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Strasburg wins 14th as Nationals down Indians 4-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's losing streak was short lived.

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 Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

Mum's the word on Fitzpatrick as Jets report for camp

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The first rule of Jets training camp: No talking about Ryan Fitzpatrick.

The Latest: IOC's new Olympic channel starts Aug. 21

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

NY man pleads guilty to killing son of former NFL player

WATERVLIET, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to killing the son of a former NFL player in an apartment.

Diplomat incident avoided: Aussies get rooms at Rio Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A near-diplomatic incident — as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes termed it — came to an end on Wednesday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

FOOTBALL: Shoemaker’s Williams vying for starting spot at Oregon State

Dwayne Williams is excited to get going for Oregon State this fall. 

FOOTBALL: Badgers’ Gillespie prepping for increased role in new passing offense

LAMPASAS — Harrison Gillespie does it all. 

Copperas Cove finds state 7-on-7 trip a ‘bonding experience’

Copperas Cove wanted to win the championship, but the Bulldawgs emerged with something equally valuable.

HUNGRY KNIGHTS: After impressing in College Station, Harker Heights wants big 2016 season

In its first ever appearance at the Texas State 7-on-7 Championships last week, Harker Heights began to notice a trend as the wins started piling up.

Schattle competes in all-star showcase, prepares for college

Malory Schattle had a magnificent career for the Salado Lady Eagles, one she was able to parlay into a college scholarship at the University of Texas.

SOFTBALL: Cove’s Fain set to take field in TGCA all-star contest

Tessa Fain had a solid season this past spring, and now she is being rewarded for it.

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The Latest: IOC's new Olympic channel starts Aug. 21
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:15 pm

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

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Delany does not see Rose Bowl move to accommodate playoffs
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 3:45 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany does not envision the Rose Bowl moving from its New Year's Day spot in order to accommodate the College Football Playoff semifinals.

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Luck arrives at camp with new contract, new perspective
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 1:15 pm

ANDERSON, Ind. (AP) — Andrew Luck arrived at training camp Tuesday with a healthy body, a new contract and a different perspective.

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Strasburg wins 14th as Nationals down Indians 4-1
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:00 pm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Strasburg's losing streak was short lived.

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Manfred: more rule changes needed to improve pace of play
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 1:30 pm

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 limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.

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Manfred: More rule changes needed to improve pace of play
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 12:45 pm

MIAMI (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says more rule changes are needed to improve the pace of play, and one proposal under consideration is a limitation on relief pitching changes in an inning or a game.

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Beal ready to max out for Wizards after 5-year, $128M deal
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 2:30 pm

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's Bradley Beal understands the expectations that come with signing a five-year, $128 million contract.

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Kevin Durant shines in first game at new home arena
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 1:03 am

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oh yeah, Kevin Durant fully planned on putting up the initial shot for the U.S. as he played his first game at Oracle Arena since joining the Golden State Warriors.

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Amare Stoudemire retires from NBA
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 11:00 am

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's most fearsome finishers.

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Mum's the word on Fitzpatrick as Jets report for camp
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The first rule of Jets training camp: No talking about Ryan Fitzpatrick.

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The Latest: IOC's new Olympic channel starts Aug. 21
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:15 pm

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

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NY man pleads guilty to killing son of former NFL player
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 3:30 pm

WATERVLIET, N.Y. (AP) — A New York man has pleaded guilty to killing the son of a former NFL player in an apartment.

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Diplomat incident avoided: Aussies get rooms at Rio Olympics
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 4:15 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A near-diplomatic incident — as Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes termed it — came to an end on Wednesday at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Bettman: Research on concussion-CTE link 'remains nascent'
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 12:30 pm

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman's reluctance to link hits to the head in hockey with a degenerative brain disease found in several deceased former players has reached Congress.

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Foreign athletes use Brazilian connections to make it to Rio
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 12:30 am

SAO PAULO (AP) — Rugby player Isadora Cerullo never lived in Brazil. Fencer Ghislain Perrier speaks very little Portuguese. Golfer Miriam Nagl played abroad most of her life.

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Target leaving IndyCar after 27 seasons with Chip Ganassi
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 10:15 am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Target will leave IndyCar at the end of this season after 27 years with Chip Ganassi Racing that included 11 championships and four Indianapolis 500 victories.

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Ferrari replaces chief technical officer halfway into season
Updated: July 27, 2016 - 8:30 am

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari's technical director James Allison has left the team in what was described as a joint decision following a disappointing first half of the Formula One season during which Ferrari failed to win a race.

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Earnhardt's return to NASCAR could take more time
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 5:02 pm

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. warned Monday that his return to NASCAR could take longer than planned.

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The Latest: Brazil soccer star Neymar regrets village woes
Updated: July 26, 2016 - 6:15 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The Latest on the Rio Games (all times local to Rio de Janeiro):

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FIFA bans council member Niersbach in World Cup bids probe
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 10:30 am

FIFA council member Wolfgang Niersbach, a member of FIFA's ruling council, was banned from soccer for one year on Monday in the first sanction from the investigation into Germany's 2006 World Cup bid.

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Brandi Chastain: On headers, concussions, soccer wages
Updated: July 25, 2016 - 10:30 am

NEW YORK (AP) — Brandi Chastain is confident the U.S. women's soccer team can win the gold medal again in Rio, is advocating for fewer headers in youth games and dealing with her son's diagnosis of Crohn's disease.

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