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Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH

Jun. 19, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Once again, Kyle Farmer came through in a pinch for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Pinch-hitting with two outs in the ninth, Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line to drive in two runs, and Los Angeles came back to edge the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night...

Raised in Madrid, Cheryshev becomes Russia's World Cup star

Jun. 19, 2018 6:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Denis Cheryshev had been the odd man out in Russia's team. Now he's the breakout star, tied with Cristiano Ronaldo as the World Cup's top scorer. Raised in Spain at the Real Madrid academy, he has used his slick technique and tactical awareness to score three goals as Russia...

Brewers designate struggling reliever Logan for assignment

Jun. 19, 2018 6:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Boone Logan experiment is over in Milwaukee. The NL Central-leading Brewers designated the left-handed reliever for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the roster for rookie starter Freddy Peralta. Logan appeared in 16 games for Milwaukee, which signed him as a free agent in January...

Cuper uncertain over his Egypt future after World Cup loss

Jun. 19, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Hector Cuper doesn't know what his future holds now that Egypt is on the brink of World Cup elimination. Egypt lost Tuesday for the second time of the tournament when it fell 3-1 to host Russia. Asked after the game if he thinks he will retain his job as coach, Cuper was...

Farmer PH double lifts Dodgers over Cubs in 1st game of DH

Jun. 19, 2018 5:19 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Kyle Farmer doubled sharply down the left-field line with two outs in the ninth to drive in two runs, and the Los Angeles Dodgers came back to edge the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Tuesday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Farmer lined a 2-2 pitch from Justin Wilson into the...

Senegal beats Poland 2-1, 1st African win at World Cup

Jun. 19, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Senegal midfielder Mbaye Niang saw the signal from the referee to re-enter following treatment for an injury and jogged along the center line. Then Niang noticed Poland's Grzegorz Krychowiak loft a backpass to Jan Bednarek, who hadn't realized Niang was back on the field. Niang outsprinted...

The Latest: Salah scores, but Russia beats Egypt for 2nd win

Jun. 19, 2018 3:59 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday at the World Cup (all times local): 10:55 p.m. Russia scored three goals in 15 minutes early in the second half to set up a 3-1 win over Egypt that moved the host nation to the brink of the World Cup's knockout stage on Tuesday. Mohamed Salah won and converted a penalty...

Murray back from injury, loses to Kyrgios in 3 sets

Jun. 19, 2018 2:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Andy Murray won the first set on his return from injury after almost a year away from competitive tennis before Australian Nick Kyrgios rallied to win 2-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5 in the first round at Queen's Club on Tuesday. Despite the defeat, Murray — who last played 342 days ago at Wimbledon...

Coaches of Spain, Iran big fans of each other at World Cup

Jun. 19, 2018 1:49 PM EDT

KAZAN, Russia (AP) — Iran coach Carlos Queiroz was a big fan of Fernando Hierro the player. He believes the former Real Madrid captain has all the qualities to deliver success at the World Cup as Spain's coach too. Among Queiroz's big regrets is having been deprived of the opportunity to coach Hierro...

Neymar leaves Brazil training session limping

Jun. 19, 2018 1:46 PM EDT

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Neymar limped out of Brazil's training session at the World Cup on Tuesday because of pain in his right ankle. The Brazilian soccer confederation said the injury was not serious, adding Neymar left as a precaution and would be back in training on Wednesday. The federation said Neymar...