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Mauer has 4 RBIs to lead Twins over Orioles, 6-4

Minnesota Twins' Joe Mauer high-fives teammates in the dugout after scoring on a Kennys Vargas sacrifice fly ball in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins were counting on their best pitcher to pull the team out of its latest funk, and Phil Hughes delivered.

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Michigan power running game looks like glory days

Appalachian State defensive back Treyon Garnett (16) fails to stop Michigan running back Derrick Green (27) in the third quarter of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich., Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. Michigan won 52-14. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — It’s been a few years, but Michigan might have a running attack again.

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Jerry Jones: Cowboys looking at ‘uphill climb’

In this Aug. 28, 2014, file photo, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones looks on before an NFL preseason football game against the Denver Broncos in Arlington, Texas. The usually optimistic Jerry Jones is using "uphill climb" rather than "Super Bowl" to describe the outlook of his Cowboys.  (AP Photo/Brandon Wade, File)

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jerry Jones opened training camp with stories about how young his Dallas Cowboys were. He told a few thousand fans at the kickoff luncheon that many of those players faced an “uphill climb.”

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No. 18 Mississippi looks to improve running game

Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace (14) warms up before the first half of an NCAA college football game against Boise State Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi coach Hugh Freeze likes his four running backs, praising them for their depth, toughness and versatility.

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Royals activate Hosmer amid series of moves

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas.

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