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FILE - In this May 18, 2019 file photo, pedestrians pass through Ohio State University's student union in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State University wants to trademark the word “The” when used as part of the school’s name on university merchandise. The school submitted a trademark application this month to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The application requests a standard character trademark for the title “The Ohio State University” that would cover various items including T-shirts, baseball caps and hats. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 14, 2019 - 11:45 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University wants to trademark the word "The" when used as part of the school's name on university merchandise. The Columbus Dispatch reports the school submitted a trademark application this month to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The application requests a...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers runs heads toward first on a two-run double during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rafael Devers wasn't trying to make history, it just happened. Boston's third baseman became the first major league player to record six hits and four doubles in the same game as the Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Devers went 6 for 6 and...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against New York Mets, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 14, 2019 - 2:12 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: STRASBURG VS. BAUER There's quite a pitching matchup at Nationals Park for the series finale between Washington and Cincinnati: Stephen Strasburg vs. Trevor Bauer, two righties who are among the top strikeout artists in the majors this season. For...
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New York Mets' Jeff McNeil (6) is helped off the field by a trainer and manager Mickey Callaway (36) after being injured running out a ground ball during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Atlanta. The Braves won 5-3. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 13, 2019 - 11:30 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A tough night for the New York Mets got even worse when All-Star second baseman Jeff McNeil trudged off the field in the ninth inning with a hamstring injury. McNeil was hurt while trying to beat out a grounder in a 5-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday. McNeil said he felt "a...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor reacts after hitting an RBI double in the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 13, 2019 - 11:24 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor made a major blunder and owned it. "I messed up," the All-Star shortstop said. "It's a rookie mistake." Lindor's over-aggressive base running in the ninth inning sabotaged Cleveland's bid at another dramatic win, and Jackie Bradley Jr. homered in the 10th inning as...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor reacts after hitting an RBI double in the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 13, 2019 - 11:23 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jackie Bradley Jr. homered with one out in the 10th inning as the Boston Red Sox edged the Cleveland Indians 7-6 on Tuesday night after blowing a late lead and potential win for ace Chris Sale. Rafael Devers became the first player in major league history with six hits and four...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 13, 2019 - 7:19 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale has reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any pitcher in history. Sale entered Tuesday's game against the Indians with 1,995 strikeouts. He struck out the side in the first and reached the milestone in the third when he fanned rookie Oscar...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Charlie Manuel waves to the crowd before a baseball game against the New York Mets in Philadelphia. The Phillies have hired former manager Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach. Manuel was working as senior adviser to the general manager. The Phillies announced Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, that he would assume his new position for the remainder of the season. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 13, 2019 - 5:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have turned to the most successful manager in franchise history to revive their feeble offense. The Phillies hired Charlie Manuel to replace John Mallee as hitting coach on Tuesday before a three-game series against the Chicago Cubs. Manuel, who was...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
August 13, 2019 - 1:46 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: ONE-TWO PUNCH Houston goes into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox with two of the pitchers the Astros hope will carry them deep into October. In the opener, Zack Greinke will make his second start for AL West-leading Houston since he...
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August 12, 2019 - 11:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rental vehicle being used by ESPN baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez was broken into Sunday night, and Rodriguez said several items of a personal and sentimental nature were stolen. The break-in happened while Rodriguez and other members of ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" crew...
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