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Daily Archives: May 24, 2018

LEADING OFF: Astros-Indians again, Mets limp to tough trip

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: YOU AGAIN Houston’s Charlie Morton and Cleveland’s Mike Clevinger get a rematch of their most recent outing when the Astros and Indians begin a series at Progressive Field. Morton (6-0, 1.94 ERA) pitched Houston to a 4-1 victory last Friday, striking out eight over seven innings. Clevinger (3-1, 2.87) got his ...

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Proverbs holds halfway lead

Blake Proverbs holds a one-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Tahiti International Open. Proverbs shot an even round to remain at 6-under par and in front at the halfway mark of the tournament. New South Welshman Tim Stewart backed up his opening round of 3-under 67 with 2-under 68 to sit in outright second at 5-under the card. ...

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Country singer Owen shoots 86 in Web.com debut

The big-hitting American trio of Lexi Thompson, Michelle Wie and Jessica Korda will be looking to provide some early summer fireworks at next week’s U.S. Women’s Open at Shoal Creek outside Birmingham, Ala. Thompson, Wie and Korda will tee it up together in the first two rounds. Here’s a look at some of the notable groupings with full tee times ...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALL ATLANTA (AP) NFL owners approved a new policy aimed at quelling the firestorm over national anthem protests sparked by Colin Kaepernick and polarized by President Trump, permitting players to stay in the locker room during the ”The Star-Spangled Banner” but requiring them to stand if they come to the field. Commissioner Roger Goodell said the change was approved ...

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