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August 20, 2014 - 10:32pm
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August 20, 2014 - 10:31pm
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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays are contesting Creighton University's use of a new logo, saying the depiction of the school's "Bluejay" too closely resembles the logo of the major league baseball team.

The Blue Jays filed a notice of opposition this month with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, opposing the university's application for a trademark.

Creighton's new logo debuted in September 2013, coinciding with the school's move from the...

August 20, 2014 - 10:27pm
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)7555.577
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7359.5533
Buffalo (Blue Jays)6961.5316
Rochester (Twins)7062.5306
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6467
August 20, 2014 - 10:25pm
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8050.615
Binghamton (Mets)7852.6002
New Britain (Twins)6564.50414½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6366.48816½
Trenton (Yankees)6070....
August 20, 2014 - 10:24pm
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BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Rain washed out NASCAR's Truck Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday night.

The race has been rescheduled for Thursday morning at 10 a.m.

Defending race champion Kyle Busch is set to start up front after winning his fourth pole of the season earlier in the day at 124.662 mph. Cole Custer, a 16-year-old rookie driver, qualified second 15.414 (124.484).

August 20, 2014 - 10:20pm
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North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)7555.577
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7359.5533
Buffalo (Blue Jays)6961.5316
Rochester (Twins)7062.5306
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6467
August 20, 2014 - 10:14pm
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SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Dallan Cave and Brennan Holligan hit two-run homers, lefty reliever Austin Kryszczuk got out of two big jams, and Las Vegas beat Philadelphia and star pitcher Mo'ne Davis 8-1 in the Little League World Series on Wednesday night.

That puts Las Vegas in Saturday's U.S. title game and sends Philadelphia into an elimination game on Thursday night against Chicago's Jackie Robinson team. The Great Lakes champion beat Pearland, Texas 6-1 on...

August 20, 2014 - 10:12pm
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4831.608
Washington4932.605
Lake Erie4933.598½
Southern Illinois4933.598½
Florence3645.44413
Traverse City
August 20, 2014 - 10:09pm
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Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
z-Portland (Red Sox)8050.615
Binghamton (Mets)7852.6002
New Britain (Twins)6464.50015
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6366.48816½
Trenton (Yankees)6070....
August 20, 2014 - 10:06pm
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Justin Upton dropped a routine fly ball to left-centerfield in the ninth inning which set the stage for Gaby Sanchez's game-winning sacrifice fly that capped a late-inning comeback as the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Wednesday night.

David Carpenter (4-4) took the loss after allowing an unearned run to cross. Jordy Mercer led off with a single and Starling Marte's fly ball to left-center advanced him to third, where Mercer...

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