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Thorns send Angerer, van Hollebeke off with draw

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet. Already eliminated from the playoffs, the Thorns honored a pair of popular players who are retiring from the game: goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke. Angerer, who has started in goal for the German national team...
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Denmark's Thomas Sorensen joins Melbourne City

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Former Aston Villa and Denmark goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has signed a two-year deal to play for Melbourne City in Australian football's A-League. The 39-year-old Sorensen played for Sunderland from 1998 to 2003, Aston Villa from 2003 to 2008 and for Stoke City from 2008 until earlier this year. He played 101 matches for Denmark between 199 and 2012 as...
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Rangers' Hamilton nearing activation from DL but 'not ready' for full-time duty

A balky right knee has kept Josh Hamilton out of action for the Texas Rangers since August 16, but the club is hoping to activate him from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. However, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News Hamilton isn't quite 'ready' to resume full-time playing duties for the hard-charging Rangers, who won again on Sunday thanks on the strength of a...
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Jaguars giving DE Chris Smith chance with first team

With defensive end Andre Branch set to miss "significant time" with an MCL injury according to head coach Gus Bradley, the Jacksonville Jaguars are giving Chris Smith a chance to work with the first team. Smith, a fifth-round draft pick in 2014, occupied the pass-rushing Leo position with the starters during Sunday's practice. He's the latest player to occupy the spot since the end...
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WATCH: WR Julio Jones reacts to news of contract extension

As if Atlanta Falcons fans were excited enough just hearing that their star wide receiver Julio Jones received a big-time contract extension, how about seeing him find out the news? In a video first posted by the team's official Twitter page, you can see owner Arthur Blank approach Jones on the field before this past weekend's preseason game. The rest, well, we'll let that speak...
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Red Bulls thump D.C. United to claim Atlantic Cup

Bradley Wright-Phillips had two goals and an assist to lead New York past D.C. United. The Red Bulls (12-7-6) moved two points behind Eastern Conference-leading D.C. United (13-10-5). Lloyd Sam opened the scoring in the 33rd minute. Wright-Phillips made it 2-0 when he blasted a volley, off a cross from Mike Grella, into the top-right corner from just outside the 6-yard box. Wright...
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Rays-Orioles Preview

Chris Archer has battled consistency issues since the end of June, but the level of offense Baltimore has displayed in a damaging late-August slump might make his next start a little more predictable. The Tampa Bay ace takes the mound Monday night at Camden Yards, where the Rays will try to send the Orioles to a fifth straight loss overall and at home. Archer (11-10, 2.88 ERA) surrendered...
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WATCH: Julio Jones gets news of new contract from Arthur Blank

There are quite a few things to take away from the contract negotiations between the Atlanta Falcons and wide receiver Julio Jones. First of all, the fact that the Falcons got the deal done before the 2015 season was great to see.To go along with that, Jones truly handled himself like a pro throughout the entire process. When the deal was finally done, owner Arthur Blank made sure...
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Chargers might've added the old Stevie Johnson at receiver

Stevie Johnson likes to call his new receiving corps "The Aliens."He's backed it up by playing several different positions at an otherworldly level this preseason.“You need to be versatile in order to be effective in this type of offense,” the veteran receiver told Ricky Henne of Chargers.com. “They will need me to do a lot, and I have to be able to do it.  This is not your...
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Chargers' Melvin Gordon needs to get out of his own head

Melvin Gordon had two choices as a speeding Richard Sherman closed in on him -- juke out of the way or dart for the sideline.He did neither, froze up, and took an unnecessary tackle. With one week to go in preseason, the Chargers' top rookie can't get out of his own head.“You’ve got to just go,” Gordon told ESPN's Eric D. Williams. “I could have been physical and just tried...
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Philip Rivers: My hand is 'all good' after helmet smack

Exhale, Chargers fans.The precautionary X-ray on Philip Rivers' throwing hand has come back negative."We looked at it just to see," Rivers told reporters. "But it's good. All is good." Rivers isn't one to back down from pain -- he famously played the AFC Championship Game on one good ACL, after all. It was semi-concerning when he smacked his hand on a Seahawks defender's helmet...
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D-backs hit road in search of winning ways

Although their hopes of making a playoff push took a big hit at home, the Arizona Diamondbacks should feel good about winning back-to-back road series for the first time. Seeking a fifth straight road win, Arizona tries to continue its success against the last-place Colorado Rockies on Monday night in the first of four meetings over three days. The Diamondbacks (63-67) were five...
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Starter's struggles overshadow Cardinals' second-half rally

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Marion Grice scored on an 11-yard run with 31 seconds left and the Arizona Cardinals beat the Oakland Raiders 30-23 on Sunday night in an exhibition game where both first-team offenses struggled. The Raiders (1-2) got five field goals from Sebastian Janikowski in the first half but didn't get into the end zone until Matt McGloin led an 83-yard drive late in the...
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Cardinals outlast Raiders in preseason thriller

Marion Grice scored on an 11-yard run with 31 seconds left and the Arizona Cardinals beat the Oakland Raiders 30-23 on Sunday night in an exhibition game where both first-team offenses struggled. The Raiders (1-2) got five field goals from Sebastian Janikowski in the first half but didn't get into the end zone until Matt McGloin led an 83-yard drive late in the fourth quarter. He...
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Angels-Athletics Preview

Once seemingly in good position to defend their AL West title, the Los Angeles Angels have posted the worst record in the league over the past 5 1/2 weeks. Hector Santiago's fall from grace has coincided with his team's struggles in that stretch. The visiting Angels look to turn it around and avoid a fourth straight loss Monday night against the last-place Oakland Athletics. Los...
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Loyd, Langhorne lead Storm past Mystics, 69-59

SEATTLE (AP) Jewell Loyd had 18 points, making all 14 of her free throw attempts, and Crystal Langhorne scored 15 to help the Seattle Storm beat the Washington Mystics 69-59 on Sunday night. Sue Bird added 12 points for the Storm (9-20). Washington led by as many as 13 in the first half and Natasha Cloud's layup with 5:11 left in the third quarter gave the Mystics (16-12) a 10-point...
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Starting offenses struggle, Cardinals beat Raiders 30-23

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Marion Grice scored on an 11-yard run with 31 seconds left and the Arizona Cardinals beat the Oakland Raiders 30-23 on Sunday night in an exhibition game where both first-team offenses struggled. The Raiders (1-2) got five field goals from Sebastian Janikowski in the first half but didn't get into the end zone until Matt McGloin led an 83-yard drive late in...
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Arrieta pitches no-hitter for Cubs in 2-0 win over Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory Sunday night. Arrieta (17-6) struck out a season-high 12 and became the first 17-game winner in the big leagues by throwing baseball's third no-hitter in less than three weeks. Astros right-hander Mike...
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Portland sends off Angerer and Van Hollebeke with sellout

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) The Portland Thorns played Sunday night before their second sellout crowd of more than 21,000, though it was bittersweet. Already eliminated from the playoffs, the Thorns honored a pair of popular players who are retiring from the game: goalkeeper Nadine Angerer and defender Rachel Van Hollebeke. Angerer, who has started in goal for the German national team since...
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Little League teams gets hero's welcome as it returns home

LEWISBERRY, Pa. (AP) The victory went to Tokyo, but members of Lewisberry's Red Land Little League team returned to their small community as hometown champions, escorted by police, firefighters and EMS crews. Red Land lost 18-11 to the Kitasua Little League Sunday in the final game of the 2015 Little League World Series championship in South Williamsport. But residents' pride and...
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Montes, Peralta out for Mexico friendlies

Luis Montes and Oribe Peralta withdrew from the Mexico squad to face Trinidad & Tobago and Argentina after sustaining injuries this weekend. Club América forward Peralta dropped out after sustaining a lower back injury in Club América’s 2-0 victory over Cruz Azul on Saturday, while Club León midfielder Montes pulled out after straining the back of his right thigh in a 3...
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Diamondbacks-Rockies Preview

Although their hopes of making a playoff push took a big hit at home, the Arizona Diamondbacks should feel good about winning back-to-back road series for the first time. Seeking a fifth straight road win, Arizona tries to continue its success against the last-place Colorado Rockies on Monday night in the first of four meetings over three days. The Diamondbacks (63-67) were five...
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Rangers-Padres Preview

The last time the Texas Rangers faced the San Diego Padres, they were stumbling through July. This time around, the Rangers are one of the hottest teams in baseball. Texas looks to keep rolling as it starts a season-high road trip against San Diego on Monday night. The Rangers (68-61) look to cap a strong August that boosted them into the second wild-card spot. They've won four straight...
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Cubs' Arrieta no-hits Dodgers, LA no-no'd 2nd time in 10 days

LOS ANGELES -- Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs tossed a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers in a 2-0 victory on Sunday night. The Dodgers' first baserunner came in the third inning, when **** Hernandez reached on a fielding error by second baseman Starlin Castro. Hernandez was sacrificed to second before Arrieta struck out Jimmy Rollins to end the inning. Carl Crawford nearly...
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Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter for Chicago Cubs in 2-0 victory over Los Angeles Dodgers

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jake Arrieta throws no-hitter for Chicago Cubs in 2-0 victory over Los Angeles Dodgers.
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