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Cubs' Bryant headed to Bay Area, hopes to play Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant is headed to the Bay Area hoping he will be ready to come off the disabled list and play in Wednesday afternoon's series finale against the San Francisco Giants. Bryant,…

Carpenter needs All-Star votes

When Major League Baseball released the All-Star Game rosters over the weekend, St. Louis Cardinal third baseman Matt Carpenter was not on the list -- yet. Carpenter is one of five National League players looking to win 'The Final Vote'.…

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Talley has career best finish at Thornberry Creek

Emma Talley captured her best finish on the LPGA Tour after shooting a final round 67 in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Sunday. Talley finished at 20-under par overall, a new career record, as she ended up tied for…

Stark turns heads in second NBA Summer League game

Murray State alum Jonathan Stark turned heads in his second game in the NBA Summer League with the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday. Stark, scored 16 points, had five assists and one rebound in just under 23 minutes in the Timberwolves…

Sandoval's 5 RBIs send Giants past Cardinals 13-8

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Pablo Sandoval homered and had five RBIs to back an uneven start by Madison Bumgarner as the San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 13-8 on Sunday. Andrew McCutchen and Alen Hanson each added three…

Martinez pitches, hits Cardinals past Giants 3-2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Carlos Martinez pitched seven effective innings for his third consecutive win and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Saturday. Martinez allowed one run on six hits with three strikeouts and did…

Cubs rally for 4 in 8th to beat Reds 8-7

CHICAGO (AP) - Javier Baez homered and had four hits - including a game-tying infield single in the eighth - and the Chicago Cubs rallied from a five-run deficit for an 8-7 victory over Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Anthony Rizzo's…

Elliott gives Hendrick, Chevy needed boost with Daytona pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) - Chase Elliott turned a lap of 194.045 mph to win the pole at Daytona International Speedway and give sagging Chevrolet a much-needed boost. Elliott, who sprained his right ankle earlier this week "horsing around in…

Reds edge Cubs 3-2 for fifth straight win over Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - Tyler Mahle tossed one-run ball into the seventh inning and the Cincinnati Reds edged the Cubs 3-2 on Friday for their fifth straight victory over Chicago. Adam Duvall and Scooter Gennett drove in runs as the Reds…

New research suggests limiting softball pitchers

There's been a longstanding belief that pitching in baseball in more physically stressful than pitching in softball. The theory is that pitching overhand is an unnatural motion and stressful to…

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Talley three shots back at LPGA Tour stop

ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) - Defending champion Katherine Kirk shot a 10-under-par 62 to take the first-round lead at the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic on Thursday. Kirk wasted no time in picking up from where she left off last year. Starting…

Contreras HR, 3 RBIs lead Cubs past Tigers

CHICAGO (AP) - Javier Baez stole home and Willson Contreras hit a tie-breaking homer and to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Detroit Tigers 5-2 on Wednesday for their sixth straight victory. Conditions at Wrigley Field favored the longball, with…

Chestnut retains hot dog-eating championship

Defending champion Joey "Jaws" Chestnut chomped down a record 74 franks and buns to take home his 11th title at the annual Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest. The renowned competitive eater from San Jose, California, takes home…

Miners lose to Beach Bums 2-1

Traverse City, MI (July 4, 2018) – The Southern Illinois Miners fell 2-1 to the Traverse City Beach Bums on Independence Day at Wuerfel Park, as Geno Encina pitched a complete game, but the offense struggled as the home team…

Rizzo, Schwarber lead Cubs to 5-3 win over Tigers

CHICAGO (AP) - Anthony Rizzo drove in his second run of the game in the seventh inning to snap a tie, Kyle Schwarber followed with a solo homer in the eighth and the Chicago Cubs rebounded from an early three-run…

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DeMarcus Cousins to sign with Warriors

DeMarcus Cousins is heading to the Golden State Warriors, looking for a title. Cousins agreed Monday to accept a one-year deal to join the two-time defending NBA champions for $5.3 million. The terms were confirmed to The Associated Press by…

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