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LeBron sold his Miami mansion for $13.4 million

When LeBron James left the Miami Heat to rejoin the Cavaliers after four seasons, the decision came as a bit of a surprise.For those wondering if James may one day return to South Beach to play basketball, a clue can be found in his recent decision to sell a sizable piece of real estate.James sold his Miami mansion for $13.4 million, according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com. It was...
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Manchester United blame Real Madrid for De Gea deal collapse

Manchester United insist Real Madrid were the ones to blame for the shock 11th-hour collapse of David de Gea's proposed move to the Bernabeu. United and Madrid had agreed a deal worth £29million ($44.5m) for the sale of the Spanish goalkeeper on Monday, with Keylor Navas coming to Old Trafford as part of the agreement. But shortly after the 11pm deadline for European transfers it...
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Fans to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins

CATASAUQUA, Pa. (AP) Fans will get their chance to remember former NBA great Darryl Dawkins. A public viewing is taking place Tuesday between 4 and 8 p.m. at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Catasauqua. Parking is available at the Catasauqua pool on American Street, and a shuttle bus will run every five minutes to the church. The first player to go from high school into...
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US, Swiss federal prosecutors to give update on FIFA cases

BERN, Switzerland (AP) Federal prosecutors leading investigations of corruption in international football are to hold a joint news conference in FIFA's home city. The office of Switzerland's attorney general Michael Lauber says he and U.S. counterpart Loretta Lynch will give updates on their cases on Sept. 14. Lauber's office says the news conference will explain the ''status of...
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West Ham signs 3 players on final day of transfer window

MANCHESTER, England (AP) West Ham was the biggest early mover on the final day of trading in Britain's summer transfer window, taking midfielders Alex Song and Victor Moses on loan and buying Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic on Tuesday. Everton signed Argentine defender Ramiro Funes Mori from River Plate for 9.5 million pounds ($14.5 million) on a five-year deal. Plenty more moves...
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Was Tokyo Olympic logo designer a serial plagiarizer?

TOKYO (AP) The cry of plagiarism over the now-dropped logo for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics was only the beginning. In the five and a half weeks since its July 24 unveiling, a mounting series of allegations suggested the high-profile Japanese designer behind the logo might be a serial copier. Tokyo's Olympic organizers, who had defended the logo as recently as last Friday, finally threw...
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11 Bulgarian weightlifters lose appeals against doping bans

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed appeals by 11 Bulgarian weightlifters against their doping bans, meaning they will miss the upcoming world championships in Houston. CAS says its panel issued an urgent decision after a hearing held Aug. 24. The worlds are staged Nov. 20-29. Eight men and three women tested positive for the anabolic steroid...
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Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) Some of Kenya's newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a convoy of limousines bearing the logo ''Hotbed of Champions.'' Javelin gold medalist Julius Yego, 400-meter hurdles champion Nicholas Bett and steeplechase winner Ezekiel Kemboi were among those met at an airport in Nairobi by...
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Tokyo expected to scrap 2020 Olympics logo amid plagiarism claims

  Tokyo Olympic organizers are expected to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games on Tuesday following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials in presentations of the design. Up to now, Olympic organizers have supported designer Kenjiro Sano against allegations of plagiarizing the design, but Japan's national broadcaster NHK said that the support will...
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Preview: Brewers vs. Pirates

The Pittsburgh Pirates have moved up their top starter with an eye on the best team in baseball this weekend. Gerrit Cole and the Pirates have good reason to be concerned about first meeting the lowly Milwaukee Brewers given how Jimmy Nelson has dominated them. The Pirates were swept in their last visit to Miller Park and have been stymied by Nelson as they send Cole to the mound...
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Preview: Twins vs. White Sox

Considering how they've handled the Chicago White Sox in recent home matchups, the Minnesota Twins could keep making strides in the AL wild-card race this week. Chris Sale would appear to be an imposing obstacle for the Twins on Tuesday night, but they've proved one of his most difficult opponents this season. Minnesota (67-63) has won six of its seven home games against its AL Central...
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Arsenal eye PSG duo Cavani and Rabiot

Each day we'll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around look to splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they're always entertaining... Arsenal held talks with Paris Saint-Germain on Monday over Edinson Cavani and Adrien Rabiot. The Daily Mail claims the Gunners switched attention to the powerful Uruguayan striker after finally admitting...
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Venable returns to Petco Park, admits 'nerve-wracking' transition with Rangers

After seven-plus seasons calling Petco Park home, Will Venable entered the visiting clubhouse at the San Diego Padres' stadium on Monday. "I'd never seen it before," said Venable, who was traded to the Texas Rangers two weeks ago. "It's a little weird, but otherwise it's great to be back in San Diego." Prior to being dealt to the Lone Star State, Venable had called San Diego home...
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Justin Morneau set to return to Rockies this week

Justin Morneau appears to be on his way to taking the field with the Colorado Rockies for the first time since May. The Denver Post reports that the first baseman, who has been sidelined with a concussion and cervical strain since May 14, will be back with the team this week, "likely Thursday to be evaluated." Morneau began a rehab assignment in the minors over the weekend and has...
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Charlie Blackmon's 'abracadabra' slide completely jukes D-backs SS

Charlie Blackmon knew he was hosed at second base while trying to steal on Diamondbacks catcher Wellington Castillo. So, he pulled a little trick out of his top hat. In the first inning of the Rockies' 5-4 win over the Diamondbacks on Monday, Blackmon appeared as though he was sliding directly into the waiting tag of D-backs shortstop Chris Owings, but instead improvised and beat...
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Dodgers medical staff conducting review amid hamstring epidemic

The Los Angeles Dodgers currently have three position players on the disabled list – all of them with hamstring injuries. Utility man Kiké Hernandez became the latest to become sidelined with a hamstring injury, joining second baseman Howie Kendrick and right fielder Yasiel Puig on the 15-day DL with a hamstring strain. Amid the recent epidemic in hamstring injuries on the team...
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Phil Gosselin plays first game since being acquired by D-backs

Two days after Phil Gosselin was placed on the disabled list in May, he was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Three months later, he has finally taken the field for his new team. The 26-year-old infielder, who was acquired by the D-backs on May 20 while he was on the DL after having surgery to repair his fractured left thumb, took the field for Arizona on Monday, playing in his...
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Ziegler injures himself in second-consecutive relief collapse

Brad Ziegler has been a solid back-end reliever for the Arizona Diamondbacks all season, but his past two outings have been quite a regression for the veteran reliever. A day after giving up three earned runs in the top of the 11th inning of the D-backs' 7-4 loss to the Oakland A's on Sunday, Ziegler was shellacked by the Colorado Rockies for four runs in the bottom of the ninth...
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Australia coach worried over pay dispute ahead of qualifier

PERTH, Australia (AP) Coach Ange Postecoglou is concerned that a bitter pay dispute between players and Football Federation Australia has impinged on Australia's preparation for Thursday's World Cup qualifying match against Bangladesh. Australian players have boycotted commercial appearances in Perth this week because of an impasse in pay negotiations between Professional Footballers...
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Everton signs Funes Mori; Song to West Ham on deadline day

MANCHESTER, England (AP) The final day of trading in Britain's summer transfer window began with Everton signing Argentine defender Ramiro Funes Mori and West Ham taking Cameroon midfielder Alex Song on loan from Barcelona for the second straight season. Plenty more moves are expected, including Monaco forward Anthony Martial heading to Manchester United in a reported deal worth...
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Dickerson ready to hit, timetable for return remains unknown

Outfielder Corey Dickerson is getting back into baseball activities, but the Colorado Rockies still haven't pulled back their cautious approach in returning him back to the baseball diamond. The Denver Post reports that Dickerson, who has been on the disabled list for a month with fractured ribs he sustained while diving for a catch, was slated to take live batting practice for...
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Spurrier takes shot at Meyer, Ohio State over weak nonconference foes

The Florida Gators have won three national championships in football. On Monday, the coach who won the first one took a shot at the guy who won the other two … and then one more last season. Speaking on “The Paul Finebaum Show” on ESPN Radio on Monday, current South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier talked the upcoming SEC football season. And before long, the 70-year-old Spurrier...
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Dodgers topple Giants in 14 on Gonzalez's walk-off single

LOS ANGELES — Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams. The first-place Dodgers' lead increased to 4½ games over their second-place rivals after the longest game by innings for both teams...
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Dodgers beat Giants 5-4 in 14 innings on Gonzalez's single

LOS ANGELES (AP) Adrian Gonzalez singled in the winning run with the bases loaded in the 14th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 early Tuesday in the opener of a crucial series between the NL West's top two teams. The first-place Dodgers' lead increased to 4 1/2 games over their second-place rivals after the longest game by innings for both...
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NFL's toughest division has big changes, challenge ahead

CINCINNATI (AP) Anytime there's a debate about the NFL's toughest division, teams in the AFC North are quick to point out the playoff appearances. Yep. Nobody can top them. The AFC North has sent more teams to the playoffs than any other division in the last seven years - 15 in all. Last season, the Steelers won the division at 11-5, and Cincinnati (10-5-1) and Baltimore (10-6)...
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