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Kansas City Royals watch as pitcher Jorge Lopez, center, leaves after he was pulled in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. Lopez had a perfect game through eight innings but gave up a walk and a hit in the ninth. The Royals won 4-1. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 08, 2018 - 9:29 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kansas City rookie Jorge Lopez came within three outs of a perfect game before Max Kepler walked leading off the ninth inning and Robbie Grossman followed with a single in the Royals' 4-1 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night. The 25-year-old right-hander made just his...
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"Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Dallas. Authorities are seeking a manslaughter warrant for the Dallas police officer who shot and killed Jean after she said she mistook his apartment for her own, police said Friday. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 9:03 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The mother of a black man who was gunned down at his home by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own suggested that her son might still be alive if he were white. Allison Jean, the mother of 26-year-old Botham Jean, wondered whether race was a...
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"Young King" Solomon Grayson, 6, looks over at a sign that reads "You Could be Botham Shem Jean" during a Mothers Against Police Brutality candlelight vigil for Jean at the Jack Evans Police Headquarters on Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Dallas. Authorities are seeking a manslaughter warrant for the Dallas police officer who shot and killed Jean after she said she mistook his apartment for her own, police said Friday. (Shaban Athuman/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 08, 2018 - 8:29 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a deadly shooting involving an off-duty Dallas police officer (all times local): 8:25 p.m. Dallas police have released the name of the officer involved in the fatal shooting of a black man. A statement from the Dallas Police Department Saturday says the officer is Amber...
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Houston Astros' Alex Bregman (2) celebrates his solo home run with Carlos Correa (1) during the third inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 08, 2018 - 8:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros proved last October they can win at Fenway Park. With another postseason clash possibly coming next month, the Astros are showing they haven't lost their touch. Alex Bregman hit his 30th home run, Charlie Morton returned from the disabled list with five solid...
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Kansas City Royals pitcher Jorge Lopez throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 08, 2018 - 8:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Kansas City Royals' Jorge Lopez is perfect through seven innings against the Minnesota Twins. A 25-year-old right-hander, Lopez was making his seventh big league start and fifth for Kansas City since he was acquired from Milwaukee in the late-July trade that sent Mike...
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New York Mets' David Wright bats during a simulated baseball game Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 08, 2018 - 7:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets captain David Wright believes he will return to the New York Mets this season. The 35-year-old third baseman participated in a simulated game before Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. He faced Anthony Swarzak and Tim Peterson and hit an opposite-field homer to...
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Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) throws in front of UCLA linebacker Jaelan Phillips (15) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 08, 2018 - 5:25 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — UCLA coach Chip Kelly believes his day against Oklahoma might have gone better with some help from the Oakland Athletics. The A's selected Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray with the ninth overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft. They signed him for nearly $5 million but...
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Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, Nacho Fernandez, Dani Carvajal and Sergi Roberto, from left to right, celebrate at the end of the UEFA Nations League soccer match between England and Spain at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018. Spain won 2-1. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
September 08, 2018 - 4:15 pm
LONDON (AP) — England's World Cup satisfaction has been punctured by Spain on its homecoming. Back in action after a surprising run to fourth place at the World Cup, England was sent to its first competitive home loss in 11 years on Saturday. Saul Niguez and Rodrigo scored as Spain came from behind...
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September 08, 2018 - 3:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — Spain fans have chanted "Gibraltar is Spanish" during a match against England at Wembley Stadium, risking a sanction from soccer authorities. Spain has been trying to get back Gibraltar from Britain for 300 years after ceding it in 1713. The territory sits on the southern tip of Spain...
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Jamie Murray, of Great Britain, and Bethanie Mattek-Sands hold the trophy after defeating Alicja Rosolska, of Poland, and Nikola Mektic, of Croatia, in the mixed doubles finals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
September 08, 2018 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Bethanie Mattek-Sands got down on her right knee to hit a volley and landed unscathed on her right leg with each backhand. Mattek-Sands never felt the searing pain at Flushing Meadows as she did when she was left crumpled on the court last year at Wimbledon, her plea to walk off on...
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