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July 31, 2016 - 2:00am
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Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC1076364040
New York9943136
July 31, 2016 - 2:00am
15 min 16 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
New York City FC1076364040
New York994313628
Philadelphia876303533
Montreal75829...
July 31, 2016 - 1:47am
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ATLANTA (AP) — Tyron Woodley took the welterweight champion Robbie Lawler on Saturday night, stopping him with 2:12 left in the first round at UFC 201 at Philips Arena.

The former All-American wrestler at Missouri dropped Lawler with a devastating right hand — after an effective fake — and scored several strikes while Lawler was on the mat and against the cage, leading the referee to call the bout.

Woodley improved to 15-3. Lawler fell to 27-11. He...

July 31, 2016 - 1:39am
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CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could be nearing a trade for Milwaukee All-Star catcher Jonathan Lucroy.

According to several reports late Saturday night, the teams have an agreement in place for a deal that would send Lucroy to the Indians in exchange for four minor league prospects. Lucroy must waive his no-trade clause for the deal to completed, FOX Sports reported .

Neither team commented on the proposed swap.

The...

July 31, 2016 - 1:31am
15 min 16 sec ago
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At A Glance
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East Division
WLPct.GB
Joliet3628.563
Washington3131.5004
Windy City3233.492
Lake Erie2934.460
Schaumburg2936
July 31, 2016 - 12:43am
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Braden Shipley pitched six scoreless innings to earn his first major league victory and Jean Segura hit a leadoff home run as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Saturday night.

Shipley (1-1), Arizona's 2013 first-round draft pick, held the Dodgers to five hits in his second career start as the Diamondbacks won for only the third time in 11 games. He struck out four and walked one.

Segura hit Scott Kazmir's...

July 31, 2016 - 12:39am
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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer, Hector Santiago survived a rocky five innings to win his sixth consecutive start, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 5-2 Saturday night.

Santiago (10-4) has won seven consecutive decisions, but struggled throughout his latest effort, needing 119 pitches to get through five innings. He gave up only four hits, but walked and struck out six.

Drew Pomeranz (8-9) gave up five runs...

July 31, 2016 - 12:22am
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Divock Origi and Roberto Firmino scored and Liverpool beat AC Milan 2-0 in an International Champions Cup exhibition game Saturday night at Levi's Stadium.

Origi opened the scoring in the 59th minute off an assist from Alberto Moreno.

Firmino scored 14 minutes later on a sliding kick off a deflected pass from Sheyl Ojo.

Origi's goal followed a first half in which Liverpool put heavy pressure on AC Milan...

July 31, 2016 - 12:14am
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NEW YORK (AP) — Carl Frampton unanimously outpointed previously undefeated champion Leo Santa Cruz on Saturday night to take the WBA super featherweight title.

Frampton, from Northern Ireland, improved to 23-0. Santa Cruz, from Mexico, dropped to 32-1-1.

Judges Frank Lombardi and Tom Shreck gave him the fight with 116-112 and 117-111 scores. The third judge, Guido Cavalleri, had it 114-114.

At the end of the second round, both...

July 30, 2016 - 11:37pm
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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adam Rosales homered leading off the 10th inning to give the San Diego Padres a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night.

Rosales sent a 2-2 pitch from Jumbo Diaz (0-1) over the fence in left-center field for his eighth homer of the season.

San Diego relievers Ryan Buchter, Brandon Maurer and Brad Hand (3-2) each threw a scoreless inning.

Christian Friedrich started for the Padres and pitched six...

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