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Bjoern Werner: 'I can be a baller' when healthy

Through his first two seasons in the NFL, Indianapolis Colts defensive end Bjoern Werner has largely failed to live up to expectations. On Tuesday, the former first-round pick offered an explanation: He's been hurt. "It's that simple," Werner said, according to Stephen Holder of the Indianapolis Star. "Since I've entered the league, I haven't been healthy one time."  Werner, the...
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One day off, then back-to-back Game 7's -- thanks, Blackhawks

It's time to put to bed one of the media-driven narratives of the Western Conference finals. Anaheim is not wearing down Chicago's thin blue line or smaller forwards with its physical play. In case you missed it, Chicago played its best game of the series on Wednesday, handing the Ducks their first regulation loss of this postseason with a 5-2 win at United Center to tie the series...
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Watch out, world: Riley Curry's back and headed to the Finals

After and the Warriors finished the Rockets in Wednesday's 104-90 win to advance to the NBA Finals, Stephen Curry sat in front of reporters and was asked about how he'd handle LeBron James in the upcoming battle of MVPs. With a rambunctious 2-year-old fidgeting in his lap, trying to take the microphone from him and stealing the show once again, they should've asked how Curry would...
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Cashner pitches Padres to 5-4 win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Justin Upton and Matt Kemp hit two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning and Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer to help give run-starved Andrew Cashner all the support he would need as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday night. Cashner (2-7) allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings and struck out six in the rubber game...
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RECAP: Cashner pitches Padres to 5-4 win over Angels

Justin Upton and Matt Kemp hit two-out RBI singles in the seventh inning and Will Middlebrooks had a two-run homer to help give run-starved Andrew Cashner all the support he would need as the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 on Wednesday night. Cashner (2-7) allowed three runs and eight hits in seven innings and struck out six in the rubber game of the interleague...
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Simmons and Maybin help Braves beat Dodgers 3-2

LOS ANGELES (AP) Andrelton Simmons had two hits and scored the go-ahead run on Adam Liberatore's wild pitch in the eighth inning, Cameron Maybin homered to continue his hot month and the Atlanta Braves beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. With the game tied 1-1, Simmons led off the eighth with a single against Chris Hatcher (1-4) and,...
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Beadles battling to keep starting job with Jags

Last year, the Jacksonville Jaguars handed guard Zane Beadles a five-year, $30-million contract in free agency. This year, after a season in which the Jaguars surrendered an NFL-high 71 sacks, Beadles is fighting for his spot in the starting lineup. Jacksonville general manager Dave Caldwell was aggressive in addressing the team's offensive line during the offseason, including spending...
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Reds to honor Perez with statue

  The Reds will honor Tony Perez with a bronze statue at Great American Ball Park on August 22, according to the Cincinnati Enquirer. “A native of Cuba, Perez was a key member of the two-time world champion Big Red Machine. In 2000, the first baseman became a member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and remains one of franchise's most beloved players.” Local artist Tom Tsuchiya...
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Reds not ruling out Cueto for Sunday

  After getting some good news – a clean MRI – on Tuesday, and playing catch on Wednesday, Johnny Cueto could return to the Reds rotation as early as Sunday. “We'll make a decision on Sunday,” Reds manager Bryan Price told the Cincinnati Enquirer. “Jason [Marquis] a little banged up. Nothing he can't pitch with, but he's banged up as well.” Cueto missed his last start...
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MLS Capsules

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Juninho scored on a penalty kick early in the first half and Los Angeles beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Wednesday night to extend the Galaxy's home unbeaten streak to 23 games. Juninho caught goalkeeper Nick Rimando diving the wrong way on a penalty kick in the seventh minute. RSL was whistled for an unlucky hand ball in the penalty area when the ball bounced off...
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Galaxy extend home unbeaten streak to 23 games

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Juninho scored on a penalty kick early in the first half and Los Angeles beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Wednesday night to extend the Galaxy's home unbeaten streak to 23 games. Juninho caught goalkeeper Nick Rimando diving the wrong way on a penalty kick in the seventh minute. RSL was whistled for an unlucky hand ball in the penalty area when the ball bounced off...
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Timbers beat East-leading DC United 1-0

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Captain Will Johnson returned to Portland's lineup to help the Timbers beat Eastern Conference-leading D.C. United 1-0 on Wednesday night. Johnson missed the first 12 games of the season while recovering from a broken right leg suffered on Sept. 27. He played 84 minutes before being substituted out. Maximiliano Urruti scored the lone goal in the fifth minute...
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Cubs are keeping an eye on Aiken

  Brady Aiken may be one of the biggest mysteries of the upcoming draft and while the Cubs may not end up selecting him, they are keeping an eye on him. Aiken was the No. 1 pick last year, but didn't sign because of arm troubles. “We haven’t actually – on purpose – talked about it too much,” amateur scouting director Matt Dorey told CSN Chicago. “Just because you get...
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Auburn's over/under win total opens at 8.5

Fan expectations will be high for the Auburn Tigers in 2015 and the gambling experts backup that faith by opening the Tigers over/under win total at 8.5, according to 5Dimes. The Tigers won eight games last season despite splitting their SEC games and firing their defensive coordinator. With former Gators' head coach Will Muschamp now calling the shots on defense, it's safe to assume...
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Youngsters living up to reputation

  The Cubs knew they were going to have some youth in the lineup this season and while the rookies – Addison Russell, Kris Bryant and Jorge Soler – are full of talent, it's never easy to predict how they will handle life in the Major Leagues. So far, so good. “These guys are handling themselves on and off the field in a manner well beyond their years,” Cubs president of...
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Evan Gattis heating up for Astros

Slugger Evan Gattis had a tough first few weeks for the Houston Astros this season, going 0-20 with his new club and generally struggling to be the run producer the club had hoped he'd be.However, things appear to be shifting for the powerful hitter.Over his last 30 games, Gattis has driven in 29 runs and is hitting .264 - a significant improvement on his overall average of .205...
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Bortles: 'What we're doing here is something special'

As the Jacksonville Jaguars continue to hold OTAs this week, second-year quarterback Blake Bortles expressed confidence both in himself and in the direction the team is heading. Bortles, who spent much of the offseason training in California, told the team's official website he feels much more comfortable heading into his second season. “Things were kind of just flying by, and...
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Josh Hamilton looking forward to Globe Life Park return on Thursday

On Wednesday, Josh Hamilton finally picked up his first base hit since (re)joining the Texas Rangers. With that milestone out of the way, the veteran outfielder will look for more good vibes when he takes the field on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox: it will be his first appearance in front of Rangers fans at Globe Life Park since returning to the club earlier this season...
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Holliday sets National League record

  When Cardinals left lielder Matt Holliday lined a base hit in Wednesday night's game, he became the first National League player to safely get on base in his first 43 games of the season. As soon as Holliday singled, the crowd at Busch Stadium honored him with a standing ovation, according to Cardinals.com. The previous Cardinals record, which Holliday tied Tuesday, was 42 games...
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Report: Jeff Van Gundy interviews for Pelicans' vacant coaching job

  The New Orleans Pelicans have interviewed Jeff Van Gundy for the club's vacant head coaching job, according to a person familiar with the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the Pelicans have not disclosed any candidates they've interviewed to succeed Monty Williams, who was fired May 12. Yahoo Sports first reported Van Gundy's...
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Segura to return at end of the week

  Luis Sardinas has filled in admirably, but the Brewers will get Jean Segura back at the end of the week. The 25-year old shortstop has been out with a fractured pinkie and was hitting .262 before the injury. Photo Credit: Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports  
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Seattle takes over top spot in West by beating Colorado 1-0

SEATTLE (AP) Marco Pappa scored in the 16th minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night, moving them into first place in the Western Conference. Pappa's goal was his first of the season for the Sounders (7-3-2, 23 points). Goalkeeper Stefan Frei earned his league-leading seventh shutout and his third in a row. Seattle has not allowed...
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Korean team claims Pirates minor leaguer

  According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pirates minor leaguer Deibinson Romero has agreed to terms with the Doosan Bears of the Korea Baseball Organization. “Romero, 28, was hitting .302 with a .403 OBP, 6 homers and 13 doubles in 155 plate appearances for Class AAA Indianapolis this season. He signed with the Pirates in December as a minor league free agent and was invited...
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Alabama's over/under win total opens at 9.5

For a team many to consider the favorite in the SEC, the Alabama Crimson Tide have a low opening over/under at 9.5, according to gambling site 5Dimes.The number may seem low for a team projected to win their conference, but no other SEC team's number is quite that high. Both Arkansas and Auburn's over/under opened at 8.5 games, which is the closest number to the Tide's. Other interesting...
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Warriors eliminate Rockets, end 40-year NBA Finals drought

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Stephen Curry had 26 points and eight rebounds, Harrison Barnes added 24 points and the Golden State Warriors advanced to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years with a 104-90 victory over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night. After decades of wishing and waiting for this moment, the Warriors have finally arrived. They shook off a slow start and sweated...
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