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Tempers flare as 49ers, Texans practice together

Aug. 15, 2018 6:35 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — There was plenty of intensity on Wednesday when the Houston Texans and San Francisco 49ers met in the first of two joint practices before this weekend's preseason game. A little too much in fact, with Houston receiver DeAndre Hopkins and 49ers safety Jimmie Ward being kicked out of practice...

Forsythe has 3 RBIs in Twins' 6-4 win over Pirates

Aug. 15, 2018 6:16 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Logan Forsythe may be best known by Minnesota fans as the player who replaced fan favorite Brian Dozier. The lone major leaguer of the three players the Dodgers sent to the Upper Midwest on July 31 for the second baseman, Forsythe has filled in capably. Forsythe had three RBIs, the...

Atletico beats Real Madrid 4-2 after extra time in Super Cup

Aug. 15, 2018 5:55 PM EDT

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Atletico Madrid finally got the better of Real Madrid on the European stage, scoring twice in extra time to win 4-2 in the UEFA Super Cup final on Wednesday in its rival's first game without Cristiano Ronaldo. Atletico got off to a flying start with Diego Costa scoring the...

Davidson, Abreu homer as White Sox hold off Tigers, 6-5

Aug. 15, 2018 5:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Chicago White Sox haven't had much success against the Detroit Tigers this season. It isn't because of Jose Abreu and Matt Davidson. On Wednesday, Abreu and Davidson each hit two-run home runs, combined for six hits and drove in five of Chicago's runs in a 6-5 win. Abreu is hitting .336...

Rizzo leads Cubs past Brewers 8-4

Aug. 15, 2018 5:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, drove in three runs and stole two bases in his return to the cleanup spot, and the Chicago Cubs restored their three-game lead in the NL Central by topping the Milwaukee Brewers 8-4 on Wednesday. Jason Heyward added three hits and two RBIs as Chicago bounced back...

Djokovic, US Open champ Stephens win in Cincinnati

Aug. 15, 2018 5:37 PM EDT

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Novak Djokovic completed his comeback from elbow surgery by winning Wimbledon for the fourth time. He's inching closer to one of the few titles to elude him throughout his career. Djokovic overcame an upset stomach and a sluggish first set Wednesday, beating Adrian Mannarino 4-6, 6-2,...

Austin makes move for new stadium to land MLS' Crew

Aug. 15, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Columbus Crew owner Anthony Precourt got a major boost to his effort to move the Major League Soccer club to Texas when the Austin City Council voted Wednesday to move ahead with a plan for a new, privately funded stadium on city land. Precourt has been courting Austin for a potential...

Kamara leads the way for Vancouver's playoff hopes

Aug. 15, 2018 4:41 PM EDT

Kei Kamara seems to have found a home. The 33-year-old striker is in his first season with the Vancouver Whitecaps, his third Major League Soccer team since 2015. He's settled in as the team's leading scorer with nine goals, while also becoming a leader to the young squad that includes 17-year-old emerging star...

Brewers OF Braun leaves with rib cage tightness

Aug. 15, 2018 4:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has left their game against the Chicago Cubs with tightness on the right side of his rib cage. Braun was removed for a pinch hitter in the fifth inning Wednesday at Wrigley Field. He went 0 for 2 a day after he homered twice in Milwaukee's 7-0 victory....

Brewers RHP Jimmy Nelson unlikely to return this season

Aug. 15, 2018 3:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers are casting doubt on Jimmy Nelson's chances of returning this season. Nelson had shoulder surgery in September after he got hurt diving back to first after rounding the base on a single. It was a tough conclusion to a breakout year for the right-hander, who went 12-6...