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  • Ellsbury, Headley power Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3

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    (AP) TORONTO (AP) — Jacoby Ellsbury and Chase Headley homered, and the New York Yankees beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Friday night. Chris Capuano (2-3) pitched 6 1-3 innings in his first win in seven starts since joining ...

  • Yankees 6, Blue Jays 3

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    (AP) New York Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 5 1 2 2 Reyes ss 5 0 0 0 Jeter ss 5 0 1 0 MeCarr lf 4 0 0 1 Prado 3b-2b 5 0 2 ...

  • Schumacher races to Top Fuel qualifying lead

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    (AP) CLERMONT, Ind. (AP) — Tony Schumacher raced to the Top Fuel qualifying lead Friday in the U.S. Nationals with a run of 3.777 seconds at 322.65 mph. Schumacher has nine victories in the NHRA's flagship event. "It's huge to get ...

  • PAX Prime gaming convention kicks off in Seattle

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    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — The Penny Arcade Expo is in full swing in downtown Seattle. The fan-centric celebration of gaming began Friday at the Washington State Convention Center. The four-day long event is expected to be attended by 85,000 gamers and ...

  • I.K. Kim increases Portland Classic lead

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — I.K. Kim increased her lead to three strokes Friday in the LPGA Tour's Portland Classic, shooting a 5-under 67 to reach 12 under. The South Korean player had seven birdies and two bogeys in her morning ...

  • Federer improves to 24-1 at night in Ashe at Open

    35 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Federer produced one particularly brilliant backhand lob that he celebrated by wagging a finger overhead during a straight-set second-round victory at the U.S. Open. The second-seeded Federer beat 104th-ranked Sam Groth of Australia 6-4, 6-4, ...

  • Mets get gift, beat Phillies 4-1 behind deGrom

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    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom pitched seven crisp innings and the Mets scored the tiebreaking runs when left fielder Grady Sizemore dropped an easy pop fly, handing New York a 4-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 4' game

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 4" game were: 8-9-0-8 (eight, nine, zero, eight) Ticket-holders with all four winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily 3 Evening' game

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily 3 Evening" game were: 7-8-9 (seven, eight, nine) Ticket-holders with all three winning numbers in the order given win the top prize. Lesser amounts are ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Daily Derby' game

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Daily Derby" game were: 1st:2 Lucky Star-2nd:6 Whirl Win-3rd:9 Winning Spirit, Race Time: 1:40.55 (1st: 2 Lucky Star, 2nd: 6 Whirl Win, 3rd: 9 Winning Spirit; ...

  • Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO (AP) — The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the California Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were: 05-25-26-28-31 (five, twenty-five, twenty-six, twenty-eight, thirty-one) The numbers are listed in sequential order, but any combination wins.

  • Harrison helps Pirates edge Reds 2-1

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    (AP) PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison hit an RBI triple and scored on Jose Tabata's tiebreaking single in the eighth inning, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 2-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night. Harrison had three hits in ...

  • Orioles 9, Twins 1

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    (AP) Minnesota Baltimore ab r h bi ab r h bi DaSntn cf 4 0 0 0 Markks rf 4 1 1 0 Dozier 2b 4 0 1 0 Pearce 1b 1 0 0 0 Mauer dh 3 0 0 0 ...

  • Davis slam carries Orioles past Twins 9-1

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    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis hit his fourth career grand slam and the Baltimore Orioles got a dominating pitching performance from Miguel Gonzalez in a 9-1 victory over the skidding Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Delmon Young also homered for ...

  • Mets 4, Phillies 1

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    (AP) Philadelphia New York ab r h bi ab r h bi Revere cf 4 0 0 0 Lagars cf 4 0 1 0 Rollins ss 4 0 0 0 Grndrs rf 4 0 0 0 Utley 2b 4 0 2 ...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Rep. Tom Cole, R-Okla.; former Gov. Bill Richardson, R-N.M. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. ___ CBS' "Face the Nation" — ...

  • US OPEN SCENE: Fognini perfects art of outbursts

    58 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Fabio Fognini is perfecting the art of the outburst at Grand Slam tournaments. During a second-round U.S. Open loss Friday, the 15th-seeded Fognini — who was fined $27,500 at Wimbledon in June — was back in ...

  • Pirates 2, Reds 1

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    (AP) Cincinnati Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi BHmltn cf 3 1 1 0 JHrrsn 3b 4 1 3 1 Frazier 1b 4 0 0 0 Tabata rf 4 0 2 1 Phillips 2b 3 0 0 0 ...

  • 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith suspended by NFL

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    (AP) SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have been preparing for months to play on without Aldon Smith over an extended period. Now they know the exact timeframe: He is suspended for more than half the season. The ...

  • Jury finds woman guilty in silicone-injection case

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    (AP) JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman has been convicted of murder in connection to illicit silicone buttocks injections that led to a Georgia woman's death. The state attorney general's office said in a statement that a jury deliberated about ...

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