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Cincinnati Reds' Anthony DeSclafani, left, hits a grand slam off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Brian Duensing in the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 23, 2018 - 7:41 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani hit the first grand slam by a Cincinnati pitcher in 59 years, helping the last-place Reds beat the Chicago Cubs 11-2 on Saturday for their sixth consecutive victory. It was Cincinnati's third slam in five days and major league-leading seventh of the season, two...
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The flags of England and Panama with the logo of FIFA up on the superstructure of the Nizhny Novgorod stadium at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the in Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. England will play Panama in a group G match Sunday in Nizhny Novgorod. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 23, 2018 - 6:20 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:11 a.m. If more stoppage-time drama is too much to ask of this suddenly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Sunday could bring more clarity about which teams will make it out of their groups. England starts the day with a...
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Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 23, 2018 - 1:45 pm
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Brazil doctors have been busy lately at the World Cup, with even the team's coach needing medical attention. Douglas Costa and Danilo have been ruled out of the match against Serbia on Wednesday, the team said Saturday, but added Brazil coach Tite was doing just fine despite...
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Belgium's Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his side's fourth goal during the group G match between Belgium and Tunisia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Spartak Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
June 23, 2018 - 12:30 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Belgium seems to be getting better and better — maybe even the best yet at the World Cup. It's still early, but a hugely talented Belgian squad made a big statement on Saturday in its 5-2 rout of Tunisia. No team has scored more goals than Belgium's eight, and only Cristiano Ronaldo...
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England head coach Gareth Southgate attends England's official training in Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018 on the eve of the group G match between Panama and England at the 2018 soccer World Cup. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 23, 2018 - 6:11 am
ZELENOGORSK, Russia (AP) — Dele Alli has returned to practice with the England squad but carried out individual drills away from the main group, keeping him in doubt for the World Cup match against Panama. The midfielder hurt his thigh in England's 2-1 win over Tunisia on Monday and didn't practice...
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Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado (13) celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the 15th inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves early Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Atlanta. Baltimore won 10-7 in 15 innings. (AP photo/John Bazemore)
June 23, 2018 - 2:20 am
ATLANTA (AP) — For Braves manager Brian Snitker, playing the matchups meant pitching to Manny Machado with first base open and a marathon game on the line. The Orioles slugger made that strategy look foolish. Machado hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 15th inning, lifting Baltimore to a 10-7...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2018 - 2:07 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PHILLY SPECIAL Odubel Herrera has homered in five straight games, tying a Philadelphia record. Chase Utley (twice in 2008), Bobby Abreu (2005), Mike Schmidt (1979) and Dick Allen (1969) also connected five in row for the Phillies. Ken Griffey, Jr...
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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez is doused after the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Boston. Martinez singled in the go-ahead run in the Red Sox's 14-10 victory. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 23, 2018 - 12:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — In a showdown of All-Star sluggers, Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 on Friday despite a monster night from Cruz. Cruz had a pair of...
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Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 22, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 9: 47 p.m. Aleksandar Mitrociv's 13th goal in his last 15 internationals has given Serbia a 1-0 lead at half time of its World Cup match against Switzerland. Fulham striker Mitrovic rose above Fabian Schaer to head in a cross...
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Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa Rica's smothering defense. Philippe Coutinho scored in the first minute of stoppage time, and Neymar followed six minutes later to give Brazil a 2-0 victory over...
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