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Umpire Joe West hit in head by ball thrown from Miller Park stands

A ball apparently thrown from the stands at Miller Park struck first-base umpire Joe West directly in the back of the head, leading to a seven-minute delay during the Miami-Milwaukee game as security personnel tried to locate the culprit. West was positioned behind the bag with one out and Milwaukee's...

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  • Domingo Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

    Domingo Santana homers, Brewers keep pace in NL Central with 1-0 win

    The zeroes keep piling up for Brewers' pitchers. So are the wins. Chase Anderson had eight strikeouts in six innings, Domingo Santana homered and the Milwaukee Brewers shut out the Pittsburgh Pirates for the second straight day, 1-0 on Tuesday night. The Brewers won for the ninth time in 11 games,...

      • U.S. women cruise to 5-0 win over New Zealand

        U.S. women cruise to 5-0 win over New Zealand

        Alex Morgan scored twice and the U.S. women's national team concluded a two-game series against New Zealand with a 5-0 victory at Nippert Stadium on Tuesday night. The Americans improved to 9-3-0 this year. There are four more games left on the team's 2017 schedule. The U.S. defeated the Ferns...

          • Lawrence Timmons suspended indefinitely by Dolphins after going AWOL

            Lawrence Timmons suspended indefinitely by Dolphins after going AWOL

            Linebacker Lawrence Timmons was suspended indefinitely by the Miami Dolphins after he went AWOL on the eve of the team's season opener. The Dolphins announced the move in a one-sentence news release Tuesday, a day off for the team. Timmons' agent, Drew Rosenhaus, said he had no immediate comment...

              • Devils center Brian Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to keep playing

                Devils center Brian Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to keep playing

                New Jersey Devils forward Brian Boyle has been diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the team's doctor said can largely be treated with medication. Boyle has been away from the team during training camp while getting diagnosed. On a conference call Tuesday,...

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                  • York edges rival Tabb 31-27 on late touchdown pass

                    York edges rival Tabb 31-27 on late touchdown pass

                    The 45-year-old York-Tabb rivalry displayed more football talent 30 years ago, but the past decade has featured several of the most memorable games. The latest renewal at Bailey Field on Friday produced six lead changes as York used a late touchdown pass to turn back upset minded Tabb 31-27. The...

                  • Williamsburg Landing resident completes Patriots Sprint Triathlon

                    Williamsburg Landing resident completes Patriots Sprint Triathlon

                    With few to no people in his age group whenever he competes in triathlons, the spry, 86-year old Ernest Schillinger may win more frequently than most. But for Schillinger, who lives in Williamsburg Landing, the true win comes in the form of good health. Schillinger competed in last Sunday’s Patriots...

                      • 'Birthday boy' wins Hare and Tortoise 8K

                        Three of the four men’s and women’s competitions in last Saturday’s ninth annual “The Hare and Tortoise New Quarter Park Run/Walk” were complete runaways, but one race, the men’s 8K, had back-and forth competition between Greg Dawson of Williamsburg and Jack Lovett of Yorktown, before the runner...

                          • Tribe field hockey surges into national rankings, hosts Boston College on Sunday

                            William and Mary (5-1) ran its field hockey winning streak to five on Friday, completing a 2-0 trip to Ann Arbor, Mich., with a 4-2 victory over UC Davis (0-5). A day after upsetting No. 7 Michigan 1-0, the Tribe went ahead 3-0 on goals by Emma MacLeod, Woodard Hooper and Estelle Hughes. The Aggies...

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