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  • Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Atlanta mayor: Talked to 6 possible Hawks owners

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:13 PM EDT2014-09-17 00:13:03 GMT
    Atlanta mayor Kasim Reed says he has talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks after a racially charged email prompted owner Bruce Levenson to announce he's selling the team.
    Mayor Kasim Reed said Tuesday he has already talked with six potential buyers of the Atlanta Hawks and expects a sale of the team to move quickly after racially charged comments by owner Bruce Levenson and general manager...
  • Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

    Tanaka likely to start against Toronto on Sunday

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:32:02 GMT
    Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month.
    Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees' rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month.
  • Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

    Braves' new stadium has a name _ SunTrust Park

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 6:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 22:31:59 GMT
    The Atlanta Braves new suburban stadium already has a name - SunTrust Park.
    The Braves are still more than two years away from moving into their new suburban ballpark.
  • Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

    Angels clinch playoff spot, beat Mariners 8-1

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:12 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:12:12 GMT
    The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle...
    The Los Angeles Angels refused to indulge in champagne, cigars or self-congratulation after securing their first playoff spot in a half-decade.
  • Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

    Papelbon suspended 7 games by MLB

    Monday, September 15 2014 10:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 02:31:37 GMT
    Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon has been suspended seven games and fined by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.
    Philadelphia Phillies closer Jonathan Papelbon was suspended seven games and fined Monday night by Major League Baseball for making a lewd gesture and then bumping an umpire.
  • Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Mets' deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

    Monday, September 15 2014 8:31 PM EDT2014-09-16 00:31:57 GMT
    Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
    Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.
  • Tanaka 5 scoreless innings in instructional league

    Tanaka 5 scoreless innings in instructional league

    Monday, September 15 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-09-15 23:11:19 GMT
    Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees.
    Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the New York Yankees.
  • Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

    Miss America: More to worry about than red cup

    Monday, September 15 2014 2:41 PM EDT2014-09-15 18:41:07 GMT
    The new Miss America followed in the footsteps of her predecessors and posed for pictures in the Atlantic City surf.
    The new Miss America says there are more important things for people to worry about than her little red cup.
  • Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games

    Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games

    Saturday, September 13 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-09-13 19:39:51 GMT
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis has been suspended 25 games for using amphetamines, a punishment that will extend into the postseason.
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday following a positive test for an amphetamine, a punishment that will extend into the postseason and perhaps 2015.
  • Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

    Bumgarner wins 5th in row, Giants rout Dodgers 9-0

    Saturday, September 13 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-09-13 06:30:05 GMT
    Madison Bumgarner struck out eight and took a share of the major league lead with 18 wins, and the San Francisco Giants moved within one game of NL West-leading Los Angeles by beating the Dodgers 9-0 on Friday night.
    Madison Bumgarner pitched himself into the San Francisco record book, took a share of the major league lead for wins and, most important to the soft-spoken southpaw, moved his team one step closer in an NL West race that...
  • Seattle uses long ball to beat Oakland 4-2

    Seattle uses long ball to beat Oakland 4-2

    Saturday, September 13 2014 1:59 AM EDT2014-09-13 05:59:09 GMT
    Robinson Cano, Kendrys Morales and Logan Morrison homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 4-2 on Friday night to pull within a half-game of the Athletics for the top spot in the AL wild-card chase.
    Before beginning the most important home series of the season, Seattle coach Lloyd McClendon had a brief message.
  • Dodgers starter Ryu leaves with shoulder injury

    Dodgers starter Ryu leaves with shoulder injury

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:58:59 GMT
    Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu has been removed from his start against the San Francisco Giants after one inning because of irritation in his pitching shoulder.
    Los Angeles Dodgers left-hander Hyun-Jin Ryu has been removed from his start against the San Francisco Giants after one inning because of irritation in his pitching shoulder.
  • Batters always at risk despite protection

    Batters always at risk despite protection

    Friday, September 12 2014 9:39 PM EDT2014-09-13 01:39:42 GMT
    For all the headgear, padding and other protection, batters are never really 100 percent safe at the plate.
    Life can change in a second in the batter's box.
  • Rare snowstorm slams Rockies states, South Dakota

    Rare snowstorm slams Rockies states, South Dakota

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-09-12 18:09:57 GMT
    It's still summer, but snow has blanketed parts of Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana and Colorado, setting early snowfall records in some places.
    It's still summer, but a snowstorm blanketed parts of Wyoming, South Dakota, Montana and Colorado, setting early snowfall records in some places, covering lawns and flower gardens and providing a preview of what is to...
  • Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

    Vintage baseball proves a hit with modern players

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-09-12 17:19:36 GMT
    No batting helmets, no fielding gloves and no pitching overhand.
    From afar, it looks and sounds like a regular recreational baseball game: the crack of the bat, the cheering from the bench, the sliding into home.
  • Stanton hospitalized after beaning vs Brewers

    Stanton hospitalized after beaning vs Brewers

    Friday, September 12 2014 12:19 PM EDT2014-09-12 16:19:30 GMT
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton was hit under the left eye by a fastball and bleeding from the face as he was taken off the field in an ambulance Thursday night in a 4-2 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers.
    The Miami Marlins lost much more than a game. They've likely lost All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton for the rest of the season after a frightening scene at Miller Park.
  • Stanton beaning: Multiple fractures, dental damage

    Stanton beaning: Multiple fractures, dental damage

    Friday, September 12 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-09-12 05:18:45 GMT
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton has been driven off the field in an ambulance after being hit in the face by a pitch at Milwaukee.
    Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton sustained multiple facial fractures, dental damage and cuts that needed stitches after being hit in the face by a pitch Thursday night.
  • Rays' Cobb gives up 1st hit in 8th against Yankees

    Rays' Cobb gives up 1st hit in 8th against Yankees

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:58 PM EDT2014-09-12 01:58:23 GMT
    Alex Cobb of the Tampa Bay Rays has not given up a hit through six innings against the New York Yankees.
    Chris Young doubled with one out in the eighth inning for the New York Yankees' first hit off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Alex Cobb on Thursday night.
  • Rangers coach Jones presented with Vietnam medal

    Rangers coach Jones presented with Vietnam medal

    Thursday, September 11 2014 8:48 PM EDT2014-09-12 00:48:29 GMT
    As part of the Texas Rangers' remembrance of the Sept. 11 attacks, bench coach Bobby Jones is being formally presented with a military medal he earned in Vietnam.
    Texas Rangers bench coach Bobby Jones heard fans cheering Thursday night, rather than the repeated boom of a 105-millimeter howitzer.
  • Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

    Shields shuts down Tigers as Royals win 3-0

    Thursday, September 11 2014 12:38 AM EDT2014-09-11 04:38:01 GMT
    James Shields allowed two hits over seven innings in another terrific performance, and the Kansas City Royals edged Detroit 3-0 on Wednesday night to take a one-game lead over the Tigers atop the AL Central.
    James Shields was acquired two offseasons ago to pitch in games like this for Kansas City.
  • Your Top Plays for Today

    Your Top Plays for Today

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 3:18 AM EDT2014-09-10 07:18:31 GMT
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
    By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide
  • MLB clarifies home plate collision rule

    MLB clarifies home plate collision rule

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:36 AM EDT2014-09-10 04:36:55 GMT
    Major League Baseball has sent a memo to teams clarifying this year's experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
    Major League Baseball sent a memo to teams and umpires clarifying this year's experimental rule intended to limit collisions at home plate, saying runners should not be called safe if the ball clearly beats them.
  • Scherzer, Tigers beat Royals again, 4-2

    Scherzer, Tigers beat Royals again, 4-2

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 12:07 AM EDT2014-09-10 04:07:24 GMT
    Max Scherzer escaped a bases-loaded jam in the fifth, Rajai Davis and J.D. Martinez homered, and the Detroit Tigers beat Kansas City 4-2 on Tuesday night to pull within percentage points of the Royals atop the AL...
    Max Scherzer figured he had squandered another lead when Alex Gordon's fifth-inning drive sailed down the line in right field.
  • Mets 3B Wright done for season with sore shoulder

    Mets 3B Wright done for season with sore shoulder

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:16 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:16:55 GMT
    Mets third baseman David Wright will sit out the rest of the season because of a nagging injury to his left shoulder.
    Mets third baseman David Wright will sit out the rest of the season because of a nagging injury to his left shoulder.
  • MLB's 2015 season slated to start April 5

    MLB's 2015 season slated to start April 5

    Monday, September 8 2014 2:56 PM EDT2014-09-08 18:56:22 GMT
    Major League Baseball's 2015 season is scheduled to start with a Sunday night game on April 5 and the other 28 teams will be slated to open the following day.
    Major League Baseball's 2015 season is scheduled to start with a Sunday night game on April 5 and the other 28 teams will be slated to open the following day.
  • Weather playing a role in pennant races

    Weather playing a role in pennant races

    Monday, September 8 2014 4:45 AM EDT2014-09-08 08:45:39 GMT
    By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer The San Francisco Giants were ahead by six runs, and manager Bruce Bochy was still antsy.
    By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer The San Francisco Giants were ahead by six runs, and manager Bruce Bochy was still antsy.
  • Captain cool as always, Jeter honored by Yankees

    Captain cool as always, Jeter honored by Yankees

    Sunday, September 7 2014 6:25 PM EDT2014-09-07 22:25:16 GMT
    Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop when the New York Yankees honored their retiring captain with a 45-minute ceremony that included appearances by NBA great Michael Jordan and...
    Standing on the field with a microphone, the end of his baseball career likely three weeks away, Derek Jeter remained as cool and collected as his play at shortstop over the past two decades.
  • Rangers say Darvish won't pitch again this year

    Rangers say Darvish won't pitch again this year

    Saturday, September 6 2014 11:14 PM EDT2014-09-07 03:14:38 GMT
    Yu Darvish's season is over.
    Yu Darvish's season is over.
  • Rangers after Washington will be different

    Rangers after Washington will be different

    Saturday, September 6 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-09-06 20:14:16 GMT
    By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Ron Washington was still passionate about the game as losses kept piling up during an injury-plagued season for the Texas Rangers.
    By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer Ron Washington was still passionate about the game as losses kept piling up during an injury-plagued season for the Texas Rangers.
  • Indians edge White Sox 2-1 in 10 innings

    Indians edge White Sox 2-1 in 10 innings

    Saturday, September 6 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-09-06 05:13:34 GMT
    Pinch-hitter David Murphy, activated from the disabled list before the game, drove in the winning run with a bases-loaded single in the 10th inning and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on...
    David Murphy's return helped give the Cleveland Indians a much-needed win.
  • James Shields pitches Royals past Yankees 1-0

    James Shields pitches Royals past Yankees 1-0

    Saturday, September 6 2014 1:13 AM EDT2014-09-06 05:13:32 GMT
    James Shields pitched two-hit ball into the ninth inning and Nori Aoki lined a run-scoring single in the third following Chase Headley's two-base error, leading the Kansas City Royals over the New York Yankees...
    James Shields knows what this September means to the Kansas City Royals, a team that hasn't been to the playoffs since many of their players were born.
  • Diamondbacks fire GM Kevin Towers

    Diamondbacks fire GM Kevin Towers

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-09-06 01:34:11 GMT
    The Arizona Diamondbacks have fired general manager Kevin Towers in the midst of a third straight disappointing season.
    Kevin Towers appeared to have a tenuous hold on his job as Arizona's general manager when the Diamondbacks hired Tony La Russa to run their baseball operations.
  • Dodgers RHP Josh Beckett won't return this season

    Dodgers RHP Josh Beckett won't return this season

    Friday, September 5 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-09-06 01:23:46 GMT
    Josh Beckett won't return to the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and the injured pitcher is mulling retirement.
    Josh Beckett won't return to the mound for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and the injured pitcher is mulling retirement.
  • Pirates-Cubs game suspended by rain in 7th inning

    Pirates-Cubs game suspended by rain in 7th inning

    Friday, September 5 2014 8:15 PM EDT2014-09-06 00:15:11 GMT
    The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the thick of the playoff race in the National League, so Saturday is another big day for manager Clint Hurdle's club.
    The Pittsburgh Pirates are in the thick of the playoff race in the National League, so Saturday is another big day for manager Clint Hurdle's club.
  • Texas stunner: Washington steps down as manager

    Texas stunner: Washington steps down as manager

    Friday, September 5 2014 7:35 PM EDT2014-09-05 23:35:54 GMT
    Texas Rangers manager Ron Washington has resigned, saying he needs to devote his full attention to an "off-the-field personal matter."
    Ron Washington gathered his players for what they thought would be another team meeting in a surprisingly dreary season.
  • Mo'ne Davis 'sad' about UConn NCAA violation

    Mo'ne Davis 'sad' about UConn NCAA violation

    Friday, September 5 2014 1:58 PM EDT2014-09-05 17:58:12 GMT
    Little League star Mo'ne Davis says she's "sad" that Connecticut received a secondary NCAA rules violation for coach Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to her during the Little League World Series.
    Little League star Mo'ne Davis says she's "sad" Connecticut received a secondary NCAA rules violation for coach Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to her during the Little League World Series.
  • Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to win 6th straight

    Cardinals beat Brewers 3-2 to win 6th straight

    Friday, September 5 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-09-05 05:12:56 GMT
    Marco Gonzales and his fellow St. Louis relievers worked out of several jams in combining for six innings of one-run ball, and the Cardinals held off the slumping Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 Thursday night for their...
    Inning after inning, the St. Louis bullpen got into tough jams in a one-run game.
  • Teixeira, Headley lift Yankees over Red Sox 5-4

    Teixeira, Headley lift Yankees over Red Sox 5-4

    Friday, September 5 2014 12:02 AM EDT2014-09-05 04:02:58 GMT
    Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night to bolster their slim playoff hopes.
    Chase Headley remembered watching the New York Yankees as a kid and then as a competitor.
  • Blue Jays RHP Chad Jenkins breaks hand during BP

    Blue Jays RHP Chad Jenkins breaks hand during BP

    Thursday, September 4 2014 8:42 PM EDT2014-09-05 00:42:49 GMT
    Batting practice is becoming way too dangerous for the Toronto Blue Jays.
    Batting practice is becoming way too dangerous for the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • LaRoche delivers late, Nats top Dodgers 8-5 in 14

    LaRoche delivers late, Nats top Dodgers 8-5 in 14

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 10:15 PM EDT2014-09-04 02:15:09 GMT
    Adam LaRoche came off the bench in the ninth inning and drove in five runs, including a tying homer and later a go-ahead grounder in the 14th that sent the Washington Nationals to a wild 8-5 victory over the Los...
    Adam LaRoche didn't start on Wednesday for the Washington Nationals, but he sure did finish.
  • Cubs SS Castro expected to miss rest of season

    Cubs SS Castro expected to miss rest of season

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 9:43 PM EDT2014-09-04 01:43:00 GMT
    All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro is expected to miss the remainder of the Chicago Cubs' season with an ankle injury.
    All-Star shortstop Starlin Castro is expected to miss the remainder of the Chicago Cubs' season with an ankle injury.
  • Seager, Hart homer to rally Mariners past A's, 2-1

    Seager, Hart homer to rally Mariners past A's, 2-1

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-09-03 23:12:42 GMT
    Kyle Seager and Corey Hart homered leading off the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 2-1 on Wednesday to win the three-game series between the AL playoff contenders.
    If the Seattle Mariners can get into the AL wild card game against Jon Lester and the Oakland Athletics, they'll be plenty confident with King Felix on the mound.
  • Oct. date for Bosch guilty plea in MLB drug case

    Oct. date for Bosch guilty plea in MLB drug case

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-09-03 19:33:06 GMT
    Former Florida clinic owner Anthony Bosch is expected to plead guilty at an October hearing to a drug distribution conspiracy charge in Major League Baseball's most recent performance-enhancing substances scandal.
    Former Florida clinic owner Anthony Bosch is expected to plead guilty at an October hearing to a drug distribution conspiracy charge in Major League Baseball's most recent performance-enhancing substances scandal.
  • Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

    Kershaw wins 17th as Dodgers beat Nationals 4-1

    Wednesday, September 3 2014 2:01 AM EDT2014-09-03 06:01:43 GMT
    Clayton Kershaw pitched eight strong innings for his major league leading 17th win and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 Tuesday night.
    Even the red-hot Washington Nationals offense proved no match for Clayton Kershaw.
  • Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

    Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-09-02 21:25:54 GMT
    Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander says he wants to keep his personal life private after nude photos of him and model girlfriend Kate Upton allegedly were hacked from an online account.
    Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that - private.
  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:41:54 GMT
    The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.
    The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that.
  • Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 3:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 07:41:52 GMT
    The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter.
    The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter.
  • Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

    Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:41 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:41:04 GMT
    Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders.
    Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason.
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