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Hudson solid, Hammels better in Giants’ loss

Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jonathan Papelbon pitches during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Philadelphia. The Phillies won 2-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The San Francisco Giants couldn’t have asked for more from Tim Hudson.

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Pack prez hopes Favre returns for game this year

In this image taken with a  fish-eye lens, Green Bay Packers shareholders listen as president Mark Murphy addresses them from the stage inside Lambeau Field during the NFL football team's annual shareholders meeting Thursday, July 24 2014m in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/The Green Bay Press-Gazette, Jim Matthews) NO SALES

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers painted a rosy forecast to shareholders of the future of the NFL’s only publicly-owned franchise.

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Gates in camp a day after his sister dies at 22

San Diego Chargers cornerback Jason Verrett, the team's first round draft choice,  adjust his hair at a NFL football training camp Thursday, July 24, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Antonio Gates joined his San Diego Chargers teammates for the first practice of training camp a day after his 22-year-old sister died after battling lupus for three years.

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Texas adds RHP Jerome Williams after loss to Yanks

NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers are using pitchers at such a dizzying rate this season that it’s becoming a challenge for manager Ron Washington to keep track of them all.

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Obama wants limits on US company mergers abroad

President Barack Obama speaks about the economy at the Los Angeles Trade-Technical College in Los Angeles, Thursday, July 24, 2014, on the final day of his three-day West Coast trip. Striking a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, Obama is demanding "economic patriotism" from American corporations that seek overseas mergers to avoid U.S. taxes. Obama and congressional Democrats are pushing to severely limit such deals, a move resisted by Republicans who argue the entire corporate tax code needs an overhaul. (AP Photo)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Staking out a populist stand ahead of the midterm elections, President Barack Obama on Thursday demanded “economic patriotism” from U.S. corporations that use legal means to avoid U.S. taxes through overseas mergers.

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