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Rockies lose resumption of May suspension

Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Chrsitian Friedrich works against the San Francisco Giants in the seventh inning of the Giants' 4-2 victory in a baseball game in Denver on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014. The game was resumed in the bottom of the sixth inning of play when it was suspended because of rain on May 22. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — How things have changed for the Colorado Rockies in three months.

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Dunn homers in 1st at-bat for A’s, tops White Sox

Oakland Athletics' Adam Dunn hits a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the first inning of a baseball game on Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Dunn provided instant pop for the struggling Athletics, hitting a towering, two-run homer in his first at-bat for Oakland to highlight a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday in a matchup of playoff contenders.

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Addition of Williams gives depth to Seattle’s line

In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks' Kevin Williams talks with teammates at an NFL football minicamp practice in Renton, Wash. Williams could be an offseason coup for the Seahawks, but just how much he can provide to Seattle's defensive line will start to be determined this week against a familiar foe, Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Cliff Avril watched Kevin Williams going through practice drills, amazed by what he was seeing from a defensive tackle entering his 12th season.

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Spangenberg delivers in MLB debut for Padres

San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross is congratulated at the dugout after striking out three consecutive Arizona Diamondbacks batters with a runner on third to end the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in San Diego. Ross went six innings and allowed one run on six hits with eight strike outs.   (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi)

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cory Spangenberg had a two-run single for his first big league hit and Tyson Ross pitched six strong innings to lead the San Diego Padres to a 3-1 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

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Washington turns to Miles at QB for Week 2

Washington coach Chris Petersen, left, shakes hands with a game official before an NCAA college football game against Hawaii, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

SEATTLE (AP) — After a lackluster offensive showing in its opener, No. 25 Washington will have a different quarterback for coach Chris Petersen’s home debut.

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