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Mizzou allows Georgia to escape with win

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 6:45am
Late fumble costly for Tigers in 28-27 defeat.

Badgers football: Paul Chryst calls Bart Houston starting QB

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 4:35am
Redshirt freshman Alex Hornibrook sparked the offense with two late touchdown drives Saturday. UW coach Paul Chryst didn't say who would play at Michigan State next week, but did refer to fifth-year senior Bart Houston as the Badgers' starter.

Baseball Capsules

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 1:25am
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and Mookie Betts hit a tying single before scoring the go-ahead run in Boston's third straight win over New York.


Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:59am

Paxton strong outing not enough as Mariners lose to Astros

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:39am
SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton was perfect through five innings against the Houston Astros on Saturday night. It wasn't enough for the Seattle starter.

Casilla blows another save in Giants' 3-2 loss to Cardinals

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:18am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants manager Bruce Bochy thought he was playing the odds when he brought in closer Santiago Casilla to try to close out the ninth inning against St. Louis, even as a chorus of boos rained down…

Buxton continues breakout, but Mets beat Twins 3-2 in 12

Sun, 09/18/2016 - 12:10am
NEW YORK (AP) — Byron Buxton has shown this month that he could indeed approach the towering expectations placed on him as a hyped prospect.

Arroyo's run leads High Desert to 7-4 win over Visalia

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:56pm
ADELANTO, Calif. (AP) -- Carlos Arroyo scored on a groundout in the sixth inning, leading the High Desert Mavericks to a 7-4 win over the Visalia Rawhide on Saturday.

Rondon's single leads El Paso over Okla. City in 11 innings

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:56pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Jose Rondon hit an RBI single in the top of the 11th inning to lead the El Paso Chihuahuas to a 4-3 win over the Oklahoma City Dodgers on Saturday.

Pujols hits 30th HR, Angels drop Toronto into wild-card tie

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:42pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 590th career home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat Toronto 6-1 Saturday night, dropping the Blue Jays into a tie for the top two AL wild-card spots.

A's start with HR and beat Darvish, AL West-beat Texas 11-2

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:21pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Wendle led off the game with his first major league homer and the Oakland Athletics were off to a fast start in yet another victory over Yu Darvish.

Cardinals score 2 in 9th, top Giants in playoff chase

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:11pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kolten Wong hit a sacrifice fly that capped a two-run comeback in the ninth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied for a big win in their playoff chase, beating the San Francisco Giants 3-2 Saturday…

New stadium for Vikings, same old QB stability for Packers

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 11:00pm
MINNEAPOLIS — Following a decade-plus of lobbying and 2½ years of construction, the Minnesota Vikings have arrived at the grand opening of their new stadium, with the Green Bay Packers serving as the fitting visitors on the national stage of…

Fiers bounces back, Astros beat Seattle 2-1

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:55pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a two-run single and Mike Fiers pitched six scoreless innings to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night.


Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:49pm

Stewart, Dodgers bullpen beat Diamondbacks

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:42pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Rookie Brock Stewart pitched five effective innings and the Dodgers bullpen took over from there Saturday night as the NL West leaders beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-2.

Smith picks up first hit, but White Sox fall 3-2 to Royals

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:40pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kevan Smith is on the board, but the Chicago White Sox came away empty in most of their scoring opportunities on Saturday night.

Granderson homers in 11th and 12th, lifts Mets over Twins

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:37pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis Granderson hit a solo home run with two outs in the 12th inning after also connecting for a tying shot in the 11th, lifting the New York Mets over the Minnesota Twins 3-2 on Saturday…

Gray strikes out Rockies-record 16 in 4-hitter vs Padres

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:27pm
DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray struck out a franchise-record 16 and pitched a four-hitter to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 8-0 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night.

Longoria keeps HR streak going in Rays' 5-2 win over Orioles

Sat, 09/17/2016 - 10:24pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Evan Longoria continues to excel in a season that long ago went awry for the Tampa Bay Rays.