin Sutherland shoots 1st 59 on Champions Tour

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Kevin Sutherland was only eight holes into his round Saturday at the Dick's Sporting Goods Open and already thinking about a 59. More>>

Hill to take over at QB for Manziel at Texas A&M

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Kenny Hill is taking over for Johnny Football. More>>

Van Gaal loses first game at Manchester United

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Louis van Gaal lost his first Premier League game with Manchester United on Saturday, with Swansea winning 2-1 to become the first away team since 1972 to open the season with a victory at Old Trafford. More>>

Nick Watney takes 1-stroke lead at Wyndham

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Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday. More>>

49ers gear up for first game at Levi's Stadium

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Colin Kaepernick understands the legacy left by Hall of Famers Joe Montana, Jerry Rice, Steve Young and so many others during a historic four-decade run at Candlestick Park. More>>

Fan takes free kick in West Ham-Spurs game

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A fan ran onto the field during Saturday's Premier League game between West Ham and Tottenham and took a free kick before being chased away by a steward. More>>

Stars clinch playoff spot, extend Hammon's career

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Becky Hammon's historic new career will have to wait. Her teammates with the San Antonio Stars are not ready to let their beloved teammate exit the WNBA just yet. More>>

Pick 6: College football coaches on the rise

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Now that Chris Petersen has left Boise State for Washington, college football needs another coach from outside the so-called Big 5 conferences that will have... More>>

Pick 6: Coaches on the hot seat entering 2014

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Coaches often say they are always on the hot seat. That might be true, but some seats are hotter than others. More>>

Youth Olympics open in China amid Ebola worries

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Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday's opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection. More>>

ND looking at 4 football players in academic probe

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Notre Dame is facing the possibility of losing three starters before the football season has even begun after another embarrassing hit for a university that prides itself on high academic standards. More>>

Back on the US team; step 1 complete for Phelps

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Michael Phelps is acting like the new guy on the team, introducing himself to swimmers he doesn't know and trying to make some new friends. More>>

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