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J.A. Happ of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning at the Oakland Coliseum on July 17, 2016. (Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Happ puts in solid outing vs. Mariners

TORONTO — Starter J.A. Happ gave the Blue Jays six hardscrabble innings in picking up his 13th victory of the season in a 2-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners at the Rogers Centre on Sunday.

Henrik Stenson had a final round for the ages Sunday. GETTY IMAGES

Slow week saved by epic British Open

Henrik Stenson outduelled Phil Mickelson during a historic Sunday of golf to win the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon, Scotland in what many are calling the finest final round ever played in a major — saving what is traditionally the slowest sports week in the calendar year.

Brock Lesnar. GETTY IMAGES

Don't rush to judgment on Brock Lesnar

If you’ve ever looked at a banned substances list, it’s massive, detailed and — in some ways — unfair. Athletes have been popped for tainted supplements (it does happen) or even something as simple as testing positive for ingredients found in the food they ate while on vacation overseas. True story.