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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton watches his solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Sean Reid-Foley during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 18, 2018 - 6:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another big swing for Giancarlo Stanton. The slugger just loves this time of year. Stanton hit one of New York's four homers, Luis Severino struck out eight while pitching into the sixth inning and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Saturday. Didi Gregorius...
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August 18, 2018 - 5:14 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Bob Bass, the former San Antonio and Charlotte general manager who was an integral part of the front office for most of the Spurs' first 20 years in South Texas, has died. He was 89. Bass' death was confirmed by the club Saturday in a statement from coach Gregg Popovich. The San...
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August 18, 2018 - 5:02 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about the game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Cubs matched San Francisco in 1969 and the Philadelphia Athletics in 1942 by turning seven double plays in a nine-inning game. The Cubs matched...
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Sam Mikulak celebrates after competing on the parallel bars at the U.S. Gymnastics Championships, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
August 18, 2018 - 5:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Sam Mikulak soared to his fifth US gymnastics title Saturday, rebounding from a sluggish performance in the opening round to leave little doubt that he's fully recovered from an Achilles injury 18 months ago. The two-time Olympian finished with the top scores on floor exercise, high...
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Tyson Fury, right, in action against Francesco Pianeta during their Heavyweight fight at Windsor Park in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018. fury went on to win the bout. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 4:31 pm
BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury won the second fight of his comeback Saturday, clearing the path to a potential bout with WBC titleholder Deontay Wilder later in 2018. Wilder was ringside at Windsor Park in Belfast to see Fury taken the full 10 rounds...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale follows through on a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 18, 2018 - 4:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale understands it's a perfect time for the Boston Red Sox to be cautious with his troublesome shoulder. He's just frustrated that he's back on the disabled list. Boston returned the ace lefty to the 10-day disabled list Saturday after just one healthy start. He was already on...
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Viktor Hovland, of Norway, follows his chip onto the ninth green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the semifinals of the USGA Amateur Golf Championship Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Pebble Beach, Calif. Hovland won his match against Cole Hammer 3 and 2. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
August 18, 2018 - 3:24 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Norway's Viktor Hovland had such an easy time in the quarterfinals and round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur that he didn't even need to play the 13th hole. When he got pushed a bit in the semifinals, Hovland responded. Hovland birdied six of seven holes he played on the back...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo jumps as he reaches for the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Chievo Verona and Juventus, at the Bentegodi Stadium in Verona, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
August 18, 2018 - 3:14 pm
VERONA, Italy (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo had to rely on his teammates to make a winning start to his Juventus career. For the thousands of fans who descended on the medieval city of Verona, this was one of the rare occasions when the five-time world player of the year couldn't score. "Cristiano...
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August 18, 2018 - 2:51 pm
PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. (AP) — A 30-year-old Massachusetts man won Saturday's bicycle race up Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Barry Miller, of Beverly, Massachusetts, was the top finisher in the Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb up the 7.6-mile ascent to...
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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane, right, celebrates scoring his side's third goal of the game against Fulham, with team-mate Erik Lamela, during their English Premier League soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London, Saturday Aug. 18, 2018. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)
August 18, 2018 - 1:57 pm
Chelsea and Arsenal served up a feast of goals in a thrilling London derby in the Premier League. Across the capital, Harry Kane was happy with just the one goal to end his August hoodoo in England's top division. Chelsea scored twice in the opening 20 minutes, conceded twice before halftime and...
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