NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery
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NSU to host education Appreciation Day Saturday with title sponsor the Virginia lottery

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University Athletics will host Education Appreciation Day sponsored by Team Spartan Corporate Partner the Virginia Lottery this Saturday against Howard University. Kickoff is 2 p.m. at Dick Price Stadium. The pre-game festivities will include a recognition of Hampton Roads secondary school city-wide teachers of the year from 2015-16. During breaks … Continue reading

Phillies-Braves
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Phillies-Braves

P-BBN-Phillies-Braves/760 Eds: Braves 7, Phillies 6. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Freeman homers, extends streak; Braves beat Phillies 7-6 MATT WINKELJOHN, Associated Press   ATLANTA (AP) — A rare burst of Georgia rain following a mostly dry summer helped Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves remain red-hot. Freeman hit his career-high 33rd homer … Continue reading

Diamondbacks-Nationals
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Diamondbacks-Nationals

AP-BBN-Diamondbacks-Nationals/758 Eds: Nationals 4, Diamondbacks 2. Updates with Dodgers’ loss. With AP Photos. Scherzer finds his form, Rendon homers as Nats beat D-Backs STEPHEN WHYNO, AP Sports Writer   WASHINGTON (AP) — When Anthony Rendon hit a three-run home run to put the Washington Nationals ahead, Dusty Baker couldn’t contain his excitement. The veteran manager … Continue reading

Yankees
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Yankees

AP-BBA-Yankees-Botched-Engagement/427 Eds: Adds new 1st photo. With AP Photos. Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement SCOTT ORGERA, Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) — In the end, Andrew Fox wasn’t charged with an error. The 29-year-old had everything he needed to make one of life’s biggest decisions on Tuesday night: the engagement ring, … Continue reading

Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor
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Former Spartan basketball star Tracy Saunders earns another Hall of Fame honor

NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State women’s basketball star Tracy Saunders will be among this year’s class of inductees into the Hampton Roads African American Sports Hall of Fame (HRAASHF), the organization announced. Saunders joins former University of Maryland basketball star and NBA standout Joe Smith, Virginia Tech track athlete Jerry Gaines, the late journalist … Continue reading

Pirates-Brewers
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Pirates-Brewers

AP-BBN-Pirates-Brewers/509 Eds: Brewers 3, Pirates 1. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Carter, Gennett and Brewers trip up Pirates with 3-1 win JOE TOTORAITIS, Associated Press   MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chase Anderson is finishing strongly for the Milwaukee Brewers. Anderson beat the Pittsburgh Pirates for the third time this season, leading Milwaukee to a … Continue reading

Tigers-Twins
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Tigers-Twins

AP-BBA-Tigers-Twins/791 Eds: Tigers 9, Twins 2, 1st Game. Tigers 4, Twins 2, 2nd Game. Edits 9th paragraph to correct to 98 losses. With AP Photos. Verlander, Tigers sweep Twins, move into AL wild-card spot BRIAN HALL, Associated Press   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Playing against the woeful Twins boosted the Detroit Tigers’ playoff chances this season. … Continue reading

Phillies-Mets
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Phillies-Mets

AP-BBN-Phillies-Mets/682 Eds: Mets 9, Phillies 8, 11 innings. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Cabrera’s 11th-inning homer leads Mets over Phillies 9-8 CHARLES O’BRIEN, Associated Press   NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes had played 1,613 major league games without ever tying a game in the ninth inning with a home run. The Mets … Continue reading

Rockies-Dodgers
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Rockies-Dodgers

AP-BBN-Rockies-Dodgers/941 Eds: Dodgers 7, Rockies 4. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Grandal’s grand slam rallies Dodgers past Rockies 7-4 BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer   LOS ANGELES (AP) — Down three runs after five innings, the Los Angeles Dodgers weren’t worried. They rarely are these days. Yasmani Grandal homered twice, including a grand … Continue reading

Giants-Padres
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Giants-Padres

AP-BBN-Giants-Padres/839 Eds: Giants 2, Padres 1. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Samardzija, Giants beat Padres 2-1 to keep pace with Mets BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer   SAN DIEGO (AP) — Fighting for a postseason berth, Jeff Samardzija and the San Francisco Giants finally figured out the pesky San Diego Padres. Angel Pagan’s … Continue reading

Buccaneers-Player
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Buccaneers-Player

AP-FBN-Buccaneers-Player-Arrested/152 Eds: APNewsNow. Troopers arrest Bucs tight end on DUI charge TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a tight end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has been arrested on suspicion of driving while under the influence. Sgt. Steve Gaskins said in a news release that Austin Seferian-Jenkins was arrested Friday morning. According … Continue reading

Seahawks-Rams
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Seahawks-Rams

AP-FBN-Seahawks-Rams/991 Eds: Rams 9, Seahawks 3. Updates with quotes, details. With AP Photos. Touchdown-less Rams beat Seahawks 9-3 on Zuerlein’s leg BETH HARRIS, AP Sports Writer   LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Rams were a certifiable hit in their return to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly 22 years. Now if they could … Continue reading

Jaguars-Chargers
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Jaguars-Chargers

AP-FBN-Jaguars-Chargers/936 Eds: Chargers 38, Jaguars 14. Updates. With AP Photos. Rivers throws 4 TD pass as Chargers rout Jaguars 38-14 BERNIE WILSON, AP Sports Writer   SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philip Rivers couldn’t help but saying it in the locker room at halftime. “It’s kind of funny, isn’t it, up 21 again.” Unlike a week … Continue reading

Cardinals-Giants
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Cardinals-Giants

AP-BBN-Cardinals-Giants/846 Eds: Cardinals 3, Giants 0. Edits 13th paragraph. With AP Photos. Reyes, Cardinals blank Giants, tighten NL wild-card race GIDEON RUBIN, Associated Press   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Alex Reyes arrived in the majors this year already packing some of the best stuff in baseball. On Sunday, the 22-year-old Cardinals right-hander showed he can … Continue reading

Dodgers-Diamondbacks
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Dodgers-Diamondbacks

AP-BBN-Dodgers-Diamondbacks/909 Eds: Diamondbacks 10, Dodgers 9, 12 innings. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Drury’s hit gives Diamondbacks win over Dodgers in 12 JOSE M. ROMERO, Associated Press   PHOENIX (AP) — This season is a lost cause for the Arizona Diamondbacks, and now some players are just trying to ensure themselves opportunities in … Continue reading

Yankees-Redsox
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Yankees-Redsox

AP-BBA-Yankees-Red-Sox/725 Eds: Red Sox 5, Yankees 4. Updates with new lead. With AP Photos. Ramirez hits 2 HRs; Red Sox complete sweep of Yankees, 5-4 KEN POWTAK, Associated Press   BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez couldn’t hold back a smile when asked if he’s hot yet. Ramirez homered twice and drove in four runs to … Continue reading