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July 23, 2014 - 11:50pm
7 min 17 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Medica hit a go-ahead RBI double in the fifth inning, Ian Kennedy pitched six strong innings, and the San Diego Padres beat the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday night.

On a cool, unseasonably summer night in Chicago, Kennedy (8-9) won his third straight decision. He allowed three runs, three hits, while striking out six and pitching around a season-high five walks. He worked out of a bases loaded jam in the fifth inning.

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July 23, 2014 - 11:45pm
7 min 17 sec ago

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July 23, 2014 - 11:31pm
7 min 16 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier will fight champion Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title at UFC 178, replacing injured Alexander Gustafsson.

The UFC announced the new matchup Wednesday night for Jones, the promotion's pound-for-pound star.

UFC 178 is Sept. 27 at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas.

Cormier (15-0) is a former U.S. Olympic wrestler who excelled as a heavyweight before moving down to 205 pounds this year. He was...

July 23, 2014 - 11:28pm
7 min 16 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Hunter Pence drove in all of San Francisco's runs with a double in the ninth and Madison Bumgarner pitched eight scoreless innings to lead the Giants to a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday night.

Bumgarner (12-7) gave up five hits while striking out six and walking none in a pitchers' duel with A.J. Burnett.

It was the sixth win in seven games for first-place San Francisco, which moved two games ahead of the...

July 23, 2014 - 11:27pm
7 min 16 sec ago
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July 23, 2014 - 11:22pm
7 min 16 sec ago
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July 23, 2014 - 11:17pm
17 min 16 sec ago
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July 23, 2014 - 11:16pm
17 min 16 sec ago
East Division
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July 23, 2014 - 10:48pm
7 min 16 sec ago

ROSSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Mudsummer Classic on Wednesday night on the dirt at Eldora Speedway for his second Camping World Truck Series victory of the year.

Wallace took the lead from Kyle Larson on the final restart on the half-mile oval and held on for his third career series victory. He gave Kyle Busch Motorsports its eighth victory in the first 10 races of the season. In addition to Wallace, Busch has won in all five of his starts and Erik...

July 23, 2014 - 10:46pm
27 min 14 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking homer off All-Star ace Yu Darvish, and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 Wednesday night in a rain-shortened game called in the fifth inning under bizarre circumstances.

David Phelps (5-4) pitched out of a jam just before the storm, and Francisco Cervelli doubled twice to help the Yankees win for the fifth time in six games on a 10-game homestand following the All-Star break.

New York has...

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