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September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — It might be the shot heard around the baseball world: the rocket-like foul ball that hit a young girl at a New York Yankees game.

In the hours after the girl was struck in the face by the 105-mph screamer, the game’s commissioner vowed to push harder for all teams to extend…

September 21, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — NBA referees will be able to call flagrant or technical fouls on defenders who dangerously close on jump shooters without allowing them space to land, as Zaza Pachulia did on the play that injured Spurs star Kawhi Leonard in last season’s playoffs.

Officials will also make sure jump…

September 21, 2017

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — General manager Jim Johannson ruled out the possibility of the U.S. men’s hockey team having NHL draft-eligible prospects competing at the Winter Olympics in February.

Johannson told The Associated Press on Thursday he doesn’t view anyone from the 18-and-younger pool of…

September 21, 2017

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andre Ward decided to end his career on top.

Ward announced Thursday he is retiring from boxing because he no longer has the desire to fight, leaving the sport at age 33 with an undefeated record and the light heavyweight championship.

Ward released a statement on his website…

September 21, 2017

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Kelly Bryant just smiled and shook his head every time — and there were plenty of them — someone wondered how national champion Clemson would get along without two-time Heisman Trophy finalist Deshaun Watson.

Not too bad, not too bad at all.

Through three games, Bryant has…

September 20, 2017

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves closer Arodys Vizcaino issued three bases-loaded walks in the six-run eighth, Gio Gonzalez pitched seven strong innings and the Washington Nationals beat Atlanta 7-3 on Wednesday night.

Gonzalez (15-7) allowed two runs, three hits and one walk to enjoy some rare good luck in…

September 20, 2017

BC-BBA--Top Ten

BASEBALL’S TOP TEN By The Associated Press AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Altuve Hou 143 558 104 194 .348 AGarcia ChW 125 480 67 160 .333 Hosmer KC 151 567 91 183 .323 Reddick Hou 130 464 76 147 .317 JoRamirez Cle 142 548 98 172 .314 Mauer Min 133 495 63 152 .307…

September 20, 2017

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The rebuilding San Diego Padres and left-hander Clayton Richard have agreed to a $6 million, two-year contract that runs through 2019.

The 34-year-old Richard is the oldest player on the team, which doesn’t envision being competitive until 2019 or 2020. He is 7-14 with a 4.82 ERA…

September 20, 2017

Red Sox fourth. Andrew Benintendi singles to shallow left field. Mookie Betts homers to center field. Andrew Benintendi scores. Hanley Ramirez doubles to right center field. Sam Travis strikes out swinging. Deven Marrero homers to center field. Hanley Ramirez scores. Sandy Leon strikes out swinging.…

September 20, 2017

BC-BBA--American League Leaders

American League Leaders



G AB R H BA Altuve, HOU 143 558 104 194 .348 Garcia, CHW 125 480 67 160 .333 Hosmer, KC 151 567 91 183 .323 Reddick, HOU 130 464 76 147 .317 Ramirez, CLE 142 548 98 172 .314 Mauer, MIN 133 495 63…

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