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August 28, 2016 - 3:23am
12 min 28 sec ago

SATURDAY'S GAMES

NFL - PRESEASON WEEK 3

Kansas City 23, Chicago 7

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

D.C. United 6, Chicago 2

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

L.A. Dodgers 3, Chicago Cubs 2

Chicago White Sox 9, Seattle 3

Oakland 3, St. Louis 2

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Wisconsin 3, Quad Cities 2

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August 28, 2016 - 3:21am
12 min 28 sec ago

BEIJING (AP) — Former Real Madrid and Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has taken over as head coach of Hebei China Fortune in the China Super League.

Pellegrini, who won the Premier League title with Manchester City in 2014, takes the reins from former Chinese national Li Tie at the club based in the northeastern port city of Qinghuangdao.

Pellegrini joins former Brazil chief Luis Scolari and England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson among China's...

August 28, 2016 - 1:31am
12 min 28 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4841.539
Lake Erie4444.500
Washington4344.4944
Windy City3949.443
Traverse City3849...
August 28, 2016 - 12:43am
12 min 28 sec ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Vancouver's David Ousted and Los Angeles' Brian Rowe had three saves each and the Whitecaps and Galaxy played to a scoreless draw Saturday night.

LA (9-4-13) held onto fourth place in the Western Conference, and Vancouver (8-12-7) moved into a tie with the Seattle Sounders for eighth place — one point out of a playoff position.

The Galaxy's Jelle Van Damme and Steven Gerrard left the game in the first half with injuries....

August 28, 2016 - 12:39am
12 min 28 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1287433928
New York City FC11784144...
August 28, 2016 - 12:39am
12 min 28 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1287433928
New York City FC1178414443
Philadelphia1197404741
New York1097...
August 28, 2016 - 12:17am
12 min 27 sec ago

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Siemian threw his first touchdown pass of the preseason and tightened his grip on the Denver Broncos' starting quarterback job in a 17-9 win over the Los Angeles Rams on Saturday night.

After showing off his strong right arm over a first half that included a 1-yard pass to Virgil Green, Siemian accepted hugs from his teammates and gave way to rookie Paxton Lynch, who was also impressive in his half of play.

That left Mark Sanchez...

August 28, 2016 - 12:01am
12 min 28 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)8349.629
Trenton (Yankees)8251.617
Hartford (Rockies)7260.54511
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6469.48119½
August 27, 2016 - 11:50pm
12 min 27 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Matt Kemp hit a three-run homer and Mike Foltynewicz pitched 7 2/3 strong innings, leading the Atlanta Braves over the San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Saturday night.

Foltynewicz (7-4) struck out six and allowed five hits and a walk for just his second quality start in eight games.

His only mistake came in the second inning, when Brandon Crawford socked an 0-1 fastball for his 12th homer. Crawford also doubled.

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August 27, 2016 - 11:36pm
3 hours 42 min ago

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — King Frazier scored on a 25-yard run in the first play of overtime and North Dakota State held on its defensive series to beat Charleston Southern 24-17 in the national FCS opener Saturday night.

Frazier started his run bunched in behind the line, then burst out to the right and raced down the sideline. The Bison then held the Buccaneers to no gain on all four downs to secure the win in the first overtime home game in school history....

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