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Raiders waive second-year safety Jonathan Dowling

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) The Oakland Raiders have waived safety Jonathan Dowling, making the move a day before their third preseason game. The team announced the move Saturday on Twitter ahead of Sunday night's home preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals. A seventh-round draft pick out of Western Kentucky in 2014, Dowling played in seven games with no starts last season as a rookie...
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Bills cornerback Gilmore being examined for concussion

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Bills starting cornerback Stephon Gilmore has been taken to the locker room to be examined for a possible concussion. Gilmore was hurt tackling Pittsburgh Steelers receiver Markus Wheaton in the first quarter on Saturday afternoon. Gilmore led with his head, and was struck by Wheaton in the right shoulder and helmet. After attempting to get up, Gilmore...
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Vermaelen's goal enough as Barca survive scare to edge Malaga

BARCELONA, Spain -- Thomas Vermaelen scored his first goal for Barcelona to give the team a second straight hard-fought 1-0 win in the Spanish league Saturday as it edged Malaga at Camp Nou. The former Arsenal defender volleyed in a cross parried by Malaga goalkeeper Carlos Kameni for the 73rd-minute winner. Kameni had denied Lionel Messi on several occasions as he tried to replicate...
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Jags' Branch will miss 'significant time' with knee injury

Jaguars defensive end Andre Branch will miss "significant time" early in the season after spraining a knee ligament. Coach Gus Bradley made the announcement Saturday, one day after Branch was injured during a preseason game against Detroit. Branch sprained the medial collateral ligament in his left knee early in the game, when teammate Aaron Colvin landed on him. "He could miss significant...
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Mystics-Storm Preview

The Washington Mystics are closing in on a playoff spot thanks to a lengthy win streak over Western Conference foes. That streak will get put to the test in a place where the Mystics haven't won in over a decade. The Mystics look for a ninth straight win against the West as they try to avoid a 10th consecutive road loss versus the Seattle Storm on Sunday night. Washington (16-11...
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Live: Real Madrid lock horns with Real Betis

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Source: Trent Williams scores five-year extension from Redskins

The Washington Redskins have locked down a big piece of their offensive line. Tackle Trent Williams has agreed to a five-year contract extension worth $66 million, a source told FOX Sports 1 NFL Insider Mike Garafolo. The deal includes $43.25 million in guarantees. Williams, the No. 4 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft, is a three-time Pro Bowler and has 70 career starts under his belt.  
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Timbers-Sounders Preview

Since joining MLS in 2011, the Portland Timbers have never won in a regular-season visit to the Seattle Sounders. The Timbers might have their best chance to end that drought Sunday against their struggling Cascadia Cup rivals, who again will be without Clint Dempsey. Portland (11-8-7) is 0-4-2 in regular-season road games against the Sounders, including a 1-0 loss April 26 with...
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Report: Angels looking for an upgrade before August 31 deadline

The deadline for teams to make roster moves in anticipation of the postseason is Monday, August 31. With roughly two days to go, the Los Angeles Angels are looking to improve their pitching staff, according to Jeff Fletcher of the O.C. Register. Though Fletcher says the team is 'finding it difficult' to find a suitable deal on the waiver wire, they're still looking for improvement...
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Blue Jays' Encarnacion hits 3 HRs against Tigers

TORONTO (AP) Edwin Encarnacion hit a grand slam in the seventh inning for his third home run of the game in Saturday's contest against Detroit. Encarnacion extended his hitting streak to 24 games with a three-run blast off Buck Farmer in the first, drilled a two-run shot off Guido Knudson in the sixth, then connected off Alex Wilson in the seventh. Encarnacion has tied a Blue Jays...
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Activist: Sewage killed thousands of fish near Olympic Park in Brazil

  Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events. Moscatelli said Saturday that thousands of tilapia, sea bass and mullets started washing up Friday on the shore of Rio de Janeiro's Jacarepagua Lagoon. He said the die-off could be repeated during next...
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Allegri: Bayern target Coman leaving Juve amid growing transfer rumor

Massimiliano Allegri has confirmed Kingsley Coman will be leaving Juventus before the transfer deadline, amid reports he is set to join Bayern Munich. The highly rated Frenchman has been a bit-part player at Juve under Allegri, despite showing huge potential in his rare outings. Coman started last weekend's shock defeat to Udinese, but that looks set to be his final Juve appearance...
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Second-seeded Anderson beats Herbert for Winston-Salem title

  Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa won his first pro title in more than three years when he beat French qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4, 7-5 in the Winston-Salem Open final on Saturday. Anderson, ranked 15th, needed just 92 minutes to secure his third career ATP World Tour tournament title, and his first since winning at Delray Beach, Fla., on March 4, 2012. Since...
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Moment of silence held for Justin Wilson

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) A moment of silence has been observed in memory of Justin Wilson prior to the start of the NASCAR Xfinity race at Road America. Wilson died Monday from a head injury sustained when he was struck by debris during an IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway in Pennsylvania. Many drivers at Road America placed decals on their cars in memory of Wilson. The rear...
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Sporting Gijon hold Real Sociedad to a lackluster draw

BARCELONA Spain - David Moyes' Real Sociedad is still searching for its first win- and its first goal- of the Spanish league season after the Basque side drew 0-0 with Real Sporting on Saturday. The former Manchester United manager will be under pressure to energize his attack following its scoreless draw in last week's league opener and a lackluster finish last season. For Sporting...
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NL Central ranks as one of MLB's greatest all-time divisions

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Braves option Williams Perez to minors following rough loss

ATLANTA (AP) The Atlanta Braves have optioned right-hander Williams Perez to Triple-A Gwinnett and recalled right-hander Jake Brigham from Gwinnett. Perez gave up eight runs in 1 2-3 innings in the Braves' 15-4 loss to the Yankees on Friday night. He had a 5.56 ERA in 17 games with Atlanta. Brigham was 0-1 with a 4.80 ERA in 11 games, all in relief, in an earlier stint with the...
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Live scores: EJ Manuel gets his shot in early NFL preseason action

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Activist: thousands of fish dead near Olympic Park in Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) Brazilian environmentalist and biologist Mario Moscatelli says sewage has killed at least a ton of fish in a lagoon next to the Olympic Park that will host many Rio 2016 events. Moscatelli said Saturday that thousands of tilapia, sea bass and mullets started washing up Friday on the shore of Rio de Janeiro's Jacarepagua Lagoon. He said the die-off could be repeated...
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Giovinco 1 of 9 foreign-based players in Italy squad

MILAN (AP) Antonio Conte has recalled Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco to the Italy squad for the upcoming European Champions qualifiers against Bulgaria and Malta. Giovinco, who has scored 17 goals and set up another 12 since moving to Major League Soccer from Juventus, is one of nine foreign-based players in the 28-man squad. The 28-year-old has won 21 caps for Italy but...
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Sassuolo move top of Serie A with win over Bologna

MILAN - Sassuolo won 1-0 at newly-promoted Bologna to move top of Serie A for the first time in its history on Saturday. Antonio Floro Flores scored three minutes from time with a low, angled drive. It was a third goal in as many matches for Floro Flores, who scored in last weekend's opening 2-1 win over Napoli as well as in the Italian Cup. Later, Mario Balotelli could make his...
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Japan beats Mexico, advances to Little League World Series title game

Yugo Aoki singled for Tokyo's first hit in the seventh inning, and then scored on a fielder's choice to help Japan beat Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico 1-0 on Saturday for a spot in the championship game of the Little League World Series. The run came home when Mexico was unable to turn a double play on a bases-loaded groundball up the middle by Koki Jo. It was the only offense...
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Defender Jonny Evans leaves Manchester United for West Brom

WEST BROMWICH, England -- Defender Jonny Evans has left Manchester United to join West Bromwich Albion. The Northern Ireland international rose through the ranks at United and was the second-longest serving current player behind Wayne Rooney, making 198 appearances. The 27-year-old center back signed a four-year deal at the Hawthorns. The three-time Premier League winner says West...
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US Open: Even No. 2-ranked Simona Halep is rooting for Serena to win

  Second-ranked Simona Halep says she meant it when she told Serena Williams after their match last weekend that she hopes the American completes the Grand Slam. Halep's comment during the trophy ceremony at Cincinnati raised some eyebrows because of the implications: If Williams wins the U.S. Open, that means Halep doesn't. The Romanian said Saturday that of course if the two meet...
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D.C. United-Red Bulls Preview

Neither the New York Red Bulls nor D.C. United played to their usual standards in their last MLS games. It's likely both will raise the intensity levels considering the stakes of Sunday's clash between the Eastern Conference's top teams. New York (11-7-6) sits five points behind D.C. (13-9-3) for first place but has three games in hand on its longtime rival. The Red Bulls missed...
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