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Storm gives team an off day

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The game between the Cleveland Indians and Tampa Bay Rays scheduled for tonight has been postponed because of the path of Tropical Storm Elsa and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Wednesday. The Rays and Major League Baseball announced the adjusted schedule ...

SPORTS BRIEFING

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Mike Rice outing planned SALEM — The Third Annual Mike Rice Memorial Golf Outing will be held July 24 at Flying B Golf Course with shotgun starts at 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Playing early is encouraged but not required. Cost is $65 per person or $260 per team and includes 18 holes and a cart, food ...

Prep volleyball star survives Miami condo collapse

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — When 16-year-old rising volleyball star Deven Gonzalez was pulled from the rubble of her Miami condo building, her initial reaction amid the shock was to tell firefighters that she had to compete in a major tournament in a few days. The teen’s world revolved ...

The Suns have never shown brighter

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PHOENIX — This version of the Phoenix Suns will be a case study for future NBA general managers on how to build a championship contending roster in a hurry. Roll the dice on an aging — but motivated — Hall of Fame-caliber point guard (Chris Paul) and pair him with a veteran coach who he ...

Indians get swept by first-place Astros

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CLEVELAND — Yuli Gurriel scored on a two-out error by pitcher Emmanuel Clase in the 10th inning, allowing the Houston Astros to beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 and complete a four-game sweep on Sunday. Gurriel advanced to third on a fielder’s choice by Jason Castro, then came around ...

Pirates get back on track vs. Brewers

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PITTSBURGH — Tyler Anderson pitched seven sparkling innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates ended Milwaukee’s 11-game winning streak Sunday with a 2-0 victory over the Brewers. Kevin Newman homered and Wilmer Difo had an RBI double as the Pirates stopped a six-game slide. Milwaukee ...