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PGA Tour playoffs get start at The Barclays

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The top five players on the PGA Tour this season should be plenty rested going into the FedEx Cup playoffs.

Fan falls into Yankees dugout during win over Seattle

SEATTLE (AP) — A fan fell into the New York Yankees dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being corralled by law enforcement.

Hill solid, Turner homers and Dodgers beat Giants 1-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and the Dodgers aren't thinking cruise control just yet.

Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules

SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.

Ortiz oldest ever with 30 homers, but Red Sox lose to Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest memorable night for David Ortiz ended badly for the Boston Red Sox.

Britton's streak ends, but Orioles hold off Nationals in 9th

WASHINGTON (AP) — An attempted comeback forced Baltimore Orioles closer Zach Britton into a game that shouldn't have required him. Not long after, his perfect run ended.

VOLLEYBALL: Harker Heights outlasts Salado for five-set victory on the road

SALADO — Harker Heights was more than happy to pull out an exhilarating five-set victory on the road Tuesday night. 

VOLLEYBALL: Diverse attack leads Ellison over Lampasas

The Ellison Lady Eagles volleyball team hosted Lampasas on Tuesday night and both squads got what they wanted. 

VOLLEYBALL: Strong defense leads Gatesville to sweep of Brownwood

GATESVILLE — Gracie Lee knew what was going to happen. 

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Buffs fall to Round Rock Christian

FLORENCE — There are times in athletics, when you are unable to emerge victorious, all you can do is tip your cap to the opponent and move on. 

VOLLEYBALL: Lady Roos unable to gain revenge in Temple

TEMPLE — Head coach Courtney Mitchell knew the Killeen Lady Kangaroos were going to be hungry on Tuesday night when they arrived to face the Temple Tem-Cats. 

VOLLEYBALL: 4A-No. 14 Lorena powers to home win over Belton

LORENA — Belton head coach Krystal Brodbeck knew that if her team was going to knock off 4A-No.14 Lorena on the road Tuesday night her team would have to play one of its best matches of the season. 

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Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:15 am

SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.

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Cal, Hawaii play tourists ahead of college football opener
Updated: August 23, 2016 - 7:30 pm

SYDNEY (AP) — With the usual touristy things — Opera House, Harbour Bridge and meeting mascot-sized koalas — out of the way, the California Golden Bears and Hawaii were set to continue their practice sessions in Australia on Wednesday ahead of the opening college football game of the season.

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Pick 6 Predictions: Risers, fallers, a playoff dark horse
Posted: August 22, 2016

Before we start this, you should know something — if you already do not. I suspect you might.

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Fan falls into Yankees dugout during win over Seattle
Posted: August 25, 2016

SEATTLE (AP) — A fan fell into the New York Yankees dugout during their victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, landing on the dugout steps before being corralled by law enforcement.

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Hill solid, Turner homers and Dodgers beat Giants 1-0
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 1:30 am

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner and the Dodgers aren't thinking cruise control just yet.

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Ortiz oldest ever with 30 homers, but Red Sox lose to Rays
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 11:30 pm

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The latest memorable night for David Ortiz ended badly for the Boston Red Sox.

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Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finish
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 3:15 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — With the Olympics behind it, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a monthlong break.

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Kobe Bryant starts $100 million investment fund
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 3:45 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — Retired NBA star Kobe Bryant is moving to Wall Street, announcing the formation of a $100 million venture capital fund to invest in media, technology and data companies.

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The Latest: Rio Games close with samba-fueled Carnival party
Updated: August 21, 2016 - 10:02 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

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Sydney rain forces changes in Cal, Hawaii training schedules
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 2:15 am

SYDNEY (AP) — Heavy rainfall in Sydney over 12 hours into early Thursday morning forced changes to the practice schedules for California and Hawaii just two days away from their college football season-opener at the Olympic stadium.

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With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 10:15 pm

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season.

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Coyotes hire what's believed to be 1st female NHL coach
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 8:15 am

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.

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Coyotes hire what's believed to be 1st female NHL coach
Updated: August 25, 2016 - 8:15 am

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have hired Dawn Braid as skating coach and say she is believed to be the first full-time female coach in NHL history.

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After Rio, Olympics headed for Asian venues seen as safe
Updated: August 21, 2016 - 10:45 pm

BEIJING (AP) — For the Olympics, it's so-long Rio, hello Asia.

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The Latest: Rio Games close with samba-fueled Carnival party
Updated: August 21, 2016 - 10:02 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The latest on the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro (all times local):

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Get a Grip: Harvick loves new Bristol Motor Speedway
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 1:45 am

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick believes Bristol Motor Speedway is on to something. Now, he wants similar tracks to follow that lead.

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Kevin Harvick wins rain-delayed NASCAR race at Bristol
Updated: August 21, 2016 - 8:30 pm

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Harvick passed Denny Hamlin for the lead with 70 laps to go and held to win at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday, ending a two-day, water-logged ordeal.

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NASCAR Sprint Cup race stopped once more for rain
Updated: August 20, 2016 - 11:15 pm

BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — The water-logged Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway was called after just 48 of 500 laps were run because of rainstorms throughout Saturday night.

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Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 11:15 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women's goalkeeper Hope Solo was suspended Wednesday for six months by U.S. Soccer for disparaging comments about Sweden following the Americans' early departure from the Rio Olympics.

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Premier League stars face early-season clampdown by refs
Updated: August 24, 2016 - 3:45 am

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — WWE-style grappling at corner kicks, manhandling of match officials, verbal abuse: Sometimes the beautiful game can take on an ugly side.

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Japanese Prime Minister Abe wows Rio finale as Super Mario
Updated: August 22, 2016 - 7:45 am

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's brief but showstopping gig at the Olympics closing ceremony as the Nintendo game character Super Mario offered a tantalizing glimpse at Tokyo's plans for the 2020 games.

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