Men's sports

September 05, 2018 - 5:34 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The task of drawing new boundaries for thousands of federal and state legislative districts is still about three years away, yet the political battle over redistricting already is playing out in this year's midterm elections. North Carolina's congressional elections were...
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Boston Red Sox Brandon Phillips follows through on a game-winning two-run home run in the ninth inning of baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Boston won 9-8. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 05, 2018 - 5:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Already a three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award winner, Brandon Phillips learned this summer as a 37-year-old minor leaguer to relish playing baseball "until I wake up." Added Phillips: "I'm still dreaming." Phillips' two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning off A.J...
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Basketball star LeBron James, holds his daughter Zhuri, as he accepts Harlem Fashion Row's ICON 360 Award for his contribution to fashion and philanthropy at the HFR fashion show and awards ceremony before the start of New York Fashion Week, Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Diane Bondareff)
September 05, 2018 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the company's Colin Kaepernick ad campaign. The basketball superstar — and new Los Angeles Laker — made the remarks as he received an award Tuesday for both his style and his...
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Tiger Woods chips the ball to the ninth hole during a practice round for the BMW championship golf tournament at the Aronimink Golf Club in Newtown Square, Pa., Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Easily overlooked in golf this week is that other "cup," the one more about finances than flags. Jordan Spieth sure hasn't forgotten about the FedEx Cup. One year after he was in the mix for the $10 million bonus until the final hour at East Lake in Atlanta, Spieth is...
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FILE - This May 8, 2007 file photo shows the Purdue Pharma offices in Stamford, Conn. On Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, the company, whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking a nationwide overdose and addiction crisis says it’s helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)
September 05, 2018 - 3:01 pm
A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking the addiction and overdose crisis says it's helping to fund an effort to make a lower-cost overdose antidote. OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma announced Wednesday that it's making a $3.4 million grant to Harm...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 file photo, Sergio Garcia of Spain watches his tee shot on the 12th hole during the first round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament in Greensboro, N.C. Sergio Garcia, Ian Poulter, Henrik Stenson and Paul Casey are the European team’s wild-card selections for the Ryder Cup. European captain Thomas Bjorn made the announcement on Wednesday, Sept. 5 picking experienced players to balance a team containing five rookies among the automatic qualifiers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, file)
September 05, 2018 - 12:34 pm
The chance of playing another Ryder Cup kept Ian Poulter motivated through his dark times over the last two years. Paul Casey made major changes to his schedule in order to get another shot at golf's greatest team event. Throughout his own recent slump, Sergio Garcia was in regular conversation...
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September 05, 2018 - 11:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 11:30 a.m. It's another scorching hot day in New York and that means the extreme heat policy is back in effect for the third consecutive day at the U.S. Open. The policy allows a 10-minute break between the second and...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 8, 2017 file photo, Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp applauds fans after Liverpool beat Stoke 2-1 in the English Premier League soccer match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium, Stoke on Trent, England. Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp has made an intriguing signing in his technical staff which has only been made public in recent days: Thomas Gronnemark, the first throw-in coach in English soccer. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
September 05, 2018 - 5:58 am
Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp is covering every base in his bid to win the team's first English league title since 1990. During an offseason when Liverpool spent $200 million — more than any other Premier League club — to strengthen the playing squad, Klopp also made an intriguing signing in his...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez, center, smiles while being relieved against the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 05, 2018 - 3:59 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: LET'S BE FRIENDS Still in contention for a postseason spot, the Seattle Mariners seem to have some internal issues that need sorting out. A brawl broke out in the team's clubhouse Tuesday several hours before a game against Baltimore at Safeco...
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit, right, celebrates with Gleyber Torres (25) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Fernando Rodney during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 05, 2018 - 2:59 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Voit let a changeup go by for a called strike on the first pitch from Fernando Rodney in the eighth inning. When the Athletics reliever tried sneaking another changeup past him, Voit sent it soaring into the left-field stands. The big first baseman hit a tiebreaking home...
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