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July 29, 2015 - 11:05pm
1 day 8 hours ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Blaise Matuidi and Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored to help Paris Saint-Germain beat Manchester United 2-0 on Wednesday night at Soldier Field in the International Champions Cup.

The victory, before 61,351 spectators, moved Paris into a tie with the New York Red Bulls for the title in the summer series with 10 points each. PSG dropped its previous match to Chelsea on penalty kicks.

Manchester United dropped to 3-1.

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July 29, 2015 - 11:03pm
1 day 9 hours ago

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Thursday:

MILLER VS. PHILLIES: Braves starter Shelby Miller is 2-0 with a 0.84 ERA in three games vs. the Phillies this year and will pitch the opener of a four-game series in Philadelphia. He faces Aaron Harang (4-11, 4.08 ERA), who is 0-8 with a 6.15 ERA in nine starts since May 14.

MIAMI FAREWELL? Dan Haren (7-6, 3.51) starts against Washington in what could be his final appearance for the...

July 29, 2015 - 10:56pm
1 day 9 hours ago
East Division
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Evansville4219.689
Southern Illinois4022.645
Traverse City3624.600
Florence2932.47513
Frontier2832.46713½
Lake Erie...
July 29, 2015 - 10:47pm
1 day 9 hours ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jay Bruce homered in the second to back Anthony DeSclafani's seven innings of three-hit ball, and the Cincinnati Reds shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for the second straight night, 1-0 on Wednesday.

The Reds ended a nine-series losing streak in St. Louis and have won consecutive games at Busch Stadium for the first time since July 6 and Sept. 2, 2011. It was the first time Cincinnati won consecutive games in the same series since June 2006....

July 29, 2015 - 10:34pm
1 day 9 hours ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4219.689
Southern Illinois4021.6562
Traverse City3624.600
Florence2932.47513
Frontier2732.45814
Lake Erie
July 29, 2015 - 10:30pm
1 day 9 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Upton homered and drove in three runs and Yonder Alonso also connected as the San Diego Padres beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Wednesday night despite three long balls from Lucas Duda.

Duda hit the first of his home runs leading off the second to end Tyson Ross' streak of starts without allowing one at 16, a Padres record. Ross (7-8) hadn't given up a homer since April 28, a span of 100 innings.

As rumors spread throughout Citi...

July 29, 2015 - 10:29pm
1 day 9 hours ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville4219.689
Southern Illinois4021.6562
Traverse City3524.5936
Florence2932.47513
Frontier2732.45814
Lake Erie
July 29, 2015 - 10:26pm
1 day 9 hours ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Goalkeeper Jaime Penedo says he is leaving the LA Galaxy after nearly two years with the defending MLS champions.

Penedo announced his departure on social media Wednesday, saying he made the decision "because of principles."

The Galaxy's official website reports the Panamanian goalie has been waived.

Penedo was a standout for last season's championship team, yielding just three goals in five playoff games....

July 29, 2015 - 10:25pm
1 day 9 hours ago

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Kayla McBride scored 25 points and Danielle Robinson had 10 points and 12 assists to lead the San Antonio Stars to a 102-85 win over the Atlanta Dream on Wednesday night.

Jayne Appel added 10 of her career-high 15 points in the third quarter for the Stars (6-12), who scored the first 12 points of the second half to break the game open. Valeriane Ayayi of France had 10 in her debut.

McBride had 21 points in the first half when San...

July 29, 2015 - 10:22pm
1 day 9 hours ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Maya Moore scored 27 points and Lindsay Whalen had 24 to help the Minnesota Lynx hold off the Los Angeles Sparks 82-76 on Wednesday night, spoiling the season debut of two-time MVP Candace Parker.

Moore and Whalen scored Minnesota's final 12 points, including a 6-0 run after Los Angeles had pulled within 76-73 with 2:31 left.

Minnesota (13-4) avoided losing back-to-back home games for the first time since 2013, while Los Angeles (3...

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