State & National News

August 8, 2014 - 10:08pm
1 week 6 days ago

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Odyssey Sims scored 22 points to help the Tulsa Shock keep alive their playoff hopes with a 79-62 victory over the San Antonio Stars on Friday night.

The victory was Tulsa's 12th this season — the most since the team moved from Detroit in 2010.

Tulsa is one game behind San Antonio (13-18) for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

Glory Johnson had 14 points and 11 rebounds to tie a Shock franchise...

August 8, 2014 - 10:08pm
1 week 6 days ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's Gregory Polanco and Josh Harrison had three hits each and Vance Worley outdueled Ian Kennedy as the Pirates beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night.

The win moved the Pirates (62-53) a season-high nine games over .500.

Worley (5-1) struck a season-high seven in seven innings and gave up one run, five hits and a walk.

Kennedy (8-10) was pulled after six innings and allowed two runs — one earned...

August 8, 2014 - 10:07pm
1 week 6 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bartolo Colon pitched eight innings for his 200th career victory, Travis d'Arnaud homered and the New York Mets held on for a 5-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night.

Daniel Murphy recorded his fifth straight multihit game with two singles for the Mets, who have won 10 of their last 11 games in Philadelphia. New York has outscored Philadelphia 63-32 during those contests.

Marlon Byrd homered, Grady Sizemore...

August 8, 2014 - 10:05pm
1 week 5 days ago
All Times EDT
Saturday
BASEBALL

Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m.

Detroit at Toronto, 1:07 p.m.

St. Louis at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at Chicago Cubs, 4:05 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m.

San Diego at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m.

L.A. Dodgers at Milwaukee, 7:10...

August 8, 2014 - 10:05pm
1 week 6 days ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Washington4526.634
Evansville4227.6092
Southern Illinois4328.6062
Lake Erie3932.5496
Traverse City2843.39417
Florence
August 8, 2014 - 10:03pm
1 week 6 days ago

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August 8, 2014 - 9:59pm
1 week 6 days ago
East Division
WLPct.GB
Washington4526.634
Evansville4227.6092
Southern Illinois4328.6062
Lake Erie3932.5496
Florence2741.39716½
Traverse City...
August 8, 2014 - 9:58pm
1 week 6 days ago

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Suspended Michigan wide receiver Csont'e York is facing assault charges.

Online court records show York was charged Friday with one count of aggravated assault and two counts of assault or assault and battery. The charges are all misdemeanors and are related to a July 18 incident. The online records do not provide any additional details about the allegations. They also did not list an attorney for York.

Coach Brady Hoke...

August 8, 2014 - 9:58pm
1 week 6 days ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi gave his second straight shutdown performance, holding Cincinnati to five hits over eight shutout innings, and Giancarlo Stanton hit his NL-leading 28th homer on Friday night, powering the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory.

The Reds fell to 8-13 since the All-Star break, a slide that has them stranded in fourth place in the NL Central.

Eovaldi (6-6) got his first victory since June 23, ending a streak of three losses and...

August 8, 2014 - 9:57pm
1 week 6 days ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Portland (Red Sox)7445.622
Binghamton (Mets)7048.593
Trenton (Yankees)5961.49215½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)5762.47917
New Britain (Twins)5561....
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