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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Nationals matched a team record with eight home runs — including two by Juan Soto — in a 16-8 rout of the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday as Washington took two of three from a fellow contender in the NL playoff race.

Matt Adams and Victor

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TORONTO (AP) — After watching his team use seven pitchers Saturday, Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi wanted to give the bullpen a break.

His first big league shutout fit the bill perfectly.

Kikuchi needed just 96 pitches to complete a two-hitter

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former NFL running back Cedric Benson, one of the most prolific rushers in NCAA and University of Texas history, has died in a motorcycle accident in Texas. He was 36.

Benson's attorney, Sam Bassett, said Austin law enforcement told him

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ATLANTA (AP) — With All-Star outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. banished for his lack of hustle, Rafael Ortega stepped up with a sixth-inning grand slam to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 5-3 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday.

Acuña was pulled before the

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BERLIN (AP) — Life in the Bundesliga began in silence for Union Berlin with a 15-minute protest by the club's fans against opponents Leipzig.

A minute after Union fans finally unleashed their support on Sunday, it was the visiting supporters making all the

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MASON, Ohio (AP) — Madison Keys rallied late in both sets and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 7-6 (5) for her first Cincinnati championship Sunday, sending her into the U.S. Open on a one-week upswing.

By winning her first hardcourt final since the 2017 U.S.

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Frank Lampard climbed the steps in the tunnel and emerged to rapturous applause from Chelsea fans, a flame display and a giant banner at one end of Stamford Bridge that read "Welcome Home Super Frank."

"The stuff of dreams," Lampard described his homecoming

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The suicide bomber stood in the middle of the dancing, clapping crowd as hundreds of Afghan children and adults celebrated a wedding in a joyous release from Kabul's strain of war. Then, in a flash, he detonated his explosives-filled vest, killing

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong streets were turned into rivers of umbrellas on Sunday as hundreds of thousands of people marched through heavy rain down a major road in the Chinese territory, where massive pro-democracy demonstrations have become a regular weekend activity.

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ROME (AP) — Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark.

"We have been

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