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$14M to beaten Giants fan returns security focus

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three years after his savage beating at the hands of Los Angeles fans at Dodger Stadium drew attention to sporting event violence, Bryan Stow was awarded about $14 million when a jury found the team was negligent.

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Greipel wins 6th Tour de France stage in a sprint

REIMS, France (AP) — Sprint specialist Andre Greipel won a drizzly sixth stage of the Tour de France on Thursday, as crashes again thinned the pack of support riders for rivals hoping to strip Vincenzo Nibali of the yellow jersey.

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Uehara takes early lead; Wie struggles at Birkdale

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Ayako Uehara of Japan got her one mistake out of the way early and opened with a 4-under 68 to lead the Women's British Open on Thursday.

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Brazil's misery worsens with Argentina in final

SAO PAULO (AP) — After their own World Cup hopes fell apart in the most humiliating way, Brazilians must now grapple with the prospect that things could get even worse.

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NCAA President calls for 'scholarships for life'

WASHINGTON (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert told a Senate committee Wednesday he supports "scholarships for life" and other reforms in how athletes are treated, then did such a good job of casting himself as a powerless figurehead that one senator told him: "I can't tell whether you're in charge or whether you're a minion."

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Cavaliers: 3-team trade leaves roster in good shape, no matter what LeBron James decides

CLEVELAND — Even if LeBron James spurns the Cavaliers for the second time in four years as a free agent, the franchise is in solid shape going forward.

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Simon first in NL to win 12, Reds beat Cubs 4-1

CINCINNATI (AP) — Alfredo Simon leads the National League in wins. He's still hoping to be added to the All-Star team.

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Indians fall to Yankees, 5-4 in 14 innings

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians let their best opportunity get away Wednesday night, and it cost them the game.

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