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Jerry Jones: Brent out of rehab, NFL question next

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones says former defensive tackle Josh Brent is out of rehabilitation and could have his future with the NFL resolved before the team leaves training camp in California in two weeks….

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John Isner loses to Steve Johnson at Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two-time runner-up John Isner was beaten in his opening match at the Citi Open on Wednesday, then complained that he and fellow American Steve Johnson played on a secondary court instead of in the main stadium….

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Jeter gets presidential farewell in Texas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got a surprise presidential farewell before playing his final game in Texas, when former President George W. Bush took part in a pregame ceremony….

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Lepchenko upsets second-seeded Radwanska

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Varvara Lepchenko beat second-seeded Angieszka Radwanska 6-3, 3-6, 6-4 on Wednesday in the Bank of the West Classic to advance to the quarterfinals….

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SF benefits from Pirates’ blunder, ends skid at 6

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome these days….

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SF benefits from Pirates’ blunder, ends skid at 6

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Reliever Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants took advantage of a huge baserunning blunder by Pittsburgh, tagging out two runners who wandered away on the same play and beating the Pirates 7-5 Wednesday to end a six-game losing streak….

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Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan’s Kei Nishikori won his opening match on the pre-U.S. Open hard-court circuit, beating Sam Querrey 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in the Citi Open’s second round Wednesday….

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Aggressive play rewarded modified Stableford event

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The 16th edition of Reno’s PGA Tour event has a new sponsor, a new name, no defending champ and a modified Stableford scoring format that encourages aggressive play up and down the edge of the Sierra Nevada….

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Riley speaks out, insists Heat will be competitive

MIAMI (AP) — One of the last things Miami Heat President Pat Riley told LeBron James before free agency began this summer was that he would be selling potential players on the notion of playing alongside a four-time NBA MVP….

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Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics….