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August 15, 2018 - 12:02 am
Kevin Pillar hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays over the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Tuesday night. Blaine Boyer (2-1) retired his first two batters before walking Aledmys Diaz and backing Pillar into an 0-2 count. Pillar hit the next pitch over the...
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August 13, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Ryan O'Hearn homered and drove in a career-high three runs, Brad Keller threw seven strong innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 on Monday night to spoil Sean Reid-Foley's major league debut. Reid-Foley (0-1) was removed after 97 pitches and five innings, allowing three...
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File - In this June 12, 1939 file photo, these baseball stars were pictured as they attended the dedication and their induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Front row; Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young; Rear row left to right; Hans Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Napoleon Lajoie, George Sisler and Walter Johnson. A baseball with the signatures of Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner and eight other legends of the game has sold for more than $600,000. The players all signed the ball on the same day in 1939, when they had gathered to become the first class to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. SCP Auctions said Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, that it has sold for just over $623,000. That crushes the previous record of $345,000 for a signed ball, set in 2013. (AP Photo/File)
August 13, 2018 - 7:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig? How about a ball signed by Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, on the day...
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Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 12, 2018 - 9:42 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The ball rested on the edge of the cup, its logo peeking into the hole for what felt like forever. Back in the day, that ball dropped for Tiger Woods. On Sunday, it wouldn't budge. Yes, Woods finished second by two strokes to Brooks Koepka at the PGA Championship to extend his...
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Dustin Johnson looks at his putt on the first green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 12, 2018 - 1:57 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 1:55 p.m. The leaders have teed off at the PGA Championship, where Brooks Koepka entered the final round with a two-shot lead over Adam Scott and some of golf's biggest names close behind. Justin...
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Brooks Koepka puts his hat on as he walk off the 14th tee during the third round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
August 11, 2018 - 6:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship, golf's final major of the year (all times local): 6:43 p.m. Brooks Koepka will take a two-shot lead over Adam Scott into the final round of the PGA Championship after shooting a 4-under 66 that left him at 12 under for the tournament. Koepka is...
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August 10, 2018 - 11:02 pm
Matt Carpenter homered for the sixth time in seven games, Austin Gomber pitched five scoreless innings and the St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-0 Friday night. Carpenter tops the National League with 32 home runs, a .600 slugging percentage and 65 extra-base hits. Carpenter...
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Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal (9) and pitcher Kenley Jansen (74) celebrate the team's 4-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics in a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/D. Ross Cameron)
August 10, 2018 - 6:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — Kenley Jansen spent the day in the doctor's office getting checked out for an irregular heartbeat. The conclusion: Nothing definitive yet. The Los Angeles Dodgers closer was placed on the 10-day disabled list Friday and manager Dave Roberts wasn't sure if his absence would be 10 days...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Alabama's Bo Scarbrough is looked at after being hurt during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson in Tampa, Fla. Player privacy laws currently stand in the way of regular in-depth NCAA football injury reports. Yet a mandated reporting system has been proposed. The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the legalization of sports gambling up to the states sparked the idea. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 10, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision that allows states to legalize sports gambling has sparked a debate about requiring injury reports in college football. NCAA leaders are analyzing whether it's possible to have more medical transparency to prevent collusion and be more consistent...
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