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July 30, 2014 - 3:57am
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — One of the Milwaukee Brewers' top prospects is balancing an All-Star season while worrying for his seriously ill son.

Class-A pitcher Jorge Lopez's son, Mikael, is waiting for an intestinal transplant. The 13 month-old boy who has been sick since birth was recently diagnosed with an unknown autoimmune disease.

Mikael has seen doctors in hospitals in Lopez's native Puerto Rico as well as in Miami. He's now living in Miami, about three...

July 30, 2014 - 3:18am
1 min 40 sec ago

TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo governor Yoichi Masuzoe has defended his call for a review of the venue plan for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, even if it threatens the proposal of having almost all the facilities close to the Athlete's Village.

Tokyo won the right to host the 2020 Olympics with a promise to deliver a compact games with 28 of the proposed 33 competition venues within 5 miles (8 kilometers) of the village.

Masuzoe said the relocation of some venues...

July 30, 2014 - 2:59am
1 min 40 sec ago

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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ECCLESTONE SEEKS DEAL TO END BRIBERY TRIAL

Bernie Ecclestone's lawyers are in talks with prosecutors about a deal that could end the bribery trial of Formula One's chief powerbroker.

http://m.apnews.com/ap/db_268756/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=GCLMBm11

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PROPOSED SETTLEMENT OVER...

July 30, 2014 - 2:50am
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CHICAGO (AP) — Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

John Baker scored the winning run in the bottom of the 16th inning after pitching a scoreless top half, and the Cubs overcame a three-run deficit to beat Colorado 4-3 on Tuesday night.

Baker scored on Starlin Castro's fly to end a game that lasted 6 hours, 27 minutes, a...

July 30, 2014 - 2:41am
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BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_Tulowitzki, Colorado, .340; Puig, Los Angeles, .317; MaAdams, St. Louis, .316; Morneau, Colorado, .312; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, .309; McGehee, Miami, .307; Lucroy, Milwaukee, .306.

RUNS_Rendon, Washington, 74; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 73; Pence,...

July 30, 2014 - 2:41am
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July 30, 2014 - 2:01am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a pair of two-run homers, Yasiel Puig had four hits with two runs scored and the first-place Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 8-4 Tuesday night for their fourth straight win.

The Dodgers trailed twice in their first meeting with the Braves since eliminating them in a National League division series last season.

Puig came up a home run short of hitting for the cycle, lifting his team-leading average to .317...

July 30, 2014 - 2:01am
31 min 48 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_Tulowitzki, Colorado, .340; Puig, Los Angeles, .317; MaAdams, St. Louis, .316; Morneau, Colorado, .312; AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, .309; McGehee, Miami, .307; Lucroy, Milwaukee, .306.

RUNS_Rendon, Washington, 74; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 73; Pence,...

July 30, 2014 - 2:01am
31 min 48 sec ago

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July 30, 2014 - 1:52am
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