State & National News

August 1, 2015 - 10:43pm
4 min 25 sec ago

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Beholder ran away with the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar, beating Yahilwa by seven lengths in the $300,000 race for fillies and mares.

Ridden by Hall of Famer Gary Stevens and trained by Richard Mandella, Beholder ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.81 and paid $2.60, $2.20 and $2.10 for her 13th victory in 18 starts. The 5-year-old mare, a two-time Eclipse Award winner earn $180,000 to push her career total to $3,656,600....

August 1, 2015 - 10:42pm
4 min 25 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday.

Miguel Sano led off the ninth with a double, moved up on an errant fastball by Smith (1-5) that nearly hit Torii Hunter in the head. Then with two outs, pinch-runner Shane Robinson sprinted home with the tying run on another wild pitch that let Eddie...

August 1, 2015 - 10:42pm
4 min 25 sec ago
Monday's Games

No games scheduled

August 1, 2015 - 10:40pm
4 min 25 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6049.550
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5651.5233
Rochester (Twins)5552.5144
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)4860.44411½
Pawtucket (Red Sox)4264...
August 1, 2015 - 10:36pm
4 min 25 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1275413326
New York965323224...
August 1, 2015 - 10:36pm
4 min 25 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1275413326
New York965323224
Columbus887313638
New England89731...
August 1, 2015 - 10:35pm
4 min 25 sec ago

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Blaney survived a flurry of late cautions to win the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway for his first victory of the season.

Blaney erased the sting of a disappointing runner-up finish last week in Indianapolis by maintaining his lead through a second green-white-checkered finish on the 0.894-mile oval.

Blaney won after finishing second three times in his other six Xfinity starts this season....

August 1, 2015 - 10:34pm
4 min 25 sec ago
Monday's Games

No games scheduled

August 1, 2015 - 10:33pm
4 min 25 sec ago

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday night.

Moore hit a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to break a 71-71 tie and hit two more 3s down the stretch to reach 20 points for the 10th straight game. Tricia Liston added 13 off the bench for the Lynx (15-4), who won their third game in four nights.

Riquna...

August 1, 2015 - 10:30pm
4 min 25 sec ago

HOUSTON (AP) — Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night.

Dallas Keuchel (13-5) allowed two hits and two runs with eight strikeouts in six innings to extend Houston's lead in the AL West to three games.

It was the major league-leading 44th multi-homer game Houston, which leads the majors with 147...

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