• July 24, 2016

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White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox were set to wear throwback uniforms. Chris Sale had other ideas.

Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.

Jhonattan Vegas rallies to win Canadian Open

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Jhonattan Vegas birdied his way off Glen Abbey and waited to see if anyone could catch him. No one could.

Cabrera singles in 9th, White Sox beat Tigers 5-4

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat.

United States wins UL International Crown

GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Cristie Kerr held on for a 3-and-2 victory over Melissa Reid on Sunday to give the United States the UL International Crown.

Anthony Rizzo's 3-run double helps Cubs beat Brewers 6-5

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.

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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Crash kills Nebraska punter, former Michigan State punter
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 6:15 pm

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Nebraska punter Sam Foltz and former Michigan State punter Mike Sadler have died in a car crash in Wisconsin after working at a kicking clinic, a sheriff's department official said Sunday. LSU kicker Colby Delahoussaye was injured in the crash.

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Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 10:30 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.

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Dustin Johnson, Luke List share Canadian Open lead
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 8:02 pm

OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Dustin Johnson started and finished the day tied with Luke List for the Canadian Open lead. The U.S. Open champion had to make up a lot of ground to do it.

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White Sox suspend top pitcher Chris Sale for 5 days
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 7:30 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox were set to wear throwback uniforms. Chris Sale had other ideas.

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Cabrera singles in 9th, White Sox beat Tigers 5-4
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 6:45 pm

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox suspended their ace and picked up a pair of wins in their final at-bat.

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Anthony Rizzo's 3-run double helps Cubs beat Brewers 6-5
Posted: July 24, 2016

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Anthony Rizzo hit a three-run double in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday.

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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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WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 9:02 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games.

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WNBA president lauds activism, wishes it was kept off court
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 3:00 pm

NEW YORK (AP) — WNBA President Lisa Borders applauds the league's players for taking a stance on social issues. She just wishes the activism was kept off the court.

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Former NFL coach Dennis Green dies at 67
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 10:30 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Dennis Green, the trailblazing coach who led a Minnesota Vikings renaissance in the 1990s before a less successful run with the Arizona Cardinals, has died. He was 67.

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NFL to review domestic violence allegations against Elliott
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 3:30 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NFL says it is reviewing domestic violence allegations against Dallas Cowboys rookie Ezekiel Elliott.

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AP Source: Texans star J.J. Watt has back surgery
Updated: July 21, 2016 - 11:45 pm

HOUSTON (AP) — A person familiar with J.J. Watt's condition said the Houston Texans' star defensive end has had back surgery and will begin training camp on the physically unable to perform list.

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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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Sabres' Evander Kane charged with harassment at bar
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 5:45 pm

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres forward Evander Kane was arrested by Buffalo police on Friday, and faces numerous charges for allegedly grabbing three women by the neck, hair and arms during an altercation at a downtown bar last month.

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UConn AD preparing pitch, waiting to hear from Big 12
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 3:02 pm

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn's new athletic director says he's waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out with an official pitch to join the conference.

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Busch turns weekend into clean sweep with Brickyard 400 win
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 7:30 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch won the Brickyard 400 on Sunday to make it clean sweep at Indianapolis.

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Stewart leaves out nostalgia as final Brickyard 400 looms
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 8:45 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Tony Stewart dreamed about winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, he never contemplated saying goodbye.

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Kyle Busch stays hot at Indy by taking Brickyard 400 pole
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Busch pulled off a rare trifecta Saturday.

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Aussies won't move to Rio village yet; power, plumbing fears
Updated: July 24, 2016 - 6:01 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of Australia's delegation said Sunday its 700 athletes and staff would not move into rooms at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics for at least two days, citing electrical and plumbing problems in the sprawling Athletes Village less than two weeks before the start of the troubled South American games.

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Read or Not: Rio Olympics open doors at Athletes Village
Updated: July 23, 2016 - 7:45 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Ready or not, the Rio Olympics are opening their doors.

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Vikings cut the ribbon at new $1.1 billion football stadium
Updated: July 22, 2016 - 5:15 pm

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph spent his first three seasons playing in the Metrodome, a cramped, dingy noise box that tested the patience of fans and players alike.

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