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Burfict emerges as center of Bengals defense

Cincinnati Bengals outside linebacker Vontaze Burfict, left, tackles wide receiver Mohamed Sanu during practice at the NFL football team's training camp, Saturday, July 26, 2014, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals are building their defense around linebacker Vontaze Burfict, a sign of how much he means to the franchise as he enters his third season.

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Lackey goes from Red Sox to Cards for Kelly, Craig

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher John Lackey delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 26, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox traded right-hander John Lackey to the St. Louis Cardinals for right-hander Joe Kelly and outfielder Allen Craig before Thursday’s deadline.

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Clark makes voice heard in return to Redskins

Washington Redskins safety Ryan Clark wears multi-colored socks as he speaks with the media after practice at the team's NFL football training facility, Friday, July 25, 2014 in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo)

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — It’s been hard to miss Ryan Clark at training camp in his return to the Washington Redskins.

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Man sues soccer star Ronaldo over trademark

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island man has sued Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo over the phrase “CR7″ — the shorthand fans use to refer to the Real (ray-AHL’) Madrid forward but which Christopher Renzi says he trademarked.

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State senator pleads not guilty to racketeering

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California state senator previously charged with bribery has pleaded not guilty to a new charge of racketeering.

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