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People wait for the arrival of Brazilian soccer star Neymar who was attending a press conference in Paris Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Neymar arrived in Paris on Friday the day after he became the most expensive player in soccer history when completing his blockbuster transfer to Paris Saint-Germain from Barcelona for 222 million euros ($262 million).(AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)
August 04, 2017 - 7:57 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Brazil soccer star Neymar's move from Barcelona to PSG (all times local): ___ 1:49 p.m. Neymar says leaving Barcelona was the most difficult decision in his life. Neymar says during his first press conference with PSG that leaving Barcelona equated to leaving "great...
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Washington Redskin defensive line coach, Jim Tomsula, talks with linebacker Junior Galette (58) during practice at NFL football training camp in Richmond, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 04, 2017 - 6:04 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Junior Galette has bigger shoes to fill than when he last played an NFL game in 2014. Galette tore his left Achilles tendon before the 2015 season and his right Achilles tendon just before training camp a year ago. His Achilles tendons are now so thick and strong that he went...
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Dallas Cowboys running back Rod Smith (45) holds off Arizona Cardinals linebacker Zaviar Gooden (52) during the first half of the Pro Football Hall of Fame NFL preseason game in Canton, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
August 03, 2017 - 11:19 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The NFL is back, sort of. With no stars and few starters on the field Thursday night, the Dallas Cowboys edged the Arizona Cardinals 20-18 in the Hall of Fame game. At least the turf held up — unlike a year ago, when the game was canceled for safety reasons. The new field passed...
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NFL commissioner Roger Goodall, second from right, speaks during a fan forum at the Denver Broncos indoor training facility, Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017 in Englewood, Colo. The voice of the Denver Broncos Dave Logan, left, Denver Broncos president of football operations/general manager John Elway, second from left, and and former Denver Broncos great Steve Atwater, right, also answered questions from the fans (Andy Cross/The Denver Post via AP)
August 03, 2017 - 6:48 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says teams aren't blackballing Colin Kaepernick for kneeling during the national anthem last year. "No, teams make decisions (based) on what's in the best interest of their team ... and they make those decisions individually," Goodell said...
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A man holds a FC Barcelona's Neymar t-shirt in a store of the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Neymar has told Barcelona that he plans to leave the club, with a blockbuster move to Paris Saint-Germain seemingly imminent. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 03, 2017 - 2:04 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Brazil star Neymar has cleared the way for him to join Paris Saint-Germain by paying a 222 million euro ($262 million) buyout clause Thursday that frees him from his contract with Barcelona. There was no immediate confirmation of a transfer by PSG. But Neymar's...
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FC Barcelona's Neymar arrives at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, Spain, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017. Neymar has arrived at Barcelona's training grounds amid widespread rumors that the Brazil striker could make a record-breaking move to Paris Saint-Germain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
August 03, 2017 - 10:52 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the expected move of Brazil soccer star Neymar from Barcelona to PSG (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Luis Suarez has wished Neymar well as the Brazil striker closes in on a record-breaking move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. The Barcelona forward posted on...
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Baltimore Orioles' Tim Beckham, right, is congratulated by Craig Gentry after scoring against the Kansas City Royals on a home run by Caleb Josephin the second inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
August 02, 2017 - 10:40 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jeremy Hellickson threw seven outstanding innings in his Orioles debut, Caleb Joseph homered and Baltimore beat the Kansas City Royals 6-0 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Playing in his second game with Baltimore, Tim Beckham doubled, tripled and drove in two runs...
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August 02, 2017 - 7:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration (all times EDT): 7:50 p.m. President Donald Trump is re-shuffling his ambassador picks. The White House announced Wednesday that Trump has tapped former Los Angeles Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to serve as ambassador to France and Monaco...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) kneels next to outside linebacker Eli Harold (58) and safety Eric Reid, right rear, during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the New England Patriots in Santa Clara, Calif. It’s been a week since Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh floated the idea of adding Kaepernick, a veteran who has Super Bowl experience and the baggage that comes from his decision last year to literally sit out the National Anthem on game day. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 02, 2017 - 1:42 pm
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Joe Flacco's health. The salary cap. And of course, potential negative fan reaction. The Baltimore Raves are weighing all these factors — and then some — as they continue to wrestle with the decision whether to sign free agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick. It's been a week...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2015, file photo, former baseball player and manager Pete Rose speaks during a news conference in Las Vegas. A woman said she had a sexual relationship with Rose in the 1970s, starting when she was 14 or 15 years old, according to her sworn testimony submitted to a court Monday, July 31, 2017, in a federal defamation lawsuit Rose filed in 2016 against John Dowd, the lawyer whose investigation got Rose kicked out of Major League Baseball for gambling. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
August 02, 2017 - 1:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have canceled plans to honor Pete Rose next week because of a woman's claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball's hit king when she was a minor. The woman, identified as Jane Doe this week in a court filing, said Rose called her in 1973, when...
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