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Paula Reto takes LPGA Tour lead in Alabama

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) South Africa's Paula Reto birdied her final hole Friday for a 6-under 66 and a three-stroke lead in the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Reto had five birdies in a six-hole stretch on her opening nine - the back nine on Capitol Hill's Senator layout. The 24-year-old former Purdue player finished with eight birdies and two bogeys to reach 13-under 131. &...
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Phils minor leaguer Watson suspended 50 games

NEW YORK (AP) Philadelphia Phillies minor league right-hander Shane Watson has been suspended for 50 games without pay after a second positive test for a drug of abuse under baseball's minor league drug program. The suspension of Watson, who is on the roster of the Class A Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League, will be effective at the start of the 2015 South Atlantic League season.
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Kershaw improves to 20-3, but struggles in Dodgers' rout of Cubs

  Clayton Kershaw had his usual velocity, and that was about it. The rest of his considerable repertoire appeared in brief flashes during one of the shortest outings of his brilliant year. A.J. Ellis and company took care of the rest. Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over...
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Report: Lawyers say WVU's Worley was defending girlfriend in incident

On Wednesday, West Virginia University cornerback Daryl Worley was arrested and accused of grabbing a woman around the neck and shoving her to the ground. On Friday, his lawyers reportedly released a statement, in which they claim Worley was defending his girlfriend in the Lux Nightclub, where the incident occurred. Here is the statement, according to wvmetronews.com: "Some...
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Red Wings hoping for healthier 2014-15

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) While coach Mike Babcock focuses on systems and practice, the Detroit Red Wings just want to field a healthy team this season. Last season was derailed by injuries, although the team managed to extend its streak of 23rd consecutive seasons in the playoffs with a patchwork lineup featuring several young players on NHL ice well before the team's brass...
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Clukey wins again at USA Luge start championships

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Julia Clukey won the women's championship for the third straight year and Chris Mazdzer captured the men's title at USA Luge's annual start championships at the team's indoor training facility on Friday night. Clukey beat Emily Sweeney by 0.006 seconds in the two-run competition, with 2014 Olympian Summer Britcher third and Raychel Germaine...
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Michigan hires assistant strength coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) Michigan has hired Sam Coad as assistant strength and conditioning coach. The team announced the move Friday. Coad comes to Ann Arbor from Brisbane, Australia, where he was a strength and conditioning coach and sport scientist with the Brisbane Lions, an Australian Rules Football team. Michigan says Coad will be responsible for enhancing athlete readiness,...
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Rams DE Quinn still looking for that first sack

ST. LOUIS -- Robert Quinn led the NFC and set a St. Louis Rams record with 19 sacks last season. He has yet to get his first one of 2014, and he's never taken down Dallas quarterback Tony Romo, either. The defensive end would like to end both those streaks Sunday when the Cowboys (1-1) visit the Rams (1-1). This will be the third time in the last four seasons the two teams have...
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LA Kings return to camp eager for title defense

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) After a summer crammed with Stanley Cup celebrations across the globe, the Los Angeles Kings are back at work. The Kings went through their first workouts of training camp Friday as they prepare for their run at a third NHL title in four seasons. Nearly the entire roster from last summer's championship club is back in black, and the Kings appear to be...
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Column: Oh, Roger, you still don't get it

Oh, Roger, you still don't get it. After spending more than a week in seclusion while his NFL was battered by one domestic violence embarrassment after another, Commissioner Roger Goodell finally emerged Friday to hold a worthless news conference that essentially hit on these four key points: - We got it wrong before. - We'll get it right from now on. - Don't ask about...
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Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic headlines UFC's FOX event in December

The UFC's FOX show in December has a main event -- and it's big. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will meet top contender Stipe Miocic in the five-round headliner at UFC Fight Night on FOX on Dec. 13 in Phoenix, Ariz., FOX Sports has learned. UFC officials confirmed the information Friday evening. Dos Santos-Miocic has been rumored for a few weeks now. Dos...
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Anthony Johnson suspended indefinitely by the UFC

UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson has been suspended indefinitely from the promotion following allegations of domestic abuse and a restraining order filed against him from the mother of two of his children. A report surfaced on Friday alleging abuse and threats from Johnson that resulted in a temporary restraining order being issued after a police report was filed....
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Cutler faces another challenge in Jets' front 7

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Jay Cutler figures he won't see a better front seven than he will when the Chicago Bears visit the New York Jets on Monday night. He hopes he doesn't, anyway. Cutler faces another challenge after passing a big test last week, when the Bears rallied for a surprising win at San Francisco. He showed his poise in that game, helping Chicago rally from 17...
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Chile playmaker Valdivia faces 12-game suspension

SAO PAULO (AP) Brazil's sports tribunal says Chile playmaker Jorge Valdivia will get a 12-match suspension for stepping on an opponent in a Brazilian league match. The Palmeiras player stepped on Flamengo midfielder Amaral as he was on the ground following a heated ball dispute in a match Wednesday. Valdivia, in his first match in nearly a month following a muscle injury, was...
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NOW president decries Goodell's statements, says NFL commissioner 'must go'

National Organization for Women president Terry O'Neill decried Roger Goodell's statements and continued to insist on the NFL commissioner's resignation after Goodell's press conference addressing domestic violence in the league on Friday.  Despite Goodell's vow to re-evaluate the league's policies, O'Neill said the commissioner "did nothing to increase...
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UFC terminates Thiago Silva's contract two weeks after re-signing him

Thiago Silva's on again, off again relationship with the UFC has come to an end once more, just days after he was re-signed to the promotion. Silva was arrested in February after allegedly threatening his ex-wife with a firearm and ending up in a standoff with police in Florida.  The charges were eventually dropped and with no legal proceedings hanging over his head, the UFC...
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Rossi hosts MotoGP champ Marquez, world-class riders at MotorRanch

Following his victory at Misano on Sunday, Valentino Rossi invited MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez and a host of Grand Prix stars for a day of riding at his impressive MotorRanch facility. Rossi and Marquez were joined by the likes of Francesco Bagnaia, Leon Camier, Loris Capirossi, Luca Marini, Andrea Migno, Franco Morbidelli, Miguel Oliveira, Mattia Pasini, Tito Rabat and Bradley...
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Jets' Wilkerson fined $20K by NFL for ejection

NEW YORK (AP) New York Jets defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson has been fined $20,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness - throwing punches - in a fight that resulted in him being ejected against the Green Bay Packers. Wilkerson was tossed when he got into it with Packers players in the third quarter of Green Bay's 31-24 victory last Sunday. Wilkerson was called for an unsportsmanlike...
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Report: Ravens displayed 'pattern of misinformation and misdirection' in Ray Rice case

The Ray Rice scandal has taken yet another turn. An "Outside the Lines" report Friday claims the Baltimore Ravens employed "a pattern of misinformation and misdirection" in handling the case after Rice was videotaped striking his now-wife Janay in an Atlantic City casino elevator in February. The report, which says it spoke to 20 sources within the team and the...
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Rams' Quinn still looking for that first sack

ST. LOUIS (AP) Robert Quinn led the NFC and set a St. Louis Rams record with 19 sacks last season. He has yet to get his first one of 2014, and he's never taken down Dallas quarterback Tony Romo, either. The defensive end would like to end both those streaks on Sunday when the Cowboys (1-1) visit the Rams (1-1). This will be the third time in the last four seasons the two teams...
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Tigers' Avila remains sidelined with dizziness

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Tigers catcher Alex Avila remained sidelined by concussion-like symptoms Friday, and manager Brad Ausmus was uncertain when the veteran backstop will be able to return to the lineup. Rookie catcher James McCann started in Avila's place as Detroit began a crucial three-game series against the Royals, who were a half-game back in the AL Central. Avila took...
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Misi ruled out for Dolphins' game against KC

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) Middle linebacker Koa Misi has been ruled out of the Miami Dolphins' game Sunday against Kansas City because of an ankle injury. Misi will miss his second consecutive game. Guard Shelley Smith was also ruled out Friday because of a knee injury. Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey is doubtful. He's recovering from hip surgery and returned to practice on a limited...
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Stewart slogs through tough day at New Hampshire

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) Tony Stewart stepped over the pit road wall, signed a few autographs on a brisk walk to a golf cart and was whisked away from the track. Out of championship contention, Stewart was never a threat to win the pole Friday at New Hampshire. He'll start 28th in the No. 14 Chevrolet, his second-worst qualifying run of the season. Stewart was in the car for the first...
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Sharks open with new vibe after playoff collapse

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) A tumultuous offseason that featured a rehash of a historic playoff collapse, talk of rebuilding and questions about the leadership on and off the ice has mercifully come to an end for the San Jose Sharks. The Sharks returned to practice Friday for the opening of training camp, looking to put that playoff loss to Los Angeles in the past and build a new kind...
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Marlins' Fernandez set to resume throwing Oct. 1

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez has been cleared to start throwing Oct. 1. The 2013 National League Rookie of the Year had season-ending Tommy John surgery May 16. He met with Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los Angeles on Thursday. ''A lot of good news came out of that in going up there and seeing him so I'm really excited,'' Fernandez said Friday. '...
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