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Blackhawks agree to 5-year extension with C Anisimov

In this Saturday, April 4, 2015, file photo, Columbus Blue Jackets' Artem Anisimov, left, of Russia, carries the puck behind the net as Pittsburgh Penguins' Ben Lovejoy defends during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Columbus, Ohio. Anisimov is part of a seven-player trade that sends him to the Chicago Blackhawks. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a five-year contract extension with Artem Anisimov one day after they acquired the center in a seven-player trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets.

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California legislation responds to cheerleader lawsuits

FILE- In this Oct. 6, 2013, file photo, Oakland Raiders cheerleaders hold pink pom-poms for breast cancer awareness before an NFL football game between the Raiders and the San Diego Chargers in Oakland, Calif. California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill making it clear that professional cheerleaders are sports team employees. The bill approved by the state Senate on Monday, June 29, 2015, would require that cheerleaders be paid at least minimum wage if they work for professional sports teams based in California. AB202 says they would have to be paid for overtime and sick leave, the same as other employees. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — They boost their teams from the sidelines and promote them by appearing in calendars and at fan events, but some sports cheerleaders say they are still not considered team employees and are paid what amounts to less than minimum wage.

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Pujols homers, Heaney deals in Angels’ 2-1 win over Yankees

Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols celebrates his home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Heaney pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar hit back-to-back homers in the sixth, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the New York Yankees 2-1 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory.

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Zimmermann sharp as Nationals beat Braves again, 6-1

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jordan Zimmermann (27) works in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Atlanta.  (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jordan Zimmermann says the Washington Nationals are happy to win two of three in every series.

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Hendricks, 3 relievers shut down Mets in Cubs’ 1-0 win

Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks (28) delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in New York, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyle Hendricks outpitched Jonathon Niese in a matchup of feeble offenses, and Matt Szczur provided the one big hit Tuesday night as the Chicago Cubs snapped a five-game skid with a 1-0 victory over the New York Mets.

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