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Raiders start to arrive for start of camp

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — Shortly after checking in a day before the Oakland Raiders begin training camp, Charles Woodson packed his family into a white SUV for a quick afternoon drive.

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Yankees put INF Kelly Johnson (groin) on 15-day DL

New York Yankees' Kelly Johnson, right, celebrates with Jacoby Ellsbury after scoring during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 20, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees infielder Kelly Johnson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left groin.

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Twins let Guerrier go, recall reliever Pressly

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have designated right-hander Matt Guerrier for assignment and will recall right-hander Ryan Pressly from Triple-A Rochester to take his place in the bullpen.

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Cuba, US begin 5-game exhibition baseball series

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is hoping to use a five-game baseball exhibition against a team of U.S. college players to bounce back from recent disappointing international results in a sport that’s considered the island’s national pastime.

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Horsfield, Crocker win at US Junior Amateur

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Qualifying medalists Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker won their opening matches Wednesday in the U.S. Junior Amateur at The Club at Carlton Woods.

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