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Rua’s HR lifts streaking Rangers past Angels 2-1

Texas Rangers' Ryan Rua, right, is congratulated by teammate J.P. Arencibia on his solo home run against the Los Angeles Angels in the ninth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. The Rangers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Texas Rangers are determined to put a strong finish on a mostly miserable season.

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Braves’ collapse ends with playoff hopes dashed

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

ATLANTA (AP) — Jacob deGrom hopes Mets manager Terry Collins lets him make one last start.

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France shocks US women 76-72 in exhibition game

PARIS (AP) — Sandrine Gruda had 26 points and 15 rebounds to help France stun the U.S. women’s national team 76-72 in an exhibition game on Sunday.

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At Asian Games, rivalries not always about sports

In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, athletes from Syria march into the stadium during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea. On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world’s population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There’s Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn’t. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet -North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?  Welcome to the Asian Games, where, as the organizers put it, "Diversity Shines." (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world’s population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There’s Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn’t. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet — North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?

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Brewers edge Pirates 1-0 to tighten wild-card race

Milwaukee Brewers' Elian Herrera, center, scores from third on a sacrifice fly by Logan Schafer off Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Mark Melancon before Pirates catcher Russell Martin can get the tag during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. The Brewers won 1-0. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Garza provided the edge, even if it ended his night early.

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