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  • NAACP's 'Journey for Justice' protest march begins in Selma

    8 hours, 26 minutes ago

    (AP) SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Protest marches have been part of Selma's civil rights fabric since 1965, but an 860-mile trek to Washington had a minister leaning on the Bible for heavenly support Saturday. The Rev. Theresa Dear noted the magnitude ...

  • Beholder runs away with Clement L. Hirsch at Del Mar

    8 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Beholder ran away with the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar, beating Yahilwa by seven lengths in the $300,000 race for fillies and mares. Ridden by Hall of Famer Gary ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'The Pick' game

    8 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) PHOENIX (AP) — The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the Arizona Lottery's "The Pick" game were: 01-14-17-22-35-44 (one, fourteen, seventeen, twenty-two, thirty-five, forty-four) Players need to match all of the six numbers drawn to win the first-place jackpot. ...

  • Suzuki's RBI single in 9th lifts Twins past Mariners, 3-2

    8 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday. ...

  • Ryan Blaney wins NASCAR Xfinity race in Iowa

    8 hours, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Blaney survived a flurry of late cautions to win the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway for his first victory of the season. Blaney erased the sting of a disappointing runner-up finish last ...

  • Conger, Correa both hit 2 homers as Astros down DBacks 9-2

    8 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Dallas Keuchel (13-5) ...

  • Twins 3, Mariners 2

    8 hours, 47 minutes ago

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  • Cabrera, Ramirez homer as White Sox beat Yankees 8-2

    8 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night. Danks (6-8) held the Yankees to a run and three hits ...

  • Topless protest in Canada urges women to 'bare with us'

    8 hours, 48 minutes ago

    (AP) WATERLOO, Ontario (AP) — Dozens of topless women — and men — attended a "Bare With Us" rally Saturday meant to educate the public about women's right to go shirtless if they choose. The rally and march were organized by ...

  • Arenado homers as Rockies beat Cardinals 6-2

    8 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Arenado connected for a two-run shot in the second ...

  • Rizzo homers in 4th straight game, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

    8 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Rizzo made it four straight games with a home ...

  • Rockies 6, Cardinals 2

    8 hours, 55 minutes ago

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  • Eddie Krawiec wins NHRA Pro Bike Battle

    9 hours ago

    (AP) SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Eddie Krawiec won the NHRA Pro Bike Battle on Saturday in the NHRA Sonoma Nationals and also topped qualifying for the main event. Krawiec beat Scotty Pollacheck and Jerry Savoie in the first two rounds and ...

  • Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut

    9 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Saturday ...

  • Phillies hit 3 HRs in 12-2 win over Braves

    9 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Odubel Herrera, Freddy Galvis and Cameron Rupp all homered as the surging Philadelphia Phillies set a season high for scoring in a 12-2 victory over the slumping Atlanta Braves on Saturday night. Ryan Howard had three hits ...

  • Reds beat Cole for 3rd time this season, top Pirates 4-3

    9 hours, 3 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez had a sacrifice fly and an RBI double off 14-game winner Gerrit Cole, and the Cincinnati Reds extended their home-field success over the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 4-3 victory on Saturday night. The Reds have ...

  • Reds 4, Pirates 3

    9 hours, 3 minutes ago

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  • Cubs 4, Brewers 2

    9 hours, 5 minutes ago

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  • At 93, TV producer Lear seeks to keep pushing boundaries

    9 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Veteran TV producer Norman Lear of "All in the Family" fame is looking ahead to his next groundbreaking series. Lear, 93, told a TV critics' meeting Saturday that he's working on a Hispanic version of ...

  • Mexico news photographer found slain in capital

    9 hours, 20 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican investigative magazine is reporting that one of its collaborators is among five people found slain early Saturday in an apartment in Mexico City. The magazine Proceso says the body of photographer Ruben Espinosa, who ...

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