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New guards acclimate quickly to UA

FAYETTEVILLE -- Although not play the defense last season that coach Mike Anderson stresses and which he learned under Nolan Richardson, their three guards complemented each other beautifully on offense.

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Time still on Garcia's side to win a major

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Henrik Stenson took his silver claret jug and headed straight for Switzerland to play in a charity event organized by Sergio Garcia. It turned out to be the perfect occasion to deliver an important message to the host.

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Cabrera's blast in 9th gives Tigers sweep of Red Sox

BOSTON -- Miguel Cabrera hit a tiebreaking home run in the ninth inning that bounced off the top of the wall and into Boston's bullpen, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday for a three-game series sweep.

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Health, maturity keys for UCA, coach says

Bears picked third in Southland Conference

LAKE CHARLES, La. -- Central Arkansas is picked to finish third in Southland Conference football this season, a forecast that coach Steve Campbell says the Bears hope to better.

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Soccer tryout camp set Aug. 20

Head coaches from Garland County's three soccer-playing high schools will assist with Hot Springs Soccer Association's annual evaluation day Aug. 20 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. at Munro Soccer Fields, behind Lake Catherine Footwear, 3770 Malvern Ave.

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Golf's 'Big 3' gets last chance for major title

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. -- Rory McIlroy took stock of his game and the shots required at Baltusrol and reached a most logical conclusion Tuesday. He believes the PGA Championship will be his best chance this year to win a major.

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Yanks manage without Chapman, nip Astros 2-1

HOUSTON -- Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

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Oaklawn star Santana wins 3 at Saratoga

Oaklawn Park's leading rider the last four years is testing his skills this summer at horse racing's other, older Spa. So far, Ricardo Santana Jr. is enjoying his first full-time Saratoga meet.

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