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Toronto Blue Jays' Justin Smoak celebrates his solo home run with Kendrys Morales (8) during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
July 13, 2018 - 11:01 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Pillar had four hits and Justin Smoak had three, including a pair of homers, and they drove in four runs apiece on Friday night to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Red Sox 13-7 and snap Boston's 10-game winning streak. Dwight Smith Jr. also homered for Toronto, which won for...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the Washington Nationals during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 13, 2018 - 10:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Noah Syndergaard pitched out of trouble in a rusty return from the disabled list and helped himself with an RBI single as the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night. Amed Rosario tripled and doubled, both times over Bryce Harper's head in center field, and...
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Los Angeles Dodgers infielder Chase Utley pauses for a moment during a news conference held to announce his retirement at the end of the season, Friday, July 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 13, 2018 - 9:31 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Utley will retire from baseball at the end of this season, capping a 16-year career that included a World Series championship with Philadelphia and an elder-statesman role with the Los Angeles Dodgers. The six-time All-Star said he's leaving to spend more time with his wife...
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July 13, 2018 - 8:21 pm
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University on Friday settled a federal Title IX lawsuit brought by a former volleyball player who alleged that she was drugged and gang raped by at least four football players in 2012. Terms of the settlement with the woman, identified in court papers only as Jane Doe,...
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Elaine Crosby putts on the 11th during the second round of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open golf tournament in Wheaton, Ill., Friday , July 13, 2018. (Joe Lewnard/Daily Herald via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 8:17 pm
WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — British golfers Laura Davies and Trish Johnson recovered from rough stretches on Friday after two rounds of the inaugural U.S. Senior Women's Open. Both stand at 4-under par 142 through 36 holes. Johnson had an eagle on the par-5 fourth hole to cap a comeback, after starting on...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Thames watches his RBI single off Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Michael Feliz during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 12, 2018. The Pirates won 6-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 13, 2018 - 8:16 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee outfielder Eric Thames left the Brewers game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday with right hamstring tightness. Thames suffered the injury while playing a ball hit into the right field corner in the top of the second inning. He was replaced by Hernan Perez. Thames...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers tight end Jesse James (81) loses his grip on the football after crossing the goal line on a pass play against the New England Patriots in the closing seconds of the fourth quarter of an NFL football game in Pittsburgh. The NFL has a simplified catch rule designed to eliminate confusion — and, the league hopes, controversy — about receptions. The committee cited overturned receptions by tight ends James and Zach Miller last season among the dozens of plays they reviewed "dozens of times," according to committee chairman Rick McKay, president of the Atlanta Falcons. (AP Photo/Don Wright, File)
July 13, 2018 - 7:59 pm
PLANO, Texas (AP) — Walt Coleman doesn't see the revamped catch rule as a big change for NFL game officials because the veteran referee believes they've already been calling catches the new way. If anything, Coleman figures there will be fewer reviews of their rulings. "Most of the calls that...
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Rafael Nadal of Spain leaves the court after play was suspended in his men's singles semifinals match against Serbia's Novak Djokovic at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships, in London, Saturday July 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
July 13, 2018 - 7:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — It was the kind of tennis that Wimbledon's Centre Court crowd would gladly have watched all night long. The show being put on by Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal was so good it could have been an instant classic had they been able to finish their semifinal before the tournament's 11 p...
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Belgium coach Roberto Martinez watches the semifinal match between France and Belgium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
July 13, 2018 - 7:21 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Here's a look at what's coming up at the World Cup, which is down to its last two matches: the third-place game Saturday in St. Petersburg between Belgium and England, and the final the following day in Moscow between France and Croatia. KEEP KICKING AND CARRY ON Gareth Southgate and...
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Houston Astros starter Charlie Morton pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 1, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
July 13, 2018 - 6:50 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston right-hander Charlie Morton was added to the American League All-Star team on Friday, giving the Astros a major league-leading six players in next week's game. Morton joins fellow starters Justin Verlander and Gerrit Cole on the squad, which also features Houston second...
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