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Athletics acquire Dunn from White Sox

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu (79) celebrates with teammate Adam Dunn (44) after Dunn hit a two-run home run during the third inning in the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers in Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Chicago won 6-3. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

CHICAGO (AP) — Needing a slugger, the sluggish Oakland Athletics acquired Adam Dunn from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday, hoping to boost their lineup for the final stretch.

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Tigers rest Miguel Cabrera because of sore ankle

CHICAGO (AP) — The Detroit Tigers withheld slugger Miguel Cabrera from the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Chicago White Sox because of a sore right ankle.

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Cardinals recall Siegrist, Kozma; drop 3 pitchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals recalled left-handed reliever Kevin Siegrist and infielder Pete Kozma from Triple-A Memphis on Sunday and optioned three left-handed pitchers — Marco Gonzales, Nick Greenwood and Tyler Lyons — to Double-A Springfield.

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Goff, Jefferson lead Cal over Northwestern 31-24

California quarterback Jared Goff (16) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Northwestern in Evanston, Ill., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Jared Goff threw for 281 yards and three touchdowns, Jalen Jefferson had a key interception, and California hung on to beat Northwestern 31-24 Saturday in the season-opener.

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Illini, Lunt survive Youngstown scare 28-17

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt (12) throws the ball during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against Youngstown State, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — For almost three full quarters Saturday, Wes Lunt’s debut at Illinois was anything but what the quarterback wanted.

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