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Oh the drama: Puig lifts Dodgers to 5-4 win over White Sox

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Yasiel Puig's two-run double in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Chicago White Sox 5-4 for their second comeback win in two games

Betts' 2-run double caps Red Sox 5-4 comeback win

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Mookie Betts lined a two-run double off the left-field wall with two outs in the ninth inning, capping a three-run rally that lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 win over the St. Louis Cardinals

US men's basketball enters a new world _ without its stars

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US men's basketball is entering a whole new world, one in which the best American players are not available

Redshirt freshman QBs could make huge impact in SEC

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Redshirt freshman quarterbacks in Southeastern Conference have chance to make major impact

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LEADING OFF: Indians try to finish up 10-0 at Target Field

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LEADING OFF: Indians try to finish up 10-0 at Target Field

Plan of attack: How a college football coach game-plans

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Putting together a football game plan is an elaborate exercise in the art _ and science _ of analyzing an opponent's tendencies and patterns, and determining how best to exploit them

Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

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The Week Ahead: Match play at the Solheim Cup and US Amateur, final regular-season event on the PGA Tour before FedEx Cup playoffs

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Michael Bennett: Effectiveness of anthem protests would grow with white players' involvement

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Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said the conversation about anthem protests would change if white players became part of the movement. "It would take a white player to really get things changed," Bennett said Wednesday on…

Yankees confident Aroldis Chapman healthy, Joe Girardi says

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NEW YORK -- As long as struggling? Yankees?closer Aroldis Chapman checks out healthy Wednesday night and perhaps into the morning, he's back in his regular slot Thursday, manager Joe Girardi said. The Yankees felt confident enough that…

Nadal, Pliskova advance at Cincinnati on day of upsets

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Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova _ the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open _ advanced with straight-set wins on a day when other top players fell

WNBA players show support for Charlottesville victims

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The WNBA and its players are showing their support for the victims of racially charged violence in Charlottesville

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Ump Hernandez shakes Kinsler's hand on field after criticism

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Umpire Angel Hernandez has shaken hands on the field with Ian Kinsler, a day after the Detroit Tigers second baseman said the veteran ump should find another job

Tommy Hawkins, 1st black basketball star at Notre Dame, dies

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Tommy Hawkins, the first black athlete to earn All-America honors in basketball at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, has died

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Butcher has talks with 5 NHL teams since becoming free agent

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The agent for college hockey's top player tells the AP former University of Denver defenseman has had talks with five NHL teams, and more scheduled, on his first day as a free agent

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Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions

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An outside review says the University of Minnesota followed policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall after an accusation of sexual assault

Ageless Brady not slowing down at 40

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Tom Brady thinks training camp is easier for him at 40 than it was when he entered the NFL. Brady, who turned 40 on Aug. 3, was asked how camp with the New England Patriots is different for him now that he's one of the older players in the…

Stanton has 2 hits but no homers as Marlins beat Giants 8-1

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Giancarlo Stanton's homer streak ended, but he singled, stole a base and scored in a four-run first inning to help the Miami Marlins beat the San Francisco Giants, 8-1

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Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

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Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor will fight with smaller gloves, though not nearly as small as the ones McGregor is used to wearing

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'14 US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori latest out of US Open

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Kei Nishikori is the latest top player to pull out of the U.S. Open because of an injury

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Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension

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The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension for domestic violence.

Wednesday, Aug 16

LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump

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LeBron lashes out at Trump during emotional speech to kids in his foundation.

LeBron blasts Trump, calls him 'so-called president'

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LeBron James has criticized President Trump in the aftermath of the weekend violence in Charlottesville

Stanton homers in 6th straight, Marlins fall 9-4 to Giants

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Giancarlo Stanton homers in 6th straight, Miami Marlins fall 9-4 to San Francisco Giants

Jets' Whitehead has broken foot, sidelined indefinitely

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New York Jets wide receiver Lucky Whitehead has a broken foot and will be sidelined indefinitely

Tuesday, Aug 15

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

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A toxicology report shows that Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated

Maria Sharapova granted wild-card entry into US Open

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Maria Sharapova granted wild-card invitation for U.S. Open main draw; her first major in 1 ½ years after sitting out 15 months for drug ban

Bettis back from cancer treatment, Rockies blank Braves 3-0

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Chad Bettis drew a standing ovation when he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment, then threw seven impressive innings as the Colorado Rockies beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0

He always hit 'em far; now Stanton is hitting 'em fast

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Big contract? Stanton looks like a keeper at any price, with 22 home runs in past 34 games

Monday, Aug 14

Seahawks' Bennett plans to sit for anthem, expects backlash

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Seahawks' Michael Bennett plans to sit during anthem this season, and expects a backlash

Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to win

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Justin Thomas picks the right major at the right time to capture PGA Championship and join the elite in golf

Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

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Justin Thomas, steeped in PGA professional heritage, captures first major at PGA Championship

The Latest: Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship

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Justin Thomas sank a 15-foot putt on the 17th hole to take a two-shot lead at the PGA Championship over Kevin Kisner.

Sunday, Aug 13

Harper has bone bruise, Nats hopeful he's back this season

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Bryce Harper has a "significant" bone bruise in his left knee but no ligament damage, and Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo is hopeful the star outfielder will be back this season.

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

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Marshawn Lynch sits during anthem before Oakland's preseason loss in Arizona

Kisner survives wild finish to take PGA lead

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Kevin Kisner survived wild finish to take PGA Championship lead

The Latest: Kisner has PGA lead after wild finish

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Kevin Kisner is the leader going into the final round of the PGA Championship after a wild finish at Quail Hollow

Saturday, Aug 12

Kisner, Matsuyama lead in a wide-open PGA

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PGA Championship has gone from looking like a case of survival to shaping up as a shootout.

Bills trade Watkins to Rams, get Matthews from Eagles

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The Buffalo Bills have shaken up their roster with two separate trades, dealing starting receiver Sammy Watkins to the Los Angeles Rams and acquiring Jordan Matthews from Philadelphia

Matsuyama, Kisner tied for lead at PGA Championship

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Matsuyama, Kisner tied for PGA Championship lead as rain makes Quail Hollow more forgiving

The Latest: PGA Championship turns into a track meet

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The Latest: Jason Day, Dustin Johnson and Henrik Stenson have spent the last two holes running to their ball after striking it in an effort to get the second round in before dark.