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June 16, 2018 - 7:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up. Police said that an officer heard gunfire at around 5 a.m. and found Roger Randolph bleeding between two cars outside...
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Rickie Fowler plays his shot from the second tee during the third round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship, Saturday, June 16, 2018, in Southampton, N.Y. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 16, 2018 - 7:13 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's third round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Rickie Fowler was a popular choice to contend for his first major title at the U.S. Open. After two rounds, he was 2 over par and in the mix. Then Fowler flopped. In one of the ugliest rounds...
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San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria, left, watches his RBI single to score Buster Posey during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, June 13, 2018, in Miami. The Marlins won 5-4. At right is Miami Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
June 16, 2018 - 7:11 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco Giants third baseman Evan Longoria says he has elected to have surgery on his broken left hand and hopes to return soon after the All-Star break. Longoria was injured Thursday when he was hit by a pitch from Miami's Dan Straily. Longoria was given a timetable of six...
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June 16, 2018 - 6:38 pm
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Anna Nordqvist and Lee-Anne Pace each shot 8-under 64 on Saturday to share the third-round lead in the Meijer LPGA Classic. Nordqvist and Pace each birdied four of the first five holes and two of the last three — each making 20-footers on the par-4 18th — in their bogey-...
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Houston Astros' Max Stassi celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
June 16, 2018 - 5:53 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A.J. Hinch wiped the sweat from his brow after watching his Astros win their 10th straight game on Saturday, joking that he might get tossed early the next time out to avoid the Kansas City heat. The skipper hasn't been sweating many outcomes lately. Houston's latest solid...
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Croatia's Luka Modric, left, celebrates with teammate Ante Rebic after scoring from a penalty spot during the group D match between Croatia and Nigeria at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Luka Modric has scored on a penalty kick in the 71st minute to give Croatia a 2-0 lead over Nigeria in their World Cup match. The Croatia captain drilled the ball low into the corner as goalkeeper Francis Uzoho dove...
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Russian police detane Gay rights activist Peter Tatchell, center, as he holds a banner that read "Putin fails to act against Chechnya torture of gay people" near Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, June 14, 2018. A British LGBT activist has been detained has been detained near the Red Square for holding a one-man protest against Russia's abuse of gays. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
June 16, 2018 - 4:38 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent group that campaigns against racism and anti-gay abuse in sports has accused St. Petersburg authorities of having it evicted from its premises in the city. The Fare Network, which helps FIFA and UEFA investigate cases of discriminatory behavior by fans, had planned to...
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Brazil head coach Tite arrives to a press conference after Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Switzerland at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Rostov Arena in Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
June 16, 2018 - 4:32 pm
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil's national team around, Tite knows he's not perfect. Brazil, which will play its first World Cup match since its humiliating 7-1 loss to Germany in the 2014 semifinals against Switzerland on Sunday, has lost only...
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Egypt's Mohamed Salah, center, watches his team during the group A match between Egypt and Uruguay at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Yekaterinburg Arena in Yekaterinburg, Russia, Friday, June 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
June 16, 2018 - 3:56 pm
GROZNY, Russia (AP) — Fans and Chechnya's leadership have presented Egypt striker Mohamed Salah with a giant cake to mark his 26th birthday, the Egyptian soccer association's spokesman said Saturday. A video clip showed a cake coated in the colors of the Egyptian and Chechnya flags sitting on a...
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Mexico players listen to Mexico head coach Juan Carlos Osorio, left, during Mexico's official training on the eve of the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo)
June 16, 2018 - 2:35 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Mexico coach Juan Carlos Osorio has spotted a weakness in Germany's defense. The Colombian said Saturday that Germany's four-man backline leaves itself open to being hit on the counterattack because it plays too high up the field. "Any team that tries to play with a back four at the...
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