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    TORONTO (AP) — David Price was blown away by the reception he got in his Toronto debut. Then he blew away the Minnesota Twins. Price struck out 11 over eight innings to win his first…

  • Vols entering preseason practice without full freshman class

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee will start preseason practice Tuesday without some members of its highly touted freshman class. Volunteers coach Butch Jones said Monday that wide receiver Preston Williams and offensive lineman Zach Stewart…

  • Giants GM Reese speaks with injured DE Pierre-Paul

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants finally have spoken with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul about his injuries. Giants general manager Jerry Reese said Monday morning in a radio interview that “it was…

  • Northwest League

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  • Pioneer League

    North Division W L Pct. GB Billings (Reds) 4 2 .667 — Great Falls (White Sox) 4 2 .667 — Helena (Brewers) 2 4 .333 2 x-Missoula (Diamondbacks) 2 4 .333 2 South Division W…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

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  • Panthers’ Rivera returns to work with message for players

    SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera returned to work Monday with a message for his players. Rivera missed the previous two days of training camp practice to attend the funeral in Reno,…

  • Special Olympics athlete vanishes after another found safe

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A search is underway for an autistic teenage Special Olympics athlete who vanished from Los Angeles International Airport early Monday, just hours after another missing competitor turned up safe 350 miles…

  • Senators’ Mike Hoffman awarded $2 million in arbitration

    OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman has been awarded a $2 million, one-year contract by an arbitrator. Hoffman asked for $3.4 million and the Senators sought $1.75 million. Hoffman’s hearing was Thursday…

  • Packers TE Quarless loses daughter at birth

    GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers tight end Andrew Quarless revealed Monday he missed the first two days of training camp because his daughter died at birth last week. Quarless had initially been…

  • FINA Swimming World Championships Results

    Monday At Kazan, Russia Swimming Men 50 Butterfly — 1, Florent Manaudou, France, 22.97. 2, Nicholas Santos, Brazil, 23.09. 3 (tie), Laszlo Cseh, Hungary, and Konrad Czerniak, Poland, 23.15. 5, Andreii Govorov, Ukraine, 23.18. 6,…

  • Money Leaders

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  • UFC’s Ronda Rousey to star in biopic based on her memoir

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fresh off her knockout win, Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter Ronda Rousey is headed to the big screen. Paramount Pictures said Monday that it has acquired the rights to Rousey’s autobiography, “My…

  • Rookie RB Gordon back at Chargers practice

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers running back Melvin Gordon returned to practice Monday, one day after not working. But Gordon stressed he isn’t hurt: “Just to get myself back right,” he said of his respite.…

  • 1B/OF Michael Morse joins Pirates 3 days after trade

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — First baseman/outfielder Michael Morse has joined the Pittsburgh Pirates before their game against the Chicago Cubs, three days after being acquired from the Los Angeles Dodgers in a trade. Outfielder Jaff Decker…