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WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) - After missing 13 games last season after back surgery J.J. Watt relishes any chance to compete. So Houston's star defensive end was positively giddy after he and the Texans had the first of two joint practices with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox have turned their first triple play in six years. With runners at first and second in the fourth inning, St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina grounded sharply to Red Sox rookie Rafael Devers at third base. He stepped on the bag and threw to second baseman Eduardo Nunez, who relayed to Mitch Moreland at first, where Molina was out on a close play.

ATLANTA (AP) - Jonquel Jones had 20 points and 13 rebounds for her seventh straight double-double, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Atlanta Dream 96-75. Connecticut, winners of six straight, won in Atlanta for the first time since June 7, 2015.

WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) - The owner of Connecticut restaurant being investigated by alcohol regulators in connection with the car crash that killed the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman says the business was closed the day she died. Carole Peck, owner of Woodbury's Good News Cafe, tells the Hartford Courant the restaurant is closed Tuesdays and Katherine Berman must have been somewhere else. The Department of Consumer Protection tells WVIT-TV they are investigating whether she had been at a private event.

BROCKTON, Mass. (AP) - A mixed martial arts fighter who suffered a technical knockout in a match in Massachusetts has died. Rondel Clark competed at a showcase on Saturday at Plymouth Memorial Hall, but his match was stopped about two minutes into the third round and he underwent a post-match examination and was hospitalized in Boston. The Plymouth County district attorney's office says the 26-year-old Sutton resident died Tuesday.

WOODBURY, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut officials are investigating a restaurant where authorities say the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman had lunch before she died in a car crash. A state Department of Consumer Protection spokeswoman said Tuesday that the state Liquor Control Commission's investigation into the Good News Cafe in Woodbury opened after the agency received information regarding the serving of alcohol to 67-year-old Katherine Berman. The Cheshire woman was killed May 9.

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