Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments
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Flyers introduce odd-looking mascot, soak in the comments

The Philadelphia Flyers have introduced an odd-looking new team mascot _ a 7-foot fuzzy creature named Gritty with a wild, orange beard

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Red Sox beat Orioles 6-2 to clinch home field through Series
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Red Sox beat Orioles 6-2 to clinch home field through Series

The Boston Red Sox beat Baltimore 6-2 to earn their franchise-record 106th victory and clinch the best record in baseball this season

Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees
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Athletics clinch playoff berth with Rays' loss to Yankees

The Oakland Athletics have clinched their first playoff berth in four years, earning at least an American League wild card when the Tampa Bay Rays lost to the New York Yankees

Aaron Hicks hurts hamstring as Yankees beat Rays 4-1
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Aaron Hicks hurts hamstring as Yankees beat Rays 4-1

Aaron Hicks injured his left hamstring running up the first-base line in the Yankees' 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays, another concern for New York heading into next week's AL wild-card game

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The Latest: Kids bring great atmosphere to Women's World Cup

The crowds for the opening two days of play at the FIBA Women's World Cup have been strong with games taking place over the weekend

The Latest: Same ol' Molinari at the Ryder Cup
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The Latest: Same ol' Molinari at the Ryder Cup

The Ryder Cup brings out the rawest of emotion, but don't expect any big outbursts from Francesco Molinari

LEADING OFF: Astros, Cubs can clinch; Wright makes comeback
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LEADING OFF: Astros, Cubs can clinch; Wright makes comeback

LEADING OFF: Astros, Cubs can clinch; Wright makes Mets comeback; Brewers and Cardinals continue big series; Giants begin GM search

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Canada-France highlights Women's World Cup Day 3

In a matchup of unbeaten teams, Canada and France will cap the third day of preliminary round play at the FIBA Women's World Cup on Tuesday

Banter early, pressure late in Ryder Cup
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Banter early, pressure late in Ryder Cup

Ryder Cup off and running with photos, laughs and practice at Le Golf National

First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society
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First black starting QB reflects on changes in game, society

Marlin Briscoe became the first black quarterback to play in the American Football League in 1968