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May 23, 2015 - 8:05am
40 min 32 sec ago

MONACO (AP) — French driver Romain Grosjean has been handed a five-place grid penalty at the Monaco Grand Prix because of an unscheduled gearbox change.

Race regulations stipulate that drivers have to complete six consecutive races before they are allowed to change gearboxes. Monaco is the sixth race of the season.

Grosjean had to change his gearbox after encountering problems late in the Spanish GP two weeks ago, motorsport's governing body FIA said...

May 23, 2015 - 6:25am
40 min 32 sec ago

MONACO (AP) — Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel posted the fastest time in the third and final practice session of the Monaco Grand Prix on Saturday, finishing ahead of Mercedes pair Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton.

Vettel, who won the Malaysian GP earlier in the season, left it late for a best lap of 1 minute, 16.143 seconds as drivers tested out the new and quicker supersoft tires ahead of qualifying later Saturday.

Rosberg clocked 1:16.361 and...

May 23, 2015 - 4:03am
40 min 32 sec ago
BC-HKO--AHL Playoff Glance
AHL Playoff Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
(x-if necessary)
CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
BEST OF 5
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Hartford 3, Providence 2

Wednesday, April 22: Hartford 3, Providence 1

Saturday, April 25:...

May 23, 2015 - 3:01am
40 min 32 sec ago

FRIDAY'S RESULTS

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago White Sox 3, Minnesota Twins 2

Kansas City Royals 5, St. Louis Cardinals 0

Arizona Diamondbacks 5, Chicago Cubs 4, 13 innings

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Wisconsin 4, Kane County 0

Quad Cities 8, Peoria 1

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER

Columbus Crew 2, Chicago Fire 2, tie...

May 23, 2015 - 2:26am
40 min 32 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_DGordon, Miami, .386; AGonzalez, Los Angeles, .347; Harper, Washington, .336; Goldschmidt, Arizona, .331; LeMahieu, Colorado, .326; YEscobar, Washington, .324; Pagan, San Francisco, .323.

RUNS_Harper, Washington, 38; Fowler, Chicago, 31;...

May 23, 2015 - 2:20am
40 min 32 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt tied it with a two-out, two-run homer in the 10th inning and Nick Ahmed singled home the winning run in the 13th to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday night.

Tuffy Gosewisch doubled off Zac Rosscup (1-1) with one out in the 13th, then Ahmed — who earlier hit his second career home run — lined one sharply into the left-field corner to give the Diamondbacks their fifth straight victory....

May 23, 2015 - 1:33am
40 min 32 sec ago

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt homered into the third deck, Ryan Vogelsong threw six scoreless innings and also doubled and the San Francisco Giants held on to beat the Colorado Rockies 11-8 on Friday night.

Buster Posey singled and doubled to extend his hitting streak to 14 games as surging San Francisco won its seventh straight.

Belt's mammoth shot got a jump on the fireworks show that was planned for after the game but started during a ninth inning...

May 23, 2015 - 12:56am
40 min 32 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson homered in the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers' anemic offense mustered just enough to beat the San Diego Padres 2-1 on Friday night.

Pederson's 11th home run landed in the right-field pavilion off Joaquin Benoit (4-2) with one out.

Chris Hatcher (1-0) earned his first major league win in his fifth season in the big leagues, all as a reliever. Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his second save....

May 23, 2015 - 12:42am
40 min 32 sec ago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Alan Gordon scored on a header in stoppage time to give the L.A. Galaxy a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Friday night, ending a five-game winless streak.

Gordon's soft touch with the header caught goalkeeper Tyler Deric flat-footed 90 seconds into stoppage time. The perfect feed came from Robbie Keane.

The Galaxy (4-4-5) had the better of possession much of the first half, but Houston (4-5-4) was awarded a free kick...

May 23, 2015 - 12:42am
40 min 32 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United62321139
New England534191715...
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