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Rugby-Cipriani pleads guilty to common assault, fined £2,000

LONDON, Aug 16 (Reuters) - England rugby player Danny Cipriani pleaded guilty on Thursday to common assault and resisting arrest after an incident at a nightclub on Jersey. More »

 

Soccer-Ronaldo exit no excuse for Madrid - Casemiro

TALLINN, Aug 16 (Reuters) - Real Madrid cannot use the loss of Cristiano Ronaldo as an excuse for underachieving this season, midfielder Casemiro said after losing the UEFA Super Cup 4-2 to Atletico Madrid in Real's first competitive game since their talisman joined Juventus. More »

 

Braves, Marlins managers condemn Acuna plunking

Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Urena made sure Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. wouldn't hit his fourth consecutive leadoff homer. More »

 

Keith Hernandez: Marlins were right to drill Acuna

Both Atlanta manager Brian Snitker and Miami manager Don Mattingly took exception to Marlins pitcher Jose Urena drilling Braves rookie slugger Ronald Acuna Jr. with the first pitch Wednesday night. More »

 

MLB roundup: Braves' Acuna plunked, hurt in testy win

Red-hot rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. departed early due to injury after getting drilled by an opening pitch, but the Atlanta Braves still finished a four-game sweep over the visiting Miami Marlins with a 5-2 win Wednesday. More »

 

Haase stuns Zverev in Cincinnati, Djokovic advances

(Reuters) - Dutchman Robin Haase upset German fourth seed Alexander Zverev 5-7 6-5 7-5 at the Cincinnati Masters on Wednesday and Wimbledon winner Novak Djokovic cruised into the third round before rain interrupted play. More »

 

MLB roundup: Braves' Acuna plunked, hurt in testy win

Red-hot rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. departed early due to injury after getting drilled by an opening pitch, but the Atlanta Braves still finished a four-game sweep over the visiting Miami Marlins with a 5-2 win Wednesday. More »

 

After latest bullpen collapse, Dodgers edge Giants in 12

Brian Dozier hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 12th inning to give the Dodgers a 4-3 victory over the visiting San Francisco Giants and end Los Angeles' five-game losing streak. More »

 

MLB Standings

Aug 16 (OPTA) - Standings from the MLB on Thursday More »

 

UPDATE 2-MLB Dodgers vs Giants Box score

Aug 16 (OPTA) - Box score from Los Angeles Dodgers vs San Francisco Giants on Wednesday More »

 

UPDATE 14-MLB Results

Aug 16 (OPTA) - Results from the MLB games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS)(start times are EST) More »

 

Braves, Marlins managers condemn Acuna plunking

Miami Marlins right-hander Jose Urena made sure Atlanta Braves rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. wouldn't hit his fourth consecutive leadoff homer. More »

 

Tsurenko stuns defending Cincinnati champion Muguruza

(Reuters) - Ukraine's Lesia Tsurenko stunned defending Cincinnati Masters champion Garbine Muguruza as the world's top players faced difficulty during a rain-shortened second round on Wednesday. More »

 

Smith's three hits propel Rays past Yankees

Mallex Smith hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning and fell a triple shy of the cycle as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium. More »

 

Rivera's 9th-inning HR helps Angels sweep Padres

Catcher Rene Rivera homered with one out in the top of the ninth Wednesday to break a 2-2 tie and give the visiting Los Angeles Angels a 3-2 victory over the Padres and a sweep of their three-game series at Petco Park. More »

 

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