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(Undated)  —  Here is the latest sports news:  Simpson granted parole.  Freeze resigns.  Panthers release Oher.  Dodgers’ winning streak ends.

>>OJ Simpson Granted Parole

(Carson City, NV)  —  Former NFL star O.J. Simpson is set to be paroled.  The Nevada parole board said Simpson could go free as early as October 1st.  Simpson has served more than eight years of a nine-to-33-year term for attempted robbery and other crimes linked to a 2007 attempt to recover memorabilia from a Las Vegas hotel room.

>>Ole Miss’ Freeze Resigns

(Oxford, MS)  —  Hugh Freeze is out as head football coach at Ole Miss.  Freeze resigned effective immediately yesterday.  His resignation comes after Ole Miss found a call to an escort service on a school-issued cell phone.  Athletic director Ross Bjork said that Freeze would have been fired had he not stepped down.

>>Panthers Release Michael Oher

(Charlotte, NC)  —  The Panthers are parting ways with veteran offensive tackle Michael Oher.  The team has released Oher after he failed a physical.  He’s been in the NFL’s concussion protocol since last September.  Oher appeared in just three games last season after playing in all 16 contests in 2015.

>>Braves Down Dodgers

(Los Angeles, CA)  —  The Dodgers’ 11-game winning streak is over.  LA’s run came to an end with a 6-3 home loss to the Braves last night.  The Dodgers still have the best record in baseball at 66-and-30.

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>>Second Round Of Open Championship Underway

(Southport, England)  —  The second round of The 146th Open Championship is underway at Royal Birkdale in Southport, England.  Americans Jordan Spieth [[ speeth ]], Brooks Koepka [[ KEP-kuh ]] and Matt Kuchar [[ KOO-cher ]] shared the lead after the opening round at five-under-par.

 

>>THURSDAY’S SCOREBOARD

MLB National League
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New York Mets 3, St. Louis Cardinals 2
Pittsburgh Pirates 4, Milwaukee Brewers 2
Arizona Diamondbacks 12, Cincinnati Reds 2
Atlanta Braves 6, Los Angeles Dodgers 3
San Diego Padres 5, San Francisco Giants 2

MLB American League
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Toronto Blue Jays 8, Boston Red Sox 6
Baltimore Orioles 9, Texas Rangers 7
Kansas City Royals 16, Detroit Tigers 4
Seattle Mariners 4, New York Yankees 1

MLB Interleague
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No Games Scheduled

WNBA
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Chicago Sky 82, Los Angeles Sparks 80
San Antonio Stars 85, Indiana Fever 61

 

>>FRIDAY’S SCHEDULE  (All times are Eastern)

MLB National League
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2:20 p.m. – St. Louis Cardinals at Chicago Cubs
7:05 p.m. – Milwaukee Brewers at Philadelphia Phillies
7:10 p.m. – Miami Marlins at Cincinnati Reds
8:40 p.m. – Pittsburgh Pirates at Colorado Rockies
9:40 p.m. – Washington Nationals at Arizona Diamondbacks
10:10 p.m. – Atlanta Braves at Los Angeles Dodgers
10:15 p.m. – San Diego Padres at San Francisco Giants

MLB American League
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7:05 p.m. – Houston Astros at Baltimore Orioles
7:10 p.m. – Texas Rangers at Tampa Bay Rays
7:10 p.m. – Toronto Blue Jays at Cleveland Indians
8:10 p.m. – Detroit Tigers at Minnesota Twins
8:15 p.m. – Chicago White Sox at Kansas City Royals
10:07 p.m. – Boston Red Sox at Los Angeles Angels
10:10 p.m. – New York Yankees at Seattle Mariners

MLB Interleague
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7:10 p.m. – Oakland Athletics at New York Mets

WNBA
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No Games Scheduled

PGA
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Barbasol Championship  (Auburn, AL)