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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    NFL ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) - Star receiver Antonio Brown returned to the Oakland Raiders on Friday after a one-day absence and is set to play the season opener after apologizing following a run-in with general manager Mike Mayock that had put him in jeopardy of being suspended. "I'm excited to

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  • Friday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died from a toxic mix of the powerful painkillers fentanyl and oxycodone along with alcohol in an accidental overdose, a medical examiner in Texas said in a report released Friday. The 27-year-old Skaggs was found dead in his hotel

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  • Thursday Sports in Brief

    INTERNATIONAL BASKETBALL DONGGUAN, China (AP) - The U.S. will leave the World Cup with its worst finish in a major international tournament, assured of finishing no better than seventh after falling to Serbia 94-89 in a consolation playoff game Thursday night. The previous worst finish for a U.S. men's team

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  • Wednesday Sports in Brief

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball hitters punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too -

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  • Tuesday Sports in Brief

    NFL New England Patriots wide receiver Antonio Brown has been accused of rape by a former trainer. Britney Taylor says Brown sexually assaulted her on three occasions, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the Southern District of Florida. Brown has denied the allegations. Darren Heitner, a lawyer representing Brown,

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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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  • Weekend Sports in Brief

    TENNIS NEW YORK (AP) - Rafael Nadal and Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu are U.S. Open champions. Nadal edged Daniil Medvedev 7-5, 6-3, 5-7, 4-6, 6-4 to win his fourth U.S. Open title and 19th Grand Slam trophy overall. The second-seeded Nadal's victory Sunday moves him within one major championship of

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