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Clemens' back derails outing in Padres' 3-2 loss to the Reds

Tony Cingrani picked up his 13th save. He launched his second rehab in June and made six rehab starts with Triple-A Louisville before being activated from the 60-day disabled list Friday when the Reds arrived in San Diego . Jay Bruce leads Cincinnati with 98 hits, Brandon Phillips has 37 RBI and Zack Cozart has 15 home runs. But Derek Norris lined out to Suarez at third to end the threat.

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Reds' slugger Jay Bruce on way to Mets

The Mets will have a team option on Bruce next season for $13 million, with a $1 million buyout, according to ESPN . It seems reminiscent of the Yoenis Cespedes trade from 2015. Jonathan Lucroy says he's been traded to the AL West-leading Texas Rangers . The Mets were unsure of where the Brewers stood on trading Lucroy after news of his refusal was reported by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.

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Mets Acquire Bruce in Deal with Reds

The Mets, who host the Yankees tonight at Citi Field, are 6.5 games out of the NL East, trailing the Washington Nationals and Miami Marlins . The Mets became the heavy favorite to land Bruce early Monday. It's just a matter of time before Bruce is in a Dodgers uniform. This means the Mets can be flexible with a defensive substitution, and they didn't have to give up their top outfield prospect.

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Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn wins Women's British Open

The 20-year-old led by two strokes on the 70th tee at the ANA Inspiration in California in April, which was ultimately won by Ko, but missed out on major glory when she dropped shots at each of the last three holes. Sugar always helps the feelings, ” Ko joked. I know how to be like patient. Its not the greatest finish to finish with a bogey or a double. Stacy Lewis was fourth at 11 under after her third straight 70.

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Andrew Miller traded to the Indians

After the Yankees dealt closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs , Miller knew he might be next and was not shocked by the deal. The 28-year-old earned his third straight All-Star nod in 2016, and he thrived in a setup role before Chapman came aboard this season and shook up the structure of New York's bullpen.

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Pallekele Test: Sri Lanka beat top-ranked Australia with 106 runs

Australia , who held the advantage for the opening two days even after scoring 203 in their first innings, were done in by a century by Kusal Mendis which marked Sri Lanka's turnaround. Its tough to lose OKeefe but thats cricket. "But it gets to a Test match and whether it's the extra pressure of it being a Test match, whether it's the fact that we historically haven't done well on turning pitches on the subcontinent - whether that plays on their minds, I'm not sure".

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Doping investigator faces 'deluge of requests' on Russians

The panel consists of Ugur Erdener, head of the IOC medical and scientific commission and president of World Archery; Claudia Bokel of the IOC athletes commission; and Juan Antonio Samaranch Jr, a Spanish IOC member. But Bach and the IOC board remained upbeat following a final progress report by organizing committee chief Carlos Nuzman, including details of the opening ceremony at the Maracana stadium.

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Russian weightlifters banned from Rio 2016 Olympics for doping

Rio de Janeiro - A three-person International Olympic Committee panel will make a final ruling on which individual Russian athletes are allowed to compete in the Rio de Janeiro Games. It is not yet known when this will be announced. Russians hoping to compete in the boxing, golf, gymnastics, handball and taekwondo are still waiting to hear from the respective federations on whether they will be banned or not.

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Arsene Wenger: Paul Pogba fee is crazy

An exclusive report by Star Sport says "a move for Icardi would be next up" should Wenger decide against making another bid for Lacazette. Since I am in this sport I always thought the record can not go higher and I was always wrong. Wenger confirmed that the club will seek a new centerback after Mertesacker's injury, but was quick to quash any criticism of Arsenal chief exec Ivan Gazidis.

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Man United target Pogba not a done deal

An end to the summer's longest running transfer saga appears to be in sight, with the news that Manchester United have cleared a major obstacle in their pursuit of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. Until 31 August anything can happen. "But we owe Juventus respect, and I can't say anything more out of respect". Let's see if Pogba will also come, then it will be even more interesting, Ibrahimovic was quoted as saying by Swedish television station "Kanal 5".

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Nationals acquire Melancon from Pirates

San Francisco is reportedly in the mix for Pirates closer Mark Melancon, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Papelbon suffered two losses in two games earlier this week, then had to be pulled in the ninth inning of Thursday's game with two men on in a save situation.

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Brendan Rodgers pleased with Celtic workout despite defeat to Barcelona

Celtic and Barcelona will meet on neutral territory at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Masip played a short pass out to Jose Martinez and the young defender took a awful first touch to allow Scottish striker Leigh Griffiths in for a simple tap-in.

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Hockey: Australia the team to beat at Rio

The most decorated Olympian in history has pledged to hang up his swimming trunks after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. It's not an arbitrary stat. "I have worked for ten years to get to this point and will continue to work as hard as I can over the next few weeks to make the most of this very special and unique opportunity", Kalmoe wrote .

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Edmund leads Britain out of Murray's shadow

The 21-year-old Edmund also won his opening singles on Friday against Janko Tipsarevic as he assumed the role of Murray as the leader of the team. They know they have to win that first match. "There were no easy points". Edmund, and the entire team-bolstered by the morale-boosting Andy Murray-knew he had only to serve out the set to take GB to the semis, and the tension got to him.

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2nd Test: India begin in dominant fashion

If he is given a chance to continue I hope he will go and put out a good performance. The pitch had a healthy covering of grass on the eve of the Test match, and Virat Kohli welcomed what he referred to as a "result wicket". Hopefully I can take a few more wickets in the next match. Karnataka wicket-keeper batsman KL Rahul is India's most viable replacement for Vijay at Sabina Park test.

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Steve Spurrier returns 'home' as ambassador, consultant

In his first season, 2015, McElwain took Florida to its first SEC Championship game since 2009, and the current Gators head coach is ecstatic to work with the greatest figure in program history. He then returned to college football and coached the South Carolina Gamecocks from 2005-2015. "I wanted to do something. He suggested that whenever I was done coaching to come around a little bit and see if I can help the Gators in all sports".

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Powerball Weekend Jackpot Climbs to $478 Million

The largest all-time lottery prize offered in North America was a Powerball jackpot worth almost $1.6 billion for winning tickets sold in California, Tennessee and Florida in January. The big jackpot prize that gets most attention refers to the annuity, but most winners choose the cash option. The previous Powerball Jackpot was $429.6 million (the ninth highest jackpot across games), and was won in May .

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Juventus capture Higuain for fee of 90 million euros

Higuain joined Napoli from Real Madrid in 2013 and went on to score 71 goals in 104 matches in Serie A for the southern club. "The player had agreed a 5-year contact". For one-club man Francesco Totti , who is set to play his final season with Roma, it is a disaster that smacks more of "business than passion". Juventus published on Wednesday on Twitter a photo of Higuain upon his arrival at Caselle airport under the title "He is here", reports Efe.

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Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA; McIlroy stumbles

But the cheers didn't last long. After missing the green on the 13th, McIlroy duffed his chip from the rough and again failed to convert from six feet for par, before failing to get up and down from a greenside bunker on the next following a poor drive.

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Rams grant QB Foles' request to be released

The Rams reportedly tried to trade Foles but were unsuccessful. After being released, Foles becomes a free agent and is not subject to waivers. But his play was lackluster and the Rams felt very strongly about Cal quarterback Jared Goff, who they traded up to draft with the first overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.

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Jets, QB Fitzpatrick not talking as camp opens

Quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, coming off the best year of his career, still hasn't agreed to a deal with the Jets, despite both sides saying they hope to get it done. You got to have a team around that position to play ball, but he's been in the system a year. The Jets report to training camp and there's no sign of QB Ryan Fitzpatrick, who remains far apart with the team.

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Cue the media speculation about a Michelle Obama presidential run

And in expressing her support for Hillary Clinton , the first lady said wants a president "who will teach our children that everyone on this country matters". Around 10 p.m., she strolled onto the big blue stage and graced the audience with a speech that delivered a confident, no-nonsense, proud and inspiring vision.

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Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker urges Arsene Wenger to sign good players

The German World Cup victor sustained a knee injury during training. The 31-year-old suffered the injury in Friday's pre-season draw against Lens. The Gunners have so far had a quiet summer transfer window, with the additions of Granit Xhaka, Rob Holding and Takuma Asano the only notable moves the London club have made.

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Roger Federer Shutting it Down, Will Miss Rest of Season & Olympics

Stanislas Wawrinka has admitted he might not play in the doubles in the Olympics in Rio alongside Swiss compatriot Roger Federer. "Considering all options after consulting with my doctors and my team, I have made the very hard decision to call an end to my 2016 season as I need more extensive rehabilitation following my knee surgery earlier this year", Federer wrote on his Facebook page .

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Falcons release return specialist Devin Hester before camp

According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, Hester has no plans to retire at this time. He also tied Hall of Famer Deion Sanders' career mark of 19 return touchdowns, which includes punts, kickoffs, missed field goals, fumbles and interceptions.