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Royals earn split with Twins on Hosmer's walk-off double

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series. Cain drew a leadoff walk against Twins reliever Blaine Boyer (2-4) to start the ninth after Ervin Santana had nearly shut Kansas City down in his return from a drug suspension. Twins...
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Cole posts majors-leading 12th win, Pirates beat Indians

PITTSBURGH (AP) Gerrit Cole overcame a rocky start for his major league-best 12th win and Andrew McCutchen's two-run double capped a five-run fifth inning as the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied past the Cleveland Indians 5-3 Sunday. Cole (12-3) set down his last 16 batters after the Indians scored twice in the second inning and once in the third to take a 3-0 lead. Cole threw 106 pitches...
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Report: Lakers set to sign G Lou Williams to $21 million deal

The Lakers reportedly are making more moves in free agency. One day after working out a trade to sign former Pacers center Roy Hibbert, Los Angeles also reached a deal with ex-Raptors guard Lou Williams, according to Yahoo Sports/FOX Sports 1 NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski. The three-year agreement will be worth $21 million, Wojnarowski reports. The 28-year-old free agent joins a...
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Royals salvage split with Twins with 3-2 victory

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Eric Hosmer drove in Lorenzo Cain with nobody out in the ninth inning, helping the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Sunday for a split of their four-game series. Cain drew a leadoff walk against Twins reliever Blaine Boyer (2-4) to start the ninth after Ervin Santana had nearly shut Kansas City down in his return from a drug suspension. Twins...
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Powerboat racers Harris, Tomlinson are fastest in Keys

MARATHON, Fla. (AP) Powerboat racers Jeff Harris and John Tomlinson have piloted CMS to a Superboat Unlimited class victory at the Marathon Super Boat Grand Prix in the Florida Keys. Harris of Greenville, North Carolina, and Tomlinson of Miami were the fastest of the fleet Sunday, averaging 98.75 mph. Paul Whitier and Bob Teague, both of Valencia, California, took top honors in...
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Report: Alabama self reports five football-related NCAA violations

The Alabama Crimson Tide have informed the NCAA of five violations the football program is responsible for, as well eight other violations in other sports, according to TideSports.com. None of the violations have been deemed "major" and are all "minor" in nature.  One of the infractions resulted in the one-game suspension of linebacker Trey DePriest in the 2014 season opener against...
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FIFA executive Issa Hayatou to present World Cup trophy

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) FIFA confirms that Senior Vice President Issa Hayatou will present the championship trophy at the Women's World Cup. Hayatou also is the head of the African soccer federation. The African body had already emailed The Associated Press concerning Hayatou's role at the U.S.-Japan final Sunday at BC Place in Vancouver. FIFA adds that Lydia Nsekera and...
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As it happens: USWNT look for first World Cup title since 1999 against Japan

It's finally time. After a seemingly endless layoff, the U.S. women's national team will take on Japan in a replay of the 2011 World Cup final. Last time around Japan dragged the game to penalties where it eventually succeeded and broke the Americans' hearts. Now the USWNT are back for revenge and with a stout defense and Jill Ellis changing up the lineup in the previous game, it...
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Brewers extend winning streak to eight games with 6-1 victory over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning home runs for the Brewers, who finished off their second undefeated road trip of at least seven games in franchise history. It's the...
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Brewers extend win streak to 8 games with 6-1 victory

CINCINNATI (AP) Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning home runs for the Brewers, who finished off their second undefeated road trip of at least seven games in franchise history. It's the Brewers...
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Ramirez stifles sloppy Yanks as Rays stop 7-game slide, 8-1

NEW YORK (AP) Erasmo Ramirez pitched out of early trouble in his latest effective outing against the New York Yankees, and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of some shoddy defense for an 8-1 victory Sunday that snapped their longest losing streak of the season at seven games. James Loney and Logan Forsythe each had a two-run single for the Rays, who had dropped 11 of 13 while falling...
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Rays capitalize on Yankees' miscues to avoid sweep, snap skid

NEW YORK (AP) -- Erasmo Ramirez pitched out of early trouble in his latest effective outing against the New York Yankees, and the Tampa Bay Rays took advantage of some shoddy defense for an 8-1 victory Sunday that snapped their longest losing streak of the season at seven games. James Loney and Logan Forsythe each had a two-run single for the Rays, who had dropped 11 of 13 while...
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Brewers complete sweep of Reds with 6-1 victory

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Rookie Taylor Jungmann allowed four hits in eight innings and the Milwaukee Brewers extended their winning streak to eight games with a 6-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Sunday. Gerardo Parra and Adam Lind hit seventh-inning home runs for the Brewers, who finished off their second undefeated road trip of at least seven games in franchise history. It's the...
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World Series of Poker's championship event starts in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) The bluffing and betting began this afternoon for thousands of poker players in Las Vegas risking $10,000 each in hopes of winning several million dollars and being crowned the next champion of the World Series of Poker's Main Event. The days-long Texas Hold `Em matchup played by pros, amateurs and celebrities is the culmination of the 52-day annual tournament at...
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Wiesberger comes from 3 shots back to win French Open

PARIS (AP) Bernd Wiesberger of Austria came from three shots back to win the French Open on Sunday, making five birdies on the front nine to take command as overnight leader Jaco Van Zyl faltered. Wiesberger finished with a 6-under 65 to win by three shots ahead of James Morrison of England, who shot a 67. Van Zyl only managed a 73 to finish five shots behind Wiesberger's total...
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Chile emerge as deserved winners as intriguing Copa América concludes

SANTIAGO, Chile -- As fireworks blossomed in the sky over El Nacional, Chile celebrated the end of a wait that had seemed eternal. The players boarded an open-topped bus that crawled through the capital, surrounded by cheering fans. Even in the early hours, the streets were full of cars, horns honking an endless salute, while on the pavements fans wandered in a daze of glee. Even...
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Nats put RHP Strasburg on disabled list with oblique strain

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Nationals have put pitcher Stephen Strasburg back on the 15-day disabled list, this time with a strained left oblique. The NL East leaders made the move before Sunday night's game against San Francisco. Right-hander Taylor Jordan was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse. Strasburg left Saturday's game against the Giants after 3 2-3 scoreless innings because...
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Marte leaves game with discomfort in left side

PITTSBURGH (AP) Pirates left fielder Starling Marte left Sunday's game against the Cleveland Indians because of discomfort in his left side while batting in the fourth inning. Marte motioned for a trainer after swinging and missing at a pitch from Danny Salazar. Gregory Polanco inherited a 1-2 count as a pinch hitter, grounded out to end the inning then remained in the game in left...
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Report: San Antonio is optimistic Manu Ginobili will play one more year

The San Antonio Spurs are having a perfect summer. They re-signed most of their key free agents (notably Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green), signed All-NBA superstar LaMarcus Aldridge and will bring back Tim Duncan. All that's left is for Manu Ginobili to hold off retirement for one more year, and everything will be gravy. According to ESPN's Marc Stein, the Spurs could have even more...
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Steven Gerrard is going to get along just fine in Los Angeles

Steven Gerrard is going to get along just fine in Los Angeles
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Fans defend right to fly Confederate flag in Daytona infield

Steven Rebenstorf has numerous flags flying atop his canopy tent inside Daytona International Speedway. The Confederate flag is front and center. It's been like that for years. And the 57-year-old Rebenstorf has no plans to take it down -- not even if NASCAR decides to ban the embattled flag from its racetracks. ''They'd have to come and get it,'' Rebenstorf said Saturday, pointing...
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After Triple Crown, a new world greets Victor Espinoza

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) This is the new reality for Victor Espinoza. A half-filled white Styrofoam cup of espresso is to his left, a black Sharpie pen is in his right hand and a 3-inch-high stack of Triple Crown commemorative posters is in front of him. He signs one, then someone whisks it off the top of the pile. Sign another, whisk another. Sign, whisk. Sign, whisk. ''It never...
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Week 14: Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers

Probable 2-start pitchers: Brett Anderson, LAD (vs. PHI, vs. MIL) Jake Arrieta, CHC (vs. STL, vs. CWS) Manny Banuelos, ATL (@ MIL, @ COL) Chad Bettis, COL (vs. LAA, vs. ATL) Chad Billingsley, PHI (@ LAD, @ SF) Mark Buehrle, TOR (@ CWS, @ KC) A.J. Burnett, PIT (vs. SD, vs. STL) Carlos Carrasco, CLE (vs. HOU, vs. OAK) Wei-Yin Chen, BAL (@ MIN, vs. WAS) Johnny Cueto, CIN (@ WAS, @ MIA...
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Are Rockets in the mix for Kevin Durant next summer?

By re-signing Patrick Beverley and Corey Brewer to long-term contracts, the Houston Rockets decided to cut into next summer's cap space, something general manager Daryl Morey usually avoids doing.But Houston will still have plenty of room to offer Kevin Durant a max contract because they missed out on all the stars available in this year's class (like Kevin Love, LaMarcus Aldridge...
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Should Patrick Beverley come off the bench?

The Houston Rockets re-signed Patrick Beverley to a four-year, $25 million contract, keeping the feisty point guard around for the foreseeable future. But Beverley doesn't solve the team's most pressing problem, which is they need more ball-handling and a secondary playmaker. It's something James Harden requested in his exit interview after the team was eliminated by the Golden...
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