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July 28, 2016 - 3:12am
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WEDNESDAY'S GAMES

NFL

Chicago Bears opened training camp

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

St. Louis 5, NY Mets 4

Chicago Cubs 8, Chicago White Sox 1

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Cedar Rapids 10, Kane County 2

Peoria 8, Quad Cities 2

THURSDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

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July 28, 2016 - 2:01am
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MOSCOW (AP) — A much-depleted Russian team has departed for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, missing dozens of athletes who were excluded amid the country's doping scandal.

Team members left on a charter flight Thursday from Moscow's Sheremetevo airport to Brazil, a day after an emotional farewell ceremony with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Kremlin.

More than 100 athletes from what was originally a 387-strong team have been barred from...

July 28, 2016 - 2:00am
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC976333539
New York994313628
Philadelphia876303533
Montreal75829...
July 28, 2016 - 2:00am
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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 FC976333539
New York9943136
July 28, 2016 - 1:32am
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3328.541
Washington3030.500
Windy City3032.484
Lake Erie2931.483
Schaumburg2835
July 28, 2016 - 12:04am
1 hour 2 min ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Cleveland Browns wide receiver who pleaded guilty to stealing over $100,000 from his charities to finance gambling debts and personal expenses promises to pay it back once he gets his part of a settlement with the National Football League.

Cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2aKYRHD ) reports a court filing by Reggie Rucker's attorneys says he's awaiting an estimated $190,000 from the $1 billion settlement after a lawsuit accused the NFL of ignoring...

July 27, 2016 - 11:48pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Raul Mondesi had a bunt single for his first big league hit, with two runs scoring on the play on pitcher Matt Shoemaker's throwing error, as the Kansas City Royals rallied for a 7-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night.

Shoemaker, who did not allow a base runner until the fifth inning, yielded singles to Alex Gordon and Paulo Orlando to start the seventh. Mondesi, who was called up Tuesday, put down a bunt and beat the throw to...

July 27, 2016 - 11:45pm
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Freddie Freeman homered, doubled and tied a career high with five RBIs as the Atlanta Braves held off the Minnesota Twins 9-7 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep.

Freeman went 4 for 4 with a walk. His 18th homer gave the Braves a 7-0 lead in the fourth inning.

The Twins closed to 8-7 in the sixth on an RBI grounder by Joe Mauer. Nick Markakis singled home a run in the Atlanta eighth.

Mike Foltynewicz (4-4) got...

July 27, 2016 - 11:32pm
1 hour 2 min ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6738.638
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6441.6103
Rochester (Twins)6046.566
Pawtucket (Red Sox)5451.514...
July 27, 2016 - 11:32pm
1 hour 2 min ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3328.541
Washington3030.500
Windy City3032.484
Lake Erie2931.483
Schaumburg2835
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