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July 24, 2018

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MLB:

BRAVES-MARLINS

MIAMI — Wei-Yin Chen did well again in a home game, and finally made it to home plate. Chen pitched six innings and scored the first run of his career to help the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Tuesday. By Steven Wine.

BBA--YANKEES-RAYS

ST. PETERSBURG — Right-hander Yonny Chirinos will be recalled from minors to start for Tampa Bay when the Rays continue a three-game series against Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees. By Mark Didtler. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game starts at 7:10 p.m.

YANKEES-SANCHEZ

ST. PETERSBURG — New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez was put back on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday because of a strained right groin, a day after failing to hustle on a pair of key plays in a 7-6 loss to Tampa Bay. Sanchez missed 20 games from June 25 to July 19 because of the groin injury.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL:

BIG TEN-OHIO STATE

CHICAGO — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer has a saying he uses with his program: Event + Response = Outcome. The outcome this time was the dismissal of a longtime assistant. By Jay Cohen.

ESPN-MORA

Former UCLA coach Jim Mora is joining ESPN as a college football analyst, filling the role Chip Kelly held last season at the network before replacing Mora as coach of the Bruins. ESPN announced Tuesday that it added Mora and re-signed college football analyst Joey Galloway to a multiyear deal. By Ralph D. Russo.

ACC-PRESEASON TEAM

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Boston College running back AJ Dillon is the Atlantic Coast Conference preseason player of the year. In voting results released Tuesday, Dillon received 45 of 148 votes from media members at last week’s media days to edge Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins, who had 42.

NBA:

PICK 6-COACHES’ HOT SEAT

NEW YORK — The NFL season doesn’t start for another six weeks and already job security is an issue for some coaches. Yes, even in late July. By Simmi Buttar.

SWIMMING:

LOCHTE SUSPENDED-FUTURE

FORT LAUDERDALE — Ryan Lochte doesn’t know when he’ll be in another race. And that worries him. By Tim Reynolds.

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