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  • AL Capsules NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran hit a two-run homer, Ivan Nova rebounded from a rough outing and the New York Yankees beat Boston 3-2 Sunday night with the aid of another disputed replay ruling that led to the ejection of Red Sox manager John Farrell.

    April 14, 2014

  • NL Capsules MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers won their ninth in a row, with Kyle Lohse coming within one out of a complete game Sunday in a 4-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. At 10-2, the Brewers are off to their best start since going 13-0 to start the

    April 14, 2014

  • Bubba goes green for the second time at Augusta AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Bubba Watson scooped up his son, hugged his wife and took off down the ropes along the 18th green, high-fiving the patrons at Augusta National. This was the kind of Bubba-like celebration he would've relished two years ago, but it

    April 14, 2014

  • NHL Capsules NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Martin Brodeur made 16 saves in what might have been his last start in a 20-year career with the Devils, and New Jersey beat Boston 3-2 on Sunday as the Bruins rested many of their stars in preparation for the playoffs. The soon-t

    April 14, 2014

  • Pirates Cubs Baseball [Duplicate] Cubs blow lead, fall 5-4 to Pirates CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs were sailing along with a four-run lead behind Travis Wood. That changed once he turned it over to the bullpen. Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonif

    April 11, 2014 4 Photos

  • NL Capsules CHICAGO (AP) — Pedro Alvarez hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning and Jason Grilli retired Emilio Bonifacio on a bases-loaded grounder to end the game, giving the Pittsburgh Pirates a 5-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. T

    April 11, 2014

  • AL Capsules NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Pineda won while pitching with some substance smudged on his hand as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Thursday night. New Yankees star Jacoby Ellsbury drew all the pregame attention after switching sides during

    April 11, 2014

  • Navajo Nation Council opposes NFL team's name WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council formally has opposed the use of the Washington Redskins name. The council's committee of the whole voted 9-2 Thursday on the measure sponsored by lawmaker Joshua Lavar Butler. He says the word can h

    April 11, 2014

  • FIFA medical chief 'hates' Brazil drug test doubts MONACO (AP) — FIFA's medical chief is "really not happy" with drug-testing plans for the World Cup in Brazil because samples taken from players must be flown across the Atlantic for analysis at a laboratory in Switzerland, which could slow results.

    April 11, 2014

  • Pirates Cubs Baseball-3 [Duplicate] 5 HRs not enough as Pirates fall to Cubs 7-5 CHICAGO (AP) — Russell Martin struggled to recall the last time he witnessed such wacky production from his team's offense. The Pittsburgh Pirates hit five home runs against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night, including two home runs each from Marti

    April 10, 2014 5 Photos

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