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Portland signs Phil Pressey

The Portland Trail Blazers have signed guard Phil Pressey and forward Cliff Alexander, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations Neil Olshey.

Carli Lloyd rips former team

Carli Lloyd, the World Cup final hero for the U.S. women’s team, had sharp criticism for her former NWSL team that didn’t abate after she scored the winner during the weekend.

U.S. to open Cup qualifying at Busch Stadium

The U.S. soccer team will play its opening qualifier for the 2018 World Cup on Nov. 13 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.

Sunday's MLS Capsules

Games played on July 26, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: David Villa scored two goals to help New York City FC overcome a hat trick by Cyle Larin and beat Orlando City 5-3 on Sunday.

Royals celebrate Cueto deal with 5-1 victory over Astros

The Royals traded for Johnny Cueto, and then used Yordano Ventura's seven sharp innings to beat Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros 5-1 on Sunday.

Braves avoid sweep with 3-2 victory over Cardinals

Adonis Garcia's first career home run broke a tie and rookie Matt Wisler worked seven strong innings in helping the Atlanta Braves to a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday.

Royals get Cueto in trade with Reds

The Kansas City Royals acquired Johnny Cueto in a trade with Cincinnati on Sunday, sending three prospects to the Reds for a legitimate ace for the front of their beleaguered rotation.

Sunday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on July 26, 2015

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Jason Day birdied the final three holes to win the Canadian Open on Sunday, spoiling David Hearn's bid to become the first Canadian winner in 61 years.

Missouri adds 12 recruits for next season

Missouri wrestling added 12 members to its 2015-16 recruiting class, the program announced.

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Moore named MVP of WNBA All-Star Game

Maya Moore, a Jefferson City native, scored a record 30 points to lead the West to a 117-112 victory Saturday against the East in the WNBA All-Star Game.

Stiles named to Women's Basketball Hall of Fame

Jackie Stiles’ long list of accomplishments just got longer.

Post 5 Seniors fall twice in Zone

The Jefferson City American Legion Post 5 Seniors were knocked out of the Zone Tournament Saturday.

Press Box: Let's make a deal

Cardinals, Royals could add some pieces for postseason

With two months remaining in the season, the St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals are in prime positions to make it to the postseason. But they need to be armed and dangerous to finish off the competition and get the state partying like it’s 1985.

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Driftwood Outdoors: Family camping a summer must

Camping is such a relaxing form of outdoor enjoyment. Gathering with family and friends, or going at it solo, campers seek to escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

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Stable Steelers arrive in style for training camp

Antonio Brown couldn't say no. How often does Rolls-Royce ask if you would like to ride to work in a $500,000 car?

Kovalev retains light heavyweight titles

Sergey Kovalev had little trouble taking care of business against an outmatched Nadjib Mohammedi. Now he can look forward to a homecoming bout in Moscow.

FIFA, Blatter get back to World Cup business at Putin home

FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday.

Oh, my! Dick Enberg feted in Cooperstown with writer Gage

The Ford C. Frick Award for broadcasters was presented on Saturday to Dick Enberg and Tom Gage received the J.G. Taylor Spink Award for writers in a ceremony at Doubleday Field.

Saturday's MLS Capsules

Games played on July 25, 2015

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Defender Laurent Ciman scored off a header in the 88th minute to give the Montreal Impact a 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night at Saputo Stadium.

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Escobar's RBI single in 10th lifts Royals past Astros

Although Alcides Escobar didn't make solid contact, he immediately knew he had a game-winning hit.