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  • Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

    Price, Lester, Lackey traded in deadline flurry

    Friday, August 1 2014 9:44 PM EDT2014-08-02 01:44:07 GMT
    By The Associated Press Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop...
    By The Associated Press Baseball fans were still trying to sort out the dizzying deals for postseason aces Jon Lester and John Lackey, Home Run Derby champ Yoenis Cespedes and All-Star shortstop Asdrubal...
  • Baseball: Reds-Marlins call right, took too long

    Baseball: Reds-Marlins call right, took too long

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:36 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:36:31 GMT
    Major League Baseball says it got the replay call right in ruling that the Miami Marlins catcher blocked the plate, but it took too long.
    Major League Baseball says it got the replay call right in ruling that the Miami Marlins catcher blocked the plate, but it took too long.
  • Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

    Pujols' RBI in 13th lifts Angels over Orioles 1-0

    Friday, August 1 2014 12:43 AM EDT2014-08-01 04:43:35 GMT
    Albert Pujols hit an RBI single in the 13th inning, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 Thursday night to avert a three-game series sweep.
    A frustrating night for Albert Pujols had a delightful ending.
  • BasketballMore>>

  • Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension

    Spurs sign Tony Parker to extension

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:45 PM EDT2014-08-01 19:45:17 GMT
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs' Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu...
    By JON KRAWCZYNSKI AP Basketball Writer Tony Parker is by far the youngest of the San Antonio Spurs' Big Three, a fact that could have complicated things going forward as Tim Duncan and Manu Ginobili...
  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:39 AM EDT2014-08-01 07:39:31 GMT
    Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
    Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the...
  • Moore, Lynx end Mercury's 16-game win streak

    Moore, Lynx end Mercury's 16-game win streak

    Thursday, July 31 2014 11:44 PM EDT2014-08-01 03:44:17 GMT
    Maya Moore scored 20 points to power the Minnesota Lynx past Phoenix 75-67 on Thursday night, snapping the Mercury's franchise-record 16-game win streak.
    With the WNBA playoffs about three weeks away, the Minnesota Lynx and Phoenix Mercury gave a peek at what the postseason could bring.
  • HockeyMore>>

  • AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers

    AP Exclusive: Study blames lost calves on panthers

    Thursday, July 31 2014 12:06 PM EDT2014-07-31 16:06:57 GMT
    Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.
    Since Florida's frontier days when cattlemen drove their herds through the state's vast fields and forests, ranchers and native panthers have been natural enemies.
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:52:16 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:47:27 GMT
    The Senate is scheduled to take up legislation Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to states, with just three days left before the government plans to start slowing down payments.
    The Senate voted Tuesday to keep federal highway money flowing to the states into December but only after rejecting the House's reliance on what lawmakers called a funding "gimmick" and moving to force a post-election...
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  • Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Repairing burst Los Angeles main could take days

    Friday, August 1 2014 3:39 AM EDT2014-08-01 07:39:31 GMT
    Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
    Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the...
  • NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:52:16 GMT
    The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing...
    The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go...
  • Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Century-old pipe break points to national problem

    Thursday, July 31 2014 2:35 AM EDT2014-07-31 06:35:13 GMT
    The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the...
    The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles, into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many...