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    Royals beat Blue Jays 6-2 after long delay to split series


    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While the Kansas City Royals overcame the weather, Toronto Blue Jays starter Sam Gaviglio was unable to overcome a fourth-inning balk.Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Royals...

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — While the Kansas City Royals overcame the weather, Toronto Blue Jays starter Sam Gaviglio was unable to overcome a fourth-inning balk.Lucas Duda homered, Rosell Herrera had three hits and the Royals beat...

    Buchholz pitches five-hitter, Diamondbacks beat Padres 5-1


    SAN DIEGO (AP) — For a player who was without a job in April, Clay Buchholz is performing like a mainstay.Buchholz pitched a five-hitter, David Peralta hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego...

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — For a player who was without a job in April, Clay Buchholz is performing like a mainstay.Buchholz pitched a five-hitter, David Peralta hit a three-run homer and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the San Diego Padres...

    Thursday's Major League Linescores


    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3),...

    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3), Ramirez...

    Asian Games: Something for everybody _ even contract bridge


    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — For size, the Asian Games are enormous. They feature about 11,500 athletes, which is about 1,000 more than a typical Summer Olympics.For diversity, they offer many sports that are unseen at the...

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — For size, the Asian Games are enormous. They feature about 11,500 athletes, which is about 1,000 more than a typical Summer Olympics.For diversity, they offer many sports that are unseen at the Olympics...

    American League


    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado...

    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado 1Toronto...

    National League


    ___Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Chicago Cubs 8, Milwaukee 4N.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Atlanta 5, Miami 2Houston 12, Colorado 1St. Louis 4, Washington 2L.A. Angels 3,...

    ___Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Chicago Cubs 8, Milwaukee 4N.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Atlanta 5, Miami 2Houston 12, Colorado 1St. Louis 4, Washington 2L.A. Angels 3, San...

    Brady sharp in preseason debut as Patriots top Eagles 37-20


    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady moved the New England Patriots with ease in their Super Bowl rematch against the penalty-prone Eagles, winning 37-20 with a little help from running back James White and fifth-round draft...

    FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Tom Brady moved the New England Patriots with ease in their Super Bowl rematch against the penalty-prone Eagles, winning 37-20 with a little help from running back James White and fifth-round draft choice...

    Forsythe gets 5 hits, Twins outslug Tigers in 15-8 win


    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All that Logan Forsythe has done since arriving in Minnesota is get hits.The veteran infielder joined the Twins at the beginning of August in a trade that sent popular second baseman Brian Dozier to the Los...

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All that Logan Forsythe has done since arriving in Minnesota is get hits.The veteran infielder joined the Twins at the beginning of August in a trade that sent popular second baseman Brian Dozier to the Los Angeles...

    Thursday's Major League Linescores


    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3),...

    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3), Ramirez...

    Rockies end Acuna's HR streak, beat Braves 5-3


    ATLANTA (AP) — Colorado snapped Ronald Acuna Jr.'s home run streak and Atlanta's five-game winning streak, rallying for three unearned runs in the ninth inning to beat the Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.David Dahl homered in the...

    ATLANTA (AP) — Colorado snapped Ronald Acuna Jr.'s home run streak and Atlanta's five-game winning streak, rallying for three unearned runs in the ninth inning to beat the Braves 5-3 on Thursday night.David Dahl homered in the third...

    American League


    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado...

    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado 1Toronto...

    Profar starts triple play and homers, Rangers rally past LAA


    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Triple plays are rare enough to begin with. Jurickson Profar and the Texas Rangers turned one that was especially unusual Thursday night.In fact, it had been more than a century since there was another...

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Triple plays are rare enough to begin with. Jurickson Profar and the Texas Rangers turned one that was especially unusual Thursday night.In fact, it had been more than a century since there was another one...

    National Football League


    ___New England 37, Philadelphia 20Washington 15, N.Y. Jets 13Green Bay 51, Pittsburgh 34N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Miami at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Buffalo at Cleveland, 7:30...

    ___New England 37, Philadelphia 20Washington 15, N.Y. Jets 13Green Bay 51, Pittsburgh 34N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Miami at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Buffalo at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Arizona...

    Thursday's Major League Linescores


    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3),...

    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Cole, Alvarez (2), Jerez (3), Ramirez...

    National Football League


    ___New England 37, Philadelphia 20Washington 15, N.Y. Jets 13Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 8 p.m.N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Miami at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Buffalo at Cleveland, 7:30...

    ___New England 37, Philadelphia 20Washington 15, N.Y. Jets 13Pittsburgh at Green Bay, 8 p.m.N.Y. Giants at Detroit, 7 p.m.Kansas City at Atlanta, 7 p.m.Miami at Carolina, 7:30 p.m.Buffalo at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m.Arizona...

    American League


    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado...

    ___Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 5Minnesota 6, Pittsburgh 4Seattle 2, Oakland 0, 12 inningsN.Y. Mets 16, Baltimore 5Philadelphia 7, Boston 4Tampa Bay 6, N.Y. Yankees 1Cleveland 4, Cincinnati 3Houston 12, Colorado 1Toronto...

    Jets' Darnold looks like rookie in 15-13 loss to Redskins


    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Limited playing experience in high school and college makes Sam Darnold appreciate every game, even if it's just the preseason.The third overall pick made his first exhibition start for the New York Jets...

    LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Limited playing experience in high school and college makes Sam Darnold appreciate every game, even if it's just the preseason.The third overall pick made his first exhibition start for the New York Jets on...
    Rugby: Bledisloe Cup 2018 - Why Wallabies fans aren't interested in All Blacks opener

    Rugby: Bledisloe Cup 2018 - Why Wallabies fans aren't interested in All Blacks opener


    Few matches in world rugby are more hyped than Bledisloe Cup contests between the All Blacks and the Wallabies, yet Australian fans have responded to Saturday's first test in Sydney with trepidation and disinterest.Bledisloe...

    Few matches in world rugby are more hyped than Bledisloe Cup contests between the All Blacks and the Wallabies, yet Australian fans have responded to Saturday's first test in Sydney with trepidation and disinterest.Bledisloe Cup...

    ANNIKA Invitational coming to New Zealand


    Golf Hall-of-Famer Annika Sorenstams charitable organization will host the first-annual ANNIKA Invitational Australasia from December 13-16, 2018 at Royal Wellington Golf Club.The ANNIKA Invitational Australasia will extend...

    Golf Hall-of-Famer Annika Sorenstams charitable organization will host the first-annual ANNIKA Invitational Australasia from December 13-16, 2018 at Royal Wellington Golf Club.The ANNIKA Invitational Australasia will extend the...

    Thursday's Major League Linescores


    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Oswalt, Blevins (7), Rhame (8)...

    Snell, Roe (6), Alvarado (6), Stanek (8), Romo (8), Kolarek (9) and Perez; Tanaka, Britton (7), Robertson (8), Kahnle (9) and Higashioka, Romine. W_Snell 14-5. L_Tanaka 9-4. Sv_Kolarek (1).___Oswalt, Blevins (7), Rhame (8) and...