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Top QB recruit to skip senior year of HS and join OSU

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By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Quinn Ewers, considered the top quarterback prospect in the class of 2022, said he is skipping his senior year of high school in Texas and plans to enroll at Ohio State for the upcoming semester. In a Twitter post, Ewers explained he would soon ...

Running mates: Chubb, Browns sign 3-year extension

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BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Nick Chubb may celebrate his huge contract extension by running extra sprints or lifting more weights. “That’s who I am,” the running back said. And it’s why the Browns love him. Chubb signed a three-year, $36.6 million contract extension Monday with ...

USA falls to Japan in baseball

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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Brandon Dickson, a 36-year-old nine seasons removed from the major leagues, was the first out of the bullpen and the first to stumble. Edwin Jackson, a 37-year-old released by five big league teams, was the last. Four of seven U.S. relievers combined to give up five ...

Carey’s long road to the Olympics ends with gold

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TOKYO (AP) — Jade Carey traveled the world for a spot in the Olympics. Germany. Qatar. Azerbaijan. Australia. A lot of long flights. A little bit of jet lag. One unrelenting vision of what could be possible. She wasn’t going to let a little thing like a sticky patch of carpet get in her ...

Ramirez HR in Indians 10th tops Blue Jays

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TORONTO (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered to cap a three-run 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Blue Jays 5-2 Monday, snapping Toronto’s four-game winning streak. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 34th home run for the Blue Jays, who lost for the first time in four games since returning ...

Schauffele strikes gold in golf

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KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Four feet between his golf ball and the cup was all that separated Xander Schauffele from an Olympic gold medal, and he couldn’t help but let his mind wander. For Schauffele, it would be as special as a major, the championships that have eluded him far too many ...