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Tropical Storm Colin brings rain to Carolinas, weakens

Jul. 02, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Colin formed along the South Carolina coast on Saturday morning, bringing rain and winds, though the storm later weakened and conditions are expected to improve by Monday's July Fourth celebrations. The National Hurricane Center in Miami warned of the...

Dodgers go deep 3 times in 7-2 win over Padres

Jul. 02, 2022 22:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman, Will Smith and Justin Turner homered during a seven-pitch span in the first inning, Tyler Anderson struck out six and the Los Angeles Dodgers continued their dominance of the San Diego Padres with a 7-2 victory Saturday. Freeman, Smith and Turner...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 02, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...

Elliott wins pole as he tries to defend Road America title

Jul. 02, 2022 22:33 PM EDT

ELKHART LAKE, Wis. (AP) — Chase Elliott won the pole at Road America and will lead the field to green Sunday in his title defense on the Wisconsin road course. NASCAR’s most popular driver is coming off a win last weekend at Nashville and put himself in position to make it two...

Leiter works 5 1/3 in emergency relief, Cubs top Boston 3-1

Jul. 02, 2022 22:30 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Mark Leiter Jr. threw 5 1/3 solid innings of emergency relief, Nico Hoerner and Patrick Wisdom each had two hits and the Chicago Cubs capitalized on a pair of Boston errors and beat the Red Sox 3-1 Saturday night. Four pitchers combined to limit the Red Sox to five...

Flamethrower used to torch Pan-African flag flying on pole

Jul. 02, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A person using a flamethrower set fire Saturday to a Pan-African flag flying on a pole outside the headquarters of the Uhuru Movement, a Black international socialist group based in Florida. Security video released by the group shows the driver of a...

North Korea slams US-South Korea-Japan military cooperation

Jul. 02, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday slammed the United States, South Korea and Japan for pushing to boost their trilateral military cooperation targeting the North, warning that the move is prompting urgent calls for the country to reinforce its military capability. ...

Rizzo, Stanton homer as Yankees win 6-1, sweep 2 from Guards

Jul. 02, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Yankees made up for two winless days with two wins in one day. New York's right back on track. Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton blasted consecutive homers, Nestor Cortes shut Cleveland down for six innings and the Yankees continued their...

Dylan Teves scores first MLS goal, Sounders beat Toronto 2-0

Jul. 02, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Teves scored his first MLS goal in his first start to help the undermanned Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday night. Teves deflected a centering pass into the goal in the 39th minute. The 22-year-old midfielder from Hawaii starred at the...

Agent: Williamson agrees to 5-year, $193M extension

Jul. 02, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson’s lost season to injury and unusual absence from the New Orleans Pelicans during his recovery didn’t stop the club from betting big on their long-term future together. The star forward agreed Saturday to a five-year, $193 million extension...