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  • Odor hits 2 HRs as Rangers rally for 17-7 win over White Sox

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor homered twice, Mike Napoli also went deep, and both had five RBIs as the Texas Rangers overcame an early five-run deficit to beat the Chicago White Sox 17-7 on Saturday night. Odor's first homer, ...

  • Today in History

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    (AP) Today in History Today is Sunday, Aug. 20, the 232nd day of 2017. There are 133 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On August 20, 1977, the United States launched Voyager 2, an unmanned spacecraft carrying a ...

  • DC United beats Rapids 1-0 on own goal

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — D.C. United took advantage of Jared Watts' own goal to beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night. Colorado goalkeeper Tim Howard was unable to reach Watts' wayward back pass from 40 yards out in ...

  • Undisputed champ: Crawford stops Indongo in 3rd round

    20 minutes ago

    (AP) LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Terence Crawford stopped Julius Indongo in the third round Saturday night to become the undisputed world champion at 140 pounds. Crawford sent Indongo to the canvas with a right to the body in the last minute ...

  • Aguilar's go-ahead HR in 9th lifts Brewers over Rockies 6-3

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Jesus Aguilar connected for a go-ahead home run with two outs in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 Saturday night for their fifth win in six games. It was 3-all ...

  • Sporting KC shuts down FC Dallas in 2-0 win

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Diego Rubio scored on a blast off Graham Zusi's corner kick in the 42nd and Sporting Kansas City beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Saturday night to move back atop the Western Conference standings. Playing in ...

  • Brady has TD in preseason debut as Pats fall to Texans 27-23

    46 minutes ago

    (AP) HOUSTON (AP) — Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass in his first game since winning the Super Bowl on the same field and the New England Patriots fell to the Houston Texans 27-23 in a preseason game on Saturday night. ...

  • Trump to visit Marine base in Yuma before Phoenix rally

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) YUMA, Arizona (AP) — The White House says President Donald Trump is scheduled to visit a Marine Corps base in Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump is set to visit Marine Air Station Yuma on Tuesday afternoon before he travels ...

  • Trout, Valbuena each hit 2 HRs as Angels beat Orioles 5-1

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Trout and Luis Valbuena each hit two home runs off Kevin Gausman, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Saturday night for their eighth win in 10 games. Trout homered in the ...

  • Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory's son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father ...

  • Rodgers looks good, Cousins doesn't; Packers top Skins 21-17

    1 hour, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Aaron Rodgers made a surprise start and looked to be in midseason form, going 6 for 8 for 37 yards and a TD pass — plus one of his trademark quick snaps to draw a penalty ...

  • Gennett hits grand slam, Reds beat Braves 11-8

    1 hour, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) ATLANTA (AP) — Scooter Gennett hit a grand slam and the Cincinnati Reds beat struggling Julio Teheran and the Atlanta Braves 11-8 on Saturday night. Teheran, expected to be the Braves' ace for a fifth straight year, set an Atlanta ...

  • Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84

    1 hour, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Son of Dick Gregory says the black comedian and civil rights activist has died. He was 84.

  • LEADING OFF: Cardinals-Pirates meet in Little League Classic

    1 hour, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday: ___ LITTLE BIG LEAGUE A day after they played at PNC Park in Pittsburgh, the St. Louis Cardinals and Pirates will fly about 200 miles to central Pennsylvania for the ...

  • Kyle Busch completes Bristol sweep with 20th win at track

    1 hour, 31 minutes ago

    (AP) BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — It's Bristol Motor Speedway and Kyle Busch practically owns the place. Busch swept the weekend for the second time in his career by winning the Monster Energy Cup Series race Saturday night. He also won in ...

  • Berrios shuts out D-backs through 7 as Twins win

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jose Berrios threw seven innings for his 11th win to lead Minnesota over Arizona 5-0 on Saturday night, helping the Twins keep pace in the AL wild card race. The Twins, who entered the night in a ...

  • Sabathia strong in return from DL, Yankees beat Red Sox 4-3

    1 hour, 37 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Austin hit a three-run home run, Todd Frazier added a solo homer and CC Sabathia retired 13 of the first 14 batters he faced as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on ...

  • Lions handle Hackenberg, beat Jets 16-6

    1 hour, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — Matthew Stafford threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marvin Jones in the second quarter, and the Detroit Lions shut down Christian Hackenberg and the New York Jets 16-6 in a preseason game Saturday night. After losing defensive ...

  • Nicolas Hasler breaks tie, Toronto FC beat Fire 3-1

    1 hour, 40 minutes ago

    (AP) BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Nicolas Hasler scored his first goal of the season off a header to give Toronto FC the lead for good in a 3-1 victory over Chicago on Saturday night that ended the Fire's 11-game home unbeaten ...

  • Montero shuts down Marlins in Mets' 8-1 win

    1 hour, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Rafael Montero pitched six strong innings in his best effort of the season, Wilmer Flores and Kevin Plawecki each hit long two-run homers to help the New York Mets snap a five-game losing streak with an ...

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