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Montreal Impact's Ignacio Piatti (10) scores against Real Salt Lake's goalkeeper Nick Rimando as Justen Glad (15) defends during the first half of an MLS soccer match in Montreal, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 19, 2017 - 9:50 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored twice for the second straight game and the Montreal Impact beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Saturday night for their fourth victory in a row. Piatti has 14 goals this season, scoring in four consecutive games. Anthony Jackson-Hamel also scored for Montreal (10-8-6)...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:45 pm
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Colin Meads, a famously tough All Blacks lock hailed New Zealand's greatest rugby player of the twentieth century, has died after a year-long battle with cancer. He was 81. Verna Meads said her husband had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last August. Meads...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:38 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Simone Biles is back in the gym. That's it. That's all. The Olympic gymnastics champion is in no hurry to declare whether this is the start of a comeback following a year off after her historic performance at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. And she'd be just fine if...
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Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger, center, celebrates with Kyle Seager, right, and Nelson Cruz left, after Haniger hit a grand slam off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 19, 2017 - 9:37 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz added his 31st home run and the Seattle Mariners rolled to their fourth straight win Saturday night, a 7-6 decision over the Tampa Bay Rays. Haniger's first career grand slam came in his first game back after a three-week...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:34 pm
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Simona Halep moved within a victory of the No. 1 ranking. The second-ranked Halep needed just 54 minutes to cruise past Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-1 on Saturday in the Western & Southern Open semifinals, and can displace Karolina Pliskova as the top of the ranking with a victory...
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Seattle Mariners' Mitch Haniger, center, celebrates with Kyle Seager, right, and Nelson Cruz left, after Haniger hit a grand slam off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
August 19, 2017 - 9:33 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mitch Haniger hit a grand slam, Nelson Cruz added his 31st home run and the Seattle Mariners rolled to their fourth straight win Saturday night, a 7-6 decision over the Tampa Bay Rays. Haniger's first career grand slam came in his first game back after a three-week...
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Ryan Hunter-Reay is helped from his car after wrecking during qualifying for Sunday's IndyCar auto race, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
August 19, 2017 - 9:24 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Indianapolis 500 champion Takuma Sato was the last driver waiting to make his qualifying run when teammate Ryan Hunter-Reay's car slammed into the wall. Hunter-Reay, the 2014 Indy 500 champ, needed assistance out of his car and was transported to a hospital . Sato was worried...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Adam Frazier is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
August 19, 2017 - 9:11 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier homered, doubled and singled as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Saturday to end a six-game losing streak. Frazier hit a two-run homer in the second and doubled off the wall the next inning. Starling Marte and pinch-hitter Jose Osuna also...
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August 19, 2017 - 9:09 pm
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia is accusing the Malaysian organizers of the Southeast Asian Games of negligence after the Indonesian flag was printed upside down in a souvenir guidebook. The mistake, which makes the red-and-white Indonesian flag resemble Poland's, has caused anger in Indonesia...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Adam Frazier is congratulated by teammates after hitting a two-run home run in the second inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Aug. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Fred Vuich)
August 19, 2017 - 9:03 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier homered, doubled and singled as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-4 Saturday to end a six-game losing streak. Frazier hit a two-run homer in the second and doubled off the wall the next inning. Starling Marte and pinch-hitter Jose Osuna also...
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