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May 25, 2015 - 4:17pm
8 min 54 sec ago

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds lost their ninth straight game Monday as Nolan Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman that gave the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 victory.

This is the Reds' longest losing streak since they dropped 11 straight in June 1998 under manager Jack McKeon.

Arenado had a pair of singles and a solo homer off Reds starter Jason Marquis. He then...

May 25, 2015 - 4:15pm
8 min 54 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)2815.651
Binghamton (Mets)2420.545
Reading (Phillies)2320.5355
Trenton (Yankees)2321.523
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2221....
May 25, 2015 - 4:12pm
8 min 54 sec ago

WACO, Texas (AP) — Virginia's Ryan Shane won the NCAA men's singles title Monday, rallying past Wake Forest freshman Noah Rubin 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-1.

Shane recovered after losing the match's first five games. He was up 5-2 in the first set before play was suspended because of rain and lightning. The match was completed across the street at Baylor's indoor facility.

The hard-hitting Shane is the second Virginia player to win the title, following Somdev...

May 25, 2015 - 4:10pm
8 min 53 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)2815.651
Binghamton (Mets)2420.545
Reading (Phillies)2320.5355
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2221.5126
Trenton (Yankees)2221.512...
May 25, 2015 - 4:05pm
8 min 53 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Caleb Joseph and Steve Pearce hit two-run homers off Dallas Keuchel, and the Baltimore Orioles dealt the left-hander his first loss in a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros on Monday.

Keuchel (6-1) came in with a 1.67 ERA and had won three straight starts. He allowed just one home run in nine appearances this season before Joseph connected in the second inning and Pearce went deep in the seventh.

Keuchel allowed six hits, struck out...

May 25, 2015 - 3:58pm
8 min 53 sec ago

SURREY, England (AP) — Alexander Levy of France had rounds of 66-67 to earn one of 11 spots in the U.S. Open from the sectional qualifier Monday in England.

One day after Levy slipped out of the top 60 in the world ranking that would have made him exempt for the U.S. Open, the Frenchman made 14 birdies on the Old and New courses at Walton Heath to lead all qualifiers.

The U.S. Open is June 18-21 at Chambers Bay outside Seattle.

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May 25, 2015 - 3:51pm
8 min 53 sec ago

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — LeBron James says he won't allow his sore body to slow his drive toward another NBA Finals.

Beaten down by injuries and another grueling season, James has the Cavaliers one win from the Eastern Conference title. On Monday, a day after his 37 points, 18 rebounds and 13 assists lifted Cleveland to a Game 3 overtime victory against Atlanta, James was noticeably tired.

He wore a wrap on his right calf and the four-time league...

May 25, 2015 - 3:42pm
8 min 53 sec ago
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
New Britain (Rockies)2814.667
Binghamton (Mets)2420.5455
Reading (Phillies)2320.535
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2221.512
Trenton (Yankees)2221....
May 25, 2015 - 3:39pm
8 min 53 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say 176 people were arrested at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway over race weekend, mostly for alcohol-related infractions, marking a 17 percent drop from a year ago.

Indiana State Excise Police, the law enforcement division of the Alcohol and Tobacco Commission, issued 141 summonses for illegal possession or consumption of an alcoholic beverage from Friday to Sunday.

Other offenses included possession of false...

May 25, 2015 - 3:38pm
8 min 53 sec ago

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Denver won its first NCAA men's lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.

The victory gave head coach Bill Tierney his record seventh title. He won six with Princeton.

Zach Miller added a goal and two assists for Denver. The fourth-seeded Pioneers (17-2) beat top-seeded Notre Dame in overtime in the semifinals on Saturday.

Denver took a 4-1 lead in the...

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