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April 28, 2015 - 11:29am
5 min 38 sec ago
BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance,0123
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway
New York128.6008-2W-25-...
April 28, 2015 - 11:17am
5 min 38 sec ago
Thursday's Games

No games scheduled

April 28, 2015 - 11:00am
5 min 38 sec ago

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — David Ragan will move to Michael Waltrip Racing next week and finish the season as the replacement driver for Brian Vickers.

Ragan has been filling in at Joe Gibbs Racing for Kyle Busch since the second week of the season. Busch is expected to return soon, and JGR has wanted to give 18-year-old development driver Erik Jones some seat time in a Sprint Cup car.

That frees up Ragan, who will take over the No. 55 Toyota at Kansas...

April 28, 2015 - 10:42am
5 min 38 sec ago

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit by a Connecticut father who said a baseball Little League demoted his 9-year-old son to a lower-level team because of the father's plans to build affordable housing next to a former league official's home.

U.S. District Judge Victor Bolden in Bridgeport threw out the lawsuit Monday. He says Christopher Stefanoni didn't prove any allegations in the lawsuit he filed against the Darien Little League and its...

April 28, 2015 - 10:32am
5 min 38 sec ago

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Former Oklahoma wide receiver Trey Metoyer has been sentenced to eight years of probation following accusations he exposed himself to women.

Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn's office says Metoyer was convicted of indecent exposure after entering a blind plea, meaning he didn't strike a deal with prosecutors. The state had requested a prison sentence of at least three years for Metoyer but a judge gave him probation instead....

April 28, 2015 - 10:02am
5 min 38 sec ago
All Times EDT
BASEBALL

Kansas City at Cleveland, 6:10 p.m.

Toronto at Boston, 6:10 p.m.

Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m.

Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m.

Milwaukee at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m.

N.Y. Mets at Miami, 7:10 p.m.

Washington at Atlanta, 7:10 p.m.

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April 28, 2015 - 10:01am
5 min 38 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New England42214107
D.C. United4121486
New York30312105
Columbus3221112...
April 28, 2015 - 10:01am
5 min 38 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New England42214107
D.C. United4121486...
April 28, 2015 - 9:44am
5 min 38 sec ago

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian government will bring in tough restrictions on the number of foreign players in the country's top soccer league in order to develop home-grown players for the 2018 World Cup.

In comments reported by Russian agency R-Sport, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko says he will "cut back on foreign players in a very tough way."

His comments come after a bill allowing the sports ministry to limit foreign players in team sports passed the...

April 28, 2015 - 9:12am
5 min 38 sec ago

MOSCOW (AP) — Former New Jersey Devils player Ilya Kovalchuk says he will captain the Russian national team at this year's hockey world championship.

Kovalchuk, who left the NHL for SKA St. Petersburg in 2013, tells Russian media that coach Oleg Znarok gave him the captain's role on Tuesday, a day before the Russian team departs for the tournament in the Czech Republic.

Kovalchuk has captained the Russian team before, but was overlooked in favor of...

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