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Diamondbacks, Ray avoid sweep with 9-0 win over Cubs

MLB

PHOENIX — Christian Walker and Chris Owings homered off Cole Hamels, and Robbie Ray held the Chicago Cubs to one hit over six innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 9-0 win over the Cubs on Wednesday night.

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‘Frustrated’ Bradford looks to turn around Arizona’s offense

NFL

TEMPE — The Arizona Cardinals’ offense has been dreadful by any measure and Sam Bradford knows that, as the quarterback, he takes the lion’s share of the blame.

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Woods proud to be back at East Lake for FedEx Cup finale

PGA Tour

ATLANTA — Tiger Woods is facing long odds of capturing the FedEx Cup and the $10 million bonus.

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Uber driver suing Bucs’ QB Winston over groping incident in Arizona

PHOENIX — A female Uber driver in Arizona is suing Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston, accusing him of sexual assault.

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Rafael Nadal to skip tournaments in Asia because of bad knee

Tennis

MADRID — Rafael Nadal says he will not play in upcoming tournaments in Beijing and Shanghai because of an injured right knee.

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Mavs owner Mark Cuban donates $10M after workplace probe

DALLAS — Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about domestic violence after an investigation released Wednesday substantiated numerous incidents of sexual harassment and improper workplace conduct within the franchise going back more than 20 years.

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Baez, Murphy go deep as Cubs romp past D-backs 9-1

MLB

PHOENIX — Javier Baez and Daniel Murphy each hit a two-run homer as the Chicago Cubs jumped out to a big early lead Tuesday night on their way to a 9-1 win over the fading Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Rough start for new NFL coaches: Cardinals, Raiders, Lions and Giants all 0-2 to begin 2018

NFL

ALAMEDA, Calif. — Jon Gruden was welcomed back to Oakland as a returning hero when he got hired for his second stint as coach of the Raiders.

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Messi scores another hat trick, Mbappe’s mistake sinks PSG

Premier League

PARIS — If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer’s pecking order, the Argentine star made it clear he remains at the top of his game.

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FedEx Cup to offer $15 million to winner next year

PGA Tour

ATLANTA — The bonus pool for the PGA Tour postseason doubles next year to $70 million in a revamped system that gives a head start to top players at the Tour Championship and pays $15 million to the FedEx Cup champion.

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Time running out for D-backs in 2018 playoff chase

MLB

PHOENIX — Kyle Hendricks took a one-hit shutout into the ninth inning and the Chicago Cubs three-hit the Arizona Diamondbacks in a 5-1 win Monday night to open their important three-game series.

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Cardinals offense a mess after scoring 6 points in 2 games

NFL

TEMPE — In the first two games for Steve Wilks as an NFL head coach, his Arizona Cardinals have been outscored 58-6.

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Out pattern: Browns trade receiver Josh Gordon to Patriots

NFL

CLEVELAND — Josh Gordon's strange, stuttering career will start anew in New England. Bill Belichick and Tom Brady have a new offensive toy.

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Orioles fall to Blue Jays 5-0, tie 1988 team with 107 losses

MLB

BALTIMORE — A historic defeat for the Baltimore Orioles wasn't much different than the 106 that preceded it. Baltimore managed only three hits in falling to Toronto 5-0 on Monday night and tied an Orioles record for losses in a season.

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Carson Wentz cleared to return for Eagles

NFL

PHILADELPHIA — He's back. Carson Wentz has been cleared to return and is slated to start for the Philadelphia Eagles against Indianapolis in Week 3.

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Bills latest meltdown features Davis leaving team at half

NFL

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — As if Bills coach Sean McDermott didn't have enough to worry about in trailing the Los Angeles Chargers 28-6 at halftime on Sunday.

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NFL Roundup: Lutz’s 44-yard field goal lifts Saints past Browns 21-18

NFL

NEW ORLEANS — Wil Lutz kicked a 44-yard field goal for New Orleans with 21 seconds left, Cleveland kicker Zane Gonzalez pushed the second of his two missed field goals wide right in the final seconds, and the Saints held on for a 21-18 victory that extended the Browns’ winless streak to 19 games.

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Gurley, Goff lead Rams to 34-0 victory over Cardinals

NFL

LOS ANGELES — Todd Gurley ran for three touchdowns, Jared Goff threw for 354 yards and a touchdown and the Los Angeles Rams dominated the Arizona Cardinals 34-0 on Sunday.

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Verlander, Astros beat Diamondbacks 5-4, extend AL West lead

MLB

HOUSTON — Justin Verlander struck out 11 in seven solid innings and the Houston Astros extended their AL West edge, topping the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 Sunday.

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Springer helps Astros beat D-backs 10-4, extend AL West lead

MLB

HOUSTON — The Houston Astros were in a celebratory mood after helping Charlie Morton get a milestone win.

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Indians win third straight division title

MLB

CLEVELAND — With ski googles perched on his head, Michael Brantley stood in the middle of Cleveland’s rocking clubhouse just a few from a bin overflowing with dozens of empty beer and champagne bottles.

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The heat is on: NASCAR playoff push kicks into gear today in Vegas

NASCAR

LAS VEGAS — Seven months into the NASCAR Cup series season, Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick are dead-even atop the standings. ...

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Week 2 Preview: Tom Brady vs. Jaguars is one-sided confrontation

NFL

If there’s ever going to be a changing of the guard in the AFC, then Sunday’s visit to Jacksonville by the Patriots would seem a perfect time. ...

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Rockies chasing 1st division title in tight NL West race

MLB

DENVER — Opposing managers Dave Roberts and Bud Black are close friends. Star infielders Nolan Arenado and Paul Goldschmidt talk all the time. Just maybe not so much right now.

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‘Let’s go do this’: Truex craves big finish at Furniture Row

NASCAR

LAS VEGAS — Martin Truex Jr. could have been down this week while he prepared for the start of the NASCAR playoffs. After all, his race team is going out of business soon, and nobody has confirmed where he’ll drive next year.

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