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July 29, 2016 - 3:34pm
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WOBURN, England (AP) — Mirim Lee followed her opening 10-under 62 with a 71 on Friday in the Women's British Open, leaving her a stroke ahead entering the weekend at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club.

A day after matching the tournament record and falling a stroke short of the major championship mark, the 25-year-old South Korean player had three birdies and two bogeys to reach 11-under 133.

Lee had two front-nine birdies, bogeyed the par-4 13th, birdied...

July 29, 2016 - 3:11pm
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Giants receiver Victor Cruz is back a lot sooner than anyone expected.

After missing all of last season and being limited to six games over the past two, the Cruz was a full-go as the New York Giants held their first practice at training camp Friday under new coach Ben McAdoo.

With the Giants indoors because of overnight rain, the workout looked more like a slow-speed organized team activity.


July 29, 2016 - 2:41pm
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with seven-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson.

The Titans also added offensive lineman Ronald Patrick on Friday. Terms were not disclosed.

The 6-foot-3 Johnson has 1,053 catches for 14,100 yards and 68 touchdowns. He ranks eighth in NFL history with receptions and ninth in yards receiving, leading active players in those categories.

The third pick overall in...

July 29, 2016 - 2:25pm
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July 29, 2016 - 2:24pm
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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Chiefs safety Eric Berry was not among the players who reported to training camp at Missouri Western on Friday, a decision largely expected after negotiations on a long-term contract with Kansas City broke down.

Berry was designated the Chiefs' franchise player but has not yet signed his contract, which means he cannot be disciplined for skipping camp. But considering the one-year deal promises to pay him more than $10.8 million, Berry is expected...

July 29, 2016 - 2:12pm
21 min 36 sec ago

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Weightlifting Federation has banned the Russian federation and all its weightlifters from the Rio Olympics.

The IWF said Friday the multiple cases of doping by Russian weightlifters have "seriously damaged" the integrity of the sport. The eight Russian Olympic spots have been offered to other countries.

The IWF said the doping results produced by Russian weightlifters are "extremely shocking and...

July 29, 2016 - 2:10pm
31 min 34 sec ago

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan judge will review surveillance footage from the night former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was arrested outside a strip club on weapons and drug charges.

Appling's defense attorney presented the footage at Friday's preliminary examination. It includes security videos from the Pantheon Club parking lot and video from police dashboard cameras.

The hearing was adjourned until Aug. 5 to allow Judge...

July 29, 2016 - 2:07pm
31 min 34 sec ago

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Weightlifting Federation bans Russian weightlifters from taking part in 2016 Rio Olympics.

July 29, 2016 - 2:03pm
31 min 34 sec ago

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The International Weightlifting Federation bans Russian weightlifters from Rio Olympics.

July 29, 2016 - 1:51pm
31 min 33 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs activated outfielder Chris Coghlan from the disabled list Friday and optioned infielder Tommy La Stella to Triple-A Iowa.

La Stella, who was hitting .295 in 105 at-bats with a .388 on-base percentage, didn't take the news well, according to Cubs manager Joe Maddon.

La Stella had options remaining, which left him vulnerable. The Cubs needed a roster spot with Coghlan (ribs) healthy again after completing a rehab stint...

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