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Rams geared up for big test against Puyallup

WENATCHEE — As the Wenatchee Valley Rams’ players took to the practice field Thursday evening, a sense of anticipation hung in the air. It is hard to understate the magnitude of the heavyweight clash that will be on display in the Apple Bowl on Saturday night when the Rams play host to the undefeated, defending Western Washington Football Alliance champions Puyallup Nation Kings.

Capitals hoping to stay hot against Force

In the two-plus years Wenatchee FC has existed, the Capitals have never had a better weekend than the one they’re coming off. Now, they’ll look to take the momentum they’ve picked up over the past days forwards as they continue their quest for a first-ever top-half finish in the Evergreen Premier League.

Miller, Broncos far apart on new deal

DENVER — Despite a proposed offer by the Denver Broncos of a six-year, $114.5 million deal to linebacker Von Miller, there is no agreement in sight and the sides are no longer negotiating at this time, sources close to the team told ESPN's Adam Schefter.

Bumgarner wants in on the HR Derby

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco ace Madison Bumgarner is a force on the mound for the NL West-leading Giants, but that is not the only thing he is good at. In the last three seasons, “MadBum” has hit 11 home runs, most of any pitcher in the League. After putting on a dazzling display of home runs at batting practice prior to the Giants’ contest in St. Louis on Sunday, he told reporters he would like to be given a shot at the Home Run Derby, which takes place every ...

USMNT gets statement win over Costa Rica

CHICAGO — Colombia became the first side to book a spot in the Copa America Centenario quarter-finals on Tuesday after beating Paraguay in Pasadena, while the United States kept their hopes of advancing alive by thrashing Costa Rica 4-0.

Mariners end losing streak

The Mariners know all too well that any hesitation on a decision or a play in the field can be costly to the point of defeat. They saw it firsthand in Sunday’s frustrating loss to the Texas Rangers when a double pump on a throw by outfielder Stefen Romero led to a two-run inning that ultimately decided the unfavorable outcome.

NFL investigating Talib shooting

DALLAS — The NFL is actively looking into the circumstances surrounding Aqib Talib being shot this weekend, an NFL official told ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

MMA star Slice dead at 42

MARGATE, Fla. — Professional mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice died Monday at age 42, Bellator MMA announced.

Mariners lose fourth straight

Mariners manager Scott Servais used a football metaphor Monday when articulating what his team missed most in recent defeats.

Djokovic eyes Golden Slam, turns rivals green with envy

PARIS — He is the tennis version of the Incredible Hulk and on Sunday Novak Djokovic made his closest rivals turn green with envy as he finally achieved something no man had accomplished for nearly half a century. Playing what he described as “flawless tennis” over the last three sets of his 3-6 6-1 6-2 6-4 win over Andy Murray, Djokovic cracked his Roland Garros jinx at the 12th attempt — and fourth final there — to win the French Open.