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UCLA wades through damages from pipe flooding

Water covers the playing floor of Pauley Pavilion, home of UCLA basketball, after a 30-inch water main burst on nearby Sunset Boulevard on the campus in the Westwood district of Los Angeles Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Matt Hamilton)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The quiet summer campus of UCLA suddenly was steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some 8 million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school’s storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

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NBA players union elects female executive director

This undated handout photo provided by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP shows Michele Roberts. Roberts was elected early Tuesday morning as executive director of the National Basketball Players Association, and the Washington trial lawyer is eager to provide the leadership it needs after a few difficult years.  (AP Photo/Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP)

Michele Roberts has watched basketball for as long as she can remember. It was an easy choice growing up in a home with one TV and two older brothers.

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Braves lose 8-4 to streaking Dodgers

Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, bottom, safely takes third base after hitting a triple as Atlanta Braves third baseman Chris Johnson watches during the fifth inning of a baseball game on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tommy La Stella put together his second straight three-hit game and fourth since making his major league debut in late May. Freddie Freeman broke out of his slump, too. Their offense just wasn’t enough to keep Atlanta’s winning streak going.

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Walks get to Lynn in 6th inning of 3-1 loss

St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong is congratulated at the dugout after driving in a run against the San Diego Padres with a sacrifice fly in the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in San Diego.  (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — St. Louis’ Lance Lynn didn’t walk a batter until he put the first two San Diego Padres he faced in the sixth inning on base that way.

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Peterson says he’s got 5-year, $70 million deal

Arizona Cardinals' Patrick Peterson (21) runs drills during an NFL football training camp, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Cornerback Patrick Peterson says he has reached agreement on a five-year, $70 million contract with the Arizona Cardinals, with $48 million guaranteed.

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