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The Final Farewell: Ovation builds for Jeter

NEW YORK (AP) Vinny Milano has spent his whole adult life cheering for Derek Jeter, and getting his pals to join him. Sometime soon, Milano - aka Bald Vinny, the longtime roll-call leader for the renowned Bleacher Creatures - will salute Jeter for the last time at Yankee Stadium. Milano predicts the crescendo will come as the retiring captain steps in for his last at-bat on Thursday...
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5 teams passed on 'young colt' Jeter before Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) The 17-year-old kid from Kalamazoo drew all sorts of raves. He was a ''young colt'' with a ''perfect SS body'' and was a ''top student'' who planned to study medicine at the University of Michigan, too. ''This guy is special,'' one big league scout even wrote. But, could anyone back then have projected...
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Recounting the moments that defined Derek Jeter

NEW YORK (AP) It is July 19, 2003. Old Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees are 59-36 and four games up in the AL East, headed to their sixth of nine consecutive division titles. At this moment, though, they trail the Cleveland Indians by one run in the bottom of the fifth inning. Jeter has just hit an RBI single with two outs, and the bases are...
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Nantes keep touch with Ligue 1 leaders; Toulouse mounts comeback

Nantes kept in touch with the early Ligue 1 leaders courtesy of a 2-1 win over Nice. The home side took the lead through Jordan Amavi's own goal and took a two-goal lead into the interval thanks to Etey Shechter's strike just before the break. Amavi redeemed himself by pulling a goal back with 20 minutes to play, but Nantes held on to sit just three points off the summit...
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Suspect in death of NFL star's son free on bond

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) A man charged in the killing of the 2-year-old son of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson in South Dakota last fall has been released on a $2 million bond. Minnehaha County Sheriff Mike Milstead tells KELO-TV (http://bit.ly/Zxz7HM ) that that bond was posted for 28-year-old Joseph Patterson on Friday. Patterson is scheduled for trial in October...
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Penafiel wins first game of season in Portugal

LISBON, Portugal (AP) Penafiel beat nine-man Setubal 2-0 on Saturday for its first points since earning promotion to the Portuguese league. Striker Helder Guedes converted a penalty in the 11th minute to give Penafiel the lead after he was fouled by Miguel Lourenco. Setubal defender Luis Advincula received a direct red card for a foul on Rafa Sousa in the 51st. Andre Fontes scored...
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Mobley leads Eastern Kentucky past UT-Martin

MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Dy'Shawn Mobley ran for 183 yards, on 11 carries, and three touchdowns and Eastern Kentucky beat UT Martin 49-24 in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams on Saturday. Eastern Kentucky took a 21-10 lead when Bennie Coney connected with Devin Borders for a 70-yard touchdown pass with 12:47 left in the first half. Ten seconds later, after Khiry Maddox...
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Artemis Agrotera wins Belmont's Gallant Bloom

NEW YORK (AP) Artemis Agrotera rallied to beat La Verdad by a head Saturday in the $300,000 Gallant Bloom Handicap for fillies and mares at Belmont Park. A 3-year-old filly trained by Mike Hushion and ridden by Rajiv Maragh, Artemis Agrotera easily won her two previous races, including the Ballerina Stakes at Saratoga, by a combined 16 3/4 lengths. The Gallant Bloom wasn't decided...
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Dodgers let five-run lead slip away, fall to Cubs 8-7 at Wrigley

CHICAGO — Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday. The Dodgers were looking to build on a 3½-game lead over San Francisco in the NL West after clinching a playoff spot for the fifth time in nine years on Friday. Instead Los Angeles blew...
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Pruett, Rojas secure victory in TUDOR Championship race at Circuit of The Americas

Scott Pruett has delivered Chip Ganassi Racing its third Prototype and overall win of TUDOR United SportsCar Championship season, its first since Long Beach in April, in Saturday's Lone Star Le Mans at Circuit of the Americas. Pruett co-drove the winning No. 01 Chip Ganassi Racing Riley-Ford with Memo Rojas. Pruett took the lead on fuel strategy, as the car made one less pit...
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Rice 2 TDs leads Drake over Marist 21-6

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) Andy Rice threw one touchdown pass and ran for another to lead Drake to a 21-6 victory over Marist in the Pioneer League opener for both teams on Saturday. Rice connected with Neko Graf on an 8-yard touchdown strike with 35 seconds to play in the first half to give Drake a 7-3 halftime lead. The Bulldogs were up 14-6 early in the fourth quarter when Rice completed...
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Allen Iverson's 'practice' rant turned into inspirational short film (VIDEO)

Without adding a single word, a new short film shows why Allen Iverson’s infamous “practice” rant was so misguided. Iverson’s words are dubbed over soundless footage of a young boy in Brooklyn trekking to an inner-city court to work on his game. Images of Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and other NBA greats appear as the boy boards a train with his worn-out basketball to travel...
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Utah WR strikes Heisman pose after punt return TD at Michigan

When in Ann Arbor, all punt returners must do what Desmond Howard did. It's pretty much a law. On Saturday, Utah's Kaelin Clay returned a punt for TD and then struck the Heisman pose in front of a packed Big House. Check it out: It's cool in its own right, but what makes it great is the clear shout-out to Howard. In 1991 against Ohio State, the Michigan great returned...
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Kings, Ramon Sessions reportedly agree to two-year, $4.2 million deal

Looks like Ramon Sessions might be hightailing it to Sacramento.  League sources tell Yahoo! Sports/FOX Sports 1's Adrian Wojnarowski the Kings and Sessions have reached an agreement to sign the free-agent guard to a two-year, $4.2 million deal.  According to the report, the Kings will use the bi-annual exception provision to sign Sessions. He will be part of Sacramento'...
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Tigers win appeal on wild play, top Royals to boost AL Central lead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead. The Tigers increased their edge to 2½ games over the Royals. Kansas City fell into a tie for the second wild-card spot with Seattle, which played later at Houston. Detroit...
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Late TD passes lift Jacksonville over Penn 34-31

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) A touchdown pass from Kade Bell to D'Andre Randle with 39 seconds to play completed a fourth-quarter comeback that lifted Jacksonville over Penn 34-31 on Saturday. It was Bell's fourth TD pass of the game and the first win over an Ivy League opponent by Jacksonville. The final touchdown, with a 2-point conversion run by Ulysses Bryant, capped a 15...
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Temple shuts out Delaware St. 59-0

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Khalif Herbin returned a punt 84 yards for his first career touchdown and Temple went on to complete its largest win in school history with a 59-0 shutout over Delaware State on Saturday. Temple set the tempo after blocking a Delaware State punt on the first possession of the game, and Artrel Foster returned it 15 yards for a touchdown. The Owls exploded from...
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Nathan, Tigers escape with 3-2 victory over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead. The Tigers increased their edge to 2 1/2 games over the Royals. Kansas City fell into a tie for the second wild-card spot with Seattle, which played later at Houston...
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Tigers win appeal, top Royals to boost AL Central lead

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Max Scherzer and the Detroit Tigers won their appeal on a wild play, and Joe Nathan escaped a ninth-inning jam to hold off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Saturday and boost their AL Central lead. The Tigers increased their edge to 2 1/2 games over the Royals. Kansas City fell into a tie for the second wild-card spot with Seattle, which played later at Houston. Detroit...
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Coghlan HR leads Cubs over Dodgers, 8-7

CHICAGO (AP) Chris Coghlan hit two homers, including the go-ahead two-run drive off Brian Wilson in the eighth inning, and the Chicago Cubs rallied to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Saturday. The Dodgers were looking to build on a 3 1/2-game lead over San Francisco in the NL West after clinching a playoff spot for the fifth time in nine years on Friday. Instead Los Angeles...
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Stetson puts away Birmingham Southern 37-19

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) Cole Mazza rushed for 131 yards, Jerami Singleton added 113 and each scored fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Stetson put away Division III Birmingham Southern 37-19 on Saturday. Singleton finished with three touchdowns for the Hatters (2-2). His second gave Stetson a 23-19 halftime lead and his third made it 30-19 early in the fourth quarter. After stalling...
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Yale edges Lehigh 54-43

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) Morgan Roberts threw three touchdowns and ran in the game winner to lift Yale to a 54-43 win in its season opener over Lehigh on Saturday. Trailing by as many as 21 points in the second quarter, the Yale comeback was sparked by a 51-yard touchdown run by Candler Rich followed by a 68-yard scoring strike from Morgan to Deon Randall, who had 13 catches for 152...
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Raiders say QB Schaub out for Sunday's game vs. Patriots

  The Oakland Raiders listed backup quarterback Matt Schaub as out Sunday at New England. The team issued a release Saturday saying Schaub won't play but it's not injury related. Rookie Derek Carr won the starting job for the Raiders (0-2) out of training camp after Schaub struggled in his first preseason since being traded to the Raiders from Houston in March. Also Saturday...
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Tevez leads Juventus to scrappy win over upstart AC Milan

Massimiliano Allegri enjoyed a winning return to Milan as Carlos Tevez struck the only goal in Juventus' 1-0 win in Serie A on Saturday. Making his first return to San Siro since being sacked in January, Allegri watched his new side create a handful of chances, but he had to wait until the 71st minute for the decisive goal. The visitors were impressive in the opening half as...
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Tom Brady's former construction boss: He's 'hardest worker I've ever had'

You don’t get to be one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all time without working hard. For Tom Brady, his work ethic extended beyond the football field. Brady delivered a neat “Throwback Thursday” nugget this week when he posted a photo of his post-college résumé to Facebook. His list of work experience ranged from a Merrill Lynch internship to working on a golf course...
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