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August 29, 2016 - 12:01am
5 hours 46 min ago

CHICAGO (AP) — Continuing to play despite a concussion doubles recovery time for teen athletes and leads to worse short-term mental function than in those immediately removed from action, a study found.

It's billed as the first to compare recovery outcomes for athletes removed from a game or practice compared with those who aren't. The study was small, involving 69 teens treated at a University of Pittsburgh Medical Center concussion clinic, but the results bolster...

August 28, 2016 - 10:01pm
16 min 35 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8451.622
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)8055.5934
Rochester (Twins)7660.559
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7064.522...
August 28, 2016 - 9:41pm
16 min 35 sec ago

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kaka scored a goal in each half and Orlando City beat New York City FC 2-1 on Sunday night in a matchup of 2015 expansion teams.

Kaka gave Orlando City (6-7-13) the lead for good in the 63rd minute when he converted on a penalty he drew after the City defenders brought him down in the area.

Orlando City moved a point behind D.C. United for the sixth and final playoff position in the Eastern Conference.

Kaka...

August 28, 2016 - 9:29pm
16 min 35 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Monique Currie, Jazmon Gwathmey and Astou Ndour scored 16 points each and the San Antonio Stars beat the Washington Mystics 85-74 on Sunday to end a six-game losing streak.

San Antonio (6-19) outscored the Mystics 26-6 in the second quarter, including nine straight points to end the half up 43-20.

Washington (10-16) opened the second half on a 16-4 run to pull to 47-36 in the middle of the third quarter. The Stars responded with...

August 28, 2016 - 9:19pm
16 min 35 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Toronto FC1287433928
New York City FC1188414545
New York1197404635
Philadelphia1197...
August 28, 2016 - 9:18pm
16 min 35 sec ago

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lindsay Whalen scored a season-high 24 points, Sylvia Fowles added 11 points and 11 rebounds, and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 92-80 on Sunday night.

Seimone Augustus had 18 points, Maya Moore 13 and Jia Perkins 10 for the defending champion Lynx (22-5).

Minnesota trailed 47-41 at halftime, but tied it with a 12-6 run to open the third and pulled away with an 11-2 run to close the quarter up 73-65.

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August 28, 2016 - 9:02pm
16 min 35 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)8451.622
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)8055.5934
Rochester (Twins)7660.559
Pawtucket (Red Sox)7064.522...
August 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
16 min 35 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet4941.544
Lake Erie4445.494
Washington4345.4895
Traverse City3949.4439
Windy City3950
August 28, 2016 - 9:01pm
16 min 35 sec ago
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)8449.632
Trenton (Yankees)8351.619
Hartford (Rockies)7260.54511½
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)6470.47820½
August 28, 2016 - 8:39pm
16 min 35 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia has left the Red Sox following a death in the family and is expected back after Monday night's game.

Manager John Farrell said the infielder will not go on the bereavement list and would return following services sometime after the start of Monday night's game against the Tampa Bay Rays.

Pedroia had four hits Saturday and got a hit in 11 straight at-bats before he bounced into an inning-ending double play in the eighth...

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