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Rizzo drives in 6, Cubs rally late to beat D-Backs 9-6

PHOENIX (AP) Anthony Rizzo matched his career high with six RBIs and the Chicago Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory Saturday night. Rizzo doubled in three runs in the Cubs' four-run fifth inning, then broke a 6-6 tie with a three-run homer into the Chase Field swimming pool area off Enrique Burgos (0-2) in the ninth. Jason Motte (2...
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Rizzo drives in 6, leads Cubs' late rally past Diamondbacks

  Anthony Rizzo hadn't done much in the Chicago Cubs' swing through the Southwest. Until Saturday night. Rizzo, 2-for-26 in the first four games of the trip, matched his career high with six RBIs and the Cubs snapped the Arizona Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 9-6 victory. Rizzo doubled in three runs in the Cubs' four-run fifth inning, then broke a 6-6 tie with a three...
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Rockies snap Giants' 8-game winning streak with victory in nightcap

  Daniel Descalso homered and drove in three runs and the Colorado Rockies snapped the San Francisco Giants' eight-game winning streak, taking the second game of a rain-soaked doubleheader 5-3 on Saturday night. Descalso had a run-scoring groundout in the fourth and added a two-run homer in the sixth off spot starter Yusmeiro Petit (1-1). Descalso's homer off a 79 mph changeup put...
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Can Daniel Cormier taunt Jon Jones into a comeback?

Before his dream of becoming a UFC champion could come true on Saturday night, Daniel Cormier's worst Anthony Johnson nightmare almost had to come true. In the first round of the UFC 187 main event, "Rumble" connected with an overhand right to the head of Cormier that sent the former Olympic wrestler reeling backwards, then flat on the mat. The punch was one of those gun-shot type...
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Soler holds himself to the highest of standards

  Jorge Soler is having a solid year for the Cubs, but the young outfielder knows he can do more. “So far, I don’t feel good about what I’m doing,” Soler told CSN Chicago through interpreter/coach Franklin Font. “I expect more from me.” Soler entered Saturday's contest, “leading all National League rookies with 43 hits, putting up a .725 OPS and staying healthy enough...
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Peralta expects to make next start

  Wily Peralta was prematurely lifted from his last start, but doesn't expect to miss his next one. “I think I'm going to be OK," Peralta told Brewers.com. "I'm going to play catch and see how it feels and do my treatment." Just as Peralta expects to make his next start, so do the Brewers. Brewers manager Craig Counsell said part of the reason he removed Peralta was precautionary...
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Colorado high school wins state semifinal on hidden-ball trick

It's the old hidden-ball trick. But it wasn't so old that it didn't work at a most opportune time for a Colorado high school team on its way to a state championship. Rye won its semifinal game on Saturday on a game-ending hidden-ball play. With two outs and a runner on second, Rye pitcher Junior Ortiz wheeled and stepped off the rubber, apparently trying for a pickoff. His Rye teammates...
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Daniel Cormier taps Anthony Johnson, tells Jon Jones that he's waiting for him

LAS VEGAS Daniel Cormier finally realized his dream by becoming the new UFC light-heavyweight champion with a third-round submission finish over Anthony Johnson on Saturday night at UFC 187, and wasted no time in calling out Jon Jones to get his act together and return to the Octagon to face him. Before Cormier could wrap the belt around his waist, he had to endure a rough start...
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Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson homers in Dodgers win

  Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Bolsinger (3-0) struck out eight and walked none through eight innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in three attempts since...
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RECAP: Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western Final

Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. Vermette, left out of the lineup for Chicago's 2-1 loss in Game 3 on Thursday night, was stopped on his first try in front, but stayed with the rebound and shot it over Frederik Andersen for his second...
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Woman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in 'Deflategate'

BOSTON (AP) A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the ''Deflategate'' scandal. Boston.com reports (http://bit.ly/1FHE96e ) that Patricia M. Shong, of Auburn, Massachusetts, died on Monday surrounded by family. Her obituary says the 72-year-old enjoyed scrapbooking, weekly card night and spending time with her family. ''She would...
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Bolsinger shuts down Padres, Pederson hits HR as Dodgers win

LOS ANGELES (AP) Mike Bolsinger retired his final 23 batters after giving up a leadoff single in the first inning and Joc Pederson homered, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 2-0 victory over the punchless San Diego Padres on Saturday night. Bolsinger (3-0) struck out eight and walked none through eight innings. Kenley Jansen pitched a perfect ninth for his third save in three...
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All eyes watching Wacha as Cardinals brace for sweep at hands of Royals

The Kansas City Royals haven't swept a home series from the St. Louis Cardinals in 14 years. It won't be easy ending that drought since St. Louis has won 10 straight regular-season starts by Michael Wacha. Wacha can become the NL's first seven-game winner if he earns his first interleague victory in seven tries and ends the Royals' five-game win streak Sunday. This three-game set...
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Arrieta rescues draw for DC United against 9-man New England

FOXBOROUGH, Massachusetts (AP) Jairo Arrieta scored in the 80th minute and D.C. United rallied to share the spoils with nine-man New England Revolution 1-1 on Saturday and maintained its two point advantage over New England atop the Eastern Conference. New England was down two players for 32 minutes and defended stoutly until Taylor Kemp's cross connected with the unmarked Arrieta...
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Sounders and Sporting Kansas City play to 0-0 tie

SEATTLE (AP) Tim Melia needed to make just one save, but it came late in the game as Sporting Kansas City played to a 0-0 tie with the Seattle Sounders on Saturday night. Sporting Kansas City scratched second-leading scorer Dom Dwyer just moments before the game because of a neck injury. Dwyer had four goals while starting and playing in all but 19 minutes of Kansas City's first...
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Orioles' Matusz ejected for foreign substance on arm -- second pitcher tossed in 3 days

Baltimore Orioles reliever Brian Matusz became the second major-league pitcher in three days to be ejected from a game for having a foreign substance on his arm when he was tossed from Saturday's game against the Marlins in Miami. With two outs in the 12th inning of a 0-0 game, Marlins manager Dan Jennings approached plate umpire Jordan Baker, who then went to the mound with crew...
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Vermette lifts Blackhawks over Ducks in 2OT to even series at 2-2

  Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. Vermette, left out of the lineup Thursday night in Chicago's 2-1 loss in Game 3, was stopped on his first try in front, but stayed with the rebound and shot it over Frederik Andersen for his second...
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Real Salt Lake extends NYCFC's winless streak to 10 games

SANDY, Utah (AP) John Stertzer and Alvaro Saborio scored and Real Salt Lake beat New York City 2-0 on Saturday night to extend the expansion team's winless streak to 10 games. Real Salt Lake (4-3-5) spoiled the homecoming of NYC coach Jason Kreis, who led RSL from 2007-13. New York City (1-7-4) has lost five of its last six games. Stertzer scored his first MLS goal in the 25th minute...
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Blackhawks beat Ducks 5-4 in Game 4 of Western final

CHICAGO (AP) Antoine Vermette scored at 5:37 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Anaheim Ducks 5-4 on Saturday night to tie the Western Conference finals at two games apiece. Vermette, left out of the lineup Thursday night in Chicago's 2-1 loss in Game 3, was stopped on his first try in front, but stayed with the rebound and shot it over Frederik Andersen...
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Cardinals slowed by Royals, rain in 3-2 loss

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The rain and the Kansas City Royals sent the St. Louis Cardinals to a season-high third straight loss. Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer, Edinson Volquez pitched six solid innings and the Royals beat the Cardinals 3-2 Saturday night in a game called in the sixth inning because of rain. The Royals improved to 28-14, the best record in the majors. The Cardinals still...
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Rockets routed by Warriors, drop to 0-3 in series

Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors won the first two games by just five points combined. There would be no such drama in this one, with Curry leading them to a 26-point advantage in the second quarter. Now the...
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Chris Weidman puts Vitor Belfort away, tells the world 'stop doubting me'

Chris Weidman proved once again why he might just be the best pound-for-pound fighter in the sport as he survived an early onslaught from Vitor Belfort before powering back to get a TKO finish in round one. On Friday during the weigh-ins, Weidman went after Belfort because of some pre-fight drug testing that he believes showed adverse results and accused the Brazilian of cheating...
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Curry scores 40, Warriors rout Rockets to take 3-0 series lead

  Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy against Houston, beating the Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors won the first two games by just five points combined. There would be no such drama in this one, with Curry leading them to a 26-point advantage in the second quarter. Now the...
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Curry, Golden State rout Houston 115-80 to take 3-0 lead

HOUSTON (AP) Stephen Curry scored 40 points and the Golden State Warriors made it look easy, beating the Houston Rockets 115-80 on Saturday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Warriors won the first two games by just five points combined. There would be no such drama in this one, with Curry leading them to a 26-point advantage in the second quarter. Now...
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Colorado beats Vancouver to end 11-game home winless streak

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Lucas Pittinari scored his first MLS goal and Colorado beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night to end the Rapids' 11-game home winless streak. Colorado (2-2-7) won for the first time at home since July 25, 2014, against Chivas USA. Vancouver (6-5-2) lost consecutive matches for the first time this season. Pittinari's volley finish came in the...
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