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NFL star, boxer Charlie Powell dies in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Charlie Powell, the San Diego sports all-star who was one of the first black NFL players and who later became a boxer and fought Cassius Clay, has died. He was 82.

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Apple acknowledges some celebrity info compromised

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders’ ability to figure out passwords and bypass other safeguards.

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Hernandez loses command in Dodgers’ 6-4 loss

Los Angeles Dodgers Roberto Hernandez pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Roberto Hernandez lost his touch against the Washington Nationals early in the game.

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Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws to first to after fielding a grounder from Los Angeles Dodgers Dee Gordon for the an out in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denard Span hit two of Washington’s four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.

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Rockies overtake Giants in the 9th

San Francisco Giants relif pitcher Jean Machi reacts after giving up a two-run home run to Colorado Rockies' pinch-hitter Ben Paulsen in the seventh inning of the Rockies' 10-9 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — A solid start to the day by the San Francisco Giants gave way to a rough finish.

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