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A day in the life of a D.C. athlete

What is it like to live like a professional athlete in Washington? We spent a day with D.C. United star Chris Pontius to find out.

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  • Walker, Cruz lead Mariners to 6-1 win over Twins

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A tough season forced the Seattle Mariners to become sellers at the trade deadline. Taijuan Walker then showed why the future looks promising. Walker pitched a one-hitter for his first career complete…

  • Carpenter homers again as Cardinals beat Rockies 7-0

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered for the third time in two games, Michael Wacha pitched seven crisp innings and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Colorado Rockies 7-0 on Friday night. Jhonny Peralta…

  • Rays could have used Jepsen in 7-5 loss to Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — On the day reliever Kevin Jepsen was traded to Minnesota for a pair of prospects, the Tampa Bay Rays’ middle relief faltered. Jake McGee, one of several pitchers picked by manager Kevin…

  • Obey wins California Thoroughbred Breeders’ at Del Mar

    DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Obey beat long-shot Later My Love by three-quarters of a length Friday at Del Mar in the $100,000 California Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Stakes for 2-year-old California-bred fillies. Ridden by Tiago…

  • Arizona League

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Brewers 4 0 1.000 — Dodgers 3 1 .750 1 Reds 2 2 .500 2 x-White Sox 1 3 .250 3 Indians 1 3 .250 3 East Division W…

  • Reds can’t break through in 9th, lose to Pirates 5-4

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Starling Marte threw out Brandon Phillips at the plate for the second out in the ninth. Then he made a diving catch to end it. Marte helped the Pirates’ retooled bullpen hold…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 54 47 .535 — New York 53 50 .515 2 Atlanta 46 57 .447 9 Miami 42 61 .408 13 Philadelphia 40 64 .385 15½ Central Division W…

  • Cubs 4, Brewers 1

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  • Cubs 4, Brewers 1

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  • Cubs 4, Brewers 1

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  • Cubs 4, Brewers 1

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  • Napoli home run helps Red Sox beat Rays 7-5

    BOSTON (AP) — No wonder Mike Napoli wanted to stay with the Red Sox: That home run he hit off the top of the Green Monster would not have been out of any ballpark but…

  • Fan favorite Flores homers in 12th, Mets beat Nationals 2-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — New fan favorite Wilmer Flores hit a leadoff homer in the 12th inning to give the New York Mets a 2-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night in the…

  • American Association

    Central Division W L Pct. GB Sioux City 46 18 .719 — Kansas City 34 26 .567 10 Gary 29 35 .453 17 Lincoln 24 40 .375 22 North Division W L Pct. GB St.…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 54 47 .535 — New York 53 50 .515 2 Atlanta 46 57 .447 9 Miami 42 61 .408 13 Philadelphia 40 64 .385 15½ Central Division W…