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Mets call up 2B Herrera, youngest player in MLB

New York Mets' Dilson Herrara, right, grounds into a double play off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher David Buchanan for his first at-bat in the major leagues in the second inning of a baseball game at Citi Field, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in New York. Phillies catcher Carlos Ruiz, second from left, looks on. (AP Photo/Kathy Kmonicek)

NEW YORK (AP) — A big season in the minors put Dilson Herrera on deck as Daniel Murphy’s potential replacement at second base for the New York Mets someday.

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Lawyer: Oklahoma LB Shannon innocent, should play

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frank Shannon’s lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday’s opener against Louisiana Tech.

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Mother of UNC player awaits school’s investigation

In this July 21, 2014, file photo, North Carolina coach Larry Fedora answers a question during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference football kickoff in Greensboro, N.C. Fedora says the team has suspended four players for this weekend's season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation left a walk-on receiver with a possible concussion. Fedora said Wednesday, Aug. 27, the four players were suspended for a "violation of team policy," but offered no other details about what rules were broken. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

The mother of the football player involved in an alleged hazing incident at North Carolina said Friday the family is “worried about justice” for her son.

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Palmer opens with a 63 to lead in Boston

Ryan Palmer watches his tee shot on the third hole during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship golf tournament in Norton, Mass., Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)

NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Ryan Palmer has felt all year that something special was going to happen. For now, he’ll take his lowest round of the season.

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Mariners’ Montero done for year after altercation

SEATTLE (AP) — Jesus Montero will not play baseball again this season for the Seattle Mariners’ organization after a heated confrontation in the stands with a team scout during a minor league game in Boise, Idaho.

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