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Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 13
Darryl Dawkins, whose board-shattering dunks earned him the moniker “Chocolate Thunder” and helped pave the way for breakaway rims, has died. He was...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 13
PHILADELPHIA — Quarterback Sam Bradford would embrace the chance to play deeper in the Eagles’ third exhibition game in Green Bay on Saturday. But...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 13
LOS ANGELES — Anxiety over taxpayer costs helped cripple Boston’s 2024 Olympic bid, but organizers in potential stand-in Los Angeles projected that...
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PITTSBURGH — The No. 16 jersey and what it ultimately signifies for Tyler Murphy fits just fine and all. It’s just not the one he would prefer to...
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DETROIT — Matt Shoemaker pitched one-hit ball into the eighth inning in his hometown ballpark, Albert Pujols drove in one run and scored another and...
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ARLINGTON, Texas —Yovani Gallardo earned his 100th career victory, Delino DeShields had a part in all the Texas runs even without an RBI and the...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Yordano Ventura struck out a career-high 11 in just six innings, Paulo Orlando homered and Kansas City hung on to beat struggling...
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DETROIT — In many ways, Justin Verlander is the perfect symbol of an uncertain future for the Detroit Tigers. When he spent more than two months on...
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SAN FRANCISCO — Kelby Tomlinson hit a grand slam for his first career home run and Marlon Byrd added a three-run shot, leading Madison Bumgarner and...
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ATLANTA — This was not unexpected. Not after the Atlanta Braves traded away just about anyone with a major league pulse. Then again, it’s a bit...
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CINCINNATI — Zack Greinke and two relievers combined on a four-hitter and Los Angeles completed a three-game sweep of reeling Cincinnati. Greinke (...
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East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Toronto 71 56.559 — — 7-3 L-1 40-23 31-33 New York 69 57.548 1½ — 5-5 L-2 37-26 32-31 Baltimore 63...
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MIAMI — Gerrit Cole snapped the longest winless drought of his career, Pedro Alvarez homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat the Miami...
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WASHINGTON — Jayson Werth and Ryan Zimmerman homered, and starter Joe Ross allowed only a bunt single in six innings as Washington beat San Diego....
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Relievers Brandon Gomes, Alex Colome and Brad Boxberger combined for 4 2/3 scoreless innings and Tampa Bay ended Minnesota’s...
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DURHAM, N.C. — Nico Pierre might be Duke’s quarterback of the future. Right now he’s the Blue Devils’ backup running back of the present. Pierre was...
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. —Florida’s quarterback competition will stretch into the season. New Gators coach Jim McElwain said Thursday that sophomore Treon...
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STATE COLLEGE — When DaeSean Hamilton made his college football debut last season, he looked like a man trying to make up for lost time. Team...
Published on August 28, 2015 - Page 15
The Barclays First Round Bubba Watson 34-31—65 -5 Spencer Levin 30-35—65 -5 Camilo Villegas 31-34—65 -5 Tony Finau 31-34—65 -5 Danny Lee 32-34...
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EDISON, N.J. — The start of the FedEx Cup playoffs brought out the worst scores from Jordan Spieth in three months. In his first tournament as No. 1...

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