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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 20, 2018 - 11:22 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — One by one, the Milwaukee Brewers filed into an auditorium at Miller Park as reliever Josh Hader offered his latest apology for years-old tweets that surfaced during the All-Star Game. Those racist, homophobic social-media messages were thoughtless mistakes he made as a teenager,...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Aledmys Diaz, front left, congratulates teammate Russell Martin (55) after Martin's solo home run during fifth-inning baseball game action against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto, Friday, July 20, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 11:16 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles could have used Manny Machado's steady infield defense on Friday night. Aledmys Diaz singled home the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Toronto Blue Jays recovered after blowing a three-run lead in the ninth to beat Baltimore 8-7, their fifth...
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Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich celebrates after hitting a three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Hoby Milner, rear, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
July 20, 2018 - 10:37 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Dietrich homered twice, including a three-run shot in the seventh inning that broke a tie, to lead Dan Straily and the Miami Marlins over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 on Friday night. Dietrich's 13th homer came off left-hander Hoby Milner after two walks by Diego...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2013, file photo, Antron Brown, right, celebrates with team owner Don Schumacher after winning in Top Fuel at the NHRA Toyota Nationals drag races t Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing, pledged their brains to concussion research Friday, July 20, 2018, as part of an effort geared to reach military members as much as racing fans. Through its sponsorship with the U.S. Army, Schumacher connected with the Infinite Hero Foundation, a nonprofit that works with the Concussion Legacy Foundation. CLF has received pledges of more than 3,500 brains to conduct post-mortem research on the effects of CTE _ a disease linked to repetitive head injuries seen in football and other contact sports, and also in military personnel. (Josh Holmburg/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP, File)
July 20, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MORRISON, Colo. (AP) — Concussion experts would someday like to conduct the same amount of research on head injuries among military members as they've done for football players. One way to get there: racecar drivers. All seven members of the world's largest hotrod team, Don Schumacher Racing,...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter celebrates his second home run of the game off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 20, 2018 - 10:27 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: WOOD WORK A day after hitting three homers and two doubles in just six innings, Cardinals slugger Matt Carpenter tries to torment the Cubs over a doubleheader. Carpenter drove in seven before getting pulled early in St. Louis' 18-5 thrashing at...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:41 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A woman who declared herself the "escort queen" of a sex scandal involving the University of Louisville's basketball team has been indicted on theft charges. The Courier Journal reports Katina Powell was indicted by a grand jury Thursday of criminal possession of a forged...
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In this May 19, 2018, photo, Japanese interpreter Mariko Nagai speaks during an interview with a backdrop of Yoyogi National Stadium in Tokyo which symbolized Japan’s revival just 19 years after World War II. The stadium hosted swimming in 1964 and will host handball in 2020. Nagai was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where American Don Schollander would win four gold medals. (AP Photo/Koji Ueda)
July 20, 2018 - 9:11 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Mariko Nagai walked outside Yoyogi National Stadium — the late-architect Kenzo Tange's masterpiece from Tokyo's 1964 Olympics — and pictured the city in that era. She was a university student from northern Japan who landed a job as an interpreter at the dazzling swimming venue, where...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross smiles as he speaks during a news conference at NFL football training camp in Davie, Fla. Ross says he had not yet decided whether to actually discipline players who demonstrate during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could punishable. Ross said in a statement Friday, July 20, 2018, that the one-sentence reference to “Proper Anthem Conduct” in the team’s official discipline policy was merely a placeholder. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 20, 2018 - 9:11 pm
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable. "We were asked to submit a form to the NFL on our overall discipline policy prior to the...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have acquired power forward Richaun Holmes from Philadelphia and forward Darrell Arthur from Brooklyn. The Suns sent cash considerations to the 76ers on Friday for Holmes, and got Arthur from the Nets for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2021 second-round pick...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter hits a home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 20, 2018 - 8:53 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Already in the midst of a monster game, Matt Carpenter almost left too early. Carpenter stuck around for one more swing, and connected for a three-run homer Friday that capped off a historic performance for the St. Louis Cardinals in an 18-5 romp over the Chicago Cubs. Carpenter hit...
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