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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five years ago, veteran big leaguer Nick Hundley visited Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and met a boy named Zach Sprader. Hundley, then with the San Diego Padres, sought to give the young baseball fan a lift during his fight against leukemia. Little did Hundley know …

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics hoped to get a steady presence from right-hander Mike Fiers when they brought him back on a two-year contract with more than $14 million in the offseason.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres star Manny Machado denied he made contact with plate umpire Bill Welke after being ejected for arguing a called third strike Saturday night and said he'll appeal his one-game suspension and fine.

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TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage.

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — A man nicknamed "Bone" was ordered Monday to spend one year in preventive prison as Dominican authorities said they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the attempted killing of baseball great David Ortiz, who is recovering at a hospita…

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DENVER (AP) — The judge who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison and a group of Olympians are backing an effort to create a commission to look into the operations of the U.S. Olympic Committee.

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks took a risk when they traded for elite defenseman Erik Karlsson knowing he had only one year left on his contract. They sat patiently as he learned about the organization and area during an injury-plagued season and were rewarded when Karlsson deci…

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A star wrestler for the University of Minnesota is shocked by his arrest on sexual misconduct charges, as he has nothing to hide and has been cooperating with investigators, his lawyer said Monday.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The stage was among the best in the land. Thousands were watching him. Victory was in his grasp. Gary Woodland didn't just dream of such a moment, he genuinely expected it would happen.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion.

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Tim Berthier has had quite the tennis career at Menlo-Atherton. A four-year varsity player, Berthier steadily made his way up the Bears’ ladder, having spent the last two seasons as the team’s No. 1 singles player.

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They say it’s not how you start but how you finish. So when Burlingame’s No. 1 golfer Wyatt McGovern suddenly started struggling toward the end of the regular season, he didn’t panic. When he shot a 10-over 82 on the first day of the Peninsula Athletic League tournament, he stayed calm.

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Outscoring teams 45-8 through six wins to claim the championship at the TCS Brashear Summer Invitational in Southern California over the weekend, the West Bay Warriors 16U Gold continued to prove they can swing it.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the leaderboard was Brooks Koepka, the most dangerous figure in major championship golf these days.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Justin Rose's final round at the U.S. Open got off a perfect start with a birdie on the first hole that moved him into a tie for the lead.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — WINNER: Gary Woodland shot a 2-under 69 to win his first career major with a final score of 13-under 271, the lowest in six U.S. Opens played at Pebble Beach.

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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open for first major title, beating two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka by three strokes.

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Leake has found the consistency he was looking for earlier in the season. Seattle manager Scott Servais is hoping the rest of his club can do the same after the Mariners spent the past two weeks reshaping their roster and trading away a couple top power hitters.