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July 23, 2014 - 3:00am
13 min 42 sec ago
WEDNESDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 1:10 p.m.

Tampa Bay at St. Louis, 6:15 p.m.

San Diego at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Quad Cities at Dayton, 6 p.m.

South Bend at Kane County, 6:30 p.m.

Lansing at Peoria, 6:30 p.m.

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER...

July 23, 2014 - 2:55am
13 min 42 sec ago

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide

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BRAZIL TURNS BACK TO DUNGA AFTER WORLD CUP DRUBBING

Brazil has reappointed Dunga as coach of the national team on heels of humiliating exit from World Cup.

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/dunga-hired-again-brazil-soccer-coach

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PYEONGCHANG 2018 OLYMPICS COMMITTEE UNDER INVESTIGATION...

July 23, 2014 - 2:28am
13 min 42 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — L.J. Hoes homered with one out in the top of the 12th, and the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 3-2 on Tuesday night for their first win in four tries at the Coliseum this year.

The Astros also earned their first three-game winning streak against the A's in franchise history.

Hoes connected off Fernando Abad (2-4). The baseball-leading A's (61-38) missed several chances to move a season-high 25 games over .500....

July 23, 2014 - 2:19am
33 min 44 sec ago
BC-BBA--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING_Altuve, Houston, .338; Cano, Seattle, .331; Beltre, Texas, .325; Brantley, Cleveland, .324; VMartinez, Detroit, .322; Chisenhall, Cleveland, .320; MiCabrera, Detroit, .313.

RUNS_Dozier, Minnesota, 72; Trout, Los Angeles, 70; Brantley, Cleveland...

July 23, 2014 - 2:18am
33 min 44 sec ago

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July 23, 2014 - 1:35am
53 min 44 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright felt he owed the St. Louis fans an apology after Tuesday night's 7-2 loss to Tampa Bay.

The Cardinals' right-hander, fresh off a start for the National League in the All-Star game, completely fell apart in the fifth inning, allowing five runs on two hits as the Rays broke a 1-1 tie.

"Tonight was unacceptable," he said. "I'll be better next time."

Wainwright walked three, including opposing pitcher...

July 23, 2014 - 1:26am
1 hour 3 min ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.

Gonzalez (5-5) allowed two runs and three hits in 7 2-3 innings, including a two-run homer in the eighth by All-Star game MVP Mike Trout after a walk to No. 9 hitter Hank Conger. The Angels' other hits against the right-hander were...

July 23, 2014 - 1:16am
1 hour 3 min ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Jacob deGrom allowed five hits and a run in seven impressive innings, Lucas Duda hit a mammoth home run and the New York Mets beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Tuesday night.

DeGrom (4-5) walked one and struck out seven to improve to 4-1 with a 1.59 ERA over his last six starts.

Travis d'Arnaud drove in a run with a gift triple off Erasmo Ramirez (1-5), who was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma for the start, and scored on Ruben Tejada's soft...

July 23, 2014 - 1:07am
1 hour 43 min ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a bases-clearing double to break a 14th-inning stalemate and Tim Lincecum earned his first career save as the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-6 on Tuesday night.

Crawford snapped a 2-for-22 skid with his two-out hit off the wall in left-center field and finished with four RBIs. Buster Posey, who doubled and scored in the 14th, sent the game into extras with a solo homer in the ninth off Jonathan Papelbon, who...

July 23, 2014 - 1:05am
33 min 44 sec ago
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Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
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