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  • NASCAR champion Truex needs sponsor to keep team intact
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    NASCAR champion Truex needs sponsor to keep team intact

    BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) - NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. needs sponsorship to stay with his championship-winning race team. Truex is locked in a fierce battle with former champions Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick in his push to defend last year's Cup Series title. His Furniture Row Racing team is in the mix even though the future of the No. 78 team is in flux.

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  • Biles electrifies on 1st day of US gymnastics championships

    Biles electrifies on 1st day of US gymnastics championships

    BOSTON (AP) - Simone Biles didn't come back after a two-year break from gymnastics to just win. That's not really what it's about for the Olympic champion. She's won enough - more than enough really - during her career. And she's got the medals to prove it.

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  • LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig appeal bans, deGrom up, Colon party
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    LEADING OFF: Urena, Puig appeal bans, deGrom up, Colon party

    A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: JUST A MINUTE

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  • Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    Maryland Board of Regents takes control of McNair probe

    COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - The University of Maryland Board of Regents has assumed authority over the investigation into the death of Jordan McNair, who collapsed during football practice and subsequently died. The board also voted to assume control of the commission formed to investigate the culture of the Maryland football program.

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  • Cards QBs Bradford, Rosen solid in win
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    Cards QBs Bradford, Rosen solid in win

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) Free-agent acquisition Sam Bradford and 10th overall draft choice Josh Rosen combined to provide a promising outlook for the Arizona Cardinals' quarterback situation.

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  • McCaffrey has TD, 120 total yards in win
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    McCaffrey has TD, 120 total yards in win

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Christian McCaffrey had 120 yards from scrimmage in the first half, including a 71-yard touchdown run and the Carolina Panthers defeated the Miami Dolphins 27-20 Friday night in a preseason game.

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  • Robinson picked as HOF's Senior Finalist

    Robinson picked as HOF's Senior Finalist

    CANTON, Ohio (AP) Former Kansas City Chiefs safety Johnny Robinson has been selected as the Seniors Finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2019.

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  • Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    Marlins' Urena appeals penalty for hitting Acuna, can play

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Urena is appealing his six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Braves with a pitch. Urena was in uniform Friday and Marlins manager Don Mattingly didn't rule out using him this weekend against the Washington Nationals.

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  • Bills QB McCarron injures shoulder
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    Bills QB McCarron injures shoulder

    CLEVELAND (AP) Buffalo quarterback AJ McCarron sustained a potentially serious shoulder injury, throwing the Bills' quarterback situation into total disarray, during a 19-17 win over the Cleveland Browns on Friday night.

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  • Bogaerts rallies Red Sox past Rays
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    Bogaerts rallies Red Sox past Rays

    BOSTON (AP) Xander Bogaerts hit a two-run triple and added a pair of doubles, and the Boston Red Sox scored seven straight runs after allowing three in the first to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Friday night.

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