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MLS Roundup: Galaxy comeback stuns Colorado, D.C. United and Montreal win in CCL

Colorado 3 – LA Galaxy 4 Landon Donovan capped a three-goal comeback after the interval to send the Rapids skidding to a fifth straight loss. Colorado stormed out of the gates in Commerce City through a pair of milestones: Marlon Hairston collected his first MLS goal with a cool finish at the back post, while Edson Buddle registered his 100th goal with a trademark header. Robbie...
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Padres beat Dodgers 4-1 to end 2-game skid

LOS ANGELES (AP) Alexi Amarista had two hits and drove in a run, Eric Stults combined with three relievers on a six-hitter and the San Diego Padres defeated the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday night. Stults (6-13) allowed one run in five innings, struck out five and walked one. The Dodgers came into the game with a 20-10 record against left-handed opponents...
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Gallery: UCLA practice action

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Report: Maya Moore to be named WNBA MVP for first time in career

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity...
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Braves-Reds Preview

While the Atlanta Braves' winning streak just came to an end in embarrassing fashion, they may be able to start a new one Thursday night. Atlanta heads to Cincinnati for the first of four against the slumping Reds, who are in danger of falling completely out of the postseason race. The Braves (66-61) had outscored opponents 33-14 during a five-game run before Wednesday's...
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Players Only: Is spotlight on young athletes too bright?

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Shared Belief is 5-2 favorite for Pacific Classic

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Shared Belief was installed as the early 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Defending champion Game On Dude was listed as the 3-1 second choice at the draw on Wednesday night. Shared Belief drew the far outside post in the 11-horse field and will be ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, who took off 7-year-old gelding Game On Dude to ride...
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MLS Capsules

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Landon Donovan scored in the 80th minute to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 4-3 comeback victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. The Galaxy (10-5-7) trailed 2-0 and 3-1 in the first half. Goals by Robbie Keane, Omar Gonzalez, Alan Gordon and Donovan handed Colorado (8-11-6) its fifth straight loss. An unmarked Keane scored on a header in the...
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Earthquakes, Sounders finish in 1-1 draw

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot in the 65th minute on Wednesday night and the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders. The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were routed 5-0 at home last Saturday by FC Dallas. Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back into a tie for both...
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Watch MJ get dunked on — thanks to Jeter's Ice Bucket Challenge

It isn't often that you see Michael Jordan on the receiving end of a dunk. But thanks to Derek Jeter and the charity cause sweeping the Internet, His Airness was the one getting posterized on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Yankees captain Derek Jeter took the Ice Bucket Challenge, getting dunked then issuing the challenge to MJ. A day later, Jordan obliged: And as for that poster shot...
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Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

NEW YORK (AP) Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked athlete performed ''Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend'' on Wednesday night at Arena in New York City. She danced and swayed her hips in a mini dress as she sang the song in falsetto and attempted high notes. Williams told...
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D'backs fall late to Nats, lose fifth straight

WASHINGTON (AP) The Arizona Diamondbacks proved they could hang with the NL East-leading Washington Nationals. That is right up until the last at-bat, once again. The Nationals won their ninth straight game when pinch-hitter Anthony Rendon singled home Bryce Harper in the ninth inning Wednesday night for a 3-2 victory over the Diamondbacks. Arizona has lost five straight, the last...
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Wondolowski lifts Earthquakes to tie with Sounders

SEATTLE (AP) Chris Wondolowski tapped in a point-blank shot midway through the 66th minute on Wednesday night as the San Jose Earthquakes came back from the worst lost in franchise history to pull out a 1-1 draw against the Seattle Sounders. The Earthquakes (6-9-7) were coming off a 5-0 loss at home last Saturday to FC Dallas. Even with the draw, the Sounders (13-7-3) climbed back...
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Carl Edwards to Drive No. 19 For Joe Gibbs in 2015

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Cueto struggles as Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Reds starter Johnny Cueto (15-7) was off-kilter from the get-go and missed a chance to become the majors' first 16-game winner. He allowed five runs in five-plus innings...
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Players Only: Spotlight on Young Athletes Too Bright?

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AP source: Lynx's Moore has won WNBA MVP award

Minnesota's Maya Moore has won the WNBA most valuable player award, a person close to the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday night. Moore will receive the award Thursday night in Minnesota before the Lynx face San Antonio in the first game of the Western Conference semifinals. The person spoke to The Associated Press late Wednesday night on condition of anonymity...
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Broncos lose WR-PR Jordan Norwood to torn for season ACL

  Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Norwood tore his left ACL in practice Wednesday and is expected to be out for the season, ending what was shaping up as one of the league's best comeback stories. Norwood was trying to catch a sideline touchdown pass from Peyton Manning when Houston cornerback Brandon Harris broke it up. Norwood landed awkwardly and was carted off the field...
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Lynn, Peralta lead Cardinals to sweep of Reds

ST. LOUIS (AP) Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Reds starter Johnny Cueto (15-7) was off-kilter from the get-go and missed a chance to become the majors' first 16-game winner. He allowed five runs in five-plus innings...
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Peavy pitches Giants to 8-3 win over Cubs

CHICAGO (AP) Jake Peavy pitched seven solid innings in his fifth start with San Francisco, and the Giants rolled past the Chicago Cubs 8-3 on Wednesday, hours after they won a protest regarding a rain-shortened loss from the night before. Hunter Pence and Andrew Susac homered, and Travis Ishikawa drove in three runs with pair of doubles among three hits to help the Giants strengthen...
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McBride, De La Rosa lift Rockies past Royals, 5-2

DENVER -- Matt McBride hit his first career grand slam and Jorge De La Rosa pitched eight crisp innings, helping the Colorado Rockies cool off the Kansas City Royals with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night. The loss trims the Royals' lead to one game over Detroit in the AL Central. Danny Duffy (8-11) was cruising along with a 2-1 lead until a two-out error by third baseman Christian...
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Los Angeles gets a 4-3 comeback win at Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Landon Donovan scored in the 80th minute to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 4-3 comeback victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night. The Galaxy (10-5-7) trailed 2-0 and 3-1 in the first half. Goals by Robbie Keane, Omar Gonzalez, Alan Gordon and Donovan handed Colorado (8-11-6) its fifth straight loss. An unmarked Keane scored on a header in the...
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Indians blank Twins, 5-0

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 on Wednesday night. Rookie Zach Walters hit his sixth homer. It was his third home run in eight games with the Indians since he was acquired from Washington on July 31 in a trade for shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. House...
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Rookie T.J. House, 4 Indians relievers blank Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 Wednesday night. Rookie Zach Walters hit his sixth homer. It was his third home run in eight games with the Indians since he was acquired from Washington on July 31 in a trade for shortstop Asdrubal Cabrera. Mike Aviles...
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Hamilton drives in 3 runs, Angels beat Red Sox 8-3

BOSTON (AP) Josh Hamilton broke out of a slump with two hits and three RBIs, Howie Kendrick drove in two runs, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Boston Red Sox 8-3 to increase their AL West lead on Wednesday night. Hamilton was in a 5-for-41 slump with 18 strikeouts but hit two sacrifice flies and then singled in the Angels' final run in the ninth inning. The Angels' seventh...
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