Men's sports

Honolulu, Hawaii's Aukai Kea delivers in the first inning of the United States Championship baseball game against Peachtree City, Georgia at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
August 25, 2018 - 5:47 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Aukai Kea struck out 15 while throwing a complete game as Hawaii went ahead on a pinch-hit single by John De la Cruz and defeated Georgia 3-0 to advance to the Little League World Series championship on Saturday. De la Cruz's hit broke a scoreless tie in the fourth...
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Wolverhampton Wanderers players celebrate after Willy Boly, 2nd right, scored the opening goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Manchester City at the Molineux Stadium in Wolverhampton, England, Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)
August 25, 2018 - 9:56 am
WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP) — The Premier League's delay in introducing VAR came under the spotlight Saturday when Manchester City dropped early points in its title defense in a 1-1 draw at newcomer Wolverhampton. Television replays showed Willy Boly used his arm to put Wolves in front but they...
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FILE - In this Friday, May 29, 2015 file photo Jibril Rajoub, president of the Palestinian Football Association speaks during the 65th FIFA Congress held at the Hallenstadion in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has banned the head of the Palestinian Football Association from attending soccer games for a year for inciting hatred and violence toward Lionel Messi. Jibril Rajoub called on Arab soccer fans to burn Messi posters and shirts if he participated in an Argentina game in Israel in June. (Patrick B. Kraemer/Keystone via AP, File)
August 25, 2018 - 7:38 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of Palestinian soccer said Saturday he will appeal FIFA's year-long ban on him for inciting against Argentine superstar Lionel Messi as part of his campaign to stop Argentina's national team from playing in Israel. Jibril Rajoub told The Associated Press he was...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Orlando Arcia celebrates after hitting a walk off single during the 15th inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 25, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 7-6. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 25, 2018 - 3:06 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After giving up the go-ahead runs in the top of the 15th, Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jordan Lyles took advantage of a chance to redeem himself in the bottom of the inning. Left in the game to bat and with his team trailing by two runs, Lyles drew a two-out walk off Pittsburgh...
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August 25, 2018 - 2:10 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: GROWING BOTE OF WORK Cubs rookie David Bote tries to keep his sensational rookie season rolling in a game against Cincinnati. Bote walked off Chicago with a 10th-inning homer Friday, his second game-ending shot this month. The 25-year-old didn't...
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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Alex Gordon after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 25, 2018 - 1:23 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez made a young fan's night by coming through on his promise to hit a home run. A few hours later, a couple kids on the Kansas City Royals hit their own memorable shots. Ryan O'Hearn and Hunter Dozier became the first rookies ever to hit back-to-back home runs to...
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Japan's Rikako Ikee hold sup her gold medal after winning the women's 50m freestyle final during the swimming competition at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 25, 2018 - 12:25 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Rikako Ikee could very well be the smiling face of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, a new star that organizers are sure to promote during the build-up to the games. The 18-year-old Japanese swimmer has a lot to be happy about. Capped by a record eight medals at the Asian Games —...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Willy Adames, left, celebrates his two-run home run in front Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
August 24, 2018 - 11:54 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox had a lot of hits again. However, they couldn't put them together to get a lot of scorng. Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Boston finished...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ryan Borucki throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 11:00 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Arrieta wasn't too happy with the effort his Philadelphia Phillies produced against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto beat Philadelphia 4-2 on Friday night, handing the slumping Phillies...
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Atlanta United's Josef Martinez runs down the field with his shirt off after scoring a goal against Orlando City during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 24, 2018 - 10:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez broke the MLS season goal record with his 28th, giving Atlanta United the lead in the 74th minute in a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Friday night. Martinez broke a tie for the record with Roy Lassiter, Chris Wondolowski and Bradley Wright-Phillips. Martinez has...
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