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June 26, 2016 - 11:17pm
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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Simone Biles is showing no signs of slowing down.

The 19-year-old Texan cruised to her fourth straight national gymnastics title Sunday night, posting a two-day total of 125.00 to finish nearly four points ahead of three-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman and 4.5 points over rising star Laurie Hernandez. Defending Olympic champion Gabby Douglas was fourth.

Biles became the first American to win four consecutive national championships...

June 26, 2016 - 11:05pm
33 min 47 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chad Kuhl ended Clayton Kershaw's nine-game winning streak in his major league debut, and David Freese hit a three-run double that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday night.

Kuhl (1-0) allowed three runs and four hits in five innings after getting called up from Triple-A Indianapolis before the game. The 23-year-old righty struck out five and walked four after going 6-2 with a 2.58 ERA in 14 minor league starts....

June 26, 2016 - 11:03pm
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ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque, who's facing a drunken driving charge, says he accepts the responsibility of his actions.

Bourque was charged Friday night with operating under the influence of alcohol and following too closely. He posted bail and was released.

"For the first time in my life, I find myself in unfamiliar territory," Bourque said in a statement released Sunday. "I am not happy about the situation I put...

June 26, 2016 - 10:58pm
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Lionel Messi still awaits his first title with Argentina's national team.

Messi put his penalty kick over the crossbar, Francisco Silva converted Chile's final shot and La Roja won their second straight Copa America title by beating Argentina 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 0-0 tie Sunday night.

June 26, 2016 - 10:53pm
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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Chile wins second straight Copa America title, beating Argentina on penalty kicks after 0-0 tie.

June 26, 2016 - 10:20pm
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Laila Ali paid tribute to her late father, sports icon Muhammad Ali, during the BET Awards on Sunday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

Ali, a retired boxer herself, started to choke up as she spoke about her father's legacy and the outpouring of support since his death at the age of 74 on June 3 after a long battle with Parkinson's disease.

She said that while he because famous as the greatest athlete of all time, to her and her siblings...

June 26, 2016 - 10:14pm
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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Lindsey Horan broke a tie in the 90th minute and the Portland Thorns remained undefeated in the first 11 matches of the season with a 2-1 victory over the Orlando Pride on Sunday.

Dagny Brynjarsdottir also scored for the Thorns, who remained atop the National Women's Soccer League standings at 6-0-5 in the last match before the U.S. women's national team members depart for a training camp.

Jasmyne Spencer scored her second goal...

June 26, 2016 - 10:02pm
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June 26, 2016 - 9:48pm
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VERONA, N.Y. (AP) — Craig Bowden and Ryan Helminen each shot 5-under 67 on Sunday at Turning Stone to share the first-round lead in the PGA Professional Championship.

The final top 20 will earn spots next month in the PGA Championship at Baltusrol in New Jersey.

Bowden, a 51-year-old PGA Life Member who played on the PGA Tour from 1996 through 2012, is fighting pain in his left shoulder. He had six birdies and a bogey on the Atunyote course...

June 26, 2016 - 9:43pm
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