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Don’t look for Dak, Zeke, Carson or other stars for HOF game

CANTON, Ohio/August 2, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — NFL HOF Game: Don’t look for too many stars on the field Thursday night when the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals kick off the NFL preseason in the Pro Football Hall of Fame game. Don’t look for many starters, either. For those who believe four preseason games are too … Continue reading Don’t look for Dak, Zeke, Carson or other stars for HOF game

UConn women ready to move on from Final Four loss

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo./August 2, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Geno Auriemma and his UConn Huskies haven’t watched last season’s Final Four loss to Mississippi State. They are focusing on the future more than dwelling on the past. “I haven’t watched the game, but I’m sure I will at some point,” Auriemma said. “They are probably right saying … Continue reading UConn women ready to move on from Final Four loss

Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94

SOUTH BEND, Ind. /August 2, 2017(AP)(STL.News) — Ara Parseghian, who took over a foundering Notre Dame football program and restored it to glory with two national championships in 11 seasons, has died. He was 94. University of Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins announced in a statement that Parseghian died at home at 1:30 a.m. … Continue reading Ara Parseghian, won 2 titles at Notre Dame, has died at 94

Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

RENTON, Wash./August 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Seattle Seahawks: Kam Chancellor wore a wry grin, knowing that a day earlier when he was peppered about his contract status and future with the Seattle Seahawks that all those questions were about to be answered. “I didn’t want to tell you all,” Chancellor said with a chuckle. “But … Continue reading Seahawks sign safety Kam Chancellor to 3-year extension

Indiana changes coach, philosophy heading into new season

BLOOMINGTON, Ind./August 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Tom Allen is already putting his stamp on Indiana football. The first-year coach has installed a new offense, instilled a different attitude and created a more player-friendly environment as practice begins this week. Sure, the softer approach that might make some old-school coaches wince, but the Hoosiers have embraced … Continue reading Indiana changes coach, philosophy heading into new season

Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

STANFORD, Calif./August 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Maria Sharapova played her first WTA match in the United States since 2015 and beat Jennifer Brady 6-1, 4-6, 6-0 on Monday night in the opening round of the Bank of the West Classic. Sharapova, a wild-card entrant and five-time Grand Slam champion, won the opening four games of … Continue reading Sharapova wins first WTA match in US since 2015

Cubs acquire LHP Wilson, C Avila in trade with Tigers

CHICAGO/August 1, 2017(AP)(STL.News) — The rolling Chicago Cubs got a big lift Monday when they acquired reliever Justin Wilson and catcher Alex Avila in a trade with Detroit, bolstering their chance for another long playoff run. The addition of Wilson gives manager Joe Maddon another late-inning option in front of All-Star closer Wade Davis. The … Continue reading Cubs acquire LHP Wilson, C Avila in trade with Tigers

Judge snaps slump with 34th HR, Yankees top Tigers 7-3

NEW YORK/August 1, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Not long after landing a big addition for their pitching staff, Aaron Judge and the Yankees got back to bashing the ball around the yard. Judge broke out of a slump with his 34th home run , regaining sole possession of the major league lead, and Chase Headley sparked New York … Continue reading Judge snaps slump with 34th HR, Yankees top Tigers 7-3