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June 28, 2016 - 2:09pm
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Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Washington, 7:05 p.m.

Chicago Cubs at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

Boston at Tampa Bay, 7:10 p.m.

Cleveland at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

Miami at Detroit, 7:10 p.m.

Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m.

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June 28, 2016 - 12:54pm
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HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have signed receiver Will Fuller, who was the 21st overall pick in this year's draft.

Fuller had 62 receptions for 1,258 yards and 14 touchdowns last season for Notre Dame. It was his second straight 1,000-yard receiving season after he had a career-high 76 receptions for 1,094 yards and 15 touchdowns in 2014. He had one receiving touchdown as a freshman to give him 30, second in school history.

The 6-foot, 184-pound...

June 28, 2016 - 12:47pm
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June 28, 2016 - 12:39pm
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NICE, France (AP) — In a city that was once the playground of the British aristocracy, England's millionaire soccer players departed Tuesday looking as far from soccer nobility than at any time in the team's 144-year history.

The latest chastening blow to the nation's sporting prestige was magnified by the instigators of their downfall in Nice being Iceland, the smallest team to ever qualify for a major soccer tournament which had spent years admiring the supposedly...

June 28, 2016 - 12:37pm
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Hornets say forward Frank Kaminsky will undergo a "minor procedure" on Wednesday to repair a small pocket of air between his lung and chest wall and will not participate in the Pro Summer League in Orlando.

The recovery time for the procedure is approximately six weeks, the team sad Tuesday.

The Hornets say Kaminsky could have played with the issue, but the procedure will help relieve some discomfort.

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June 28, 2016 - 12:15pm
34 min 49 sec ago

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — An attorney representing ex-Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves has asked a judge to disqualify the Wayne County prosecutor's office from Cleaves' sexual assault case.

Attorney Frank Manley said in a motion that Cleaves' accuser is a member of a Wayne County child sexual abuse taskforce. The case is being handled by the Detroit-based Wayne County prosecutor's office because of a conflict raised by the Genesee County prosecutor....

June 28, 2016 - 11:59am
1 hour 14 min ago

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Katie Ledecky easily advanced to the semifinals of the 200-meter freestyle at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials in pursuit of a second event for the Rio Games.

The teenager from Maryland led Tuesday's preliminaries with a time of 1 minute, 55.60 seconds. She already is on the team in the 400 freestyle.

Leah Smith, who also made the team by finishing second to Ledecky in the 400 free Monday, was second-quickest in 1:56.47....

June 28, 2016 - 11:53am
1 hour 14 min ago

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — NBCUniversal's TV and digital networks will show a record 6,755 hours of action during this summer's Rio Olympics.

The previous high was 5,535 hours from the 2012 London Games.

The company said Tuesday that the main NBC network will broadcast more than 260 hours, including the opening and closing ceremonies and extensive coverage of swimming, gymnastics and track and field.

Rio is just one hour ahead of the...

June 28, 2016 - 11:51am
1 hour 14 min ago

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — A judge has denied immunity to a man who tried using Alabama's "stand your ground" law to avoid prosecution in the death of an Auburn University football player.

Lee County Circuit Court Judge Christopher Hughes issued an order Monday denying 24-year-old Markale Hart immunity from prosecution.

Authorities have said 18-year-old Jakell Mitchell was shot after an argument outside a party at an apartment complex in December 2014....

June 28, 2016 - 11:49am
1 hour 14 min ago

PARIS (AP) — Unai Emery, who guided Spanish club Sevilla to its third straight Europa League title last month, has been named as the new coach of Paris Saint-Germain.

The French champion said in a statement Tuesday that Emery has signed a two-year deal, with the option for an extra year.

The 44-year-old Spaniard replaces Laurent Blanc at PSG.

Blanc was fired on Monday, only months after he signed a new two-year contract....

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