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June 17, 2018
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Strikeouts on upswing entering 2018 CWS

Arkansas Razorbacks, Texas Longhorns to square off Sunday afternoon in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — If the College World Series is like the rest of the season, there will be lots of strikeouts when the final eight teams play for the national championship at TD Ameritrade Park.

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Mixed martial arts star regrets melee

NEW YORK (AP) — Mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor expressed regret Thursday for a backstage melee at a Brooklyn arena that saw him caught on camera hurling a hand truck at a bus full of fighters, and he is negotiating a plea deal to resolve criminal charges in the case.

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Woods at U.S. Open

SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The second round of the U.S. Open on today has begun in much better fashion for Tiger Woods.

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McCoy not slowing down

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — When he was much younger and brasher, LeSean McCoy recalled informing the league’s older running backs of how he was going to one day chase them down in the record books.

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Red Sox take care of Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale took a two-hitter into the seventh inning before being ejected, and the Boston Red Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles with a 5-1 victory Wednesday.

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NFL’s highest paid guard

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zack Martin rejoined the Dallas Cowboys for mandatory minicamp Tuesday with the two-time All-Pro closing in on a contract that’s expected to make him the highest-paid guard in the NFL.

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Ingram shows up in camp

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Running back Mark Ingram was a late arrival to the New Orleans Saints’ offseason program and he’ll be a late arrival for the regular season as well.

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ESPY Awards breaking tradition

MIAMI (AP) — The ESPYs are breaking tradition for this year’s Best Coach Award, awarding it posthumously to three Florida high school coaches who died shielding their students from gunfire.

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