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May 27, 2016 - 11:36pm
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BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine soccer superstar Lionel Messi left the field with a back injury in the second half of a 1-0 victory over Honduras in a friendly Friday night.

The Argentine team captain and Barcelona star was hit on an apparently inconsequential play and immediately went to the locker room. He was replaced at the 62-minute mark by Sevilla midfielder Ever Banega and never returned to the field.

"Messi suffered a trauma to the...

May 27, 2016 - 11:33pm
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All Times EDT
(Best-of-7)
FIRST ROUND
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Cleveland 4, Detroit 0

Sunday, April 17: Cleveland 106, Detroit 101

Wednesday, April 20: Cleveland 107, Detroit 90

Friday, April 22: Cleveland 101, Detroit 91

Sunday, April 24: Cleveland 100, Detroit 98

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May 27, 2016 - 11:32pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2821.571
Rochester (Twins)2721.563
Syracuse (Nationals)2521.543
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)2522.532...
May 27, 2016 - 11:31pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
East Division
WLPct.GB
Lake Erie82.800
Windy City93.750
Washington75.5832
Joliet67.462
Traverse City38.273...
May 27, 2016 - 11:31pm
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At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Reading (Phillies)3315.688
Hartford (Rockies)2917.6303
Trenton (Yankees)2620.5656
New Hampshire (Blue Jays)2026.43512
May 27, 2016 - 11:22pm
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Eric Hosmer had three hits, including a home run, and drove in four runs as the Kansas City Royals rallied to defeat the Chicago White Sox 7-5 on Friday night.

Hosmer, who hit .120 (3 for 25) on the just concluded six-game trip, laced a two-run single with two outs in the seventh to put the Royals ahead. He homered in the sixth and drove in a run in the first inning with a groundout.

The White Sox used five pitchers in the...

May 27, 2016 - 11:20pm
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Angel McCoughtry had 26 points and nine rebounds on Friday night, and the Atlanta Dream pulled away late to beat the Dallas Wings 102-93.

The Dream (4-1) took a 94-88 lead with an 8-1 run capped by Sancho Lyttle's free throws with 1:35 left. Odyssey Sims cut the Wings' deficit to three with a three-point play nine seconds later, but Dallas (3-2) went scoreless from there and Atlanta closed with eight straight points.

Lyttle...

May 27, 2016 - 11:15pm
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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jonathon Niese outpitched Cole Hamels with six strong innings, ending the Texas left-hander's career-best winning streak at 12 games in Pittsburgh's 9-1 interleague victory over the Rangers on Friday night.

Andrew McCutchen had one of four home runs for the Pirates, who won their fifth straight and spoiled Jeff Banister's first game against the organization he spent his first 29 years in pro baseball with before becoming Texas manager last season...

May 27, 2016 - 11:14pm
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DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Brock Deatherage hit a two-run homer in the top of the 12th inning and North Carolina State rallied to beat Georgia Tech 7-5 on Friday night at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament.

Brett Kinneman and Chance Shepard homered in the third for the fifth-seeded Wolfpack (35-20). They were one out from finishing pool play 0-3 after trailing 5-3 with two outs in the ninth.

Deatherage followed Joe Dunand's one-out single off Burton...

May 27, 2016 - 11:10pm
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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Aaron Hill hit two solo homers, Jonathan Lucroy added a solo shot and drove in three runs, and the Milwaukee Brewers outslugged Cincinnati for a 9-5 victory Friday night, handing the Reds their 11th straight loss.

The Brewers chipped away at an early three-run deficit before surging ahead with a four-run fourth. Hill homered to left off John Lamb (0-3) to lead off the inning, and Lucroy capped the scoring with an RBI ground-rule double....

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