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Thomas will be keeping eye on 2 sets of scores at East Lake

Aug. 21, 2019 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The PGA Tour wanted a format that eliminated two winners on Sunday at East Lake — the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup. The new system means whoever has the lowest score to par wins the FedEx Cup. In the eyes of some players, that might not be enough. Justin Thomas lived it two...

Rays rally in 9th, beat Mariners 7-6 to avoid sweep

Aug. 21, 2019 4:56 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier drove in four runs, including a solo homer during a two-run ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays avoided a three-game sweep by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 on Wednesday. Kiermaier tied it at 6-6 on a leadoff homer against Matt Magill (3-1). The Rays then...

Ex-pitcher says he's interested in running for House seat

Aug. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — If former major league pitcher Curt Schilling runs for Congress in Arizona, he said it might be for Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran's seat. Schilling announced last week that he's thinking about a bid for a U.S. House seat, and he has reached out to the Arizona Republican Party, the...

Giolito's 3-hit shutout gives White Sox 4-0 win over Twins

Aug. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a three-hit shutout of the second-highest scoring team in the major leagues, racking up 12 strikeouts for the Chicago White Sox in a 4-0 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday to take the series from the first-place Twins. Giolito (14-6) allowed only runner past first...

Castillo rebounds as Reds beat Padres 4-2 to win series

Aug. 21, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo didn't have his best stuff, but it wasn't nearly as bad as his last start. Cincinnati's All-Star right-hander shook off his worst career start to pitch six solid innings, José Iglesias hit a solo home run and the Reds beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday to win...

Pirates place Chris Archer on IL with shoulder inflammation

Aug. 21, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation, one day after being removed following the first inning of his start against the Washington Nationals. Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Archer will not throw for at least a week,...

A new format for FedEx Cup brings clarity and curiosity

Aug. 21, 2019 4:34 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Justin Thomas has a two-shot lead, and the Tour Championship hasn't even started. If that seems difficult to fathom, consider that someone could win this week without having the lowest 72-hole score. And remember, such a radical change was to make the FedEx Cup finale easier to follow. The...

Forward Colin White signs six-year deal with Ottawa Senators

Aug. 21, 2019 4:12 PM EDT

OTTAWA (AP) — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Colin White to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $4.75 million. White had 14 goals and 27 assists in 71 games last year in his first full season in the NHL, his 41 points fifth best among rookies. The 21st overall pick in 2015, White...

Baseball fan born in 1908 celebrates her 111th birthday

Aug. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) — A woman has celebrated her 111th birthday in New Hampshire with a bunch of cupcakes and a tribute from singers. Hazel Nilson was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Chicago. A lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, she likes to say she was born the last time the team won the World Series before their big...

Chock, Bates headline International Figure Skating Classic

Aug. 21, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Olympic ice dancers champions Madison Chock and Evan Bates, fresh off their win at Four Continents, will compete at the U.S. International Figure Skating Classic for the first time next month. The third stop on the ISU Challenger Series begins Sept. 17 at the Salt Lake City Sports...