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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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    ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Ben Paulsen homered, sending Jorge De La Rosa and the Colorado Rockies to a 6-2 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday night. Arenado connected for a…

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  • Suzuki’s RBI single in 9th lifts Twins past Mariners, 3-2

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kurt Suzuki hit the winning RBI single with two outs in the ninth inning after two wild pitches by Seattle closer Carson Smith let Minnesota tie the score, and the Twins beat…

  • Cabrera, Ramirez homer as White Sox beat Yankees 8-2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Melky Cabrera and Alexei Ramirez homered and John Danks struck out eight as the Chicago White Sox beat the New York Yankees 8-2 on Saturday night. Danks (6-8) held the Yankees to…

  • Duda helps make Cespedes a winner in Mets debut

    NEW YORK (AP) — Lucas Duda homered twice and hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning after newcomer Yoenis Cespedes was walked intentionally, leading the New York Mets to a come-from-behind 3-2 victory over…

  • Dynamo-Sporting Kansas City, Sums

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  • Major League Soccer

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  • Ryan Blaney wins NASCAR Xfinity race in Iowa

    NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — Ryan Blaney survived a flurry of late cautions to win the NASCAR Xfinity race Saturday night at Iowa Speedway for his first victory of the season. Blaney erased the sting of…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Evansville 44 21 .677 — Southern Illinois 42 23 .646 2 Traverse City 37 26 .587 6 Florence 30 34 .469 13½ Frontier 29 34 .460 14 Washington 28…

  • Moore keys Minnesota Lynx win over Tulsa Shock 86-80

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Maya Moore scored 16 of her 20 points in the fourth quarter and Sylvia Fowles added 19 points to lead the Minnesota Lynx to an 86-80 win over Tulsa on Saturday…

  • Rizzo homers in 4th straight game, Cubs beat Brewers 4-2

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kyle Hendricks scattered four hits and Anthony Rizzo continued his homer binge to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 4-2 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Rizzo made it four…

  • Conger, Correa both hit 2 homers as Astros down DBacks 9-2

    HOUSTON (AP) — Hank Conger hit two homers, including his first career grand slam, and rookie Carlos Correa also homered twice to help the Houston Astros to a 9-2 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on…

  • Frontier League

    East Division W L Pct. GB Evansville 43 21 .672 — Southern Illinois 42 22 .656 1 Traverse City 37 26 .587 5½ Florence 30 34 .469 13 Frontier 29 34 .460 13½ Washington 28…