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This Date In Baseball

1905 — Weldon Henley of the Philadelphia Athletics pitched a no-hitter, defeating the St. Louis Browns 6-0 in the first game of a doubleheader. It was the highlight of Henley’s 4-11 season.

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Canseco comes back to Oakland for ’89 reunion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jose Canseco says he was nervous and scared about showing up to the reunion for the 1989 World Series champion Oakland Athletics this weekend.

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Former NFLers: Painkillers easy to get up to 2012

In this May 20, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a press conference at the NFL's spring meeting in Atlanta. Steve Silverman, the lead plaintiffs' attorney, said this week, dozens of former players are joining a lawsuit against the NFL saying teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few, if any, safeguards as recently as 2012 to keep players on the field. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made by hundreds of former players in the original complaint and could open the door to a criminal investigation.  (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Dozens of former players joining a lawsuit against the NFL say teams kept handing out powerful painkillers and other drugs with few — if any— safeguards as recently as 2012. That extends by four years the time frame for similar claims made in the original complaint and could open the door to a criminal investigation.

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WADA welcomes Armstrong meeting with cycling panel

In this Feb. 15, 2011 file photo, Lance Armstrong pauses during an interview in Austin, Texas. Lance Armstrong met in May with the panel investigating cycling’s doping past in a meeting set up by the cyclist who was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles and banned for life over his use of performance-enhancing drugs. Armstrong attorney Elliot Peters declined to reveal specifics of what was discussed in the seven-hour meeting on May 22 at a hotel outside Dulles Airport in Washington. Peters told The Associated Press on Thursday, July 17, 2014 that “Lance answered all their questions.”  (AP Photo/Thao Nguyen, File)

LONDON (AP) — Lance Armstrong’s meeting with an independent panel investigating cycling’s doping past was welcomed by the World Anti-Doping Agency on Friday as a positive step in getting to the bottom of the drug culture which ravaged the sport.

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World open water champ Dyatchin tests positive

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Anti-Doping Agency has suspended two-time world open water champion Vladimir Dyatchin of Russia for failing a doping test.

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