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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Alabama sports news from The Associated Press

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ATLANTA (AP) - Jacob Turner allowed two runs in his bid for a permanent return to Miami's rotation and the Marlins knocked Mike Minor out of the game early in their 6-5 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. Donovan Solano had a career-high four hits and also reached on a walk as Miami took its second straight win over Atlanta.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Maya Moore scored a franchise-record 48 points, the second most in WNBA history, to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 112-108 in double-overtime Tuesday night. Moore hit 16 of 30 shots from the field, including 7 of 9 from beyond the arc.

ATLANTA (AP) - Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 6-2, 6-4 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Sock and partner Vasek Popisil won the doubles title at Wimbledon earlier this month, upsetting the top-ranked team of Mike and Bob Bryan in the finals.

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - The Atlanta Falcons have added depth and experience at linebacker by signing former Colts starter Pat Angerer. Atlanta lost linebacker Sean Weatherspoon for the season with a torn Achilles in June. Angerer, a second-round pick by Indianapolis in 2010, made nine starts in 2013 and had 63 tackles with one interception.

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