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Column: Time for these child stars to get paid?

Like just about every other organized youth sports program, the Little League World Series is being played mostly for the benefit of grown-ups. Only it's way more organized than anything you're likely to find at the end of your block and the grown-ups who benefit the most aren't family and friends, but the suits who run Disney and a host of other media outfits. Little...
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Like 'Hunger Games,' hunks or dancing? Yup — it’s Best of Jay and Dan

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European soccer clubs opening US academies

MIAMI (AP) As the U.S. appetite for soccer grows, more American kids are harboring dreams of becoming the next David Beckham or Leo Messi. Their aspirations, realistic or not, have not gone unnoticed by top international teams, which are trying to capitalize financially. European clubs like Barcelona, Liverpool and Arsenal have long sent coaches to work at U.S. summer camps, but...
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New Mexico women's soccer team cancels season opener over hazing

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — The University of New Mexico women's soccer team canceled its opening match of the season following an investigation into a hazing incident that led to two players quitting the team. Athletic Director Paul Krebs said Wednesday that there's no question there was hazing by the women's soccer team and that alcohol played a role. Two team members...
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US Open ... mic — Serena shows off singing skills at New York club

  Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked athlete performed "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" on Wednesday night at Arena in New York City. She danced and swayed her hips in a mini dress as she sang the song in falsetto and attempted high notes. Williams told the crowd before she...
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Sprinter Gatlin still tripped up by checkered past

Justin Gatlin hasn't felt this lean or this quick or even this hungry - he's cut way back on cheeseburgers and chocolate - in quite some time. Using a shorter, more compact stride, the American sprinter is off to an 11-0 start in 100-meter races this season, although none have been against a certain person named Usain Bolt. Yet, no matter how many events Gatlin wins or how...
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Familiar faces for Packers QB Aaron Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers likes what he sees when he looks around the Green Bay Packers' No. 1 offense: Familiar faces. With running back Eddie Lacy in the backfield, top wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb entrenched and first-year starting center JC Tretter established as the clear-cut choice in the middle of the line, continuity has reigned throughout training...
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Calipari on the biggest changes in athletes in the past 10 years

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Lions leaning on solid offensive line this season

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions should have time to throw and room to run with their collection of talented playmakers, thanks to what looks like a solid offensive line. All five starters are back up front from last year. Matthew Stafford was sacked just 23 times last season, a low number considering he attempted 634 passes to Calvin Johnson and other targets. Reggie Bush...
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The finish line is in sight on the PGA Tour

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) Rory McIlroy isn't just biding his time for the next seven months until the Masters and his chance to complete the career Grand Slam. Next up is the FedEx Cup and its $10 million bonus. The FedEx Cup playoffs get underway Thursday at Ridgewood Country Club with The Barclays, the first of four tournaments in which the field size will be reduced each week until...
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A Pick Six of new passing combos

Just what Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III need: more dynamic receivers. Six NFL teams have made significant alterations in their passing games. Denver, Indianapolis, Washington and Baltimore did so with proven wideouts. Tampa Bay and Houston chose new quarterbacks to combine with an established target. A Pick Six of new passing combinations: Denver: Eric Decker...
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MLS Roundup: Galaxy comeback stuns Colorado, D.C. United and Montreal win in CCL

Colorado 3 – LA Galaxy 4 Landon Donovan capped a three-goal comeback after the interval to send the Rapids skidding to a fifth straight loss. Colorado stormed out of the gates in Commerce City through a pair of milestones: Marlon Hairston collected his first MLS goal with a cool finish at the back post, while Edson Buddle registered his 100th goal with a trademark header. Robbie...
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Padres beat Dodgers 4-1 to end 2-game skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Stults (6-13) allowed one run in five innings, struck out five and walked one. The Dodgers came into the game with a 20-10 record against left-handed opponents...
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Gallery: UCLA practice action

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Report: Maya Moore to be named WNBA MVP for first time in career

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity...
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Braves-Reds Preview

While the Atlanta Braves' winning streak just came to an end in embarrassing fashion, they may be able to start a new one Thursday night. Atlanta heads to Cincinnati for the first of four against the slumping Reds, who are in danger of falling completely out of the postseason race. The Braves (66-61) had outscored opponents 33-14 during a five-game run before Wednesday's...
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Players Only: Is spotlight on young athletes too bright?

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Shared Belief is 5-2 favorite for Pacific Classic

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Shared Belief was installed as the early 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Defending champion Game On Dude was listed as the 3-1 second choice at the draw on Wednesday night. Shared Belief drew the far outside post in the 11-horse field and will be ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, who took off 7-year-old gelding Game On Dude to ride...
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MLS Capsules

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Landon Donovan scored in the 80th minute to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 4-3 comeback victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. The Galaxy (10-5-7) trailed 2-0 and 3-1 in the first half. Goals by Robbie Keane, Omar Gonzalez, Alan Gordon and Donovan handed Colorado (8-11-6) its fifth straight loss. An unmarked Keane scored on a header in the...
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Earthquakes, Sounders finish in 1-1 draw

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot in the 65th minute on Wednesday night and the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders. The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were routed 5-0 at home last Saturday by FC Dallas. Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back into a tie for both...
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Watch MJ get dunked on — thanks to Jeter's Ice Bucket Challenge

It isn't often that you see Michael Jordan on the receiving end of a dunk. But thanks to Derek Jeter and the charity cause sweeping the Internet, His Airness was the one getting posterized on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Yankees captain Derek Jeter took the Ice Bucket Challenge, getting dunked then issuing the challenge to MJ. A day later, Jordan obliged: And as for that poster shot...
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Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

NEW YORK (AP) Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked athlete performed ''Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend'' on Wednesday night at Arena in New York City. She danced and swayed her hips in a mini dress as she sang the song in falsetto and attempted high notes. Williams told...
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D'backs fall late to Nats, lose fifth straight

WASHINGTON (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks proved they could hang with the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. That is right up until the last at-bat, once again. The Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Diamondbacks. Arizona has lost five straight, the last...
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Wondolowski lifts Earthquakes to tie with Sounders

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot midway through the 66th minute on Wednesday night as the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders. The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were coming off a 5-0 loss at home last Saturday to FC Dallas. Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back...
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Carl Edwards to Drive No. 19 For Joe Gibbs in 2015

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