A's jump on German, down Yankees
Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit first-inning home runs off Domingo German, and Homer Bailey pitched effectively into the sixth Tuesday night, helping the Oakland Athletics open a three-game series against the visiting New York Yankees with a 6-2 victory.
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Parker drops 20 as Sparks dominate Lynx
Candace Parker registered 20 points and 10 rebounds for her third double-double of the season to help the Los Angeles Sparks post an 81-71 victory over the visiting Minnesota Lynx on Tuesday night.
Cruz, Twins power past White Sox
Nelson Cruz homered and doubled three times, Max Kepler hit his 34th home run of the season to go with a double and three RBIs, and Jorge Polanco also homered to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 14-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night in Minneapolis.
Rugby-Fit-again Vunipola eager for England return against Ireland
Aug 21 (Reuters) - England prop Mako Vunipola is yearning to make his long-awaited comeback in Saturday's World Cup warm-up match against Ireland after recovering form a hamstring injury that had sidelined him for three months.
Aces pull away from Mercury in OT
A'ja Wilson scored nine of her 19 points in overtime to help the Las Vegas Aces notch an 84-79 victory over the visiting Phoenix Mercury on Tuesday night.
Rangers salvage split with Angels on 11th-inning error
Nick Solak's 11th-inning grounder got under the glove of Los Angeles Angels first baseman Albert Pujols, scoring Delino DeShields and giving the Texas Rangers a 3-2 win in the second game of the doubleheader on Tuesday in Arlington, Texas.
S.Korea to increase radiation testing of Japanese food
SEOUL, Aug 21 (Reuters) - South Korea said on Wednesday it will double the radiation testing of some Japanese food exports due to potential contamination from the tsunami-damaged Fukushima nuclear plant.
Galvis' two-run homer lifts Reds past Padres
Freddy Galvis continued his strong early run with Cincinnati by belting a tiebreaking two-run homer in the sixth inning, and Sonny Gray struck out 10 to win his fourth straight decision as the Reds beat the visiting San Diego Padres 3-2 on Tuesday night.
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