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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2017, file photo, then-Los Angeles Rams linebacker Robert Quinn (94) raises his fist during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Dallas Cowboys, in Arlington, Texas. Dallas Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn says the issue of protesting during the national anthem “might come up” before the season with owner Jerry Jones, who in the past has taken a hardline stance against displays by his players. Quinn joined the Cowboys in an offseason trade. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins, File)
July 29, 2019 - 8:34 pm
OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dallas defensive end Robert Quinn says he chose his new team before an offseason trade from Miami because it felt like the right fit when he visited the Cowboys. There remains one issue unaddressed with owner Jerry Jones: protesting during the national anthem. Quinn raised his...
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New York Mets' Jason Vargas delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 29, 2019 - 7:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies bolstered their beleaguered rotation. Left-hander Jason Vargas was acquired from the New York Mets on Monday for Double-A catcher Austin Bossart. The 36-year-old is 6-5 with a 4.01 ERA, winning his last three starts. He became expendable when the Mets...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) looks back as a teammate makes a catch for an out against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press via AP)
July 29, 2019 - 1:42 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TRADEWINDS Only eight games on the schedule, giving contending teams more time to talk about trades. The fourth-place Mets acquired Toronto ace Marcus Stroman for two minor league pitching prospects Sunday and the Rays made three deals, getting ...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 29, 2019 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg was too tough, even for the top team in the majors. The Washington ace tossed seven masterful innings Sunday to win his seventh consecutive start, leading the Nationals to an 11-4 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers. "Everything about him this year has been amazing...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) throws against the Cleveland Indians during first inning baseball action in Toronto on Wednesday July 24, 2019. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman was acquired by his hometown Mets from the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday for a pair of minor league prospects, a trade that makes it likely New York will deal away one of its current starters by Wednesday's deadline. A 28-year-old right-hander who made...
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Tampa Bay Rays second baseman Joey Wendle (18) sides safe past Toronto Blue Jays second baseman Cavan Biggio (8) at second base after hitting a double during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 27, 2019 in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/Canadian Press via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 8:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays didn't have to look back too far to see that a seven-run deficit doesn't mean certain defeat. And this time, they were on the right end the comeback effort. Joey Wendle drove in the tiebreaking run with a bases-loaded groundout in the ninth inning and the Rays...
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Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill throws the ball during NFL football training camp Saturday, July 27, 2019, in St. Joseph, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 28, 2019 - 1:57 pm
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — Tyreek Hill was contrite but repentant in his first comments since he was banished from the Kansas City Chiefs following an audio recording in which his then-fiance accused him of hurting their son. The star wide receiver declined Sunday to discuss the specifics of his case,...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Eric Sogard celebrates after scoring on a wild pitch by Detroit Tigers' Jordan Zimmermann during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
July 28, 2019 - 1:18 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays traded veteran utilityman Eric Sogard across the diamond Sunday, sending him to the visiting Tampa Bay Rays. Toronto is expected to receive a minor leaguer for the 33-year-old Sogard, who is having a career season. Sogard was due to start in right field against...
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Miami Marlins relief pitcher Sergio Romo walks back to the clubhouse after of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Saturday, July 27, 2019, in Miami. The AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins acquired the 36-year-old righty from Miami on Saturday night, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
July 28, 2019 - 12:38 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Early Sunday morning, Sergio Romo flew from the bottom of the NL East into a pennant race with the Minnesota Twins. Romo joined the Twins in Chicago after he was acquired in a trade with the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The AL Central-leading Twins begin a three-game series...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul Goldschmidt hits a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Saturday, July 27, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 28, 2019 - 1:45 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SWINGIN' FOR SEVEN Cardinals star Paul Goldschmidt has homered in a career-best six straight games, tying the team record shared by Matt Carpenter and Mark McGwire. Goldschmidt will next face former Arizona teammate Wade Miley (8-4, 3.18 ERA) when...
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