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July 6, 2015 - 1:28am
3 min 8 sec ago

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Jack Jewsbury scored in second-half stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 1-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday night.

San Jose was unable to clear a free kick in its area, which gave Jewsbury the chance run in and make a jumping shot, floating the ball over Earthquakes goalkeeper David Bingham and into the net for his second goal of the season.

Portland thought it took the lead in the 87th minute, when...

July 6, 2015 - 1:17am
3 min 8 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1065352318
Columbus666242726...
July 6, 2015 - 1:17am
3 min 8 sec ago
BC-SOC--MLS Glance
Major League Soccer
At A Glance
By The Associated Press
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1065352318
Columbus666242726...
July 6, 2015 - 1:17am
3 min 9 sec ago
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All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
D.C. United1065352318
Columbus666242726
Orlando City666242322
New England68624
July 6, 2015 - 12:41am
3 min 9 sec ago

A person with knowledge of the details says the Sacramento Kings and swingman Omri Casspi have reached an agreement on a $6 million, two-year deal.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday night because contracts can't be completed until the moratorium on NBA free agency ends Thursday. ESPN first reported the contract discussions.

Casspi has averaged 7.9 points, 3.9 rebounds and 20.8 minutes per game in six seasons....

July 6, 2015 - 12:27am
3 min 9 sec ago

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch brushed the wall early in his first race at Daytona International Speedway since breaking his right leg and left foot in a crash at the track in February.

Trying to pass Jamie McMurray on lap 17 of the 160-lap race, Busch wiggled and tagged the wall. He lost two laps while his crew worked to repair splitter and body damage on his No. 18 Toyota.

It was a potentially costly setback for Busch, who needs to finish in...

July 5, 2015 - 11:20pm
3 min 9 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos snapped a tie with a sixth-inning homer, Jordan Zimmermann pitched seven solid innings and the Washington Nationals beat the struggling San Francisco Giants 3-1 on Sunday night, completing a three-game sweep.

Ramos added an RBI single in the eighth and Bryce Harper, voted a starter on the National League All-Star team, had a double and single.

Zimmermann (7-5) has allowed one run over 22 2-3 innings in his last three...

July 5, 2015 - 10:51pm
3 min 9 sec ago

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Abby Wambach lifted American coach Jill Ellis after the final whistle. She ran to the stands for a hug from her wife. And then along with Christine Rampone, she became the first American to lift the Women's World Cup championship trophy in 16 years.

Not a bad farewell to the World Cup.

Wambach played what's expected to be her final World Cup match on Sunday night when the United States beat Japan 5-2 to claim its...

July 5, 2015 - 10:16pm
3 min 9 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)4639.541
Rochester (Twins)4439.5301
Buffalo (Blue Jays)4143.488
Pawtucket (Red Sox)3847.4478
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)3649...
July 5, 2015 - 10:16pm
3 min 9 sec ago

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his AL-leading 25th home run, Kole Calhoun homered and drove in four runs and the Los Angeles Angels finished a dominant three-game sweep of the Texas Rangers with a 12-6 victory Sunday night.

Mike Trout celebrated his third straight starting nod for the AL All-Stars with one of seven run-scoring singles or sacrifice flies for the Angels in the first three innings.

Calhoun's three-run shot, his ninth, gave...

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