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Bombers Get Comeback Win Over PumpJacks

Rebounding late from a 2-1 deficit, the Brazos Valley Bombers (27-9) came back to win 5-2 over the East Texas PumpJacks (10-26) Sunday night. East Texas struck first in the contest as the PumpJacks pushed across an unearned run in the top of the fourth to lead 1-0. Making his first start of the season […]

Tour de France

MULHOUSE, France (AP) _ The tenth stage of the Tour de France is taking place today. Frenchmen Tony Gallopin starts the day with the yellow jersey, symbolic of being the overall leader. Today’s race covers 100 miles and features four steep climbs and is the toughest stage so far.

Worl Cup Goes to Germany

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) _ In case you somehow missed it, Germany has won the World Cup. Mario Goetze (gohtz) scored the match’s only goal in extra time yesterday. The win puts an end to the month long event, and is Germany’s first as a united country. West Germany won the World Cup in 1954, […]

Houston Blanked By Bo-Sox

HOUSTON (AP) _ Clay Buchholz allowed three hits and struck out a career-high 12 in his fifth career shutout in the Boston Red Sox’s 11-0 win over the Houston Astros yesterday. Brock Holt had a career-best five hits to help the Red Sox to their fourth victory in five games heading into the All-Star break. […]

Rangers Drop No. 8

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ Mike Trout doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Texas Rangers 10-7 yesterday. Texas lost its eighth in a row and has the worst record in the majors. Trout sent three runs home with a two-out double in the second inning. Alex Rios drove […]

MLB All Star Break

UNDATED (AP)_ Baseball enters its four-day All-Star break with National League races much tighter than the three American League divisions. Washington and Atlanta are in a virtual tie for the East, Milwaukee leads St. Louis by a game in the Central and Los Angeles Dodgers are a game ahead of the Giants in the West. […]

World Cup Soccer Second Round

UNDATED (AP) _ The second round of World Cup continues following yesterday’s wins by the Netherlands and Costa Rica. Today’s schedule opens with France against Nigeria before Germany takes on Algeria. The Dutch advanced to the quarterfinals with a 2-1 comeback win over Mexico before Costa Rica beat Greece 5-3 on penalty kicks after playing […]

MLB Scores

INTERLEAGUE Final  Oakland         4  Miami         3 AMERICAN LEAGUE Final  Chi White Sox   4  Toronto       0 Final  Tampa Bay      12  Baltimore     7 Final  Houston         6  Detroit       4 Final  Kansas City     5  L.A. Angels   4 Final  Minnesota       3  Texas         2 Final  Seattle         3  Cleveland     0 NATIONAL LEAGUE Final  Atlanta        3  Philadelphia    2 Final  Pittsburgh     5  N-Y Mets        […]

Astros Have Won 3 of Last 4

HOUSTON (AP) _ Scott Feldman threw six strong innings as the Houston Astros held on for a 6-4 win over the Detroit Tigers yesterday. Feldman allowed two runs on seven hits and a walk. The Astros have won three of their last four games. Tony Sipp got the last four outs for his first save.

Rangers Get Nipped By Twins

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) _ The Minnesota Twins snapped a 10-game road losing streak with a 3-2 victory over the Rangers yesterday. Kyle Gibson matched a career high by going eight innings and scattering eight hits. Glen Perkins struck out the side in the ninth for his 20th save in 23 chances.

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