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Clausen wins backup QB job with Bears

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears have cut Jordan Palmer, making Jimmy Clausen the backup quarterback behind Jay Cutler.

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Wada throws 6 1-3 hitless innings as Cubs beat O’s

Chicago Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada, of Japan, throws against the Baltimore Orioles during the sixth inning of an interleague baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — The AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles remained calm after suffering their first losing road trip of the season.

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Sale squanders lead, White Sox lose to Yanks in 10

Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale wipes his brow in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. The Yankees scored four runs in the sixth-inning. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Sale was in complete control at Yankee Stadium, all set to end Chicago’s losing streak. And then the ball glanced off Dayan Viciedo’s glove.

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McCann’s pinch-hit HR lifts Yanks over WSox in 10

New York Yankees' Brian McCann hits a 10-inning three-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Jake Petricka in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Brian McCann began the day on the bench and ended it all wet, soaking up his best moment in pinstripes.

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Cubs’ Wada has no-hitter broken up in 7th

Chicago Cubs starter Tsuyoshi Wada, of Japan, throws against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Chicago, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Tsuyoshi Wada of the Chicago Cubs has lost his no-hit bid when Baltimore’s Steve Pearce led off the seventh inning with a home run.

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