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Earnhardt 'truly blessed' nobody was seriously hurt in crash

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his family is "truly blessed" that nobody was seriously injured when his plane crash-landed last week in Tennessee.

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Ahn wins; Vandeweghe, Zhang, Putintseva fall in Bronx tennis

NEW YORK (AP) — Kristie Ahn began the final preparation for her return to the U.S. Open with a first-round victory Tuesday at the Bronx Open, where fellow American CoCo Vandeweghe and seeded players Zhang Shuai and Yulia Putintseva were upset.

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Steelers WR Johnson dedicates rookie year to late coach

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Diontae Johnson is dedicating his rookie season to Darryl Drake.

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Twins' Cruz activated, will play through ruptured tendon

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Twins slugger Nelson Cruz was reinstated from the injured list on Monday after the minimum 10-day stay and will play through a ruptured tendon in his left wrist.

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Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be eligible to play in a game.

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Red Sox shut down Sale for rest of season

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale is receiving treatment for inflammation in his elbow that will shut him down for the rest of the regular season.

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NBA's Steph Curry helps Howard U. start Division I golf team

WASHINGTON (AP) — What started as an innocuous conversation during a public event has evolved into a golf partnership between NBA star Stephen Curry and Howard University.

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USOPC proposes more athletes on board as part of overhaul

DENVER (AP) — The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee is taking steps designed to help athletes in the wake of Olympic sex-abuse scandals, proposing an increase in their numbers on its board and a recasting of its mission statement to include the job of promoting their …

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Braves claims speedy OF Billy Hamilton off waivers

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have claimed outfielder Billy Hamilton off waivers from the Kansas City Royals to bolster their injury-plagued roster.

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Nationals plan to activate Scherzer from IL on Thursday

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer is expected to come off the injured list to start Thursday against Pittsburgh.

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Middle men: Browns hoping erratic kickers straighten out

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens isn't quite ready to give his kickers the boot.

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Illinois' top-rated prospect Marquez Beason out for season

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois freshman defensive back Marquez Beason is out for the season with a knee injury.

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Kansas City T-Bones team evicted from Kansas stadium

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The struggling Kansas City T-Bones baseball team is being evicted from its stadium in Kansas because of unpaid debts.

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Woods wants US team playing ahead of Australia

U.S. captain Tiger Woods wants the eight players who qualified for the Presidents Cup team and those auditioning for a captain's pick to play tournaments over the next three months ahead of the mid-December matches in Australia.

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Pogba has penalty saved as Man United held 1-1 by Wolves

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — Paul Pogba pulled his jersey over his face when the final whistle sounded, his latest spot-kick failure costing Manchester United two points and casting doubt over the wisdom of the team rotating its penalty-takers.

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The Latest: Wisconsin says Cephus has 'eligibility issues'

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local):

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Kermit head coach Bubba Ross

Bubba Ross talks with Odessa American sports staff about his second season as the head football coach of the Kermit Yellow Jackets

  • Kermit head coach Bubba Ross

    Kermit head coach Bubba Ross

    Bubba Ross talks with Odessa American sports staff about his second season as the head football coach of the Kermit Yellow Jackets

  • Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez

    Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez

    Kermit senior Arturo Gonzalez speaks about his final high school football season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Crane head coach Jeff Cordell

    Crane head coach Jeff Cordell

    Jeff Cordell speaks with members of the Odessa American as he prepares for his first season as the head football coach of the Crane Golden Cranes.

  • Crane senior Brandon Cerna

    Crane senior Brandon Cerna

    Crane senior Brandon Cerna talks with members of the Odessa American sport staff.

  • Alpine head coach John Fellows

    Alpine head coach John Fellows

    Alpine head coach John Fellows talks with the Odessa American sports staff about the beginning of the high school football season.

  • Alpine senior Travis Ruckman

    Alpine senior Travis Ruckman

    Alpine senior Travis Ruckman speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about his final high school football season.

  • Iraan senior Dylan Kent

    Iraan senior Dylan Kent

    Iraan senior Dylan Kent talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff during practice.

  • Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke

    Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke

    Iraan head coach Matthew Luddeke talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the start of his first season at the helm for the Braves.

  • McCamey head coach Michael Woodard

    McCamey head coach Michael Woodard

    McCamey head coach Michael Woodard talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about his first season at the helm of the Badgers' football program.

  • McCamey senior Tristan Pineda

    McCamey senior Tristan Pineda

    McCamey's Tristan Pineda speaks about his upcoming senior season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • McCamey junior quarterback Ivan Rubio

    McCamey junior quarterback Ivan Rubio

    McCamey junior quarterback Ivan Rubio talks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming season.

  • Wink head coach Brian Gibson

    Wink head coach Brian Gibson

    Wink head coach Brian Gibson talks about the upcoming football season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Wink senior Noah Pilkington

    Wink senior Noah Pilkington

    Wink senior lineman Noah Pilkington speaks about personal and team goals for the upcoming football season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Van Horn senior Jonathan Corralez

    Van Horn senior Jonathan Corralez

    Van Horn senior Jonathan Corralez speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Van Horn sophomore Jermaine Corralez

    Van Horn sophomore Jermaine Corralez

    Van Horn sophomore Jermaine Corralez speaks with the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Van Horn senior Rudy Estrada

    Van Horn senior Rudy Estrada

    Van Horn senior Rudy Estrada speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming football season.

  • Van Horn senior Timothy Virdell

    Van Horn senior Timothy Virdell

    Van Horn senior Timothy Virdell talks about the upcoming football season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Van Horn senior Cory Schuller

    Van Horn senior Cory Schuller

    Van Horn senior lineman Cory Schuller talks with the Odessa American sports staff about the upcoming football season.

  • Van Horn head coach Brock Tyrell

    Van Horn head coach Brock Tyrell

    Van Horn head coach Brock Tyrell talks about the upcoming season with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

  • Fort Davis head coach Curtis Pittman

    Fort Davis head coach Curtis Pittman

    Fort Davis head coach Curtis Pittman speaks with members of the Odessa American sports staff.

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