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  • Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off
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    Trump tells NBA star Curry that White House visit is off

    SOMERSET, N.J. (AP) President Donald Trump says if a basketball player doesn't want to visit the White House to celebrate an NBA title, then don't bother showing up.

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  • Kings sweep Canucks in China
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    Kings sweep Canucks in China

    BEIJING (AP) The Los Angeles Kings beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-3 in penalties to win both of the NHL's first preseason games in China.

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  • Dodgers claim 5th straight NL West title
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    Dodgers claim 5th straight NL West title

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their fifth straight NL West title, beating the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on Friday night as Cody Bellinger set an NL rookie record with his 39th home run.

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  • Cruz's HR hands Indians 2nd loss in 29
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    Cruz's HR hands Indians 2nd loss in 29

    (TSX / STATS) -- SEATTLE -- Nelson Cruz hit a two-run walk-off homer in the ninth inning, and the Seattle Mariners defeated Cleveland 3-1 to dampen the Indians' historic run of victories.

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  • Trump: Kneeling players should be fired
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    Trump: Kneeling players should be fired

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) President Donald Trump says National Football League owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he's encouraging spectators to walk out in protest.

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  • White Sox push Royals back in WC chase
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    White Sox push Royals back in WC chase

    (TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- Even after he slipped, Avisail Garcia realized that if he made the throw he needed, he still had a chance.

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  • Cubs edge Brewers, lead NL Central by 5
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    Cubs edge Brewers, lead NL Central by 5

    (TSX / STATS) -- MILWAUKEE -- Tommy LaStella drew a bases-loaded walk in the 10th and Carl Edwards Jr. pitched two scoreless frames as the Chicago Cubs rallied in extra innings for the second straight night on Friday and beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 at Miller Park.

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  • Bellinger sets NL rookie HR record
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    Bellinger sets NL rookie HR record

    LOS ANGELES (AP) Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger has broken the National League rookie record with his 39th home run of the season.

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  • Man gains entry to Yankees clubhouse after game in Toronto

    Man gains entry to Yankees clubhouse after game in Toronto

    TORONTO (AP) A man was detained by stadium security after gaining entry to the New York Yankees clubhouse after Friday's game at Rogers Centre.

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  • Angels fall to Astros, lose ground in WC
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    Angels fall to Astros, lose ground in WC

    (TSX / STATS) -- HOUSTON -- Los Angeles Angels right-hander Garrett Richards was so overwhelmingly dominant on Friday night that the best course of action for the Houston Astros was to patiently wait for Richards to hit his predetermined pitch count and then take their hacks against the Angels' vulnerable bullpen.

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