Men's sports

Atlanta Braves' Johan Camargo (17) is tagged out at second base by Miami Marlins shortstop Miguel Rojas, left,as he tries to stretch a single in the second inning of a baseball game Friday, May 18, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 20, 2018 - 1:02 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista a month after picking up the veteran slugger and will make Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. General manager Alex Anthopolous said the team made the decision Saturday before Camargo drove in two runs in an 8-1 win over Miami...
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May 20, 2018 - 12:55 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zoltan Stieber, Darren Mattocks and Yamil Asad scored to help D.C. United beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on Saturday night. Stieber opened the scoring in the 15th minute, slipping behind the defense on Luciano Acosta's long ball and slotting it past goalkeeper Andrew...
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May 20, 2018 - 12:38 pm
PARIS (AP) — Milos Raonic, the 2016 Wimbledon runner-up, has withdrawn from the French Open a week before the clay-court Grand Slam tournament begins. Raonic says on Twitter on Sunday that he needs "to continue working hard to put myself in the best position when I step out on the court." He hasn't...
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Overall leader Simon Yates of Britain arrives to take the start of the 15th stage of the Giro d'Italia from Tolmezzo to Sappada, Italy, Sunday, May 20, 2018. . (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 11:23 am
SAPPADA, Italy (AP) — Simon Yates made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 15th stage and the British rider consolidated his overall lead on Sunday as the race heads into its final week. Yates set off on a solo attack with 17 kilometers remaining of the 176-kilometer (109-mile) route...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 12, 1998 file photo, France's players from left, Zinedine Zidane, Marcel Desailly and Laurent Blanc hold the soccer World Cup after France defeated Brazil 3-0 in the World Cup final, at the Stade de France in Saint Denis. The 21st World Cup begins on Thursday, June 14, 2018, when host Russia takes on Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
May 20, 2018 - 7:14 am
Despite playing a central role in the establishment of the World Cup, France had always fallen short at the tournament. That changed on one glorious night in Paris in 1998. After a strong start to the tournament it was hosting for the second time, France struggled in the knockout stages. It only...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, tosses a ball in the air as he warms up prior to a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 20, 2018 - 2:22 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OHTANI TIME Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani pitches at home against Tampa Bay. He's 3-1 with a 3.58 ERA in six starts, and struck out 11 Twins in his last outing. The 23-year-old rookie is hitting .321 with six home runs and 17 RBIs in 84 at-...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Sergio Romo throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 20, 2018 - 2:10 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays reliever Sergio Romo played 11 seasons before making his first major league start. Not even 24 hours later, Romo will make his second. Romo will start for the second consecutive day in the finale of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday,...
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In this Friday, May 23, 2014 file photo, France's soccer player Paul Pogba signs an autograph before a training session at the Clairefontaine training center, outside Paris. Not all the money that will change hands after the World Cup, when clubs trade players who distinguish themselves on football’s biggest stage, will line the pockets of selling clubs, agents and the players themselves. A sliver of the wealth will also trickle down to football’s grassroots, to unpretentious, volunteer-run clubs where kids take first steps toward their dreams of making a career in the sport. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 20, 2018 - 1:55 am
TORCY, France (AP) — The ideal scenario for the club where Paul Pogba played football as a kid might go something like this: The France midfielder shines so brightly at the World Cup that a money-no-object club — for argument's sake, let's say Real Madrid — decides that it cannot live without him...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Daniel Robertson, second from right, celebrates with Jesus Sucre, left, and Mallex Smith, second from left, as Los Angeles Angels catcher Martin Maldonado stands at the plate after hitting a grand slam during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 20, 2018 - 1:34 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Robertson grew up watching games at Angel Stadium and was in the stands when the Los Angeles Angels won the World Series in 2002. Coming back home with the Tampa Bay Rays, Robertson could not have conceived the Big A would be the site of his first grand slam. Robertson...
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New York Mets' Wilmer Flores, center, is mobbed by teammates after driving in the winning run against the Arizona Diamondbacks on a sacrifice fly to left field during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 20, 2018 - 1:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets manager Mickey Callaway turned to his players in the middle of the ninth inning and in a fun tone reminded them of the stark reality: New York had not won consecutive games in a month. "It kind of got everybody riled up a little bit," Devin Mesoraco recalled. "It was a pretty...
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