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Boxscore: Mellizos 9, Rockies 3

July 12, 2014 08:47 PM EST | AP


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Scolari: confederation to decide his future

July 12, 2014 08:47 PM EST | AP


BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Luiz Felipe Scolari declined to make a decision on his future Saturday, saying it will be up to the Brazilian football confederation to decide whether he will continue as Brazil's coach after the World Cup.

Following Brazil's 3-0 loss to the Netherlands in the third-place match, Scolari said he will let the confederation analyze his performance and decide whether he should remain as coach despite failing to succeed at the home tournament.

Dejected Brazilians watch another World Cup loss

July 12, 2014 08:35 PM EST | AP


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilians already downhearted at missing out on reaching the World Cup final watched in dismay Saturday as their national team lost to the Netherlands 3-0 in the third-place match.

Across the nation, fans hoping for some measure of redemption were crushed as Brazil failed to score and said their only solace was that the country managed to put on a good World Cup show for the world.

Media: North Korea again test-fires missiles

July 12, 2014 08:29 PM EST | AP


SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean and Japanese media say North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into the sea off its east coast in its latest test-firing.

Impoverished North Korea has staged a series of recent missile and rocket test-firings seen by analysts as expressions of anger over its failure to win talks meant to provide outside aid, and over South Korean and U.S. military drills.

Orioles get only 5 hits in 3-0 loss to Yankees

July 12, 2014 08:29 PM EST | AP


BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles couldn't blame the early-evening shadows at Camden Yards for their hitting woes, nor could they cite their unfamiliarity with the opposing pitcher.

After getting handcuffed by a rookie making his second big league start, the Orioles had no excuses following their 3-0 defeat to the New York Yankees on Saturday.

Bravos vencen a Cachorros; Johnson pega 2 jonrones

July 12, 2014 08:20 PM EST | AP


CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Johnson bateó dos jonrones y el pitcher Mike Minor pegó el segundo cuadrangular de su carrera para ayudar a los Bravos a derrotar el sábado 11-6 a los Cachorros de Chicago, el segundo triunfo de Atlanta en siete partidos.

Johnson y Justin Upton remolcaron cuatro anotaciones cada uno para los Bravos. Johnson y Minor conectaron cuadrangulares y Upton pegó un doble de tres carreras en una ofensiva en la que Atlanta pisó seis veces el plato en el cuarto inning, lo que puso la pizarra 9-3.

Scolari: confederation to decide his future

July 12, 2014 08:12 PM EST | AP


BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Luiz Felipe Scolari says it will be up to the Brazilian football confederation to decide whether he will continue as Brazil's coach after the World Cup.

Following Brazil's 3-0 loss to the Netherlands on Saturday, Scolari said he will let the confederation analyze his performance and decide whether he should remain as coach despite failing to succeed at the home tournament.

Boxscore: Bravos 11, Cachorros 6

July 12, 2014 08:02 PM EST | AP


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AP Source: LeBron James signs 2-year contract

July 12, 2014 07:56 PM EST | AP


CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cleveland Cavaliers that provides flexibility for the NBA's biggest star with the league's maximum salary expected to rise in the future.

A person familiar with the negotiations said Saturday that James' contract includes an option for the four-time league MVP to become a free agent next summer. However, it is strictly "a business deal," according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the team has not commented about the agreement.

LeBron: World Cup final 'bigger' than NBA finals

July 12, 2014 07:56 PM EST | AP


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James sized up the World Cup final and said it trumps the NBA finals.

"This is the highest you can get," James said Saturday, a day after announcing he was returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. "This is bigger than the NBA finals in the sense that it's the world and you have so many countries here."

Fight Schedule

July 12, 2014 07:51 PM EST | AP


At MGM Grand, Las Vegas (SHO), Erislandy Lara vs. Canelo Alvarez, 12, junior middleweights; Abner Mares vs. Jonathan Oquendo, 10, featherweights; Johan Perez vs. Mauricio Herrera, 12, for Perez's interim WBA World junior welterweight world championship; Juan Manuel Lopez vs. Francisco Vargas, 10, for the WBO international super featherweight title; Tomoki Kameda vs. Pungluang Sor Singyu, 12, for Kamdea's WBO bantamweight title.

At Hyogo, Japan, Zolani Tete vs. Teiru Kinoshita, 12, for the vacant IBF super flyweight title.

'South Park' catalog finds a new home on Hulu

July 12, 2014 07:45 PM EST | AP


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Hulu is now the exclusive streaming home for the full run of Comedy Central's bad-boy animated series, "South Park" — all 244-and-counting episodes.

New episodes will continue to also appear on Comedy Central's website as well as the website of South Park Studios.

Aruba: Premier y legisladores en huelga de hambre

July 12, 2014 07:44 PM EST | AP


ORANJESTAD, Aruba (AP) — El primer ministro y varios legisladores de Aruba se declararon en huelga de hambre en protesta por lo que dicen es la intromisión del gobierno holandés en los asuntos financieros locales.

El grupo se reunió el viernes frente a la oficina del gobernador en la capital, Oranjestad, donde pasaron la noche supervisados por paramédicos.

World Cup Champions

July 12, 2014 07:43 PM EST | AP


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Hill batea jonrón y doble en triunfo de Arizona

July 12, 2014 07:41 PM EST | AP


SAN FRANCISCO, California, EE.UU. (AP) — Aaron Hill bateó un jonrón, un doble y anotó dos veces, los venezolanos David Peralta y Gerardo Parra agregaron dos hits cada uno y los Diamondbacks de Arizona superaron el sábado 2-0 a los Gigantes de San Francisco.

Wade Miley blanqueó siete entradas por los Diamondbacks, que ganaron su cuarto encuentro en seis partidos.

World Cup Yearly Scoring Leaders

July 12, 2014 07:41 PM EST | AP


Johnson hits 2 HRs, Minor homers, Braves beat Cubs

July 12, 2014 07:37 PM EST | AP


CHICAGO (AP) — Chris Johnson homered twice and pitcher Mike Minor hit his second career home run, leading the Atlanta Braves over the Chicago Cubs 11-6 on Saturday.

Johnson and Justin Upton each drove in four runs for the Braves. Johnson and Minor homered and Upton hit a three-run double as Atlanta scored six times in the fourth inning for a 9-3 lead.

Members of extended Jackson family in reality show

July 12, 2014 07:30 PM EST | AP


BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Members of Michael Jackson's extended family are stepping out of what they call "the Jackson bubble" for a reality show.

The six-episode show, debuting Nov. 18 on Reelz, focuses on Alejandra Jackson, the ex-wife of Michael's brother Jermaine, and her five children. After Michael's death five years ago, they left the Jackson family home in suburban Encino, a move that a clip from the show suggests wasn't their idea.

Astros 3, Red Sox 2

July 12, 2014 07:29 PM EST | AP


E_Betts (1). LOB_Boston 9, Houston 7. 2B_Altuve 2 (29). 3B_J.Castro (2). HR_D.Ortiz (20), off Oberholtzer; J.Castro (8), off Peavy. RBIs_Pedroia (36), D.Ortiz (62), J.Castro 2 (36), Carter (40). SB_Betts (1). SF_Pedroia.

Runners left in scoring position_Boston 5 (Napoli 2, D.Ortiz 2, Pedroia); Houston 5 (Altuve, Carter, Ma.Gonzalez, Grossman 2). RISP_Boston 1 for 6; Houston 3 for 13.

LeBron: World Cup final 'bigger' than NBA finals

July 12, 2014 07:28 PM EST | AP


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Just a few hours after arriving in Brazil, LeBron James says the World Cup final is bigger than the NBA finals "in the sense that it's the world and you have so many countries here."

James landed in Rio on Saturday, a day after announcing he was returning to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Mets 5, Marlins 4

July 12, 2014 07:23 PM EST | AP


a-homered for C.Torres in the 7th. b-singled for Nieuwenhuis in the 8th. c-grounded out for M.Dunn in the 9th.

E_Saltalamacchia (10), D.Wright (11). LOB_Miami 7, New York 5. 2B_G.Jones (20), Ozuna (14), Hechavarria (13), d'Arnaud (8), Nieuwenhuis (7). HR_Yelich (8), off Matsuzaka; C.Young (8), off Morris. RBIs_Yelich (31), Solano (12), G.Jones (37), Ozuna (52), Campbell (10), Lagares (22), Tejada (21), C.Young 2 (25). S_Koehler, Tejada, Matsuzaka.

Mets 5, Marlins 4

July 12, 2014 07:23 PM EST | AP


E_Saltalamacchia (10), D.Wright (11). DP_Miami 1. LOB_Miami 7, New York 5. 2B_G.Jones (20), Ozuna (14), Hechavarria (13), d'Arnaud (8), Nieuwenhuis (7). HR_Yelich (8), C.Young (8). S_Koehler, Tejada, Matsuzaka.

WP_Matsuzaka. PB_d'Arnaud.

Hallan a 20 haitianos en isla cerca de Puerto Rico

July 12, 2014 07:19 PM EST | AP


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Las autoridades de Puerto Rico encontraron el sábado a 20 inmigrantes haitianos en una isla cerca del extremo oeste de la isla.

La policía puertorriqueña informó que el grupo fue ubicado después que alguien notó el resplandor de una hoguera en la Isla Desecheo. Las autoridades indicaron que en el grupo hay un menor de 12 años y que todos los inmigrantes se encuentran en buen estado.

AP Source: LeBron James signs 2-year contract

July 12, 2014 07:17 PM EST | AP


CLEVELAND (AP) — A person familiar with the negotiations says LeBron James has signed a two-year, $42.1 million contract with the Cavaliers.

The contract includes an option for James to become a free agent next summer, but it is strictly "a business deal," according to the person who spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday on condition of anonymity because the team has not commented about the agreement.

Braves 11, Cubs 6

July 12, 2014 07:13 PM EST | AP


a-struck out for Villanueva in the 6th. b-popped out for Hale in the 8th. c-grounded into a double play for Olt in the 8th. d-struck out for Schlitter in the 9th.

LOB_Atlanta 4, Chicago 4. 2B_B.Upton (13), J.Upton (18), Heyward (16), Alcantara (2), Ruggiano (11), Castillo (11), Coghlan 2 (11). HR_C.Johnson 2 (5), off E.Jackson 2; Minor (1), off E.Jackson. RBIs_A.Simmons (30), J.Upton 4 (55), Heyward (35), C.Johnson 4 (33), Minor (3), Ruggiano (20), Castillo (27), Coghlan 3 (14). CS_A.Simmons (4).