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Gomes, Indians move up in playoff race, beat Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Yan Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night. The Indians are 3 1/2 games out of the second wild-card spot after Oakland, Kansas City and Seattle all lost ahead of them earlier in the day. The start of the game was delayed for more than two hours...
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Indians move up in playoff race, beat Twins 7-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yan Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night. The Indians are 3 1/2 games out of the second wild-card spot after Oakland, Kansas City and Seattle all lost ahead of them earlier in the day. The start of the game was delayed for more than two hours...
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Indians topple Twins, 7-3

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yan Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Cleveland Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Minnesota Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night. The Indians are 3 1/2 games out of the second wild-card spot after Oakland, Kansas City and Seattle all lost ahead of them earlier in the day. The start of the game was delayed because of rain. Gomes...
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Cashner, Padres beat Giants 3-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) Andrew Cashner pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 3-2 Saturday night to keep the Giants from gaining ground on the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. The Giants remain 3 1/2 games behind the Dodgers, who lost 8-7 at the Chicago Cubs. San Francisco remains one game ahead of Pittsburgh in the race for the top wild...
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Abdullah key in No. 24 Neb's 41-31 win over Miami

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) Ameer Abdullah ran 35 times for 229 yards to lead a punishing ground game, and No. 24 Nebraska celebrated the 20th anniversary of its 1994 national championship team with an emotional 41-31 victory over Miami on Saturday night. The Cornhuskers (4-0) will start Big Ten play next week off a performance that drew a Memorial Stadium record crowd of 91,585 that came...
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Perine's four TDs power No. 4 Oklahoma over W. Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. -- Bruising freshman Samaje Perine rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns to lead No. 4 Oklahoma to a 45-33 win over West Virginia in their Big 12 opener Saturday night. Alex Ross scored on a 100-yard kickoff return and quarterback Trevor Knight caught a 4-yard scoring pass on a trick play for the Sooners (4-0, 1-0). Oklahoma pulled away from a 24-24 halftime...
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All eyes on Guthrie as Royals face must-win game against Tigers

The Detroit Tigers' stellar record in Kansas City is a major reason for their slim advantage over the Royals in the AL Central. The Tigers will try to finish 9-1 at Kauffman Stadium this season and complete a three-game sweep in a crucial series Sunday while looking to add to their recent success against right-hander Jeremy Guthrie. Detroit (86-68) increased its lead in the AL...
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Zimmerman gets 2 hits in return, first-place Nats eliminate Marlins

MIAMI — Ryan Zimmerman had two hits, including an RBI triple, in his return to the lineup and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Saturday night. Zimmerman, who missed 55 games because of a hamstring injury, had his run-scoring triple to key Washington's three-run seventh inning. Asdrubal Cabera's RBI triple tied the score at 2-2 and chased Miami starter...
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Alabama rolls Florida: Nick Saban owes big thanks to Lane Kiffin

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama coach Nick Saban found himself in a vexing situation following his team’s victory over Florida here Saturday. Every fiber in his body is conditioned to be grumpy when his team has the audacity to cough up four turnovers, commit 11 penalties and allow its opponent three touchdowns. But his team had also just won by three touchdowns, 42-21, racked up the...
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Missouri St beats Cent Arkansas 33-31 on late FG

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Marcelo Bonani kicked a career-best 53-yard field goal as time expired to give Missouri State a 33-31 win over Central Arkansas on Saturday night. Willie Matthews scored with 59 seconds remaining to give UCA (1-3) a 31-30 lead. Kierra Harris, who finished with 342 yards and two touchdowns, quickly moved Missouri State (3-1) to UCA's 36 where Bonani lined up...
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No. 14 South Carolina rallies, beats Vandy 48-34

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Dylan Thompson threw for 237 yards and three touchdowns, and he ran for another score as No. 14 South Carolina rallied from 14 points down Saturday night to beat Vanderbilt 48-34. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier now has 202 Southeastern Conference wins, breaking a tie with Vince Dooley and putting him second only to Paul ''Bear'' Bryant...
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Brewers hold off Pirates, 1-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers overcame the ejection of starting pitcher Matt Garza and pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates, winning for just the second...
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Lions cut Ogletree, call up Seisay

ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) The Detroit Lions have released wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and signed cornerback Mohammed Seisay off the practice squad. Ogletree caught 13 passes for 199 yards in 12 games for the Lions last season. He has not played this season. Seisay's promotion comes with the Lions' secondary facing a tough challenge Sunday against Aaron Rodgers and Green Bay...
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Butler beats Taylor in game shortened by lightning

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Matt Shiltz accounted for 433 total yards and five touchdowns to lead Butler past NAIA Taylor University, 38-3, in a game that was cut short after three quarters because of lightning on Saturday night. The game was delayed for 90 minutes near the end of the first half and was eventually called off. Shiltz completed 25 of 31 passes for 347 yards with three touchdowns...
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Sprint car driver killed during practice at Wisconsin dirt track

  Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann was killed in a wreck during practice for a race Saturday night at Beaver Dam Raceway. Beaver Dam Raceway general manager Carolyn Mueller and Bumper to Bumper IRA Outlaw Sprint Car Series President Steve Sinclair confirmed the death. Semmelmann's car made contact with another car during the second practice session, flipped three times and...
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Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 with run in 9th to tighten NL wild-card race

PITTSBURGH — Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers pulled within 3½ games of the Pirates after winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games. Zach Duke (5-1), a...
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MLS Capsules

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his third hat trick of the season to help the New York Red Bulls beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 on Saturday night. Wright-Phillips leads the MLS Golden Boot standings with 24 goals and has five regular-season games left to break the MLS record of 27 held by Roy Lassiter and Chris Wondolowski. Wright-Phillips scored in the opening...
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Elon scores late, beats Charlotte 20-13

ELON, N.C. (AP) Mike Quinn and Kierre Brown connected for two touchdowns, including one late in the fourth quarter to lead Elon to a 20-13 victory over Charlotte on Saturday night. Blake Brewer made his second field goal for Charlotte, a 43-yarder that tied it at 13 early in the fourth quarter. The Phoenix answered when Quinn threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Brown, capping a 12...
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Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann killed in wreck during practice at Wisconsin dirt track

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (AP) Sprint car driver Scott Semmelmann killed in wreck during practice at Wisconsin dirt track.
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Lamar rolls past Mississippi College 55-10

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) Caleb Berry was 30 of 40 for 379 yards with three touchdowns, Carl Harris had three rushing scores and Lamar coasted past Mississippi College 55-10 on Saturday night. Harris finished with 134 yards on 15 carries. His two first-half touchdowns along with Berry's 44-yard pass to Reggie Begelton gave the Cardinals a 31-10 halftime lead. Lamar (3-1) rolled in...
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Watson scores late; Chicago ties D.C. 3-3

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) Matt Watson scored in the 78th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 3-3 draw with D.C. United on Saturday night. Chicago (5-7-16) tied the MLS record, set in 2011, with its 16th draw of the season. Quincy Amarikwa gave Chicago the lead in the 16th minute. He settled a cross with his chest, took two touches to elude the defense and bent in a shot. Amarikwa was...
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Jones homers twice as Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2

BALTIMORE (AP) Buck Showalter did a masterful job of guiding the Baltimore Orioles to the AL East crown, and now he's resting his players in the days leading up to the postseason. The benefit is already apparent. Adam Jones hit a pair of two-run homers and the Orioles received another steady performance from right-hander Chris Tillman in a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox...
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Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 to tighten wild-card race

PITTSBURGH (AP) Elian Herrera sprinted home on Logan Schafer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 on Saturday night to tighten the race for the second National League wild-card spot. The Brewers pulled within 3 1/2 games of the Pirates after winning for just the second time in their last 13 road games. Zach Duke (5-1...
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Southern Miss beats Appalachian State 21-20

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) Dasman McCullum blocked an extra-point attempt with 6 seconds remaining and Southern Miss beat Appalachian State 21-20 Saturday night. ASU's Taylor Lamb threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Simms McElfresh in the back corner of the end zone to get the Mountaineers within a point. But Zach Matics, who had a field goal blocked and missed two others, had his...
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Mississippi St. stuns No. 8 LSU, 34-29

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) Dak Prescott highlighted a dynamic performance with two touchdown passes and 56-yard scoring run, and Mississippi State held off a wild rally by No. 8 LSU for a 34-29 victory Saturday night that snapped the Bulldogs' 14-year losing streak in the series. MSU led 34-10 in the fourth quarter, but LSU scored three late touchdowns. That set up a last-second...
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