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Royals will try to bounce back against a pitcher they've dominated

After enjoying a massive outburst at the plate in their previous two games, the Kansas City Royals were quieted by a familiar nemesis with the Chicago White Sox. Now they should feel confident about bouncing back in a matchup that they've dominated. With Jose Quintana looking to beat them for the first time in his career, the Royals will try to avoid their first series loss at Kauffman...
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CJ Cron's 5 RBIs lead desperate LA Angels past Texas, 5-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) C.J. Cron tripled, doubled, singled and drove in five runs, carrying the Los Angeles Angels to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. Garrett Richards (13-10) pitched five-hit ball into the seventh inning of his seventh consecutive win over Texas, and the Angels opened a probable make-or-break homestand for their playoff hopes with their third...
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Dante Pettis takes punt 76-yards for a touchdown against Boise State

Sophomore wide receiver Dante Pettis knew the Washington Huskies needed a boost as their offense had been stagnant all night. So, what did he do? Well, Pettis decided to make a house call.Pettis caught a punt near the end of the third quarter and took it 76-yards the other way for a touchdown, which put the Huskies within a touchdown of Boise State. This is exactly the type of play...
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Mexico salvages 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago

SANDY, Utah (AP) Hector Herrera scored on a long shot in the 84th minute to help Mexico salvage a 3-3 tie with Trinidad and Tobago in an exhibition game Friday night. Herrera's shot found the upper left corner of the goal, saving Mexico from an embarrassing loss. Joevin Jones gave Trinidad and Tobago a 3-2 lead off a free kick in the 69th minute. Trinidad and Tobago surprised Mexico...
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Mexico open Ferretti era with comeback draw against T&T

Trinidad and Tobago and Mexico put on a second free-flowing classic in as many months, in a 3-3 draw in Utah on Friday. Joevin Jones' brilliant free-kick in the 69th minute looked to be the winner for Stephen Hart's men, but Mexico's reply was just as emphatic - Hector Herrera unleashing a strike from range that swerved into the top corner with just over five minutes of regulation...
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Mercury-Stars Preview

Sophia Young-Malcolm has three games left in a WNBA career she's spent entirely with the San Antonio Stars. It's ending rather uneventfully with the Stars possessing the league's worst record, but a victory in her final home contest certainly would provide a thrilling exit. Young-Malcolm looks to help the Stars snap an eight-game losing streak, while the Phoenix Mercury hope to spoil...
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CarGo homers again, Rockies send Giants to 7th straight loss

DENVER — Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a strong outing by Jorge De La Rosa, and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 2-1 on Friday night to send the Giants to their seventh straight loss. De La Rosa (9-6) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings. He didn't walk a batter and struck out seven. Two of the strikeouts...
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Rockies send Giants to 7th straight loss, 2-1

DENVER (AP) Nolan Arenado and Carlos Gonzalez hit back-to-back homers in the first inning, backing a strong outing by Jorge De La Rosa, and the Colorado Rockies beat San Francisco 2-1 on Friday night to send the Giants to their seventh straight loss. De La Rosa (9-6) allowed one run and six hits in seven innings. He didn't walk a batter and struck out seven. Two of the strikeouts...
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Cardinals' bats go cold, fall to Pirates 9-3 in series opener

ST. LOUIS -- J.A. Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Happ allowed only three singles and won for the fourth time in six starts since being acquired from Seattle at the July 31 trade deadline. He retired 15 straight batters in one stretch, matched...
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Charlotte holds off Georgia State in FBS debut

ATLANTA (AP) -- Matt Johnson threw for 242 yards and a touchdown to help Charlotte beat Georgia State 23-20 in the 49ers' FBS debut Friday at the Georgia Dome. Charlotte is in the first season of a two-year FBS transition. The Conference USA school will gain full FBS member status with bowl eligibility in 2016. Georgia State started the same process in 2013. Terrance Winchester returned...
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Happ pitches 7 scoreless to lead Pirates past Cardinals, 9-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) J.A. Happ pitched seven scoreless innings and Starling Marte drove in three runs to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 9-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Happ allowed only three singles and won for the fourth time in six starts since being acquired from Seattle at the July 31 trade deadline. He retired 15 straight batters in one stretch, matched...
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Astros deal Twins one-sided road defeat, 8-0

HOUSTON -- Collin McHugh went 7 2/3 innings and Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night. McHugh (15-7) gave up seven hits and struck out six in picking up his second straight win. McHugh has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his last six starts. Colby Rasmus had two hits, including a monstrous two-run homer into the upper...
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Oregon State defeats Weber State 26-7 in Andersen's debut

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) True freshman Seth Collins threw a pair of touchdown passes, including a 44-yard fourth-quarter strike to Jordan Villamin, and Oregon State defeated Weber State 26-7 on Friday night in Gary Andersen's debut as the Beavers' head coach. Collins, who started both halves, is sharing quarterback duties with redshirt freshman Marcus McMaryion as the Beavers adjust...
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Prado's RBI double in 11th gives Marlins 6-5 win over Mets

MIAMI (AP) Martin Prado's fifth hit of the game was a two-out double in the 11th inning that scored Christian Yelich from first base and gave the Miami Marlins a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. The Mets tied the seesaw game with a run in the ninth but they stranded 13 runners, including three in the eighth and three more in the ninth. Mets starter Jacob deGrom...
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Marlins bounce back after blowing lead, beat Mets in walk-off

MIAMI (AP) -- Martin Prado's fifth hit of the game was a two-out double in the 11th inning that scored Christian Yelich from first base and gave the Miami Marlins a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. The Mets tied the seesaw game with a run in the ninth but they stranded 13 runners, including three in the eighth and three more in the ninth. Mets starter Jacob deGrom...
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Lynx fend off Fever, 81-65

MINNEAPOLIS -- Sylvia Fowles had 18 points and 14 rebounds and Rebekkah Brunson added 14 points with 11 rebounds to help the Minnesota Lynx beat the Indiana Fever 81-65 on Friday night for their ninth straight victory in the series. Maya Moore added 11 points for Minnesota (21-10), but left the game in the third quarter with a nose injury. Moore collided with Fowles' elbow at the...
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No. 5 MSU tops WMU 37-24, sets sights on Oregon

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Michigan State looked like it needed a tuneup before playing Oregon. Madre London ran for two touchdowns in the first several minutes of his college career to help the fifth-ranked Spartans build a big lead they needed to hold off Western Michigan for a 37-24 victory Friday night. The Spartans (1-0) led 27-7 in the second quarter and were up by 24 points...
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Smokey Image wins I'm Smokin Stakes at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) Smokey Image won the $150,000 I'm Smokin Stakes for California-bred 2-year-olds by 4 1/2 lengths as the 3-5 favorite Friday at Del Mar. Ridden by Juan Hernandez, Smokey Image ran six furlongs in 1:09.60 and paid $3.20, $2.20 and $2.10. Found Money returned $3.20 and $2.40 as the 3-1 second choice, while Viviendo el Sueno was another 5 3/4 lengths back in third...
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No. 4 Baylor plenty of offense in opener at SMU

DALLAS (AP) -- Seth Russell threw for 376 yards with three of his five touchdowns to Jay Lee, and the new starting quarterback also ran for a score as fourth-ranked Baylor finally got back on the field with 56-21 victory at SMU on Friday night. The Bears got to start fresh after the long, long offseason that followed their playoff snub despite a second consecutive Big 12 Conference...
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Danks goes the distance as White Sox beat Royals 12-1

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) John Danks threw a seven-hitter and Adam Eaton matched his career high with four hits, including a three-run homer, as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 12-1 Friday night. Alexei Ramirez also had four hits - tying his career high - drove in two runs and scored three times. Tyler Flowers also hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning. Eaton...
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Tom Brady posts statement on Facebook

Tom Brady posted a statement on Facebook on Friday night, a day after U.S. District Judge Richard M. Berman vacated the New England quarterback's four-game suspension in the ''Deflategate'' scandal. Brady and the defending Super Bowl champion Patriots will open the season at home Thursday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. ''The regular season starts tomorrow morning and I can...
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Severino, long ball carry Yankees over Rays

NEW YORK -- Sizzling rookie Luis Severino won his third straight start and Alex Rodriguez hit his 681st career home run, sending the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games. Brian McCann and Greg Bird also homered for the Yankees, who hold the top AL wild-card spot and are trying to catch East-leading Toronto. New York won with...
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Freshman RB London scores 2 TDs as No. 5 Spartans top W. Michigan

KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Madre London ran for two touchdowns in the first several minutes of his college career to help No. 5 Michigan State build a big lead it needed to hold off Western Michigan for a 37-24 victory Friday night. The Spartans (1-0) had a 27-7 lead in the second quarter and were up by 24 points in the third. The Broncos (0-1) pulled within 10 points early in the fourth...
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Petersen tries to stay low-key in return to Boise State

BOISE, Idaho (AP) Chris Petersen tried to stay out of the limelight in his return to Boise. The Washington coach very quietly made his way into Albertsons Stadium and the famous blue turf on Friday night before the Huskies opened the season against No. 23 Boise State. Wearing sunglasses and a purple sweater, Petersen tried to slip quietly into stadium when the Huskies arrived via...
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McHugh, Conger lead Houston to 8-0 win over Twins

HOUSTON (AP) Collin McHugh went 7 2-3 innings and Hank Conger hit a grand slam as the Houston Astros beat the Minnesota Twins 8-0 on Friday night. McHugh (15-7) gave up seven hits and struck out six in picking up his second straight win. McHugh has allowed two runs or fewer in each of his last six starts. Colby Rasmus had two hits, including a monstrous two-run homer into the upper...
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