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7:23 am
Fri December 20, 2013

Danes Fall To No. 2 Duke 80-51 Despite Hopeful First Half

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In college basketball, the UAlbany women’s team fell to No. 2 Duke 80-51 Thursday night. Haley Peters scored 17 points for the Blue Devils. Albany led 20-13 with 7:53 remaining in the first half, but Duke answered with a 15-2 run en route to a 34-26 lead at halftime.

Tonight is the UAlbany men’s team final home game of the calendar year. The 5-5 Great Danes will take on Yale, which is coached by former UAlbany player and assistant coach James Jones.

Meanwhile, No. 1 Arizona topped Southern U. 69-43 and it was eighth-ranked Duke over UCLA 80-63.

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8:14 am
Tue September 3, 2013

Tigers Shut Out Red Sox 3-0.

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In baseball, Detroit beat Boston 3-0 yesterday. Doug Fister rebounded from a miserable start with seven shutout innings for the Tigers.

Elsewhere in the American League, Alex Rodriguez reached base twice while the Yankees put together an eight-run fourth to beat the White Sox 9-1. Minnesota passed Houston 10-6. Kansas City beat Seattle 3-1. Baltimore topped Cleveland 7-2. Oakland doubled up Texas 4-2 and the Angels won against Tampa Bay 11-2.

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8:16 am
Wed August 28, 2013

Red Sox Crush Baltimore In Boston

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In baseball, two teams in the American League in the thick of things in the East met Tuesday night in Boston, and the Red Sox destroyed Baltimore 13-2. Shane Victorino led the way with two home runs and a career-high seven runs batted in.

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8:09 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Rodriguez's Lawyer Calls Letter A "Publicity Stunt"

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In baseball news, a lawyer for Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has declined Major League Baseball's challenge to make public evidence that led to the 211-game suspension.

The MLB executive vice president wrote to lawyer Joseph Tacopina Monday, urging him to waive his client's confidentiality. The letter was revealed on NBC's “Today Show.”

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7:55 am
Tue July 9, 2013

Mets Outlast Giants In 16 Inning Game

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In baseball news, Eric Young scored on shortstop Brandon Crawford's fielding error with two outs in the 16th inning, and the Mets outlasted the San Francisco Giants 4-3 in a game that lasted 5 hours, 26 minutes.

Elsewhere, Kansas City outscored the Yankees 5-1. That's the 17th time the Yanks have scored one run or less this season. That happened 18 times all last year.

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