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August 30, 2015 - 9:39am
26 min 9 sec ago

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Valentino Rossi won the British Grand Prix in wet conditions Sunday to reclaim the outright lead in the MotoGP championship, with Marc Marquez crashing out in another blow to his title defense.

Rossi, a seven-time world champion, finished in a time of 46 minutes, 15.617 seconds on his Movistar Yamaha at the Silverstone circuit in central England for his fourth victory of the season. The Italian tops the standings on 236 points, a lead of 12...

August 30, 2015 - 8:21am
36 min 7 sec ago

SENDAI, Japan (AP) — Unbeaten Russia kept up its ruthless form at the women's volleyball World Cup Sunday, beating South Korea in straight sets 25-20, 26-24, 25-22 in Sendai to remain top of the rankings with 17 points.

Tournament top-scorer Nataliya Obmochaeva was again the dominant force, notching 25 points to make it six wins from six for Yuri Marichev's side, which hasn't made the podium at the World Cup since a second-place finish in 1999.


August 30, 2015 - 7:18am
2 hours 16 min ago

BEIJING (AP) — Sebastian Coe cut into one last, rambling oration from retiring IAAF president Lamine Diack in a bid to characterize the attitude of the new regime running the sport.

"We're more than a discussion about test tubes, blood and urine," Coe, who will replace the 82-year-old Diack as president after the world championships, said Sunday at the Bird's Nest. "It is sadly, slightly the territory that we've inherited and I think one of my responsibilities is to move...

August 30, 2015 - 3:08am
2 hours 46 min ago



St. Louis 6, San Francisco 0

Seattle 7, Chicago White Sox 6

L.A. Dodgers 5, Chicago Cubs 2


Kane County 6, Cedar Rapids 2, 1st game

Kane County 4, Cedar Rapids 3, 9 innings, 2nd game

Peoria 4, Quad Cities 2


August 30, 2015 - 2:09am
2 hours 46 min ago

Reinhardt 73, Point (Ga.) 21

Warner 34, Concordia-Selma 3

Edward Waters (Fla.) 57, U of Gods Chosen 8


Baker 20, Grand View 15

Benedictine (Kan.) 24, Evangel 14

Bethel (Tenn.) 48, Missouri Baptist 7

Dakota Wesleyan...

August 30, 2015 - 1:35am
26 min 9 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
D.C. United1395443531
August 30, 2015 - 1:35am
26 min 9 sec ago
All Times EDT
D.C. United1395443531
New York1176394028
Toronto FC1110437
August 30, 2015 - 1:22am
3 hours 26 min ago

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ricardo Lucarelli's ace for match point gave top-ranked Brazil a 3-1 victory over the United States on Saturday night in the final match of the USA Volleyball Cup.

The 25-20, 31-33, 25-18, 29-27 victory at the Bren Center on the UC Irvine campus was the third for Brazil in the four-match exhibition series against the United States. The Americans won their lone game in five sets at USC's Galen Center on Wednesday night.


August 30, 2015 - 1:18am
3 hours 6 min ago

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Impact fired coach Frank Klopas early Sunday.

The team said assistant coach Mauro Biello will take over on an interim basis.

Montreal lost 2-1 at Toronto on Saturday to drop to 8-11-5. The Impact earned only 11 of a possible 33 points in their last 11 outings — a 3-6-2 stretch that started with a 3-1 loss in Toronto on June 24.

The 48-year-old Klopas was in his second season with Montreal after...

August 30, 2015 - 1:14am
4 hours 26 min ago

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Sugar Shane Mosley stopped Ricardo Mayorga late in the sixth round Saturday night, winning a rematch between the veteran fighters.

The 43-year-old Mosley (48-9-1, 40 KOs) floored Mayorga with a body shot at 2:59 of the sixth round after largely controlling an uneventful bout at the historic Forum.

The 41-year-old Mayorga (31-9-1) was in unimpressive shape and did little to threaten Mosley, the former three-division champion...

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