State & National News

July 25, 2016 - 12:12am
8 min 42 sec ago

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez hit a grand slam and Howie Kendrick added a two-run homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers spoil Mike Mayers' major league debut in a 9-6 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.

Scott Kazmir (9-3) pitched five innings to earn the victory. He allowed three runs on six hits.

After a rainout earlier in the week forced a doubleheader, the Cardinals decided not to start Carlos Martinez on short rest and called up...

July 24, 2016 - 11:35pm
8 min 42 sec ago
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All Times EDT
NATIONAL CONFERENCE
WLTPctPFPA
Arizona1330.8131068766
Los Angeles780.467690700
Cleveland790.438826934
Portland2130
July 24, 2016 - 11:32pm
8 min 42 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3128.525
Washington2929.500
Windy City2931.483
Lake Erie2730.4743
Schaumburg2734
July 24, 2016 - 11:31pm
8 min 42 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6833.673
Trenton (Yankees)6239.6146
Hartford (Rockies)5544.55612
Binghamton (Mets)4752.47520
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July 24, 2016 - 11:02pm
8 min 41 sec ago

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean police say they're investigating a baseball player who confessed to his team about match-fixing.

The investigation of Yoo Chang-sik, a left-handed pitcher for Kia Tigers, came four days after prosecutors indicted two other players on match-fixing allegations.

The Korean Baseball Organization on Sunday said Yoo had reported to his team that he deliberately allowed a walk in the first inning during a 2014 game...

July 24, 2016 - 11:01pm
8 min 41 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)6833.673
Trenton (Yankees)6239.6146
Hartford (Rockies)5544.55612
Binghamton (Mets)4752.47520
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July 24, 2016 - 10:33pm
8 min 41 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 19 points, Klay Thompson added 17 and the U.S. basketball team rolled to a second straight blowout exhibition victory, 106-57 over China on Sunday night.

DeMar DeRozan scored 13 points in his hometown, and DeMarcus Cousins had 12 points and seven rebounds in another impressive performance to open the Americans' pre-Olympic tour. While they're still learning their teammates' tendencies and solidifying player rotations, the newly...

July 24, 2016 - 10:32pm
8 min 42 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3128.525
Washington2929.500
Windy City2931.483
Lake Erie2730.4743
Schaumburg2734
July 24, 2016 - 10:08pm
8 min 41 sec ago

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Long-shot Patriots Rule rallied to beat Ambitious Brew by a half-length Sunday in the $150,000 California Dreamin' Stakes at Del Mar.

Ridden by Joe Talamo, Patriots Rule went from last to first en route to his sixth victory in 21 starts. The 5-year-old ran 1 1/16 miles on the turf course in 1:41.78. He paid $35.80, $12.40 and $6.60, and earned $85,500 to push his total to $421,730.

Patriots Rule was making his first start in...

July 24, 2016 - 10:02pm
8 min 41 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)6438.627
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)6141.5983
Rochester (Twins)6043.583
Buffalo (Blue Jays)5250.510...
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