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Carrasco goes the distance in Indians' 3-1 victory

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter, Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer and the Cleveland Indians beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Thursday night. Francisco Lindor had two hits for the Indians, who won their second straight following a six-game losing streak. Josh Reddick doubled in a first-inning run for the A's, who have lost six of their last seven. Carrasco...
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Daniel Norris excited to play for Detroit, 'second cousin' Brad Ausmus

Among a flurry of activity this week, the Toronto Blue Jays have made the loudest statement.In a blockbuster trade with the Detroit Tigers, Toronto acquired David Price. One of the pieces going back to Detroit is highly-touted lefty Daniel Norris.He took to Twitter to express his excitement about the new opportunity:Even told a little fun fact about himself:It'll be like a family...
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Rays RHP Chris Archer vocal about his team's need to make trades

The Toronto Blue Jays made a few splashes in the trade market this week, acquiring both Troy Tulowitzki and David Price.Tampa Bay Rays starter Chris Archer wants in on that action."I'm speaking for our clubhouse when I say this, WE are hoping and confident that the areas of need will be addressed in the coming hours so that we can stay competitive not just in September but through...
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Blue Jays GM Anthopoulos speaks on David Price deal

In case you haven't heard, the Toronto Blue Jays are going for it all this year.Just hours after acquiring short stop Troy Tulowitzki from the Colorado Rockies, the Jays made another big splash, trading for a bonafide ace in David Price from the Detroit Tigers.How were they able to pull off the Price deal?General manager Alex Anthopoulos spoke to the media and explained how the deal...
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Sabathia dehydrated after Yankees' 7-6 loss in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) CC Sabathia was taken to the hospital with symptoms of dehydration after the New York Yankees' 7-6 loss at Texas on Thursday night. It was 101 degrees at the start of the game. Sabathia, moved up a day in the rotation to start after Michael Pineda was put on the disabled list earlier in the day, threw 80 pitches through one batter in the sixth inning. A Yankees...
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Beijing makes last pitch in bidding for 2022 Winter Games

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Beijing highlighted environmental improvements since he Summer Olympics in 2008 in its final presentation to the IOC before voting Friday to determine which city will be awarded the 2022 Winter Games. Beijing mayor Wang Anshun told the IOC delegates that the 2008 Beijing Games ''served as an impetus'' to make improvements costing $130 billion to enhance...
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Chiefs rookie TE O'Shaughnessy is in a perfect position

There's no place else James O'Shaughnessy would rather be than St. Joseph, Mo.That's where his new team holds its training camp. And that's where he has a shot at the Chiefs' No. 2 tight end job right off the bat, as an unproven rookie.“So far, I’ve been very fortunate to receive a lot of passes and opportunities in practice," the D-II product said. "So I would say it’s probably...
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Chiefs rookie CBs Peters, Nelson helping each other prepare

Marcus Peters and Steven Nelson couldn't report with other rookies could. Instead, league rules forced the two first-year cornerbacks to stay at their respective PAC-12 schools until graduation. They're making up for the lost time --- together as an unstoppable twosome."We’ve been in the playbook together every night, communicating with each other back and forth if we need each...
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Raiders rookie WR Amari Cooper: 'I don't really feel any pressure'

It seems like everyone -- from regular Raiders fans to Jerry Rice -- expect big things from Amari Cooper.It's all noise to the new Raiders rookie. He's just here to play football and let the rest fall into place."I don't really feel any pressure to deliver," Cooper told reporters at training camp. "I have before but I've really grown as a person so I don't really feel any pressure...
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Raiders' new coaching staff is energizing the whole roster

Marquette King can't wait to get to work in the morning. It's the first time he's felt like this since joining the Raiders in 2012."During the offseason, I woke up every day like, 'Man, I can't wait to get around those coaches,'" the punter told the Contra Costa Times. "They bring so much more energy. Each coach is a different character and I love it."King speaks for the entire Raiders...
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TJ Carrie is feeling the pressure as Raiders' new top cornerback

This time last year, T.J. Carrie was just a no-name seventh round pick. He was no lock to make the Raiders roster whatsoever.Boy, how times have changed. Carrie is entering this summer as the team's top cover man after a standout rookie year. And with that, comes an all-business mindset."Last year as a rookie, they're willing to give you those mistakes and opportunities to fail because...
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Chargers, Eric Weddle pass contract 'deadline' without a peep

No news is usually good news -- but not when it comes to the San Diego Chargers and their best defender.Eric Weddle's self-imposed contract deadline came and went without any discussions. The star safety will now instruct his agent not to speak with the Bolts again, according to U-T San Diego.Furthermore, the nine-year All-Pro has said he won't discuss his contract publicly until...
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Peyton Manning will be kept in the loop about training camp restrictions

When Gary Kubiak first mentioned the idea of limiting Peyton Manning's summer snaps, he couldn't help but think of his last legendary pupil.Like Manning, John Elway initially resisted a so-called "pitch count." Like Manning, Elway eventually came around."I can remember some of the conversations that we're having now and some of the same conversations we had as coaches going into...
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Elway: Broncos' run-first approach will be Manning's best friend

John Elway knows exactly what a chains-moving run game can do for an aging quarterback.The Broncos legend won two Super Bowl titles by turning around and handing the ball off, not whipping it down the field in his late 30's. Elway thinks the team's current QB can do the same."What I can say, late in my career, that was my best friend, the running game," Elway told reporters at Broncos...
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Jaguars welcome back healthy Paul Posluszny

After missing the last nine games of the season with a torn pectoral muscle, Jacksonville middle linebacker Paul Posluszny is back and ready to begin training camp with his teammates.“Not enough words could explain what Poz is to this defense,” safety Johnathan Cyprien said, via the Florida Times-Union. “It’s great to have him back, so great.The nine-year veteran registered...
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Rays-Red Sox Preview

If not for one pitch, Erasmo Ramirez might still be amid an impressive stretch that dates back to May. The Tampa Bay Rays right-hander will try to get back on track Friday night against the Boston Red Sox. Ramirez (8-4, 3.74 ERA) had yielded two runs or fewer in nine consecutive starts, matching the second-longest streak in franchise history, while going 6-1 with a 1.29 ERA entering...
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Mark Cuban: NFL should have hit Brady with longer suspension

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers announce the 'Siege the Day' campaign

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that their previous marketing campaign of "It's a Bucs Life," will now be replaced with a brand new campaign. The team paired up with ChappellRoberts, and according to Joe Kania of Buccaneers.com, has created the slogan "Siege the Day." "The new 'Siege the Day™' marketing campaign is focused on capturing the high level of excitement and energy...
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Gerald McCoy is reportedly in seriously good shape heading into 2015

Gerald McCoy is tired of losing those close games. As reported by Roy Cummings of The Tampa Tribune, McCoy spent his "offseason" from June to now, simply putting in some major hours working out. The reason? Well, McCoy wants to be at his best throughout the entire game, every game next season. “I’ve been trying to put myself in the worst situations possible, the most exhausting...
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Cardinals' kicker Catanzaro seeking perfection in 2015

By all accounts, it was a stellar rookie season for Cardinals' kicker Chandler Catanzaro.He converted on his first 17 field goals, which set an NFL rookie record. In total, he made 29 of his 33 field goals. On extra points, he was a perfect 29 for 29, and in the process, set a franchise rookie record for points with 114.In 2015, however, the player known as the "Cat Man" is setting...
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Whisenhunt: Titans standing by Justin Hunter

Tennessee wide receiver Justin Hunter faces charges in Virginia stemming from a July 3 bar fight, but the third-year player will be on the field when the Titans kick off training camp on Friday."Justin is here and he's ready to go," Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt said, via ESPN. "We've communicated with the league, we feel comfortable with where the process is and he'll be on the field...
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Louganis contemplates his, fellow Olympian Jenner's journeys

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) Greg Louganis said he was unaware of fellow Olympian Bruce Jenner's gender identity struggle when their paths crossed at the Summer 1976 Games and in later years. The diving great, among the first prominent athletes to come out as gay, said Thursday he has yet to speak with the now-Caitlyn Jenner but can appreciate what she's going through. ''We all have...
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Hamilton's game-ending hit gives Texas 7-6 win over Yankees

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Josh Hamilton delivered a game-ending RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the AL East-leading New York Yankees 7-6 on Thursday night. Hamilton also had a three-run homer for the Rangers, who scored the winning run after a wild ninth to split the four-game series. Delino DeShields drew a leadoff walk in the ninth off Nick...
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Phillips enjoys Sabermetrician's dream with historic night at plate

  Brandon Phillips didn't realize he had done something very rare. Phillips hit a pair of three-run homers and drove in a career-high seven runs on Thursday night, powering the Reds to a 15-5 victory that kept the Pittsburgh Pirates winless in Cincinnati this season. The Reds opened the season with a three-game sweep of the Pirates at Great American Ball Park. They improved to 4...
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Mercury race past Shock with 19-5 closing spurt

TULSA, Okla. -- DeWanna Bonner had 24 points and nine rebounds, Candice Dupree scored 20 and the Phoenix Mercury beat Tulsa 78-66 on Thursday night in the Shock's first game since their Dallas relocation announcement. Phoenix trailed 61-59 with 5 minutes remaining but closed on a 19-5 spurt -- with Bonner, Dupree and Brittney Griner scoring all the points for the Mercury. Griner...
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