Bosnia edges Mexico 1-0 in warm-up match

Bosnia-Herzegovina forward Izet Hajrovic (20), celebrates after scoring against Mexico, with midfielder Sejad Salihovic (23) during the first half of an international friendly soccer match at Soldier Field in Chicago, Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

CHICAGO (AP) — Bosnia and Herzegovina had lost its first two matches to Mexico in international soccer.

Rockies fall 4-2 to D-backs, may lose Gonzalez

Arizona Diamondbacks' Nick Evans, left, is congratulated after hitting a solo home run by manager Kirk Gibson against the Colorado Rockies in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Denver on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

DENVER (AP) — If this bad stretch wasn’t bad enough, the Colorado Rockies could be losing one of their top players.

New York vs. LA can be as big as it gets

FILE - In this Oct. 17, 1978 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Tom Lasorda, left, and first baseman Steve Garvey look dejected in the dugout during a loss to the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the World Series. It's been 33 years since teams from these cities played for a title. The rivalry could be lost on many fans when the Kings and Rangers meet for the Stanley Cup. (AP Photo/File)

(AP) - The last time New York and Los Angeles teams met in a big championship final, the Dodgers found themselves up against a pitcher who had undergone Tommy John surgery.

Pitching in spotlight as Virginia eyes CWS return

Virginia's Nathan Kirby pitches during the first inning of an NCAA college baseball regional tournament game against Arkansas in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, May 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Pat Jarrett)

(AP) - Nathan Kirby was cruising. He had a one-hit shutout through eight innings and had struck out the last five batters he’d faced. Having thrown just 96 pitches, he was ready to finish off Arkansas in last Saturday’s NCAA regional game.

Minnesota narrows Final Four bid to 2019 or 2020

Lindsay Whalen, right, Trent Tucker, both former Minnesota college basketball standouts, with Gov. Mark Dayton, center, hold a news conference at the state Capitol, Tuesday, June 3, 2014, in St. Paul, Minn. The two are honorary co-chairs in the bid to bring the NCAA's men's Final Four to Minnesota in 2019 or 2020. Dayton, Minnesota business leaders and sports celebrities announced Minnesota's bid. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Glen Stubbe) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT.

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — When it comes to big-time sporting events, modest Minnesota is doing its best to be an attention hog.


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