Men's sports

June 25, 2018 - 3:17 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian soccer team competing at the World Cup is called the Socceroos. But a different kind of soccer-roo has dominated a pitch for half an hour in Canberra during a women's match. Capital Football Club official Amber Harvey said on Monday the misguided marsupial...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Josh Hader throws during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
June 25, 2018 - 2:51 am
In 1964, Boston reliever Dick Radatz struck out 181 batters in 79 relief appearances, setting a mark that still stands. According to Baseball-Reference.com, it's the most strikeouts in one year for a pitcher with zero starts. Relievers were used differently back then — Radatz threw 157 innings...
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File- This May 17, 2018, file photo shows Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson (74) skating with the puck during the third period of Game 4 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Washington. A person with knowledge of the move says the Capitals have re-signed Carlson to a $64 million, eight-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday, June 24, 2018, because the deal hadn’t yet been announced. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
June 25, 2018 - 2:45 am
The first big free agent re-signing with his own team is just the beginning of the frenzy that's to come around the NHL. Defenseman John Carlson signed a $64 million, eight-year deal with the Stanley Cup-champion Washington Capitals. His agent and the representatives for other pending unrestricted...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, right, scores on a single by Willy Adames as New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez fields a wide throw during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 25, 2018 - 2:38 am
A look at what's happening around baseball today: THIRTEEN AND COUNTING Edwin Jackson is set to play for his 13th team in the majors, matching the most by any big leaguer. The injury-depleted Athletics are promoting him from Triple-A to start at Detroit. The 34-year-old righty will tie the clubs...
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Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after he hit a single that drove in two runs during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, early Monday, June 25, 2018, in Washington. The Nationals won 8-6. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
June 25, 2018 - 2:17 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The offense that Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez has been waiting for showed up just in time to prevent a sweep at the hands of a division rival Sunday night. Daniel Murphy's single drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the Nationals rallied past...
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Nasa Hataoka gets doused with water after winning the NW Arkansas Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, at the Pinnacle Country Club in Rogers, Ark. (Charlie Kaijo/The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette via AP)
June 24, 2018 - 10:30 pm
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Nasa Hataoka didn't have the star power in her final grouping at the NW Arkansas Championship. What the Japanese teenager did have by the time she was finished was her first victory on the LPGA Tour. Hataoka shot an 8-under 63 to run away with the tournament at Pinnacle Country...
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Shamier Little celebrates as she wins the women's 400-meter hurdles at the U.S. Championships athletics meet, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 24, 2018 - 9:33 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Devon Allen is used to winning close races. Allen might never enter another event that'll be as close as the 110-meter hurdles Sunday at the USATF Outdoor championships. Allen, the former Oregon receiver, crossed in 13.452 seconds — with the up-and-coming Grant Holloway in...
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CORRECTS PLAYER AT LEFT TO JUSTIN SMOAK-Toronto Blue Jays' Devon Travis, right, is congratulated by Justin Smoak after hitting a three-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 24, 2018 - 9:24 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kendrys Morales ditched his glasses and found his swing. Morales connected for a pinch-hit homer in the 10th inning, sending the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-6 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Morales hit a two-out drive to right off Hansel Robles for his eighth...
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Bubba Watson tips his visor after making a birdie putt on the 18th green to win the Travelers Championship golf tournament, Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Cromwell, Conn. (AP Photo/Stew Milne)
June 24, 2018 - 9:19 pm
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Bubba Watson overcame a six-stroke deficit to win his third Travelers Championship title, shooting a 7-under 63 on Sunday for a three-stroke victory at TPC River Highlands. Watson became the first three-time winner on the PGA Tour this season, and pulled within one of Billy...
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Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich follows the flight of his single off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 24, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 24, 2018 - 9:13 pm
DENVER (AP) — Derek Dietrich was hoping for a chance at history but settled for a win in a torrid month for the Miami outfielder. He homered for the third straight game, leading Miami over the Colorado Rockies 8-5 on Sunday. Dietrich doubled, homered and singled in his first three at-bats but...
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