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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon takes a break during practice at the NFL football team's training camp, in Berea, Ohio. Gordon is missing the start of training camp as part of his treatment to battle drug and alcohol addictions. Browns general manager John Dorsey does not know when Gordon will return to the Browns and Wednesday, July 25, 2018, he changed his roster designation from the non-football illness list to “did not report.”(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
July 25, 2018 - 2:40 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — As they await clarity on Josh Gordon's confusing situation, Browns general manager John Dorsey says the club has discussed signing former Dallas wide receiver Dez Bryant. Gordon is missing the start of training camp as part of his treatment to battle drug and alcohol addictions...
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FILE - In this July 20, 2018, file photo, New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes stretches before the team's baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York. Cespedes is back on the disabled list, and the Mets are still deciding whether the oft-injured slugger needs surgery on both feet that would require an eight-to-10-month recovery. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)
July 25, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets finally have some clarity about Yoenis Cespedes' health. But now they may be without their oft-injured slugger well into the 2019 season. The Mets announced Wednesday that Cespedes would undergo a pair of surgeries to remove calcifications in both of his heels, an...
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July 25, 2018 - 12:11 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners say they have "made amends" with former female employees who made allegations of harassment against current team president and CEO Kevin Mather. The club issued statements from majority owner John Stanton and Mather on Wednesday. Stanton says more than 10 years...
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This July 23, 2018, photo provided by Mobile Mosque Executive Committee, shows Mobile Mosque, a mosque on wheels with the capacity for up to 50 people at Toyota Stadium in Toyota, western Japan. As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the Summer Olympics in 2020, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has created a mosque on wheels that its head hopes will make Muslim visitors feel at home. (Mobile Mosque Executive Committee via AP)
July 25, 2018 - 3:25 am
TOKYO (AP) — A large white and blue truck pulls up outside a stadium in central Japan and slowly expands into a place of worship. Welcome to the Mobile Mosque. As Japan prepares to host visitors from around the world for the 2020 Summer Olympics, a Tokyo sports and cultural events company has...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Trevor Plouffe, left, celebrates past Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy after hitting the game-winning three-run home run off relief pitcher Kike Hernandez during the 16th inning of a baseball game, early Wednesday morning, July 25, 2018, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 7-4. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 25, 2018 - 2:35 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies' relievers just kept shutting down the Dodgers, and Los Angeles finally ran out of pitchers. Trevor Plouffe hit a three-run homer off outfielder Kike Hernandez with one out in the 16th inning as Philadelphia outlasted the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-4 Tuesday night in a...
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FILE - In this July 14, 2018, file photo, Baltimore Orioles' Zach Britton throws to a Texas Rangers batter during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. A person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees are close to agreement on a trade to acquire Britton from the rebuilding Orioles for three prospects, a deal that would bolster New York's bullpen for the stretch run. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
July 25, 2018 - 12:31 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Yankees have acquired left-hander Zach Britton from the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles for three prospects, a trade that will bolster New York's bullpen for the stretch run. Right-hander Dillon Tate is going to the Orioles along with left-hander Josh Rogers and right-hander Cody...
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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Burch Smith throws during the first inning against the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
July 24, 2018 - 11:26 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Burch Smith picked up his first win in nearly five years, Mike Moustakas and Salvador Perez homered, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Tuesday night. Smith (1-1) gave up just one hit — a single by Niko Goodrum to leadoff the fourth — and walked two...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell, right, is congratulated by Gregory Polanco after Bell hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 24, 2018 - 10:13 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Starling Marte, Gregory Polanco and Josh Bell each hit a two-run homer, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cleveland Indians 9-4 on Tuesday night for their 11th straight win. The Pirates routed the Indians for the second straight night. Marte homered in the first inning, drove in...
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FILE - In this June 3, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love, center, shoots against Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif. All-Star forward Kevin Love has signed a new four-year, $120 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are beginning anew following LeBron James’ departure. Love signed the extension Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, Pool, File)
July 24, 2018 - 6:14 pm
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Love signed his new contract and proudly put on a hard hat. The Cleveland Cavaliers will rebuild around him. The All-Star forward made a long-term commitment to the franchise on Tuesday by signing a four-year, $120 million extension with the Cavaliers, who believe...
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Ohio State head coach Urban Meyer autographs a hat at the Big Ten Conference NCAA college football media days in Chicago, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Annie Rice)
July 24, 2018 - 6:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has a saying he uses with his program: Event + Response = Outcome. The outcome this time was the dismissal of a longtime assistant. Meyer is facing questions about his relationship with former receivers coach Zach Smith, who was fired Monday after an Ohio...
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