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State panel delays vote on Astrodome designation

HOUSTON (AP) — A state historical panel on Wednesday delayed action on a proposal that would have given the Houston Astrodome extra protection from the wrecking ball, a move intended to give local officials more time to evaluate potential uses for the iconic structure.

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Arizona’s Peterson relishes being highest-paid CB

Arizona Cardinals football team president Michael Bidwill, left, cornerback Patrick Peterson, center, and general manager Steve Keim, right, all laugh as Peterson talks about the agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with $48 million guaranteed money with the Cardinals during a news conference on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz.  The agreement keeps Peterson under contract with the Cardinals through 2020. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Patrick Peterson is the highest-paid cornerback in the NFL.

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Nishikori beats Querrey in 3 sets in Washington

Kei Nishikori, of Japan, lunges for the ball against Sam Querrey during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Japan’s Kei Nishikori won his opening match on the pre-U.S. Open hard-court circuit, beating Sam Querrey 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 in the Citi Open’s second round Wednesday.

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White Sox RP Jones has elbow surgery

DETROIT (AP) — Chicago White Sox reliever Nate Jones had surgery on his right elbow and is expected to need 12 to 15 months to recover.

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Glazers set to raise $150m by selling Man U shares

Manchester United’s Darren Fletcher (24) celebrates with his teammates after  scoring the winning kick in a penalty kick shootout during  a soccer game at the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Landover, Md. Manchester United won 5-3 in penalty kicks. (AP Photo/Luis M. Alvarez)

Manchester United’s American owners are set to raise around $150 million by selling more of their club shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

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