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Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1

Chicago Cubs starter Jake Arrieta throws against the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning of an interleague baseball game in Chicago, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday’s game at Wrigley Field.

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Davis’ accomplishments still inspire despite loss

Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia pitcher Mo'ne Davis looks for a sign during the fourth inning of a United States semi-final baseball game against Las Vegas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. Even though she’ll return to the routine of school, home and other interests now that her Little League career is done, her impact has been immense _ and the possibilities ahead seem unending for the girl with the big braids who captured the imagination of so many. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia’s Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks.

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Trooper who arrested NFL’s Sam Montgomery fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired, state officials said Friday.

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Trooper who arrested NFL’s Montgomery fired

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina state trooper who arrested NFL defensive lineman Sam Montgomery at a traffic stop last June has been fired.

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1 of 3 teens hit by lightning out of hospital

In this photo taken on Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2014, people react at Picacho Middle School after a lightning strike at a football field near the school in Las Cruces, N.M.  Authorities say a teenage boy is hospitalized in critical condition after being struck by lightning during football practice at Picacho Middle School. (AP Photo/Las Cruces Sun-News,Carlos Javier Sanchez)

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — One of three eighth-grade football players hit by lightning during practice in a southern New Mexico town is out of the hospital.

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