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  • WWE Network hits 700K subscriber mark in 5 months

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    WWE is set to make its deep vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe. WWE has hit 700,000 subscribers since the company home to Hulk Hogan, Brock Lesnar and John Cena launched the WWE Network in February, an increase of just 33,000 since the...

  • NBA ref Violet Palmer to marry longtime partner

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    Violet Palmer made her biggest call yet: The NBA referee will marry her partner of 20 years on Friday. In an interview with The Associated Press, Palmer says she came out to her fellow NBA referees in 2007. She has not tried to keep her sexuality a secret from the league since that...

  • Amputee jumper won't contest team exclusion

    Updated: Thu, Jul 31, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German amputee long jumper will not contest the decision by his national federation to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships. Paralympic champion Markus Rehm, however, said Thursday he would use all means at his disposal to prove that his...

  • Dodgers beat Braves 3-2 for 5th straight win

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp has suddenly found his power, and it's helping keep the Los Angeles Dodgers atop the NL West. Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning after homering in consecutive games for the first time in over a year and the Dodgers beat the...

  • Matheny: Cardinals suffer 'ugliest loss' of year

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — At least the St. Louis Cardinals didn't get shut out. Little else went right for the Cardinals on Wednesday night. Rookie Jesse Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to lead...

  • Braves lose to Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alex Wood gave up just one run, Justin Upton tied the game in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves still lost their second straight. Matt Kemp singled in the winning run in the bottom of the 10th, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 3-2 victory on Wednesday night....

  • Gyorko, Venable back Hahn in Padres' 12-1 laugher

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie Jesse Hahn gave himself a nice present on his 25th birthday and his teammates gave him far more run support than he needed. Hahn held St. Louis to one run and four hits in seven innings and Jedd Gyorko and Will Venable each homered and drove in four runs to...

  • Chargers WR Brown sits again with sore calf

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Chargers wide receiver Vincent Brown missed another practice on Wednesday because of a sore calf. Brown is hoping for a rebound season, but he hasn't taken a rep since straining his left calf on Friday, the Chargers' second day of camp. "I'm just letting it rest and...

  • Cubs C Baker enjoys spotlight after first win

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CHICAGO (AP) — John Baker's No. 12 was still in the pitcher's column on Wrigley Field's hand-operated scoreboard when the journeyman catcher returned to the ballpark on Wednesday. It was almost too good to be true, so Baker used his cellphone to grab a picture of the unlikely scene....

  • Jeter's farewell to Texas a 3-2 Yankees loss

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Derek Jeter got more farewell gifts, and Brett Gardner hit another leadoff home run for the New York Yankees. The struggling Texas Rangers won the game — and the series. After Jeter got a surprise visit from former President George W. Bush in a pregame...

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