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Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach

By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait...full story
updated 2014-07-28 05:01 PM
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Byron Scott says he will be LA Lakers' new coach
By GREG BEACHAM
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Los Angeles Lakers have waited nearly three months to hire a new coach, and they're apparently making Byron Scott wait....Fullstory

2014-07-28 05:01 PM

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Associated Press

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By BEN WALKER
Associated Press

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Sunday's Major League Linescores
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-28 12:22 PM

American League Leaders
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-28 11:22 AM

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Associated Press

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By RICK EYMER
Associated Press

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2014-07-28 10:01 AM

WNBA Capsules

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ivory Latta scored 21 points and Kara Lawson added 14 as the surging Washington Mystics moved into second place in the Eastern....Fullstory

2014-07-28 09:01 AM

Coutts tells Kiwis to skip America's Cup meeting
By BERNIE WILSON
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- After a week of bruising publicity, four teams expected to challenge for the America's Cup will meet with representatives of defending....Fullstory

2014-07-28 09:01 AM

Carter back in black for Rugby Championships

Associated Press

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) -- Star flyhalf Dan Carter has been returned to the All Blacks squad for this season's Rugby Championships against Australia, South....Fullstory

2014-07-28 09:01 AM

Pietersen to play in Big Bash Twenty20 League

Associated Press

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) -- Former England batsman Kevin Pietersen has signed to play for the Melbourne Stars in Australian cricket's Big Bash Twenty20 League next....Fullstory

2014-07-28 05:01 PM

South Africa 55-2 at lunch on rain-hit day 5

Associated Press

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera managed to claim a valuable wicket in the 30 minutes of play possible on the fifth....Fullstory

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Associated Press

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2014-07-28 01:22 PM

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By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Washington 57 45 .559 -- Atlanta 57 48 .543 1? Miami 51 53 .490 7 New York 50 55 .476 8? Philadelphia 46 59 .438 12? Central Division W L Pct GB Milwaukee 59 47 .557 -- St. Louis 56 48 .538 2 Pittsburgh 55 49 .529 3 Cincinnati 52 52 .500 6 Chicago 42 61 .408 15? West Division W L Pct GB Los Angeles 59 47 .557 -- San Francisco 57 48 .543 1? San Diego 46 58 .442 12 Arizona 45 60 .429 13? Colorado 43 61 .413 15 ___ Saturday's Games St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 3 Cincinnati 1, Washington 0 Arizona 10, Philadelphia 6, 10....Fullstory

2014-07-28 12:01 PM

American League Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 58 46 .558 -- Toronto 56 50 .528 3 New York 54 50 .519 4 Tampa Bay 51 54 .486 7? Boston 48 57 .457 10? Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 57 45 .559 -- Kansas City 53 51 .510 5 Cleveland 52 53 .495 6? Chicago 51 55 .481 8 Minnesota 47 57 .452 11 West Division W L Pct GB Oakland 65 39 .625 -- Los Angeles 63 41 .606 2 Seattle 54 51 .514 11? Houston 42 63 .400 23? Texas 41 64 .390 24? ___ Saturday's Games Toronto 6, N.Y. Yankees 4 Seattle 4, Baltimore 3 Tampa Bay 3, Boston 0 Chicago White Sox....Fullstory

2014-07-28 11:22 AM

Major League Soccer Standings
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-28 10:42 AM

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Associated Press

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AL Capsules

Associated Press

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Associated Press

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By Associated Press
Associated Press

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2014-07-28 09:01 AM

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