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FILE - In this May 5, 2012 file photo, Michele Scarponi of Italy wears the 2011 edition winner's pink jersey during the first stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, a 5.4-mile individual time trial, in Herning, Denmark. Scarponi died Saturday, April 22, 2017 after being hit by a van during training in Filottrano, central Italy. (AP Photo/Daniele Badolato, file)
April 22, 2017 - 5:57 am
ANCONA, Italy (AP) — Michele Scarponi, who won the Giro d'Italia in 2011, died after being hit by a van while training on Saturday. He was 37. Scarponi was training near his home of Filottrano, near Ancona, when he was hit by a van at a crossroad. He leaves behind a wife and twin sons. According to...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2012 file photo, Michele Scarponi of Italy wears the 2011 edition winner's pink jersey during the first stage of the Giro d'Italia cycling race, a 5.4-mile individual time trial, in Herning, Denmark. Scarponi died Saturday, April 22, 2017 after being hit by a van during training in Filottrano, central Italy. (AP Photo/Daniele Badolato, file)
April 22, 2017 - 5:28 am
ANCONA, Italy (AP) — Michele Scarponi, who won the Giro d'Italia in 2011, has died after being hit by a van while training. He was 37. Scarponi was training near his home of Filottrano, near Ancona, on Saturday morning when the Astana cyclist was hit by a van at a crossroad. Team Astana says: "We...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates his three-run home run in the dugout during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 22, 2017 - 4:47 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Even in a wild, 13-inning victory early Saturday morning, the Toronto Blue Jays looked like a team struggling to get it together. Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, but Joe Biagini had to escape a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning to preserve...
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April 22, 2017 - 4:46 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Already off to the worst start in baseball, the Toronto Blue Jays were forced to push through even more bad feelings before reaching the win column early Saturday morning. Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates his three-run home run in the dugout during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 22, 2017 - 4:06 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7 early Saturday morning. The Angels rallied after two Toronto errors in the 13th. Kole Calhoun...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Jose Bautista celebrates his three-run home run in the dugout during the 13th inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Saturday, April 22, 2017, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 22, 2017 - 3:54 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer in the 13th inning, Joe Biagini escaped a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-7 early Saturday morning. The Angels rallied after two Toronto errors in the 13th. Kole Calhoun...
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Los Angeles Clippers guard JJ Redick, right, guards Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward during the first half in Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Friday, April 21, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
April 22, 2017 - 2:14 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers sounded in awe of his point guard after watching Chris Paul beat the Utah Jazz with a fantastic fourth-quarter performance. Paul scored a season-high 34 points and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied for a 111-106 victory Friday night to take...
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New York Mets left fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) fails to catch a ball hit by Philadelphia Phillies' Michael Saunders for an RBI single during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
April 22, 2017 - 2:10 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ METS NEED TO MEND The ailing Mets continue a series against NL East rival Washington while dealing with a wave of injuries. Jacob deGrom was scratched from his scheduled start Friday night, and first baseman Lucas Duda and infielder Wilmer...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' A.J. Pollock (11) celebrates his home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers with Chris Owings (16) during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 22, 2017 - 1:27 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Chris Taylor's pinch-hit home run had put the Dodgers up 5-4 in the...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Chris Owings connects for a run-scoring single against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, April 21, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 22, 2017 - 1:19 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt, Yasmany Tomas and Chris Iannetta each drove in two runs in a nine-run eighth inning and the Arizona Diamondbacks turned a close game into a 13-5 rout of the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night. Chris Taylor's pinch-hit home run had put the Dodgers up 5-4 in the...
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