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 2017-09-24 06:08 

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Classified US spy satellite launched from California... +

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - A U.S. spy satellite atop an Atlas V rocket blasted off on a classified mission Saturday night from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. U.S. officials have not revealed what the spacecraft will be doing or wh...

 2017-09-24 06:07 

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Arizona State upsets No. 24 Oregon on late field goal... +

TEMPE, Ariz. - Freshman Brandon Ruiz kicked a 41-yard field goal with 2:33 to play and Arizona State held on to upset No. 24 Oregon 37-35 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams. The win ended the Sun Devils’ 10-game losing strea...

 2017-09-24 06:06 

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Saturdays Games... +

Saturday’s Games CFL Toronto 33 Montreal 19 - MLB American League N.Y. Yankees 5 Toronto 1 Houston 6 L.A. Angels 2 Cleveland 11 Seattle 4 Minnesota 10 Detroit 4 Tampa Bay 9 Baltimore 6 Kansas City 8 Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 1 Texas 0 Nation...

 2017-09-24 06:05 

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Wozniacki beats Pavlyuchenkova to retain Pan Pacific title... +

TOKYO - Caroline Wozniacki overwhelmed Russia’s Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-0, 7-5 to retain her Pan Pacific Open title on Sunday. The victory gives Wozniacki, also champion in Tokyo in 2010, her first title of the year. The Dane had lost all s...

 2017-09-24 06:05 

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Lotto 6-49 winning lottery numbers... +

The winning numbers in Saturday’s Lotto 6-49 draw were: 4, 11, 15, 20, 35 & 47. Bonus 25. LOTTO 6/49 Guaranteed Prize 70559127-01 In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official winning list, the latter shall prevail....

 2017-09-24 06:02 

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Asia learns to live with Trump rhetoric, but unease remains... +

TOKYO - Declare China a currency manipulator? Hasn’t happened. Make Japan and South Korea pay more to host U.S. troops? Hasn’t happened. Unleash fire and fury on North Korea? Hasn’t happened - at least not yet. Asia is gettin...

 2017-09-24 06:02 

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Winnipeg police officer stabbed and taken to hospital in unstable condition... +

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg police officer is in hospital after being stabbed while responding to an incident at a home in the city. Police say officers were responding to a report of a stabbing on Saturday afternoon when they came across a fight. They sa...

 2017-09-24 06:00 

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No. 7 Washington overcomes slow start to beat Colorado 37-10... +

BOULDER, Colo. - Jordan Miller’s two interceptions and Myles Bryant’s pick-6 helped the seventh-ranked Washington Huskies overcame a slow start and hand Colorado its first loss, 37-10 on a cold, rainy Saturday night at Folsom Field. Myle...

 2017-09-24 06:00 

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Real Salt Lake ends Sounders unbeaten streak at 13... +

SANDY, Utah - Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night. Nick Rimando made a pair of key saves, both sto...

 2017-09-24 05:59 

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Thomsons 7 TDs leads Sacramento State over S. Utah 54-27... +

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Kevin Thomson accounted for a career-high seven touchdowns and Sacramento State rolled to a 54-27 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday night in a Big Sky Conference opener. Thomason was 14 of 26 for 253 yards and threw a pair ...

 2017-09-24 05:58 

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Baseball Capsules... +

OAKLAND, Calif. - Bruce Maxwell became the first major league baseball player to kneel during the national anthem, and Khris Davis hit his 40th home run to lift the Oakland Athletics over the Texas Rangers 1-0 on Saturday night. Maxwell dropped to a...

 2017-09-24 05:58 

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Cookus leads Northern Arizona past Cal Poly for 28-10 win... +

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Case Cookus threw for 406 yards and four touchdowns to lead Northern Arizona to a 28-10 win over Cal Poly in the Big Sky Conference opener for both teams Saturday night. Elijah Marks hauled in two of the touchdown passes, a...

 2017-09-24 05:57 

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Minnesota United prolong FC Dallas slump with 4-1 win... +

MINNEAPOLIS - Christian Ramirez had a goal and two assists and Minnesota United beat FC Dallas 4-1 Saturday night, extending Dallas’ winless streak to 10 games. The Loons (9-15-5) trailed early when Tesho Akindele opened the scoring for FC Dal...

 2017-09-24 05:56 

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Johnson, SE Louisiana opens Southland with 49-21 win... +

HAMMOND, La. - Darren Johnson rushed for 176 yards and scored two touchdowns as Southeastern Louisiana defeated Lamar 49-21 for its first win of the season despite five turnovers. Southeastern Louisiana (1-3, 1-1 Southland Conference), which leads t...

 2017-09-24 05:55 

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Bentley, Glass lead Alabama A&M past Texas Southern 30-13... +

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Jordan Bentley ran for two second-quarter touchdowns and Aqeel Glass threw two touchdown passes as Alabama A&M built a 30-0 lead and held on to beat Texas Southern, 30-13 in the Southwest Conference opener for both schools Sat...

 2017-09-24 05:55 

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Gilkey, Hollins lead E. Illinois to win over SE Missouri St.... +

CHARLESTON, Ill. - Scotty Gilkey threw two touchdown passes to Alexander Hollins and ran for another score to help Eastern Illinois beat Southeast Missouri State 19-16 Saturday night in the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams. Gilkey comple...

 2017-09-24 05:55 

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Backup QB helps Buffalo hold on to beat FAU 34-31... +

BUFFALO, N.Y. - Drew Anderson threw his first career-touchdown pass for Buffalo, a 20-yarder to Anthony Johnson with 2:37 to play, and the Bulls held on to beat Florida Atlantic 34-31 on Saturday night. Anderson, a JC transfer, had one pass attempt ...

 2017-09-24 05:54 

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Murphy homers in 10th to lift Nationals over Mets... +

NEW YORK - Daniel Murphy keeps raking against the New York Mets. Murphy homered in the 10th inning and the Nationals bullpen followed Stephen Strasburg with five scoreless innings, lifting Washington over the Mets 4-3 Saturday night after Noah Synde...

 2017-09-24 05:53 

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Top 25 Capsules... +

NASHVILLE - Damien Harris ran for a career-high 151 yards and three touchdowns, Bo Scarbrough added two TDs and top-ranked Alabama routed Vanderbilt 59-0 Saturday in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams. Alabama (4-0) now has won 19 str...

 2017-09-24 05:40 

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Gubrud throws for 549 yards, sparks EWU over Montana 48-41... +

MISSOULA, Mont. - Gage Gubrud threw for a program-record 549 yards and four touchdowns, keying a second-half comeback in Eastern Washington’s 48-41 win over Montana on Saturday night in a Big Sky Conference opener for both teams. The Eagles (2...

 2017-09-24 05:39 

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SMU runs for 314 yards, 4 TDs, beats Arkansas State 44-21... +

JONESBORO, Ark. - Ben Hicks accounted for three touchdowns, Ke’Mon Freeman had 92 of SMU’s 315 yards rushing and two touchdowns and the Mustangs beat Arkansas State 44-21 on Saturday night. Hicks had a 7-yard run to cap the scoring and t...

 2017-09-24 05:39 

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Lynn struggles in Cardinals 11-6 loss to Pirates... +

PITTSBURGH - Lance Lynn allowed eight runs in the first inning and the St. Louis Cardinals slipped up against the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-6 on Saturday night. St. Louis (81-73) entered the day 1 1/2 games behind Colorado, which plays San Diego on Satu...

 2017-09-24 05:39 

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No. 3 Oklahoma overcomes Baylor 49-41 for 14th straight win... +

WACO, Texas - Baker Mayfield threw three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score the next snap after his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty, and third-ranked Oklahoma overcame a feisty Baylor team 49-41 Saturday night to stretch the nation’s lon...

 2017-09-24 05:38 

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Late TD run, interception return spark WKUs 33-21 win... +

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. - Jakairi Moses ran for a 5-yard touchdown with 1:38 to go and Joe Brown returned an interception for a 34-yard score 25 seconds later to ensure Western Kentucky’s 33-21 victory over Ball State on Saturday night. Caleb Huntl...

 2017-09-24 05:38 

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North Carolina A&T dumps Morgan St.; best start since 93... +

BALTIMORE - Marquell Cartwright ran for 176 yards, 72 coming on a touchdown on the second play of the game, and North Carolina A&T defeated Morgan State 49-17 on Saturday night. Five minutes later, Lamar Raynard threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to...

 2017-09-24 05:38 

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Heneghan with 2 TDs, Dartmouth beats Holy Cross 27-26 in OT... +

HANOVER, N.H. - Jack Heneghan threw for two touchdowns on Saturday but it was a pair of missed extra points by the Big Green’s opponent that gave Dartmouth a 27-26 edge over Holy Cross in overtime. With Dartmouth (2-0) leading 20-14 late in th...

 2017-09-24 05:37 

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Douglas over-the-shoulder TD rallies Troy to 22-17 win... +

TROY, Ala. - Deondre Douglas made a leaping over-the-shoulder catch on a pass from Brandon Silvers and got one foot down in the front corner of the end zone as Troy rallied past Akron 22-17 Saturday night. Akron had scored two unanswered late-game t...

 2017-09-24 05:37 

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Johnsons career-best 5 TDs lead No. 15 Auburn past Missouri... +

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Kerryon Johnson rushed for a career-high five touchdowns and No. 15 Auburn ended its recent offensive struggles in a 51-14 victory over Missouri on Saturday night. Johnson, who had missed the previous two games with a hamstring injur...

 2017-09-24 05:36 

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Wassink, Western Michigan dominate FCS Wagner 49-14... +

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Jon Wassink threw a career-high three touchdown passes, Jamauri Bogan and Jarvi Franklin both ran for more than 100 yards and Western Michigan rolled to a 49-14 win over Wagner on Saturday night. Wassinik completed his first nine ...

 2017-09-24 05:36 

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Stephen F. Austin eases past Abilene Christian 20-10... +

ABILENE, Texas - Foster Sawyer and Jake Blumrick combined to throw for 223 yards to lead Stephen F. Austin to a 20-10 victory over Abilene Christian in Southland Conference action on Saturday night. Sawyer was 11-of-20 passing for 113 yards with one...

 2017-09-24 05:36 

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Crew beat Red Bulls 3-2, extend unbeaten streak to 7... +

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Federico Higuain had three assists and the Columbus Crew extended their unbeaten streak to seven games with a 3-2 win over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night. Justin Meram scored the go-ahead goal in the 54th minute with a rig...

 2017-09-24 05:35 

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Mullins scores 4 goals as United beat Earthquakes 4-0... +

WASHINGTON - Patrick Mullins scored four goals to lead D.C. United to a 4-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Mullins, who was second for United (9-17-4) with eight goals last season, came into the game without a goal this sea...

 2017-09-24 05:34 

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Middle Tennessee holds off Bowling Green for 24-13 win... +

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - John Urzua threw for 290 yards and two touchdowns, including a 64-yard scoring pass to Brad Anderson, to lead Middle Tennessee to a 24-13 win over Bowling Green on Saturday night. Urzua was 24 of 32 passing with an interception...

 2017-09-24 05:34 

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Trumps comments about anthem, Curry inflame sports stars... +

SOMERSET, N.J. - President Donald Trump denounced protests by NFL players and rescinded a White House invitation for NBA champion Stephen Curry in a two-day rant that targeted top professional athletes and brought swift condemnation from league exec...

 2017-09-24 05:33 

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Borregales kicks FIU past Rice in C-USA opener, 13-9... +

HOUSTON - Jose Borregales kicked field goals from 37- and 44-yards out to give Florida International a 13-9 win over Rice in its Conference USA opener Saturday night. Florida International had its game at Indiana last Saturday cancelled because of H...

 2017-09-24 05:33 

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Falk leads No. 18 Washington State over Nevada 45-7... +

PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State quarterback Luke Falk said the Air Raid offence is a sight to behold when it’s clicking. It was clicking on Saturday against Nevada. Falk threw for 478 yards and five touchdowns, and No. 18 Washington State be...

 2017-09-24 05:33 

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Wells accounts for 5 TDs, Jacksonville holds off Marist... +

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Rylan Wells scored three rushing touchdowns and threw for two more scores to help Jacksonville hold off Marist for a 44-37 win Saturday in the Pioneer League opener for both teams. Wells was 10-of-14 passing for 154 yards and ad...

 2017-09-24 05:32 

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Presbyterian rallies to beat Cumberland 27-20 on Davis TD... +

CLINTON, S.C. - DaShawn Davis scored the go-ahead touchdown on a 49-yard run and Presbyterian College rallied to beat NAIA Cumberland 27-20 on Saturday, winning back-to-back games for the first time since 2014. Brett Norton tied it at 20 with a care...

 2017-09-24 05:32 

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Johnson, Camargo spark Braves 8th-inning rally... +

ATLANTA - Pinch-hitter Johan Camargo doubled in two runs in the three-run eighth inning, Rio Ruiz homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-2 on Saturday night. The Braves wiped out a 2-1 deficit against reliever Luis Garcia (2...

 2017-09-24 05:24 

Globe and Mail

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on health bill... +

President tweets anger Saturday at John McCain, who on Friday announced he would not vote for the proposal...

 2017-09-24 05:10 

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Graveyard plaque of Wild West figure was buried, not stolen... +

PRESCOTT, Ariz. - It turns out the graveyard plaque of the common-law wife of legendary gunfighter John Henry “Doc” Holiday was just six inches under, not stolen from a cemetery. The plaque at the Arizona Pioneers’ Home Cemetery in...

 2017-09-24 05:09 

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Andersons 3 TDs lead No. 16 TCU past No. 6 Oklahoma St.... +

STILLWATER, Okla. - Darius Anderson ran for a career-high 160 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 16 TCU upset No. 6 Oklahoma State 44-31 on Saturday to stamp the Horned Frogs as a Big 12 contender. Kenny Hill passed for 228 yards for the Horned Fro...

 2017-09-24 05:08 

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Canadian Kaetlyn Osmond wins womens singles at Autumn Classic International... +

Kaetlyn Osmond landed seven triple jumps for the first time in her career on Saturday to win gold in women’s singles at the 2017 Autumn Classic International figure skating competition. The Marystown, N.L., native came within less than a point of he...

 2017-09-24 05:08 

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Yordy Reyna scores again as Whitecaps down Rapids to stretch lead atop MLS West... +

VANCOUVER - Yordy Reyna scored the winner and set up another as the Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night. Fredy Montero also had a goal and an assist for Vancouver (14-9-6), which moved four points clear atop Major ...

 2017-09-24 05:08 

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Jesse Puljujarvi scores twice, Oilers down Jets in pre-season play... +

EDMONTON - Jesse Puljujarvi needs to make an impact if he wants to help his chances to stay up with the Edmonton Oilers. He did just that on Saturday. Puljujarvi had two goals and an assist and Brad Malone also scored twice as the Oilers remained pe...

 2017-09-24 05:07 

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OHL Roundup: Serron Noel scores hat trick as Generals get past Greyhounds... +

SAULT STE. MARIE, Ont. - Serron Noel scored a hat trick as the Oshawa Generals sunk the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds 7-4 on Saturday night in Ontario Hockey League action. Kenny Huether had a pair of goals, including the winner on a power play in the...

 2017-09-24 05:07 

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Zeron drives Lost In Time to victory in $816,000 Metro Pace final... +

CAMPBELLVILLE, Ont. - Patience helped earn Scott Zeron a second $816,000 Metro Pace final win Saturday night. Zeron, of Oakville, Ont., kept Lost In Time second for most of the race before passing Stay Hungry in deep stretch, then holding off a dete...

 2017-09-24 05:06 

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USports Roundup: Lions top Varsity Blues for first win of season... +

TORONTO - Brett Hunchak threw three touchdown passes, including two to Adam Adeboboye, as the York Lions earned their first win of the U Sports football season by thrashing the Toronto Varsity Blues 41-16 on Saturday. Hunchak completed 19 of his 27 ...

 2017-09-24 05:06 

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QMJHL Roundup: Nicolas Guay scores SO winner as Voltigeurs top Foreurs... +

VAL-D’OR, Que. - Nicolas Guay scored the winning goal in the shootout as the Drummondville Voltigeurs topped the Val-d’Or Foreurs 6-5 on Saturday night in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Nicolas Beaudin struck twice in regulati...

 2017-09-24 05:06 

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Logan Brown scores twice, Senators beat Canadiens 5-1 in pre-season play... +

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators will have some tough decisions going forward on what to do with some of their younger players. Two of them didn’t make things easier Saturday night. Logan Brown had two goals and an assist and Alex Formenton chippe...

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