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Devers has 3-run homer for Red Sox in 9-5 win over White Sox

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:54
Rafael Devers hit a three-run homer and Rick Porcello ended a four-game losing streak with his first win since June as the Boston Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 9-5 on Thursday night.
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ILLINI TRAINING CAMP: Cam Thomas shines on day four

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 22:46
CHAMPAIGN -- Freshman quarterback Cam Thomas showed off an ability to make game breaking plays during 11-on-11 drills at Illinois training camp Thursday. From a 15 yard scramble down the sideline, to a deep touchdown pass to Sam Mays, Thomas' dual-threat ability was on full display.  
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Goldschmidt's third homer of game lifts D'backs over Cubs

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 21:21
Paul Goldschmidt snapped a tie in the ninth inning with his third long homer of the game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks pulled out a rain-delayed 10-8 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Thursday.
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Lincoln's Kevin Seitzer had magical night against Red Sox

WAND Sports - Thu, 08/03/2017 - 00:26
The year was 1987, and a Lincoln Railer by the name of Kevin Seitzer was dialed in at the plate. The Kansas City Royal had an August night to remember, slamming two home runs, three singles and a double against the Red Sox in a magical six-for-six outing. Thanks to the Eastern Illinois product's 7 runs batted in, the Royals would knock off the Red Sox 13-5. The 1987 season was one of two All-Star years for Seitzer. That year he tied with Kirby Puckett for the American League lead w...
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Real Madrid edges MLS All-Stars on penalties, 4-2

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 23:59
If Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane makes his team write essays about they spent their summer vacation, at least the ending will be a happy one.
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Godley dominates over 6 innings, Diamondbacks beat Cubs 3-0

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 23:05
Zack Godley pitched three-hit ball over six scoreless innings, Jake Lamb drove in all the runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the surging Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Wednesday night.
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Garza leaves MLS All-Star game with separated shoulder

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 22:05
Atlanta United defender Greg Garza suffered a separated right shoulder less than 2 minutes into the MLS All-Star Game.
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MLS and Adidas extends equipment deal to 2024

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 20:12
Major League Soccer and Adidas announced a six-year extension to their sponsorship that will have the equipment maker supplying the league through 2024.
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Happ strikes out 10, Blue Jays top White Sox 5-1

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 17:50
J.A. Happ had a season-high 10 strikeouts in seven innings, matching his longest start of the season, as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1 on Wednesday.
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80-year-old umpire finds fountain of youth alongside young athletes

WAND Sports - Wed, 08/02/2017 - 01:10
MOWEAQUA -- On this humid summer night in July, Cliff Dobbs is on first base. The veteran umpire has already called balls and strikes in another one of the Tri-County area all-star games, and yet despite the long hours and summer heat he isn't fatigued. Oh, by the way the Sullivan resident is 80 years old and also still referees football and basketball. Click the video above to hear what Dobbs' secret to youth is, plus highlights from the eighth grade all-star game featuring plays ...
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Lester homers as Cubs pound Diamondbacks 16-4

WAND Sports - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 23:55
Jon Lester hit his first major league homer and struck out nine to reach 2,000 for his career, helping the Chicago Cubs pound the Arizona Diamondbacks 16-4 on Tuesday night.
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Smoak, Donaldson homer as Blue Jays beat White Sox 8-4

WAND Sports - Tue, 08/01/2017 - 23:47
Justin Smoak hit his 31st homer, Josh Donaldson homered and drove in three runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Chicago White Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night.
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