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August 29, 2016 - 2:00am
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August 29, 2016 - 12:31am
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BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio farm is honoring the Cleveland Cavaliers with corn mazes designed in the shape of their championship trophy, LeBron James' head and the words "Homegrown Hero" and "Believeland."

Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2bDPWMe ) reports that some visitors were to get a preview of the mazes on Friday at Mapleside Farms in Brunswick, about 25 miles southwest of Cleveland.

The farm's owner says his three sons suggested the designs for...

August 29, 2016 - 12:01am
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CHICAGO (AP) — Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.

It's billed as the first to compare recovery outcomes for athletes removed from a game or practice compared with those who aren't. The study was small, involving 69 teens treated at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center concussion clinic, but the results bolster...

August 28, 2016 - 11:43pm
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BOSTON (AP) — Raul Mondesi hit a bases-loaded triple and Eric Hosmer added a two-run single during an eight-run sixth inning, lifting the surging Kansas City Royals to a 10-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.

Salvador Perez hit his third solo homer in two games for Kansas City, which took two of three at Fenway Park and got its 17th win in 21 games.

David Ortiz hit his 534th career homer, a solo shot, for the Red Sox, tying Jimmie Foxx...

August 28, 2016 - 11:40pm
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August 28, 2016 - 11:26pm
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Cincinnati Bengals were so sharp against Jacksonville that Andy Dalton and several teammates were done long before halftime.

Dalton led the Bengals to two touchdowns in three possessions, earning him a little extra rest in a 26-21 loss to the Jaguars in the preseason Sunday night.

"It was a good outing for us," Dalton said. "Two touchdowns in the first half of a preseason game is pretty good, and we got them both ways...

August 28, 2016 - 11:21pm
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PHOENIX (AP) — Diana Taurasi scored 26 points and made two free throws with 8 seconds left to ice the Phoenix Mercury's 70-66 victory over the Los Angeles Sparks on Sunday night.

The Mercury (12-14) had their largest lead at 64-55 on Brittney Griner's basket with 6:33 left and Los Angeles went scoreless after Kristi Toliver's 3-pointer cut it to 68-66 with 1:24 left. It was Toliver's 400th career 3-pointer.

Taurasi was 4 of 10 from 3-point range to...

August 28, 2016 - 10:49pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic gymnastics star Gabby Douglas was hospitalized Sunday night, forcing her to miss a scheduled appearance with her U.S. teammates at the MTV Video Music Awards.

"Gabby is back in the hospital tonight being treated for a seriously infected past mouth injury. She continues to have deep swelling and adverse reactions to medications," publicist Lesley Burbridge said in an email to The Associated Press.

Earlier Sunday, 20-year-old...

August 28, 2016 - 10:15pm
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NORTH PLAINS, Ore. (AP) — Ryan Brehm won the Web.com Tour's regular-season ending WinCo Foods Portland Open on Sunday to earn a PGA Tour card.

The 30-year-old former Michigan State coach made $144,000 to jump from 30th to fourth on the money list with $281,808 and earn a PGA Tour card as top-25 finisher.

Tied for the third-round lead with Taiwan's Cheng Tsung Pan, Brehm closed with a bogey for a 3-under 68 and his first Web.com Tour victory. He...

August 28, 2016 - 10:13pm
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross rebounded from a third-place finish in the Olympics to win the Long Beach Grand Slam on Sunday.

The top-seeded Americans beat Spain's Liliana Fernandez and Elsa Baquerizo 21-16, 21-16 in the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball's regular-season finale.

Brazil's Evandro Goncalves and Pedro Solberg won the men's title, topping Americans Phil Dalhausser and Nick Lucena 21-19, 17-21, 15-9....

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