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Cowboys' Bryant has prolonged incident with teammate at camp

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) Dez Bryant and Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon had to be separated in a heated exchange that lasted several minutes before quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver late in Sunday's practice at training camp. Bryant, who has a history of sideline antics that include screaming at coaches and teammates, went after Patmon several times...
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Rams' Trumaine Johnson, E.J. Gaines competing at cornerback

ST. LOUIS (AP) The St. Louis Rams' defense is so deep there are two starters, Trumaine Johnson and E.J. Gaines, competing for one of the cornerback spots. Johnson may have gained the edge Sunday in an evening practice at Rams Park. Gaines left practice early with a foot injury. He walked off on his own and did not return. St. Louis coach Jeff Fisher said he was unsure of the full...
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Gimme Da Lute wins Real Good Deal by 12 1/4 lengths

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Bob Baffert-trained Gimme Da Lute romped to a 12 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $200,000 Real Good Deal Stakes for 3-year-olds at Del Mar. Ridden by Martin Garcia, Gimme Da Lute ran seven furlongs in 1:22.33 and paid $2.80, $2.40 and $2.10 for his fifth victory in eight starts. He earned $110,000 to increase his total to $567,560. The stablemate of Triple...
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For new Cubs starter Haren, it could be playoffs or so long

Dan Haren could be the ultimate rent-a-player. That's because the newest Chicago Cubs starting is considering retirement. In his 13th big-league season, Haren, traded from Miami to Chicago before Friday's non-waiver trade deadline, could make a pressure start in each of his final mound appearances as the Cubs push to make the postseason for the first time since 2008. “I would say...
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Sepp Blatter not running for re-election as IOC member

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) FIFA president Sepp Blatter is relinquishing his position on the International Olympic Committee. Blatter was among a group of IOC members up for re-election for another eight-year term on Monday. But IOC President Thomas Bach says Blatter informed him by letter on July 23 that he would not stand again. Blatter, beset by a corruption scandal at FIFA,...
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McHugh goes seven innings, Astros beat Diamondbacks

The last year has been a complete turnaround for Collin McHugh. McHugh kept that turnaround from his first major league season going Sunday. The right-hander threw seven solid innings, and Carlos Gomez delivered a two-run, go-ahead single as the Houston Astros beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1. Dating to Aug. 1, 2014, McHugh is 20-5 with a 3.47 ERA. He was 4-17 before then, including...
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Flamengo held to 2-2 draw in front of record crowd in Rio

SAO PAULO (AP) Flamengo relinquished a two-goal first-half lead in a 2-2 draw against Santos in the Brazilian league on Sunday, disappointing a record crowd of 61,421 at the Maracana Stadium. It was the biggest crowd of this year's championship, surpassing the 59,612 that attended a match hosted by Sao Paulo at the Morumbi Stadium a few rounds ago. Among those at the Maracana was...
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Astros' catcher 'problem' keeps manager Hinch awake at night

You know that phrase 'too much of a good thing'? The Houston Astros do at the moment, considering that both of their catchers - lefty-hitting Jason Castro and switch-hitting Hank Conger - are both red-hot at the plate. Over the weekend, Conger smacked the Astros' first grand slam of 2015 as he continues his recent success as a hitter. Castro, who gets the bulk of playing time at...
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Patton Kizzire wins Web.com Tour's Utah Championship

LEHI, Utah (AP) Patton Kizzire won the Utah Championship on Sunday for first Web.com Tour title, beating South Korea's Sung Kang with a 3-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff. Kizzire closed with a 3-under 69 to match Kang at 19-under 269 at Thanksgiving Point. The 29-year-old former Auburn player earned $117,000 to push his tour-leading total to $391,699. Kang had five...
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Astros-Rangers Preview

Already in the thick of the wild-card race, the Texas Rangers also have a chance to become a factor in the AL West. Giving the ball to Colby Lewis in the opener of this Lone Star Series is a good way to start. Lewis looks to continue his dominance of the division-leading Houston Astros on Monday night. Texas (51-53) is three games back of Minnesota for the league's second wild-card...
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Aldon Smith, Glenn Dorsey hope to play full season

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Two players the San Francisco 49ers could not depend upon last year will be counted on to play big roles this season. Linebacker Aldon Smith missed the first nine games last season serving a suspension handed down by the NFL. Defensive lineman Glenn Dorsey sat out last season with a biceps tear. Patrick Willis, a linebacker, and defensive lineman Justin...
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Accam, Maloney score, Fire beat FC Dallas 1-0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) David Accam and Shaun Maloney scored and the Chicago Fire beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Sunday night to end a three-game winless streak. The loss snapped a six-game unbeaten streak - and five-game win streak - for FC Dallas (11-6-5), which was shut out for the first time since June 6 against San Jose. Jason Johnson found a streaking Accam for a right-footer from just...
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Jack Beckman tops Funny Car field at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Jack Beckman won the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday for his second straight victory and fifth of the season, beating Tommy Johnson Jr. on Sunday in the Funny Car final. Beckman had a 4.037-second run at 310.63 mph in a Dodge Charger to pull away from Johnson. Beckman also received a 20-point bonus this weekend for setting the national elapsed-time record of...
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LEADING OFF: Price Jays debut; Burnett to doc; Cubs-Pirates

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Monday: --- PRICE DEBUT David Price (9-4) makes his Toronto debut as the Blue Jays begin a pivotal series against wild-card rivals Minnesota. Price is 7-0 with a 3.86 ERA in nine career starts at Rogers Centre. His opponent will be Twins RHP Ervin Santana (2-1). BURNETT VISITS DOCTOR Pittsburgh's A.J. Burnett could find out...
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Cardinals' TE Gresham still on sideline after back surgery

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Jermaine Gresham left the Cincinnati Bengals as a free agent after last season and he was looking forward to a nice contract elsewhere. That all changed abruptly. The big tight end visited the Oakland Raiders and many expected him to sign there. But then came word that he had been diagnosed with a herniated disc and Gresham underwent surgery in mid-March. There...
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Lions coach Caldwell: 'Excited as I ever get'

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- Jim Caldwell couldn't stop smiling Sunday afternoon. The Detroit Lions coach was happy to be starting his second training camp in Allen Park, and looking forward to trying to build on last season's 11-5 record. "This is about as excited as I ever get," he said at his camp-opening news conference. "I'm going to be in front of my team in a couple hours, and...
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Cubs' wild-card hopes enter huge week against Pirates and Giants

The Chicago Cubs successfully plugged the holes on their leaking ship with  four-game sweep of the depleted Milwaukee Brewers over the weekend. Now comes a potential wild-card make-or-break stretch against the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants. Those, you might be aware, are the two teams Chicago is chasing for one of the two wild-card spots. The Pirates, the Cubs' NL...
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Ravens' Harbaugh concerned about injury to safety Matt Elam

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) Ravens coach John Harbaugh is concerned about the severity of the biceps injury to safety Matt Elam. Elam, a third-year safety, injured the biceps during practice on Saturday reaching for a receiver who had run by him. He had an MRI Sunday. If the biceps are torn, this could possibly be a season-ending injury. ''I haven't heard a final word, but it wasn't...
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Giants-Braves Preview

Buster Posey is in the midst of the kind of stretch that can lead to an MVP award. There's little reason to believe the All-Star won't be able to keep it going back home. The Georgia native looks to continue his lengthy tear at the plate as the San Francisco Giants try to avoid their first back-to-back losses in almost a month Monday night against the Atlanta Braves. Posey has batted...
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Johnson's 16 2nd half points fuel Fever past Sun, 83-70

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Shenise Johnson scored all 16 of her points in the second half, Erlana Larkins added 10 points and 13 rebounds and the Indiana Fever rallied to beat the Connecticut Sun for the second time in six days, 83-70 on Sunday. The Fever (11-8) have won six straight home games for the first time since 2011. Connecticut (9-9) led by 11 after one quarter and had a nine-point...
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Welcome to LA: Giovani dos Santos swarmed at the airport

Welcome to LA: Giovani dos Santos swarmed at the airport
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Brandon Boykin eager for fresh start with Steelers

LATROBE, Pa. (AP) Former Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin is looking forward to a fresh start with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Boykin, who enters his fourth season, also wanted to clarify his comments on Sunday, a day after the Eagles traded him to the Steelers for a conditional fifth-round pick, stressing that his former head coach Chip Kelly is not a racist. ''I said...
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Zimmer's high CB standards are getting results

MANKATO, Minn. -- An old adage about people is they're always harder on the ones they love. This fits Mike Zimmer and Minnesota's cornerbacks. Zimmer coaches them as critically as any players on the Vikings, and if there were a contest held to determine his favorite position on the field the others would probably be fighting for second place. "He is a hard coach, but that's something...
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MLS Five Points: NYCFC must address structural issues

Entertaining weekend offers a welcome respite from summer doldrums As a one-off in the middle of a long season, Saturday supplied a breath of fresh air. There were wild games across the league -- including D.C. United’s 6-4 win over Real Salt Lake and Orlando City’s 5-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC -- to establish a new, single-day record with 39 goals over eight matches. The...
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Miller no longer in NFL's drug program

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) Von Miller no longer carries all those extra pounds or the weight of the world. He's back at his natural position and size and his playfulness and smile are back, too. The Denver Broncos star linebacker has been discharged from the NFL's drug program after staying clean for two years, meaning he's no longer subject to regular, random urine testing. ''Yeah,...
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