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July 13, 2014 - 2:57am
2 hours 22 min ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Erick Torres scored the tiebreaking goal in the 81st minute to lead Chivas USA past the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 Saturday night.

Agustin Pelletieri and Leandro Barrera also scored for Chivas (6-7-5), which has won four straight.

Carlyle Mitchell had the only goal for Vancouver (6-4-7), whichplayed a man down after defender Jordan Harvey was shown a red card for a two-footed challenge in the 69th minute....

July 13, 2014 - 1:18am
2 hours 22 min ago
All Times EDT
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
West Division
WLTPctPFPA
z-Arizona1420.8751035794
Los Angeles3130.188598885
San Antonio1150.063671952
Pacific...
July 13, 2014 - 1:13am
2 hours 22 min ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Hisashi Iwakuma pitched a career-high 8 2-3 innings, and Kyle Seager and Robinson Cano homered to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 6-2 win over the Oakland Athletics on Saturday night.

Iwakuma fanned five of the first six batters he retired en route to eight strikeouts overall. The right-hander allowed five hits and faced the minimum in all but three innings. In his last three starts, Iwakuma is 3-0 with a 0.42 ERA (3 earned runs in 21 2-3 innings), 25...

July 13, 2014 - 1:13am
2 hours 22 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A.J. Ellis hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, lifting the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 1-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

Adrian Gonzalez greeted Kevin Quackenbush (1-2) with a leadoff double before Matt Kemp struck out and Andre Ethier was intentionally walked. Juan Uribe then worked out a seven-pitch walk that included two checked swings that were upheld on appeal by first base umpire Jim Wolf. Padres manager Bud...

July 13, 2014 - 1:05am
2 hours 22 min ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Marcelo Sarvas sent in a cross that Landon Donovan let it go past him for an oncoming Zardes. He controlled the ball with his left foot, then sent in a right-footed shot that hit off the left post and angled back behind the right goal line in the 20th minute.

It was Zardes' fourth goal in his last seven Major League Soccer...

July 13, 2014 - 12:55am
2 hours 22 min ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Canelo Alvarez chased Erislandy Lara far too long Saturday night to pay much attention afterward to Lara's complaint that he won their fight.

"You don't win by running, you win by hitting," Alvarez said. "You don't win a fight like that."

Lara thought he had done just that, but when the decision came down it was Alvarez whose hand was held aloft. He escaped with a split decision win for his second straight victory since losing last...

July 13, 2014 - 12:43am
4 hours 32 min ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance ...
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C.954312619
Sporting Kansas City8552925
July 13, 2014 - 12:43am
4 hours 32 min ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C.954312619
Sporting Kansas City855292516
Toronto FC753242320
New England78223...
July 13, 2014 - 12:32am
4 hours 42 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers have signed draft pick C.J. Wilcox to a rookie contract.

The 28th overall pick out of Washington, Wilcox averaged 18.3 points as a senior with the Huskies. He led the Pac-12 in 3-pointers per game at 2.8.

Wilcox finished his college career with a school-record 301 3-pointers.

The deal for Wilcox was announced on Saturday.

July 13, 2014 - 12:22am
4 hours 42 min ago

Paul Pierce is on the move for the second straight summer, this time from Brooklyn to the Washington Wizards.

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Pierce has agreed to a two-year contract with the Wizards. The deal is for the mid-level exception, which is about $5.3 million for next season, and includes a player option in the second year of the contract. The person requested anonymity because the Wizards have not officially announced the...

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