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Colorado Rockies starter Jon Gray watches a pitch to a Seattle Mariners batter during the eighth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Denver. Colorado won 4-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
July 15, 2018 - 1:53 am
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray went back to his power-pitching roots in a strong return to the majors. Gray returned from a two-week minor league demotion to pitch into the eighth inning, Carlos Gonzalez homered and the Colorado Rockies extended their strong finish to the season's first half by beating the...
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Oakland Athletics' Mark Canha, right, celebrates his two-run home run with Josh Phegley, left, during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday, July 14, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 15, 2018 - 1:23 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Mark Canha hit a go-ahead home run in the seventh inning and the Oakland Athletics continued their late-game success, rallying to beat the San Francisco Giants 4-3 on Saturday night. Stephen Piscotty and Marcus Semien had two hits apiece. Khris Davis added a...
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Martin Truex Jr. raises his arms in celebration following his victory in the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 15, 2018 - 12:41 am
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — No matter which driver led Martin Truex Jr., the advantage always seemed temporary as he positioned himself to make a pivotal move. Distance usually followed his passes, particularly after his final one that sealed his dominance. Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Cup Series race at...
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Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun, right, celebrates his home run with Mike Trout during the 10th inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
July 15, 2018 - 12:37 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kole Calhoun is making himself right at home at Dodger Stadium, blasting three homers in two games of the Freeway Series. Calhoun homered on his first pitch from All-Star closer Kenley Jansen in the 10th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-4 victory over the Dodgers on...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:30 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Saphir Taider and Ignacio Piatti scored as the Montreal Impact cruised to a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Evan Bush had two saves to earn his seventh clean sheet of the season for Montreal (9-12-0), which extended its winning streak at home to five...
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July 15, 2018 - 12:00 am
Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup No doubt: Djokovic wins 4th Wimbledon, 1st Slam in 2 years Deschamps joins Zagallo, Beckenbauer as champ player, coach No refuge from politics but France victory a fitting climax...
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Real Salt Lake defender Marcelo Silva (30) intercepts an inbound pass intended for Minnesota United forward Christian Ramirez (21) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Minneapolis. (Aaron Lavinsky/Star Tribune via AP)
July 14, 2018 - 11:54 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ibson Barreto da Silva scored and Darwin Quintero added a goal and two assists to help Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota (7-11-1) has won two of its last three after losing three straight. Ibson rolled a cross from Quintero just inside the post...
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New York Yankees' Austin Romine celebrates in the dugout after scoring on a double and two Cleveland Indians errors on a play during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 14, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
July 14, 2018 - 11:38 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — When he got back to the dugout, Austin Romine was greeted with smiling faces and laughter. "Why does everyone have fun watching a catcher round the bases?" he said. Romine chuckled, too. New York's backup catcher came all the way around and scored when Cleveland committed two...
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Lightning flashes in the distance as a thunderstorm passes over Busch Stadium during a rain delay in a baseball game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Cincinnati Reds Saturday, July 14, 2018, in St. Louis. The rain delay was the second of the game. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 14, 2018 - 11:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jose Peraza's best game at the plate turned out to be Mike Matheny's last in the Cardinals' dugout. Peraza had a career-best five hits, Scooter Gennett drove in two runs and the Reds waited out a pair of rain delays before beating St. Louis 8-2 on Saturday night. The Cardinals...
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July 14, 2018 - 11:25 pm
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Tim Howard made a point blank save late in the first half and the Colorado Rapids held on for a scoreless draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Luis Gil was sprung by Tomas Martinez's through ball but Howard made the reaction to stop Gil's shot and keep it...
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