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Lone Star memories for Jeter include playoffs

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter acknowledges fans as they chant his name during batting practice before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter remembers the playoff games in Texas — the good and the bad.

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Manning ‘dance’ shows he’s not all business

Denver Broncos' Peyton Manning claps for the music choice played during NFL football training camp on Monday, July 28, 2014, in Englewood, Colo. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Peyton Manning isn’t all business all the time. The star quarterback showed his lighter side Monday when he did a dorky dance during the team stretch when “Rocky Top” was blared through the loudspeakers at the Denver Broncos’ training camp.

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Cardinals find gem in 6th-round pick Ellington

Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington (38) makes a catch during an NFL football training camp, Monday, July 28, 2014, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — In one season, Andre Ellington has gone from sixth-round draft pick to dynamic featured back for the Arizona Cardinals.

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It’s all over but the arguing in Sterling trial

In this Nov. 12, 2010, file photo, Shelly Sterling sits with her husband, Donald Sterling, during the Los Angeles Clippers' NBA basketball game against the Detroit Pistons in Los Angeles. Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue Monday, July 28, 2014, that Shelly Sterling had no right to make the deal with Ballmer, even though Donald Sterling had given her written authority to pursue a sale. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.

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Jurors get case of Eastern Michigan player slaying

In this Thursday, July 24, 2014, file photo, Assistant Washtenaw County Public Defender Lorne Brown, left, talks to his client, Ed Thomas during Thomas' trial at the Washtenaw County Trial Court in Ann Arbor, Mich. A jury on Monday, July 28, 2014, acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed. The Washtenaw County Circuit Court jury reached the not guilty verdict in the trial of Ed Thomas, 21, one of two men charged in the slaying of the 20-year-old wide receiver from Chicago. (AP Photo/The Ann Arbor News, Patrick Record) LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A jury on Monday acquitted a man in the robbery-slaying of Eastern Michigan University football player Demarius Reed.

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