Beltre’s 3rd career cycle in Rangers’ 12-9 win

Texas Rangers' Adrian Beltre follows through on his solo home run completing the cycle against the Houston Astros during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, in Arlington, Texas. Beltre is the ninth player in Texas Rangers history to hit for the cycle. (AP Photo/Jim Cowsert)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre came to bat in the fifth inning looking for a pitch he could hit over the wall. He got one for an impressive modern-day record.

Use of batboys, girls suspended after boy’s death

In this Aug. 1, 2015, photo, Liberal’s Gavin Wehby holds Bee Jays batboy Kaiser Carlile moments after the 9-year-old was accidentally hit in the head during a National Baseball Congress World Series game in Wichita, Kan. Kaiser, who was wearing a helmet, was struck by a follow-through swing near the on-deck circle. He died on Sunday. (Earl Watt/Leader & Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Baseball Congress suspended using batboys and girls during its World Series games in Kansas following the death of a 9-year-old boy who was accidentally hit in the head with a bat during a game.

Van der Burgh sets world record in swim prelims

South Africa's Cameron van der Burgh celebrates after setting a world record in his men's 50m breaststroke heat at the Swimming World Championships in Kazan, Russia, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Cameron van der Burgh heated up a chilly Tuesday morning at the swimming world championships by improving his own world record in the 50-meter breaststroke.

Cowboys’ Dez Bryant tangles with teammate

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) yells at defensive back Tyler Patmon, not in photo, as Bryant confronted him after a rough play during the Cowboys afternoon practice at their 2015 training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015. (Paul Moseley/Star-Telegram via AP)

OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — Dez Bryant kept going after Dallas cornerback Tyler Patmon in a heated training camp skirmish that didn’t end until quarterback Tony Romo finally stepped in and calmed his star receiver.

Hessman sets minor league HR record with No. 433

FILE - In this Saturday, June 6, 2015, file photo, Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander, left, playing for the Toledo Mud Hens in a rehab start, talks to catcher Miguel Gonzalez, right, and first baseman Mike Hessman, center, in the sixth inning during a Triple-A baseball game against the Columbus Clippers in Toledo, Ohio. Hessman became the career home run leader for U.S.-based minor leagues Monday, Aug. 3, 2015, hitting his 433rd in the seventh inning of a game against Lehigh Valley. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Call him the real-life Crash Davis.

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