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4-run 7th costs A’s in loss to Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — All it took was one bad play and one bad inning to derail the Oakland Athletics.

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Raiders embrace new expectations Going into camp

NAPA (AP) — Coach Jack Del Rio walked off the field after the first training camp practice and was quickly asked about the “buzz” surrounding his ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | Raiders embrace  new expectations Going into camp Comments 0 Comments

Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyrie Irving scored 13 points, DeMarcus Cousins powered a dominant performance in the paint, and the United States pulled away from Venezuela for ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | Cousins, Irving help lift US to ugly win Comments 0 Comments

49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal

SANTA CLARA (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers signed defensive lineman B.J. McBryde to a two-year deal Friday.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | 49ers sign defensive lineman to 2-year deal Comments 0 Comments

Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Phil Mickelson walked off the first green with a disgusted look on his face, as if he’d thrown away any ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | Mickelson makes cut, McIlroy going home  Comments 0 Comments

Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:21 p.m. | | Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead Comments 0 Comments

Padres starters Cashner, Rea to Marlins in 7-player deal

MIAMI (AP) — Buyers at the trade deadline for a change, the Miami Marlins believe they now have enough starting pitching to make a playoff push.

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:20 p.m. | | Padres starters Cashner, Rea  to Marlins in 7-player deal Comments 0 Comments

IOC board to review Rio final preparations

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:20 p.m. | | IOC board to review  Rio final preparations Comments 0 Comments

US women’s overwhelms Canada

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Just after the United States routed Canada by 40 points, Geno Auriemma and his UConn greats posed for a group photo on ...

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Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open

WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women’s British Open, leaving her a stroke ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:20 p.m. | | Mirim Lee remains ahead in Women’s British Open Comments 0 Comments

Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Earnhardt

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans outside the media center, all screaming for an autograph from a ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:20 p.m. | | Jeff Gordon  willing to sub for Earnhardt Comments 0 Comments

Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65

HAYWARD (AP) — Stephan Jaeger backed up his record 12-under 58 with a 65 on Friday, giving him a five-stroke lead halfway through the Web.com ...

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Posted: jul. 29, 2016 11:19 p.m. | | Ellie Mae Classic leader follows record 58 with 65 Comments 0 Comments

Beating the heat is being smart

Gone are the days when I used to fish through the summer heat. 

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INDIAN SUMMER

First-year head coach Chris Musseman is putting his own stamp on Ripon’s football program.

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CFP moving New Year’s Eve games

The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year’s Eves after television ratings tumbled last year ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:41 p.m. | | CFP moving New Year’s Eve games Comments 0 Comments

Venus upset by Keys 3rd round of Rogers Cu

MONTREAL (AP) — Sixth-seeded Venus Williams tumbled out of the Rogers Cup in the third round Thursday night, falling 6-1, 6-7 (2), 6-3 to 10th-seeded Madison ...

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US hoops golden partnership forged by ‘lunch-bucket’ guys

CHICAGO (AP) — Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there’s plenty of backslapping ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:41 p.m. | | US hoops golden partnership forged  by ‘lunch-bucket’ guys Comments 0 Comments

Jaeger shoots record 12-under 58

HAYWARD (AP) — Stephan Jaeger shot a 12-under 58 on Thursday in the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic to match the lowest score in ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:40 p.m. | | Jaeger shoots record 12-under 58 Comments 0 Comments

Lee matches British Open record

WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women’s British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:40 p.m. | | Lee matches British Open record Comments 0 Comments

Dee Gordon returns from suspension

MIAMI (AP) — Dee Gordon walked into the Miami Marlins clubhouse four hours before game time and was greeted at his locker by a three-foot-high stack ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:40 p.m. | | Dee Gordon returns from suspension Comments 0 Comments

Giants trade for All-Star Nunez

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night in exchange for a minor league ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Giants trade for All-Star Nunez Comments 0 Comments

Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA  Comments 0 Comments

Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars at Avaya

SAN JOSE (AP) — Didier Drogba hardly felt like celebrating his goal given the MLS All-Stars missed multiple late scoring chances that cost them their all-star ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars at Avaya Comments 0 Comments

Raiders game in Mexico City sells out in minutes

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The NFL says the Nov. 21 Monday night game in Mexico City between the Oakland Raiders and the Houston Texans has sold ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | Raiders game in Mexico City sells out in minutes Comments 0 Comments

Vegas stadium backers aim for 2 finalist sites

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Developers who want to build a domed stadium for the Oakland Raiders in Las Vegas vowed to zero in on two potential ...

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Posted: jul. 28, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | Vegas stadium  backers aim for  2 finalist sites  Comments 0 Comments

Motivated Weston Ranch shines in offseason competitions

Seth Davis is reminded of a painful end to the 2015 season every morning when he goes on his run.

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:51 p.m. | | Motivated Weston Ranch shines in offseason competitions Comments 0 Comments

LATHROP RAISES EXPECTATIONS

Joe Pirillo needed just one season to change the culture of Lathrop High’s football team.

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Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin hit out at “discrimination” against the country’s banned track and field athletes at a Kremlin send-off ceremony Wednesday ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:40 p.m. | | Putin slams discrimination as banned athletes join send-off Comments 0 Comments

US women’s hoops beat France

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Elena Delle Donne had dreamed of playing basketball in the Olympics since she was little.

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | US women’s hoops beat France Comments 0 Comments

Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Fitz Magic has returned and — voila! — the New York Jets are heading into training camp with their starting quarterback under contract.

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Jets, QB Ryan Fitzpatrick agree to 1-year deal Comments 0 Comments

Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick acknowledged on Wednesday that Jimmy Garoppolo will have to start the first four games of the ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Patriots report, prepare for 4 games without Brady Comments 0 Comments

Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Super Bowl champs begin training camp Thursday with major questions on both sides of the ball, beginning with who will be ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:39 p.m. | | Questions abound on offense, defense for Super Bowl champs Comments 0 Comments

Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play

MIAMI (AP) — MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play Comments 0 Comments

Garcia reminded that time still on his side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio ...

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Bumgarner, Giants fall to Reds for 9th loss in 11 games

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The way the San Francisco Giants are going these days, even a solid outing from their four-time All-Star and staff ace wasn ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:38 p.m. | | Bumgarner, Giants  fall to Reds for 9th  loss in 11 games Comments 0 Comments

Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Coco Crisp and Khris Davis got Oakland off to a quick start against Yu Darvish. Then came their big blows against a ...

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 11:37 p.m. | | Davis homers twice, Crisp goes deep Comments 0 Comments

READY FOR ACTION

Eric Reis can’t wait to see how his players fare in pads.

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Posted: jul. 27, 2016 12:16 a.m. | | READY FOR ACTION Comments 0 Comments

East Union developed depth in offseason

East Union has higher expectations after a 3-7 finish in 2015 with an experienced core of third-year varsity seniors returning.

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Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena

OAKLAND (AP) — Cheered all night long by his basketball-crazed new fan base, Kevin Durant knocked down a 3-pointer on the Americans’ first touch and slammed ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:51 p.m. | | Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena Comments 0 Comments

Cain hits better than he pitches as Giants beat Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Cain hit a three-run homer during his first win in more than two months, and the San Francisco Giants beat the ...

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Gray area: 8 Ks, 1 bad inning as A’s win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sonny Gray had a season-high eight strikeouts and overcame one volatile inning, Josh Reddick drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics ...

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Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When a baseball-loving boy stopped Oakland reliever Sean Doolittle by chance Monday to check out the A’s bandanna worn by the ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:50 p.m. | | Sean Doolittle plays impromptu shadow baseball with boy  Comments 0 Comments

Padres keep rebuilding by trading Upton to Blue Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. was already in Toronto with the San Diego Padres when they traded him across the diamond to the Blue ...

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New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed

CHICAGO (AP) — Star closer Aroldis Chapman joined the Cubs on Tuesday, arriving to a mixed reaction in Chicago and saying he couldn’t remember what ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:50 p.m. | | New Cubs closer Aroldis Chapman arrives to a mixed Comments 0 Comments

Federer to miss rest of season

Associated Press

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At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far

MOSCOW (AP) — At least 105 athletes from the 387-strong Russian Olympic team announced last week have been barred from the Rio Games in connection with ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:49 p.m. | | At least 105 Russian athletes banned so far Comments 0 Comments

Stoudemire retires from NBA

NEW YORK (AP) — Amare Stoudemire’s greatest NBA success was in Phoenix, where as Steve Nash’s pick-and-roll partner he was one of the NBA ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:49 p.m. | | Stoudemire retires from NBA Comments 0 Comments

Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency

DETROIT (AP) — Anquan Boldin is joining the Detroit Lions, according to messages on the free-agent receiver’s Twitter account Tuesday.

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:49 p.m. | | Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin joining Lions via free agency Comments 0 Comments

Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:49 p.m. | | Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll Comments 0 Comments

Baltusrol is last chance for 2016 major for McIlroy, Spieth

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He ...

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Posted: jul. 26, 2016 11:49 p.m. | | Baltusrol is last chance for 2016 major for McIlroy, Spieth Comments 0 Comments

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