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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty breaks his bat on a two-run single against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
September 06, 2018 - 1:48 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Whether playing 20 straight games without a break, bouncing back from a tough loss or pulling off a late-game rally, manager Bob Melvin sure appreciates his resilient Oakland Athletics. Stephen Piscotty hit a two-run single, Matt Chapman and Matt Olson each doubled in a run,...
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Madison Keys celebrates after defeating Carla Suarez Navarro, of Spain, in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 05, 2018 - 9:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Madison Keys is into her third semifinal in the past five Grand Slam tournaments, including two in a row at the U.S. Open. She's still in search of major title No. 1. The 14th-seeded American used her big-strike game built on serves and forehands to overpower No. 30 Carla Suarez...
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
September 05, 2018 - 7:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and the team says Tommy John surgery has been recommended. The Angels said Ohtani had an MRI on Wednesday in Texas that revealed the problem in his ulnar collateral ligament. "There's more...
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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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