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Oilers sign Connor McDavid to 3-year, entry-level contract

Edmonton Oilers first round pick Connor McDavid takes part in the Edmonton Oilers orientation camp in Edmonton, Alberta, Thursday, July 2, 2015. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid played 66 junior games for the Erie Otters this season and seven more at the world junior championship. Even when the hockey stopped, there was more to do.

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Kazmir helps A’s blank Mariners 4-0

Oakland Athletics pitcher Scott Kazmir throws against the Seattle Mariners during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Thursday, July 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scott Kazmir wanted to establish control of the inner half of the plate early on. From there, it was just a matter of commanding his pitches, expanding the zone and keeping the hitters off balance.

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AP source: Matthews, Mavs reach agreement on 4-year contract

DALLAS (AP) — Free agent guard Wesley Matthews and the Mavericks have agreed on a four-year deal with financial terms that will depend on whether center DeAndre Jordan decides to join him in Dallas.

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AP Source: Blazers reach 5-year $120M-plus deal with Lillard

When Damian Lillard agreed to a new maximum contract extension with the Trail Blazers on Thursday, it may have been the beginning of a changing of the guard in Portland.

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Orioles muster only 3 singles in 2-0 loss to Rangers

Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Kevin Gausman looks toward the Texas Rangers dugout as he walks off the field after being relieved in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Rangers, Thursday, July 2, 2015, in Baltimore. Texas won 2-0. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles couldn’t have asked for much more from Kevin Gausman, who didn’t give up a run against the free-swinging Texas Rangers.

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