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July 30, 2016 - 6:25pm
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The IOC has set up a special three-person panel to make a final ruling on which individual Russian athletes are allowed to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

The International Olympic Committee's ruling executive board made the decision Saturday in its final meeting before the opening of the Rio Games next Friday.

IOC spokesman Mark Adams says the panel will decide on the entry of the Russian athletes who have been put...

July 30, 2016 - 6:00pm
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers waived Dahntay Jones, the veteran reserve swingman who gave the team a spark in Game 6 of the NBA Finals.

The team announced the move Saturday.

Jones, who was signed on the final day of the regular season, came off the bench in Game 6 and scored five straight points to slow a Golden State rally. He also drew a pair of fouls on Warriors forward Draymond Green.

The Cavs brought...

July 30, 2016 - 5:58pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lampard scored three goals and New York City FC beat 10-man Colorado 5-1 on Saturday to end the Rapids' 15-game unbeaten streak.

Lampard opened the scoring in the 28th minute, finishing Diego Martinez's cross and Thomas McNamara's redirecting flick with a close-range, right-footed stab. Lampard made it 4-0 on a right-footed shot in the 81st minute and capped City's scoring with a penalty kick in the 84th — his eighth goal of the season and the first...

July 30, 2016 - 5:57pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee catcher Jonathan Lucroy was not in the starting lineup for Saturday night's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates as the Brewers considered trade possibilities.

General manager David Stearns and manager Craig Counsell met before the game and decided not to start Lucroy.

"He's progessing on something," Counsell said of Stearns. "We thought it best that he not be in the lineup today.

A two-time All-Star,...

July 30, 2016 - 5:51pm
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BOSTON (AP) — The New England Revolution says forward Charlie Davis is in remission after receiving treatment for cancer.

The Revolution made the announcement in a statement Saturday. The former U.S. national team forward told team officials of his diagnosis for liposarcoma earlier this spring. The team said it has honored Davies' wishes for privacy over the past few weeks to allow him to spend time with family and receive treatment.

Davies has...

July 30, 2016 - 5:49pm
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BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC1076364040
New York9943136
July 30, 2016 - 5:49pm
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC1076364040
New York994313628
Philadelphia876303533
Montreal75829...
July 30, 2016 - 5:46pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have put infielder Jose Reyes on the 15-day disabled list because of a strain in his left ribcage and signed free agent Justin Ruggiano.

Ruggiano was in the starting lineup in center field Saturday night against Colorado. He was released by Texas earlier this week.

Reyes hurt himself taking a swing during the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. The third baseman has missed four straight games since the injury....

July 30, 2016 - 5:42pm
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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — You could own a truck driven by one of the best players in the MLB.

The first car of Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is being auctioned off in Atlantic City.

Trout's parents bought him a pickup truck in 2007, when he was a junior at Millville High School in New Jersey.

He bought a new car after he was drafted by the Angels and sold the truck to the parents of his now-fiancee. They gave it to their...

July 30, 2016 - 5:40pm
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GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic needed only 195 seconds on Saturday to score in his first game for Manchester United.

The 34-year-old Swedish forward met Antonio Valencia's cross with an acrobatic scissor kick to score in the fourth minute against Turkish side Galatasaray — in front of a home crowd in Gothenburg.

Ibrahimovic, who was substituted at halftime of the pre-season friendly, joined the 20-time English champions at the start of...

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