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  • Inbee Park wins North Texas Shootout for 2nd time

    1 hour, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) IRVING, Texas (AP) — Inbee Park won the LPGA Tour's North Texas Shootout for the second time in three years Sunday, closing with a bogey-free 6-under 65 for a three stroke victory. Park finished at 15-under 269 at Las Colinas ...

  • AmEx to roll out loyalty program Plenti on Monday

    1 hour, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — American Express will roll out its new loyalty program, Plenti, on Monday, allowing U.S. shoppers for the first time to earn rewards points through a variety of purchases, from paying a phone bill to filling up ...

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruises to 1st Talladega win since 2004

    2 hours, 4 minutes ago

    (AP) TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. cruised to his first win of the season at an old familiar place that has always been good to his family. Earnhardt won Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway in front of an adoring crowd ...

  • Cabrera, Sanchez carry Tigers to 6-4 victory over Royals

    2 hours, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera hit a two-run homer, Anibal Sanchez carried a perfect game into the sixth inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 6-4 Sunday to salvage a split of ...

  • Raburn, Kipnis spark Indians over Blue Jays 10-7

    2 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Pinch-hitter Ryan Raburn's tiebreaking, two-run double capped a six-run fifth inning, Jason Kipnis had four hits and the Cleveland Indians overcame a five-run deficit to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-7 Sunday. Kipnis also homered and drove ...

  • Jones has 4 hits, Orioles beat Rays 4-2

    2 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Adam Jones got four hits, including a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to win a series shifted from Camden Yards. Playing as the home ...

  • Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs

    2 hours, 29 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. "No pictures, though," Mayweather said, sliding the ...

  • Ecology Department withdraws permit for shellfish spraying

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — The Washington Department of Ecology says it is canceling a permit to spray pesticides over shellfish beds in Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor. The decision to halt the practice is part of an agreement between the ...

  • Fister pitches Nationals to 2nd straight 1-0 win over Mets

    2 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Doug Fister breezed through his latest dominant outing against the Mets, and the Washington Nationals held on for their second straight 1-0 win over New York at Citi Field on Sunday. It was the first time ...

  • Orioles 4, Rays 2

    2 hours, 32 minutes ago

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  • Halep, Venus lose in Madrid Open 1st round, Serena advances

    2 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Second-seeded Simona Halep and Venus Williams both lost in the opening round of the Madrid Open on Sunday, while top-seeded Serena Williams had a trouble-free debut. Defending champion Maria Sharapova also advanced after beating Timea Bacsinszky 6-2, ...

  • Teheran sharp for 6 innings, Braves beat Cueto, Reds

    2 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Julio Teheran gave up just three singles in six sharp innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 5-0 Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Kelly Johnson and Jonny Gomes each homered for the ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Midday' game

    2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Sunday afternoon's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Midday" game were: 8-6-9 (eight, six, nine)

  • Community leaders: Nigerian troops kill dozens of civilians

    2 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders have accused Nigerian troops of killing dozens of civilians and razing homes to avenge the deaths of six soldiers. Traditional ruler Chief Jessie Miri told reporters up to 80 people have been killed in ...

  • Braves 5, Reds 0

    2 hours, 43 minutes ago

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  • Community leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers

    2 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) JOS, Nigeria (AP) — Community leaders: Nigeria troops kill dozens of civilians to avenge deaths of 6 soldiers.

  • Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad

    2 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football's biggest game. The software maker is planning its second competition in which small companies will vie for a 30-second spot in Super ...

  • LeBron, Cavs ready to take on raging Bulls

    2 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James embraces challenges, big or small, personal or professional. They drive him, push him, make him dig deeper. He's about to face another daunting one. Actually, a dozen of them. The Bulls are charging at ...

  • Suspect in Chicago-area FAA fire formally charged

    2 hours, 51 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — A suburban Chicago contractor accused of setting fire to an air traffic control facility has been formally charged. The U.S. Attorney's office announced the charges Friday against 37-year-old Brian Howard of Naperville. The September fire forced the ...

  • Phillies 6, Marlins 2

    2 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) Philadelphia Miami ab r h bi ab r h bi Revere cf-lf 5 1 3 1 ISuzuki lf 3 1 1 0 Utley 2b 5 1 0 0 Hchvrr ss 4 0 0 0 Ruf lf-1b 4 1 1 1 ...

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