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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2003, file photo, Tampa Bay Buccaneers' Warren Sapp tries to get the crowd going during the third quarter of the NFC divisional NFL football playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers in Tampa, Fla. Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp announced on social media Tuesday, June 20, 2017, that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. The 44-year-old said in a statement that he's started to feel the effects of the many hits he took during his 13-year NFL career. He said he's specifically become concerned about his memory. Sapp said he hopes his donation can help prevent concussions and permanent brain damage for future football players. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius, File)
June 21, 2017 - 12:33 am
MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp announced on social media Tuesday that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. The 44-year-old said in a statement that he's started to feel the effects of the many...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 21, 2017 - 12:32 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale had just shut down one of the hottest teams in baseball, helping the banged-up Boston Red Sox take over sole possession of first place in the AL East for the first time all season. And he looked as if he wanted to punch a wall. Sale was two outs shy of his second...
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June 21, 2017 - 12:30 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Corey Seager continued the Los Angeles Dodgers' home-run parade Tuesday night, hitting three against the New York Mets. Seager matched his career-high with the three home runs, the Dodgers adding two more, one each from rookie Cody Bellinger and Yasmani Grandal. The Dodgers have...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo swings into a lead off home run against San Diego Padres starting pitcher Jhoulys Chacin during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 21, 2017 - 12:18 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo said all his talking is making him an annoying teammate. The new leadoff hitter is making up for it with his bat, lifting the Chicago Cubs with another first-inning homer Monday night in a 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. "I'm sure my teammates are starting to get...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Nick Martinez throws to the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
June 21, 2017 - 12:15 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nick Martinez wasn't distracted by a quick trip to the bullpen after a couple of rough starts as part of the churning bottom of the Texas rotation. The right-hander knows the drill. Martinez allowed two hits while taking a shutout into the seventh inning, Carlos Gomez...
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Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano watches his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
June 21, 2017 - 12:10 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano and Kennys Vargas each hit a long home run to help the Minnesota Twins bounce back from a demoralizing sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Tuesday night. Sano hit his 17th homer and Vargas added a three-run shot as the Twins overcame a rough outing from...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Tyler Clippard waits as Los Angeles Angels' Cameron Maybin runs the bases after hitting a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
June 21, 2017 - 12:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tyler Clippard walked off the mound, stared straight ahead and walked to the dugout as many of the 39,853 fans at Yankee Stadium booed. Cameron Maybin hit a tiebreaking home run on the struggling reliever's second pitch of the night, Kole Calhoun lined a double to right-center on...
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June 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Lake Placid is vying to host the winter version of the World University Games. Representatives from the International University Sport Federation are visiting the Adirondack Mountain region this week to tour venues, lodging properties and other facilities in Lake...
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Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano watches his two-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Bruce Kluckhohn)
June 21, 2017 - 12:04 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano and Kennys Vargas each hit a long home run to help the Minnesota Twins bounce back from a demoralizing sweep by beating the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Tuesday night. Sano hit his 17th homer and Vargas added a three-run shot as the Twins overcame a rough outing from...
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez delivers to Arizona Diamondbacks' Gregor Blanco in the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 20, 2017 - 11:43 pm
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning, and the surging Colorado Rockies rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Tuesday night in the opening game of their NL West showdown. Carlos Gonzalez homered and saved a run with a diving catch of David Peralta's line drive...
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