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Oakland Raiders receiver Antonio Brown lost his grievance with the NFL on Monday over his use of an old helmet that is no longer certified as safe to use for practice or play.

By JOSH DUBOW, AP Pro Football Writer August 12, 2019
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Carlos Santana hit a grand slam in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on Sunday to win the four-game series and forge another tie for the AL Central lead.

By Associated Press August 11, 2019
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Dennis Gardeck found himself on the field for more than half of the Arizona Cardinals' defensive snaps Thursday night in the preseason opener, not typical for a player listed atop the depth chart at his inside linebacker position.

By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press August 11, 2019
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Darryl Drake, the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers who spent more than 30 years molding players at the position at the college and professional level, has died. He was 62.

By Associated Press August 11, 2019
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Hyun-Jin Ryu's ERA is already the lowest in baseball, and it's somehow still dropping even faster than the Los Angeles Dodgers' rapidly diminishing magic number.

By GREG BEACHAM, AP Sports Writer August 11, 2019
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Arizona Cardinals executive Ron Minegar has been arrested on suspicion of DUI.

By Associated Press August 11, 2019
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Simone Biles messed around and got a triple-double. And just about everything else too on her way to a sixth U.S. women's gymnastics title.

By WILL GRAVES, AP Sports Writer August 11, 2019
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Kevin Harvick is so confident in his talent and team he doesn't get excited when he wins. "It's more of an expectation," Harvick said.

By LARRY LAGE, AP Sports Writer August 11, 2019
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The slow, agonizing demise of the Oakland Raiders will continue for at least one more season. There will be one more "final" home game at the Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum, on Dec. 15 against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

By BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer August 11, 2019
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The harder he worked, the farther Patrick Reed felt he was falling behind. That's when the people around him sought drastic measures by making him leave his golf clubs alone for 10 whole days.

By DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer August 11, 2019
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The “Four’s a Crowd” league at Antelope Lanes in Prescott Valley is looking for bowlers — more specifically, teams of three and individuals — interested in playing a short-season league that starts in August and ends in December.

By Courier Sports August 10, 2019
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Kenta Maeda allowed only three hits over seven innings, Max Muncy homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers bounced back with a 4-0 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.

By JOE REEDY, Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Brittney Griner and five other players were ejected after a fight broke out midway through the fourth quarter of Dallas’ 80-77 win over Phoenix on Saturday night.

By Associated Press August 10, 2019
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The Arizona Cardinals have released defensive end Darius Philon, a day after Maricopa County jail records indicate he was arrested and booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated assault with a deadly instrument.

By Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Patrick Reed is finally being rewarded with good scores, and he hopes it can be enough to turn around his season.

By DOUG FERGUSON, Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Teenager Bianca Andreescu advanced to the Rogers Cup title match with a 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory over Sofia Kenin on Saturday, becoming the first Canadian in 50 years to make the women's final.

By Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Austin Cindric raced to his second straight NASCAR Xfinity Series victory Saturday, holding off Christopher Bell at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course.

By CRAIG MERZ, Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Jay Berwanger won the inaugural Heisman Trophy in 1935 for the University of Chicago and became the No. 1 player taken in the first NFL draft a few months later.

By RALPH D. RUSSO, Associated Press August 10, 2019
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Carson Kelly hit a tying two-run homer in the ninth inning and a tiebreaking solo shot in the 11th, propelling the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 3-2 comeback victory over the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night.

By GREG BEACHAM Associated Press August 9, 2019
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The first order of business for USA Basketball on Friday night was thanking its fans, so Donovan Mitchell grabbed a microphone to deliver the pregame message. He got right to the point.

By TIM REYNOLDS, Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Sam Mikulak is well on his way to a sixth U.S. men's gymnastics title. He's just not quite so sure that's a good thing.

By WILL GRAVES, Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Jimmie Johnson's feud with Ryan Blaney is showing no signs of slowing down, heading into the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway.

By LARRY LAGE, Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Dustin Johnson has missed nine birdie chances from 10 feet or closer at Liberty National, which ordinarily might annoy him.

By DOUG FERGUSON, Associated Press August 9, 2019
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Kyler Murray’s NFL debut was brief. However, he completed nearly all of his passes and showed the mobility that made him the top overall draft pick.

By By JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press August 8, 2019
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Nneka Ogwumike scored 24 points, Candace Parker added 12 points, 11 rebounds and six assists and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the Phoenix Mercury 84-74 on Thursday night for their fourth straight victory.

By Associated Press August 8, 2019