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July 17, 2018 - 11:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — American League beats National League 8-6 for sixth straight win in All-Star Game.
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Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred stands with trophy before the MLB Home Run Derby, at Nationals Park, Monday, July 16, 2018 in Washington. The 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game will be played Tuesday. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 17, 2018 - 9:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already raising the possibility of a work stoppage after the 2021...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO KAVANAUGH, INSTEAD OF KAVANUAGH - Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, center, watches events on the field from the stands before the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 17, 2018 - 8:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, attended Tuesday night's All-Star Game in Washington. The District of Columbia appellate court judge is an avid baseball fan and a Washington Nationals season ticket-holder. Kavanaugh was taking in the game from...
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FILE - In this March 31, 2018, file photo, Britain's Anthony Joshua, rear, tries to hit New Zealand's Joseph Parker during their heavyweight title bout in Cardiff, Wales. In June, the World Boxing Association ordered Joshua sign to fight Alexander Povetkin or have his title stripped away. He signed, destroying chances of a Deontay Wilder-Joshua fight in 2018. Wilder said if Joshua wanted the fight to happen, it would be happening. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
July 17, 2018 - 8:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Joshua was welcomed by applause on the stage. He stood front and center, promoting his Sept. 22 bout against Alexander Povetkin. Even there, he couldn't escape talk of the heavyweight he isn't fighting. Someone in the crowd jumped at the opportunity and shouted, "AJ, we want...
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July 17, 2018 - 8:22 pm
July 18 1896 — James Foulis wins the U.S. Men's Open golf championship at Shinnecock Hills, Southampton, N.Y. 1927 — Ty Cobb of the Philadelphia Athletics doubles off the glove of Harry Heilmann for his 4,000th hit. 1951 — Jersey Joe Walcott, at 37, becomes the oldest fighter to win the world...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 3, 2018 file photo,Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr gestures during the first half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals between the Warriors and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Oakland, Calif. Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 17, 2018 - 7:49 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob Myers, who are close friends and colleagues, said when the season ended that...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 file photo, Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim speaks during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Arizona Cardinals general manager Steve Keim has pleaded guilty to extreme DUI after a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
July 17, 2018 - 7:41 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals suspended general manager Steve Keim for five weeks and fined him $200,000 after he pleaded guilty in court Tuesday to extreme DUI following a Fourth of July arrest in a Phoenix suburb. A Chandler police report shows Keim had a blood-alcohol level of 0.19,...
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Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle warms up ahead of the 89th MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at Nationals Park, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
July 17, 2018 - 7:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sean Doolittle was just trying to snuff the fires of a Twitter fight between his Oakland Athletics and the band Smash Mouth. Members of the band from the Bay Area called the A's a joke for trading Coco Crisp in 2016, and a heated argument ensued that the then-Oakland reliever got...
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Former Ohio State University student Steve Snyder-Hill discusses a complaint he submitted decades ago about the behavior of Dr. Richard Strauss, during an interview at home in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. A law firm is investigating allegations about alleged sexual abuse by the now-dead physician and what Ohio State knew at the time. (AP Photo/Kantele Franko)
July 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four former wrestlers say in a new lawsuit that Ohio State University officials ignored repeated complaints about "rampant sexual misconduct" by a now-dead team doctor, and a former student confirmed Tuesday that investigators have documentation about at least one decades-old...
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Texas football head coach Tom Herman speaks during NCAA college football Big 12 media days in Frisco, Texas, Tuesday, July 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)
July 17, 2018 - 6:00 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Texas has gone from compliant to committed under coach Tom Herman, and is winning again. When Herman appeared at Big 12 media days for the first time last summer, the Longhorns were coming off three consecutive losing seasons and he had yet to coach a game in Austin. "We had a...
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