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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 1:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia walks across the field after a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said after the game that he was called by the front office in the middle innings and told not to use Familia in relief because the team was close to trading him. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 21, 2018 - 9:24 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After three years of missing the playoffs and dealing away fan favorites like Yoenis Cespedes, Josh Donaldson and Sonny Gray, the Oakland Athletics are trying to steer themselves in the opposite direction. They certainly took a significant step Saturday by acquiring New York...
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July 21, 2018 - 3:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — Macau authorities took in more than 500 greyhounds abandoned following the closure Saturday of Asia's only legal dog-racing track. The former Portuguese territory has been the only place in China where dog racing is legal. However, betting on dog races at Macau's Canidrome — a...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter celebrates his second home run of the game off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 21, 2018 - 2:07 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WOOD WORK A day after hitting three homers and two doubles in just six innings, Cardinals slugger Matt Carpenter tries to torment the Cubs over a doubleheader. Carpenter drove in seven before getting pulled early in St. Louis' 18-5 thrashing at...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Jeurys Familia walks across the field after a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. Mets manager Mickey Callaway said after the game that he was called by the front office in the middle innings and told not to use Familia in relief because the team was close to trading him. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 21, 2018 - 1:14 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The second Subway Series was a night of crossroads. Mets closer Jeurys Familia was withheld because a trade could be imminent . Mets slugger Yoenis Cespedes returned with a home run, then said the cause of his leg problems was calcification on both heels that could require surgery...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 20, 2018 - 11:39 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It's a whole new beginning for Manny Machado after months of uncertainty. Perfect time for a new number, too. One with an LA story and a Baltimore past. Machado joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday after coming over in a blockbuster trade with the Orioles during the All-Star...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 20, 2018 - 10:27 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Manny Machado singled twice and walked twice in his debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers, who used a tiebreaking RBI single by Chris Taylor to beat the sliding Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night. NL West-leading Los Angeles was held in check by Wade Miley before going ahead to...
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FILE - In this July 27, 2017, file photo, Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross smiles as he speaks during a news conference at NFL football training camp in Davie, Fla. Ross says he had not yet decided whether to actually discipline players who demonstrate during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could punishable. Ross said in a statement Friday, July 20, 2018, that the one-sentence reference to “Proper Anthem Conduct” in the team’s official discipline policy was merely a placeholder. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
July 20, 2018 - 8:11 pm
Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said he hadn't decided whether to actually discipline players who protest during the national anthem when he formally told the team that the demonstrations could be punishable. "We were asked to submit a form to the NFL on our overall discipline policy prior to the...
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July 20, 2018 - 8:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The Phoenix Suns have acquired power forward Richaun Holmes from Philadelphia and forward Darrell Arthur from Brooklyn. The Suns sent cash considerations to the 76ers on Friday for Holmes, and got Arthur from the Nets for forward Jared Dudley and a protected 2021 second-round pick...
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