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KWBG Sports for August 27th

Posted on 27 August 2014 by KWBG

UNDATED (AP) — The Detroit Tigers stayed within 1 ½ games of AL Central-leading Kansas City while dropping the New York Yankees seven games behind the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles. Rick Porcello picked up his career-high 15th win by allowing two runs and nine hits in eight innings of the Tigers’ 5-2 downing of New […]

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KWBG Sports for August 26th

Posted on 26 August 2014 by KWBG

NEW YORK (AP) — Top seed Novak Djokovic (JOH’-koh-vihch), third seed Stan Wawrinka and No. 8 Andy Murray were among yesterday’s first-round winners at the U.S. Open. Winners on the women’s side include second seed Simona Halep (HAH’-lehp), fourth seed Agnieszka Radwanska (ahg-nee-ESH’-kuh rahd-VAHN’-skuh), fifth seed Maria Sharapova, No. 6 Angelique Kerber and No. 9 […]

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KWBG Sports for August 25th

Posted on 25 August 2014 by KWBG

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are back on top in the American League West after their 9-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics last night. Josh Hamilton hit his 10th homer, a two-run shot off loser Scott Kazmir, in the third inning and Mike Trout hit his 29th of the season off reliever […]

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KWBG Sports for August 22nd

Posted on 22 August 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals try for a team-record 11 straight wins tonight when they host San Francisco. Yesterday, the Nats blanked Arizona 1-0 as Denard (deh-NARD’) Span scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the ninth for the Nationals’ fifth walkoff victory in their last six games during the streak. UNDATED […]

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KWBG Sports for August 21st

Posted on 21 August 2014 by KWBG

CHICAGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have won their protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. MLB says this is the first such successful protest since 1986. As a result, the game will resume this afternoon at Wrigley Field […]

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KWBG Sports for August 20th

Posted on 20 August 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg went a season-high eight innings, allowing three hits as the Washington Nationals won their eighth in a row, 8-1. Ian Desmond drove in four runs. The Nationals have outscored teams 42-21 during their eight-game streak. PITTSBURGH (AP)— Atlanta won its fifth in a row, but remained six games back of […]

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KWBG Sports for August 19th

Posted on 19 August 2014 by KWBG

WASHINGTON (AP) — Browns head coach Mike Pettine (PEH’-tihn) had hoped to name his regular-season starting quarterback today, but that was before Brian Hoyer and Johnny Manziel (man-ZEHL’) failed to impress during Cleveland’s 24-23 loss to Washington last night. Hoyer was just 2 for 6 for 16 yards in five series, and Manziel completed just […]

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ISU FBall: Sam Richardson named starting QB for season-opener

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head football coach Paul Rhoads has a starting quarterback for the season-opener against North Dakota State (Aug. 30). His name is Sam Richardson. Rhoads announced the decision to the media after this morning’s practice. Richardson, a junior from Winter Park, Fla., was ISU’s starting quarterback in the first eight games […]

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KWBG Sports for August 18th

Posted on 18 August 2014 by KWBG

BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Pole sitter Jeff Gordon finished first in the Michigan 400 Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon finished in front of Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano for his third win of the year, and his first at Michigan since 2001. Tony Stewart skipped the event, in the wake of the […]

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KWBG Sports for August 7th

Posted on 07 August 2014 by KWBG

TORONTO (AP) — Drew Hutchison came within one out of a complete-game one-hitter, Jose Bautista homered and drove in three runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 to end a four-game losing streak. Hutchison and Casey Janssen combined on the one-hitter as the Blue Jays closed within four games of the […]

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