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Delivering on FedEx push (1)

July 31, 2014 — 

Watney takes first round lead in Barracuda event RENO – Nick Watney entered the Barracuda Championship ranked 124th in the FedEx standings, and is in danger of not making the …

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Time away pays off for Laird (2)

July 31, 2014 — 

By Darrell Moody dmoody@nevadaappeal.com RENO — It’s been four years since Martin Laird last played in Reno. The time away didn’t hurt. Laird, who tied for fourth in 2008 and …

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The future is now for Athletics (3)

July 31, 2014 — 

Sports fodder for a Friday morning . . . The pressure to win right now is on the Oakland Athletics. The A’s are no longer the underdogs. General manager Billy …

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AP source: Tigers acquire ace Price from Rays (4)

July 31, 2014 — 

DETROIT — The Detroit Tigers have added another Cy Young Award winner to their star-studded rotation, acquiring Tampa Bay’s David Price in a blockbuster deal Thursday. A person familiar with …

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Hammel fails again for Athletics in loss to Astros (5)

July 31, 2014 — 

HOUSTON — In the first inning against Houston, Jason Hammel picked up right where he left off since coming to the Oakland Athletics. That was not good. Hammel gave up …

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A’s get Lester, Gomes from Red Sox for Cespedes (6)

July 31, 2014 — 

OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics won the Jon Lester sweepstakes, acquiring the left-hander and outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Boston Red Sox for slugging outfielder Yoenis Cespedes before Thursday’s …

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SF benefits from Pirates’ blunder, ends skid at 6 (7)

July 31, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — Jean Machi and the San Francisco Giants ended their six-game losing streak in the most wacky way. They don’t care how it happened, any break is welcome …

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Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win (8)

July 31, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning, Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 13 and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat …

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Raiders WR Streater bounces back from concussion (9)

July 31, 2014 — 

NAPA, Calif. — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater made a quick recovery from the concussion he suffered early in training camp and is expected to be cleared for full …

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BARRACUDA FIRST ROUND UPDATES (10)

July 31, 2014 — 

8:22 a.m.: Just a few groups have teed off thus far at the Barracuda here at Montreux. Kevin Chappell has birdied three of the first five holes and is at …

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Young at heart Davis Love III stays in PGA (11)

July 30, 2014 — 

Davis Love III enters the Barracuda Championship needing a good performance here and at the Wyndham in two weeks to get into the PGA Tour’s annual post-season shindig. Love currently …

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Padraig hopes to regain groove (12)

July 30, 2014 — 

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Barracuda Championship to begin (13)

July 30, 2014 — 

RENO – A new champion and a new title sponsor. That is what greeted the 132-player field at the Barracuda Championship, which gets under way today (7 a.m.) at Montreux …

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Arnold wins prestigious Clovis event (14)

July 30, 2014 — 

Carson High graduate Mike Arnold didn’t win a new car, but he won a prestigious title in the pole vault, nonetheless. Arnold cleared 17 feet 9 3/4 inches to win …

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Vin Scully to return for 66th season in LA in 2015 (15)

July 30, 2014 — 

LOS ANGELES — Vin Scully is staying in the booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame announcer will return for his record 66th season with the …

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Barracuda Championship: Thursday and Friday tee times (16)

July 30, 2014 — 

Barracuda Championship Thursday’s pairings First tee 7:00: D.J. Trahan, Thorbjorn Olesen, John Mallinger 7:11: Steve Flesch, Kevin Chappell, Michael Putnam 7:22: Heath Slocum, Joe Durant, Skip Kendall 7:33: Aaron Baddeley, …

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49ers WR Brandon Lloyd enjoying return to NFL (17)

July 30, 2014 — 

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Brandon Lloyd returned to the San Francisco 49ers to finish what he started. After taking a year off from football, Lloyd said he came back to …

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Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio (18)

July 30, 2014 — 

OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis has confirmed he’s met with San Antonio officials but declined to disclose whether he has any interest in relocating the franchise to …

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Athletics rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Astros 7-4 (19)

July 30, 2014 — 

HOUSTON — Brandon Moss was having a frustrating night before the ninth inning. Mired in an 0-for-14 rut, Moss turned things around on one pitch. He hit a go-ahead single …

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Morse homers but Giants lose 6th straight (20)

July 30, 2014 — 

SAN FRANCISCO — It’s been quite some time since Giants manager Bruce Bochy heard booing from the home crowd at AT&T Park. With his club struggling to pull itself out …

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