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Seattle Seahawks' Blair Walsh (7) kicks a field goal as Minnesota Vikings' Horace Richardson (38) attempts to block during the second half of an NFL football preseason game, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
August 19, 2017 - 1:12 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson looked just fine throwing for 206 yards and two touchdowns in the first half, and the Seattle Seahawks suffered a significant injury loss to left tackle George Fant in their 20-6 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on Friday night. Wilson picked apart a Vikings...
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Ragan Smith competes on the balance beam during the opening round of the U.S. women's gymnastics championships, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 19, 2017 - 12:58 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ragan Smith looks ready to lead the next wave of U.S. women's gymnasts. The 17-year-old took the early lead at the national championships Friday, surviving on a night when the rest of the field dealt with a fair amount of nerves. Smith posted a score of 57.400, more than a...
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Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton celebrates his inside-the-park home run off Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Godley during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 19, 2017 - 12:35 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano ended a tough stretch at the plate with some might. Sano hit two of the Twins' season high-tying six home runs, including an inside-the-park dash by Byron Buxton, and Minnesota powered past the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 on Friday night. Eduardo Escobar, Max Kepler and...
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Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez, right, scores as the throw goes by New York Yankees' Austin Romine on a two-run single by Jackie Bradley Jr. during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
August 19, 2017 - 12:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — Nineteen batters. Six pitchers. One hour, 5 minutes. Eight runs. Two lead changes. And when the seventh inning was over on Friday night, the Boston Red Sox were back in front and on their way to a 9-6 victory over New York and a five-game lead over the rival Yankees in the AL East. "...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor doubles against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 19, 2017 - 12:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez went on the disabled list in the middle of June, when the Los Angeles Dodgers were just beginning this torrid stretch that has helped them all but wrap up the NL West. He is finally healthy enough to contribute again. Gonzalez doubled in his first plate appearance...
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Minnesota Twins' Byron Buxton celebrates his inside-the-park home run off Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Godley during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 18, 2017 - 11:43 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Miguel Sano hit two of the Twins' season high-tying six home runs, including an inside-the-park dash by Byron Buxton, and Minnesota powered past the Arizona Diamondbacks 10-3 Friday night. Eduardo Escobar, Max Kepler and Brian Dozier also went deep for Minnesota. Buxton finished...
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Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, reacts during a match against Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, at the Western & Southern Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Mason, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 18, 2017 - 11:41 pm
MASON, Ohio (AP) — Defending champion Karolina Pliskova pulled off a doubleheader sweep Friday at the Western & Southern Open, reaching the semifinals by winning a pair of matches with little rest in-between. Rafael Nadal couldn't do the same. Pliskova completed a match that was suspended...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor doubles against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 18, 2017 - 10:43 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Chris Taylor had four hits including a pair of doubles, and the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed Adrian Gonzalez back from the disabled list with another victory, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-5 on Friday night. Gonzalez doubled in his first plate appearance since June 11, one of six two-...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Chris Taylor doubles against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
August 18, 2017 - 10:40 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Chris Taylor had four hits including a pair of doubles, and the Los Angeles Dodgers welcomed Adrian Gonzalez back from the disabled list with another victory, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-5 on Friday night. Gonzalez doubled in his first plate appearance since June 11, one of six two-...
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Kyle Busch gets a kiss from his wife, Samantha, after winning the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, in Bristol, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
August 18, 2017 - 10:17 pm
BRISTOL, Tenn. (AP) — Kyle Busch continued his domination at Bristol Motor Speedway with a victory Friday night in the Xfinity Series race. The win was the 19th national series victory at Bristol for Busch, who also won the Truck Series race Wednesday night. And just like that win, Busch had to...
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