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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian police charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte (LAHK'-tee) with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The Brazilian police said the indictment will also be sent to the International Olympic Committee's ethics commission.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Tigers can gain some ground on first place Cleveland in the American League Central tonight. This afternoon Detroit beat Minnesota 8-5 and should the Indians fall to the Rangers this evening their lead over the Tigers would be just 4 ½ games.

ST .PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Enny Romero earned his first major league save, relieving with two outs in the ninth inning and fanning Red Sox slugger David Ortiz to give the Tampa Bay Rays a 2-1 victory. That gave the last-place Rays a four-game split with the Red Sox, who are fighting Toronto and Baltimore for supremacy in the AL East.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia. The Dodgers are getting Carlos Ruiz and traded A.J. Ellis to the Phillies.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is giving men's basketball coach Shaka Smart a contract extension and pay raise in a deal that now runs through 2023. Smart's first team finished 23-10 and the Longhorns lost in the first round of the NCAA Tournament last season.

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