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  • Athletics 6, Mariners 1

    3 hours, 1 minute ago

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  • Carrie Underwood announces pregnancy

    3 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher chose the Labor Day holiday to announce they are expecting their first child. Underwood and Fisher posted the announcement on their social media accounts on Monday. Underwood's ...

  • McDaniel delays announcement on election lawsuit

    3 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel will take at least one extra day to decide whether to try to revive his lawsuit that challenged his Republican primary loss to Sen. Thad Cochran. McDaniel campaign spokesman Noel Fritsch ...

  • Wheeler struggles as sloppy Mets lose 9-6

    3 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Zack Wheeler struggled with his command on the mound early, and reliever Jeurys Familia and the New York Mets struggled in the field late. Miami took advantage of some wildness by Familia (2-4) in the eighth. Familia ...

  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." Porter was ...

  • Robbery suspect dies in shootout with Reno police

    3 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) RENO, Nev. (AP) — A suspect died after a shootout with police near a Reno casino after officers said he shot and wounded a shopper during a robbery of a CVS Pharmacy minutes before. Washoe County sheriff's spokesman Bob Harmon ...

  • Spain, Greece move to 3-0, Senegal upsets Croatia

    3 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) Spain beat Brazil in a battle of unbeatens to take the lead in Group A, while Greece also improved to 3-0 in a Group B that Senegal shook up with the big upset Monday at the Basketball World Cup. The ...

  • US OPEN SCENE: Serena hint: Say yes to the dress

    3 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Tip for Serena Willliams fans: It pays to wear her signature dress to her matches. Williams, the No. 1-ranked and top-seeded woman, has turned heads with her dress selection for the U.S. Open: a pink, leopard-print ...

  • Oklahoma State confident after loss to Florida St.

    3 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — It isn't often a team gains confidence following a defeat, but for Oklahoma State, being able to compete on a level playing field with No. 1 Florida State last Saturday night provided a nice boost. Despite ...

  • Kirk rallies to win the Deutsche Bank

    3 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NORTON, Mass. (AP) — Chris Kirk closed with a 5-under 66 on Monday to win the Deutsche Bank Championship and bolster his case for a Ryder Cup pick. Kirk played the final 36 holes with Rory McIlroy and outplayed the ...

  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    4 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the industry's workers. Kendall Fells, an ...

  • Giants top Rockies in resumption of May suspension

    4 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Hunter Pence hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth and, more than three months after he homered in the early innings, led the San Francisco Giants over the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Monday in a game resumed after ...

  • Holliday, Wong lead Cardinals past Pirates, 5-4

    4 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) Matt Holliday had the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning after Kolten Wong's pinch-hit homer tied the score, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday. St. Louis took sole possession of ...

  • Murray beats Tsonga in 3 long sets at US Open

    4 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Andy Murray pulled out the sort of tough win he had been missing this year, beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in three long sets in the fourth round of the U.S. Open. The eighth-seeded Murray needed 2 hours, ...

  • Austerity debate flares as Europe recovery fades

    4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Europe's economic recovery is in danger. Governments are under pressure to save it, but struggling with political obstacles and disagreement among themselves over what to do. Instead, the region is pinning its hopes — once again ...

  • Oklahoma defense in midseason form

    4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's defense was in midseason form in the opener against Louisiana Tech. The Sooners shut down Louisiana Tech for much of a 48-16 win on Saturday night. Oklahoma held the Bulldogs to just 245 yards, including ...

  • Castillo, Valbuena help Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

    4 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Welington Castillo homered and drove in three runs, Luis Valbuena also hit a home run and the Chicago Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday. Rookie sensation Jorge Soler had two doubles in his home debut for ...

  • Cardinals 5, Pirates 4

    4 hours, 24 minutes ago

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  • Giants 4, Rockies 2

    4 hours, 26 minutes ago

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  • Louisiana following judge's order on abortion law

    4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana health department says it will follow a federal judge's order and refrain from immediately penalizing doctors who are trying to comply with a new abortion law. U.S. District Judge John deGravelles issued a ...

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