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Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez swings and misses a pitch in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Gomez walked in the at bat. Cincinnati won the game 5-3.

Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through

Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the Brewers: left-hander Josh Hader, right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielders Brett Phillips and Domingo Santana

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Patriots open camp, try to ignore ‘Deflategate’ noise

Patriots coach Bill Belichick is stonewalling questions about deflated footballs for the second straight day, saying before the team's first practice of training camp on Thursday that he's only worried about the day's practice.

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Ohio State suspends Joey Bosa, Jalin Marshall, 2 others for opener

In a statement released about an hour before Big Ten media days began Thursday, the Buckeyes said the players violated department of athletics policy.

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Blue Jays land Price in Toronto’s 2nd big trade of week

The Blue Jays sent left-handers Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt to the Tigers in the deal, which was announced by both teams Thursday.

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NBA in Africa? ‘Stay tuned,’ for regular-season game

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says "stay tuned" for a regular-season game in Africa as Chris Paul and others prepare to play the league's first exhibition on the continent.

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Boston’s bummer summer: Sox slump, Olympics snub, Brady out

After the winter of their discontent, it's been one bummer of a summer for Bostonians.

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WATCH: Annual Virginia pony swim

"Salt water cowboys" round up dozens of horses for the tradition off the Virginia coast, now in its 90th year.

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Sin City mafia museum to display FIFA’s ‘rampant corruption’

A museum devoted to the exploits of Tommy gun-wielding mobsters will open a permanent display exploring the "rampant corruption" of global soccer's scandal-rocked governing body.

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Brady blasts Deflategate suspension, denies wrongdoing

The New England Patriots says there is "zero evidence" against him in the Deflategate scandal.

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PREVIEW: Quicken Loans National

Tiger Woods hosts the 9th annual Quicken Loans National where there is bound to be an exciting finish at Robert Trent Jones Golf Club.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, July 30.

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AP Sources: Phillies agree to trade Cole Hamels to Texas

Hamels would become the first pitcher in major league history traded during a season immediately after throwing a no-hitter — he no-hit the Chicago Cubs on Saturday at Wrigley Field.

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Kaka helps MLS All Stars to 2-1 win over Tottenham

The MLS improved to 9-3-1 against international competition in its All-Star Game.

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Tom Brady goes to court, says “I did nothing wrong”

The Patriots quarterback's lawsuit in the deflated footballs scandal questions whether the league followed its own rules when it suspended the four-time Super Bowl champion.

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Chiefs safety Eric Berry back at practice after cancer fight

Berry passed a battery of tests before he was cleared to practice late Tuesday, but it remains unclear when he'll fully participate in practice.

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US Olympic hero Jim Craig to auction memorabilia

19 items are in "The Jim Craig 'Miracle on Ice' Collection," which also includesCraig's Olympic gold medal, the jersey he wore against the vaunted Soviet Union and in the gold-medal win against Finland.

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Kraft says he regrets not appealing NFL penalties

Appearing at team headquarters Wednesday, a day after NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell upheld a four-game suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Kraft angrily targeted the league for its handling of the case.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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ANALYSIS: Women’s impact on men’s professional sports

The Arizona Cardinals say new coach Jen Welter is believed to be the first woman to hold a coaching position of any kind in the NFL.

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Ferndale teen killed in crash on Laurel Rd. in Whatcom County

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The State Patrol says Michael Waltari’s pickup drove off the road, hit a power pole and landed on its top Thursday afternoon.

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Gomez traded to Astros after Mets deal falls through

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Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez swings and misses a pitch in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, in Cincinnati. Gomez walked in the at bat. Cincinnati won the game 5-3.

Houston, which also received right-hander Mike Fiers in the deal, sent four prospects to the Brewers: left-hander Josh Hader, right-hander Adrian Houser and outfielders Brett Phillips and Domingo Santana

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Haggen struggles in Seattle market

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The cuts are connected to layoffs in the southwest after the Bellingham grocer acquired 146 Albertsons and Safeway stores earlier this year.

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New Costco approved with storm water mitigation facility

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Permits were approved for a new Costco on West Bakersview road. Costco will also be responsible for several environmental projects to balance the new developments as part of the approval.

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Chris Petersen speaks at Pac-12 media day, Dawgs also receive commit

Washington head coach Chris Petersen takes questions at the 2014 Pac-12 NCAA college football media days at Paramount Studios in Los Angeles Thursday, July 24, 2014.

Petersen discussed the Huskies quarterback competition, the lack of seniors and returning to Boise State. California cornerback Kentrell Love is the eighth known commit for the 2016 class.