• In tis July 30, 2016, file photo, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz runs a drill during NFL football training camp in East Rutherford, N.J. Cruz returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016, for the Giants and earned the Odell Beckham Jr. seal of approval.  It marked the first time in almost two weeks that the oft-injured 29-year-old wide receiver practiced with the team, and slightly increases the hope he will be able to resume his career after two frustrating seasons. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

    Victor Cruz to make preseason debut for Giants against Jets

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Barring an injury, Victor Cruz is going to play for the New York Giants on Saturday in the annual preseason game against the Jets.

  • Philadelphia Phillies' Tommy Joseph, center, celebrates in the dugout after his home run off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher James Shields during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Joseph, Hernandez homer as Phillies beat White Sox 5-3

    CHICAGO (AP) — Battered in back-to-back games, the Phillies came out swinging this time.

  • Endwell, N.Y., left fielder Justin Ryan just misses a three-run home run by Bowling Green, Ky.'s Carson Myers during the first inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    New York secures spot in U.S. championship game of LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jude Abbadessa was 5 for 5 with six RBIs to lead Endwell, New York past Bowling Green, Kentucky 13-10 on Wednesday night for a place in the U.S. championship game of the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico's Jose Angel Leal delivers during the first inning of an International elimination baseball game against Australia at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Angel Leal strikes out 10 of 11, Mexico beats Australia 10-0

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jose Angel Leal struck out 10 of 11 batters in 3 2/3 innings and Mexico eased past Australia 10-0 in four innings on Wednesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

  • Steelers sign ILB Vince Williams to three-year deal

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Linebacker Vince Williams signed a three-year contract Tuesday with the Steelers that will keep him in Pittsburgh through the 2018 season.

  • Australia pitcher Clayton Campbell delivers during the third inning of an international elimination baseball game against Curacao at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Clayton Campbell strikes out 14, Australia advances in LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Clayton Campbell pitched a complete game and struck out 14 to help Australia beat Curacao 2-1 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

  • Mexico's Victor Juarez delivers during the first inning of an International elimination baseball game against Canada at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Mexico pitchers key 7-1 win over Canada in LLWS

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Victor Juarez and three relievers combined to allow one hit and no earned runs and Mexico beat Canada 7-1 on Tuesday in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

  • Japan pitcher Ryota Endoa delivers during the second inning of a consolation baseball game against San Antonio, Texas at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Japan beats Texas 6-1 in LLWS consolation game

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Ryota Endo allowed just four hits and one earned run in five innings and had one RBI to help Tokyo, Japan beat San Antonio, Texas 6-1 on Tuesday in a consolation game of the Little League World Series.

  • Jerry Sandusky arrives at the Centre County Courthouse, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, in Bellefonte, Pa. The second day of Sandusky’s appeal hearing is getting underway on Monday. The former Penn State assistant football coach insists he’s innocent and is seeking to have his 45-count conviction thrown out or to get a new trial. (Abby Drey/Centre Daily Times via AP)

    Sandusky’s bid for new trial stretches into third day

    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania prosecutor testified Tuesday he does not believe a man who reached a settlement with Penn State over a molestation claim is the same person seen by a witness being abused by Jerry Sandusky in a university football team shower.

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