ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Jerome Williams pitched six solid innings while becoming the team-record 31st pitcher used this season by the Texas Rangers, and they beat AL West-leading Oakland 4-1 on Friday night. Elvis Andrus had a triple among his two hits and scored twice for the Rangers, who had lost their seven previous home games in July and were coming off a 2-5 road trip out of the All-Star break.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Seimone Augustus scored 17 points in her return from a knee injury and the Minnesota Lynx beat the San Antonio Stars 88-78 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Danielle Robinson led the Stars (12-13) with 15 points.
THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) - Davis Riley outlasted Sam Horsfield on the 21st hole Friday in the U.S. Junior Amateur to set up an all-America final against William Zalatoris. Riley, the 17-year-old from Hattiesburg, Mississippi, who finished second last year, rallied to square the match and finished off the 17-year-old Englishman with a par on the third extra hole. The 17-year-old Zalatoris, from Plano, beat Australia's Curtis Luck 1 up to reach the 36-hole final.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) - Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel says he "made some rookie" mistakes during the offseason and vowed to be focused on just football in the future. Speaking on the eve of Cleveland's first training camp practice, Manziel briefly addressed his behavior during the offseason when photos of him partying around the country were a weekly occurrence. Manziel said he has spoken to Browns coach Mike Pettine and general manager Ray Farmer and "we've been on the same page."
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