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July 7, 2015 - 6:42am
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LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):


1:10 p.m.

Novak Djokovic stepped out onto Court 1 on Tuesday to resume his match with the sun shining overhead. A few moments later, a large cloud rolled in and the spectators quickly reached for their umbrellas.

Djokovic and Kevin Anderson soon grabbed their bags and walked back off court.

Djokovic and Anderson split the...

July 7, 2015 - 3:45am
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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, his movie co-stars, the director and producer are expected to attend an invitation-only screening in Akron for the comedy "Trainwreck."

The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports the screening is set for 7 p.m. Friday at an Akron movie theater complex.

James shot his scenes last summer for the film starring Amy Schumer and Bill Hader and directed by Judd Apatow. The movie...

July 7, 2015 - 3:20am
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Forget the prime-time interviews or the formal, choreographed news conferences. President Barack Obama is taking to Twitter to muse about sports, pop culture, even Supreme Court rulings — at all hours of the day.

The White House has used Twitter to promote the president's views for years, but mostly in a highly scripted manner, with tweets composed by press aides and released at strategic times. Only occasionally would Obama post to Twitter himself....

July 7, 2015 - 3:06am
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Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 2

St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 0


Peoria 7, Burlington 2

Clinton at Quad Cities, ppd., rain

Wisconsin 5, Kane County 4, 11 innings


Toronto at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m.

St. Louis...

July 7, 2015 - 2:29am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jimmy Rollins hit a go-ahead single in the seventh inning against his former team, rallying the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers past the last-place Philadelphia Phillies 10-7 Monday night.

With one out, Jeanmar Gomez gave up consecutive singles to Yasiel Puig and Andre Ethier, who moved up on pinch-hitter Alberto Callaspo's groundout to the pitcher. Rollins followed with a two-run single to left-center, and Cody Asche's throw home pulled catcher...

July 7, 2015 - 2:29am
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By The Associated Press

BATTING_Goldschmidt, Arizona, .348; Harper, Washington, .344; DGordon, Miami, .339; Tulowitzki, Colorado, .321; Aoki, San Francisco, .317; YEscobar, Washington, .315; GParra, Milwaukee, .311.

RUNS_Goldschmidt, Arizona, 58; Harper, Washington, 58;...

July 7, 2015 - 2:28am
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By The Associated Press

BATTING_MiCabrera, Detroit, .350; Fielder, Texas, .347; Kipnis, Cleveland, .340; JIglesias, Detroit, .323; Pedroia, Boston, .306; LCain, Kansas City, .305; Paredes, Baltimore, .305.

RUNS_Donaldson, Toronto, 63; Dozier, Minnesota, 63; Gardner, New York...

July 7, 2015 - 1:36am
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SEATTLE (AP) — Nick Castellanos hit a home run and drove in four runs to lead a 19-hit outburst from the Detroit Tigers in a 12-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday.

Castellanos had a season-high four hits and matched a season best with four RBIs. Victor Martinez added four hits, while J.D. Martinez had three hits and two RBIs.

Mayckol Guaipe (0-1) took the loss after allowing three runs on two hits and a walk without getting an out in relief....

July 7, 2015 - 1:20am
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — A woman sitting several rows behind the Milwaukee Brewers' dugout has been injured when she was hit by a line drive off the bat of Atlanta's Eury Perez.

The game between the Braves and Brewers was delayed for about nine minutes in the top of the ninth inning Monday night as medical personnel attended to the fan.

She was helped to her feet before medics placed the woman on a stretcher and carried her up a flight of stairs to the...

July 7, 2015 - 12:57am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jonathon Niese pitched eight sharp innings for his first win in nearly two months, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 3-0 Monday night to hand the World Series champions their seventh straight defeat.

Johnny Monell snapped a scoreless tie with a two-run double in the ninth against his former team. Michael Cuddyer had two hits, including a single that started the winning rally, to help the Mets improve to 3-1 on a six-game West Coast...

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