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  • Pirates Cubs Baseball-3 [Duplicate] Pirates beat Castro and Cubs 7-6 CHICAGO (AP) — The Pirates had a four-run lead in the first inning and were up two runs after five. Both times the Cubs came back, with Starlin Castro providing much of the power. In the end, the Pirates were finally able to shut down Chicago. Pedro

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  • NL Capsules PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Braun hit three home runs and tied a franchise record with seven RBIs to lead the Milwaukee Brewers over Philadelphia 10-4 Tuesday, spoiling the Phillies' home opener. Coming off a three-game sweep of the World Series champio

    April 9, 2014

  • UConn partying links twin national title victories STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The partying started Monday night on the UConn campus and spilled into Tuesday. And rightly so. It was in honor of the women's basketball team, which beat Notre Dame 79-58 in Nashville, Tenn., on Tuesday, capturing a record ninth

    April 9, 2014

  • AL Capsules BOSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos started a five-run third inning with his first homer of the season and the Texas Rangers won 10-7 as the Boston Red Sox hit into five double plays Tuesday night. The Red Sox scored three runs in the ninth against Joaki

    April 9, 2014

  • Bach promises action on delays threatening Rio BELEK, Turkey (AP) — With sports federations demanding a "Plan B" because of the chronic delays in Rio de Janeiro, IOC President Thomas Bach promised Wednesday to take action to ease the crisis threatening the 2016 Olympics. Bach and other Olympic of

    April 9, 2014

  • Reds Cardinals Baseball [Duplicate] Wacha pitches Cards past Reds 5-3 in home opener ST. LOUIS (AP) — Home opener hoopla was no distraction at all for Michael Wacha. Neither was the 49-degree chill for the first pitch. The 22-year-old rookie was definitely excited about the occasion and the opportunity. Just like last fall when he wa

    April 8, 2014 9 Photos

  • Phillies Cubs Baseball-3 [Duplicate] Kalish and Cubs rip Phillies 8-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Ryan Kalish wants to make the most of his opportunity with the Chicago Cubs. Kalish got his first hit since Sept. 11, 2012, when he rapped an RBI triple in the first inning Sunday in the Chicago Cubs' 8-3 victory over the Philadelphia

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  • NL Capsules ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Wacha outpitched Tony Cingrani in a rematch of young power arms and the St. Louis Cardinals got a three-run double from Yadier Molina in the first inning, beating the Cincinnati Reds 5-3 in their home opener Monday. A standin

    April 8, 2014

  • NCAA Kentucky UConn Final Four Basketball [Duplicate] Napier brings it home for UConn ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shabazz Napier walked slowly through the hallway of the stadium — the tears still drying, the twine from the cut-down net still hanging around his neck. "Bittersweet. Bittersweet. Bittersweet," he said, over and over again. Bi

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  • NCAA Championship UConn Campus Basketball-9 [Duplicate] UConn students celebrate national championship STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Jubilant fans celebrating UConn's Monday night national basketball championship win smashed a window in an engineering building, broke street lights and overturned furniture inside the school's student union. Campus police had ma

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