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Chiefs' Berry to practice 8 months after cancer diagnosis

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety was expected back on the practice field Wednesday, a day after doctors gave him the all-clear. The Chiefs medical staff and his own doctors put him through a battery of tests Tuesday and the team later announced he would join quarterbacks, rookies and select injured players...
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New Clipper Pierce booed by Dodger fans after first pitch fail

Paul Pierce is no stranger to Los Angeles, having starred at Inglewood High School and played in the shadows of the Fabulous Forum, the Lakers’ home arena at the time. He is back in Los Angeles, having signed a two-year, free-agent deal with the Clippers in early January. But in between, he played 15 seasons in Boston for the hated Celtics, building what is likely a Hall of Fame...
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NFL 2015: Players who could make breakthroughs in 2015

If you're not sure where Le'Veon Bell and Justin Forsett came from to reach the top of the NFL rushing charts, this will be helpful. If you couldn't identify Jerry Hughes or Tashaun Gipson before they burst through as top-level defenders, read on. Here's a road map to some likely breakthrough players - an All-Risers Team, if you will - for the 2015 season. QB-Ryan Tannehill, Dolphins...
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Patriots may be in limbo if Brady continues suspension fight

This isn't over. Not by a long shot. Roger Goodell's decision to uphold Tom Brady's four-game suspension is not likely the end of the deflated footballs saga. Brady appears headed to court seeking to overturn the suspension, and at the same time would place his New England Patriots in a damaging quarterback limbo. Brady wants his name cleared, particularly after the damaging information...
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Spurrier's commitment leads to four recruits doing the same over the weekend

The Old Ball Coach's pledge to stick around Columbia in his abrupt news conference last week was seen by many as a desperate attempt to fight off negative recruiting and bad press concerning his age, but the results certainly don't lie, as South Carolina landed four commitments over the weekend.  The first prospect to commit was 247Sports Composite three-star defensive back Chris...
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Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks to fourth straight win

SEATTLE -- Rookie right-hander Zack Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Godley (2-0), who pitched six shutout innings to win his debut last week, allowed three runs on six hits, including solo homers...
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Bonner scores 8 of her 34 in OT as Mercury edge Sky

PHOENIX -- DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals. Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt...
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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

NFL NEW YORK (AP) Tom Brady's four-game suspension for his role in using underinflated footballs during the AFC championship game has been upheld by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. The league announced the decision Tuesday, with Goodell saying that the New England quarterback told an assistant to destroy Brady's cellphone on or just before March 6. Brady met with independent investigator...
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Godley, Peralta lead Diamondbacks past Mariners, 8-4

SEATTLE (AP) Rookie right-hander Zack Godley pitched six strong innings in his second career start, David Peralta had three hits and two RBIs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 8-4 on Tuesday night for their fourth consecutive victory. Godley (2-0), who pitched six shutout innings to win his debut last week, allowed three runs on six hits, including solo homers...
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Oakland's Gray shuts out Dodgers on brilliant three-hitter

  With every pitch in a masterful three-hitter, Sonny Gray reminded the Oakland Athletics that their season is far from finished after a tumultuous few days. Gray struck out nine in his second shutout in July, and Oakland snapped its four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Reddick homered, doubled and singled for the last-place...
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Kentucky lands three 2017 four-star recruits in one day

While many programs are focused on assembling their 2016 recruiting class, the Kentucky Wildcats have been busy building toward their 2017 class as Mark Stoops and staff amazingly land three 2017 four-star recruits in one day. The first commit of the day was legacy recruit Russ Yeast, son of former Wildcat star receiver Craig Yeast. Russ also projects as a receiver for the Wildcats...
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Brewers' Peralta shuts down Giants in return from DL

SAN FRANCISCO -- Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more than two months, pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap the team's three-game losing streak. Peralta (2-5) retired the initial six batters on the way to winning for the first time since May 6, and...
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Bonner scores 8 of her 34 in OT as Mercury beat Sky 89-87

PHOENIX (AP) DeWanna Bonner scored eight of her season-high 34 points in overtime and the defending champion Phoenix Mercury rallied to beat the Chicago Sky 89-87 on Tuesday night in their first meeting since last year's WNBA Finals. Chicago's Elena Delle Donne missed a jumper with 13 seconds remaining in OT and grabbed her own rebound, but Brittney Griner blocked her putback attempt...
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Tokyo Olympic chief apologizes to IOC over stadium change

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The head of the organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Games has apologized to the IOC over the scrapping of the original plans for the Olympic stadium. Yoshiro Mori says he offered ''sincere apologies''' in Wednesday's meeting with IOC President Thomas Bach and the executive board. Earlier this month, the Japanese government threw out the design plans...
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Potential move casts shadow over Rams training camp

ST. LOUIS -- Last summer, it was the Michael Sam experience. This year, it's the threat of a move back to the West Coast casting a large shadow on St. Louis Rams training camp. Owner Stan Kroenke has been silent about his intentions since acquiring a parcel of land in Inglewood, California, where a stadium could be built. The Rams are year to year on their lease for the Edward Jones...
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Wily Peralta returns for Brewers and shuts down Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Wily Peralta returned from the disabled list and shut down one of baseball's hottest teams in his first start in more than two months, pitching the Milwaukee Brewers past the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night to snap the team's three-game losing streak. Peralta (2-5) retired the initial six batters on the way to winning for the first time since May 6,...
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Chiefs head into training camp with high expectations

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs will look a little different on offense this season. They'll look a little familiar on defense. Neither of which is necessarily a bad thing. The Chiefs' popgun offense and stingy defense carried them to a 9-7 record last season, barely missing out on the playoffs on the final Sunday of the regular season. So with just a few tweaks to the...
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New Zealand faces new complaint over player eligibility

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) The Oceania Football Confederation is investigating allegations that New Zealand fielded ineligible players in the team which won the Oceania under-17 World Cup qualifying tournament in Samoa in January. OFC general secretary Tai Nicholas confirmed Wednesday his organization has received and was reviewing a complaint about the eligibility of more than...
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Cardinals' third-round pick Johnson eager to prove his worth

The Arizona Cardinals ranked second-to-last in rushing yards per game in 2014 (81.8), just ahead of the Oakland Raiders (77.5). So to bolster their ground game, they selected David Johnson out of Northern Iowa, where he set a number of school records, including career rushing yards (4,862), career rushing touchdowns (49) and career all-purpose yards (6,854).“I’m going into camp...
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Battle atop AL West: Altuve's 5 RBI lead Astros past Angels

  Jose Altuve had a career-high five RBI to lead the Houston Astros to a 10-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night in a game between the top teams in the American League West. The Astros, who entered the day a game behind the Angels in the standings, fell behind by three early before tying it up with a three-run second inning featuring a two-run homer by Chris Carter...
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Sonny Gray throws 3-hitter, Oakland A's beat Dodgers 2-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) Sonny Gray pitched a masterful three-hitter for his second shutout in July, and the Oakland Athletics snapped their four-game losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. Josh Reddick homered, doubled and singled for the last-place A's, who traded Ben Zobrist, Scott Kazmir and closer Tyler Clippard in the past six days. Oakland...
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Cueto bids farewell to Reds fans, did all he could while there

It certainly isn't any fault of Johnny Cueto that the Cincinnati Reds didn't experience more success during his seven-plus seasons.Cueto went 92-63 with a 3.21 ERA with the only big-league team he's played for being dealt to the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals on Sunday. In his last 4 1/2 seasons with the Reds, Cueto's ERA didn't get above 2.82.While Cueto's pitching record...
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Report: Ron Rivera's brother passes away after battle with cancer

Ron Rivera lost his older brother, Mickey Rivera, to a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer on Tuesday. As David Newton of ESPN reports, Rivera broke the news through his Twitter account with the following post. Rivera has always been a man to give back to the community and put a smile on the face of others. Apparently, his great perspective on life in general seems to come from...
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Dave Gettleman sounds off on Cam Newton's development

Cam Newton has a shiny new contract, a pretty talented offense around him and a general manager and coach who are fully backing him. What's not to be happy about, right? Right.According to David Newton of ESPN, GM Dave Gettleman is an especially happy camper when it comes to Newton and how he's developed to this point in his career."I had a reporter come in my first year and he started...
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Gettleman on Kuechly extension: Will get done when it's supposed to

Dave Gettleman hasn't shied away from the fact that he has essentially no interest in talking about contract extensions. He handles business quietly and behind closed door, something that has worked out just fine for the likes of Greg Olsen, Cam Newton and Thomas Davis.Next up? Luke Kuechly. As for when Kuechly's extension come be coming, well, that's still very unclear. As David...
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