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Sports A's, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs A's, Giants give Bay Area high hopes for playoffs
The small-budget Oakland Athletics are baseball's best team at the break in a division featuring some of the sport's highest-paid stars. The San Francisco Giants are right in the chase for the NL West title despite recent stumbles.
Sports Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game
Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and delivered two final All-Star hits.
Sports Derek Jeter, an All-Star for the last time Derek Jeter, an All-Star for the last time
Derek Jeter was an elite shortstop winning World Series championships not long after many of baseball's current greats were born.
Sports MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion
Major League Baseball has appointed Bean, who came out as gay after leaving the game, to serve as a consultant in guiding the sport toward greater respect, awareness and equality for the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community.
Sports 8 accused of illegal World Cup betting in Vegas 8 accused of illegal World Cup betting in Vegas
Federal authorities say eight people from Malaysia, China and Hong Kong are accused of operating an illegal gambling ring that took millions of dollars in bets on FIFA World Cup soccer games in high-roller villas at a Las Vegas Strip resort.