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NORMAN, Okla. | Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

NORMAN, Okla.— Newly minted Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray is apologizing for anti-gay tweets posted to his Twitter account several years ago, when he was 14 and 15. The Oklahoma quarterback tweeted : “I apologize for the tweets that have come to light tonight from when I was 14 and 15. I used a poor … Continue reading NORMAN, Okla. | Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray apologizes for anti-gay tweets

OAKLAND, Calif. | Athletics identify location for modern new ballpark

OAKLAND, Calif.— The Oakland Athletics have found a location for their modern new ballpark, announcing plans to build near Jack London Square along the water. Team President Dave Kaval had hoped to finalize a site by the end of the year, and the A’s made the announcement Wednesday they had settled on the Howard Terminal … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Athletics identify location for modern new ballpark

SAN FRANCISCO | Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

SAN FRANCISCO— San Francisco’s beloved Batkid is cancer-free and thriving. On the five-year anniversary of the day that then-5-year-old Miles Scott captured the hearts of millions by saving the day in San Francisco as “Batkid” — his Make-A-Wish Foundation dream accomplished at last — the fifth-grader is healthy and active. The Bay Area chapter of … Continue reading SAN FRANCISCO | Batkid Miles Scott is healthy and thriving now cancer-free

NEW YORK | Severino to start wild-card game for Yankees again

NEW YORK — Luis Severino will start the AL wild-card game for the New York Yankees against the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night, a chance to make up for his awful outing in the winner-take-all matchup against Minnesota last year. “I think he’s equipped in so many ways to handle this, and perhaps most importantly, … Continue reading NEW YORK | Severino to start wild-card game for Yankees again

The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

The Latest on the Major League Baseball‘s final day heading into the postseason (all times Eastern): 7:15 p.m. Ichiro Suzuki will go to spring training next season with the Seattle Mariners as a player. Seattle general manager Jerry Dipoto says Suzuki will be in spring training with the Mariners in 2019 and hinted the veteran … Continue reading The Latest: Suzuki will be with Mariners in spring as player

ANAHEIM, Calif. | A’s head to AL wild-card game off 5-4 loss to Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif.— The Oakland Athletics are headed to the AL wild-card game off a late-inning loss that did nothing to shake their confidence. Taylor Ward hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the ninth to help the Angels rally past the A’s 5-4 on Sunday in Mike Scioscia‘s finale after 19 seasons as Los Angeles manager. … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | A’s head to AL wild-card game off 5-4 loss to Angels

BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

BOSTON— The New York Yankees clinched home-field advantage for the AL wild-card game on Friday night, hitting four homers to tie the major league single-season record and beat the Boston Red Sox 11-6. Reigning Rookie of the Year Aaron Judge hit his first homer since coming off the disabled list Sept. 14, and Gary Sanchez, … Continue reading BOSTON | Yankees tie HR mark, beat Red Sox 11-6, home for wild card

OAKLAND, Calif. | Marcus Semien has 5 RBIs, A’s pound Angels 21-3

OAKLAND, Calif. — With a postseason berth within their sights, the Oakland Athletics are leaving nothing to chance. Marcus Semien had three hits and a career-high five RBIs, Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in four runs and the Oakland Athletics hammered the Los Angeles Angels 21-3 on Thursday. The Athletics reduced their magic number for … Continue reading OAKLAND, Calif. | Marcus Semien has 5 RBIs, A’s pound Angels 21-3