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Light baseball card...Jags lose defensive end...Triple Crown winner racing today

By The Associated Press | Posted - Aug. 29, 2015 at 12:01 p.m.



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UNDATED (AP) — There are three day games being played in baseball. In Toronto the American League East-leading Blue Jays are hosting the Tigers while in New York the NL East-leading Mets are home to the Red Sox. The final game is in San Francisco with the Giants playing the Cardinals.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have announced that defensive end Andre Branch will miss "significant time" early in the season after spraining a ligament in his left knee. He suffered the injury last night in an exhibition game with Detroit. Branch is the third member of the Jags' defensive line to miss time because of injury.

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is favored to win the Travers Stakes today in Saratoga Springs, New York. The field consists of nine other horses.

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The qualifying for tomorrow's season-ending IndyCar race in Sonoma, California, is taking place today. Entering the final week of the season Juan Pablo Montoya is the points leader by 34 points over Graham Rahal (RAY'-hawl) for the series championship.

BEIJING (AP) — American Ashton Eaton won the decathlon at the world track and field championships in Beijing. In winning the gold Eaton broke his own world record with 9,045 points, six better than his previous best.

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