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August 25, 2018 - 1:10 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: GROWING BOTE OF WORK Cubs rookie David Bote tries to keep his sensational rookie season rolling in a game against Cincinnati. Bote walked off Chicago with a 10th-inning homer Friday, his second game-ending shot this month. The 25-year-old didn't...
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Chicago Cubs' David Bote, right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a winning solo home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 24, 2018 - 6:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — While David Bote is learning about the major leagues, baseball is learning about the rookie, too. Like be really, really careful when he steps to the plate in a big spot. Bote struck again on Friday, connecting in the 10th inning for another game-ending home run that sent the Chicago...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns quarterback Tyrod Taylor (5) walks to the locker room during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, in Cleveland. Taylor said on Twitter that he’s “doing well” after injuring his left hand against Philadelphia. Taylor got hurt when he fell without contact and landed on his hand and wrist in the first quarter. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane, File)
August 24, 2018 - 4:40 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns escaped a preseason quarterback swap. Tyrod Taylor isn't expected to miss any time — and is still in line to start the Sept. 9 season opener against Pittsburgh — after dislocating his left pinky and bruising his hand in Thursday's 5-0 win over Philadelphia. Taylor's...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, photo, Florida Atlantic offensive coordinator Charlie Weis Jr., right, talks with quarterback Rafe Peavey (16) during football practice in Boca Raton, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
August 24, 2018 - 12:13 pm
BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Weis Jr. has been on the field celebrating Super Bowl wins. He's worn a headset on the sidelines at Notre Dame games, studied under Nick Saban and interned for Bill Belichick. He's learned from the best. And he's a mere 25 years old. Age is just a number to Florida...
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Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 23, 2018 - 9:53 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins hit Ronald Acuna Jr., again. They couldn't hit Sean Newcomb, again. Acuna, the dazzling Atlanta rookie, connected on a 432-foot blast for his 21st home run and got hit by another Miami pitch, though tempers stayed in check this time and the Braves went on to beat the...
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Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer makes a statement during a news conference in Columbus, Ohio, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. Ohio State suspended Meyer on Wednesday for three games for mishandling domestic violence accusations, punishing one of the sport's most prominent leaders for keeping an assistant on staff for several years after the coach's wife accused him of abuse. Athletic director Gene Smith was suspended from Aug. 31 through Sept. 16. (AP Photo/Paul Vernon)
August 22, 2018 - 11:29 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation into coach Urban Meyer and his handling of domestic violence allegations against a former Buckeyes assistant coach (all times local): 12:30 a.m. Ohio State released the 23-page Independent Investigation Summary of Findings from an...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24 2017, file photo, Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee gestures while speaking at a memorial service for former coach and general manager of the Senators, Bryan Murray, at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa. Lee has resigned amid charges of harassment dating from an incident at the NHL scouting combine in May. The team announced Lee’s resignation in a news release Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
August 22, 2018 - 8:07 am
Ottawa Senators assistant general manager Randy Lee resigned Tuesday amid charges of harassment stemming from an incident at the NHL scouting combine in May. The team announced Lee's resignation and added a search is underway to find his replacement. The team said it would have no further comment...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. The Nationals have traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals, essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season. The third-place Nationals announced the moves Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, before beginning a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 21, 2018 - 10:37 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago Cubs know all too well what Daniel Murphy can do at the plate. So they are very much looking forward to playing alongside him for a change. The Cubs bolstered their struggling lineup by acquiring Murphy in a trade with the Washington Nationals on Tuesday. The 33-year-old...
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New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton talks with the news media before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. Stanton says it's weird to return to Miami, where he played his first eight major league season and will now try to help the Yankees beat the Marlins. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 21, 2018 - 5:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton sat in the visitors' dugout before batting practice, which gave him a different angle of Marlins Park's kitschy, colossal home sculpture. "I still don't like it," he said with a laugh. "But it won't be going off if I hit one." Stanton activated the moveable sculpture...
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Houston Astros second baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, and Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano eye the ball after Cano arrived at second base on his double in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 21, 2018 - 1:23 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano is searching for any way to help the Seattle Mariners stay in the playoff race and try to make up for the 80 games he was gone while being suspended. On Monday night, it was hitting a game-winning home run — his first long ball in more than three months. "It was a good...
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