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CHICAGO — Cole Hamels gets the ball as the Texas Rangers open a four-game series against the major league-worst Chicago White Sox. James Shields pitches for Chicago. By Jay Cohen. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos. Game starts 7:10 p.m. CDT.





DALLAS — Jordan Spieth headlines the AT&T Byron Nelson as his hometown event moves to the new links-style Trinity Forest course in Dallas. Billy Horschel was the last winner at the Four Seasons in suburban Irving. By Schuyler Dixon. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos.





WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue's top two nonconference games will be a trip to Texas and a neutral court showdown with Butler in December next season. The Boilermakers released most of their non-league schedule Thursday. An ACC-Big Ten matchup has not yet been announced. Purdue opens the season with two home games — Nov. 6 against Fairfield and Nov. 10 against Ball State. It visits Texas on Dec. 9 and plays the Bulldogs on Dec. 15 in Indianapolis before closing out nonconference play by hosting Ohio on Dec. 20 and Belmont on Dec. 29. SENT: 120 words.


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