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Trooper who arrested Bengals DE Sam Montgomery fired

  The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired, state officials said Friday. The Department of Public Safety said in a news release that Lance Cpl. R.S. Salter was terminated for violating agency policies including conduct unbecoming a state employee. Salter stopped Montgomery in June when the Cincinnati...
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Collmenter dominates in win over Padres

PHOENIX -- Josh Collmenter came two outs away from a complete game, holding the San Diego Padres without an earned run on four hits over 8 1-3 innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-1 win Friday night. Collmenter (9-7) also tied his career high for strikeouts with eight and did not walk a batter. The Diamondbacks' victory ended a six-game losing streak. Arizona scored three...
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Seahawks use big first half to rout Bears 34-6

SEATTLE (AP) Russell Wilson threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, helping the Seattle Seahawks rout the Chicago Bears 34-6 on Friday night. Already with a defense expected to be among the best in the NFL again, Wilson and the Seahawks can only hope the offensive efficiency of the past two weeks continues into the regular season. Seattle scored touchdowns on its first...
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Gray pitches into 9th, A's top Angels

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals. Coco Crisp hit his 15th career leadoff home run and Stephen Vogt added a solo shot for Oakland in the opener of a three-game series. Sam Fuld hit a go-ahead triple in the sixth...
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Rose in, Lillard out for US basketball roster

NEW YORK (AP) The U.S. national basketball team has kept Derrick Rose and cut Damian Lillard and three others, getting its roster down to 12 before the FIBA World Cup of Basketball. Kyle Korver, Gordon Hayward and Chandler Parsons also were cut early Saturday morning, shortly after the Americans beat Puerto Rico 112-86 in their final exhibition game before leaving for Spain. Team...
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NFL, rapper MIA settle dispute over Super Bowl middle finger

NEW YORK -- An attorney for M.I.A. says his client and the NFL have reached a settlement ending their multimillion dollar dispute over the Sri Lankan rapper's flash of the middle finger during her 2012 Super Bowl halftime performance with Madonna. Attorney Howard E. King said in a statement Friday that the two had reached a confidential settlement, but offered no further details...
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Haren leads Dodgers over error-prone Mets 6-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) Dan Haren overcame a leadoff homer by Curtis Granderson and a pair of failed sacrifice bunt attempts to help the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the error-prone New York Mets 6-2 on Friday night. Haren (11-10) allowed a run and three hits in seven innings, striking out six and walking none. The victory was his third in four starts after going 0-5 with a 10.03 ERA in his...
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FC Dallas extends unbeaten run to 10 matches with win over Real Salt Lake

FRISCO, Texas (AP) Je-Vaughn Watson and Fabian Castillo scored second-half goals, and 10-man FC Dallas beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Friday night to make it a three-way tie atop the Western Conference. FC Dallas (12-7-6) extended its undefeated streak to 10 games, while Real Salt Lake (11-5-9) lost for the first time in seven matches. Both teams are tied with Seattle with 42 points...
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Panthers' offense falls flat in preseason loss to Patriots

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.  -- Carolina coach Ron Rivera wasn't sure how long his offensive starters would play in the final preseason game next week until he saw them against New England on Friday night. It took Rivera all of five series to realize that star quarterback Cam Newton and the Panthers first-team offense need more time to jell. Newton was sacked three times, and left briefly...
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Mercury edge L.A. in Game 1

PHOENIX -- Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Taurasi had a personal playoff-best 34 points and Bonner added 13 for the Mercury, who had the league's best record during the regular season at 29-5. Candace Parker, who led the Sparks...
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NFL Exhibition Capsules

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) Tom Brady's offense and the New England Patriots' defense dominated the Carolina Panthers. Brady threw for 204 yards and two touchdowns, Stephen Gostkowski kicked a 60-yard field goal and the Patriots shut down Cam Newton and the Panthers 30-7 on Friday night. The third preseason game for both teams was no contest as the Patriots outgained the Panthers...
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WNBA Playoff Capsules

PHOENIX (AP) Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Taurasi had a personal playoff-best 34 points and DeWanna Bonner added 13 for the Mercury, who had the league's best record during the regular season at 29-5. Candace Parker, who led...
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Ozuna's slam helps Marlins beat Rockies 13-5

DENVER (AP) Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night. Henderson Alvarez (10-5) withstood a pair of homers over six innings to win his fourth consecutive decision. He was making his second start since successfully returning last week from...
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Marcell Ozuna hits grand slam as Marlins jump all over Rockies

DENVER (AP) -- Marcell Ozuna hit a grand slam for his third homer in as many games, Giancarlo Stanton had three hits and three RBIs, and the Miami Marlins beat the Colorado Rockies 13-5 on Friday night. Henderson Alvarez (10-5) withstood a pair of homers over six innings to win his fourth consecutive decision. He was making his second start since successfully returning last week...
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'We had to win': Prado's big hit in 9th lifts Yanks over White Sox

NEW YORK -- With two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Martin Prado fouled off three straight fastballs from power pitcher Daniel Webb. To settle himself, he looked into the Yankees dugout and saw his new teammates standing at the railing, cheering him on. ''They give you a little extra,'' Prado said. Prado worked the count full and then lined a single...
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Twins rout Tigers, 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBI and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
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Asked to choose between Kobe and LeBron, Shaq goes with ...

In one of the great moments in "Diner," a movie filled with them, the guys are debating the relative merits of Frank Sinatra and Johnny Mathis. Eddie (Steve Guttenberg) asks: "When you're making out, which do you prefer, Sinatra or Mathis?" Boogie (Mickey Rourke) replies: "I like Presley." Which brings us to Shaquille O'Neal. Asked in an interview...
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Collmenter and D-Backs beat Padres 5-1

PHOENIX (AP) Josh Collmenter came two outs away from a complete game, holding the San Diego Padres without an earned run on four hits over 8 1-3 innings in the Arizona Diamondbacks' 5-1 win Friday night. Collmenter (9-7) also tied his career high for strikeouts with eight and did not walk a batter. The Diamondbacks' victory ended a six-game losing streak. Arizona scored...
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Escobar, Twins bat around twice, pound Tigers 20-6

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night. The 20 runs are the most in a major league game this season. Danny Santana had a homer and four RBIs and Oswaldo Arcia and Trevor Plouffe also homered for the Twins, who scored six runs in...
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Mercury beats Sparks 75-72 in WNBA playoffs

PHOENIX (AP) Diana Taurasi hit four straight free throws in the final 40 seconds, and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Los Angeles Sparks 75-72 on Friday night in the first round of the WNBA playoffs. Candace Parker, who led the Sparks with 22 points, threw too high for Kristi Tolliver with 7.1 seconds left, giving Phoenix the ball with a 73-70 lead. DeWanna Bonner hit her third and...
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Rodgers tosses pair of TDs to help Packers beat Raiders

  With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback AaronRodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season. Rodgers threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy rumbled for a 1-yard score on the Packers' opening drive and prized free agent acquisition Julius Peppers recorded his first sack of the preseason in the Packers' 31-21 victory Friday...
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Giants at Nationals, Braves at Reds highlight FOX Sports 1 doubleheader

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Packers fend off Raiders, 31-21

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- With a stable of running backs now complementing quarterback Aaron Rodgers, the Green Bay Packers offense could be as potent as ever this season. Rodgers threw for two touchdowns, Eddie Lacy rumbled for a 1-yard score on the Packers' opening drive and prized free agent acquisition Julius Peppers recorded his first sack of the preseason in the Packers&...
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Jets pick their starting QB for the regular season (it's Geno)

Raise your hand if you didn't see this coming. Nobody? Good. The New York Jets ended the mystery on Friday night as head coach Rex Ryan declared second-year quarterback Geno Smith for Week 1 of the regular season. "[Geno] has done everything that we have asked," Ryan said. "And again, this is no slight to Mike Vick. Because believe me like I said, I wanted to come...
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Browns' Gordon living in limbo as NFL suspension looms

  Josh Gordon smiled as he walked off the field on an insufferably muggy day. Nothing, it seemed, was bothering him. He peeled off his jersey, sweat streaking his face. The star receiver soon posted a photo on Instagram of him catching a pass from rookie Johnny Manziel. "Only place I can find peace," Gordon captioned the picture. The football field is giving Gordon serenity...
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