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Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays

Aug. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As good as he felt last week in Miami striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw felt equally as bad back home at Dodger Stadium. "It's a humbling game," the Dodgers ace said. Still, Kershaw navigated his way through six innings to pass Sandy Koufax for most wins by a...

Murphy homers again in Mariners' 7-4 win over Rays

Aug. 21, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tom Murphy is on a power surge unprecedented for a Seattle catcher, and it is coming at a bad time for the Tampa Bay Rays. Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays....

US to play Cuba in new Nations League at Washington, DC

Aug. 19, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States' home game against Cuba in the first CONCACAF Nations League will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 11. The site was announced Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which has yet to say where the Nov. 15 home match against Canada will be played. As part...

Kikuchi throws 2-hitter for 1st shutout, Mariners top Jays

Aug. 18, 2019 5:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break. His first big league shutout fit the bill perfectly. Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter Sunday that led the Mariners over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-0, Seattle's...

Man accused of abducting son in 1987 to change plea

Aug. 18, 2019 9:50 AM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in 1987 and disappearing for 31 years is expected to enter pleas to federal charges in Connecticut. Allan Mann Jr. is charged in the U.S. with making false statements about his identity when obtaining federally funded housing and...

Altidore scores in 90th to give Toronto FC 2-2 tie with Crew

Aug. 17, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored in the 90th minute to give Toronto FC a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Altidore found an open space on a run into the 6-yard box and headed home Auro's cross to pull Toronto FC (9-10-7) level. David Accam made it 2-1 for the Crew (7-14-6) in...

Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Aug. 17, 2019 7:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Kyle Seager got a kick out of displacing Alex Rodríguez from the Seattle Mariners' record book. Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Saturday. Seager's two-out drive off the right...

Shadowed by crashes, somber IndyCar field returns to Pocono

Aug. 17, 2019 1:23 PM EDT

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — His social media post shows a digital image of legs walking in perfect stride superimposed over his own. The emoji, however, hides the delicate steps Robert Wickens takes while clutching the bars of a treadmill. Wickens returned this week to a full training program after his...

Guerrero, Grichuk power Blue Jays to 7-3 win over Mariners

Aug. 17, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have found home runs are better when they happen together. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Randal Grichuk hit back-to-back homers, Jacob Waguespack won his third straight decision and the Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 7-3 on Friday night. Derek Fisher and Danny Jansen...

A ragged Federer stunned in Cincinnati; Djokovic advances

Aug. 15, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — For Roger Federer, it was one big blur. The seven-time champion was ousted from one of his favorite tournaments in barely over an hour, falling in straight sets to a 21-year-old qualifier he'd never faced. Andre Rublev — with only one career win over a top-five player to his...