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Calhoun, Trout homer late, Angels beat Mariners 6-3

Sat, June 01, 2019

Kole Calhoun has the same routine after every game: watch video of his at-bats. It doesn't matter if the Los Angeles Angels win or lose, or if Calhoun has a … Click to Continue »

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Vasquez’s homer leads Tijuana to 15-6 win over Laguna

Sat, June 01, 2019

LAGUNA, Mexico (AP) -- Niko Vasquez hit a two-run homer in the fifth inning, leading the Toros de Tijuana to a 15-6 win over the Algodoneros Union Laguna on Saturday. … Click to Continue »

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Szczur’s homer leads Reno to 11-6 win over Albuquerque

Sat, June 01, 2019

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Matt Szczur hit a three-run home run in the second inning, leading the Reno Aces to an 11-6 win over the Albuquerque Isotopes on Saturday. The … Click to Continue »

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Gray’s strong outing carries Rockies over Blue Jays 4-2

Sat, June 01, 2019

Jon Gray struck out seven in a solid seven-inning outing, Nolan Arenado singled to extend his hitting streak to 12 games and Daniel Murphy drove in two runs as the … Click to Continue »

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Woman accuses Neymar of rape, player says he was set up

Sat, June 01, 2019

A Brazilian police document says an unidentified woman has accused soccer star Neymar of raping her in Paris last month. After the revelation, the player used Instagram to publish a … Click to Continue »

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Arcia’s 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs

Sat, June 01, 2019

Orlando Arcia made sure the Milwaukee Brewers went home with a win after a long day. Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th … Click to Continue »

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‘I’ve still got a lot of life in me’: Will Panthers DE Mario Addison adjust to 3-4?

Fri, May 31, 2019

Cam Newton long ago christened Carolina Panthers teammate Mario Addison “Super Mario,” owing to what the quarterback called the defensive end’s ability to become an “edge nightmare.” But Addison wasn’t … Click to Continue »

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Checkers, Wolves are AHL finalists, but they’re also total strangers

Fri, May 31, 2019

They are separated by 760 miles, but they might as well be worlds apart. Two teams that have never seen the other play will meet Saturday night in Game 1 … Click to Continue »

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New to the Checkers or hockey? Here’s what you need to know for the Calder Cup Finals

Fri, May 31, 2019

Biscuit in the basket! Coast to coast. Dump and chase. That’s likely what those new to the Charlotte Checkers — or hockey — will hear when the team plays the … Click to Continue »

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Former UNC star McInnis’ second act: building dominant travel hoops team from scratch

Fri, May 31, 2019

After retiring from his 12-year NBA career in 2008, Jeff McInnis came home to Charlotte to train teenagers. Some of the kids he worked with asked if he would put … Click to Continue »

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