1. All-Star Game Deserves Portland's Best Shot

    Fans of the Portland Trail Blazers have learned to handle heartbreak, especially when it comes to big men...

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  2. Top-Seed Halep Falls in Connecticut Opener

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Defending champion and top-seeded Simona Halep was upset Tuesday in her opening match at the Connecticut Open, falling 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova...

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  3. A's Return to Winning Formula Behind Kazmir

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  4. Coco's 3-Run Triple Keys A's Win at Home

    Throughout the A's five-game losing streak, and even before, a bigger bat than that of Yoenis Cespedes - at least as far as Oakland is concerned - was missing...

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  5. Collins on Loss: 'We Are Not Mashing Right Now'

    OAKLAND — It was a line drive to left. Wilmer Flores led off the seventh with the double that was basically irrelevant to the outcome of the Mets ' 6-2 loss to the Athletics at O...

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  6. Struggling Mets Fall 9 Games Below .500

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Against his former club Tuesday night, Scott Kazmir solidified this season -- in which he completed a return from unaffiliated ball to the All-Star Game -- as the finest of his professional career...

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  7. Kazmir, A's Top Mets to Snap 5-Game Losing Skid

    OAKLAND, Calif. -- Coco Crisp hit a tiebreaking three-run triple in the fourth inning to help Scott Kazmir earn his career-best 14th win, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Mets 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak...

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  8. Jones: Seahawks' Style Leads to Penalties

    DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) – Penalties are up league-wide after the first two weeks of the NFL preseason...

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  9. Cards Rally Again with Late Heroics over Reds

    There were more late-inning theatrics for the Cardinals on Tuesday, as they scored once in the eighth to tie and once in the ninth to win, beating the floundering Cincinnati Reds 5-4 at Busch Stadium...

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  10. Reds' Bullpen Blows Lead, Game to Cardinals

    ST. LOUIS -- Wins are never easy for the Reds to come by in Busch Stadium, but the degree of difficulty was way up Tuesday night. The weary bullpen -- minus closer Aroldis Chapman -- was called upon to protect a lead for 3 2/3 innings...

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  11. Fitz: Guys Need to Step Up Without Dockett

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  12. D-Backs Struggle Again, Drop to 53-73 This Season

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  13. Strasburg Goes 8 Strong, Nats Rout D-Backs

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  14. Cardinals Top Reds 5-4 on Walk-off HBP

    ST. LOUIS -- Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night...

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  15. Desmond, Cabrera Carry Nats to Another Win

    The Nationals steamrolled the Diamondbacks 8-1 Tuesday thanks to big offense from their double-play combination of shortstop Ian Desmond and second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera...

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  16. Angels Win for 6th Time in Last 7 Games

    BOSTON – While much of the Angels ' offense has been in the deep freeze, Chris Iannetta has quietly been swinging the bat well...

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  17. Sox Lose at Home, Drop 4th Game in Last 5

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  18. Uehara Struggles Late, Red Sox Lose Again

    BOSTON -- Koji Uehara, the Red Sox normally lights-out closer, faltered on Tuesday against the Angels . Entering in the ninth inning of a tie game, Koji retired the first two batters he faced...

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  19. Orioles Win, Move Season-High 20 Games over .500

    CHICAGO – Chris Tillman threw an economical eight innings on Tuesday night, and the Orioles provided more than enough offense for him...

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  20. Tillman Ks 9, Dominant in Win over White Sox

    CHICAGO -- Orioles right-hander Chris Tillman's maturation process has taken several steps forward over the past three seasons, including some that have taken place behind the scenes...

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  21. Quintana Allows 4 ER, Loses 3rd Straight Start

    White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana lost his third start in a row after giving up four runs on eight hits in a 5-1 loss to the Orioles on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Field...

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  22. Embiid: I'll Be NBA MVP in a 'Couple Years'

    The Philadelphia 76ers took a slight risk when they selected former Kansas standout Joel Embiid with the third overall pick in this year's NBA Draft. Embiid would have been a steal at No...

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  23. Abreu Hits 1st HR in 3 Weeks, White Sox Lose

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago White Sox fell 5-1 to the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday and have dropped the first two games of the three-game series...

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  24. Smith Has Triumphant Return to Seahawks Practice

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  25. Orioles Beat White Sox 5-1 for 3rd Straight Win

    CHICAGO -- Chris Tillman threw eight strong innings and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles won their third in a row, beating the Chicago White Sox 5-1 Tuesday night...

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