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Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory
NEW YORK (AP) -- A dozen years of minor league bus rides paid off with a day in the sun at Yankee Stadium for Austin Bibens-Dirkx....

Caleb Gilbert held LSU to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 to reach the College World Series finals
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had to complete to get there....

Jordan Spieth closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 in the Travelers Championship, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands
CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) -- Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship....

Oracle slows Kiwis' surge in Bermuda waters, beating New Zealand for 1st win in America's Cup
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) -- Skipper Jimmy Spithill has his swagger back, meaning it's game on in the America's Cup on the Great Sound....

Los Angeles Kings take C Jaret Anderson-Dolan on 2nd day of NHL draft
CHICAGO (AP) -- Moments after Jaret Anderson-Dolan was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings, he hugged his mothers Fran and Nancy. They cried a few tears as Anderson-Dolan made his way to the floor of the United Center for handshakes and congratulations from his new team....

Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- The Baltimore Orioles' long run of mound misery is over....

Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3
MIAMI (AP) -- When Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer in the first inning Saturday, he drew upon a long-ago lesson from former teammates Curt Schilling and Josh Beckett: Start the start over....

Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2
CHICAGO (AP) -- The Oakland Athletics got a glimpse of their future on a day when the Chicago White Sox paid tribute to their past....

Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) -- Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory....

Fashion and football: NCAA to study whether multiple football helmets pose a safety risk
Oregon football players used three helmets last season - green, black and white - that were mixed and matched with myriad uniform combinations....

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