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Cardinals set team record with 15th straight win, beat Cubs

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By SARAH TROTTO Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals set a franchise record with their 15th straight win, boosted when catcher Yadier Molina and center fielder Harrison Bader helped pull off a wild double play Saturday in an 8-5 win over the Chicago Cubs. Bader, ...

Newgarden wins Long Beach pole in tight IndyCar title race

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By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The IndyCar championship race tightened ahead of the Grand Prix of Long Beach after a messy qualifying session put contenders Alex Palou and Pato O'Ward in the middle of the pack. "Maybe rules don't apply the last race of ...

Usyk ends Joshua’s reign as heavyweight champ

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By STEVE DOUGLAS AP Sports Writer LONDON (AP) — Oleksandr Usyk ended Anthony Joshua's second reign as world heavyweight champion Saturday with a unanimous points win in just his third fight since stepping up from the cruiserweight division. Usyk became the third man, after Evander ...

Angels star Trout makes it official: He’s out for the season

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By JILL PAINTER LOPEZ Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is officially shut down for the season. The three-time AL MVP suffered a calf strain on May 17 and hasn't returned to the lineup since. The original prognosis was six to eight weeks of ...

Americans take largest lead against Europe in Ryder Cup

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By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The pressure and drama so typical of the Ryder Cup finally arrived on Saturday, with one big difference. The suspense was whether Europe could try to make a game of it. The Americans held their own over the final hour as Dustin ...

Column: Not time to celebrate Ryder Cup win just yet

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By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — Their day was done and, as the afternoon matches teed off, Justin Thomas and Daniel Berger were playing to the crowd. They tossed a few beers to the thousands packed into the stands around the first tee at Whistling Straits, then ...