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AP Top Sports News at 4:05 a.m. EDT

Streb shoots 63 and joins Walker in lead at PGA
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- In a major championship season of endless theater, the PGA Championship lived up to its end of the bargain Friday....

MVP Newton turns focus to 2016, away from Super Bowl loss
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) -- Cam Newton's stellar 2015 season helped him become the first Carolina Panthers player to earn NFL MVP honors....

Porcello pitches 5-hitter to lead Red Sox past Angels, 6-2
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Rick Porcello gave the Boston Red Sox just what they needed....

Triple play helps Nationals hold off Giants 4-1
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Washington Nationals made history by turning the first 3-3-5 triple play ever in the major leagues then watched as third baseman Anthony Rendon tossed the ball from the milestone moment into the crowd at AT&T Park....

RG3 not looking back, excited and ready to lead Browns
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- He's now RG4.3....

Grandal's single caps 5-run rally as Dodgers beat D-backs
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The seventh inning took 72 minutes to complete, saw 21 batters come up, and twelve runs cross the plate. It gave the Los Angeles Dodgers' offense the opportunity for its most memorable outburst yet....

Palmer feeling 'as good as ever' as Cardinals open camp
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Carson Palmer will turn 37 before the coming football season is over and he sure doesn't look or act like someone closing in on the end of his career....

American women trump men in medal pursuit at Rio Olympics
The image of sprightly gymnasts tumbling across a balance beam has always drawn American viewers during the Olympics, just like pictures of bikini-clad beach volleyball players going for gold....

IOC board to review Rio final preparations, Russia doping
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Less than a week before the opening of the Olympics, IOC leaders will meet in Rio de Janeiro this weekend to review the final preparations for the games and deal with the fallout from the doping scandal that has led to the exclusion of more than 100 Russian athletes....

Russia confident majority of its athletes to compete in Rio
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia is confident that most of its Olympic team will be able to compete in Rio de Janeiro, but its efforts to reinstate banned athletes are a mixed bag....

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