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Jimmy Walker opens with 65 at stifling PGA; Johnson stumbles
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- A drab year for Jimmy Walker took a turn for the worse two weeks ago at the British Open, when he stayed in what was dubbed the "frat house" at Royal Troon with Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Justin Thomas, Jason Dufner and Zach Johnson....

Lefty can't get it right in opening round of PGA
SPRINGFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Phil Mickelson won the PGA Championship the last time it was at Baltusrol in 2005. He played some of his best golf ever only 11 days ago at the British Open . And on Thursday, the New York-area crowd had his back even before he teed off....

Humbled Gordon grateful for another chance with Browns
BEREA, Ohio (AP) -- Humbled, grateful and determined to make up for lost time and to those who stood by him, Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon stood on an NFL practice field and finally felt peace....

Brees downplays contract uncertainty, touts his longevity
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) -- Drew Brees was patient and non-confrontational while fielding repeated questions about why he and the New Orleans Saints weren't able to negotiate a contract extension before Thursday's opening training camp practice....

Re-signed Fitzpatrick welcomed back by happy Jets teammates
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) -- Ryan Fitzpatrick showed up at the New York Jets' practice facility with just a few minutes to spare....

Like riding a bike: Rams veterans roll up to training camp
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) -- Case Keenum was pretty sure he hadn't been on a bicycle since he was about 12 years old....

US hoops golden partnership forged by 'lunch-bucket' guys
CHICAGO (AP) -- Nearly every time coach Mike Krzyzewski and USA Basketball boss Jerry Colangelo stage a reunion in their hometown, there's plenty of backslapping, a trophy gleaming in the background and the only thing they have to protect is their cocktails. This time around, it's about safeguarding the Olympic legacy the two built over more than a decade....

Rio readies for worst as terror threat hangs over Olympics
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- A half-million foreign tourists, dozens of heads of state and the attention of the world's media. If there were ever a headache for anti-terror forces, it's the Olympics....

CFP abandons plan to play most of its semifinals on Dec. 31
The College Football Playoff has abandoned a plan to play most of its semifinals on New Year's Eves after television ratings tumbled last year, moving the dates of future games to ensure they will be played either on a weekend or a holiday....

Mirim Lee shoots 10-under 62 to tie Women's British Open
WOBURN, England (AP) -- Mirim Lee shot a 10-under 62 on Thursday to match the Women's British Open record and open a three-stroke lead in the major championship at tree-lined Woburn Golf Club....

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