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August 29, 2018

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have acquired backup quarterback Brett Hundley in a trade with the Green Bay Packers. In exchange, the Packers receive an undisclosed draft pick. The acquisition of Hundley likely means Austin Davis will no longer be backing up Russell Wilson in Seattle. In Green Bay, the Packers will go with DeShone Kizer as the backup to Aaron Rodgers.

HOUSTON (AP) — Tyler White homered with one out in the ninth inning lifting the Houston Astros to a 5-4 win over the Oakland Athletics. The Astros took two of three in the series.

NEW YORK (AP) — At the U.S. Open, it’s been a blistering hot day and former champion Andy Murray wasn’t up to the task. The 2012 champion was eliminated by No. 31 seed Fernando Verdasco 7-5, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4. Defending women’s champion Sloane Stephens rallied for a 4-6, 7-5, 6-2 victory over Anhelina Kalinina. Stephens will meet Victoria Azarenka, the former No. 1 player, in the third round. Venus Williams who’s seeded 16th reached the third round with a 604, 7-5 win over Camila Giorgi of Italy.

NEW YORK (AP) — A former South American soccer official has been sentenced to nine years in prison for pocketing millions of dollars in cash bribes as part of the FIFA corruption scandal. Juan Angel Napout of Paraguay was sentenced in federal Court in New York City. He was the former president of Paraguay’s soccer federation.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs have signed Quincy Pondexter who played with the Chicago Bulls last season. The 6-foot-7 Pondexter spent last season with the Chicago Bulls. Pondexter averaged 2.0 points and 1.2 rebounds in 23 games.

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