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Atlanta United's Josef Martinez runs down the field with his shirt off after scoring a goal against Orlando City during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 24, 2018 - 10:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez broke the MLS season goal record with his 28th, giving Atlanta United the lead in the 74th minute in a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Friday night. Martinez ran past the defense for a through ball, cutting back his defender and chipping it over Joe Bendik. Martinez...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ryan Borucki throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 10:00 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Arrieta wasn't too happy with the effort his Philadelphia Phillies produced against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto beat Philadelphia 4-2 on Friday night, handing the slumping Phillies...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Willy Adames, left, celebrates his two-run home run in front Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
August 24, 2018 - 9:36 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Perez had a two-run double in the second, and a two-run single in Tampa Bay's five-run third. His four RBIs matched his...
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Grounds crew workers roll water off the warning track during a delay during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. The water was believed to come from a leak in a fountain in right field delaying the game for half an hour. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 24, 2018 - 9:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A game between the Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians was delayed 30 minutes Friday night after a pipe burst near Kauffman Stadium's iconic outfield fountains, causing flooding on the right field warning track. Water began leaking onto the field in the top of the...
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Brooks Koepka, left, shakes hands with Dustin Johnson after they completed the second round of the Northern Trust PGA golf tournament at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 6:29 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Brooks Koepka showed some muscle and unleashed a monstrous finish Friday to share the lead in The Northern Trust. Tiger Woods missed yet another putt and was relieved to still be playing. Koepka spent most of the second round trading birdies and bogeys, going nowhere. One swing...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws a pass during a joint NFL football practice with the Los Angeles Chargers, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Costa Mesa, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 24, 2018 - 6:13 pm
After all of those years eschewing the Los Angeles area, the NFL now has two teams there. On Saturday, both will host preseason games on what many say is the only August weekend that even slightly matters. The Rams host the Texans in an afternoon game, and four hours later the Chargers entertain...
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Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon, center, walks off the mound after being relieved by manager Jeff Banister, right, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 24, 2018 - 5:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon has been put on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained lower back. The 45-year-old Colon is 7-11 with a 5.45 ERA. The Rangers made the move before Friday night's game at San Francisco. Colon was scratched from a start last Sunday...
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Chicago Cubs' David Bote, right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a winning solo home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 24, 2018 - 4:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie David Bote struck again, connecting in the 10th inning for another game-ending home run that sent the Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-2 on Friday for their third straight victory. Bote got behind 0-2 before driving Raisel Iglesias' next pitch deep to left field with...
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FILE - This is a Jan. 30, 2015, file photo showing Bill Elliott at the NASCAR hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Hall of Famer Bill Elliott is getting behind the wheel again to drive in NASCAR's Xfinity series race at Road America. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)
August 24, 2018 - 4:48 pm
ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Out of retirement and preparing to get behind a steering wheel again, Bill Elliott was in a rush. The NASCAR Hall of Famer couldn't avoid this next appointment before his first race at Road America. "Hey, I've got to go to a rookie meeting ," the 62-year-old Elliott said...
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South Korea's Ji Hying Choi celebrates his two-run home run off Japan pitcher Yuya Ito during the second inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
August 24, 2018 - 3:20 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The international bracket final Saturday at the Little League World Series will be a rematch of the two teams that have looked the best so far on that side the tournament — Kawaguchi, the representative of defending champion Japan, and Seoul, South Korea. The twist is...
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