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August 21, 2014 - 10:54pm
1 week 4 days ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Vancouver Whitecaps traded Nigel Reo-Coker to Chivas USA for fellow midfielder Mauro Rosales on Thursday.

Reo-Coker, a former English Premier league star in his second year with Vancouver, had a goal and two assists in 12 games this season. After beginning the season as a starter, the 30-year-old played sparingly after he was sidelined with a concussion suffered when he reportedly walked into a bicycle rack.

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August 21, 2014 - 10:49pm
1 week 4 days ago
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8150.618
z-Binghamton (Mets)7852.600
New Britain (Twins)6565.50015½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6367.48517½
Trenton (Yankees)6170
August 21, 2014 - 10:44pm
1 week 4 days ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This was more like last year's Eagles.

Nick Foles threw one touchdown pass and led Philadelphia's starting offense to three first-half scores in a 31-21 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night.

"I feel we're improving every week," Foles said. "We have to keep moving forward."

Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount both played one day after they were arrested for marijuana...

August 21, 2014 - 10:33pm
1 week 3 days ago

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) — Michael Phelps is back on top of the podium.

The 29-year-old American, swimming in his first international meet since coming out of retirement, helped the United States win the 4x200-meter relay Friday at the Pan Pacific championships.

"Being able to get back on the podium — it feels amazing," Phelps said. "It's a good first day. Good first international meet back. There's no better way to finish this, lovely, rainy night...

August 21, 2014 - 10:31pm
1 week 4 days ago

BOSTON (AP) — Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker.

Shoemaker threw 6 2-3 inning of no-hit ball and the Angels held on for a 2-0 victory against the Boston Red Sox on Thursday night, completing a four-game sweep and taking a two-game lead in the AL West.

"I didn't even really know or think about it until about the fifth or sixth," Shoemaker said. "It was...

August 21, 2014 - 10:28pm
1 week 4 days ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — Justin Upton extended his hitting streak to 12 games with a bases-loaded single during Atlanta's decisive third inning, and the Braves extended their offensive resurgence with an 8-0 victory over the fading Cincinnati Reds on Thursday night.

Atlanta put it away early, sending 11 batters to the plate in the third for five runs. Jason Heyward got it started with a single off David Holmberg (0-1) and drew a bases-loaded walk that finished the rally. Upton...

August 21, 2014 - 10:24pm
1 week 4 days ago

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August 21, 2014 - 10:19pm
1 week 3 days ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City.

"Keep cheering," Butler said Thursday night after the biggest victory of his baseball career. "We hear you. It's working. Make it louder."

Joshua Houston hit a clutch two-run single, reliever Cameron Bufford pitched a tense scoreless sixth inning, and Jackie Robinson West Little League held off gritty Philadelphia 6-5 in a matchup of inner-city teams at the...

August 21, 2014 - 10:16pm
1 week 4 days ago
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)7555.577
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7459.556
Buffalo (Blue Jays)7061.534
Rochester (Twins)7062.5306
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6468
August 21, 2014 - 10:14pm
1 week 4 days ago
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8150.618
Binghamton (Mets)7852.600
New Britain (Twins)6565.50015½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6367.48517½
Trenton (Yankees)6170
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