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Red Sox shut down Sale for rest of season (AP, 8/19 8:13 PM ET)
Twins' Cruz activated, will play through ruptured tendon (AP, 8/19 7:01 PM ET)
Nationals plan to activate Scherzer from IL on Thursday (AP, 8/19 6:41 PM ET)
Braves claims speedy OF Billy Hamilton off waivers (AP, 8/19 6:22 PM ET)
Al Jackson, tough left-hander on original Mets, dies at 83 (AP, 8/19 4:51 PM ET)

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Jim Hardy, oldest living USC and Rams player, dies at 96 (AP, 8/19 8:21 PM ET)
Rodgers: If LaFleur wants me to play Thursday, I'll play (AP, 8/19 8:14 PM ET)
Dolphins' Stills objects to comments by Jay-Z about NFL deal (AP, 8/19 7:37 PM ET)
Steelers WR Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach (AP, 8/19 6:51 PM ET)
Middle men: Browns hoping erratic kickers straighten out (AP, 8/19 6:16 PM ET)

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Hawks promote GM Schlenk to president of basketball ops (AP, 8/19 5:17 PM ET)
AP sources: Alibaba exec to buy Nets, arena for $3.4 billion (AP, 8/16 2:08 PM ET)
Lakers' Cousins tears ACL in left knee, awaiting surgery (AP, 8/15 8:21 PM ET)
King's court: LeBron dedicates court at his hometown school (AP, 8/14 9:51 PM ET)
Stephen Curry embraces Warriors' change, praises Durant (AP, 8/14 12:50 PM ET)

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Avs agree to 1-year deal with forward Valeri Nichushkin (AP, 8/19 7:11 PM ET)
Red Wings get F Adam Erne from Lightning for 4th-round pick (AP, 8/14 4:21 PM ET)

College Football - View All - Photos

Arkansas State coach taking leave while wife fights cancer (AP, 8/19 8:25 PM ET)
Another first for Clemson: No. 1 in AP preseason Top 25 (AP, 8/19 7:25 PM ET)
Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play (AP, 8/19 6:40 PM ET)
Illinois' top-rated prospect Marquez Beason out for season (AP, 8/19 6:09 PM ET)
The Latest: Wisconsin says Cephus has 'eligibility issues' (AP, 8/19 5:49 PM ET)

Men's NCAA Basketball - View All - Photos

Middle Tennessee's Dishman to miss season due to knee injury (AP, 8/19 4:54 PM ET)
Arkansas dismisses forward Gabe Osabuohien (AP, 8/15 1:33 PM ET)

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Mercury guard Diana Taurasi medically cleared to play (AP, 8/19 2:23 PM ET)
Wilson, Cambage combine for 48 points, Aces top Sky (AP, 8/18 11:05 PM ET)
Mystics break WNBA record with 18 3s, top Fever 107-68 (AP, 8/18 9:17 PM ET)
Balanced attack leads Storm to 82-74 win over Lynx (AP, 8/18 9:15 PM ET)
Bonner has 30 points, 10 rebounds; Mercury beat Liberty (AP, 8/18 8:28 PM ET)

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Woods wants US Presidents Cup team playing before Australia (AP, 8/19 7:04 PM ET)
NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team (AP, 8/19 6:46 PM ET)
Early end of season for Woods doesn't take away from Masters (AP, 8/19 12:10 PM ET)
Early end of season for Woods doesn't take away from Masters (AP, 8/19 12:10 PM ET)
Ogletree, Augenstein headline US Walker Cup team (AP, 8/18 8:21 PM ET)

Auto Racing - View All - Photos

Earnhardt 'truly blessed' nobody was seriously hurt in crash (AP, 8/19 6:53 PM ET)
Column: IndyCar and Pocono must make tough marriage decision (AP, 8/19 3:10 PM ET)
Column: IndyCar and Pocono must make tough marriage decision (AP, 8/19 3:09 PM ET)
Leah Pritchett wins at Brainerd to end 26-event drought (AP, 8/18 8:51 PM ET)
Power wins shortened Pocono race marred by wreck, weather (AP, 8/18 8:45 PM ET)

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Boxing great "Mantequilla" Napoles dies at 79 (AP, 8/16 10:37 PM ET)

Horse Racing - View All - Photos

Upset city: 9-1 shot Higher Power wins $1M Pacific Classic (AP, 8/17 11:22 PM ET)
Horologist upsets 1-5 favorite Jaywalk in Monmouth Oaks (AP, 8/17 4:33 PM ET)

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Hermans wins Tour of Utah with strong ride in final stage (AP, 8/18 6:47 PM ET)
Bicyclists set to race up the highest peak in the Northeast (AP, 8/17 11:59 AM ET)
Italian cycling great Felice Gimondi dies at age 76 (AP, 8/17 11:19 AM ET)
Canola wins sprint to take stage at Tour of Utah (AP, 8/16 10:07 PM ET)
Hermans wins back-to-back Tour of Utah stages, extends lead (AP, 8/15 7:41 PM ET)

Track and Field - View All - Photos

Russian track official accused of forging results (AP, 8/19 1:03 PM ET)
Dutch athletics reeling after arrest of 2 relay runners (AP, 8/15 10:29 AM ET)

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USOPC proposes more athletes on board as part of overhaul (AP, 8/19 6:23 PM ET)
High bacteria level cancels water portion of Tokyo triathlon (AP, 8/17 4:07 AM ET)
Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain? (AP, 8/16 1:13 AM ET)
Can Tokyo's efficient rail system handle Olympic strain? (AP, 8/15 11:51 PM ET)
Nike track shoes used in 1972 Olympic trials sell for $50K (AP, 8/15 4:23 PM ET)

Skiing - View All - Photos

Sherman Poppen, inventor of the snowboard, dies at 89 (AP, 8/12 2:10 PM ET)
Lindsey Vonn still going at top speed in retirement (AP, 8/8 2:50 AM ET)

Figure Skating - View All - Photos

Figure skater sues ex-coach over molestation allegations (AP, 8/9 8:32 PM ET)

Soccer - View All - Photos

Pogba has penalty saved as Man United held 1-1 by Wolves (AP, 8/19 6:05 PM ET)
Pogba has penalty saved as Man United held 1-1 by Wolves (AP, 8/19 5:59 PM ET)
Wilson, Ciara, Macklemore celebrate joining Sounders (AP, 8/19 5:45 PM ET)
In 1 game, Bale shows he can still contribute at Real Madrid (AP, 8/19 4:29 PM ET)
US to play Cuba in new Nations League at Washington, DC (AP, 8/19 4:29 PM ET)

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Pakistan's Sharjeel Khan apologizes after ban ended (AP, 8/19 2:01 PM ET)
Smith returns after retiring hurt, out for 92 (AP, 8/17 10:57 AM ET)

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