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Chisox beat Orioles in doubleheader opener caused by riots

Baltimore Orioles second baseman Everth Cabrera throws to first to get the out after fielding Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu's sharply hit ground ball in the first inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 12 over 7 2-3 shutout innings and the Chicago White Sox defeated the Orioles 3-2 Thursday in the first game of a doubleheader caused by rioting in Baltimore last month.

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FIFA probe shines light on middle-man sports marketing firms

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department’s targeting of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, has put a spotlight on the powerful role that marketing firms play in the global sports arena.

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Montreal mayor wants some MLB regular-season games in 2016

Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre poses for a photograph beside Major League Baseball's logo after a press conference following a private meeting with baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred at MLB headquarters in New York, Thursday, May 28, 2015.  The Mayor is seeking to bring a baseball team back to Montreal. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — The mayor of Montreal has asked the commissioner of Major League Baseball to consider playing three or four regular-season games in the city next year.

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Missouri-Arkansas football game date moved to Nov. 27

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The University of Arkansas says the Razorbacks’ November football game against Missouri has been moved up by one day and will be nationally televised.

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North Carolina to play road game at Northern Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Northern Iowa will host North Carolina this fall in what will serve as a homecoming for Tar Heels senior and Iowa native Marcus Paige.

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