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May 24, 2015 - 2:25am
11 min 5 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_DGordon, Miami, .379; AGonzalez, Los Angeles, .347; LeMahieu, Colorado, .331; Goldschmidt, Arizona, .327; Harper, Washington, .326; MCarpenter, St. Louis, .323; YEscobar, Washington, .322; Rizzo, Chicago, .322.

RUNS_Harper, Washington, 38;...

May 24, 2015 - 1:36am
11 min 5 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night.

Rizzo doubled in three runs in the Cubs' four-run fifth inning, then broke a 6-6 tie with a three-run homer into the Chase Field swimming pool area off Enrique Burgos (0-2) in the ninth.

Jason Motte (2-1) pitched two-thirds of an inning to get the win. Pedro Strop pitched...

May 24, 2015 - 1:25am
11 min 5 sec ago
All Times EDT
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
West Division
WLTPctPFPA
Arizona620.750436368
Las Vegas350.375375420
Los Angeles080.000300466
Pacific Division...
May 24, 2015 - 1:03am
11 min 5 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.

Boston.com reports (http://bit.ly/1FHE96e ) that Patricia M. Shong, of Auburn, Massachusetts, died on Monday surrounded by family. Her obituary says the 72-year-old enjoyed scrapbooking, weekly card night and spending time with her family. "She would also like us to set the record straight for her," it reads. "Brady is innocent!!"...

May 24, 2015 - 12:40am
11 min 4 sec ago

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Daniel Cormier beat Anthony "Rumble" Johnson with a rear naked choke in the third round, winning the vacant light heavyweight title at UFC 187 on Saturday night.

Cormier (16-1) dominated Johnson on the ground in the final two rounds to win the title stripped from Jon Jones, who was suspended indefinitely by the UFC last month after his arrest when police said he left the scene of a car accident. Cormier lost a decision to Jones at UFC 182 in January....

May 24, 2015 - 12:36am
11 min 4 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

Bolsinger (3-0), who got a double play in the first to erase the Padres' only baserunner, struck out eight and walked none through eight innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in three attempts since...

May 24, 2015 - 12:27am
11 min 5 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United624221410
New England5352018...
May 24, 2015 - 12:27am
11 min 4 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United624221410
New England535201816
New York41517149
Columbus4431517...
May 24, 2015 - 12:24am
11 min 4 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Tim Melia needed to make just one save, but it came late in the game as Sporting Kansas City played to a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night.

Sporting Kansas City scratched second-leading scorer Dom Dwyer just moments before the game because of a neck injury. Dwyer had four goals while starting and playing in all but 19 minutes of Kansas City's first 11 games.

Melia picked up his second shutout in just his fourth game...

May 24, 2015 - 12:22am
41 min 9 sec ago

SANDY, Utah (AP) — John Stertzer and Alvaro Saborio scored and Real Salt Lake beat New York City 2-0 on Saturday night to extend the expansion team's winless streak to 10 games.

Real Salt Lake (4-3-5) spoiled the homecoming of NYC coach Jason Kreis, who led RSL from 2007-13. New York City (1-7-4) has lost five of its last six games.

Stertzer scored his first MLS goal in the 25th minute after Devon Sandoval's glancing header was misplayed by the...

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