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Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers 2-0

ST. LOUIS -- Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2-game edge in the NL Central. Wainwright (19-9) worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and shutouts. St. Louis has won four of five and kept its advantage over second-place Pittsburgh. Milwaukee...
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Royals rough up White Sox ace Sale, Keep pressure on 1st-place Tigers

  Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central. The first-place Tigers led the Royals by 1½ games at the start of the night. Alcides Escobar also homered for a Royals offense that had been scuffling...
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Simone Biles leads U.S. roster for world gymnastics championships

  Simone Biles is ready to make a run at history. The 17-year-old will defend her all-around title at the world gymnastics championships in China next month. Biles is attempting to become the first woman since Russia's Svetlana Khorkina in 2001 and 2003 to win consecutive world titles. Kyla Ross, who helped Team USA win gold at the 2012 London Olympics and was runner-up to Biles...
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Wainwright shutout, 19th win as Cards beat Brewers

ST. LOUIS (AP) Adam Wainwright posted his 19th win, pitching a shutout Wednesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 to hold their 2 1/2-game edge in the NL Central. Wainwright (19-9) worked around seven hits and tied for the major league lead in wins and shutouts. St. Louis has won four of five and kept its advantage over second-place Pittsburgh. Milwaukee...
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Report: NHL rejects idea of ads on jerseys, turns down potential $120M

  The NHL had a very lucrative chance to become a trendsetter among the big four American professional sports, but the league isn't quite ready for that sort of change -- at least not yet. TSN reported Wednesday that the league has decided -- for now -- against putting corporate logos on jerseys. According to TSN, the NHL estimated the move would have made the league an extra...
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Cain, Aoki power Royals to 6-2 win over White Sox

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Lorenzo Cain hit a three-run homer, Nori Aoki kept up his tear at the plate and the Kansas City Royals roughed up Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale in a 6-2 victory Wednesday night that kept the pressure on Detroit in the AL Central. The first-place Tigers led the Royals by 1 1/2 games at the start of the night. Alcides Escobar also homered for a Royals offense...
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Cubs top Reds 3-1

CHICAGO (AP) -- Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep. Chris Valaika, Ryan Kalish and Luis Valbuena each had a run-scoring hit as the Cubs won their third straight. They improved to 38-36 at Wrigley Field despite being 16 games under .500 overall. The Reds have...
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Hendriks wins again, pitches Cubs past Reds

CHICAGO (AP) Kyle Hendricks kept up his impressive rookie season, pitching seven strong innings as the Chicago Cubs beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Wednesday night for a sweep. Chris Valaika, Ryan Kalish and Luis Valbuena each had a run-scoring hit as the Cubs won their third straight. They improved to 38-36 at Wrigley Field despite being 16 games under .500 overall. The Reds have...
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TUF Talk: Joanne Calderwood was not impressed by her performance

Joanne Calderwood hasn't had much time at home since being released from The Ultimate Fighter house a few weeks back thanks to a rigorous public relations tour that took her to New York, Los Angeles and London without much time at home in Scotland. She did, however, finally get the chance to see her fight against Emily Kagan recently and while she's happy she got the win...
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Carrasco Ks 12 in 2-hitter, Indians top Astros 2-0

HOUSTON (AP) Carlos Carrasco threw a two-hitter with a career-high 12 strikeouts to lead the Cleveland Indians over the Houston Astros 2-0 Wednesday night. Yan Gomes had an RBI single in the fourth inning and a run-scoring triple in the sixth. Carrasco (8-5) walked one in his first career complete game. His previous best for strikeouts was 10 on Sept. 2 at Detroit, and his longest...
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Blue Jackets ready to move on if Johansen doesn't sign

  Talks between the Columbus Blue Jackets and leading scorer Ryan Johansen are clearly at a contentious impasse. Johansen's agent, Kurt Overhardt, said the young star left Columbus on Wednesday afternoon - a day before the start of training camp. ''(Our) talks (were) indicating that they weren't going to allow the player be present at the facility,'' Overhardt...
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Wild goalie Harding out indefinitely with broken foot

  Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding has a broken right foot, putting him out indefinitely. The Wild announced Wednesday the injury was suffered in an off-ice incident. The team said Harding was hurt Sunday but did not specify how. Harding will not need surgery, but with training camp starting Friday and the opener Oct. 9 the Wild's tenuous depth in the net is a concern. Veteran...
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Palmer says injured shoulder getting better

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona quarterback Carson Palmer says he's tried everything under the sun to try to heal his ailing right shoulder. But whether it responds to any of the treatment in time for him to play Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers remains to be seen. Palmer injured a nerve when he collided with San Diego's Eric Weddle and fell to the ground in Arizona'...
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Hot Pirates maintain wild-card lead, rout Red Sox, spoil Castillo debut

  Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild-card spot. Polanco and Walker hit solo shots off Boston starter Clay Buchholz (8-9) and Davis drilled a three-run blast to center off reliever Steven Wright. The Pirates have won 10 of 12 and...
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Marlins jump on Mets early, ride Henderson Alvarez to series win

NEW YORK (AP) -- Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch. Wearing their bright orange alternate jerseys, the Marlins built a 3-0 lead in the first two innings...
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Knicks sign former St. John's forward Orlando Sanchez

  The New York Knicks signed former St. John's forward Orlando Sanchez on Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 6-foot-9 Dominican national team player averaged 7.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 22.3 minutes in 32 games last season for St. John's. He also played two seasons at Monroe College.
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Pearce hits 2 HRs as champion Orioles beat Toronto

BALTIMORE (AP) Steve Pearce homered twice and drove in four runs as the AL East champion Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 Wednesday night for a three-game sweep. Pearce, one of the key components of Baltimore's surprising season, hit a solo shot in the third inning and a three-run drive in the fifth. His 20 homers this year are three more than the 31-year-old...
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Auburn safety Whitehead suspended for game against K-State

  Auburn safety Jermaine Whitehead won't play against No. 20 Kansas State after violating team rules. A spokesman for the fifth-ranked Tigers said Wednesday night that Whitehead is suspended and didn't make the trip for the Thursday night game. Whitehead is fourth on the team with 12 tackles in two games and leads the Tigers with two interceptions. He returned one interception...
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Pirates overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) Gregory Polanco, Neil Walker and Ike Davis all homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Boston Red Sox 9-1 on Wednesday night to maintain their grip on the second National League wild card spot. Polanco and Walker hit solo shots off Boston starter Clay Buchholz (8-9) and Davis drilled a three-run blast to center off reliever Steven Wright. The Pirates have won...
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Dwyer arrested following domestic incidents

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Arizona Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer was arrested Wednesday on aggravated assault charges in connection with two altercations at his home in July involving a woman and their 18-month-old child, the latest in a string of such cases involving NFL players. The Cardinals said they became aware of the situation Wednesday and are cooperating with the investigation...
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Rays squeak out 5 hits in falling to Yankees in last game against Jeter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night. The retiring Yankees captain lined a single off Alex Cobb leading off the sixth inning. Jeter had an 0-for-32 stretch in April 2004. Jeter, who lives in nearby Tampa, went 1 for 4 and scored a run in his final...
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Alvarez pitches Marlins to 4-3 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) Henderson Alvarez ended a three-start winless streak, and the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 4-3 Wednesday night to finish a trying 10-game trip in which they lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton to a season-ending injury when he was hit in the face by a pitch. Wearing their bright orange alternate jerseys, the Marlins built a 3-0 lead in the first two innings...
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Jeter ends long skid, Yankees beat Rays 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night. The retiring Yankees captain lined a single off Alex Cobb leading off the sixth inning. Jeter had an 0-for-32 stretch in April 2004. Jeter, who lives in nearby Tampa, went 1 for 4 and scored a run in his final...
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Impact beat Red Bulls in CONCACAF Champions League

MONTREAL (AP) Marco Di Vaio scored in the first half in the Montreal Impact's 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls in a CONCACAF Champions League game Wednesday night. The Impact improved to 3-0-0 in group play, with one game left against New York (1-1-0) on Oct. 22 at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls played without stars Thierry Henry, Bradley Wright-Phillips and Tim Cahill...
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Competitive eating champ Kobayashi takes on hamster in hot dog contest; cuteness wins

Looks like competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi has met his match.  The world-record eater went bite-for-bite with what may be his smallest and furriest competitior, challenging a tiny adorable hamster named Bogart to a hot dog eating duel.  But what Bogart lacked in size and stomach space, the hamster more than made up in speed. While his bun-soak technique has helped Kobayashi...
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