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Simmons homer leads rally in Braves’ 5-2 win over Phillies

Atlanta Braves' Shelby Miller pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrelton Simmons led off the seventh inning with a homer, sparking a rally that helped the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-2 on Saturday night.

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Freeman error allows winning run, Phillies beat Braves 1-0

Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Freddy Galvis, left, makes a throw to first base after forcing out Atlanta Braves' Alberto Callaspo (1) at second on a double play hit into by Nick Markakis during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Philadelphia. Markakis was out at first on the play. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman mishandled Ben Revere’s ground ball to first, allowing Freddy Galvis to score in the ninth to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 1-0 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.

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Lawyer: Duerson family to appeal NFL concussion settlement

In this Sept. 18, 2007 file photo, former Chicago Bears safety Dave Duerson, a trustee for the Burt Bell/Pete Rozell NFL Player Retirement Plan, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. The family of the late NFL safety plans to appeal terms of a class-action concussion settlement that was announced Wednesday, April 22, 2015, "sooner rather than later." (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The family of the late NFL safety Dave Duerson plans to appeal terms of this week’s class-action concussion settlement “sooner rather than later.”

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Eagles personnel chief says Tebow has improved

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ignore the hype. Tim Tebow is just another guy competing for a roster spot on the Philadelphia Eagles.

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Judge OKs 65-year deal over NFL concussions; could cost $1B

In this Nov. 22, 2009, file photo, New England Patriots linebacker Junior Seau, center, talks to teammates on the sidelined during an NFL football game against the New York Jets in Foxborough, Mass. A federal judge has approved Wednesday, April 22, 2015, a plan to resolve thousands of NFL concussion lawsuits that could cost the league $1 billion over 65 years. Critics contend the NFL is getting off lightly given annual revenues of about $10 billion About 200 NFL retirees or their families, including Seau's, have rejected the settlement and plan to sue the league individually. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge has approved a settlement agreement that is expected to cost the NFL $1 billion over 65 years to resolve thousands of concussion lawsuits.

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