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Cardinals take sole possession of first in Central with win over Pirates

  Matt Holliday is keeping quiet about his recent hitting surge. However, his St. Louis teammates are more than happy to praise him after Holliday hit the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning Monday to rally the Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. St. Louis moved into sole possession of first place in the National League Central for the first time this season...
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Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough grasps starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Russell Hansbrough can't remember the previous time he rushed 20 times in a game. "It'd probably be in peewee football or something like that," the Missouri running back said. "Not even in high school." Hansbrough, a junior from Arlington, Texas, ran a career-high 126 yards in the No. 24 Tigers' 38-18 season-opening win Saturday against...
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What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis

NEW YORK (AP) A year ago at the U.S. Open, Belinda Bencic was ranked 331st and playing in the junior tournament, where she lost in the quarterfinals. Still only 17, she will be participating in the women's quarterfinals Tuesday, playing 39th-ranked Peng Shuai of China. ''It's insane,'' was the way Bencic put it. Bencic has already beaten three seeded players...
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Man United signs Falcao loan with option to buy

LONDON (AP) Manchester United signed Radamel Falcao on loan from Monaco early Tuesday in a coup by the struggling club on the final day of the summer transfer window. The record 20-time English champions are paying around $9 million to Monaco to take Falco on loan for the season with an option to buy the 28-year-old Colombia striker. Bringing one of the hottest properties in world...
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Manchester United signs Falcao to season-long loan from Monaco

Manchester United have signed Monaco striker Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan with an option to buy. The deal for the Colombia forward dragged on throughout Deadline Day and was finally made public on Tuesday with the Old Trafford club having been granted an extension to complete paperwork. Falcao was previously linked with moves to Arsenal and Manchester City, but it became...
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Raiders tab rookie Derek Carr as starting QB

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) Oakland rookie Derek Carr will start the season opener against the New York Jets. Coach Dennis Allen announced Monday that Carr got the nod ahead of Matt Schaub, who struggled in the preseason and has been hampered by a sore elbow. Carr will be the first rookie to start the season opener at quarterback in Raiders history. Carr was a second-round pick out of...
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Wawrinka hangs on to beat Robredo at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) Australian Open champ Stan Wawrinka tumbled into the stands, kept calling for the trainer, and still pulled away to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals. The third-seeded Wawrinka won 7-5, 4-6, 7-6 (7), 6-2 on Monday against Tommy Robredo, who has given him trouble in the past. The 16th-seeded Spaniard had a chance to serve out the first set and had two set points in...
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DeJoria wins Funny Car race at US Nationals

CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) Alexis DeJoria raced past John Force to win the Funny Car division at the NHRA's U.S. Nationals on Monday. DeJoria crossed the finish line in 4.038 seconds at 310.34 mph in a Toyota Camry. She became the fourth female winner of the U.S. Nationals and the first woman to win three Funny Car races in a single season. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Shane Gray (Pro...
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Manchester United signs striker Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco.

MANCHESTER, England (AP) Manchester United signs striker Radamel Falcao on season-long loan from Monaco.
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Liverpool's convincing win over Spurs proves there's life after Suarez

LONDON -- The questions had been asked all week. Can Liverpool compete for the title again this season? Will the signing of Mario Balotelli prove an inspired decision or a self-destructive shot in the foot? It is too early to answer definitively, but the signs are looking good for Brendan Rodgers and his players. The Reds' trip to White Hart Lane on Sunday was billed as the...
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Welbeck signs long-term deal to join Arsenal from Manchester United

Arsenal have signed England striker Danny Welbeck from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee. The deal was sealed in the early hours of Tuesday morning after the Gunners were given a two-hour extension to the transfer deadline to complete all the formalities. Welbeck, 23, had been the subject of interest from a host of Premier League clubs after being told he was no longer wanted...
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Rockies lose resumption of May suspension

DENVER (AP) How things have changed for the Colorado Rockies in three months. Back on May 22, when their game against the San Francisco Giants was suspended because of rain, they were three games out of the NL West lead and had their biggest stars in the lineup. When play resumed Monday, the Rockies were without injured Troy Tulowitzki, Carlos Gonzalez and Michael Cuddyer and they...
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Cabrera homers twice, Price bounces back as Tigers top Indians

  David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings. Price (13-10) gave up one run and eight hits in seven innings. The left-hander was coming off a troubling loss to New York in which...
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Arsenal signs striker Danny Webleck from United

LONDON (AP) Arsenal has bolstered its attacking options by signing Danny Welbeck from Premier League rival Manchester United. The England forward joined the London club for a reported 16 million pounds ($27 million) as the summer transfer window was closing on Monday. The need for Arsene Wenger to sign a striker came after Olivier Giroud was ruled out until at least the end of December...
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Cabrera homers twice as Tigers rout Indians 12-1

CLEVELAND (AP) -- David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings. Price (13-10) gave up one run and eight hits in seven innings. The left-hander was coming off a troubling loss to...
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Price, Cabrera lead Tigers to 12-1 rout of Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings. Price (13-10) gave up one run and eight hits in seven innings. The left-hander was coming off a troubling loss to...
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First baseman Eric Hosmer comes off DL for Royals' playoff push

  The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas. Hosmer fractured a bone in his right hand when he was hit by a pitch from Jon Lester on July 20. He tried to play through the injury...
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Idzik: Cutting Patterson was 'best thing for Jets'

NEW YORK (AP) Despite a thin secondary, general manager John Idzik says moving on from cornerback Dimitri Patterson was ''the best thing for the Jets'' after a bizarre week. Patterson, expected to be a starter, was released by New York on Saturday as the team got to the mandatory 53-player limit. It capped a stretch in which Patterson was suspended after he went...
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Addition of Williams gives depth to Seattle's line

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Cliff Avril watched Kevin Williams going through practice drills, amazed by what he was seeing from a defensive tackle entering his 12th season. It's why Seattle pursued Williams so much during the offseason. The addition of Williams in June seemed like a smart way for Seattle to add a veteran to a deep defensive line at a relative bargain. Injuries during...
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Right guard Boone passes physical, rejoins 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) San Francisco 49ers right guard Alex Boone has passed his physical and rejoined the team for its Week 1 preparation ahead of Sunday's opener at Dallas. The 27-year-old Boone reached agreement on a restructured $6 million, two-year contract Sunday. The 49ers requested a roster exemption and Boone must be added to the 53-man roster before he can play....
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Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday. Spangenberg, the team's first-round pick in the 2011 draft, had his contract selected from Double-A San Antonio and started at third base. He came up with the bases...
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Fowles leads Sky past Fever in 2OT to even series

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) Sylvia Fowles scored 27 points and the Chicago Sky beat the Indiana Fever 86-84 in two overtimes to even the best-of-three Eastern Conference finals on Monday. Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points and Allie Quigley added 16 for the fourth-seeded Sky, who rallied from 14 points down to earned their first home playoff victory. Both of Chicago's victories in the...
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Texans sign S Manning

HOUSTON (AP) The Houston Texans have signed safety Danieal Manning. The 32-year-old Manning played in 35 games for the Texans from 2011-13 and had 124 tackles, four interceptions and 15 pass breakups. He started six games last year before suffering a season-ending right knee injury. He became a free agent and signed with the Bengals, who cut him at the end of training camp. The...
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No. 10 Baylor shows off dominant defense in opener

WACO, Texas (AP) Offensive-minded Baylor coach Art Briles spent a lot of time during the offseason trying to convince everyone how good he expected the Bears to be on defense. There are plenty of reasons to start believing him after a strong defensive performance by the No. 10 Bears in their season-opening 45-0 win over SMU. ''We had about seven guys returning that had played...
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Mizzou RB Russell Hansbrough takes starting role

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) As Missouri opened its season with an inconsistent 38-18 win against South Dakota State on Saturday, Russell Hansbrough appeared to be in top form. The junior running back rushed 20 times for 126 yards - both career highs - and scored a touchdown that proved to be the game-winner. It was his first career start after backing up Henry Josey alongside Marcus Murphy...
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