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Arizona Diamondbacks' Josh Rojas (9) celebrates his two-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers with Jarrod Dyson during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 30, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
August 30, 2019 - 10:42 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks had an absolutely amazing run of being average. In a strange Major League Baseball record that's the epitome of OK, the Diamondbacks were within two games of .500 — plus or minus — for more than two months. They lost to the Colorado Rockies on June 18 to fall...
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New York Yankees' Gio Urshela follows through on a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 30, 2019 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — They love their records in the Bronx. This is one the Bombers could do without. The Yankees placed third baseman Gio Urshela on the 10-day injured list Friday, making him the record 29th New York player to land on the IL this season. First baseman Luke Voit was activated off the IL...
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Chinese team member and former NBA player Yi Jianlian, right, speaks as coach Li Nan listens at a press conference at the Cadillac Arena ahead of the start of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Beijing, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The competition, which features 32 teams from around the globe, will be held in 8 cities across China starting on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
August 30, 2019 - 10:20 am
SHANGHAI (AP) — The biggest basketball World Cup is about to begin. Many of the world's top players — and a couple of the world's top national teams — are not in China for the FIBA World Cup, a 32-team extravaganza that begins Saturday. At stake over the next 16 days: The world championship, along...
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FILE - In this April 4, 2019, file photo, then-Golden State Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins is shown during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, in Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Lakers and the NBA say they're investigating a claim that center DeMarcus Cousins threatened violence against a former girlfriend. The Lakers issued a statement saying they "take this claim seriously." The team and the NBA both say they're gathering information and looking into the allegations. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 30, 2019 - 8:52 am
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama police have issued an arrest warrant for Los Angeles Lakers center DeMarcus Cousins on a misdemeanor domestic violence charge for harassing communications. . The Mobile municipal court website indicates a warrant was issued for harassing communications, but does not list...
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This GOES-16 satellite image taken Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, at 14:20 UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Dorian, right, moving over open waters of the Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. National Hurricane Center said Dorian was expected to grow into a potentially devastating Category 3 hurricane before hitting the U.S. mainland late Sunday or early Monday somewhere between the Florida Keys and southern Georgia. (NOAA via AP)
August 29, 2019 - 3:32 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The college football season opener for Boise State and Florida State will kick off a few hours sooner and a little further inland with discounted ticket prices because of the threat of Hurricane Dorian. Officials announced Thursday that the game will be played Saturday at...
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Chicago White Sox first baseman Matt Skole (32) makes the catch to finish a double play on Minnesota Twins' Jake Cave (60) during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
August 29, 2019 - 12:30 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Minnesota Twins broke a major league record for most home runs on the road, getting back-to-back homers in the third inning for 140. Jake Cave led off the third with a solo shot off Chicago White Sox right-hander Dylan Cease to give AL Central leaders the record. That surpassed...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso (20) tosses his bat as he trots down the first base line after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. With the home run, Alonso set the Mets' single-season home run record. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 27, 2019 - 9:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The rookie has the record. New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso became the first rookie in 81 years to break his team's season home run mark when he connected Tuesday night in a 5-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs. Alonso launched his 42nd of the year on the first pitch from Yu Darvish in the...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso (20) tosses his bat as he trots down the first base line after hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, in New York. With the home run, Alonso set the Mets' single-season home run record. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
August 27, 2019 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Pete Alonso has become the first rookie in 81 years to break his team's season home run record. Alonso launched his 42nd of the season on the first pitch from Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish in the fourth inning Tuesday night, a no-doubt drive to the opposite field...
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August 25, 2019 - 6:51 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Brandt Jobe used his best round of the year to spoil what was supposed to be a day-long celebration for hometown favorite Fred Couples. Jobe rallied from seven strokes down, shooting a final-round 9-under 63 Sunday to win the Boeing Classic for his second PGA Tour Champions...
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Fred Couples tosses the ball to his caddie during the first round of the PGA Tour Champions' Boeing Classic golf tournament Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Snoqualmie, Wash. (Rebekah Welch/The Seattle Times via AP)
August 24, 2019 - 7:48 pm
SNOQUALMIE, Wash. (AP) — Fred Couples made a hole-in-one in a round of 9-under 63 on Saturday and built a five-shot lead after two rounds of the Boeing Classic, his hometown tournament that he is trying to win for the first time. Couples made the ace on No. 9, using a 4 iron on the 203-yard hole...
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