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Galette tears achilles, out for season

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Washington Redskins linebacker Junior Galette suffered a torn Achilles at the end of practice on Wednesday. Galette now faces an six-to-eight month rehabilitation. Galette, 27, was released by New Orleans earlier this summer, less than a year after they signed him to an extension worth up to $41 million. He was arrested in January on charges of domestic violence, but those were later dismissed. Galette’s attorney denies another incident in which it appears Galette strikes a woman.

Day withdraws from Pro-Am with back issue

EDISON, N.J. — PGA Championship winner Jason Day withdrew from Wednesday’s Pro-Am at The Barclays tournament due to a back issue, but should be able to tee off in Thursday’s first round. The withdrawal was a precautionary move, the player’s trainer said in a statement at the first event of the four-tournament, season-ending FedExCup playoffs that start on Thursday at Plainfield Country Club.

Cruz helps Mariners win first series in two weeks

SEATTLE — There were years where getting eight innings of two runs or fewer out of starting pitcher Felix Hernandez wasn't enough to ensure a victory for the Seattle Mariners.

Tired Bolt and Gatlin cruise into 200 meters semis

BEIJING — A tired Usain Bolt and an emotionally fatigued Justin Gatlin progressed towards their second blockbuster sprint showdown of the world championships by easing through the 200 meters heats on Tuesday. Bolt, who beat Gatlin to retain his 100 meters title at the Bird’s Nest on Sunday, shot out of the blocks and led for the entire race before easing up over the final 15 meters to cross the line in 20.28 seconds.

U.S. court rules against New Jersey sports betting

NEWARK, N.J. — A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday ruled against a New Jersey law authorizing sports gambling in the state, upholding a lower court ruling that voided the state’s repeal of some prohibitions against sports gambling. Attorneys and advisors had predicted that had New Jersey won, it would have enabled the state to grab a slice of a national market that could be as much as $400 billion and would have had implications beyond the state.

Mathis taken off PUP list

INDIANAPOLIS — The Colts have taken linebacker Robert Mathis off the Physically Unable to Perform list. Mathis was placed on the PUP list at the start of training camp as he continued his rehabilitation from a torn achilles suffered in September 2014.

Wilson saves six lives by donating organs

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — Justin Wilson, a 37-year-old IndyCar driver, died Monday night from a head injury siffered when a piece of debris struck him in the head during a race on Sunday. Wilson saved six lives by donating his organs, his brother said on Twitter.

Patriots sign Wayne

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The New England Patriots have signed free agent wide receiver Reggie Wayne to a one-year deal. Wayne, the leading receiver in most statistical categories for the Indianapolis Colts, played 13 seasons in Indiana.

Hoyer named starting quarterback

HOUSTON — The Houston Texans have declared Brian Hoyer as its starting quarterback for the upcoming 2015 season. Hoyer, who started in 14 games under Mike Pettine as a member of the Cleveland Browns a season ago, will have a second chance as a starting quarterback. Josh McCown and Johnny Manziel will battle for the starting job in Cleveland this season.

Ratliff banned three games

CHICAGO — Chicago Bears defensive lineman Jeremiah Ratliff has been suspended without pay for the first three games of the 2015 regular season for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, the league announced Monday.

Federer back as world No. 2 ahead of U.S. Open

LONDON — Five-times winner Roger Federer will go into next week's U.S. Open as the world number two after beating Novak Djokovic in the final of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati at the weekend. Monday's new ATP rankings put the Swiss back in front of Britain's Andy Murray, the player he defeated in the semi-finals in Cincinnati.

Piscotty helps Cardinals avoid sweep in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — Stephen Piscotty went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBIs to lead the Cardinals to a 10-3 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday as St. Louis successfully avoided being swept in a three-game series for the first time this season. Right-handed starter Michael Wacha allowed one run on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts in six innings to improve to 15-5 while lowering his earned run average to 2.80.

Record fourth steeplechase crown for Kemboi

BEIJING — Ezekiel Kemboi underlined his status as one of the great Kenyan athletes by capturing the world championship 3,000 meters steeplechase crown for a record fourth time on Monday. The 33-year-old seized the gold medal thanks to a devastating sub 57-second last-lap burst at the Bird's Nest Stadium.

Love turns back the clock at Wyndham, Tiger fades

GREENSBORO, North Carolina — Davis Love III became the oldest winner on the PGA Tour in 40 years when he clinched the Wyndham Championship on Sunday while Tiger Woods's bid to end a two-year victory drought ended in a tie for 10th.