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April 18, 2015 - 7:28am
24 min 54 sec ago

TOKYO (AP) — World champion Elizaveta Tuktamysheva of Russia was first in the women's free skate on Saturday but the United States held on to win the World Team Trophy.

Tuktamysheva landed a triple axel to finish with 134.21 points, comfortably ahead of compatriot Elena Radionova with 129.73. Japan's Satoko Miyahara was third with 129.12.

Ashley Wagner and Gracie Gold were fourth and fifth respectively as the U.S. finished with 110 points, one ahead...

April 18, 2015 - 6:55am
24 min 54 sec ago

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Caster Semenya reclaimed the South African 800-meter title Saturday and said she's injury-free and looking to qualify for the world championships.

The former 800 world title-holder and 2012 Olympic silver medalist won in 2 minutes, 5.05 seconds in Stellenbosch, near Cape Town, making her move on the last corner and pulling away from the field through the final 50 meters.

Semenya's winning time was just over four...

April 18, 2015 - 6:16am
24 min 54 sec ago

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat shot a 4-under 68 to take the lead after the third round at the inaugural Shenzhen International on Saturday, though he let a five-shot advantage slip to two strokes with a double bogey-bogey on this final two holes.

Kiradech had nine birdies in his round to sit at 12-under 204 overall.

Overnight leader Peter Uihlein birdied the par-5 17th hole that Kiradech double-bogeyed to gain three strokes...

April 18, 2015 - 4:02am
24 min 54 sec ago
BC-BBO--Baseball Expanded Glance,0123
Baseball Expanded Standings
All Times EDT
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE
East Division
WLPctGBWCGBL10StrHomeAway
Boston73.7007-3W-13-1...
April 18, 2015 - 3:01am
24 min 54 sec ago

FRIDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Detroit 2, Chicago White Sox 1

San Diego 5, Chicago Cubs 4

St. Louis 6, Cincinnati 1

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Clinton 3, Kane County 2

Beloit 9, Quad Cities 6

Cedar Rapids 5, Peoria 1

NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE

Nashville 6, Chicago 2

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April 18, 2015 - 2:43am
24 min 54 sec ago
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Manchester74491663107236169
x-Providence7440257289202181
x-Worcester7441
April 18, 2015 - 2:38am
24 min 54 sec ago
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Atlantic Division
GPWLOLSLPtsGFGA
Manchester74491663107236169
x-Providence7440257289202181
x-Worcester7441
April 18, 2015 - 1:48am
24 min 54 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw got his first victory despite giving up two home runs and Adrian Gonzalez hit a pair of RBI doubles as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Colorado Rockies 7-3 on Friday night.

Kershaw (1-1) allowed three runs — one earned — and six hits over six innings with 12 strikeouts. The reigning NL MVP is 21-2 with a 1.69 ERA in his last 24 regular-season starts.

Kershaw, who has won three consecutive Cy Young Awards, wasn't...

April 18, 2015 - 1:30am
24 min 54 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — Yovani Gallardo pitched six scoreless innings, Robinson Chirinos homered and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 Friday night.

Gallardo (2-1) got three double plays to help stop Mariners rallies, and walked two and struck out three. Neftali Feliz got the last three outs for his second save.

Prince Fielder put the Rangers ahead with an RBI double in the first, driving in Leonys Martin from first base. Chirinos made it 2-0 in...

April 18, 2015 - 1:25am
24 min 54 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched a four-hitter and had a career-high three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks sent the World Series champion San Francisco Giants to an eighth straight loss with a 9-0 win Friday night.

Jake Lamb hit a two-run triple in the third and Collmenter (1-2) added an RBI single as Arizona knocked Jake Peavy out of the game after only 3 2-3 innings. Paul Goldschmidt singled in a run for the Diamondbacks.

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