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July 30, 2015 - 2:09pm
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July 30, 2015 - 2:07pm
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TURNBERRY, Scotland (AP) — Donald Trump's show-stealing arrival at the Women's British Open on Thursday upstaged another strong start to a major by South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim.

Kim was midway through compiling a 7-under 65 in the first round when Trump, the American presidential candidate, landed in a private helicopter to begin a two-day visit at the tournament being staged at his Turnberry resort in western Scotland.

The on-course action was...

July 30, 2015 - 2:03pm
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DETROIT (AP) — Toronto has acquired All-Star left-hander David Price from the Detroit Tigers, the second major move in less than a week by the Blue Jays as they chase their first postseason appearance since 1993.

After acquiring slugging shortstop Troy Tulowitzki from Colorado earlier in the week, the Blue Jays tried to shore up their rotation by adding the top remaining starting pitcher on the market. Johnny Cueto was traded from Cincinnati to Kansas City, and Cole...

July 30, 2015 - 1:51pm
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KAZAN, Russia (AP) — North Korea won its first gold medal at the world aquatics championships through 16-year-old Kim Kuk Hyang in women's 10-meter diving on Thursday.

Kim produced a stunning final dive, earning two perfect 10 scores from the seven judges, to snatch victory with a total of 397.05 points. On the very next dive, the leader up to that point, world champion Si Yajie of China, made errors that dropped her to fourth.

Silver went to Chinese...

July 30, 2015 - 1:37pm
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BEREA, Ohio (AP) — With broad shoulders, long legs and speed to burn, there's no doubt Terrelle Pryor looks like a wide receiver. He has to prove he can play the position.

A former quarterback with Oakland, Pryor has transitioned to wide receiver and will try to win a roster spot with the Browns, who are intrigued by the 6-foot-4, 225-pounder's ability. Pryor believes he can pull off the switch, but knows it won't be easy because he lacks experience.

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July 30, 2015 - 1:34pm
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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have reacquired goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts in a trade with Orlando SC.

The Galaxy sent a second-round draft pick in 2016 to Orlando on Thursday.

Ricketts played for the Galaxy from 2009-11, winning the 2011 MLS Cup title. His 70 appearances for the Galaxy are the second-most in franchise history behind Kevin Hartman.

He was MLS' Goalkeeper of the Year in 2010 and again in 2013 with the...

July 30, 2015 - 1:19pm
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars defensive end Chris Clemons is a no-show for training camp.

Coach Gus Bradley says Clemons is dealing with "personal things" that could keep him off the field for the opening training camp practice Friday.

Bradley says "we'll see how it goes. Hopefully we come up with a decision to speed this up a little bit quicker. I don't foresee this as a situation where it's extended."

The 33-...

July 30, 2015 - 1:17pm
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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar president of competition Derrick Walker has resigned, effective at the end of the season.

Walker will stay on for the final three races, which ends Aug. 30 in Sonoma, California. Walker says the timing is right to move on to other opportunities after 2½ seasons on the job.

He helped IndyCar land Boston as a new race in 2016, helped introduce a road course race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and made contributions in race...

July 30, 2015 - 1:15pm
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RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Robert Griffin III says he wants to put his up-and-down past in the NFL behind him and "focus on the future."

And the Washington Redskins quarterback says "the future started" during Thursday's first walkthrough of training camp.

Asked by a reporter about his mind-set, Griffin said: "I'm great mentally. I don't know what you guys are talking about."

Sticking to vague responses, Griffin would not say how he...

July 30, 2015 - 1:11pm
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Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Rob Kauffman has agreed to buy an interest in the race team owned by Chip Ganassi.

Kauffman's defection to Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates means he could bring driver Clint Bowyer with him to the organization. CGR already fields cars for Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson.

MWR fields Sprint Cup teams for Bowyer and David Ragan.

Kauffman retired at the end of 2012 from Fortress Investment Group,...

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