State & National News

July 28, 2015 - 4:23am
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BERLIN (AP) — More than 2,000 Jewish athletes are gathering in Berlin for the European Maccabi Games, being held for the first time in Germany, and in the stadium built by the Nazis for the 1936 Olympics.

In a nod to the past, organizers of the 14th games are holding a Holocaust memorial service ahead of the opening ceremony late Tuesday, and many youth athletes were to visit the former Sachsenhausen concentration camp just outside the city.


July 28, 2015 - 3:46am
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NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian sprinter Dutee Chand will aim to qualify for next year's Olympic Games after a Court of Arbitration for Sport's decision to suspend IAAF rules that could have blocked women with high levels of male hormones from competing.

The 19-year-old Chand told The Associated Press on phone Tuesday that "age was on her side" and she hopes to win several international medals for India.

Chand had been suspended last year due to...

July 28, 2015 - 3:01am
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Chicago White Sox 10, Boston 8

Chicago Cubs 9, Colorado 8

St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 1



Chicago White Sox at Boston, 6:10 p.m.

Colorado at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m.

Cincinnati at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m.


July 28, 2015 - 2:53am
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DENVER (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation confirms the Colorado Rockies have traded slugger Troy Tulowitzki to the Toronto Blue Jays for Jose Reyes and three pitching prospects in a stunning swap of star shortstops.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity early Tuesday because the deal had not yet been announced.

In addition to Tulowitzki, the Rockies sent 42-year-old reliever LaTroy Hawkins to the Blue Jays....

July 28, 2015 - 2:43am
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DENVER (AP) — AP source confirms Rockies have traded Troy Tulowitzki to Blue Jays in deal for Jose Reyes.

July 28, 2015 - 1:43am
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SEATTLE (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit his 22nd homer of the season in the first inning and scored the go-ahead run in the 10th on Jake Lamb's sacrifice fly as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Seattle Mariners 4-3 on Monday night.

The Diamondbacks won their third straight despite blowing a 3-2 lead in the ninth inning. They took advantage of control issues by Seattle closer Carson Smith (1-4) in the 10th to regain the lead.

Smith walked two of the...

July 28, 2015 - 1:12am
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford hit a two-run homer to help rookie Chris Heston win his fifth consecutive decision, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 Monday night for their sixth straight victory.

Heston (11-5) allowed two runs and five hits over seven innings as the defending World Series champions moved a season-high 11 games over .500 with their seventh home victory in a row and 12th in 13 overall.


July 28, 2015 - 12:09am
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CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant's two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning lifted the Chicago Cubs to a 9-8 victory over the Colorado Rockies 9-8 on Monday night.

Colorado had taken an 8-7 lead in the ninth inning on a two-run home run by Carlos Gonzalez, but Bryant hit the second pitch he saw from John Axford (3-4) over the wall in left-center to give Chicago a dramatic victory and snap a three-game skid.

Trailing 7-4, the Rockies...

July 27, 2015 - 11:54pm
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics general manager Billy Beane remains optimistic Oakland will get a new ballpark.

Someday, some way. He's not sure how it will happen, but hopes it occurs during his tenure running the club.

"Because like everybody else, as much as everybody else likes stability, I can assure you nobody wants it more than I do," Beane said. "I would anticipate it happening at some point."

Beane spoke on a conference...

July 27, 2015 - 11:22pm
1 hour 37 min ago

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have placed outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney on the physically unable to perform list.

The move means the No. 1 overall pick in last year's draft will not be ready for the start of training camp this weekend. But Clowney will be able to return to practice whenever he is ready.

Clowney played just four games as a rookie last season before having season-ending microfracture surgery in December. Monday's move isn't a...

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