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North Dickinson bows in ‘Carney’

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CARNEY — Max Baumler’s 31 points paced Carney past North Dickinson 73-59 in the Carney Summer Basketball League. Matt Bruette scored 17 points and Eric Schemmel had 14 for ND. In another game Monday, Jacob Brock’s 36 points led Juice Promotions past R Place 92-89.

Wimbledon — Perfection

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LONDON — As Roger Federer was winning 35 consecutive service points at Wimbledon on Wednesday — yes, 35 in a row — a Centre Court spectator cheered him on while wearing a red shirt with white lettering that said, “PeRFect.” He comes pretty close to living up to that at ...

Cubs clip Tigers for sixth straight

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CHICAGO (AP) — Javier Baez flashed a little baserunning moxie. It paid off and Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon loved it. Baez stole home and the Willson Contreras hit a tie-breaking homer to lead the Cubs past the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight ...

Broxton’s gem helps Brewers spill Twins

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Keon Broxton has made challenging plays look routine for the Milwaukee Brewers. The center fielder’s latest gem may have been his best one yet. Broxton helped preserve a lead in the ninth, rookie Nate Orf hit a solo homer in Milwaukee’s two-run seventh and the Brewers ...

Daughter follows mother into track

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NEGAUNEE — Like mother, like daughter is a well-known cliché, but for the Paupore family, it’s a perfect description of their track and field careers. Mother and Negaunee head girls coach Vickie Paupore was a star three-sport athlete both at Niagara (Wis.) High School and at Lawrence ...

Brewers, Thames blank Twins

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames has a penchant for game-changing home runs this season. Thames hit a two-run homer that accounted for the game's only runs as the Milwaukee Brewers slipped past the Minnesota Twins 2-0 on Tuesday. Thames has three home runs in the past six games. "I'd say that's ...

Packers running back Jones suspended for two games

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GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Green Bay Packers running back Aaron Jones for the first two games of the 2018 season without pay for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Jones will miss the season opener against the Chicago Bears on Sept. 9 and the Week 2 matchup ...

Kingsford bows in Little League finals

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NORWAY — Escanaba turned back Kingsford 8-5 to capture the Little League District 10 major (age 12-under) softball championship Monday at Marion Park. Escanaba, after beating three district foes by a combined 30-6 margin, advances to the sectional tournament Saturday at Ironwood. District ...

ScuttleBu(r)t … Division 1 CMU wants Wonders

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Iron Mountain High School sophomore Foster Wonders has landed another basketball scholarship offer. Division 1 Central Michigan University’s Keno Davis made the offer Sunday at a College Exposure Camp conducted by the Chips coach. “Proud and excited to receive my first Division 1 ...

Tigers recover from blown save

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TORONTO (AP) — After a rotten finish to June, the Detroit Tigers have started July with a modest winning streak. Jose Iglesias hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Tigers recovered from a blown save in the ninth to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Monday, Detroit’s ...

West Iron’s Tomasoski earns award

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MARQUETTE — West Iron County’s Neil Tomasoski received the Red team character award after Saturday’s UP Football All-Star Game at the Superior Dome. Other individual awards went to Bark River-Harris’ Ryan Arndt, Black Team Offensive MVP: Houghton’s Jake Rajala, Black Team Defensive ...

Golden State adds another star

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DeMarcus Cousins will be ready to play at some point this season. And when he is, the two-time defending NBA champions will be waiting. Adding a fifth All-Star to their already glitzy lineup, the Golden State Warriors have come to terms with Cousins on a one-year, $5.3 million deal — not ...

Former Spartan Jackson makes ‘Summer’ debut

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Jaren Jackson Jr.’s Summer League debut couldn’t have gone much better. The same can’t be said for Trae Young. Jackson, the fourth pick in the NBA draft, outshined No. 5 overall pick Young in their first NBA action. The 6-foot-10 Jackson had 29 points and shot 8 of 13 from 3-point ...

Walk lifts Crew

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — With the bases loaded and the game tied in the 10th inning, Brad Miller plotted his approach as he came to the plate. “You just look like you’re going to swing and don’t swing,” Miller said. Miller drew a bases-loaded walk with one out and the NL Central-leading ...

Econo, FNB post soccer wins

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NORWAY — Tadych’s Econo Foods downed Pro Tech 5-2 and FNB spilled Armstrong Creek 4-2 in Sunday’s Adult Soccer League games at Marion Park. Deft Tattoo won by forfeit over Carlos Cantina. In Sunday, July 8, games, Tadych’s meets FNB at 2 p.m.; Armstrong Creek faces Deft Tattoo at 4 ...

MHSAA seeks game officials

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EAST LANSING — Michigan High School Athletic Association is accepting registrations by mail and online for game officials for the 2018-19 school year. For all new and returning officials, those who register online again will receive a $5 discount off their processing fees. A $15 fee is ...

Neymar, Brazil shut out Mexico

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SAMARA, Russia (AP) — Flaunting his flair and his finishing touch wasn’t enough. Neymar put his theatrics on show, too. What became clear in Brazil’s 2-0 victory over Mexico on Monday is that the wild side of the striker’s character is going nowhere at this year’s World Cup. And ...