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September 07, 2018 - 6:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox are ready to slowly ease ace Chris Sale back into action. Manager Alex Cora says the left-hander will be activated from the disabled list and pitch about two innings Tuesday night against Toronto at Fenway Park. Cora said Sale would throw a maximum of 40 pitches for...
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Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess throws to a Kansas City Royals batter in the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Sunday, Sept. 2, 2018. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
September 07, 2018 - 6:25 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher David Hess might miss a scheduled start after being hit in the eye while playing catch with a football. Hess was tossing the ball with teammates before Friday night's game against Tampa Bay at Tropicana Field. He was taken to a specialist for an...
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Italy's Mario Balotelli during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between Italy and Poland at Dall'Ara stadium in Bologna, Italy, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
September 07, 2018 - 4:41 pm
ROME (AP) — Ten months after failing to qualify for the World Cup, Italy still doesn't look World Cup-worthy. Playing their first competitive match since last year's playoff loss to Sweden, the Azzurri required a late penalty to draw with Poland 1-1 at home on Friday in the UEFA Nations League...
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Belgium's Youri Tielemans, left, and Scotland's Stuart Armstrong battle for the ball during the International Friendly at Hampden Park, Glasgow, Friday Sept. 7, 2018. (Ian Rutherford/ PA via AP)
September 07, 2018 - 4:36 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Substitute Michy Batshuayi scored twice in eight minutes as Belgium eased to a 4-0 victory over Scotland on Friday in its first game since finishing third at the World Cup. Seven minutes after coming on at halftime in the friendly, Batshuayi took a pass from Eden Hazard in...
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September 07, 2018 - 8:27 am
For English soccer, the first two-week international period of the new season often doubles as the next phase of a post-mortem into the national team's failings at a recent tournament. Not so much this time. As the squad gathered at its St. George's Park training base this week ahead of matches...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2018 file photo Germany's Mesut Ozil runs with the ball during a friendly soccer match between Austria and Germany in Klagenfurt, Austria. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, file)
September 07, 2018 - 5:28 am
MUNICH (AP) — The start of Germany's post-Mesut Ozil era showed Germany is missing a player like Mesut Ozil. Without the Arsenal midfielder on the field, Germany tried hard but ultimately failed to break through France's defense, playing out a 0-0 draw Thursday in the UEFA Nations League. The 29-...
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Atlanta Braves' Kurt Suzuki, right, celebrates his two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks with Johan Camargo (17) during the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 07, 2018 - 1:56 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Ahead all night, the Atlanta Braves watched a two-run lead disappear in the ninth inning. A day after losing to Boston on a two-run homer in the ninth, they could have folded. Instead, the Braves found a way to scratch out a victory and increase their NL East lead. Dansby Swanson...
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Naomi Osaka, of Japan, reacts after holding serve against Madison Keys during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
September 06, 2018 - 9:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 10:25 p.m. Naomi Osaka of Japan made her first career Grand Slam final, beating 2017 U.S. Open runner-up Madison Keys 6-2, 6-4. The No. 20 seed will play six-time U.S. Open champion Serena Williams for the title...
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Tiger Woods of the United States reacts to his birdie on the ninth green during the first round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Aronimink Golf Club, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in Newtown Square, Pa. (Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
September 06, 2018 - 5:39 pm
NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa. (AP) — Tiger Woods had his lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago, an 8-under 62 with birdie chances on all but two greens and only one bad swing all day. All it got him at the BMW Championship was a tie for the lead Thursday with Rory McIlroy. Woods did...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2010, file photo, Richard DeVos, Orlando Magic owner and Amway Inc. co-founder, smiles after welcoming fans to the new Amway Center before a preseason NBA basketball game against the New Orleans Hornets in Orlando, Fla. DeVos, the billionaire father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018. He was 92. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
September 06, 2018 - 4:27 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Billionaire Richard DeVos, co-founder of direct-selling giant Amway, owner of the Orlando Magic and father-in-law of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, died Thursday. He was 92. Family spokesman Nick Wasmiller says DeVos died at his western Michigan home due to complications from an...
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