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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) high-fives Albert Pujols (5) after Ohtani's pinch-hit three-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
August 19, 2018 - 3:19 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols keeps climbing up the career hits list and hurting the Texas Rangers in their home park. Pujols drove in a season-high four runs, Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 11-7 on a rainy Saturday night. Pujols went 3 for 4 to...
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Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Dylan Floro reacts after being called for balk allowing the Seattle Mariners' Cameron Maybin to score from th third base during the tenth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Seattle. The Mariners won 5-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
August 19, 2018 - 2:55 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Anytime Nelson Cruz sees something awkward from a pitcher in his delivery, his default is to start screaming that it's a balk, even if it's not. For a change, Cruz was exactly right. He pointed and yelled at Los Angeles' Dylan Floro, who was called for a balk with one out in the 10th...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (4) throws against the Chicago Bears during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 19, 2018 - 2:33 am
DENVER (AP) — Chicago quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Denver QB Case Keenum feel better about their respective offenses after starting out faster and finally moving the chains Saturday night. "Scoring points always feels better," said Keenum, who led two scoring drives in three possessions one week...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers looks to throw a pass as offensive tackle Joe Barksdale (72) protects during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 19, 2018 - 2:31 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although Philip Rivers has only faced the Seattle Seahawks three times in games that count, he knows nearly everything about their defense because of Gus Bradley. Rivers used that know-how to get the Los Angeles Chargers off to a strong start in their first victory of the...
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August 19, 2018 - 1:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Diego Rubio scored two goals and Tim Melia had his 10th shutout of the season to help Sporting Kansas City beat the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Saturday night. Sporting (12-6-6) won its third straight to remain three points behind Western Conference-leading FC Dallas. Rubio...
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August 19, 2018 - 12:56 am
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Maynor Figueroa and Michael Barrios scored in FC Dallas' 2-0 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday night. The kickoff was delayed more than 2 1/2 hours because of lightning in the area. FC Dallas (13-5-6) remained three points ahead of Sporting Kansas City for the Western...
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Chicago White Sox's Adam Engel, bottom, steals second as Kansas City Royals shortstop Adalberto Mondesi catches the ball during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 19, 2018 - 12:54 am
CHICAGO (AP) — In a dim season for the last-place Kansas City Royals, rookie Brad Keller has been one of the few bright spots. Keller pitched five solid innings, Alex Gordon homered and Jorge Bonifacio had a go-ahead RBI single in the decisive sixth inning for the Royals, who rallied past the...
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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) throws a pass against the Houston Texans during the first half of an NFL preseason football game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
August 19, 2018 - 12:51 am
HOUSTON (AP) — After throwing just one pass in his return to game action last week, Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson was determined to stay on the field a little longer on Saturday night. Watson used his one series to march the Texans down the field, going 5 of 8 for 73 yards, capped by a...
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San Diego Padres celebrate after Christian Villanueva, center right, hit a walk-off single against the Arizona Diamondbacks during a baseball game in San Diego, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. The Padres won 7-6. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
August 19, 2018 - 12:45 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christian Villanueva had a hard time walking, yet still managed to get a walk-off hit. Villanueva, who fouled a ball off his foot on Friday night, had a walk-off pinch-hit single in the ninth inning, and the San Diego Padres ended a five-game skid with a 7-6 win over the Arizona...
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Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Jameis Winston looks for a receiver as he scrambles in the first half of a preseason NFL football game against the Tennessee Titans Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski))
August 19, 2018 - 12:29 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers certainly have had plenty of time to get used to the idea that Jameis Winston will miss the first three games of the season because of a suspension. Watching the quarterback light up a defense in just a quarter doesn't make it any easier. Winston...
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