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World Cup Day 3: 'Please God, Give the Goal!'

Jun. 18, 2018 10:23 AM EDT

"PodcastOne Sports Now" co-hosts Jim Litke and Tim Dahlberg examine instant replay through the lens of the most controversial goal in World Cup history — the 1966 "Wembley Goal!" — and suggest the NFL and Major League Baseball should take note of how well the system works in soccer. More than a...

Hundley, Belt homer to lift Giants to 4-1 win over Dodgers

Jun. 18, 2018 4:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Road weary and a bit homesick, the San Francisco Giants picked up a victory Sunday that could be the momentum needed to get a long stretch in the Bay Area off to a good start. Nick Hundley and Brandon Belt each hit two-run home runs and Chris Stratton pitched six solid innings to help...

Like last year's Twins, young Braves ahead of schedule

Jun. 18, 2018 3:09 AM EDT

On the morning of June 18 two years ago, the Atlanta Braves were 21-46. Now they're atop the NL East. Atlanta has turned its stocked farm system into a major league contender faster than expected, and after Sunday's 4-1 win over San Diego, the Braves lead second-place Washington by 3 1/2 games. At 42-29, they're...

LEADING OFF: Astros go for team record-tying 12th win in row

Jun. 18, 2018 2:32 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOT HOUSTON The Astros aim for their 12th straight victory, which would tie for the longest winning streak in franchise history set in 1999 and duplicated in 2004. Fresh off a 10-0 road trip to Texas, Oakland and Kansas City in which they outscored opponents...

Flaherty, Carpenter help Cardinals shut down Cubs 5-0

Jun. 18, 2018 12:53 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — John Brebbia pitched in 70 major league games before earning his first career win. When the wait was over, the individual accomplishment was an afterthought compared to the exhilaration of stopping his team's archrival from earning its first sweep in nearly eight years at Busch Stadium....

Javier Baez departs game after being hit by pitch

Jun. 17, 2018 9:00 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Javier Baez left Sunday night's game against the Cardinals after being hit in the left elbow by a pitch from St. Louis starter Jack Flaherty in the top of the third inning. Baez, who leads the Cubs with 14 home runs, was replaced by Addison Russell. Chicago is...

Lucroy's RBI single in 11th send Athletics past Angels 6-5

Jun. 17, 2018 8:56 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan Lucroy flied out in his first chance at getting the winning hit. The next time up, he didn't miss. Lucroy hit an RBI single off the center-field wall with the bases loaded in the 11th inning and the Athletics capped their comeback Sunday with a 6-5 win over the Los Angeles...

Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners 9-3

Jun. 17, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boston's offense showed why it is one of the best in baseball. Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. "Today we did an outstanding job finishing the game and we got the W," Red Sox manager Alex Cora...

Nimmo, Cabrera hit HRs in 9th, rally Mets past D-backs 5-3

Jun. 17, 2018 8:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — For the first time in nearly two months, the New York Mets have won two in a row. And they did it with style. "The way we won," Mets manager Mickey Callaway said, "is probably more significant than just getting a back-to-back win." Brandon Nimmo and Asdrubal Cabrera homered off Brad...

Trevino, Rangers rally for 4 runs in 9th, beat Rockies 13-12

Jun. 17, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Father's Day was the crowning touch on rookie catcher Jose Trevino's wild week. Trevino blooped a two-run single to left-center field, capping a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning that sent the Texas Rangers over the Colorado Rockies 13-12 on Sunday. He has been a...