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Canada's Brooke Henderson watches her shot from the fifth tee during the first round of the CP Women's Open golf tournament in Regina, Saskatchewan, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018. ( Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 23, 2018 - 8:28 pm
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn birdied five of her last eight holes for an 8-under 64 and a share of the CP Women's Open lead Thursday at rain-softened Wascana Country Club. LPGA Nasa Hataoka and Mariajo Uribe joined the second-ranked Jutanugarn atop the leaderboard, with Canadian...
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Just recalled from the Triple A team, Colorado Rockies left fielder Matt Holliday takes the field to face the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 23, 2018 - 6:38 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: HAPPY HOLLIDAY Matt Holliday takes aim at getting his first hit of the season. The 38-year-old outfielder returned to the Rockies on Thursday for the first time in a decade and went 0 for 3 against San Diego. The seven-time All-Star signed a...
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Ohio State University President Michael Drake offers words to football coach Urban Meyer, who leaves the stage following a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
August 23, 2018 - 4:20 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Urban Meyer may have weathered scandal at Ohio State, but not without a lasting stain as an exhaustive report detailed behavior that could easily have taken down a coach of lesser stature. The investigation released soon after Meyer answered questions from reporters about his...
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Tiger Woods tees off on the 12th hole during the first round of the Northern Trust golf tournament, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 23, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Dustin Johnson could tell his 6-iron was close to perfect from the flight of the shot, where it landed and the reaction of the fans behind the par-3 sixth green . The ball rolled around the left edge of the cup, inches from a hole-in-one. Or were they cheering because Tiger...
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FILE - In this Feb. 19, 2016 file photo, former Michigan State University gymnastics head coach Kathie Klages reacts during the womens gymnastic's meet in East Lansing, Mich. Former Michigan State gymnastics coach Klages was charged Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 with lying to police amid an investigation into the school's handling of sexual abuse complaints against former sports doctor Larry Nassar. (Sundeep Dhanjal/The State News via AP File)
August 23, 2018 - 3:31 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former head coach of Michigan State's gymnastics team was charged Thursday with lying to an investigator when she denied that witnesses told her years ago about being sexually assaulted by ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar. A charging document doesn't specify how many witnesses...
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August 23, 2018 - 2:38 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Gil Brandt and Pat Bowlen have been nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame as contributors to the game. Currently a consultant to the NFL and one of the key figures in the staging of the draft, Brandt was one of the key contributors to the building of the Dallas Cowboys. As...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2017, file photo, Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers talks to Jordy Nelson before an NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens, in Green Bay, Wis. The departure of receiver Jordy Nelson has left Rodgers in need of a new partner to take part in one of his pregame routines. In the end zone before a game would be Rodgers and Nelson playing catch and spinning footballs on their fingertips. That won't happen Friday night now that Nelson is a Raider, though they remain good friends. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)
August 23, 2018 - 2:33 pm
If anyone really looks forward to exhibition football games, this is the week to pay attention. One good place to start is in Oakland. Not because Aaron Rodgers will see plenty of action for Green Bay; he won't, might not play at all. And the Raiders' best player, Khalil Mack, still is holding out...
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Canada catcher Andre Juco tags out Puerto Rico's Carlos De Jesus (17) at home during the fourth inning of Little League World Series baseball tournament game in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
August 23, 2018 - 2:28 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ryan Gibson remembers buying clothes from the local Salvation Army to put together his first umpire uniform when he was about 14 years old. Jeff Pruitt recalls going to thrift stores to buy gray pants and a blue, button-down shirt. Now, they're both part of the 16-...
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FILE - In this Dec. 2, 2017, file photo, Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus is shown on the sideline before the Big Ten championship NCAA college football game against Ohio State, in Indianapolis. Cephus appeared in court in Madison, Wisc., on sexual assault charges, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018.(AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
August 23, 2018 - 12:59 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus made his first court appearance Thursday on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted two drunken women this spring, a day after his attorneys asked the judge to dismiss one of the counts because they say the women weren't as impaired as...
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Boston Celtics basketball star Kyrie Irving accepts gifts from students on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota on Thursday, Aug 23, 2018. Irving traveled to the reservation from which his mother came to be honored by the tribe for his heritage and his support of its battle against the Dakota Access oil pipeline. (AP Photo/Blake Nicholson)
August 23, 2018 - 12:21 pm
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — Boston Celtics star Kyrie Irving has officially become a member of the Standing Rock Sioux. Irving and his older sister, Asia Irving, took part Thursday in a traditional Native American ceremony recognizing their tribal heritage and support for the tribe's long battle...
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