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Martin hits 2 HRs, Vanderbilt beat Louisville 3-1 in CWS

Jun. 16, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin is best known as Vanderbilt's .400 hitter. He's starting to get a reputation for his power. Martin homered on Reid Detmers' first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to break a tie in the Commodores' 3-1 victory over Louisville on Sunday in the College...

Unrivaled: India now 7-0 in World Cup games against Pakistan

Jun. 16, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For such an intense rivalry, it's still a lopsided contest when India and Pakistan meet at the Cricket World Cup. India extended its record to 7-0 against Pakistan at World Cups with an 89-run victory in a rain-interrupted encounter Sunday that likely will remain the most-watched...

Raptors' title sees Canada set viewing, spending records

Jun. 14, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The final numbers are in, and the NBA Finals were a smashing success for Canada all the way around. The NBA said Friday that 56% percent of the Canadian population watched at least some part of the NBA Finals, with an average viewership of about 8 million for the Toronto Raptors'...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic sets MLS salary record at $7.2 million

Jun. 12, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic is earning a Major League Soccer-record $7.2 million salary this season. The 37-year-old Ibrahimovic, who earned a relatively modest $1.5 million last year, broke the previous mark of Toronto's Sebastian Giovinco, who had $7,115,556 in total...

Sea turtles nest at record pace along Georgia coast

Jun. 12, 2019 3:34 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The number of sea turtle nests along the Georgia coast is on pace to set a record this year. Kris Williams is director of Caretta Research Project, a sea turtle conservation organization. She told the Savannah Morning News that beach patrols along the Georgia coast between Tybee and...

US catches heat for World Cup goal celebrations

Jun. 12, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

REIMS, France (AP) — The goals were one thing, the celebrations another. The U.S. women's national team faced criticism following its record-breaking 13-0 rout of Thailand on Tuesday night. The win set a World Cup record for goals and margin of victory. Alex Morgan alone had five goals, matching the most...

Alex Morgan has 5 goals as US routs Thailand 13-0

Jun. 11, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

REIMS, France (AP) — Thailand was never a real threat to the U.S. national team. Even so, the three-time Women's World Cup champions had no desire to go easy on a lesser opponent in their opening game. Goals matter in the group stage. And statements matter in soccer's biggest tournament. "Obviously we have...

The Latest: Warriors rally, force Game 6 in NBA Finals

Jun. 10, 2019 11:44 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Latest from Monday night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 11:40 p.m. Kyle Lowry's 3-pointer at the buzzer was well off, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a six-point deficit in the final three minutes to beat the Toronto Raptors 106-105 in Game 5 of the NBA Finals...

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3

Jun. 8, 2019 9:37 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — It wasn't pretty, but Zach Davies did something Saturday that no other starting pitcher in Milwaukee Brewers history had done before. Despite a shaky outing, Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to open a season with seven straight wins, hanging on for five innings before the Brewers'...

Migrant detentions at border in May highest since 2007

Jun. 5, 2019 6:18 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol's apprehensions of migrants at the border with Mexico hit their highest level in more than a decade in May, as officials warned they don't have the money and resources to care for the surge of parents and children entering the country. Agents made 132,887 apprehensions...