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Tampa Bay Rays' C.J. Cron rounds the bases after his home run off of Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Matt Barnes (32) during the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
August 19, 2018 - 5:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jalen Beeks made his major league debut at Fenway Park earlier this season, and it didn't go well. Neither did his next appearance on that mound. Traded away by Boston last month, Beeks returned Sunday with the Tampa Bay Rays and fared a lot better. Beeks pitched four strong innings...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Mike Moustakas hits a two-run double during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 19, 2018 - 5:19 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run double, Jhoulys Chacin beat St. Louis for the first time in his career and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Cardinals 2-1 on Sunday. Milwaukee (69-57) snapped a three-game losing streak and moved back ahead of St. Louis (68-57) for the second National...
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A medical helicopter takes off from the infield during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 5:18 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — IndyCar driver Robert Wickens was taken by helicopter for medical treatment following a violent wreck at the start of Sunday's race at Pocono Raceway, where a driver was killed in 2015. IndyCar said Wickens was awake and alert as he was taken to a hospital. The 29-year-old...
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Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez follows through on a two-run home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez during the third inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
August 19, 2018 - 5:10 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez and the Cincinnati Reds closed out a nice weekend with another solid day at the plate. It was quite a response to a tough series against Cleveland. Suarez hit a two-run homer during Cincinnati's seven-run third inning, and the Reds swept the San Francisco Giants...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Dr. Larry Nassar appears in court for a plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Authorities say disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to another federal prison facility. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, shows the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor is at the Oklahoma Federal Transfer Facility. He had been imprisoned in Tucson, Arizona. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
August 19, 2018 - 5:08 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say disgraced former sports doctor Larry Nassar has been transferred to another federal prison facility. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website on Sunday shows the former Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics doctor is at the Oklahoma Federal Transfer Center...
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FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2018, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) talks with quarterback Josh McCown (15) during the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Atlanta Falcons, in East Rutherford, N.J. McCown is still No. 1 on the New York Jets' quarterbacks depth chart. At this point, though, he might as well be No. 100. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)
August 19, 2018 - 5:07 pm
FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Josh McCown is still No. 1 on the New York Jets' quarterback depth chart. At this point, though, he might as well be No. 100. With each practice, it appears increasingly likely that rookie Sam Darnold will be the starter when the regular season kicks off in three weeks...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher J.A. Happ pitches in the first inning of a baseball game against Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018 in New York. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
August 19, 2018 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — J.A. Happ stayed unbeaten with the New York Yankees by topping his former Toronto teammates, and Greg Bird hit a grand slam during a six-run first inning Sunday in a 10-2 win over the Blue Jays. The Yankees completed a three-game sweep, but lost shortstop Didi Gregorius to an...
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Track workers repair a section of fence after a wreck during the IndyCar auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2018 - 5:02 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest from the IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Pocono Raceway president Ben May says about 80 feet of fence and a few posts were damaged in the wreck that sent IndyCar driver Robert Wickens to the hospital. The Pocono staff needed about two...
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Kiki Bertens, of the Netherlands, celebrates after defeating Simona Halep, of Romania, during the finals at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 19, 2018 - 4:56 pm
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kiki Bertens served a 109 mph ace , flipped her racket away, fell to her knees and raised both arms. Moments later, she covered her face for a joyous cry, wiping the tears away with her sweat-soaked blue wristband. One point away from another loss, she had pulled off her biggest...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena begins to celebrate as he threw a complete baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 19, 2018 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jose Urena made the most of his borrowed time, pitching a two-hitter for his first complete game in the majors and leading the Miami Marlins over the Washington Nationals 12-1 on Sunday. Urena (4-12) was suspended for six games by Major League Baseball after hitting Atlanta rookie...
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