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Cowboys sign OT Tyron Smith to 8-year extension

Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle Tyron Smith, left, blocks teammate defensive end Jeremy Mincey (92) during Dallas Cowboy's training camp, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Oxnard, Calif. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Tyron Smith has a new contract that will probably make him the most important blocker for the next Dallas quarterback after Tony Romo.

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Wake Up Nick wins Graduation Stakes at Del Mar

Reddam Racing's Wake Up Nick and jockey Mario Gutierrez win the $100,000 Graduation Stakes Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, in Del Mar, Calif. (AP Photo/Benoit Photo) NO SALES

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday.

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Lions RB Joique Bell enjoys homecoming at Wayne St

Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell talks after NFL football training camp in Allen Park, Mich., Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

DETROIT (AP) — Joique Bell’s winding path to the NFL began at Wayne State, where he starred on a small stage in the shadow of Detroit’s skyline.

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Indians trade Justin Masterson to Cardinals

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians had little choice but to give up Justin Masterson. The trade doesn’t mean they’re going to surrender the season.

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Griner, Mercury not focused on 16-game win streak

Phoenix Mercury's Brittney Griner (42) moves in to block the shot of Los Angeles Sparks's Nneka Ogwumike (30) during the second half of a WNBA basketball game on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Phoenix. The Mercury defeated the Sparks 90-69, winning their 16th straight game. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury are closing in on one of the greatest records in WNBA history, the Los Angeles Sparks’ 18-game winning streak.

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