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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell (55) is congratulated by third base coach Joey Cora (15) after hitting a two-run home run against the Detroit Tigers during the third inning of an interleague baseball game Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
August 10, 2017 - 6:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A few words of advice from a Hall of Famer gave Josh Bell the inner belief that someday he would harness his power. That time has arrived for the Pittsburgh Pirates rookie first baseman. Bell hit his 20th homer and drove in three runs Thursday, leading the Pirates over the Detroit...
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August 08, 2017 - 9:01 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — If you're driving by 305 County Line in Chaparral, New Mexico, in the next few days, be ready to hit the brakes. The El Paso Times reports Tim Downing and the craftsmen at Industrial Stainless International have fabricated "Run," a traffic-stopping $450,000 sculpture by...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Joyce, center, is congratulated by teammates after scoring on a double by Khris Davis during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 05, 2017 - 7:51 pm
Oakland outfielder Matt Joyce received a two-game suspension without pay Saturday for directing a gay slur toward a fan in Anaheim and he will take part in a public outreach initiative with PFLAG, a family and ally organization supporting the LGBTQ community. Major League Baseball made the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Juan Graterol, left, and relief pitcher Bud Norris congratulate each other after the Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 8-6 in a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 05, 2017 - 3:14 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Back at .500 for the first time in a month, the Los Angeles Angels hope their latest small spurt leads to a playoff push. Helped when Oakland's Daniel Coulombe opened the seventh with three consecutive walks, the Angels scored four times to rally for an 8-6 victory over the...
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Floyd Mayweather Jr. speaks during a news conference at Barclays Center on Thursday, July 13, 2017, in New York. Mayweather and Conor McGregor are scheduled to box in a junior middleweight bout next month. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 13, 2017 - 10:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. tossed $1 bills in Conor McGregor's face. McGregor waved Jay Z's new CD in Mayweather's direction and quoted a Biggie Smalls lyric as some sort of warning shot. The rest? The fashionably late fighters treated fans that waited hours for the latest stop in a...
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U.S. Team pitcher Brent Honeywell, of the Tampa Bay Rays, delivers a pitch during the first inning of the All-Star Futures baseball game against the World Team, Sunday, July 9, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
July 09, 2017 - 8:39 pm
MIAMI (AP) — More than two hours after pitching in the All-Star Futures Game, Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell was still thinking about delivery and location. Where should his newly won MVP trophy go? "Honestly, I don't know," Honeywell said as he held the hardware at his locker. "My parents...
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June 07, 2017 - 5:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Johnson and Edgar Renteria, members of the Marlins' 1997 World Series championship team, will manage in the All-Star Futures Game on July 9 at Marlins Park. Johnson will lead the U.S. team and Renteria the world squad, the commissioner's office said Wednesday. Former Marlins...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
June 07, 2017 - 2:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer knows exactly what he is. At age 32 and in his 10th major league season, he has absolutely no doubt. "I'm a strikeout pitcher," Scherzer said. "That's just who I am." No one had to convince the Los Angeles Dodgers after Scherzer struck out a season-high 14,...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) talks with Kevin Love (0) against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 21, 2017, in Cleveland. The Celtics won 111-108. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 22, 2017 - 2:23 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James' frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career. James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game...
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