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Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw, left, talks with Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke prior to a baseball game, Thursday, July 6, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 08, 2017 - 10:36 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday: ___ ALL-STAR SHOWDOWN Cleveland's Corey Kluber and Detroit's Michael Fulmer will face off in a matchup of All-Star pitchers, although neither will appear in Tuesday's game. Both were chosen to the American League team, but were replaced on...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88) heads into turn 1 during a NASCAR Cup auto race at Kentucky Speedway, Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Sparta, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
July 08, 2017 - 9:45 pm
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Dale Earnhardt Jr. barely had time to bond with Kentucky Speedway, and now he's saying farewell to the track and the sport. Fortunately, for NASCAR's most popular driver, he's leaving with a lovely parting gift along with lots of love from Bluegrass racing fans. As Earnhardt...
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FILE - In this Feb 12, 2010 file photo, North Korea's Song Chol Ri carries the flag during the opening ceremony for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada. Seven months ahead of the Pyeongchang Olympics, many in South Korea, including new liberal President Moon Jae-in, hope to use the Games as a venue to promote peace with rival North Korea. To do so, the North’s participation is essential, but an ongoing nuclear tension and a lack of winter sports athletes in North Korea could ruin the attempts at reconciliation. (AP Photo/Mark Baker, File)
July 08, 2017 - 9:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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Katherine Kirk eyes a putt during the third round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 9:13 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Katherine Kirk shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to open a four-stroke lead in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and move into position to challenge the tour's 72-hole record. Coming off a career-best 63 on Friday, the 35-year-old Australian reached 20-under 196 in the first year...
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Katherine Kirk eyes a putt during the third round of the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic golf tournament Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Oneida, Wis. (Jim Matthews/The Post-Crescent via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 9:01 pm
ONEIDA, Wis. (AP) — Katherine Kirk shot a 7-under 65 on Saturday to open a four-stroke lead in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic, and move into position to challenge the tour's 72-hole record. Coming off a career-best 63 on Friday, the 35-year-old Australian reached 20-under 196 in the first year...
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Amanda Nunes poses during the UFC 213 ceremonial weigh-ins, Friday, July 7, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Erik Verduzco/Las Vegas Review-Journal via AP)
July 08, 2017 - 8:45 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was scratched from her title defense against Valentina Shevchenko after being hospitalized Saturday a few hours before UFC 213. The UFC vaguely cited an "illness" as the reason for Nunes' hospitalization in its statement. Shevchenko believes Nunes...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:40 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sports ties between North and South Korea often mirror their rocky political ties. A low point was when North Korean medalists ignored South Korean rivals who tried to shake their hands at podiums ahead of the North's boycott of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. During good times,...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:34 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Sports ties between North and South Korea often mirror their rocky political ties. A low point was when North Korean medalists ignored South Korean rivals who tried to shake their hands at podiums ahead of the North's boycott of the 1988 Seoul Olympics. During good times,...
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July 08, 2017 - 8:31 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Tears and hugs after North and South Korean women won the 1991 team table tennis world championships. A standing ovation when athletes from the two Koreas marched together to open the 2000 Sydney Olympics. A selfie taken by a South Korean gymnast with her North Korean...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO DWYER, INSTEAD OF DYWER - United States' Dom Dwyer (14) celebrates after scoring a goal as Panama's Anibal Godoy (20) reacts during a CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer match Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 08, 2017 - 7:51 pm
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored for the second straight game but Miguel Camargo's goal gave Panama a 1-1 tie Saturday against the United States, the first time the Americans failed to win their opener in the CONCACAF Gold Cup. After scoring in his U.S. debut last weekend against Ghana, the...
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