State & National News

August 1, 2014 - 11:07pm
4 min 33 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Portland (Red Sox)7143.623
Binghamton (Mets)6546.586
New Britain (Twins)5457.48615½
Trenton (Yankees)5559.48216
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)5459....
August 1, 2014 - 11:06pm
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)6349.563
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6351.5531
Rochester (Twins)6152.540
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5854.5185
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)5558
August 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
4 min 33 sec ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Trout and Josh Hamilton homered to help the Los Angeles Angels beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Friday night.

Trout hit his 25th homer of the season, a two-run shot off Jeremy Hellickson (0-1) during a three-run first that put the Angels up 3-0.

Los Angeles went ahead 4-1 on Hamilton's solo homer in the third. The slugger was hit by Jeff Beliveau's pitch in the seventh inning and later left with a bruised left middle...

August 1, 2014 - 10:59pm
4 min 32 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.

George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the fourth quarter and his leg smashed against the bottom of the backboard stanchion.

After roughly 10 minutes of stoppage, George was taken out of the arena on a stretcher. Coach Mike Krzyzewski then announced to the...

August 1, 2014 - 10:57pm
4 min 32 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Indiana Pacers All-Star Paul George suffered a gruesome right leg injury late in the U.S. national team's intrasquad scrimmage Friday night.

George leaped to contest a fast-break layup by James Harden with 9:33 left in the fourth quarter and his leg smashed against the bottom of the backboard stanchion.

After roughly 10 minutes of stoppage, George was taken out of the arena on a stretcher. Coach Mike Krzyzewski then announced to the...

August 1, 2014 - 10:53pm
4 min 32 sec ago

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August 1, 2014 - 10:49pm
4 min 32 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — David Murphy was 4 for 4 with two RBIs against his former team, Danny Salazar allowed an unearned run in six innings, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Texas Rangers 12-2 on Friday night.

Murphy, who played for Texas from 2007-13 before signing a two-year contract with the Indians in November, had a two-run double in the fifth when Cleveland scored six times. He doubled in the second and added singles in the fourth and sixth.

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August 1, 2014 - 10:49pm
4 min 32 sec ago

KENT, Wash. (AP) — John Force topped Funny Car qualifying Friday after the first two sessions in the NHRA Northwest Nationals.

The 65-year-old Force had a run of 4.085 seconds at 308.07 mph in his Ford Mustang. A two-time winner this season, he has a record seven victories at Pacific Raceways.

"(Crew chief) Jimmy Prock's been real consistent with this Ford," Force said. "It's running real good. Temperatures started dropping real fast and Jimmy...

August 1, 2014 - 10:36pm
14 min 32 sec ago

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August 1, 2014 - 10:34pm
14 min 32 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brian Brown scored on a header two minutes after entering the game to help the Philadelphia Union tie Kansas City 1-1 on Friday night, ending Sporting's winning streak at four-games.

Brown scored off Raymon Gaddis' cross in the 71st minute for Philadelphia (5-8-9).

Graham Zusi scored for Kansas City (11-5-6) in the 54th minute. Toni intercepted a failed clearance, fed the ball into the box and Zusi slotted it home. Zusi...

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