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Orioles hold off Blue Jays to avoid series sweep

One night after setting a dubious record for losses, the Baltimore Orioles were ready to savour a rare win against a division rival. Rookie DJ Stewart hit his first major league home run and Baltimore used five pitchers to avoid a three-game sweep by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1 Wednesday night. The Orioles bounced back one night after taking ...

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DeBrusk douses Flames, leading Bruins to China Games sweep

Jake DeBrusk scored two goals, including the game-winner in the third period, to lead the Boston Bruins to a 3-1 win over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday in Beijing. Boston swept the O.R.G. NHL China Games. The Bruins won the exhibition season opener 4-3 in a shootout on Saturday in Shenzhen, China. DeBrusk opened the scoring with 1:51 left in ...

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Red Sox move closer to AL East crown after sweep of Blue Jays

Thanks to a miscue by Toronto, the Boston Red Sox moved one step closer to clinching the AL East title. J.D. Martinez hit his 41st home run and the Red Sox scored the tiebreaking run on an eighth-inning error, completing a three-game sweep of the Blue Jays with a 4-3 victory Thursday night. After the Blue Jays rallied for two ...

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Seattle Storm sweep Washington to win WNBA title

Sue Bird and Breanna Stewart fretted following the regular-season opener after the Seattle Storm lost at home to the Phoenix Mercury. “We thought, ‘Oh, crap, what kind of year is this going to be?”‘ Bird reminisced. The answer came nearly four months later with a championship. Stewart led the Storm to their third WNBA title Wednesday night, scoring 30 points ...

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