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Indianapolis Colts kicker Adam Vinatieri (4) reacts to making a field goal against the Baltimore Ravens in the first half of an NFL preseason football game in Indianapolis, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
August 21, 2018 - 3:10 am
Anyone who pays attention to the NFL knows that Tom Brady is 41 as he heads into the season. He's hardly the only geezer, in football terms, still on the field or hoping to be when the season kicks off next month. Indeed, Brady isn't even close to the oldest guy suiting up these days. His former...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton watches his solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Sean Reid-Foley during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 21, 2018 - 3:03 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SOUTH BEACH STANTON Giancarlo Stanton returns to Marlins Park for the first time since Miami traded him to the New York Yankees in December. Stanton spent his first eight years with the Marlins and was the NL MVP last season when he hit 59 home...
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In this Nov. 4, 2017, photo, Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus (87) catches a pass for a touchdown during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Indiana in Bloomington, Ind. Cephus says he’s taking a leave of absence from the team because he believes prosecutors intend to file criminal charges against him for an incident in April involving what he calls a “consensual relationship.” In a tweet late Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, Cephus didn’t specify what he is accused of but denied any wrongdoing and said he has been wrongfully accused. (M.P. King/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 21, 2018 - 2:55 am
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The suspension of Quintez Cephus leaves Wisconsin without one of its top receivers for the foreseeable future. Cephus was charged with felony sexual assault Monday, accused of misconduct involving two women at his apartment last April. Cephus, a 20-year-old junior from Macon,...
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In this Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, photo, Dallas Cowboys assistant coach Kris Richard walks on the field before an preseason NFL Football game in Arlington, Texas. Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)
August 21, 2018 - 2:40 am
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Kris Richard wears cleats to practice just in case the new secondary coach of the Dallas Cowboys decides to jump in on a play, which he did in training camp. The former defensive coordinator for the Legion of Boom in Seattle was the highest-ranking hire in an overhaul of Jason...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Jose Martinez, right, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes, left, watches along with home plate umpire Sam Holbrook during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 21, 2018 - 2:32 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Los Angeles 5-3 on Monday night. Gyorko pinch hit and sent a 1-1 pitch into center field leading off. Carpenter...
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Houston Astros second baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, and Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano eye the ball after Cano arrived at second base on his double in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 21, 2018 - 2:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano is searching for any way to help the Seattle Mariners stay in the playoff race and try to make up for the 80 games he was gone while being suspended. On Monday night, it was hitting a game-winning home run — his first long ball in more than three months. "It was a good...
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Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis swings on a pitch from Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Davis' jersey is signed by Anthony Slocumb, a child from the Make A Wish Foundation, seen on Davis' left shoulder. Davis hit his 37th home run of the season wearing the signed jersey. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 21, 2018 - 2:17 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a night they both homered — and Ramon Laureano for the first two times in his career — the rookie learned far more about teammate Khris Davis than just his ability to clear fences. Davis' heart shined through as far as that 438-foot home run he hit sandwiched between...
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Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Kendrys Morales, left, reacts after hitting a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during fourth-inning baseball game action in Toronto, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 21, 2018 - 2:05 am
TORONTO (AP) — Two bigs swings from Kendrys Morales made sure the Toronto Blue Jays stayed perfect at home against Baltimore. Morales homered twice, Marco Estrada pitched 5 1/3 innings to win his second straight start and the Blue Jays beat Baltimore 5-3 on Monday night, improving to 8-0 at home...
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Oakland Athletics' Khris Davis swings on a pitch from Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. Davis' jersey is signed by Anthony Slocumb, a child from the Make A Wish Foundation, seen on Davis' left shoulder. Davis hit his 37th home run of the season wearing the signed jersey. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 21, 2018 - 1:57 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis asked a young fan from the Make-A-Wish Foundation to sign his jersey, then slugged a mighty home run for the Oakland Athletics in a 9-0 win against the Texas Rangers on Monday night. Davis let 10-year-old Oakland sixth-grader Anthony Slocumb print his name in blue...
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New York Mets' Amed Rosario, left, and Dominic Smith collide while trying to catch a ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford during the 13th inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. Andrew McCutchen scored on the error by Smith. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 21, 2018 - 1:16 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets left fielder Dominic Smith readily took the blame for plowing into shortstop Amed Rosario on the potential inning-ending play in the 13th inning that ended up costing his team the game. Smith, a highly touted prospect who has been envisioned as the Mets' first-baseman of the...
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