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August 23, 2016 - 11:17pm
2 min 58 sec ago

TOKYO (AP) — The Olympic flag has arrived in Tokyo, host of the next Summer Games.

Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike held the flag aloft as she got off an All Nippon Airways plane and walked down a stairway to the tarmac at Tokyo's Haneda airport Wednesday.

Koike received the flag at Sunday's closing ceremonies of the Rio Games from Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes and International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach.

Preparations are underway...

August 23, 2016 - 11:14pm
2 min 58 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women's gymnastics team has flipped over Broadway's "Hamilton," in a night that had athletic gold meeting theatrical gold.

The team made up of Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Madison Kocian and Laurie Hernandez attended the Tony Award-winning smash musical on Tuesday night.

The gymnasts sat together in Row G to take in Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop-flavored biography about the first U.S. treasury secretary, and then...

August 23, 2016 - 11:05pm
2 min 58 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cameron Maybin drove in three runs, including a go-ahead two-run single in the sixth inning, to spark the Detroit Tigers over the Minnesota Twins 8-3 on Tuesday night.

Anibal Sanchez (7-12) pitched seven innings to win a start on the road for the first time since the first week of the season, and the Tigers broke the game open in the seventh with soaring home runs by Erick Aybar and Victor Martinez.

Brian Dozier gave Minnesota the...

August 23, 2016 - 11:02pm
2 min 58 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8149.623
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)7753.5924
Rochester (Twins)7358.557
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6762.519...
August 23, 2016 - 11:00pm
2 min 58 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles ace Chris Tillman appears headed to the 15-day disabled list with a sore right shoulder.

After having his last start pushed back three days, Tillman gave up six runs in two innings against Houston on Saturday.

He and manager Buck Showalter insisted the right-hander's shoulder wasn't an issue, but now there's no question about it.

After Tuesday's game against Washington, Showalter said: "I think he's going...

August 23, 2016 - 10:52pm
2 min 58 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Abreu homered for a third straight game, Carlos Rodon threw 6 2/3 scoreless innings and the Chicago White Sox beat the slumping Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Tuesday night.

Abreu hit a two-run home run and Justin Morneau followed with a solo shot in the fifth off Jake Thompson (1-3), who gave up seven runs and eight hits in five innings.

Rodon (4-8) allowed three hits and has a 1.46 ERA in his past four starts after missing most of...

August 23, 2016 - 10:37pm
2 min 58 sec ago

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Zach McWilliams allowed four hits and one earned run over 4 1/3 innings, Tyler Jones hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and Goodlettsville, Tennessee beat Chula Vista, California 4-2 on Tuesday night in an elimination game of the Little League World Series.

Tennessee catcher Tanner Jones made a heads-up play at the plate for the third out of the sixth to force extra innings.

On the second pitch of the seventh...

August 23, 2016 - 10:36pm
2 min 58 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8149.623
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)7753.5924
Rochester (Twins)7358.557
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6762.519...
August 23, 2016 - 10:32pm
2 min 58 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8149.623
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)7753.5924
Rochester (Twins)7358.557
Pawtucket (Red Sox)6762.519...
August 23, 2016 - 10:32pm
2 min 58 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4439.530
Washington4042.488
Lake Erie3944.4705
Traverse City3745.451
Schaumburg3747...
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