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Prescott to Bryant money as Cowboys beat Colts

Dak Prescott and Dez Bryant offered a glimpse of how the Dallas Cowboys’ offense could look without Ezekiel Elliott: the second-year quarterback frequently finding his top receiver. Prescott connected [Read entire story]

Wreckage found of Indianapolis, cruiser crucial to ending WWII

WASHINGTON — Civilian researchers say they have located the wreck of the Indianapolis, the World War II heavy cruiser that played a critical role in the atomic bombing of Hiroshima before being struck by Japanese [Read entire story]

Oregon wildfire forces evacuations in main eclipse area

SISTERS, Ore. — Evacuation orders were issued for about 600 residents in a prime eclipse-viewing location in Oregon threatened by a wildfire that has closed access to part of a wilderness area. Fire [Read entire story]

Protesters block neo-Nazi march to Berlin prison

BERLIN — Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the Berlin prison where high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess died decades ago. [Read entire story]

Teen Smith leadsin U.S. gymnastics

ANAHEIM — Ragan Smith looks ready to lead the next wave of U.S. women gymnasts. The 17-year-old took the early lead at the national championships Friday, surviving on a night when the rest of the [Read entire story]

U.S. sweeps afternoon matches to lead Solheim Cup

After finding themselves trailing Europe following a sluggish start to the Solheim Cup, the Americans settled down Friday afternoon, pulling away with a record-setting performance. The United States [Read entire story]

Blake Bortles’ starting job with Jaguars in jeopardy

Blake Bortles might have started his last game for the Jaguars. Jacksonville head coach Doug Marrone opened up the team’s quarterback competition after another inconsistent performance Thursday night [Read entire story]

Officer dead, 3 hurt in Florida shootings

One police officer was killed in the central Florida town of Kissimmee on a night when at least four officers were shot in the state, officials said. The Kissimmee police chief said another officer there [Read entire story]

Add ex-Cal QB Davis Webb into the fight for Giants backup job

The fight for the New York Giants’ backup quarterback job is taking on a new dimension. Heading into the preseason opener, Geno Smith and Josh Johnson seemed to be dueling for the job as Eli [Read entire story]

Matt Every ties 1st-round record at Wyndham with 61

Matt Every matched the Wyndham Championship’s first-round record with a 9-under-par 61 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead in Greensboro, N.C. Every tied the opening-round mark set in 2010 by Arjun [Read entire story]

Alabama sues Birmingham for covering up Confederate monument

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Alabama’s attorney general sued the city of Birmingham and its mayor Wednesday for obscuring a Confederate monument in a downtown park, citing a new state law that protects such markers. [Read entire story]

Pence cutting short trip to Latin America to join meeting on North Korea

The vice president, whose trip is designed to build ties with the region and speak out against the growing crisis in Venezuela, called on Chile to “break all diplomatic and commercial ties” to North Korea. The Trump [Read entire story]

Tigers’ Ian Kinsler blasts umpire Angel Hernandez

Detroit second baseman Ian Kinsler had harsh words Tuesday for Angel Hernandez, saying the umpire should get a different job. Mesoraco, who was placed on the 10-day disabled list, was hit by a pitch from Cubs starter [Read entire story]

Multiple drugs found in Tiger Woods’ system

Tiger Woods had the active ingredient for marijuana, two painkillers and two sleep drugs in his system when he was arrested on a DUI charge this year, a report released Tuesday by prosecutors said. Police in Jupiter, [Read entire story]

12 killed when huge tree crashes down on Portuguese festival

LISBON, Portugal — A huge tree crashed down on a popular religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira on Tuesday, killing 13 people and injuring 49 others, officials said. RTP public television showed images [Read entire story]

Seahawks’ Michael Bennett says he’ll sit all year

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett plans to sit during the national anthem this season to protest social injustice — and expects a backlash over an issue that is “bigger than a sport.” The violence in [Read entire story]

17 immigrants locked inside rig at Texas truck stop

EDINBURG, Texas — Police in Texas acting on a tip found 17 immigrants locked inside a tractor-trailer parked at a gas station about 20 miles from the border with Mexico, less than a month after 10 people died in the [Read entire story]

Dolphins put QB Ryan Tannehill on injured reserve, ending his season

Quarterback Jared Goff led the Rams on a touchdown drive in the opening minutes, and backup kicker Travis Coons made a tie-breaking 36-yard field goal with 6:11 left in host Los Angeles’ 13-10 preseason victory over [Read entire story]

Derek Jeter’s group to buy Marlins

Owner Jeffrey Loria has agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to former Yankees star Derek Jeter and his business partner, Bruce Sherman, multiple media outlets reported Friday. If the deal for the team, reportedly for $1.17 [Read entire story]

NFL suspends Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott 6 games for domestic violence

The NFL suspended league rushing leader Ezekiel Elliott of the Dallas Cowboys for six games Friday, concluding after a yearlong investigation that he caused injuries to his then-girlfriend in three incidents last [Read entire story]