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August 29, 2015 - 3:05am
11 min 22 sec ago

BEIJING (AP) — Already outspoken about doping in his sport, Australian race walker Jared Tallent took another shot at Russia after earning a silver medal in the 50-kilometer event Saturday at the world championships.

Tallent has two silver medals from the Olympics, both times losing to men who have been suspended for doping.

"First time in a long time in the 50K we've had a clean podium," Tallent said after finishing behind gold medalist Matej Toth...

August 29, 2015 - 3:00am
11 min 22 sec ago

FRIDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Seattle 2, Chicago White Sox 0

L.A. Dodgers 4, Chicago Cubs 1

San Francisco 5, St. Louis 4

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kane County at Cedar Rapids, ppd., rain

Quad Cities 3, Peoria 0

SATURDAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLl

St. Louis at San Francisco...

August 29, 2015 - 2:28am
11 min 22 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ronda Rousey's next UFC fight against Holly Holm has been moved up to Nov. 14 in Melbourne, Australia.

The mixed martial arts promotion made the announcement Friday night.

Rousey was scheduled to defend her bantamweight title against Holm on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas, but a thumb injury to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has changed the UFC's schedule.

Lawler was slated to defend his title against Carlos Condit...

August 29, 2015 - 1:28am
11 min 22 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie Kelby Tomlinson lined a bases-loaded single up the middle with one out in the ninth against previously unbeaten Kevin Siegrist, and the San Francisco Giants topped the Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night to snap St. Louis' five-game winning streak.

Left fielder Brandon Moss grabbed another glove from the dugout and moved in to make a five-man infield, then Tomlinson found a hole against Siegrist (5-1).

Marlon Byrd hit a grand...

August 29, 2015 - 1:19am
11 min 22 sec ago
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Evansville5731.648
Southern Illinois5731.648
Traverse City5135.5935
Florence4444.50013
Frontier3949.44318
Washington
August 29, 2015 - 1:08am
11 min 22 sec ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Shea Salinas scored on a header in the first half and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the 10-man Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 in the California Clasico on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

David Bingham recorded his fourth clean sheet in a row.

Salinas got his third goal of the season in the 18th minute for San Jose (11-10-5). Quincy Amarikwa headed a cross that was blocked by goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts, but Salinas...

August 29, 2015 - 1:01am
11 min 22 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1395443531
New York1176394028...
August 29, 2015 - 1:01am
11 min 22 sec ago
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1395443531
New York1176394028
Columbus1088384343
Toronto FC1010434
August 29, 2015 - 12:45am
41 min 16 sec ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Pinch-hitter Aaron Hill's double produced the go-ahead run in the seventh inning off Oakland ace Sonny Gray, Paul Goldschmidt homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied for a 6-4 victory over the Athletics on Friday night.

Hill drove in Chris Owings, who led off the inning with a double, to put the Diamondbacks in front 3-2. The A's, ahead 2-0 until the sixth, lost their third straight and are 4-12 over their last 16 games.

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August 29, 2015 - 12:45am
2 hours 1 min ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw struck out a season high-tying 14 to win for the first time in three outings and the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Friday night in the series opener.

Kershaw (11-6) allowed one run and three hits in eight innings. He walked one in the Dodgers' first home game in two weeks.

Kenley Jansen pitched the ninth to earn his 26th save in 28 chances.

Kershaw allowed a run...

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