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August 22, 2017 - 7:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving might get his wish. Cleveland's All-Star guard, who asked owner Dan Gilbert to trade him earlier this summer, could be on his way to Boston as the Cavaliers are in serious negotiations with the Celtics about swapping him for point guard Isaiah Thomas. Since Irving made...
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FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, newly acquired Buffalo Bills receiver Anquan Boldin makes a catch during passing drills at NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y. Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday, Aug. 20, by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to retire. (Jaime Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)
August 20, 2017 - 11:44 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Anquan Boldin is abruptly giving up on football to pursue his humanitarian and charitable work just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. Boldin released a statement on Sunday night shortly after informing the Bills of his decision. "Football has...
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FILE- In this Aug. 8, 2017, file photo, newly acquired Buffalo Bills receiver Anquan Boldin makes a catch during passing drills at NFL football training camp in Pittsford, N.Y. Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday, Aug. 20, by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to retire. (Jaime Germano/Democrat & Chronicle via AP, File)
August 20, 2017 - 11:12 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Receiver Anquan Boldin abruptly gave up on football just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday night by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to retire. "We appreciate the time he gave us over the...
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August 20, 2017 - 9:49 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Anquan Boldin abruptly announced his retirement just under two weeks after signing with the Buffalo Bills. General manager Brandon Beane made it official Sunday night by saying the team respects Boldin's decision to retire. Boldin's decision came as a complete surprise...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez, left, scores as Toronto Blue Jays' Raffy Lopez, right, applies a late tag during the 10th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Chicago. The Cubs won 6-5. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
August 20, 2017 - 8:17 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Avila felt for Raffy Lopez. It was quite a day for catchers. Avila capped Chicago's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Cubs swept the Toronto Blue Jays with a wild 6-5 victory on Sunday. With two outs and the bases loaded, Avila lined a base hit into right...
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Chicago Cubs' Rene Rivera, right, scores on a three-RBI double hit by Albert Almora Jr. off Toronto Blue Jays' Marco Estrada during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 20, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
August 20, 2017 - 6:33 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Avila capped Chicago's three-run 10th inning with a two-run single, and the Cubs swept the Toronto Blue Jays with a wild 6-5 victory on Sunday. With two outs and the bases loaded, Avila lined a base hit into right field against Roberto Osuna (3-4). Ben Zobrist scored easily and...
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Philadelphia Eagles' Corey Clement celebrates after scoring a touchdown during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Buffalo Bills, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)
August 18, 2017 - 12:05 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Of all the high-profile players making debuts in a new uniform, Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby was most impressive. Darby intercepted former teammate Tyrod Taylor's pass and returned it 48 yards and also broke up two passes in his first game since Philadelphia acquired him from...
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Minnesota Twins pitcher Glen Perkins throws against the Cleveland Indians during the ninth inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Minneapolis. Perkins returned to the mound for the first time since being on the disabled list for 16 months. The Indians won 9-3.(AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 17, 2017 - 7:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Glen Perkins has finally returned to the Minnesota Twins, with the bonus of a playoff race and a bullpen in need of some help. He's not the hard-throwing three-time All-Star closer he once was. He's just grateful for another chance to be on a major league mound after missing more...
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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Tony Cingrani, right, and catcher Yasmani Grandal celebrates their win against the Chicago White Sox during a baseball game in Los Angeles, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
August 16, 2017 - 2:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifty over .500. The Dodgers hit that mark for the first time since September 1953 with a come-from-behind 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. It's just the fourth time in franchise history they've been that many games over. "Our focus isn't on being 50, 60...
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Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton looks on as he hits a solo home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017 in Miami. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 2:36 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ RECORD CHASE Streaking slugger Giancarlo Stanton tries to hit a home run in his seventh straight game when the Marlins host the Giants. Struggling right-hander Matt Cain (3-9, 5.22 ERA) starts for San Francisco. Stanton, who leads the...
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