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US Soccer stands by Solo decision

September 22, 2014 11:47 PM EST | AP


U.S. Soccer is standing by its decision to allow goalkeeper Hope Solo to continue to play while she faces domestic violence charges.

Solo is charged with two misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree domestic violence assault in Washington state stemming from a June 21 altercation with her sister-in-law and 17-year-old nephew at a family gathering.

Met opening a big deal for Russian bass

September 22, 2014 11:47 PM EST | AP


NEW YORK (AP) — For Ildar Abdrazakov, this may go down as the biggest opening night that almost didn't happen.

Not that the Russian bass-baritone is exactly unknown at the Metropolitan Opera, where he has headlined productions from Verdi's "Attila" to last season's "Prince Igor" by Borodin.

Collmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2

September 22, 2014 11:47 PM EST | AP


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

Trumbo's two-run shot off Ricky Nolasco (5-12) — his fourth homer in the last 11 games — capped a five-run fifth for the Diamondbacks, who are 7-11 in interleague play.

National Football League

September 22, 2014 11:45 PM EST | AP


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Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14

National Football League

September 22, 2014 11:45 PM EST | AP


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Atlanta 56, Tampa Bay 14

Explosion at Chinese fireworks factory kills 12

September 22, 2014 11:44 PM EST | AP


BEIJING (AP) — An explosion at a fireworks factory in southern China killed 12 people and injured 33 others, the local government said Tuesday.

Two people were also missing following Monday's blast, which shook Nanyang Export Fireworks Factory, the city of Liling in Hunan province said. It revised the injured toll down from 38 because it said five people who had been transferred between hospitals were counted twice.

Doce muertos por explosión en China

September 22, 2014 11:41 PM EST | AP


BEIJING (AP) — Una explosión en una fábrica de fuegos artificiales en el sur de China el lunes dejó 12 muertos y 33 heridos, informó el martes el gobierno local.

Además estaban desaparecidas dos personas después del estallido que sacudió la Fábrica de Juegos Pirotécnicos de Exportación de Nanyang, señalaron funcionarios de la ciudad de Liling en la provincia de Hunan. En un principio se habían reportado 38 muertos, pero la cifra fue modificada porque cinco personas que habían sido transferidas entre hospitales fueron contabilizadas dos veces.

Collmenter gets 11th win, D-backs beat Twins 6-2

September 22, 2014 11:40 PM EST | AP


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Collmenter pitched six strong innings for his career-best 11th win, Mark Trumbo homered and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Monday night to snap a six-game losing streak.

Trumbo's two-run shot off Ricky Nolasco (5-12) — his fourth homer in the last 11 games — capped a five-run fifth for the Diamondbacks, who are 7-11 in interleague play.

Ducks-Avalanche Sums

September 22, 2014 11:39 PM EST | AP


First Period_1, Anaheim, B.Winchester 1 (Yip, Leblanc), 6:11. 2, Colorado, Tanguay 1 (MacKinnon, Agozzino), 19:05. Penalties_MacKinnon, Col (hooking), 3:11; Iginla, Col (hooking), 19:40.

Second Period_3, Colorado, Redmond 1 (Agozzino, Johnson), 12:30. Penalties_Gagne, Ana (holding stick), 1:28; Fistric, Ana (cross-checking), 2:50; Talbot, Col (interference), 3:13; Fistric, Ana (holding), 10:15; Silfverberg, Ana (hooking), 16:16.

Ducks-Avalanche Sum

September 22, 2014 11:39 PM EST | AP


First Period_1, Anaheim, B.Winchester 1 (Yip, Leblanc), 6:11. 2, Colorado, Tanguay 1 (MacKinnon, Agozzino), 19:05.

Second Period_3, Colorado, Redmond 1 (Agozzino, Johnson), 12:30.

AP Top Travel News At 11:35 p.m. EDT

September 22, 2014 11:36 PM EST | AP


Ex-TSA screener sentenced for LAX drug smuggling

September 22, 2014 11:35 PM EST | AP


LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former security screener who helped smuggle drugs through Los Angeles International Airport has been sentenced to more than 6 ½ years in federal prison.

Prosecutors say Naral Richardson was sentenced Monday for conspiracy.

Rodríguez, Odor y Rangers se imponen

September 22, 2014 11:32 PM EST | AP


ARLINGTON, Texas, EE.UU. (AP) — El venezolano Guilder Rodríguez conectó sus dos primeros hits en las mayores, incluido un sencillo que rompió el empate, y los Rangers de Texas abrieron su última ronda de juegos en casa superando el lunes 4-3 a los Astros de Houston.

Otro venezolano, Rougned Odor, disparó un triple de tres carreras por Texas, que ganó por novena ocasión en sus últimos 10 compromisos. Los Rangers consiguieron su 63er triunfo de la campaña, lo que significa que evitarán acumular 100 derrotas.

Diamondbacks 6, Twins 2

September 22, 2014 11:31 PM EST | AP


a-singled for Bernier in the 7th. b-grounded into a fielder's choice for Herrmann in the 7th.

1-ran for Pinto in the 7th.

Diamondbacks 6, Twins 2

September 22, 2014 11:30 PM EST | AP


DP_Minnesota 1. LOB_Arizona 7, Minnesota 8. 2B_Pollock (19), A.Hill (26), Gregorius 3 (9), K.Suzuki (34). HR_Trumbo (12). SB_Inciarte (17), Pollock (13), A.Hill (4). CS_Lamb (1), A.Hicks (3).

HBP_by Collmenter (K.Vargas). WP_Nolasco.

Ducks rally for 5-2 win over Avs in preseason game

September 22, 2014 11:29 PM EST | AP


DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cogliano and Patrick Maroon scored 44 seconds apart in the third period, lifting the Anaheim Ducks to a 5-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche in a split-squad exhibition game Monday night.

Brad Winchester scored twice on Avs goaltender Calvin Pickard, including the tying goal early in the third period.

Woman tells 911 Bironas tried to run them off road

September 22, 2014 11:24 PM EST | AP


NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A woman tells a 911 dispatcher former Titans kicker Rob Bironas was driving erratically just before his SUV crashed.

The 911 call was obtained Monday by several media outlets.

Wild-Jets Sum

September 22, 2014 11:23 PM EST | AP


First Period_None.

Second Period_1, Winnipeg, Byfuglien 1 (Enstrom, Ladd), 14:15 (pp).

Paxton struggles Mariners lose 14-4 to Jays

September 22, 2014 11:22 PM EST | AP


TORONTO (AP) — Seattle rookie James Paxton got emotional about making his first career start in Canada.

A little too emotional, as it turned out.

Blues-Stars Sum

September 22, 2014 11:18 PM EST | AP


First Period_1, Dallas, Fiddler 1 (Jokipakka), 7:16.

Second Period_2, St. Louis, Whitney 1 (Berglund, Ott), 5:06 (pp). 3, St. Louis, Berglund 1, 17:42.

Blues-Stars Sums

September 22, 2014 11:18 PM EST | AP


First Period_1, Dallas, Fiddler 1 (Jokipakka), 7:16. Penalties_Jo.Benn, Dal (delay of game), 2:27; Doty, StL (holding), 10:03; Welsh, StL (high-sticking), 19:54.

Second Period_2, St. Louis, Whitney 1 (Berglund, Ott), 5:06 (pp). 3, St. Louis, Berglund 1, 17:42. Penalties_Fiddler, Dal (face-off violation), 4:24; Doty, StL, major (fighting), 8:13; Oleksiak, Dal, major (fighting), 8:13.

Few openings when it comes to Blackhawks roster

September 22, 2014 11:17 PM EST | AP


CHICAGO (AP) — The microscope is out, and every move is being watched closely. A few loose pucks could make the difference between playing for the Chicago Blackhawks and a trip to the minors.

The loaded Blackhawks return mostly intact after losing to eventual NHL champion Los Angeles in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals on June 1. While injuries or an upcoming salary-cap move could shake up the picture a bit, it looks as if there are very few open spots in the lineup heading into the preseason.

AP source: Manti Te'o has fractured foot

September 22, 2014 11:13 PM EST | AP


SAN DIEGO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the situation says San Diego Chargers linebacker Manti Te'o has a fractured foot and is expected to miss significant time.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday night because the team hasn't made the news public.

Wainwright wins 20th, Cardinals beat Cubs 8-0

September 22, 2014 11:12 PM EST | AP


CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Wainwright joined Clayton Kershaw as the majors' only 20-game winners, pitching three-hit ball over seven innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 8-0 on Monday night.

Wainwright hit the 20-win mark for the second time while matching his career-high for victories, and the Cardinals moved a step closer toward their second straight division title.

Boxscore: Cardenales 8, Cachorros 0

September 22, 2014 11:11 PM EST | AP


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