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Rangers Get Cubs Ace Ryan Dempster
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Rangers have obtained Ryan Dempster from the Chicago Cubs, a move to fortify their rotation for the stretch run.
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Favre Coaching at Mississippi High School
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) -- Brett Favre made his living as one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history.
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AP Source: PG Robinson Agrees to Deal with Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with situation says the Chicago Bulls and point guard Nate Robinson have agreed to a contract.
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White Sox Option Santiago to Triple-A
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox optioned reliever Hector Santiago to Triple-A Charlotte before Monday's game against the Minnesota Twins.
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Twins Rally in 9th Inning to Beat White Sox 7-6
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Jamey Caroll's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning scored Alexi Casilla and the Minnesota Twins won their fourth straight, beating the Chicago White Sox 7-6 Monday night.
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Braves Acquire Maholm, Johnson from Cubs
ATLANTA (AP) -- The Atlanta Braves have boosted their rotation and added a right-handed bat to their bench by acquiring left-hander Paul Maholm and outfielder Reed Johnson from the Chicago Cubs.
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Cubs Pull Soto and Johnson Amid Trade Speculation
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs catcher Geovany Soto and outfielder Reed Johnson were pulled in the middle of Monday night's game and hugged teammates in the dugout, prompting speculation they had been traded.
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Rizzo, Barney Hit 3-run HRs, Cubs Beat Pirates
CHICAGO (AP) -- Anthony Rizzo and Darwin Barney hit three-run homers and the Chicago Cubs routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 14-4 Monday night in their highest-scoring game of the season.
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NASCAR Approves Redesigned 2013 Cars
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- NASCAR has approved all four automakers' redesigned Sprint Cup Series cars for next season.
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Trees Planted at Former Paterno Statue Site
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The spot where Joe Paterno's bronze likeness once stood is now occupied by freshly planted trees.
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Feldman, Rangers Blank White Sox, 2-0
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Scott Feldman tied a career high by pitching eight shutout innings in helping the Texas Rangers snap a two-game skid with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday.
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Lirano Saw Trade Coming, But Not to the White Sox
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Francisco Liriano realized he was ripe to be traded, with the Minnesota Twins out of the race and his contract expiring at the end of the season.
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Rizzo Hits 2-run HR in 10th, Cubs Beat Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning Sunday that lifted the Chicago Cubs over the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2.
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Rams, DE Long Agree to 4-year Contract Extension
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The St. Louis Rams and defensive end Chris Long agreed on a four-year contract extension through the 2016 season before the first practice of training camp.
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Bears Looking for Boost up Front on Defense
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- It's no secret the Chicago Bears failed to create enough havoc up front last season even with Julius Peppers, and defensive end Israel Idonije really didn't need the reminder.
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Colangelo Still Hopes Coach K Will be Back in 2016
LONDON (AP) -- Jerry Colangelo will see if he can persuade Mike Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's Olympic basketball coach.
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US Men Beat France 98-71 in Olympic Basketball
LONDON (AP) -- The U.S. men's basketball team has won its Olympic opener, beating France 98-71 behind 22 points from Kevin Durant.
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Troops, Students to Fill Empty Seats at Olympics
LONDON (AP) -- Organizing chief Sebastian Coe says troops and local students will be given tickets to fill empty seats at Olympic venues.
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Hester again Earning Praise as WR
BOURBONNAIS, Ill. (AP) -- It's that time of year again, so of course the Chicago Bears are predicting a breakout season at receiver for Devin Hester as training camp began.
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White Sox Get LHP Liriano from Twins
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox have acquired left-hander Francisco Liriano from the Chicago White Sox for shortstop Eduardo Escobar and pitching prospect Pedro Hernandez.
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Dunn, Humber Lead White Sox Past Rangers 5-2
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Adam Dunn hit his major league-leading 31st home run, Philip Humber pitched six solid innings and the Chicago White Sox won their fifth straight game by beating the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Saturday night.
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Johnson's Bunt in 7th Pushes Cubs Past Cardinals
CHICAGO (AP) -- Pinch hitter Reed Johnson drove in the go-ahead with a bunt single in the seventh inning and the Chicago Cubs got past the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 Saturday.
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Former Penn St. Players say Freeh Report "Flawed"
Franco Harris and two other former Penn State football players say the report about Penn State's handling of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal ''is highly flawed, and factually insufficient.''
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A Rockin' Olympics Opening Ceremony
(AP) -- Fighter jets trailing red, white and blue smoke, a pulsating soundtrack that included snippets from Beatles songs and giant puppets from ''Harry Potter'' all came together during opening ceremonies for the London Olympics on Friday.
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Bonds Granted 2-week Delay in Appeal
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Barry Bonds has been granted a two-week delay in his appeal of his obstruction of justice conviction.
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De Aza, Sale Lift White Sox over Rangers 9-5
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Alejandro De Aza hit a two-run single before leaving the game after an outfield collision, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 9-5 Friday night in a series opener between American League division leaders.
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Cardinals HR in each of First 5 Innings, Beat Cubs
CHICAGO (AP) -- Matt Holliday, Yadier Molina and Lance Berkman started a power show by the St. Louis Cardinals, who became the first team in eight years to hit a home run in each of the first five innings and went on to beat the Chicago Cubs 9-6 Friday.
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Dodgers Lose Again with Ramierz, to Cardinals
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers lost their second straight game since acquiring Hanley Ramirez, 7-4 to St. Louis on Thursday as David Freese and Matt Carpenter had three hits each to back Cardinals starter Jake Westbrook.
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USOC Eager to See London Games Begin
LONDON (AP) -- The London Games are here, and the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the nation's athletes are ready.
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Wrestler "The Great Khali" Undergoes Gland Surgery
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- World Wrestling Entertainment star The Great Khali has undergone surgery to remove a pituitary gland tumor that's the cause of his formidable size.
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