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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL SHENZHEN, China (AP) - The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the World Cup quarterfinals are the next task. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the

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  • Monday Sports in Brief

    TENNIS NEW YORK (AP) - Defending champion Naomi Osaka was eliminated from the U.S. Open in the fourth round with a 7-5, 6-4 loss to No. 13 Belinda Bencic. Osaka, who struggled with left knee pain before the tournament, was visited by medical personnel in the second set and took

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  • Monday’s Sports In Brief

    NFL EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Odell Beckham Jr. had an 89-yard touchdown catch and a spectacular one-handed grab in his return to MetLife Stadium, and Baker Mayfield and the Cleveland Browns did just enough to beat the short-handed and banged-up New York Jets 23-3. Beckham, traded from the Giants

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NFL FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Antonio Brown was released by the New England Patriots on Friday after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct - the third team in seven months to tire of the off-field behavior that has overshadowed his accomplishments as one of the NFL's most prolific

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL NEW YORK (AP) - The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vázquez was being held Wednesday in a Pennsylvania jail on multiple felony charges after allegedly telling investigators he attempted to have sex with an underage girl during a meeting at her house in 2017. Vázquez is charged with statutory sexual assault,

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  • Weekend Sports In Brief

    NFL LOS ANGELES (AP) - With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn't need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed for 283 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another score, and the Rams stopped New

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