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Dixon comes from behind to win 2015 IndyCar championship

SONOMA, California – After leading the Verizon IndyCar Series point’s race for the entire season, Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya could not close out the championship. Enter “The Closer” - Scott Dixon. The driver from Auckland, New Zealand, kept his cool and capitalized on an unbelievable mistake by Team Penske midway through the race. That allowed Dixon to win his fourth...
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Tyler Lockett making big impact in return game for Seahawks

Tyler Lockett has just three preseason games under his belt, but he's already left a strong impression on those watching.Lockett returned a 67-yard punt for a touchdown that helped the Seahawks to their first preseason win, but it was his vision and cutback ability that stood out to the coaching staff on that particular play."He's got great feel," head coach Pete Carroll said, via...
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First full-time female NFL official participates in Texans-Saints preseason game

The NFL's first full-time female official participated as the line judge on Sunday in the Houston Texans-New Orleans Saints preseason game. Sarah Thomas, who is a Mississippi native, has worked many training camps for the Saints over the last few years. Despite working preseason games in the past, she took center stage and was highlighted on Sunday's FOX broadcast. "We've seen her...
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Nadal hopes to make new memories vs Coric as US Open begins

NEW YORK (AP) Rafael Nadal's memories of his lone match against Borna Coric are a bit fuzzy, which is understandable. When the two met in the Swiss Indoors last October, Nadal had just decided to undergo season-ending appendix surgery once his run in the tournament ended. That would come against Coric, a gifted teen from Croatia who won that day in straight sets against a sluggish...
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Kris Tamulis wins her first LPGA event as delays force 29-hole finish

PRATTVILLE, Ala. -- Kris Tamulis won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title. Tamulis played 29 holes Sunday in the twice-delayed tournament, the 186th of her LPGA Tour career. She finished a third-round 67 and closed with a 65 to beat Yani Tseng and Austin Ernst by a stroke. The 34-year-old former Florida State player finished at 17-under 271 on The...
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Tribe tandem hit grand slams in consecutive games

Grand slams are rare occurances in baseball games but two grand slams in back-to-back games are even more rare. That's what the Cleveland Indians did over the weekend when on Saturday night Yan Gomes hit a grand slam then Abraham Almonte followed suit with a grand slam of his own on Sunday afternoon. Yan Gomes' slam came in the 8th inning against former teammate Joe Smith. The Indians...
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Carpenter, Moss, Reynolds homer as Cardinals beat Giants 7-5

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Matt Carpenter, Brandon Moss and Mark Reynolds all hit home runs, Yadier Molina drove in two and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Sunday. Jason Heyward added three hits and drove in a run for the Cardinals, who won for the seventh time in eight games. Greg Garcia also drove in a run. Jaime Garcia (7-4) allowed season highs in hits ...
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Branagh, Kropp win AVP Kingston Chicago Open

CHICAGO (AP) Nicole Branagh and Jenny Kropp won the AVP Kingston Chicago Open on Sunday, beating Kim DiCello and Kendra Van Zwieten 21-16, 21-19. After falling to the second-seeded DiCello and Van Zwieten in the third round of the double-elimination tournament Saturday, Branagh and Kropp rebounded to set up the rematch. The title was Kropp's first, and Branagh's 17th. Brad Keenan...
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Tomsula: LB Brooks won't return to 49ers practice this week

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Outside linebacker Ahmad Brooks will not practice this coming week with the San Francisco 49ers, who sent him away from the team after he was charged with misdemeanor sexual battery Wednesday. Coach Jim Tomsula said Sunday there was no change in Brooks' status: ''That's day to day. I have not been updated on that at all, so it's exactly where it is.'' The team...
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Texans take preseason win over Saints 27-13

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Brian Hoyer led scoring drives on two of his first three series since being named Houston's starting quarterback, and the Texans went on to a 27-13 preseason victory over the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. All three Texans quarterbacks led scoring drives. Ryan Mallett, who was upset this past week upon learning he'd be the backup, threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to...
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Scott Dixon snatches IndyCar championship away from Montoya

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to snatch away the title from Juan Pablo Montoya. Montoya led the points from the season-opening race right until the final lap Sunday. But he finished the race in sixth, which allowed Dixon to tie him in the standings. Dixon was awarded the title based on wins; Sonoma Raceway...
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Phillies-Mets Preview

Bartolo Colon facing the Philadelphia Phillies might be exactly what the New York Mets need to continue their winning ways after a slight hiccup this weekend. The Mets swept four games in Philadelphia before dropping two of three at home to Boston this weekend and will try to remain dominant against the Phillies in the start of a three-game set Monday night at Citi Field. Colon ...
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Valid wins Monmouth's Iselin Stakes

OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) Valid won the $150,000 Iselin Stakes, beating archrival Bradester by 3 1/2 lengths Sunday in their third and final meeting this season at Monmouth Park. Bradester, the 6/5 favorite, was aiming for a sweep of the trio of major stakes here for older horses. He had posted pacesetting wins in the Salvator Mile and the Monmouth Cup. After watching Valid chase the...
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Scott Dixon wins fourth IndyCar season title, beating Juan Pablo Montoya in tiebreaker

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) Scott Dixon wins fourth IndyCar season title, beating Juan Pablo Montoya in tiebreaker.
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Stellar Wind wins Torrey Pines Stakes for fillies at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Stellar Wind won the $100,000 Torrey Pines Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 4 1/4 lengths Sunday at Del Mar. Ridden by Victor Espinoza, Stellar Wind ran a mile in 1:36.43 and paid $3, $2.20 and $2.10. Big Book returned $3.20 and $2.40, while Rattataptap was another 3 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show. Before his day job began, Espinoza rehearsed...
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Sims' 30 leads Tulsa past Fever and into playoffs, 76-70

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Odyssey Sims scored 30 points, converting six free throws in the final 19 seconds, and the Tulsa Shock held off Indiana 76-70 on Sunday to secure the franchise's first playoff berth since 2009. The Shock had not reached the playoffs since moving to Tulsa from Detroit in 2010. The franchise already has announced that it will relocate to the Dallas-Ft. Worth area...
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Goals from Martins, Evans give Seattle 2-1 win over Portland

SEATTLE (AP) Obafemi Martins scored his 10th goal of the season in the opening minutes, Brad Evans converted a disputed penalty kick just before halftime and the Seattle Sounders beat the Portland Timbers 2-1 on Sunday. Seattle (12-13-2) picked up its second victory of the season over its Cascadia rival, but more importantly got a needed three points in the Western Conference playoff...
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Seahawks offense struggling in preseason, frustration mounting

The Seahawks offense has failed to produce a touchdown in the preseason. Their struggles have been quite evident. Despite eking out a 16-15 victory over the Chargers, the coaching staff was far from pleased with the execution on offense."We didn't do as well on offense as we want to," head coach Pete Carroll said, via ESPN. "We're all a little bit frustrated with it. I'm a little...
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Browns' Duke Johnson has concussion; Ray Rice on radar?

Duke Johnson's concussion has aggravated the Browns' headache at running back. Johnson is following the NFL's protocol on head injuries after the rookie sustained a concussion in the first half of Saturday night's 31-7 win over Tampa Bay. Coach Mike Pettine said Sunday that Johnson, whose exhibition debut ended after he was rocked on a hit by Buccaneers cornerback Mike Jenkins, could...
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Yankees-Red Sox Preview

Offense wasn't a problem over the weekend for the New York Yankees despite the absence of two sluggers from the starting lineup. One will return Monday night while the other may not. Alex Rodriguez is expected to rejoin the Yankees' lineup, though Mark Teixeira could remain out for the opener of a three-game set against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. New York (72-57) totaled...
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Penalties keep piling up for Rams

ST. LOUIS (AP) Penalties remain an issue for the St. Louis Rams as the opener looms. They're 0-3 in the preseason after hurting themselves yet again. The Rams were undone in the first half of a 24-14 loss to Indianapolis Colts on Saturday by three offensive penalties and a defensive holding call that wiped out an interception by Janoris Jenkins that was returned 36 yards to the...
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Rams RB Tre Mason (hamstring) uncertain for season opener

Rams running back Tre Mason, the likely starter while Todd Gurley rehabs from knee surgery, has been ruled out of the preseason finale with a right hamstring injury. Coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that Mason, the primary starter last season, probably would be questionable for the opener Sept. 13 against the Seahawks. If Mason can't go, that probably would leave all-purpose Benny Cunningham...
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Watch Live: Red Bulls host rivals D.C. United (FS1)

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Veteran Kris Tamulis nabs first LPGA Tour win

PRATTVILLE, Ala. (AP) Kris Tamulis won the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic on Sunday for her first LPGA Tour title. Tamulis played 29 holes Sunday in the twice-delayed tournament, the 186th of her LPGA Tour career. She finished a third-round 67 and closed with a 65 to beat Yani Tseng and Austin Ernst by a stroke. The 34-year-old former Florida State player finished at 17-under 271 on...
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Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 18-11

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11. The Kitasuna Little League team, also the winner in 2001 and 2012, gave Japan its 10th title. Pennsylvania scored 10 times and sent 14 batters to the plate in the bottom of the first after...
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