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More than one-third of college athletic trainers say coaches influence the hiring and firing of their schools' sports-medicine staffs, a finding that counters an NCAA-recommended protocol urging medical staff to make decisions about athlete health independent of coaches and administrators.

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NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu and Aaron Judge hit back-to-back homers to begin the bottom of the first inning, giving the Yankees a major league-record 28 straight games with a long ball, and New York held off the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Tuesday night.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Machado marked his return to Camden Yards with a performance reminiscent of his time with the Orioles, hitting a long homer and driving in two runs to help the San Diego Padres beat Baltimore 8-3 Tuesday night.

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BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Members of a southeast Texas family acknowledged in federal court Tuesday that they ran illegal bookmaking from the father's used car dealership for more than three decades, an enterprise federal authorities described as one of the nation's biggest illegal sports gambl…

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RENNES, France (AP) — Lieke Martens scored her second goal on a late penalty kick to send the Netherlands into the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup for the first time with a 2-1 victory over 2015 finalist Japan on Tuesday.

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LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Track and field's governing body says it met a Swiss supreme court deadline to explain why rules limiting female runners' testosterone levels should be re-imposed during Caster Semenya's appeal.

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CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour will have a new tournament in Florida at the start of next year, and likely another one in the late spring. The Asian swing of limited-field events at the start of the year is adding a tournament with a full field and a cut.

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MONTPELLIER, France (AP) — Valentina Giacinti and Aurora Galli scored and Italy earned its first appearance in the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup since 1991 after beating China 2-0 on Tuesday night.

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DENVER (AP) — Rock climber Alex Honnold meticulously chalked his hands before pulling himself up to the thin ledge inside the climate-controlled climbing gym. He dangled by his finger tips for a bit and then fell back to the bouncy mat.

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