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    Gore realizes his playoff experience was special
    Terrance Gore says he is only now, a month after the World Series ended, able to fully appreciate how special it was to be a part of the Kansas City Royals’ playoff run.
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    Clifton Ridge rallies past Gray Station
    The Clifton Ridge Cougars scored the only points of the second half with just over 4 1/2 minutes to play to rally past cross-county rival Gray Station 22-15 last Wednesday at Greyhound Field.
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    Gore may be in playoffs with Royals
    The Kansas City Royals had not announced their 25-man roster for their Tuesday night wild card playoff game against the Oakland Athletics as of press deadline Tuesday, but all indications pointed t...
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    Lady Hounds fall at Houston
    Host Northside in region game Thursday at 6
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    Jones County JV girls open with pair of wins
    The junior varsity Lady Hounds won their first two games and tied their third to start the season last week.
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    Tom Brady of the New England Patriots throws a ball during organized team activities at Gillette Stadium on June 4, 2015 in Foxborough, MassachusettsThe New England Patriots accused the NFL of "attempting to destroy" the reputation of Tom Brady on Tuesday after league commissioner Roger Goodell upheld the superstar quarterback's four-game "Deflate-gate" ban. "We are extremely disappointed in today's ruling by Commissioner Goodell," the Patriots said in a strongly worded statement. "We also believe that the laws of science continue to underscore the folly of this entire ordeal," said the statement from the team that has insisted the underinflated balls used by Brady and his team-mates during their AFC championship game win over Indianapolis could have been the result of a natural loss of air pressure.

    2015-07-28 19:17:07 -0400

    PGA: Deutsche Bank Championship-Second Round(Reuters) - PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III made an emotional appeal on Tuesday for help in tracking down his father who went missing on July 19. Speaking ahead of this week's Quicken Loans National in his home state of Virginia, Hurley fought back tears as he told reporters that his father, Willard Hurley Jr., drove off in a truck with some clothes and cash and has not been seen since. "No one really knows why," said Hurley, whose father is a retired police officer.

    2015-07-28 19:13:21 -0400

    MLB: Miami Marlins at New York Mets(Reuters) - New York Mets relief pitcher Jenrry Mejia has been suspended for 162 games after testing positive for banned substances a second time, Major League Baseball said on Tuesday. The ban is one of the longest suspensions in baseball, matching the penalty handed New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez in 2013. Mejia’s suspension is effective immediately and is equivalent to an entire regular season.

    2015-07-28 19:03:01 -0400

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks to the media before Super Bowl XLIX in PhoenixBy Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON (Reuters) - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on Tuesday upheld a four-game suspension of Tom Brady for his role in deflating footballs used in the game that put the New England Patriots in the 2015 Super Bowl, saying for the first time that the star quarterback had his phone destroyed to keep it out of hands of investigators. In the latest turn in the scandal, known as "Deflategate," Goodell said he affirmed the suspension in part because of the new revelation that Brady made "a deliberate effort" to keep investigators from reading text messages stored on the device.

    2015-07-28 18:45:27 -0400

    Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots warms up prior to playing in Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, ArizonaTom Brady's four-match ban over the "Deflate-gate" scandal was upheld on Tuesday as it emerged the New England Patriots star had ordered the destruction of a cellphone containing potentially crucial evidence. In a bombshell ruling which followed speculation that Brady's ban would be slashed or even cancelled, National Football League commissioner Roger Goodell said the original punishment would stand. Brady, one of the most high-profile athletes in American sport, had been suspended in May after an inquiry found he was at least "generally aware" of a plot by Patriots staff to tamper with the air pressure of balls used during the AFC Championship game against the Indianapolis Colts earlier this year.

    2015-07-28 18:12:29 -0400

    NFL: NFC Wild Card Playoff-Arizona Cardinals at Carolina Panthers(Reuters) - The Arizona Cardinals were being hailed as groundbreakers on Tuesday after hiring the National Football League's first female coach. The Cardinals on Monday hired Jen Welter, a 37-year-old former pro football player, to be a coaching intern during training camp this year, working with inside linebackers. Football fans took to Twitter to express their sentiments about Welter's hiring.

    2015-07-28 18:09:51 -0400
    (Reuters) - The son and daughter-in-law of the first African-American golfer on the PGA Tour were charged with improperly spending more than $1 million belonging to the late legendary Charles Sifford Sr, officials said on Tuesday. A Cuyahoga County grand jury indicted Sifford's son, Craig Sifford, 48, and daughter-in-law, Sandra Sifford, 48, both of Brecksville, Ohio, with spending money meant for Charles Sifford's care on such items as travel, dining, clothes, jewelry and landscaping between 2010 and 2013, according to a statement released by the Ohio attorney general's office and the Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office. A spokesman for the attorney general's offense did not comment on whether or how Charles Sifford's care was affected by the theft the family members were charged with.
    2015-07-28 17:40:31 -0400

    MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers at Colorado Rockies(Reuters) - The Toronto Blue Jays swapped All-Star shortstops with the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday, acquiring Troy Tulowitzki while shipping Jose Reyes to Colorado in a blockbuster, multi-player trade. Five-time All-Star Tulowitzki and veteran reliever LaTroy Hawkins went to the Blue Jays in exchange for Reyes and minor league pitchers Miguel Castro, Jeff Hoffman and Jesus Tinoco before Friday's non-waiver deadline.

    2015-07-28 17:03:41 -0400

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