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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jake Thompson throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
July 29, 2017 - 12:37 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Philadelphia Phillies for outfielder Hyun Soo Kim and Double-A left-hander Garrett Cleavinger. In the trade announced after the Orioles' 8-2 loss in Texas on Friday night, Philadelphia will get...
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Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre breaks his bat hitting a run-scoring single off a pitch from Baltimore Orioles' Chris Tillman in the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. It was Beltre's 2,997th career hit and scored Nomar Mazara. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 28, 2017 - 11:35 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Saturday: ___ GETTIN' CLOSE Adrian Beltre has 2,998 career hits and is swinging a hot bat for Texas. He's 9 for 14 through four games of a nine-game homestand. The 38-year-old Rangers third baseman is on the brink of becoming only the 31st player in...
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FILE - In this March 28, 2012, file photo, flags of the United States and Japan are carried during the opening ceremony at a season-opening baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Seattle Mariners at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years. The collective bargaining agreement reached in November was finalized and sent to the clubs Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
July 28, 2017 - 11:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to start the 2019 and 2020 seasons in Asia and play regular-season games in England in June of both years. The collective bargaining agreement reached in November was finalized and sent to the clubs Friday, and it contains a schedule for international...
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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, right, hands off to running back James Conner during practice at NFL football training camp at Latrobe High School in Latrobe, Pa., Friday, July 28, 2017 . (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
July 28, 2017 - 10:26 pm
LATROBE, Pa. (AP) — The catharsis came inside a crowded restaurant on that raucous Friday night in late April when James Conner picked up the phone and Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin was on the other end telling Conner he was about to be selected in the third round of the NFL draft. That's...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2015, file photo, Daniel Cormier, bottom, takes down Jon Jones during their light heavyweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 182 in Las Vegas. If Cormier wasn't Jones' bitter enemy, the UFC light heavyweight champion probably could could give sound advice to Jones, the troubled former champ. Instead, the steady Cormier realizes he needs a victory over his self-sabotaging archrival on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at UFC 214 to validate his own title reign. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 28, 2017 - 10:19 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jon Jones insists Daniel Cormier isn't his rival, not even when their rematch at UFC 214 is the most anticipated mixed martial arts fight of the year. Jones says he doesn't even dislike Cormier, the man who has spent most of the past 2 1/2 years holding the light heavyweight...
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July 28, 2017 - 10:14 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Second-seeded John Isner beat Slovakia's Lukas Lacko 7-5, 6-4 on Friday to reach the BB&T Atlanta Open semifinals. Seeking his fourth Atlanta title in five seasons, the big-serving Isner will face third-seeded Gilles Muller of Luxembourg. Muller beat American Tommy Paul 6-3, 6-1...
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July 28, 2017 - 10:10 pm
AUGUSTA, Mo. (AP) — Erica Shepherd advanced Friday to the U.S. Girls' Junior final at Boone Valley when Elizabeth Moon was penalized on the first extra hole for moving her ball before her par putt was conceded. After missing a short birdie putt that would have ended the semifinal match, the 17-year...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Aaron Altherr, left, and Cameron Rupp celebrate Altherr's solo home during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
July 28, 2017 - 10:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Altherr homered twice and Jake Thompson pitched five scoreless innings in an emergency start to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 10-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Tommy Joseph and Cameron Rupp also homered and Freddy Galvis had three hits for the...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, Los Angeles Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald speaks with reporters after the first official day of the team's offseason football training program in Thousand Oaks, Calif. Donald has not reported to the Rams’ training camp, and general manager Les Snead says the club will continue negotiations on a contract extension. Donald didn’t join his veteran teammates in reporting to UC Irvine on Friday, July 28. The fourth-year pro also skipped several weeks of offseason workouts while his agent worked on a new deal that will make him one of the highest-paid players in the NFL. (AP Photo/Greg Beacham, file)
July 28, 2017 - 9:28 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams have started training camp with everybody except their best player. Defensive lineman Aaron Donald did not report to camp Friday while seeking a new contract from the Rams, who have spent months in negotiations with their two-time All-Pro. General manager...
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Matt Kuchar, of the United States, hits his tee shot on the fifth hole during the second round of the Canadian Open golf tournament at Glen Abbey Golf Club, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Oakville, Ontario. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm
OAKVILLE, Ontario (AP) — Matt Kuchar rallied to make the cut in the RBC Canadian Open on Friday, a day after fighting dizzy spells. Coming off a second-place finish Sunday in the British Open, Kuchar shot a 4-under 68 to reach 5 under — leaving him seven strokes behind second-round leader Martin...
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