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While feds investigate, MLB holds back on hacking probe

AP Photo/David J. Phillip The case of compromised Houston Astros player intel is a federal investigation, not a baseball probe, says MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred. That doesn’t mean he can’t hand down penalties as more information comes to light about whether St. Louis...
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Rumble on the rails part of soundtrack to this US Open

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The number is around 60, give or take, with a rumble that is part of the soundtrack to an already unique U.S. Open. About half the time, it comes from the north behind the 15th green and near the 16th tee where the one...
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Warriors and fans gear up for victory parade in Oakland

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a rare moment of glory, Oakland will shine in the national spotlight Friday as the Golden State Warriors parade through the city with their NBA championship trophy. Oakland usually makes news for crime, corruption, protests and...
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Teakell’s shutdown relief key, TCU eliminates LSU in 8-4 win

AP Photo/Mike Theiler OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Trey Teakell pitched 4 1/3 innings of no-hit relief, Dane Steinhagen drove in three runs and TCU defeated LSU 8-4 in a College World Series elimination game Thursday night. The Horned Frogs (51-14), who beat the No. 2 national seed...
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Another day, another round in the 80s for Tiger Woods

AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Open used to be the place Tiger Woods showed why he was the best. On Thursday, the tournament exposed him at his worst. Another round full of miscues and flat-out bad shots. Another time signing a scorecard he...
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Nationals OF Harper strains hamstring, exits in loss to Rays

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals star Bryce Harper strained his left hamstring while taking an awkward tumble making a throw, and Washington lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Thursday night. Manager Matt Williams said Harper had a mild strain and would be...
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Nationals OF Bryce Harper hurts leg making throw, exits game

AP Photo/Alex Brandon WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals right fielder Bryce Harper has been injured while making a throw and left a game against Tampa Bay. The All-Star took awkward tumble while throwing home, held his left leg while down on the ground and then...
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A-Rod gets hit No. 2,999, a single in fifth against Marlins

AP Photo/Kathy Willens NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez has moved within one hit of 3,000 for his career with a single to left field in the fifth inning Thursday night against the Miami Marlins. The New York Yankees slugger entered the game with 2,997 hits. He had an RBI...
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Mickelson makes early bid at another US Open chance

AP Photo/Ted S. Warren UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Phil Mickelson always believed he would have at least a couple of more chances to finally win a U.S. Open. For so much of his opening round Thursday, it looked like this could be another one. Mickelson was making birdies...
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GM Luhnow at center of Cardinals-Astros hacking scandal

AP Photo/David J. Phillip HOUSTON (AP) — The analytical approach to stocking the roster helped the St. Louis Cardinals win the World Series in 2011 and is starting to pay off for the first-place Houston Astros. And now the work of Jeff Luhnow is at the center of a federal...