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

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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:

Plenty at stake playing for the flag and for a job

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Whether it's playing for the flag in Iowa or playing for a job in North Carolina, the stakes are high this week in golf.

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

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers won in — what else — dramatic fashion, scoring three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning for their major league-leading 10th walk-off victory of the season.

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

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The jerseys say USA, though that's about all that will be recognizable.

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Judge hits long homer, Gregorius lifts Yankees over Mets 5-3

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NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge connected and there was no doubt about it.

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

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BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts finally had a pitch he could drive and the Boston Red Sox pulled out anther last at-bat win in Fenway Park.

Nadal, Pliskova advance at Cincinnati on day of upsets

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova — the No. 1 seeds in the Western & Southern Open — advanced with straight-set wins Wednesday, while the rest of their brackets suffered more top losses.

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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Review: Minnesota properly handled football suspensions

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, according to an external review commissioned by the university's…

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

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy Hawkins, the first black basketball player to earn All-America honors at Notre Dame and who played for the Los Angeles Lakers during a 10-year NBA career, died Wednesday. He was 80.

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Ump Hernandez shakes Kinsler's hand on field after criticism

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — 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.

European star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury

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WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Suzann Pettersen was hoping to move past the furor she fueled at the 2015 Solheim Cup by helping return the trophy to Europe.

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Coach fired after player's death defends his credentials

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KENT, Ohio (AP) — A strength and conditioning coach fired after a Kent State University football player died following a summer workout says he was upfront with the university about his credentials.

Homers: Little leaguers ready to show power at World Series

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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Joey Randazzo's teammates marveled as the Grosse Pointe, Michigan, shortstop lifted pitch after pitch over the left field fence during Little League World Series batting practice on Wednesday.

Oilers sign center Leon Draisaitl to 8-year extension

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EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The two biggest cornerstones of the emerging Edmonton Oilers franchise are now locked up for the long haul.

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Sport institute head seeks release during conviction appeal

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A former boxing promoter, ex-college basketball coach and founder of a Rhode Island-based sport institute who was convicted of embezzlement is seeking to be released from prison while he awaits the outcome of his…

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Mayweather and McGregor will fight in smaller gloves

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor got their wish to fight in smaller gloves, but not before being chastised by a Nevada boxing official for using the issue to hype their fight later this month.

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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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Beth Mowins debuts in NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24

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Beth Mowins will debut as the first woman to call NFL play-by-play for CBS on Sept. 24.

Wednesday, Aug 16

LEADING OFF: Stanton swings for 7 straight; Kinsler eyes ump

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Dodgers beat White Sox 6-1 to move 50 games above .500

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson got hit by a pitch with the bases loaded to force in the go-ahead run in a five-run eighth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally for a 6-1 victory over the Chicago White…

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

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SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James went after President Donald Trump in an emotional speech on Tuesday night, calling him the "so-called president" while calling for unity in light of the Charlottesville tragedy.

Report: Woods had marijuana, painkillers in system at arrest

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge earlier this year, a report released Tuesday by police said.

Tuesday, Aug 15

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

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DENVER (AP) — Chad Bettis had trouble controlling his emotions as he took the mound for the first time since cancer treatment. He had no trouble controlling the Atlanta Braves' lineup.

Judge, Sanchez each hit 40th HR to lift Yanks over Mets 4-2

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NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez went deep in the eighth and the New York Yankees rallied to beat the Mets 4-2 Monday night in the…

Bagley chooses Duke, could make Blue Devils preseason No. 1

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Top high school prospect Marvin Bagley III has committed to Duke and is eligible to play in the 2017-18 season, immediately making the Blue Devils a top national-title contender.

Federer out of Cincinnati with bad back; Nadal to be No. 1

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Wimbledon champion Roger Federer withdrew Monday from the Western & Southern Open because of a back injury. He has won the Masters series tournament seven times.

Monday, Aug 14

LEADING OFF: Bettis back from chemotherapy, Strasburg rehab

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Justin Thomas rallies to win the PGA Championship

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Justin Thomas remembers hearing the roar before he ever saw the shot.

Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds

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LONDON (AP) — Usain Bolt took a last leisurely stroll around the track, placed his hands over his heart and then pointed toward the stands, where barely a soul had left.

The Latest: Justin Thomas wins PGA Championship

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the PGA Championship (all times local):

Sunday, Aug 13

The Latest: Trinidad and Tobago wins men's 4x400-meter relay

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

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GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn't play a down.

The Latest: 3 arrested in connection to violent clashes

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the white nationalist rally being held in Charlottesville (all times local):

The Latest: Jamaican team doctor says Bolt had a cramp

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest from the world championships (all times local):

Saturday, Aug 12

Matsuyama, Kisner tied for lead at PGA Championship

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Most meaningful of all the text messages Hideki Matsuyama received last week was the one from Jason Day congratulating the Japanese star for his 61 in the final round at Firestone to win his second World…

The Latest: PGA Championship turns into a track meet

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship (all times local):

Competing as neutral athlete, Klishina of Russia gets silver

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LONDON (AP) — A year ago, Darya Klishina couldn't find a teammate. This year, she couldn't find a flag.

AP source: Marlins plan to sell to group that includes Jeter

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MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins told Major League Baseball they intend to sign an agreement to sell the team to a group that includes former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter, a person familiar with the negotiations said Friday.