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July 26, 2019 - 5:17 am
Jose Ramirez hit a go-ahead homer in the 14th inning and the Indians held on to beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday night in a game that lasted just shy of five hours and finished after midnight. Cleveland is 15-4 this month, the second-best record in the majors. A.J. Cole earned his first...
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July 26, 2019 - 5:06 am
The Aftershocks got a win in the first round of The Basketball Tournament or TBT, scoring a 85 – 76 win against Iowa United. The team made up of Shocker Alumni played once again at Koch Arena were led by Wichita native Conner Frankamp ending the night with 23 points in front of the largest crowd in...
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July 24, 2019 - 10:48 pm
Having a hometown cheering section gave Brad Keller a boost. Facing his hometown team may have done even more for Keller's adrenaline. Keller thrived in his Georgia homecoming, allowing only four hits in seven innings while adding a second-inning single for his first career RBI , and the Kansas...
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July 23, 2019 - 10:31 pm
Lucas Duda came through with Kansas City's first pinch-hit homer of the season to break a tie in the eighth inning, and the Royals held on for a 5-4 victory over the first-place Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon also homered for the Royals and drove in two runs. Both starters — Atlanta's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2018, file photo, Maxim Dadashev, of Russia, left, hits Antonio DeMarco, of Mexico, during a junior welterweight bout in Las Vegas. Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation said Tuesday, July 23, 2019, that Dadashev died "as a result of the injuries he sustained" in Friday's, July 19, 2019, light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon Hill, Maryland. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
July 23, 2019 - 9:30 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Boxer Maxim Dadashev died Tuesday, four days after suffering a brain injury in a fight in Maryland. He was 28. The Russian Boxing Federation said Dadashev suffered a brain swelling in Friday's light-welterweight fight with Subriel Matias at the Theater at MGM National Harbor in Oxon...
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Erik Jones (20) banks into the first turn during a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
July 21, 2019 - 5:41 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (all times local): 6:25 p.m. Kevin Harvick raced to his first NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season Sunday, winning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the second straight year. Harvick held off Denny Hamlin by 0...
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Mariano Rivera fan Eugenino Edwards, of New York, uses a towel to keep cool before the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center, Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)
July 21, 2019 - 4:00 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Mariano Rivera has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Taking the podium last as he predicted, the former New York Yankees star reliever had to wait for the chants of his name to...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts after making a birdie on the 15th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 12:12 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day...
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David Banks USA Today Sports
July 20, 2019 - 9:05 pm
Adam Plutko of the Cleveland Indians picked the wrong time to pitch his best game of the season, as the Royals managed to win this evening by a score of 1-0. Plutko allowed one run in seven innings on Saturday night, but the Indians were held scoreless for the eighth time this season in a 1-0 loss...
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July 19, 2019 - 9:52 pm
Rookie Oscar Mercado went 5 for 5 and drove in two runs as the Cleveland Indians won their sixth straight game, defeating the Kansas City Royals 10-5 on Friday night. Mercado had an RBI double in the third inning and a run-scoring single in the sixth. He also scored twice. Mercado is batting .423 (...
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