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June 28, 2016 - 6:02am
1 min 12 sec ago

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Pat Summitt, the winningest coach in Division I college basketball history who boosted women's game, has died at 64.

June 28, 2016 - 3:00am
1 min 12 sec ago

MONDAY'S GAMES

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Kansas City 6, St. Louis 2

Chicago Cubs 11, Cincinnati 8

MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Quad Cities 5, Cedar Rapids 4

Beloit 6, Peoria 4

Kane County 3, Burlington 2

TODAY'S SCHEDULE

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Chicago Cubs (Lester 9-3) at Cincinnati (Lamb 1-4), 6:...

June 28, 2016 - 2:55am
1 min 12 sec ago
BC-BBN--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
NATIONAL LEAGUE

BATTING_Murphy, Washington, .350; Ramos, Washington, .341; LeMahieu, Colorado, .327; Marte, Pittsburgh, .326; Braun, Milwaukee, .324; Gonzalez, Colorado, .321; Ozuna, Miami, .320; Diaz, St. Louis, .316; Prado, Miami, .312; Segura, Arizona, .311; Yelich, Miami, .311....

June 28, 2016 - 2:55am
1 min 12 sec ago
BC-BBA--Leaders
TODAY'S MAJOR LEAGUE LEADERS
By The Associated Press
AMERICAN LEAGUE

BATTING_Altuve, Houston, .348; Bogaerts, Boston, .343; Ortiz, Boston, .335; Machado, Baltimore, .325; Desmond, Texas, .321; Martinez, Detroit, .319; Trout, Anaheim, .319; Lindor, Cleveland, .314; Hosmer, Kansas City, .313; Nunez, Minnesota, .312.

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June 28, 2016 - 2:51am
1 min 11 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Texas Rangers wrapped up a weird win at 2:44 a.m. Tuesday, rallying after a rain delay of more than 3 1/2 hours in the ninth inning to beat the New York Yankees 9-6 with maybe 100 fans left in the stands.

Yankee Stadium was so deserted that shouts from Texas players cheering in the dugout for Adrian Beltre's go-ahead, two-run single could easily be heard bouncing around the ballpark.

Texas trailed 6-5 when Kirby Yates replaced...

June 28, 2016 - 2:04am
1 min 11 sec ago

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Correa snapped a ninth-inning tie with a sacrifice fly, and Will Harris pitched out of a major jam moments later to preserve the Houston Astros' 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.

After the Angels loaded the bases with nobody out in the bottom of the ninth, Harris struck out Jett Bandy and snagged Andrelton Simmons' comebacker to start a 1-2-3 double play that ended the game.

The surging Astros have...

June 28, 2016 - 1:58am
1 min 11 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former UConn star Breanna Stewart was honored as the collegiate woman athlete of the year Monday, earning the Honda Cup.

She beat out Michigan softball player Sierra Romero and Penn State soccer star Raquel Rodriguez. Stewart is the 16th basketball player to win the honor and fifth from UConn, joining Maya Moore (2010, 2011), Jennifer Rizzotti (1996) and Rebecca Lobo (1995).

Stewart guided UConn to its fourth consecutive national...

June 28, 2016 - 1:32am
1 min 11 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4632.590
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)4533.5771
Rochester (Twins)4533.5771
Buffalo (Blue Jays)4434.564...
June 28, 2016 - 1:04am
3 hours 31 min ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Daniel Mengden pitched into the eighth inning for his first major league win, backed by Marcus Semien's three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Oakland Athletics beat the San Francisco Giants 8-3 on Monday night to open the Bay Bridge Series.

Semien connected in the decisive second and Jed Lowrie and Khris Davis added RBI doubles against Jeff Samardzija (8-5) in that five-run inning, then Semien added a run-scoring double in the sixth. Davis hit an...

June 28, 2016 - 1:03am
4 hours 1 min ago

PHOENIX (AP) — Vince Velasquez threw five strong innings in his return from the disabled list and the Philadelphia Phillies opened a three-game series in Arizona with an 8-0 rout of the Diamondbacks on Monday night.

Velasquez (6-2), who hadn't pitched since June 8 because of a right biceps strain, gave up five hits and struck out seven with no walks. The 24-year-old right-hander threw 84 pitches before he was removed as a precaution.

Robbie Ray (4-7...

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