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Serena Williams wins in her return

Serena Williams reacts after scoring a point during the second set of her match against Karolina Pliskova in the Bank of the West Classic, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Stanford, Calif. (AP Photo/Beck Diefenbach)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams looked healthy and played sharp in her first tournament since defaulting during a doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon.

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Perez helps Royals struggle to 3-2 win over Twins

Minnesota Twins' Sam Fuld is tagged out by Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer on a pick off in the fourth inning during a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals pitcher Danny Duffy made the throw to first. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy trudged off the mound with the bases loaded and his team trailing by a run, and took a seat in the dugout to watch Jason Frasor try to bail him out.

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Rangers get rare series win, 3-2 over Yankees

Texas Rangers starting pitcher Colby Lewis throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers starter Colby Lewis did a bit of reminiscing when he noticed the stands filling up while he warned up in the bullpen before the game.

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Tony Gwynn Day declared under acting governor

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A San Diego lawmaker who briefly filled in as governor declared Tony Gwynn Day in honor of the late Padres baseball player.

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Raiders WR Streater bounces back from concussion

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Oakland Raiders wide receiver Rod Streater made a quick recovery from the concussion he suffered early in training camp and is expected to be cleared for full contact for Thursday’s practice.

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