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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, right, confronts umpire Nic Lentz (59) before being tossed from a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers during the fifth inning Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 02, 2018 - 1:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended one game by Major League Baseball for nicking the plate umpire with his cap during an animated argument over the weekend. Boone served the penalty Sunday when New York hosted Detroit. He also was fined an undisclosed amount. Bench coach...
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Kevin Harvick leads during early stages of a NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at Darlington Raceway, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Darlington, S.C. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
September 02, 2018 - 1:19 pm
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin will look to end a yearlong drought in NASCAR's top series when he starts on the pole for the Southern 500. Hamlin has not won since taking the checkered flag at Darlington Raceway a year ago. He showed his Darlington touch might be back when he turned the...
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File- This May 16, 2018, file photo shows Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt skating with the puck against the Winnipeg Jets during Game 3 of the NHL Western Conference finals hockey playoff series in Las Vegas. The NHL has suspended Schmidt the first 20 games of the regular season for violating the league and Players’ Association’s performance enhancing substances policy. The league announced the suspension Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. Schmidt released a statement saying he did not intentionally take a banned substance, adding, “I will not accept being labelled a cheater.” (AP Photo/David Becker, File)
September 02, 2018 - 1:06 pm
Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt will miss the first 20 games of the season after he was suspended for violating the NHL's performance-enhancing substances policy. It's the league's first suspension under the policy since Jarred Tinordi in 2016 and just the fifth since the most recent...
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September 02, 2018 - 12:28 pm
LA COVATILLA, Spain (AP) — American rider Benjamin King won the mountainous ninth stage of the Spanish Vuelta, finishing atop the beyond-category La Covatilla on Sunday, while Simon Yates took over the race lead. King stayed ahead of chaser Bauke Mollema on a long breakaway to win the 201-kilometer...
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Umpire Joe West, left, talks with Philadelphia Phillies manager Gabe Kapler, right, about the situation with relief pitcher Austin Davis during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Philadelphia. West confiscated a card from Davis. Davis and Phillies manager Gabe Kapler said he was using the card merely for information on the Cubs hitters. But West said it was illegal under Rule 6.02(c)(7), which states that the pitcher shall not have on his person, or in his possession, any foreign substance. The Cubs won 7-1. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
September 02, 2018 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies manager Gabe Kapler says he has been informed pitchers are allowed to use the type of cheat sheets that umpire Joe West confiscated from reliever Austin Davis on Saturday night. Kapler made his remarks before Sunday's series finale against the Chicago Cubs. Kapler and...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, returns a shot against Alex de Minaur, of Australia, in a third-round tennis at the U.S. Open tennis championship, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 02, 2018 - 1:41 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, needed eight match points to recover from a two-set deficit and eventually edge 19-year-old Alex de Minaur 4-6, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4, 7-5 at 2:22 a.m., four minutes shy of the latest finish in the tournament's history. "This is a moment to remember...
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Roger Federer, of Switzerland, poses with a fan after defeating Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, during the third round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)
September 02, 2018 - 1:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The most pivotal part of Roger Federer's U.S. Open victory over Nick Kyrgios, both men agreed, came all of 17 minutes in, when the 20-time major champion was serving at 3-all, love-40 and got out of the jam. The most spectacular part? That came, anyone who saw it surely would agree...
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Marin Cilic, of Croatia, reacts after winning the third set against Alex de Minaur, of Australia, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
September 02, 2018 - 12:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 1:25 a.m. No. 7 seed Marin Cilic, the 2014 U.S. Open champion, and 19-year-old Alex de Minaur are heading to a fifth set in their third-round match. Cilic dropped the opening two sets 6-4, 6-3, before tying the match...
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FILE - This undated file photo shows reporter John McNamara of the Capital Gazette, who was one of the victims when an active shooter targeted the newsroom, Thursday, June 28, 2018 in Annapolis, Md. The widow of the slain Maryland newspaper reporter, McNamara, has spread his ashes at Nationals Park. The Baltimore Sun reported that Andrea Chamblee placed the ashes of McNamara in a planter of begonias at the park Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)
September 01, 2018 - 6:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The widow of a slain Maryland newspaper reporter has spread his ashes at Nationals Park. The Baltimore Sun reported that Andrea Chamblee placed the ashes of John McNamara in a planter of begonias at the park Saturday. The planter is located where the stands meet the left-field...
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Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo, left, is challenged by Parma's Antonino Barilla', right, and Massimo Gobbi during the Serie A soccer match between Parma and Juventus at the Tardini Stadium in Parma, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. (Elisabetta Baracchi/ANSA via AP)
September 01, 2018 - 3:36 pm
ROME (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo is still scoreless after three matches with Juventus. Juventus, however, is doing just fine. Mario Mandzukic scored one and set up another with a backheel pass as the Bianconeri won at promoted Parma 2-1 on Saturday to remain perfect. With Portugal Prime Minister...
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