Baltimore Orioles move to brink of claiming first AL East title in 17 years with win over Toronto Blue Jays, 5-2 (plus more MLB scores)

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ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff spot on Monday night, with Matt

Shoemaker pitching five-hit ball into the eighth inning of an 8-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.

David Freese and Brennan Boesch homered for the big league-leading Angels (94-56), who reduced their magic number to three in the AL West race with their 11th victory in 12 games. Los Angeles is

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NFL preview: 49ers activate OL Boone

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The San Francisco 49ers activated offensive lineman Alex Boone on Saturday and released wide receiver Kassim Osgood.

Boone, who is 6-foot-7 and 330 pounds, has started every game for the 49ers over the past two seasons.

Boone held out throughout training camp, unhappy with the remaining two years on a contract that was scheduled to pay him $ 2 million this season and $ 1 million in 2015.

Boone, 27, was back at practice on Tuesday after agreeing to a new two-year contract that replaces his old one.

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Follow the LSU vs. Sam Houston State game updates live right here

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LSU makes its home debut for the 2014 season it what should be the first six-figure (announced) crowd in school history against Sam Houston.

Randy Rosetta,

Ron Higgins and myself will be bringing you updates throughout the game.

When will Leonard Fournette get his first touchdown? How much will backup backup quarterback Brandon harris play? How will the LSU defense react to the n-huddle spread offense used by Sam Houston State.

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In Focus: Experience Matters

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College football fans around the country associate Tiger Stadium with jambalaya, championships and Saturday nights so deafening that the very plates beneath the earth tremble. The LSU fan base takes great pride in providing the best game day experience and this season, the best will get even better.

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Royals win pitcher’s duel against Yankees, 1-0, plus more MLB scores

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NEW YORK (AP) — James Shields took a two-hitter into the ninth inning and Nori Aoki lined a run-scoring single in the third following Chase Headley’s

two-base error, leading Kansas City over New York.

Two starts after losing to the Yankees 8-1 in one of his worst outings this season, Shields (13-7) retired his first 11 batters before Brett Gardner’s double. Headley singled in the fifth, and Shields retired 11 straight before Derek Jeter singled softly

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Where you can watch, listen online to prep football games around Louisiana

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Prep football continues Friday night in Week 1 of the 2014 season. NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune will have in-game updates from several games here.

Below is

a list of radio broadcasts or online live streaming from a few games from around the state that we aren’t covering.

  • Watch the Destrehan vs. West Jefferson game HERE
  • Watch the live stream from Ouachita Christian vs. Block HERE
  • Listen to the Byrd at Zachary game on 1130 AM The Tiger
  • Listen to the

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Forty-Three Tigers on NFL Opening Day Rosters

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BATON ROUGE – Forty-three former LSU football players have made the opening weekend NFL roster as the league begins regular-season play tonight when the Seattle Seahawks host the Green Bay Packers.

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In Focus: Committed

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La'el Collins spent days and nights thinking about his decision after LSU's win in the Outback Bowl last January. Deciding to come back for his senior year or going to the NFL was an important choice for his future, his family and his team.

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Subway’s LSU Football Collector’s Cup Available

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BATON ROUGE – The 2014 LSU Football limited edition collector's cup is now available at Baton Rouge area Subway Restaurants. The cup features the three, iconic "L-S-U" flags that the cheerleaders carry across the endzone after an LSU touchdown.

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What the national media are saying about the New Orleans Pelicans and NBA

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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis helping to re-define Team USA, Bleacher Reports’ Stephen Babb reports.

Team USA cruises past New Zealand, NBA.com’s Sekou Smith reports.

Houston Rockets acquire guard Jason Terry in trade with the Sacramento Kings, Houston Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen writes.

Team USA center DeMarcus Cousins considers himself a role model, CBS Sports.com’s Matt Moore writes.

Washington Wizards among teams that have expressed interest in free agent Ray Allen, Washington Post’s Jorge Castillo writes.

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