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Giants win 9-7 in 11 innings to spoil Texas debut for Hamels

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Cole Hamels followed up his no-hitter by pitching into the eighth inning of his Texas debut without a decision as the Rangers lost 9-7 to the San Francisco Giants in 11 innings Saturday night. Hunter Pence led off the 11th inning with a homer off Sam Dyson (0-1), another pitcher in his first game for Texas. Brandon Belt homered twice for the Giants, who have...
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MLS Roundup: Record-setting Saturday punctuated by 10-goal thriller in D.C.

D.C. United 6 -- Real Salt Lake 4 This wild encounter at R.F.K. Stadium ended with 10 goals, the second highest total ever in a single MLS game. RSL stormed to a two-goal lead through Joao Plata’s tidy finish and Kyle Beckerman’s thumping drive from distance, but United equalized through two Chris Rolfe goals. Taylor Kemp’s thunderbolt gave United its first lead just before...
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Brooks earns first career win in A's debut, over Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Marcus Semien homered to back a strong outing by Oakland newcomer Aaron Brooks and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Brooks (1-0) allowed one run and five hits over 7-plus innings for his first career win. The right-hander, who joined Oakland as part of the June 28 trade that sent Ben Zobrist...
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Brooks earns first career win in A's debut, 5-1 over Indians

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Marcus Semien homered to back a strong outing by Oakland newcomer Aaron Brooks and the Athletics beat the Cleveland Indians 5-1 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak. Brooks (1-0) allowed one run and five hits over 7-plus innings for his first career win. The right-hander, who joined Oakland as part of the June 28 trade that sent Ben Zobrist to...
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Peralta homers but Lynn, Cardinals fall to Rockies 6-2

ST. LOUIS -- When Jorge De La Rosa takes the mound for Colorado against St. Louis, it's usually a successful formula for the Rockies. De La Rosa turned in another solid outing against the Cardinals and Nolan Arenado homered in the Rockies' 6-2 win on Saturday night. Arenado connected for a two-run shot in the fourth against Lance Lynn (8-6) and Ben Paulsen added a leadoff drive in...
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More on line, more on mobile: advertising executive to IOC

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) A leading advertising executive has told the International Olympic Committee it needs to stay relevant with the younger generation and concentrate more of its content outside of the two-year Olympic cycles on the Internet and via mobile devices. Martin Sorrell, chief executive officer of advertising agency WPP, says the IOC was in a unique position because...
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Another 2-homer game by Duda, Mets rally past Nats in Cespedes debut

NEW YORK When the Washington Nationals took the bat out of Yoenis Cespedes' hands in the eighth inning, Lucas Duda let the rest of the National League know how tough it's going to be now to get through the middle of the new Mets' lineup. Duda hit a tiebreaking double after Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading New York to a come-from-behind, 3-2 victory over the Nationals on...
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Stefan Struve punishes Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira to win unanimous decision

Stefan Struve endured a hostile crowd while also fighting one of his idols as the Dutch kickboxer got back on track with a unanimous decision win over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira at UFC 190. Struve has battled through a health scare with a heart condition that nearly ended his career and dropping back-to-back fights by knockout to finally get back in the win column while facing a legend...
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LA Galaxy ends road skid with 3-1 win at Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Alan Gordon scored in the 69th minute, Robbie Keane added a goal in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy ended a 15-match winless streak on the road with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night. Sebastian Lletget tied it in the 56th minute to start the Galaxy (10-7-7) on their way to their first road win since a 4-3 decision at Colorado...
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D-backs' bats go dark as win streak snapped

HOUSTON -- Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. Dallas Keuchel (13-5) allowed two hits and two runs with eight strikeouts in six innings to extend Houston's lead in the AL West to three games. It was the major league-leading...
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Undefeated Danny Garcia stops Paulie Malignaggi in 9th round

NEW YORK Undefeated Danny Garcia stopped Paulie Malignaggi in the ninth round of their welterweight fight Saturday night at Barclays Center. Garcia improved to 31-0 with his 18th knockout. Malignaggi dropped to 33-7. With Malignaggi against the ropes, Garcia threw a flurry of punches before referee Arthur Mercante Jr. stopped the fight at 2:22 of the ninth. While the crowd was disappointed...
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Sanchez, Tigers flat in 6-2 loss at Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Their starting pitcher was hit hard, the offense offered little support and the team fell into an early hole that proved too difficult to overcome. It was the kind of night that could very well develop into a regular occurrence for the Detroit Tigers during the final two months of the season. Anibal Sanchez yielded six runs and the Tigers managed only six hits in...
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Undefeated Garcia stops Malignaggi in 9th round

NEW YORK (AP) Undefeated Danny Garcia stopped Paulie Malignaggi in the ninth round of their welterweight fight Saturday night at Barclays Center. Garcia improved to 31-0 with his 18th knockout. Malignaggi dropped to 33-7. With Malignaggi against the ropes, Garcia threw a flurry of punches before referee Arthur Mercante Jr. stopped the fight at 2:22 of the ninth. While the crowd...
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Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva back on track with second-round TKO over Soa Palelei

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva was in desperate need of a win following two straight losses, and he got the job done with a second-round TKO over Australian heavyweight Soa Palelei. Silva was actually fighting in Brazil for the third consecutive time, but the veteran heavyweight wanted a much different result after falling to both Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir on his home soil. Palelei...
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49ers deal with loose sod in Levi's Stadium on first day

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) It took less than a half-hour into the San Francisco 49ers' first practice for the Levi's Stadium sod to come up in pieces, also only a couple of hours after the venue hosted a high school all-star game. The Niners kicked off their first training camp under new coach Jim Tomsula on Saturday night, and he could be seen stomping down a divot with his heel...
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Dynamo score late for 1-1 draw with Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) Ricardo Clark scored for Houston on a header in the 78th minute and the Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City tied 1-1 Saturday night. The Dynamo (7-8-6) tied it on a set-piece after a foul conceded by Sporting's Amadou Dia on the right wing. Brad Davis' service found Clark at the 6-yard box and his header got behind Tim Melia in the top left corner. Kansas City...
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Red Sox fan struggling to put on poncho sums up Boston's season

Things haven't been looking so hot for the Boston Red Sox this season. They've struggled most of the time, giving hope with a winning streak or two, thinking they've got it figured out, only to struggle more. Sort of like this guy at Fenway Park putting on his poncho: The announcers seem be highly entertained by this and how could you not? It's strangely, oddly fascinating. And hilarious...
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Twins nip Mariners in dramatic, walk-off fashion

MINNEAPOLIS -- Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday night. Miguel Sano led off the ninth with a double, moved up on an errant fastball by Smith (1-5) that nearly hit Torii Hunter in the head. Then with two outs, pinch...
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LEADING OFF: Latos debuts for Dodgers, Leake with Giants

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Sunday: --- HOME, SWEET START: Rookie Noah Syndergaard has gone eight innings in each of his last three home starts, the first Mets pitcher to do that since Al Leiter in 2001. The right-hander nicknamed ''Thor'' faces Jordan Zimmermann and the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. MORE HOME COOKING: Jose Fernandez is looking...
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Mavericks sign 1st-round pick Justin Anderson

DALLAS (AP) The Dallas Mavericks signed first-round draft pick Justin Anderson on Saturday. The deal under the rookie wage scale guarantees the former Virginia guard $2.5 million over two years. There are team options for the third and fourth years on the contract. Anderson was the 21st pick in the June draft and averaged 17.5 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists in six summer league...
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Bonner, Mercury ready for Dream on FOX Sports Arizona Plus

Brittney Griner's suspension contributed to Phoenix's slow start, but her return -- along with DeWanna Bonner's offensive surge -- has sparked the Mercury over the last month. Now they're focused on putting together a strong effort for an entire contest. Phoenix, which is coming off back-to-back double-digit rallies, looks to deal the host Atlanta Dream a fifth consecutive defeat...
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Suzuki's RBI single in 9th lifts Twins past Mariners, 3-2

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat the Mariners 3-2 on Saturday night. Miguel Sano led off the ninth with a double, moved up on an errant fastball by Smith (1-5) that nearly hit Torii Hunter in the head. Then with two outs,...
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Lynx finish strong, hold off Shock

TULSA, Okla. -- Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday night. Moore hit a 3-pointer midway through the fourth quarter to break a 71-all tie and hit two more 3s down the stretch to reach 20 points for the 10th straight game. Tricia Liston added 13 off the bench...
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Former Man United player Roy Keane criticizes Arsenal players' self-interest

Arsenal players are too obsessed with "selfies and six-packs", according to Roy Keane. Arsene Wenger's men are considered a legitimate threat to Chelsea's bid for back-to-back Premier League titles, after addressing the need for a goalkeeper with the signing of Petr Cech from their London rivals. Arsenal's ambitions, however, were dismissed by outspoken former Manchester United captain...
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Beholder runs away with Clement L. Hirsch at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Beholder ran away with the Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes on Saturday at Del Mar, beating Yahilwa by seven lengths in the $300,000 race for fillies and mares. Ridden by Hall of Famer Gary Stevens and trained by Richard Mandella, Beholder ran 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.81 and paid $2.60, $2.20 and $2.10 for her 13th victory in 18 starts. The 5-year-old mare, a two...
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