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Arizona All-Pro Jones looks to do even more damage as a DE

NFL

GLENDALE — Chandler Jones had an All-Pro season as an outside linebacker in 2017, leading the NFL in tackles with an Arizona Cardinals franchise-record 17.

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Ahmed homers twice, Diamondbacks beat Giants 9-3

MLB

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks are playing downhill baseball and moving up the standings.

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Aces waiting to hear WNBA decision on canceled game

WNBA

NEW YORK — The Las Vegas Aces are still waiting to hear what the WNBA will do about the game the team decided not to play after a long travel day.

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Thomas takes over at Firestone as Woods fades away

PGA Tour

AKRON, Ohio — Justin Thomas and Rory McIlroy have become friends more by location than youth. They live near each other in South Florida and said they spent last weekend practicing together at The Bear’s Club.

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Trump rips LeBron James’ smarts hours before rally in Ohio

NBA

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Ahead of campaigning in Ohio on Saturday, President Donald Trump unleashed a withering attack on the state’s favorite son, savaging NBA star LeBron James in a late-night tweet that derided the intelligence of one of the nation’s most prominent African-American men.

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Terrell Owens enjoys his personal induction far from Canton

NFL

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Terrell Owens came in wearing a suit spotted with the Pro Football Hall of Fame logo and swapped that out for the prized gold jacket.

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T.O. ready for unconventional induction in Chattanooga

NFL

Leave it to Terrell Owens to choose to become the first person to celebrate being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame somewhere other than at the Canton, Ohio shrine.

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Goldschmidt, Peralta homer in D-backs’ win over Giants

MLB

PHOENIX — Paul Goldschmidt hit the 200th homer of his career as part of a five-run first inning for Arizona and the Diamondbacks beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Friday night.

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Training Camp: After Fitz, receivers a big question mark for Arizona Cardinals

NFL

GLENDALE — The Arizona Cardinals have one of the best wide receivers to play the game but, beyond Larry Fitzgerald, the position is a major question mark for the team under first-year coach Steve Wilks.

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Tiger 5 shots behind lead at Firestone

PGA Tour

AKRON, Ohio — Nobody has a better scoring average Saturday on the PGA Tour than Tiger Woods, and the Bridgestone Invitational would be a good time to keep that up.

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Joining football’s most exclusive club hits home

NFL

CANTON, Ohio — Joining the most exclusive club in football truly hit home Friday for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s class of 2018.

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Johnny Manziel throws 4 interceptions in CFL debut

CFL

MONTREAL — Johnny Manziel threw an interception — and made a tackle — on his second play in the Canadian Football League. It didn’t get much better after that, with four of his six first-half series ending in interceptions.

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Bumgarner leads Giants to 8-1 win over Diamondbacks

MLB

PHOENIX — Madison Bumgarner labored through a duel of aces, working through traffic in each of his five innings.

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Wilks emphasizes physical play in 1st Cards training camp

NFL

GLENDALE — At the start of some practices, Arizona Cardinals coach Steve Wilks calls out the name of one defensive player and one offensive player to go at it one-on-one in front of everyone else.

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Poulter leads at 62, with Woods 4 behind at Firestone

PGA Tour

AKRON, Ohio — Ian Poulter was annoyed upon realizing he had never finished better than 13th at Firestone, so he took a step toward doing something about it Thursday with an 8-under 62 and a one-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational.

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NAZ Suns announce two open tryouts in September

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — For the third consecutive season, the Northern Arizona Suns will host two open tryouts prior to the upcoming campaign in Prescott Valley, the team announced Thursday afternoon.

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Minjee Lee shoots 7-under 65, leads Women’s British Open

LPGA Tour

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — The big thing missing for Minjee Lee in her impressive season is a strong performance at a major championship.

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Ex-NFL star renews effort for reduced sentence in rape case

NFL

NEW ORLEANS — Disgraced former NFL star Darren Sharper has renewed efforts to get a reduction in his 18-year federal sentence for drugging and raping women.

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Preview: Bears-Ravens open NFL preseason in Hall of Fame game

NFL

CANTON, Ohio — Ray Lewis and Brian Urlacher, two of the NFL's greatest linebackers, enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame this week. When their teams meet in Thursday night's preseason opener, the game could very well honor them by being a defensive battle.

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Free-agent rentals seldom stay long-term in MLB

MLB

NEW YORK — When baseball stars on expiring contracts get traded in July, there’s usually no need to find long-term housing.

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Preview: Tiger Woods gets 1 last crack at Firestone for WGC final edition

PGA Tour

AKRON, Ohio — This is one farewell party Tiger Woods didn’t want to miss.

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Former NAZ Suns coach Ty Ellis tapped to lead Stockton Kings in 2018-19

NBA G League

PRESCOTT VALLEY — The coaching carousel between the NBA and its minor league NBA Gatorade League counterpart continued Wednesday when former Northern Arizona Suns head coach Tyrone Ellis confirmed he will become the next head coach of the Stockton Kings.

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Coyotes to retire Shane Doan’s 19 jersey

NHL

GLENDALE — Shane Doan joined the Arizona Coyotes before they moved to the desert, and over the years experienced the high of reaching the Western Conference finals, the low of being told he was not part of the franchise’s future plans.

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Preview: Jutanugarn adapting to links ahead of Women’s British Open

LPGA Tour

Ariya Jutanugarn is coming round reluctantly to the quirky nature of links golf and that makes the world’s No. 1 player an even more dangerous prospect heading into the Women’s British Open this week.

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Godley, D-backs retake NL West lead, get tough news on Lamb

MLB

PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks got two pieces to bolster their bullpen just before the non-waiver trade deadline, a big-time start from Zack Godley and reclaimed their spot atop the NL West on Tuesday.