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Jerry putting behind bullying scandal

New York Giants guard John Jerry (77) blocks during NFL football camp in East Rutherford, N.J., Tuesday, July 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Surrounded by more media than an offensive lineman normally attracts, John Jerry knew what questions were coming.

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Mariners struggle against deGrom in 3-1 loss

SEATTLE (AP) — Erasmo Ramirez was pleased with effort in his return from the minor leagues. Now, he’d like a win.

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Athletics miss multiple chances in loss to Astros

Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes doubles against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All that walkoff magic followed by whipped cream-pie celebrations the Oakland Athletics have enjoyed in recent years turned the Astros’ way this time.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Brazil soccer coach Dunga smiles during a press conference announcing him as the new head coach of the Brazilian national team, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, July 22, 2014. Dunga returned to the post replacing Luiz Felipe Scolari, who resigned after Brazil failed to win the 2014 World Cup eliminated in a 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Hoes homer in 12th inning lifts Astros past A’s

Houston Astros right fielder Enrique Hernandez crashes the wall while chasing a line drive from Oakland Athletics' Yoenis Cespedes during the first inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. Cespedes got a double on the play.  (AP Photo)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics hit balls hard all night that stayed inside the fences, so imagine their surprise when Houston connected when it counted.

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