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8:07 am
Tue August 13, 2013

With Rivera Off, Yanks Glimpse Into Future

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In baseball, Hiroki Kuroda worked eight shutout innings and Curtis Granderson hit a solo homer in the Yankees' 2-1 win over Los Angeles. Mariano Rivera had the night off after blowing three straight save chances, including one Sunday.

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6:07 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Talks With MLB And A-Rod Are Stalled

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In baseball news, while Monday appears to be the deadline for Alex Rodriguez and 13 others to accept suspensions for their ties to the Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic, ESPN reports that negotiations between A-Rod and Major League Baseball have stalled over Rodriguez's desire to make sure he can cash in on some of the $100 million owed under his contract.

On the scoreboard, the Red Sox came back to beat the Mariners 8-7 last night and sweep Seattle in the three-game series. Daniel Nava's long single to center field capped a six-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning.

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Sports
8:18 am
Tue July 23, 2013

Ryan Braun Suspended, Reputation Tarnished

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Ryan Braun is the first player to receive a suspension stemming from Major League Baseball's investigation of players reportedly linked to a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs. The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder has been suspended without pay for the remainder of the season, causing him to miss the team's final 65 games.

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6:24 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Ortiz Passes Baines For Hits By DH In Boston's 11-4 Win

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In baseball news, Boston's David Ortiz has passed Harold Baines to become Major League Baseball's career leader in hits by a designated hitter. Ortiz collected his 1,689th hit in his first at-bat and also homered in the Red Sox' 11-4 rout of Seattle.

The Yankees ended their three-game slide. Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer, Lyle Overbay added a grand slam and the Yankees snapped out of their offensive funk with an 8-1 victory over the Royals. Fox Sports is reporting Derek Jeter will make his season debut today with the Yankees as they host Kansas City.

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8:31 am
Wed April 3, 2013

WAMC Morning Edition Sports Update

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In the NBA, Carmelo Anthony tied his career high with 50 points and the New York Knicks won their ninth straight game, topping the injury-depleted Miami Heat 102-90 last night. Anthony finished 18 of 26 from the field, reaching 50 on a jumper with 16.9 seconds remaining. J.R. Smith scored 14 and Raymond Felton added 10 points for New York.

Elsewhere, the Lakers beat Dallas 101-81 and Washington topped Chicago 90-86.

In the women’s NCAA tournament, Louisville claimed another big upset, beating second-seeded Tennessee 86-78 and earning a trip to the Final Four.

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