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8:51 am
Fri August 9, 2013

Furyk And Scott Take First Round Lead At Oak Hill

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In golf, Veteran Jim Furyk and Masters champion Adam Scott share the first-round lead at the 95th PGA Championship, the final major on the men's golf calendar. Both shot an opening round 5-under-65.

Tiger Woods shot an opening round 1-over-par-71 with a round that featured a bogey, double bogey and two birdies. British Open champion Phil Mickelson stumbled with a double-bogey on No. 18 and also shot 1-over 71.

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7:47 am
Mon July 22, 2013

Napoli's 11th Inning Homer Help Sox Take Yankees 8-7

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In baseball news, Mike Napoli homered with two outs in the 11th inning — his second of the game — and the Red Sox beat the Yankees 8-7 on Sunday night.

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez won’t be ready to rejoin the team any time soon. The team said in a statement that Rodriguez has a Grade 1 strain of his left quadriceps muscle.

Elsewhere in the American League, Tampa Bay beat Toronto 4-3. Cleveland topped Minnesota 7-1. Detroit slid by Kansas City 4-1. Seattle cruised ahead of Houston 12-5. Oakland shut out the Angels 6-0 and Baltimore doubled up Texas 4-2.

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7:08 am
Mon July 15, 2013

Crisp Hits Leadoff Infield Single, Athletics Beat Sox 3-2

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In baseball news, the Athletics beat Boston 3-2 despite a stellar start by Red Sox rookie Brandon Workman. Workman took a no-hit bid into the seventh inning of his first major league start. Coco Crisp broke it up with a leadoff infield single.

Aaron Hicks had a three-run homer to help Minnesota top the Yankees 10-4. The Twins beat CC Sabathia for the first time in six years to take two of three from the Yankees.

And the Mets doubled up Pittsburgh 4-2. John Buck's two-run single highlighted a three-run first inning for New York.

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8:16 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Britain's Justin Rose Takes U.S. Open

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At the U.S. Open, Justin Rose claimed his first major championship at Merion Golf Club, holding off Phil Mickelson and Jason Day. “It’s surreal because it is something you dreamed about. Something you have thought about. Something you have spent countless hours working towards,” said Rose. That sound was courtesy of ESPN. Rose closed with an even-par 70 for a 1-over total that made him the first Englishman to win the event since Tony Jacklin in 1970.

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7:37 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Oakland Sweeps Yankees 3-2 In 18 Innings

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Well, it was a long one.

In the American League, Oakland beat the Yankees 3-2 in 18 innings. Nate Freiman drove in the game winner with a hit off Mariano Rivera. The Yankees took a 2-0 lead in the first and the A's tied things up with two in the third before getting the win and a three-game sweep.

Elsewhere, Baltimore defeated Boston 5-4 in 13 innings. Chris Davis singled home the tiebreaking run with two outs, giving the Orioles a win in the opener of a four-game series. Kansas City cruised ahead of Tampa Bay 10-1 and Toronto defeated Texas 3-1.

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