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Jeter ends 0-for-28 slump, close to career worst

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter has snapped his 0-for-28 slump.

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Suffolk Downs notifies workers it will close

BOSTON (AP) — Suffolk Downs, New England’s only thoroughbred horse racing track, has told its workers it will close by year’s end because Mohegan Sun did not win a Massachusetts casino license.

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Vols’ Pearson to miss at least 1 more game

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Butch Jones says wide receiver Von Pearson won’t play in the Volunteers’ next game Sept. 27 at No. 13 Georgia as the junior-college transfer continues recovering from a high ankle sprain.

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A look at key developments in NFL controversies

In this Thursday, May 29, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, right, addresses members of the media in Foxborough, Mass. The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline players.

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McDonald puts punctuation mark on Rams’ first win

In this Sept. 14, 2014, file phot, St. Louis Rams strong safety T.J. McDonald, left, comes in to block a punt by Tampa Bay Buccaneers punter Michael Koenen (9) during the second quarter of an NFL football game in Tampa, Fla. McDonald had two blocked kicks in the game.  (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

ST. LOUIS (AP) — T.J. McDonald remembers Mike Evans moaning on the turf after the game-ending hit in the St. Louis Rams’ first victory of the season. The second-year safety also will remember it as the biggest play of all on a day to remember.

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