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McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

Fri, May 24, 2019

Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich's … Click to Continue »

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Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

Fri, May 24, 2019

Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the Chicago White … Click to Continue »

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Norzagaray leads Laguna over Mexico 7-5

Fri, May 24, 2019

LAGUNA, Mexico (AP) -- Ciro Norzagaray had three hits and two RBI as the Algodoneros Union Laguna beat the Diablos Rojos del Mexico 7-5 on Friday. Up 2-0 in the … Click to Continue »

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Zunica hits walk-off homer, Amarillo beats Midland 10-8

Fri, May 24, 2019

AMARILLO, (AP) -- Brad Zunica hit a walk-off two-run homer with two outs in the ninth inning, as the Amarillo Sod Poodles beat the Midland RockHounds 10-8 on Friday. The … Click to Continue »

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Allen, Batten lead El Paso to 4-1 win over Reno

Fri, May 24, 2019

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Matthew Batten hit a two-run homer in the first inning, and Logan Allen struck out 10 hitters over seven innings as the El Paso Chihuahuas … Click to Continue »

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End of Baylor-TCU elimination game postponed due to weather

Fri, May 24, 2019

Inclement weather has pushed the conclusion of the Baylor-TCU Big 12 Tournament game to Saturday morning after a delay of just over an hour on Friday night. A statement from … Click to Continue »

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In a league known for second chances, Panthers rookie Jordan Scarlett earned his

Fri, May 24, 2019

Before he hung up the phone following an interview with the Observer, Central Michigan head coach Jim McElwain had a request regarding his former player, Jordan Scarlett — who McElwain … Click to Continue »

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‘We needed Jeff’: How Jeff Gordon’s first Cup win 25 years ago changed NASCAR forever

Thu, May 23, 2019

Jeff Gordon, racing royalty. Everyone knows that. In the 2 1/2 decades since his first victory in NASCAR’s top level, Gordon accrued 93 wins, third all-time behind only Richard Petty … Click to Continue »

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‘You’ve played too long to go out like that’: Panthers’ Olsen tries one last comeback

Thu, May 23, 2019

Retirement? Of course Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen thought about it. He had to, really, after seeing both his 2017 and 2018 seasons end on injured reserve due to … Click to Continue »

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What scares you more: Capped-out Hornets or Kemba-less Hornets? About to find out

Thu, May 23, 2019

Michael Jordan better start selling more sneakers. This Kemba Walker business is about to get expensive and risky. Here’s what Charlotte Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said about Kemba Walker … Click to Continue »

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