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Rams know they want Foles long-term

Before playing a down, Nick Foles has made a big impression on the St. Louis Rams.

Chiefs linebacker duo enjoy Friday’s workout with Chiefs

Derrick Johnson and Mike DeVito made it through all of training camp last season, through the long practices and insufferable heat on the campus of Missouri Western State University.

Sixteen trades made before deadline

The New York Mets finally landed the bat they were looking for in Yoenis Cespedes just ahead of Friday’s trade deadline, and Cole Hamels confirmed he blocked a trade to Houston before Philadelphia dealt its ace to Texas.

Red-hot Busch earns pole for Sunday’s race at Pocono

Kyle Busch will start his drive for his fourth straight NASCAR Sprint Cup victory from a familiar spot, out front and in first.

Wilson signs 4-year contract extension with Seahawks

Russell Wilson is sticking around with the Seattle Seahawks.

Beijing to become first city to host winter and summer games

Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.

Missing father of golfer found safe

The father of PGA Tour player Billy Hurley III was found safe in Texas after he went missing for nearly two weeks, police said Friday.

Lincoln football picked eighth at its second GLVC Kickoff

Lincoln quarterback Owen Jordan and linebacker Treston Pulley were dealt a tough card Friday when the two seniors sat in front of the microphone without their head coach at the Great Lakes Valley Conference Football Kickoff.

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Jets surprised, disappointed Richardson hid his arrest

Todd Bowles and the New York Jets had no idea about Sheldon Richardson’s latest troubles until media reports started popping up early Thursday night. That’s around the same time Richardson’s parents found out, too.

Friday's MLB Capsules

Games played on July 31, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the opener of a pivotal series between the top teams in the NL East.

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Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0

Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night.

Friday's WNBA Capsules

Games played on July 31, 2015

WNBA ROUNDUP: Maya Moore scored 21 points, the 10th straight game the All-Star MVP has had at least 20 points, and grabbed 10 rebounds to help the fast-starting Minnesota Lynx cruise to an 86-70 victory over the Atlanta Dream on Friday night.

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Donaldson drives in winning run, Jays beat Royals 7-6 in 11

Josh Donaldson singled home Troy Tulowitzki in the 11th inning and the new-look Toronto Blue Jays rallied to beat the Kansas City 7-6 on Friday night as Johnny Cueto failed to get a decision in his Royals' debut.

Friday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on July 31, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Tiger Woods showed a rare flash of anger on a mostly stress-free day when his second shot on the eighth hole failed to clear a massive fairway bunker. The best he could do was to squeeze it onto the front of the green.

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Cardinals get reliever Jonathan Broxton from Brewers

The St. Louis Cardinals acquired reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, supplementing their bullpen with another veteran.

Gurley impresses Rams in early tests

Despite Todd Gurley being ahead of schedule in his return from injury, the St. Louis Rams aren’t counting on the first-round pick right away.

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Already suspended, Jets’ Richardson in traffic trouble

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sheldon Richardson has already been suspended four games by the NFL for drug use. The New York Jets defensive lineman is now facing trouble with the law.

Cardinals, Fox Sports Midwest announce new deal

The St. Louis Cardinals will stay on Fox Sports Midwest through 2032, thanks to an agreement announced Thursday.

Dodgers add pitching in 13-player deal

The first-place Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their pitching staff on the eve of the trade deadline, completing a 13-player deal with the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins that sent two starters and two relievers to the NL West leaders Thursday.

Ohio State levels penalties

Suspends four players for opener

CHICAGO — Ohio State will face one of its toughest tests of the season without its best defensive player and three talented receivers.