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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The way golf has been going the last few years, it would be reasonable to see the name "Johnson" atop the leaderboard and assume it belonged to the No. 1 player in the world.

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) - Whether the turf is sun-baked or rain-soaked, brown or green, no matter if players attack with driver or proceed cautiously with irons, Carnoustie showed Thursday in the British Open that it can hold its own.

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CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward had three hits and two RBIs, Ian Happ belted a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Thursday night in baseball's first game after the All-Star break.

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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Sung Kang doesn't plan to handle rulings any differently because he doesn't think he did anything wrong when fellow PGA Tour player Joel Dahmen accused him of taking a bad drop three weeks ago.

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ATLANTA (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says the Atlanta Falcons won't renegotiate Julio Jones' contract this season, casting doubts on whether the star receiver will be in training camp next week.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for catching prospect Francisco Mejia.

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ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio.

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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Kevin Kisner took advantage of light winds and warm temperatures to shoot a 5-under 66 and take the early lead in the British Open, where defending champion Jordan Spieth was also in the mix on Thursday.

WASHINGTON, Pa. - The Tri-City Thunder traveling girls softball team went 3-0 this past weekend to capture the title of the Twist USA Softball Tournament.

NEW YORK (AP) - We already know that Antonio Brown has made it to the top of the NFL. Now, he's made it onto the cover of the video game he played as a youngster while dreaming of getting to the NFL.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honored with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout "for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Buried in the AL East cellar and well on their way to a second straight losing season, the Baltimore Orioles enter the so-called second half with this unavoidable realization: It's time to break up the band.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday he doesn't believe it's been proven that football causes the degenerative brain disease CTE and offered a passionate defense of a sport he believes is "under attack."

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge denied a request from the NFL on Wednesday to appoint a special investigator to look into what the league says is extensive fraudulent claims on the $1 billion concussion settlement.