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Katie Ledecky throws out first pitch as Nats host Orioles
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Swimmer Katie Ledecky threw out the ceremonial first pitch Wednesday night before the Washington Nationals hosted the Baltimore Orioles....

With no deal, Chargers withdraw offer to first-rounder Bosa
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Joey Bosa's holdout turned ugly Wednesday when the San Diego Chargers pulled their contract offer to the first-round draft pick and said they'll restructure a new deal that would reflect him playing less than a full season....

Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles welcomed home to Texas
HOUSTON (AP) -- Fans waved American flags and cheered as Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles arrived home in Texas following the games in Rio de Janeiro....

Giants owner Mara 'comfortable' with NFL suspension of Brown
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A visibly shaken Giants owner John Mara said Wednesday he was fine with the NFL's suspension of placekicker Josh Brown for one game, despite allegations Brown abused his ex-wife as many as 20 times prior to the Giants signing Brown to a two-year extension last spring....

Playoffs begin with eye toward PGA Tour player of the year
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- The Olympics are over. The Ryder Cup in on the horizon....

Federer looked into ways to play either Olympics or US Open
NEW YORK (AP) -- Maybe Roger Federer could play the Olympics and skip the U.S. Open. Or sit out the Rio Games and make it to New York....

There's nothing plain about Dak Prescott's debut in Dallas
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Dak Prescott shrugs at the suggestion that the Dallas rookie quarterback's startling success in two preseason games is a product of what skeptics might call the "vanilla" defenses of the exhibition season....

Idaho man uses Legos to re-create college football big plays
Thanks to an Idaho man who creates Lego animations as a hobby, BYU fans can relive the glory and Nebraska fans the misery of the "Hail Mary' that ended the Cougars' victory over the Cornhuskers last year....

Recent history shows QBs vulnerable to early season injuries
Some of the biggest losses in college football's opening week likely won't be reflected on the scoreboard....

Cespedes to honor deal with Mets despite opt-out clause
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Yoenis Cespedes says he has no plans to exercise an opt-out clause in his contract with the New York Mets....

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