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Dallas Cowboys running back Rod Smith (45) holds off Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaviar Gooden (52) during the first half of the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game Thursday. AP Photo/Ron Schwane
CANTON, Ohio (AP) —With no stars and few starters on the field Thursday night, the Cowboys edged the Arizona Cardinals 20-18. The idea, Cowboys coach Jason Garrett said, was to get the young players lots of action, win the game, then get ready for owner Jerry Jones’ induction on Saturday night....
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill reinjured his left knee in practice Thursday when it buckled as he scrambled and fell without being hit. Tannehill walked slowly off the field accompanied by trainers. He underwent an MRI, but results weren’t definitive regarding the...
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although Australia wrapped up the inaugural Tournament of Nations title before the U.S. women stepped on the field, Megan Rapinoe and her teammates still finished strong. Rapinoe scored a splendid goal in the 12th minute, and the Americans beat Japan 3-0 on Thursday night...
BOSTON (AP) — Boston’s TD Garden has agreed to pay Massachusetts nearly $2 million after local teens discovered the arena failed to hold fundraisers benefiting state parks and recreational areas for years, despite a state law mandating them to. The arena, which is home to the NBA’s Celtics and...
NEW YORK (AP) — Ever wanted to be the WNBA president for a day? Here’s your chance. FanDuel is offering a free tournament next week and the winner will get to tour the WNBA offices with President Lisa Borders. The winner will also get a photo with the WNBA trophy and have lunch with a legend of...
Boston Red Sox's Eduardo Nunez watches the flight of his three-run double off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Andrew Miller during the sixth inning of Tuesday's game against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Eduardo Nunez and Rafael Devers ended up being the bats the Boston Red Sox needed — and they came a few days before the trade deadline. Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski had a hole to fill at third base after the club released Pablo Sandoval last month. Just...
Winning a fifth NFL championship ring and a fourth Super Bowl MVP at the age of 39, the New England Patriots quarterback has shown no signs of aging even as he gets older. Today is his 40th birthday and fans usually celebrate by singing "Happy Birthday" to him during training camp. AP Photo/File
(AP) — Tom Brady is celebrating his 40th birthday like no one before him. Having won a fifth NFL championship ring and a fourth Super Bowl MVP at the age of 39, the New England Patriots quarterback has shown no signs of aging even as he inevitably gets older. He’ll turn 40 on Thursday, and fans...
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Rory McIlroy says he got rid of a caddie so that he could keep a friend. McIlroy parted ways with J.P. Fitzgerald after the British Open, ending a nine-year partnership that McIlroy felt was heading in a bad direction. “I still consider J.P. one of my best friends, one of my...
MLS All-Stars' Graham Zusi, left, controls the ball against Real Madrid's Theo Hernandez during the first half of the MLS All-Star Game, Wednesday, in Chicago. AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
CHICAGO (AP) — As consolation prizes go, it wasn’t much. But it’s all the MLS All-Stars have. “I believe the league showed a good face against one of the best teams in the world,” coach Veljko Paunovic said after his MLS squad lost a penalty shootout to Royal Madrid. “I’m going to repeat that...
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR has suspended the crew chief for Cup driver Erik Jones for a rules violation at Pocono Raceway. The No. 77 Furniture Row Racing team was penalized because of a rear suspension violation. Crew chief Chris Gayle was fined $50,000 and suspended for two Cup races....

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