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St. Louis Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 22, 2018 - 2:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even when the Cardinals run into each other, they can't lose. Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna slugged two-run homers and St. Louis overcame a lack of communication in the outfield to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Cardinals improved to a major league-best...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, leaves the game with an injury during the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. The Yankees won 2-1 in twelve innings. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 22, 2018 - 12:41 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Yankees won Giancarlo Stanton's homecoming game but may have lost their closer. Aroldis Chapman left the game with pain in his troublesome left knee, and New York scrambled to close out a 2-1 win over the Marlins in 12 innings Tuesday night. Stanton, playing in Miami for the first...
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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey watches his team play during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 21, 2018 - 10:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey might need hip surgery that would end his season. Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Tuesday that "we have discussed the possibility." The San Francisco Chronicle first reported on Posey's situation. Posey has been dealing with hip...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena (62) delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 21, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins right-hander Jose Urena has dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch. Urena began serving the suspension Tuesday. The Marlins, fearful the Braves might retaliate, had already decided Urena wouldn't pitch...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (57), Eric Reid (35) and Marquise Goodwin (11) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, in Houston. Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside teammates like Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the first two exhibition games for the 49ers. He said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 he didn't want to get into details on why he no longer is kneeling during the anthem. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 21, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside San Francisco 49ers teammates such as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "...
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New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton talks with the news media before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. Stanton says it's weird to return to Miami, where he played his first eight major league season and will now try to help the Yankees beat the Marlins. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 21, 2018 - 6:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton says it's weird but good to be back in Miami for a two-game series. He says he harbors no hard feelings about the way his time with the Marlins ended after eight seasons. Former Yankees shortstop and new Marlins CEO Derek Jeter rebooted the woebegone...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. The Nationals have traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals, essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season. The third-place Nationals announced the moves Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, before beginning a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 21, 2018 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season, the Washington Nationals traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday. Despite a roster that boasts such stars as Max Scherzer and Bryce...
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In this Aug. 17, 2018 photo Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield celebrates in the second half of the team's NFL football preseason game against the Buffalo Bills in Cleveland. Mayfield ended his first NFL training camp in costume on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Mayfield dressed as team general manager John Dorsey for the team’s rookie talent show, which concluded camp. The No. 1 overall pick in this year’s draft, Mayfield has been impressive but he’s not ready to start as the Browns will have him learn behind starter Tyrod Taylor. (AP Photo/David Richard)
August 21, 2018 - 5:42 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Baker Mayfield dressed as Browns general manager John Dorsey for the team's rookie talent show. Suiting up as a starting quarterback won't happen for a while. Following practice on Tuesday, Mayfield ended his first NFL training camp with a stunning impersonation of Dorsey, the...
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Robert Wickens prepares to qualify for Sunday's IndyCar series auto race, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 21, 2018 - 3:50 pm
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens had titanium rods and screws placed in his spine to stabilize a fracture associated with a spinal cord injury suffered in a weekend crash at Pocono Raceway. IndyCar said in a statement Tuesday the severity of the spinal cord injury was unknown...
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FILE - In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Alabama wide receiver Gehrig Dieter (11) and offensive lineman Jonah Williams (73) look for blocks during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Jonah Williams was selected to the AP Preseason All-America team, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP, File)
August 21, 2018 - 3:01 pm
Putting together a preseason Top 25 for The Associated Press college football poll is more art than science for ESPN's Rece Davis. Davis said on the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast that he tries to blend his preseason assessment of a team with how that team might develop. As each week of the...
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