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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jake Arrieta delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 27, 2017 - 12:08 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Wednesday night to move into first in the NL Central. After a disappointing start to the season, the Cubs (53-47) are roaring again. The reigning World Series champions...
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United States' Jordan Morris scores his team's second goal against Jamaica during the second half of the Gold Cup final soccer match in Santa Clara, Calif., Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 26, 2017 - 11:57 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris scored a tiebreaking goal in the 88th minute, and the United States beat Jamaica 2-1 Wednesday night for its sixth CONCACAF Gold Cup title and first since 2013. Jozy Altidore's goal on a 28-yard free kick in the 45th minute beat backup goalkeeper Dwayne...
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FILE - In this May 11, 2017, file photo, Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel delivers to a New York Yankees batter during a baseball game in New York. Keuchel is set to rejoin the Astros’ rotation on Friday, July 28, at the Detroit Tigers. The 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner has not pitched since June 2 due to a neck injury that sent him to the disabled list for the second time this year. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
July 26, 2017 - 10:02 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: ___ ALL BUNCHED UP The AL East is bunched up as Tampa Bay opens a four-game series at the Yankees on Thursday, when Chris Archer (7-6) starts for the Rays and CC Sabathia (9-3) for New York. Boston, which ended a four-game skid by winning...
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July 26, 2017 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall signed his $170 million, four-year contract extension that owner Ted Leonsis said provides the Washington Wizards with long-term stability. Team President Ernie Grunfeld announced the completion of the deal Wednesday. Wall said in a video posted on Twitter on Friday that...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 21, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 26, 2017 - 9:27 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Thursday: ___ ALL BUNCHED UP The AL East is bunched up as Tampa Bay opens a four-game series at the Yankees on Thursday, when Chris Archer (7-6) starts for the Rays and CC Sabathia (9-3) for New York. Boston, which ended a four-game skid by winning...
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Italy's gold medal winner Federica Pellegrini, United States' silver medal winner Katie Ledecky and Australia's silver medal winner Emma McKeon, from left, show off their medals after the women's 200-meter freestyle final during the swimming competitions of the World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
July 26, 2017 - 12:57 pm
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Katie Ledecky surged to the wall. Someone else was already there. For the first time ever at the world championships, Ledecky knows what it's like to lose. Bidding to become only the second female swimmer to win six golds at a single worlds, Ledecky settled for silver in...
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July 26, 2017 - 11:44 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped all charges against a two-sport star at a suburban Pittsburgh high school who had been accused of raping a 17-year-old girl. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ( http://bit.ly/2v80JHq ) reports that Allegheny County prosecutors told a judge the girl and her...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, retired Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles. Phelps lost to a shark in the Discovery Channel’s Shark Week special “Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great White," which aired on July 23, 2017. It was billed as a race between Phelps and the predator but much to the disappointment of some Twitter users, Phelps didn’t actually swim in the water next to the shark.(Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
July 26, 2017 - 10:14 am
Don't expect an apology from Michael Phelps to TV viewers who were disappointed with his race against a simulated great white shark for a Discovery Channel Shark Week special. The winningest athlete in Olympic history was bested by two seconds Sunday night in "Phelps vs. Shark: Great Gold vs. Great...
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Seattle Mariners' Guillermo Heredia (5) is greeted at the plate as Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez watches after Heredia hit a three-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 26, 2017 - 3:27 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Jean Segura rolled an RBI single up the middle with two outs in the 13th inning to cap a two-run rally and give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in a game that ended early Wednesday morning. Mitch Haniger walked with one out in the 13th off Doug Fister (0-5...
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Seattle Mariners' Guillermo Heredia (5) is greeted at the plate as Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez watches after Heredia hit a three-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 25, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 26, 2017 - 3:21 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Jean Segura rolled an RBI single up the middle with two outs in the 13th inning to cap a two-run rally and give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox in a game that ended early Wednesday morning. Mitch Haniger walked with one out in the 13th off Doug Fister (0-5...
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