Cowboys DL in diversion program for bar arrest

Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman Tyrone Crawford was entered into a diversion program on Thursday to settle a charge from an incident in March at a bar in Panama City Beach, Florida, according to online records. According to terms of the program, Crawford will attend counseling, complete a life class titled “Choices, Chances, Changes,” and be under supervised probation for the next six months. An anger management assessment and follow-up will be scheduled at the end of that time period. He had been charged with a misdemeanor count of unlawful assembly…

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How Tiger pretty much played himself out of The Open

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Nobody had to say it for him. Tiger Woods said it himself. His game was not ready for The Open. “It’s not quite as sharp as I’d like to have it right now,” he admitted earlier in the week. That much was clear in Thursday’s first round. He shot 41 on the front nine, his worst-ever start in this championship. He made just one birdie and signed for a 7-over 78. Sure, he can go low on Friday and make the cut. But that is hard…

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Mike Trout closer to returning from calf strain

ANAHEIM — Angels center fielder Mike Trout said he expects to rejoin the lineup on Thursday against the Astros after missing three games with a right calf strain, including Wednesday’s game at Angel Stadium. Trout met with team doctors on Wednesday to get a better sense of the calf strain, ANAHEIM — Angels center fielder Mike Trout said he expects to rejoin the lineup on Thursday against the Astros after missing three games with a right calf strain, including Wednesday’s game at Angel Stadium. Trout met with team doctors on…

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Sources — Suns, Cheick Diallo reach two-year deal

Free-agent forward Cheick Diallo has agreed to a two-year deal with the Phoenix Suns, league sources tell ESPN. Diallo, 22, comes to the Suns with hopes that coach Monty Williams can speed along his development as an active, 6-foot-9 player. The Suns hold a team option on the second year of the deal, a league source said. The Pelicans didn’t tender a qualifying offer to Diallo, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent. New Orleans drafted forward Zion Williamson with the No. 1 overall pick. Diallo played 133 games…

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