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September 5, 2015 - 6:26am
4 min 21 sec ago

MONZA, Italy (AP) — Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton remained fastest in the third and final practice session Saturday for the Italian Grand Prix, which saw the track quickly dried following a morning thunderstorm.

The championship leader was 0.264 seconds faster than Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel, with Nico Rosberg in the other Mercedes nearly three tenths back in third.

Remaining moisture on the track may have contributed to several drivers struggling...

September 5, 2015 - 4:50am
4 min 21 sec ago

NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — China beat Russia 25-23, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20 Saturday to move into first place at the women's volleyball World Cup.

Ting Zhu scored a match-high 29 points as China improved to 27 points atop the standings.

China faces host Japan on Sunday, the final day of competition. Russia, which dropped to 8-2 and is in third place, next faces Algeria.

In other matches, Jelena Nikolic scored 11 points as Serbia won its...

September 5, 2015 - 3:01am
4 min 20 sec ago



Chicago Cubs 14, Arizona 5

Chicago White Sox 12, Kansas City 1

Pittsburgh 9, St. Louis 3


Kane County 6, Quad Cities 1

Burlington 3, Peoria 1



Arizona at Chicago Cubs, 1:20 p.m....

September 5, 2015 - 2:02am
4 min 20 sec ago

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Logan Morrison had three hits, including a two-run double as part of Seattle's six-run third inning, and the Mariners held off the Oakland Athletics 11-8 on Friday night.

Kyle Seager and Stefen Romero both homered while Brad Miller drove in three runs for the Mariners, who won their third straight to clinch the season series between the division rivals.

Jose Ramirez (1-0), the second of eight Seattle pitchers, retired five...

September 5, 2015 - 1:53am
4 min 20 sec ago

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Justin Ruggiano and Adrian Gonzalez hit two-run homers and Chase Utley added a solo blast in a five-run sixth inning as the Los Angeles Dodgers hit five homers in an 8-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Friday night.

Carl Crawford and rookie Scott Schebler added solo home runs as the Dodgers increased their NL West lead to a season-high 7 1-2 games over San Francisco, which lost 2-1 at Colorado.

Mike Bolsinger (6-3), who spent August...

September 5, 2015 - 1:47am
4 min 20 sec ago

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Jeremy McNichols rushed for 89 yards and two first-half touchdowns, and No. 23 Boise State withstood a second half filled with special teams mistakes for a 16-13 victory over Washington on Friday night in Chris Petersen's return to the school he helped grow into a national power.

Boise State (1-0) dominated the first half in building a 16-0 lead and looking like it would make Petersen's return a miserable memory. But Washington's defense stymied the...

September 5, 2015 - 1:41am
4 min 20 sec ago

Albright 24, Salisbury 23

Bridgewater (Mass.) 42, Curry 21

Fitchburg St. 42, Becker 25

Fordham 37, Army 35

Jacksonville 20, Delaware 14

Lehigh 20, CCSU 14

Mass.-Dartmouth 41, Mount Ida 6

Morrisville St. 28, St. Lawrence 20

Syracuse 47, Rhode Island 0...

September 5, 2015 - 1:38am
4 min 20 sec ago

No. 1 Ohio St. (0-0) did not play. Next: at Virginia Tech, Monday.

No. 2 TCU (1-0) beat Minnesota 23-17, Thursday. Next: vs. Stephen F. Austin, Saturday, Sept. 12.

No. 3 Alabama (0-0) did not play. Next: vs. No. 20 Wisconsin at Arlington, Texas, Saturday.

No. 4 Baylor (1-0) beat SMU 56-21. Next: vs. Lamar, Sept. 12.

No. 5 Michigan St. (1-0)...

September 5, 2015 - 1:10am
2 hours 34 min ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in five runs, carrying the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night.

Garrett Richards (13-10) pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning of his seventh consecutive win over Texas, and the Angels opened a probable make-or-break homestand for their playoff hopes with their third straight win.

Shin-Soo Choo had an RBI triple in the seventh for the...

September 5, 2015 - 12:31am
4 hours 44 min ago

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Hector Herrera scored on a long shot in the 84th minute to help Mexico salvage a 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago in an exhibition game Friday night.

Herrera's shot found the upper left corner of the goal, saving Mexico from an embarrassing loss.

Joevin Jones gave Trinidad and Tobago a 3-2 lead off a free kick in the 69th minute.

Trinidad and Tobago surprised Mexico when Jonathan Glenn scored off a header in...

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