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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals matched a team record with eight home runs — including two by Juan Soto — in a 16-8 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday as Washington took two of three from a fellow contender in the NL playoff race.

Matt Adams and...Read more

TORONTO (AP) — After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break.

His first big league shutout fit the bill perfectly.

Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-...Read more

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told...Read more

ATLANTA (AP) — With All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. banished for his lack of hustle, Rafael Ortega stepped up with a sixth-inning grand slam to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

Acuña was pulled before the...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — Life in the Bundesliga began in silence for Union Berlin with a 15-minute protest by the club's fans against opponents Leipzig.

A minute after Union fans finally unleashed their support on Sunday, it was the visiting supporters making all...Read more

MASON, Ohio (AP) — Madison Keys rallied late in both sets and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (5) for her first Cincinnati championship Sunday, sending her into the U.S. Open on a one-week upswing.

By winning her first hardcourt final since the 2017 U...Read more

Frank Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of Stamford Bridge that read "Welcome Home Super Frank."

"The stuff of dreams," Lampard described his...Read more

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul's strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing...Read more

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is proposing a criminal justice overhaul that aims to cut the nation's prison population in half, end mandatory minimum sentencing, ban private prisons and legalize marijuana. He says the current system...Read more

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Josh McCown was talking to reporters when Alshon Jeffery stepped up on a chair, hit record on his phone and asked the newest Philadelphia Eagles quarterback a question.

"How's No. 17 as a basketball player?" Jeffery inquired....Read more

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