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European star Pettersen out of Solheim Cup with back injury

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:07:27 -0500

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — European golfer Suzann Pettersen has pulled out of this weekend's Solheim Cup because of a back injury.


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Matuidi having a medical at Juventus ahead of move from PSG

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:05:14 -0500

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi was having a medical at Juventus on Wednesday ahead of a potential move to the Serie A club.



Preseason boys soccer rankings

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:00:00 -0500

STLhighschoolSPORTS.com rankings - 8/16/2017 Large schoolsLast Week1. CBC (0-0)NR2. Summit (0-0)NR3. Edwardsville (0-0)NR4. Vianney (0-0)NR5. Eureka (0-0)NR6. SLUH (0-0)NR7. Fort Zumwalt South (0-0)NR8. Ladue (0-0)NR9. Collinsville (0-0)NR10. De Smet (0-0)NR



St. Louis Blues owners go to court over funding snag

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:48:37 -0500

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Owners of the NHL's St. Louis Blues are taking the city's comptroller to court for refusing to sign a $64 million financing agreement to renovate the Scottrade Center.



Browns' Thomas doesn't want team to rush rookie QB Kizer

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:51:44 -0500

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl tackle Joe Thomas hopes the team doesn't rush rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer.



St. Louis Blues owners go to court over funding snag

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:48:37 -0500

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Owners of the NHL's St. Louis Blues are taking the city's comptroller to court for refusing to sign a $64 million financing agreement to renovate the Scottrade Center.






Chiefs break Missouri Western camp, begin considering future

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:38:46 -0500

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs broke training camp at Missouri Western State University on Wednesday. Whether they'll be back next season is expected to be decided soon.


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Wyoming QB Allen up for Manning Award

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:37:50 -0500

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming quarterback Josh Allen has been named to the Manning Award Preseason Watch List.



Ryan Leaf joins SiriusXM as college sports talk-show host

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:36:09 -0500

Former NFL quarterback and Washington State star Ryan Leaf is joining SiriusXM's for regular talk show appearances on the satellite radio's college sports channel.



O'Brien has 4 hits, leads Vancouver to 10-5 win over Salem-Keizer

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:16:18 -0500

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Cam O'Brien, Norberto Obeso, Logan Warmoth and Brock Lundquist recorded three hits each, as Vancouver beat the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 10-5 on Tuesday.



UNC academic case finally reaches NCAA infractions hearing

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:12:07 -0500

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — It has taken more than two years for North Carolina to appear before an NCAA infractions committee panel since initially being charged with five top-level violations amid its long-running academic scandal.


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US, Wolfsburg defender Brooks out 3 months with thigh injury

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:03:23 -0500

WOLFSBURG, Germany (AP) — United States defender John Anthony Brooks has been ruled out for around three months with a thigh injury sustained on his competitive debut for Wolfsburg.



Class C 6-man champion Hot Springs forfeits football season

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:04:38 -0500

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Last year's Montana Class C 6-man champion Hot Springs is forfeiting its 2017 football season because it does not have enough players.



Review: Minnesota handled football suspensions properly

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:04:14 -0500

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota followed law and policy properly when it suspended 10 football players last fall following an accusation of sexual assault, an outside review found.



Kentucky Football Prep Polls Advisory

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:58:54 -0500

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Lopez's single leads Tri-City to 4-3 win over Hillsboro

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:48:27 -0500

PASCO, Wash. (AP) -- Justin Lopez hit a run-scoring single in the sixth inning to give the Tri-City Dust Devils a 4-3 win over the Hillsboro Hops on Tuesday.



Ciriaco's single leads Sacramento to 7-6 win over Reno

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:48:16 -0500

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Juan Ciriaco hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Sacramento River Cats to a 7-6 win over the Reno Aces on Tuesday.



Raley leads Rancho Cucamonga to 11-9 win over Stockton

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:44:17 -0500

RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif. (AP) -- Luke Raley had four hits and two RBI as the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes beat the Stockton Ports 11-9 on Tuesday.






Butcher an NHL free agent after not signing with Avalanche

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:39:45 -0500

College hockey's top player is an NHL free agent after former University of Denver defenseman Will Butcher allowed a deadline to pass without signing with the Colorado Avalanche.


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Jipping scores winning run in 11th, Boise beats Everett 5-4 in walk-off finish

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:36:32 -0500

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Daniel Jipping scored the winning run on an error in the 11th inning, as the Boise Hawks beat the Everett AquaSox 5-4 on Tuesday.



Curletta's single leads Modesto to 4-2 win over Visalia

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:36:26 -0500

VISALIA, Calif. (AP) -- Joey Curletta hit a run-scoring single in the fifth inning, leading the Modesto Nuts to a 4-2 win over the Visalia Rawhide on Tuesday.



Tinoco, Hampson carry Lancaster to 5-3 win over San Jose

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:36:25 -0500

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Garrett Hampson hit a two-run home run and had two hits, and Jesus Tinoco struck out nine hitters over six innings as the Lancaster JetHawks defeated the San Jose Giants 5-3 on Tuesday.



Carrillo hits grand slam, leads Las Vegas over Fresno

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:36:21 -0500

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- Xorge Carrillo hit a grand slam in the fourth inning, leading the Las Vegas 51s to a 6-5 win over the Fresno Grizzlies on Tuesday.



Linebacker Booker gets another chance for Ohio State

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:33:40 -0500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After he injured his knee in Ohio State's season opener last year, linebacker Dante Booker was a man in limbo.


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Carlos Bacca joins Villarreal, Boateng leaves Las Palmas

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:30:19 -0500

MADRID (AP) — Colombia striker Carlos Bacca joined Spanish club Villarreal on loan from AC Milan on Wednesday.



PGA Tour gets new sponsor for winners-only Kapalua event

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:28:47 -0500

Wisconsin-based Sentry Insurance has agreed to a five-year deal to become the title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event at Kapalua, a move that strengthens the tour's commitment to starting the new year in Hawaii.


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Thompson leads Spokane to 5-4 win over Eugene

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:20:25 -0500

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- Tyree Thompson threw six scoreless innings, leading the Spokane Indians over the Eugene Emeralds in a 5-4 win on Tuesday.






Clark leads Wisconsin to 10-0 win over Beloit

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:05:16 -0500

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) -- Zach Clark hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, leading the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers to a 10-0 win over the Beloit Snappers on Tuesday.



Dawson scores winning run, Quad Cities beats Peoria 3-2 in walk-off finish

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:05:15 -0500

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) -- Ronnie Dawson scored the winning run on a forceout in the ninth inning, as the Quad Cities River Bandits defeated the Peoria Chiefs 3-2 on Tuesday.



Lowe hits walk-off homer, Bowling Green beats Lake County 5-4

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:05:14 -0500

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Josh Lowe hit a walk-off solo homer, as the Bowling Green Hot Rods topped the Lake County Captains 5-4 on Tuesday.



Wilson, Smith lead the way for Kane County

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:05:12 -0500

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) -- Marcus Wilson doubled and singled, also stealing two bases as the Kane County Cougars beat the Clinton LumberKings 5-4 on Tuesday.



Martinez's sac fly leads Myrtle Beach to 3-2 win over Winston-Salem

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:05:10 -0500

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Eddy Martinez hit a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning, driving in Trent Giambrone with the go-ahead run, as the Myrtle Beach Pelicans beat the Winston-Salem Dash 3-2 in the first game of a doubleheader on…



Mejias-Brean, Bishop and Mariscal lead Arkansas in win

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:55 -0500

FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- Seth Mejias-Brean had four hits, while Braden Bishop and Chris Mariscal recorded three apiece as the Arkansas Travelers beat the Frisco RoughRiders 9-2 on Tuesday.



Gomber, Nogowski lift Springfield over San Antonio 7-2

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:53 -0500

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- John Nogowski had four hits, and Austin Gomber allowed just one hit over six innings as the Springfield Cardinals beat the San Antonio Missions 7-2 on Tuesday.



Mateo hits walk-off single in 11th, Midland beats NW Arkansas 4-3

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:52 -0500

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) -- Jorge Mateo hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Midland RockHounds beat the Northwest Arkansas Naturals 4-3 on Tuesday.



Schwindel's double leads Omaha to 1-0 win over Okla. City

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:47 -0500

PAPILLION, Neb. (AP) -- Frank Schwindel hit a run-scoring double in the seventh inning to give the Omaha Storm Chasers a 1-0 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Tuesday.



Carter's triple leads Nashville to 6-5 win over Memphis

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:45 -0500

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Chris Carter hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning, leading the Nashville Sounds to a 6-5 win over the Memphis Redbirds on Tuesday.



Markey, Garner and Hancock shut out Col. Springs, Iowa wins 2-0

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:43 -0500

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Brad Markey, David Garner and Justin Hancock combined for a shutout as the Iowa Cubs beat the Colorado Springs Sky Sox 2-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.



Cardullo, Prime lead the way for Hartford

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:42 -0500

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Stephen Cardullo homered, tripled and singled, scoring a couple of runs while also driving home two as the Hartford Yard Goats topped the New Hampshire Fisher Cats 6-1 on Tuesday.



Collins' single leads Toledo over Charlotte in 10 innings

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:40 -0500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Jim Adduci scored on a wild pitch and JaCoby Jones scored on a single in the top of the 10th inning to lead the Toledo Mud Hens to a 5-3 win over the Charlotte Knights on…



Hague's single leads Rochester to 6-2 win over Columbus

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:39 -0500

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Matt Hague hit a run-scoring single in the first inning, leading the Rochester Red Wings to a 6-2 win over the Columbus Clippers on Tuesday.



Asher, Dickerson lead Norfolk to 2-0 win over Lehigh Valley

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:37 -0500

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) -- Chris Dickerson tripled and singled twice, and Alec Asher allowed just three hits over seven innings as the Norfolk Tides topped the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 2-0 on Tuesday.



Looking to Lynn to restore order

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:04:00 -0500

Veteran starter allowed two earned runs or fewer during his last eight starts while assuming the role of staff ace and building his stock for free agency.


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Davis carries Louisville to 5-1 win over Pawtucket

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:34 -0500

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Rookie Davis tossed a six-hit complete game, leading the Louisville Bats to a 5-1 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.



Dixon, Vincej lead the way for Louisville

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:33 -0500

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Brandon Dixon tripled and singled, driving in a run and also scoring one as the Louisville Bats beat the Pawtucket Red Sox 3-1 in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.



Delgado, Thompson carry Binghamton to 5-3 win over Erie

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:28 -0500

ERIE, Pa. (AP) -- David Thompson hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in three, and Casey Delgado allowed just three hits over 8 1/3 innings as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies topped the Erie SeaWolves 5-3 on…



Taveras, Prescott lead Hickory to 9-4 win over Hagerstown

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:27 -0500

HICKORY, N.C. (AP) -- Leody Taveras hit a three-run home run in the fourth inning, and Blaine Prescott homered and had four hits, driving in two as the Hickory Crawdads defeated the Hagerstown Suns 9-4 on Tuesday.



Abreu's single leads Asheville over Rome in 17 innings

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:26 -0500

ROME, Ga. (AP) -- Willie Abreu hit a two-run single in the top of the 17th inning to lead the Asheville Tourists to a 6-4 win over the Rome Braves on Tuesday.



Florentino induces groundout, leads Greenville to 2-1 win over Charleston

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:25 -0500

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Juan Florentino got Isiah Gilliam to ground out with the bases loaded to end the game, leading the Greenville Drive to a 2-1 win over the Charleston RiverDogs on Tuesday.



Strom leads Columbia to 5-2 win over Augusta

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:23 -0500

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- Ian Strom hit a two-run double in the sixth inning, leading the Columbia Fireflies to a 5-2 win over the Augusta GreenJackets on Tuesday.



Brown hits walk-off single, Greensboro beats Delmarva 12-11

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:22 -0500

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Micah Brown hit a walk-off single with one out in the ninth inning, as the Greensboro Grasshoppers defeated the Delmarva Shorebirds 12-11 on Tuesday.



Pieters scores winning run in 10th, South Bend beats Fort Wayne 7-6 in walk-off finish

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:21 -0500

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Luis Ayala drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th inning to score the winning run, as the South Bend Cubs topped the Fort Wayne TinCaps 7-6 on Tuesday.



Heredia's double leads Great Lakes to 12-2 win over Lansing

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:19 -0500

MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) -- Starling Heredia hit a run-scoring double in the third inning, leading the Great Lakes Loons to a 12-2 win over the Lansing Lugnuts on Tuesday.



Pinero, Hill lead the way for West Michigan

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:18 -0500

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Danny Pinero was a triple short of the cycle, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple as the West Michigan Whitecaps topped the Dayton Dragons 7-5 on Tuesday.



Whitefield leads Cedar Rapids over Burlington 5-2

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:17 -0500

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) -- Aaron Whitefield tripled and singled as the Cedar Rapids Kernels topped the Burlington Bees 5-2 on Tuesday.



Young's single leads Palm Beach to 9-8 win over Dunedin

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:15 -0500

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) -- Andy Young hit a run-scoring single in the ninth inning, leading the Palm Beach Cardinals to a 9-8 win over the Dunedin Blue Jays on Tuesday.



McNeil, Mora lift St. Lucie over Clearwater 5-4

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:14 -0500

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) -- Jeff McNeil doubled and singled, driving in two runs as the St. Lucie Mets topped the Clearwater Threshers 5-4 on Tuesday.



Burke, Brosseau carry Charlotte to 5-2 win over Jupiter

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:12 -0500

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Michael Brosseau singled twice, and Brock Burke struck out 12 hitters over eight innings as the Charlotte Stone Crabs defeated the Jupiter Hammerheads 5-2 on Tuesday.



Hughston, Moore lift Bradenton over Daytona 5-3

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:11 -0500

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) -- Casey Hughston homered and doubled as the Bradenton Marauders defeated the Daytona Tortugas 5-3 on Tuesday.



Van Hoosier scores winning run, Down East beats Carolina 1-0 in walk-off finish

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:10 -0500

KINSTON, N.C. (AP) -- Luis La O hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Evan Van Hoosier with the winning run in the ninth inning, as the Down East Wood Ducks topped the Carolina Mudcats 1-0 on Tuesday.



Tom hits walk-off double, Lynchburg beats Buies Creek 3-2

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:09 -0500

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Ka'ai Tom had a walk-off double, as the Lynchburg Hillcats defeated the Buies Creek Astros 3-2 on Tuesday.



Baez leads Potomac to 5-1 win over Salem

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:08 -0500

WOODBRIDGE, Va. (AP) -- Joan Baez allowed just two hits over six innings, leading the Potomac Nationals over the Salem Red Sox in a 5-1 win on Tuesday.



Gatto, Lavendier and Isaac shut out Lake Elsinore, Inland Empire wins 2-0

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:04 -0500

LAKE ELSINORE, Calif. (AP) -- Joe Gatto, Winston Lavendier and Sean Isaac combined for a shutout as the Inland Empire 66ers defeated the Lake Elsinore Storm 2-0 on Tuesday.



Myrtle Beach beats Winston-Salem 5-0

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:02 -0500

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) -- Tyler Alamo scored on a wild pitch, Eddy Martinez scored on a passed ball and Connor Myers scored on a balk in the second inning, leading the Myrtle Beach Pelicans to a 5-0 win over the…



Villanueva's sac fly leads El Paso to 4-2 win over Albuquerque

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:01:00 -0500

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Christian Villanueva drove in Travis Jankowski with a sacrifice fly in the first inning, leading the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 4-2 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Tuesday.



Ngoepe leads Indianapolis to 8-3 win over Buffalo

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:57 -0500

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Gift Ngoepe hit two home runs and drove in five runs, as the Indianapolis Indians defeated the Buffalo Bisons 8-3 on Tuesday.



Snyder's homer leads Syracuse to 5-4 win over Durham

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:54 -0500

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Brandon Snyder hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, leading the Syracuse Chiefs to a 5-4 win over the Durham Bulls on Tuesday.



Wren's single leads Col. Springs to 6-4 win over Iowa

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:53 -0500

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Kyle Wren hit a two-run single in the seventh inning, leading the Colorado Springs Sky Sox to a 6-4 win over the Iowa Cubs in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday.



Tromp hits walk-off single in 15th, Reading beats Bowie 4-3

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:10 -0500

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Jiandido Tromp hit a walk-off single with two outs in the 15th inning, as the Reading Fightin Phils topped the Bowie Baysox 4-3 on Tuesday.



Reyes, Escobar lift Altoona over Portland 5-3

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:09 -0500

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Pablo Reyes homered and singled twice, driving home two runs as the Altoona Curve beat the Portland Sea Dogs 5-3 on Tuesday.



Norfork's run leads Harrisburg to 4-3 win over Richmond

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:08 -0500

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Khayyan Norfork scored on a wild pitch in the seventh inning, leading the Harrisburg Senators to a 4-3 win over the Richmond Flying Squirrels on Tuesday.



Mejia's single leads Akron over Trenton in 11 innings

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:06 -0500

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Francisco Mejia hit an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning to help lead the Akron RubberDucks to a 6-4 win over the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday.



Cruz scores winning run, West Virginia beats Lexington 3-2 in walk-off finish

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:05 -0500

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Ryan Nagle hit a sacrifice fly and drove in Oneil Cruz with the winning run in the ninth inning, as the West Virginia Power defeated the Lexington Legends 3-2 on Tuesday.



Brito's single leads Lakewood to 2-1 win over Kannapolis

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:04 -0500

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) -- Daniel Brito hit a run-scoring single in the third inning, leading the Lakewood BlueClaws to a 2-1 win over the Kannapolis Intimidators on Tuesday.



Bolasky, Sands lift Tampa over Florida 8-2

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:00:03 -0500

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Devyn Bolasky was a home run short of the cycle, driving in three runs as the Tampa Yankees beat the Florida Fire Frogs 8-2 on Tuesday.



Young Jr., Fontana and Sanchez lead Salt Lake in win

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:59:57 -0500

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Eric Young Jr., Nolan Fontana and Tony Sanchez each had three hits, as the Salt Lake Bees beat the Tacoma Rainiers 9-5 on Tuesday.



Spanish federation maintains 5-match suspension for Ronaldo

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:54:58 -0500

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish soccer federation has ratified its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches.


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SPANISH LEAGUE 2017-18: 5 key players to keep an eye on

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:47:01 -0500

The Spanish league lost Neymar in a record transfer to Paris Saint-Germain but still has plenty of star players on display, including the two touted as the best in the world — Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.


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Laura Davies to compete in men's European Senior Tour event

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:41:03 -0500

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Laura Davies will become the first female golfer to compete in an event on the men's European Senior Tour when she takes part in the Shipco Masters next year in Denmark.



Jese loaned out by PSG, looks to relaunch career at Stoke

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:33:06 -0500

Spanish forward Jese will attempt to relaunch his stuttering career in England after leaving Paris Saint-Germain to become the latest Champions League winner at Stoke on Wednesday.


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Britain, US to duel in team competition in London

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:19:04 -0500

LONDON (AP) — Britain will take on the United States in a nine-event track competition at the Olympic Stadium next year.


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Fears of violence overshadowing Bundesliga restart

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:14:35 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Fan trouble and the threat of violence are overshadowing Friday's start to the Bundesliga.


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Luis Fernandez appointed head of PSG's youth academy

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:55:43 -0500

PARIS (AP) — Luis Fernandez has been appointed head of Paris Saint-Germain's youth academy, bringing him back to the club he captained and coached.



Union appeals Cowboys RB Ezekiel Elliott's 6-game suspension

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:56:44 -0500

NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL Players Association has appealed Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott's six-game suspension over the league's conclusion that its 2016 rushing leader injured his former girlfriend in three separate incidents last summer.


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Former sports radio personality Jeff Dubay faces new charge

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:40:31 -0500

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Twin Cities sports radio personality Jeff Dubay is in trouble with the law again, charged with felony assault in Washington County.



LeBron calls for love, unity before taking swipe at Trump

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:37:20 -0500

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Along with getting good grades and listening to their parents, LeBron James has encouraged kids in his foundation's educational program to stand up for their beliefs.


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BUNDESLIGA 2017-18: 5 key players signed in the offseason

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:12:52 -0500

BERLIN (AP) — Here's a look at five offseason signings to watch in the upcoming Bundesliga season:



Tipsheet: Stanton's surge fuels wishful trade speculation

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 06:09:00 -0500

As Giancarlo Stanton hammers homer after homer, other franchises are lining up to rescue him for the Miami Marlins.


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Who's hot (Fowler), who's not (Leake) for Cards

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:40:00 -0500

Cardinals outfielder Dexter Fowler has been locked in at the plate since returning from the disabled list. But pitcher Mike Leake is trending the wrong way in a big way.


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Massachusetts city wants to lure PawSox from Rhode Island

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:00:51 -0500

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts city has overwhelmingly passed a resolution directing the city manager to try and bring the Pawtucket Red Sox from Rhode Island.