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July 26, 2016 - 1:37am
10 min 23 sec ago

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A University of Oklahoma student is suing the school's running back over a 2014 incident in which the player was charged with punching her in the face.

Amelia Molitor filed a complaint Friday in U.S. District Court against Joe Mixon, alleging negligence, willful and wanton misconduct, and intentional infliction of emotional distress in the confrontation at a restaurant in Norman. The suit seeks unspecified damages.

Mixon accepted...

July 26, 2016 - 1:33am
10 min 23 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jay Bruce hit a pair of two-run homers to help Anthony DeSclafani remain unbeaten, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the San Francisco Giants 7-5 on Monday night.

Eugenio Suarez also homered and Joey Votto doubled and scored twice for the Reds, who began their road trip with a win following a 6-3 homestand.

Bruce homered for the third consecutive game as part of a four-run fourth inning. He added his second of the night in the sixth...

July 26, 2016 - 12:08am
10 min 23 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Maya Moore hit four free throws in the final 40 seconds to help the U.S. women's Olympic basketball team survive a stiff test from a U.S. select team with an 88-84 victory on Monday night.

After trailing for most of the first half and building a 12-point lead in the third quarter, the select group rallied.

Trailing 73-61, Natasha Howard helped fuel a 16-3 run by the select team which took an 77-76 lead with 4:05 left....

July 25, 2016 - 11:48pm
10 min 23 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Denis Shapovalov upset Australia's Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 3-6, 6-3 on Monday night in the first round of the Rogers Cup men's tennis tournament.

Shapovalov said afterward that he didn't expect to win.

Backed by a hometown crowd, the Richmond Hill, Ontario, native took advantage of world No. 19 Kyrgios's unforced errors on a beautiful evening that featured a light breeze at Aviva Centre.

In a late match, American Sam...

July 25, 2016 - 11:47pm
10 min 23 sec ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Beltre hit his second home run of the game with two outs in the ninth inning, a two-run shot that rallied the Texas Rangers past the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Monday night for their third straight win.

Beltre, who finished with four hits, had two singles in his first three at-bats before hitting a solo homer in the seventh. His game-winning drive came on the first pitch from Ryan Madson (3-4).

Until then, Texas had...

July 25, 2016 - 11:45pm
10 min 23 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Saladino hit a game-ending RBI single, and the Chicago White Sox put a damper on the Chicago Cubs' trade for Aroldis Chapman with a 5-4 victory on Monday night.

J.B. Shuck sparked the winning rally with a leadoff single against Mike Montgomery (3-5), who was acquired in a deal with Seattle last week. Shuck advanced on Dioner Navarro's sacrifice and Saladino followed with a bouncer into center field.

Dan Jennings (4-2) got two...

July 25, 2016 - 11:31pm
10 min 23 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6933.676
Trenton (Yankees)6240.6087
Hartford (Rockies)5644.56012
Binghamton (Mets)4753.47021
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July 25, 2016 - 11:30pm
10 min 23 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Albert Pujols drove in four runs, Hector Santiago won his fifth consecutive start and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night.

Pujols drove in two with a bases-loaded single during a four-run first, then added RBI singles in the seventh and ninth innings. He leads the majors with 26 RBIs in July, including 16 in his past eight games.

The Angels batted around in the first, which also included...

July 25, 2016 - 11:26pm
1 hour 20 min ago

MONTREAL (AP) — Australia's Samantha Stosur won a hard-fought opening match in the first round of the Rogers Cup women's tennis tournament on Monday.

Stosur avoided the upset, beating 67th-ranked Heather Watson in straight sets 7-5, 6-3.

The tournament's 13th seed struggled in the first set, but found her rhythm in the second, breaking Watson's serve on three occasions.

"To get through in straight sets, I'm pretty happy," said...

July 25, 2016 - 11:25pm
1 hour 20 min ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Austin Romine hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning to make a winner of Michael Pineda, and the New York Yankees' bullpen did just fine Monday night without star closer Aroldis Chapman in a 2-1 victory over the Houston Astros.

Hours after New York traded Chapman to the Chicago Cubs, All-Star relievers Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller closed out the Astros to help the fourth-place Yankees (51-48) move three games above .500 for the first time this...

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