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Cowboys dump WR Whitehead after link to shoplifting arrest

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The Dallas Cowboys have released receiver and kick returner Lucky Whitehead after the third-year player was linked to a shoplifting arrest in his home state of Virginia, with his agent saying he believes it was a case of mistaken identity. More>>

Kershaw has back strain, not herniated disk like last season

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The Los Angeles Dodgers say they're encouraged that ace Clayton Kershaw's back problem doesn't seem as bad as his injury last year. More>>

Colts to put Andrew Luck on PUP for start of training camp

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Andrew Luck will go on the physically unable to perform list when the Indianapolis Colts report to training camp Saturday. More>>

Cavaliers name Koby Altman full-time general manager

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The Cavaliers have promoted Koby Altman to be their full-time general manager. More>>

Royals get pitchers Cahill, Maurer, Buchter from Padres

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The contending Kansas City Royals have acquired three pitchers from San Diego, getting starter Trevor Cahill, closer Brandon Maurer and reliever Ryan Buchter. The Royals gave up pitchers Matt Strahm and Travis Wood, minor leaguer Esteury Ruiz and cash. More>>

AP source: Free agent Derrick Rose agrees to deal with Cavs

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Two people familiar with the meeting say free agent Derrick Rose is meeting Monday with the Cleveland Cavaliers to discuss a contract. More>>

White Sox end 9-game slide with 3-1 win over Cubs

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Adam Engel and Matt Davidson homered and the White Sox snapped a nine-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the crosstown rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. More>>

Twins acquire LHP Jaime Garcia, Recker from Braves for Ynoa

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The Minnesota Twins have acquired veteran left-handed pitcher Jaime García, catcher Anthony Recker and cash considerations from the Atlanta Braves in exchange for minor league right-hander Huascar Ynoa. More>>

John Elway agrees to 5-year contract with Denver Broncos

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John Elway agrees to a five-year contract with the Denver Broncos on the eve of training camp. More>>

DeGrom wins 8th straight start, Mets hold off Padres 5-3

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Jacob deGrom won his eighth straight start and the New York Mets held on when pinch-hitter Jabari Blash's bid for a game-winning home run was barely foul to beat the San Diego Padres 5-3. DeGrom (12-3) gave up two runs in eight innings, striking out eight. More>>

LEADING OFF: Stanton surges, Devers debuts, Gray auditions

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LEADING OFF: Stanton surges, Devers debuts, Gray auditions. More>>

Mississippi's Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot

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Mississippi's Luke earns his dream job, but in a tough spot. More>>

NASCAR's Earnhardt Jr. headed to NBC broadcast booth in 2018

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. will join NBC Sports Group's coverage of stock car racing next year _ and there may be more options for NASCAR's most popular driver once he retires. More>>

New IndyCar aero kits bring back retro fit for fans, drivers

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The IndyCar Series is going retro, with designs from past decades that should improve safety. More>>

State attorney: No sex assault charges for Michael Irvin

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Sexual assault charges won't be filed against Michael Irvin, a former football star for the Dallas Cowboys and the University of Miami. More>>

Iron Lady seizes the moment at swimming world championships

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With Katie Ledecky taking the night off, Adam Peaty and Sarah Sjostrom share the spotlight at the world championships. More>>

Dantonio vows Spartans will 're-establish ourselves'

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Spartan coach Dantonio says program rocked by tragedy and dogged by disciplinary issues ready to move on. More>>

Spain's sports court opens disciplinary procedure vs. Villar

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Spain's administrative court for sport has initiated disciplinary procedures against the president of the Spanish football federation after he was arrested and jailed in a corruption probe. More>>

Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

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Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion everyone expected with a finish that no one imagined. More>>

Robert Kubica to test 2017 Renault car, fuels talk of return

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Robert Kubica's road to a remarkable Formula One return should be clearer after testing Renault's current car next week. More>>

Jerry Jones backs Elliott, puts on pre-camp show for Cowboys

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Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones reiterated his belief that star running back Ezekiel Elliott wasn't guilty of domestic violence in a case the NFL has been investigating for a year. More>>

Dodgers lose injured Kershaw, beat Braves 5-4 in 10

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Logan Forsythe singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 10th inning, lifting the Dodgers over the Atlanta Braves 5-4 to gain a split of the four-game series after Los Angeles lost injured starter Clayton Kershaw. More>>

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Strasburg ailing; Cubs get boost

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LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Strasburg ailing; Cubs get boost. More>>

Brazil's 1982 World Cup goalkeeper dies after heart attack

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Former Brazil goalkeeper Waldir Peres, a member of the 1982 World Cup team, dies aged 66 after a heart attack. More>>

Manchester City signs left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco

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Manchester City has announced the signing of left-back Benjamin Mendy from Monaco. More>>

Contreras homers as Quintana, Cubs beat Cards, tie Brewers

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Willson Contreras homers as Jose Quintana, Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 and tie Brewers for first place. More>>

Kasey Kahne ends victory drought at marathon Brickyard 400

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Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years. More>>

Make it a double: Ledecky begins worlds with a pair of golds

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China's Sun Yang got a bit of payback for his Olympic defeat by pulling away for a dominating win over rival Mack Horton of Australia in the men's 400-meter freestyle, the first swimming final of the world championships. More>>

O.J. Simpson had a 'conflict-free life'? Not really

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When O.J. Simpson told a parole board last week that he led a "conflict-free life" before going to prison for a bungled Las Vegas heist, he seemed to forget that he had some serious run-ins with the law. More>>

Jamaica stuns Mexico 1-0 to reach CONCACAF Gold Cup final

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Kemar Lawrence scored on an exquisite 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final with a 1-0 upset victory over Mexico. More>>

Hockey Hall of Famer Dick Gamble to get ring back

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A scuba-diving treasure hunter who found an American Hockey League Hall of Fame ring in one of New York's Finger Lakes is returning it to its owner. More>>

NL West-leading Dodgers lose Kershaw to DL with back injury

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Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings. More>>

Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

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Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship. More>>

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Strasburg ailing; Cubs get boost

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LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Strasburg ailing; Cubs get boost. More>>

Basketball Hall of Famer John Kundla dies at 101

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John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, has died at 101. More>>

Rookie Murray holds on at Barbasol for first PGA Tour title

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Rookie Grayson Murray won the Barbasol Championship for his first PGA Tour title, holing a 5-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory. More>>

Yankees win first series in 6 weeks, beat Mariners 6-4

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The New York Yankees won a series for the first time in six weeks when Aroldis Chapman struck out Ben Gamel with a runner on to preserve a 6-4 victory over Seattle, their third win in four games against the Mariners this weekend. More>>

Chelsea apology to China for player's offensive online posts

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Chelsea has apologized China for social media comments by Brazilian player Kenedy which it accepts "caused great offence and hurt the feelings" of the country during the Premier League champions' pre-season tour. More>>

Kim wins Marathon Classic; 2nd 2-time LPGA winner this year

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In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic to become the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour. More>>

Brickyard 400 resumes after 1-hour, 47-minute delay

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The Brickyard 400 has resumed after a 1-hour, 47-minute rain delay. More>>

Nationals' Strasburg leaves game after 2 innings

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Washington standout right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game after two innings. More>>

Dodgers trade reliever Sergio Romo to Rays

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The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded reliever Sergio Romo to the Tampa Bay Rays in a deal between playoff contenders. More>>

Tearful Bertens beats Kontaveit to win Gstaad Ladies title

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A tearful Kiki Bertens used an emotional change of ends in the deciding set of the Gstaad Ladies Championship final to beat Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday. More>>

Dempsey record goal, assist leads US into Gold Cup final

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Clint Dempsey fed Jozy Altidore for the go-ahead goal, then scored on a free kick to match Landon Donovan's American record with his 57th international goal and lead the United States over Costa Rica 2-0 and into the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game. More>>

Rookie from New Jersey wins World Series of Poker, $8.1M

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The marquee no-limit Texas Hold 'em main event of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas is down to the final three players vying for the top prize of more than $8.1 million. More>>

Team Sky rider Chris Froome wins 4th Tour de France title

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Defending champion Chris Froome is just hours from sealing a fourth Tour de France title as he sets off on the final stage of this year's race. More>>

The Latest: Spieth wins British Open

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Dustin Johnson stumbles on first hole, 10 back in British Open. More>>

The Latest: Pennsylvania man OK with 2nd at main poker event

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New Jersey's Scott Blumstein is this year's World Series of Poker champion. More>>

Bryant gallops home, Cubs rally in 8th, edge Cardinals 3-2

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Kris Bryant galloped home from first base on Anthony Rizzo's bloop double, capping a three-run rally in the eighth inning that sent the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 in the ever-tightening NL Central race. More>>

Philipp Lahm voted Germany's top player in his final season

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Lahm voted Germany's player of the season before retiring. More>>

Spieth sets out to try to add 3rd leg of career Grand Slam

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A record crowd at Royal Birkdale as Spieth takes 3-shot lead into final round of the British Open. More>>

Kyle Busch's closing qualifying flurry lands Indy pole

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Kyle Busch won the pole position as he chases an unprecedented third consecutive Brickyard 400 victory. More>>

Grace sets major championship record with 62 at British Open

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Amazing Grace! Branden Grace shoots 62 at British Open for lowest score in major championship history. More>>

Danilo joins City from Madrid, providing versatility at back

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Manchester City has signed Danilo from Real Madrid, increasing the Premier League club's threadbare options at full back after selling Aleksandar Kolarov to Roma. More>>

Spieth 1 round away from 3rd leg of Grand Slam

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Jordan Spieth shoots 65 in British Open to build 3-shot lead, move a big step closer to 3rd leg of career Grand Slam. More>>

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw aims at 16th

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LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw aims at 16th. More>>

Earnhardt backs wife, blames himself for 'Clash' debate

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Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his own statement Saturday. More>>

El Salvador's Romero, Ceren suspended after bites

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El Salvador defender Henry Romero was suspended for his nation's next 6 competitive matches and midfielder Darwin Ceren for the next 3, penalties announced after they bit American players during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal. More>>

Step by halting step, Nieto walks down aisle with his wife

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Step by halting step, former Olympic high jumper Jamie Nieto made good on his vow to walk wife Shevon down the aisle after their wedding and out the door to a waiting limousine. More>>

Santana drives in go-ahead run, Brewers end 6-game skid

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Santana drives in winning run, Brewers end 6-game skid with 9-8 win over Phillies. More>>

They're back! Grevers, Beisel return for another worlds

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Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel both thought their careers might be over, but here they are in Budapest for another world championships. More>>

Moore leads West past East 130-121 in WNBA All-Star Game

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Maya Moore scored 23 points, reigning league MVP Nneka Ogwumike added 22 points and the West outlasted the East 130-121 in the WNBA All-Star Game on Saturday, where most of the attention was on Seattle's Sue Bird. More>>

Scott Stallings shoots 60, takes 1-shot lead in Alabama

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Scott Stallings birdied the final hole for an 11-under 60 and a one-stroke lead in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. More>>

AP Sources: John Wall, Wiz agree to $170M, 4-year extension

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A person familiar with the deal tells the AP that All-Star point guard John Wall and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension that will take effect starting in the 2019 season. More>>

AP sources: Kyrie Irving asks Cavaliers to trade him

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A person familiar with the situation says All-Star guard Kyrie Irving has asked the Cleveland Cavaliers to trade him. More>>

18-year-old Nelly Korda takes Marathon Classic lead

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Nelly Korda birdied the final two holes for a 5-under 66 and a two-stroke lead in the Marathon Classic. More>>

Tom Terrific! Britain's Daley beats Chinese off big tower

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China has claimed two more gold medals at the at the world championships in Budapest. More>>

The Latest: Spieth will take a 3-shot lead into final round

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The first weekend score is in the books at the British Open _ and it's a good one. More>>

Spieth turns in a beauty on a nasty day at British Open

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Spieth, Kuchar, Koepka brace for a forecast of bad weather at British Open. More>>

7 students face hearings in Merchant Marine Academy probe

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A federal lawyer says seven suspended soccer players at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy face campus disciplinary hearings over allegations of sexual misconduct, coercion and hazing. More>>

Judge nearly leaves yard in Yankees' 5-1 win over Mariners

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Aaron Judge hit a colossal three-run homer that nearly left Safeco Field, and CC Sabathia allowed one run while pitching into the sixth inning of the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. More>>

Braves beat Dodgers 12-3 after Wood unravels in 1st loss

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Braves pitcher Jaime Garcia hit a grand slam off previously unbeaten Alex Wood to highlight Atlanta's 12-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers. More>>

LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley rivalry

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LEADING OFF: Trout vs Price; JD in desert; Wrigley Field rivalry; McHugh makes season debut, Salazar also returns from DL. More>>

Arizona starts with 3 homers, finishes 6-5 win in the 9th

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The Arizona Diamondbacks opened the game with three straight home runs off Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer and ended it with Brandon Drury's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning for a 6-5 victory. More>>

Matt Luke tries to pull together shattered Ole Miss program

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Luke tries pulling together shattered Ole Miss program. More>>

Freeze's fall at Ole Miss partially traced to Nutt's suit

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Hugh Freeze replaced Houston Nutt as Mississippi's football coach when he took the job, and now Nutt is at least partially responsible for Freeze's stunning downfall. More>>

Cincinnati Bengals' 'Pacman' Jones suspended 1 game

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Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones has been suspended for the regular-season opening game after his role in an altercation at a downtown Cincinnati hotel earlier this year. More>>

AP Source: Cavs to promote Koby Altman to full-time GM

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A person familiar with the decision says the Cleveland Cavaliers are promoting assistant Koby Altman to be their full-time general manager. More>>

D-backs open with back-to-back-to-back HRs

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David Peralta, A.J. Pollock and Jake Lamb hit back-to-back-to-back home runs for Arizona to start the first inning against Washington star Max Scherzer, the first time the Diamondbacks have started a game with three straight homers. More>>

AP Source: Pau Gasol agrees to 3-year deal with Spurs

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with the San Antonio Spurs. More>>

Ledecky prepares for another big week at world championships

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Katie Ledecky is preparing to swim 6,300 meters at the world swimming championships in Budapest, but she shrugs it off as no big deal. More>>

McGregor completes community service for pre-fight fracas

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UFC star Conor McGregor has completed the 25 hours of community service imposed by Nevada officials following a profanity-laced, bottle-throwing fracas with a rival during a pre-fight news conference last year in Las Vegas. More>>

Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

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Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final two holes for an 11-under 60 in the Barbasol Championship. More>>

Hall of Famer Roddick asked more about '09 loss than '03 win

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Andy Roddick says he gets asked more about his loss to Roger Federer in the 2009 Wimbledon final than his victory in the 2003 U.S. Open final. More>>

Gerina Piller maintains 1-shot lead in Marathon Classic

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Gerina Piller followed her opening 8-under 63 with a 68 to maintain a one-stroke in the Marathon Classic. More>>

Vets of the West vs. youth of the East in WNBA All-Star Game

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The WNBA has brought its All-Star Game to Seattle for the first time and it's probably appropriate the event is taking place out West where most of the league's big-name stars play. More>>

Cardinals score 9 in 8th, cool off Cubs with 11-4 win

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St. Louis Cardinals score 9 in 8th inning, cool off Chicago Cubs with 11-4 win. More>>

O.J. Simpson triumphant, others devastated as he gets parole Video included

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Barring any last-minute snafus, O.J. Simpson will walk out of prison a free man in about three months. More>>

The Latest: Spieth leading going into weekend at Birkdale

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Matt Kuchar is trying to set the target in blustery conditions at the British Open. More>>

Nastase banned from Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019

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Ilie Nastase has been banned from the Fed Cup and Davis Cup until 2019 because of his foul-mouthed comments and bad behavior as Romania's captain during a Fed Cup match against Britain. More>>

AP source: Cavaliers talking contract with Derrick Rose

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AP source says Cavaliers in contract talks with Derrick Rose, former NBA MVP. More>>

Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons

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Hugh Freeze resigns as Ole Miss football coach after 5 seasons; assistant Matt Luke named interim coach. More>>

Alex Bowman to replace Earnhardt Jr. in No. 88 car in 2018

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Hendrick Motorsports has picked 24-year-old Alex Bowman as Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s replacement next season. More>>

Biting criticism for El Salvador players for gnawing on US

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Biting criticism for El Salvador players, a day after pair of Americans gnawed on during CONCACAF Gold Cup match. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns

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LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns. More>>

Braves end Dodgers' 11-game winning streak with 6-3 victory

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Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves finally cooled off the sizzling Los Angeles Dodgers with a 6-3 victory that snapped their 11-game winning streak. More>>

Polanco homers, Pirates beat Brewers 4-2 for 4-game sweep

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Gregory Polanco homered, Chris Stewart added three hits and the Pittsburgh Pirates completed a four-game sweep of the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 4-2 victory. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

'Juice' will be loose: OJ Simpson granted parole in robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once more as he pleads for his freedom before parole board. More>>

The Latest: OJ Simpson is granted parole in armed robbery Video included

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O.J. Simpson's supporters have arrived at a Nevada prison where the incarcerated former football star will ask a parole board for his freedom. More>>

An All-American start to the British Open

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An ominous start to the British Open with rain, wind and big numbers. More>>

AP source: Sandoval to sign minor league deal with Giants

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A person with knowledge of his plans tells The Associated Press that Pablo Sandoval plans to sign a minor league contract to return to the San Francisco Giants. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns

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LEADING OFF: Cubs, Pirates gaining ground; Panda returns. More>>

Marlins trade RHP David Phelps to Mariners for 4 prospects

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Person familiar with situation says Marlins trade Phelps to Mariners for prospects. More>>

The Alps behind him, Froome has one hand on Tour win No. 4

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French rider Warren Barguil has triumphed on the barren slopes of the fearsome Col d'Izoard climb. More>>

Bartomeu tells AP that Xavi will coach Barcelona some day Video included

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu expects Xavi Hernandez will return to Barcelona and eventually coach the team he helped lead to 15 major titles. More>>

Capitol Hill Buzz: Miami fan Rubio ponders a Brady-free NFL

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, a lifelong fan of the Miami Dolphins, has grown weary of watching the New England Patriots rack up Super Bowl wins while his team watches from afar. More>>

The Latest: Official: NFL arena has panels like London tower

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Cleveland's chief building official says panels used on a city-owned NFL stadium are "similar if not identical" to those used on a London apartment tower that burned. More>>

Pep talk from caddie inspires McIlroy at British Open

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A pep talk by his caddie inspired Rory McIlroy's turnaround in his first round at the British Open. More>>

The Latest: Rahm escapes penalty for moving vine at Open

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Royal Birkdale bares its teeth as players find going difficult in early play. More>>

AP Interview: Barcelona says Neymar will not be sold

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AP Interview: Barcelona President Josep Bartomeu says Neymar will not be sold and that activating his release clause would cause any club to violate UEFA financial fair play rules. More>>

Blues avoid arbitration, sign Parayko to $27.5M, 5-year deal

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The St. Louis Blues signed defenseman Colton Parayko to a $27.5 million, five-year contract just before the sides were set to go to arbitration. More>>

TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nostradamus and braised beef in Provence

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TASTE OF THE TOUR: Nostradamus, red wine and braised beef for a grand day out in Provence. More>>

Fearsome 6th hole the ultimate test at Birkdale

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The sixth hole at Royal Birkdale has played the hardest on the course in each of the last two British Opens there. More>>

US survives bites, tops El Salvador 2-0 to advance

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Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj scored late in the first half and the U.S. beat El Salvador 2-0 in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal in which Henry Romero appeared to bite Jozy Altidore on the back of a shoulder and pull the American forward's nipple. More>>

Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's White Sox debut

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Kike Hernandez had two home runs to lead the surging Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win in a rain-shortened game, spoiling the Chicago White Sox debut of top prospect Yoan Moncada. More>>

Dallas police suspend probe into incident involving Elliott

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Dallas police have suspended an investigation into an incident at a bar involving Ezekiel Elliott, the latest off-field issue for the Cowboys' star running back. More>>

Arenado hits 3 homers, powers Rockies past Padres 18-4

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Nolan Arenado lined three homers as part of his five-hit afternoon and tied a career-high with seven RBIs, helping the Colorado Rockies complete a three-game sweep of the San Diego Padres with an 18-4 victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals. More>>

11 key players in OJ Simpson's parole hearing in Nevada Video included

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The Nevada parole board members who will decide if O.J. Simpson gets released from prison have experience in law enforcement, prisons, probation and social work. More>>

Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

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Mike Montgomery throws 6 strong innings, hits first career HR to lead streaking Cubs to 8-2 win over Braves. More>>

Sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse all in play at Open

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A guide to The Open, where sod, silversmith and a funky clubhouse are all in play. More>>

Key events in OJ Simpson's fall from sports hero, movie star Video included

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O.J. Simpson's story represents one of the most dramatic falls from grace in the history of American pop culture. More>>

From sports star to inmate: OJ Simpson to plead for parole Video included

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Decades after dazzling sports fans and movie audiences, an aging O.J. Simpson will ask for parole after spending more than eight years in a remote Nevada prison for armed robbery and assault with a weapon. More>>

Paxton, Gamel power Mariners to 4-1 win over Astros

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James Paxton had another strong start against Houston and rookie Ben Gamel powered the offense with a two-run homer to give the Seattle Mariners a 4-1 win over the Astros. More>>

Ginobili indicates he will return to Spurs for 16th season

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Manu Ginobili appears to be putting off retirement for at least another season. More>>

Rory McIlroy hoping to catch his wave at British Open

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Once the best in golf, Rory McIlroy hoping to reverse his form and catch another big wave at the British Open. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers chase 12th straight, Bryant heals. More>>

Dodgers win 11th straight, spoil Moncada's White Sox debut

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Kike Hernandez had two home runs to lead the surging Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-1 win in a rain-shortened game, spoiling the Chicago White Sox debut of top prospect Yoan Moncada. More>>

Berrios, Twins top Yankees 6-1 for elusive home series win

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Miguel Sano hit a three-run home run, Jose Berrios went strong into the seventh inning and the Minnesota Twins beat New York 6-1 to win their first home series against the Yankees in nine years. More>>

Pirates rookie Moroff beats Central-leading Brewers in 10th

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Max Moroff got his first career game-ending hit with a single in the 10th inning, pulling the Pittsburgh Pirates closer to the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers with a 3-2 victory. More>>

AHL allowing players on minor league deals to go to Olympics

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Players on American Hockey League contracts will be eligible to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics. More>>

Arena changes all 11 US starters for 2nd straight match

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U.S. coach Bruce Arena changed all 11 starters for the second straight game, inserting forwards Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore into the starting lineup for a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against El Salvador. More>>

Eager Yankees reinforcements embolden team for pennant drive

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The New York Yankees have ignited their pennant drive despite a midseason tailspin with a trio of major acqusitions. More>>

Panthers rehire Hurney as interim general manager

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The Panthers have re-hired Marty Hurney as their interim general manager. More>>

Crawford picks Timberwolves over Cavs, Warriors

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After meeting in the NBA Finals for three straight seasons, the Warriors and Cavaliers were in another duel this summer when both came calling for Jamal Crawford. More>>

Medals all around! Plenty of gold, silver, bronze at worlds

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Not everyone gets a medal at the world aquatic championships, but it sure seems that way. More>>

Aru falters, Froome soars in thin air of the Alps

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Tour de France rookie Primoz Roglic scaled the Tour de France's highest peak and then barreled down the other side while holding off the competition on the famed Galibier climb to win Stage 17. More>>

British Open hopes depend on British Open weather

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Luck of the draw: Getting the right tee time in the best of weather can make all the difference in the British Open. More>>

Big3 officials hopeful Iverson can return to court this week

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Even though its highlight player has played sparingly, the founders of the Big3 have been happy about the quality of play getting better as the league has reached the midpoint of the regular season. More>>

Former Auburn coach Tuberville joins ESPN as game analyst

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Former Auburn and Cincinnati football coach Tommy Tuberville is joining ESPN for the upcoming season as a game analyst. More>>

Helicopter carrying WWE exec makes emergency ocean landing

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The son of World Wrestling Entertainment CEO Vince McMahon was rescued unhurt from a helicopter that made an emergency landing in the ocean waters off New York. More>>

AP Exclusive: ONE Championship gets cash for major growth

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ONE Championship has secured a major equity investment from venture capital firm Sequoia India and investment firm Mission Holdings. More>>

Cubs' Bryant leaves game with sprained finger on left hand

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Cubs' Bryant leaves game against the Braves with apparent injury to his left hand. More>>

British Open officials draw line at hitting over grandstands

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Open officials call out of bounds on an idea to hit a shot over the grandstands at Royal Birkdale. More>>

USA Gymnastics names safe sport director amid abuse scandal

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USA Gymnastics is turning to a children's rights advocate and a former prosecutor to help an organization marred by a sexual abuse scandal. More>>

Montgomery homers as Cubs beat Braves 8-2 for 6th straight

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Mike Montgomery throws 6 strong innings, hits first career HR to lead streaking Cubs to 8-2 win over Braves. More>>

Tina Charles' double-double lifts Liberty over Sun 96-80

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New York's Tina Charles has 28 points and 17 rebounds for 9th double-double of the season, leads Liberty past Connecticut 96-80 before All-Star break. More>>

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The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle from the Chicago White Sox for reliever Tyler Clippard and three prospects. More>>

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The Diamondbacks acquired star outfielder J.D. Martinez from the Detroit Tigers for a package of prospects, hoping for a playoff boost. More>>

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Hanley Ramirez hit drive out of Fenway Park in the 15th inning, giving the Boston Red Sox a 5-4 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in a rain-delayed game that ended after 1 a.m. More>>

Breezier All-Star game sees bump to 9.3 million viewers

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Baseball's breezier All-Star game saw a turn-around in viewership from last year's record low. More>>

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Oklahoma State's Zach Sinor is already getting a kick out of his Heisman Trophy campaign. More>>

Sun's Miller to coach East in place of Liberty's Laimbeer

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Curt Miller has led the Connecticut Sun to the top of the Eastern Conference. More>>

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Clayton Kershaw pitched seven scoreless innings for his major league-leading 15th victory and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Chicago White Sox 1-0 for their 10th straight victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Frazier, 2 more to Yanks; JD Martinez to Dbacks

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys still exploring latest Elliott incident

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Astros put shortstop Correa on 10-day DL with thumb injury

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All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa of the Houston Astros is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a torn ligament in his left thumb. More>>

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No rest lately for Dustin Pedroia and these Boston Red Sox. The Red Sox kept up their recent rash of playing extra extra innings when they went into the 15th against the Toronto Blue Jays. More>>

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Asked to wear a Darth Vader costume at his introductory news conference with Pachuca, American Omar Gonzalez becomes defensive force. More>>

Wardrobe change: No home, road uniforms as NBA goes to Nike

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NBA teams are putting their traditional home and road uniforms back in the closet. More>>

Brewers catcher Vogt out at least a month with sprained knee

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Milwaukee Brewers catcher Stephen Vogt is out for at a least month with a sprained left knee following a collision at home plate. More>>

Ogwumike, Griner, Stewart headline WNBA All-Star reserves.

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Nneka Ogwumike, Brittney Griner and Breanna Stewart headline the western conference WNBA All-Star reserves. More>>

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The Minnesota Vikings' 52nd training camp in Mankato will be their last before moving to new facility in Eagan in 2018. More>>

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Hale Irwin says it's a long shot for John Elway to try to qualify for the 2018 U.S. Senior Open. More>>

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Spanish soccer executive, son arrested in corruption probe

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Rhule says Baylor committed to correct wrongs of the past

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Matt Rhule says Baylor is committed to correcting the wrongs of the past while moving forward after a sexual assault scandal. More>>

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New Texas coach Tom Herman knows young players don't know the winning Longhorns his generation knows. More>>

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Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL; get a haircut. More>>

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Seeds 5, 7 upset in 1st round of Hall of Fame tournament. More>>

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