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Red Sox use 8-run first to beat Jays 12-6

Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz celebrates his three run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, July 2, 2015, 2015 in Toronto.  (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

TORONTO (AP) — David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez had consecutive homers in an eight-run first inning, Xander Bogaerts had four hits and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 12-6 on Thursday night.

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AP Interview: Wade chooses to stay with Heat

IN this Feb. 25, 2015, file photo, Miami Heat's Dwyane Wade (3) goes to the basket past Orlando Magic's Victor Oladipo (5) during an NBA basketball game in Orlando, Fla. A person familiar with the negotiations says Wade is staying with the Heat. The person says Wade informed the Heat on Thursday, July 2, 2015, he will accept a one-year offer to re-sign for $20 million for next season. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because no NBA deals can be finalized this summer until July 9.(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

MIAMI (AP) — After 12 years with the Miami Heat, Dwyane Wade needed a reminder of how much the franchise valued him.

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AP source: Wizards agree to acquire Bucks’ Dudley for pick

Moving on after learning they’ll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.

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Longtime Lions stalwart Charlie Sanders dies at age 68

In this Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007 file photo, former Detroit Lions tight end Charlie Sanders stands with his bronze bust during the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. Sanders played 10 seasons in the NFL. The Detroit Lions say Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders has died at age 68, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Phil Long, File)

DETROIT (AP) — Hall of Fame tight end Charlie Sanders epitomized Detroit’s blue-collar roots.

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Maybin’s 9th-inning single helps Braves beat Scherzer 2-1

Atlanta Braves' Cameron Maybin (25) celebrates after driving in the game-winning run with a base hit in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals on Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Atlanta. Atlanta won 2-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in the go-ahead run with a chopper against Max Scherzer that bounced over third base in the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.

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