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Cubs beat Rockies in 16 innings, 4-3

Chicago Cubs' John Baker, left, scores the game winning run off a sacrifice fly by Starlin Castro, as the ball gets past Colorado Rockies catcher Wilin Rosario (20) during the 16th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 30, 2014, in Chicago. The Cubs' won 4-3. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — Both the Chicago Cubs and Colorado Rockies ran out of relief pitchers in a marathon game. The Rockies then turned to a starter. The Cubs used a catcher — and won.

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Rockies scoreless after 1st inning, lose in 16

Colorado Rockies' Corey Dickerson reacts to a high pitch from Chicago Cubs' Edwin Jackson, as catcher Welington Castillo grabs the ball, during the fourth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies jumped out to a quick 3-0 lead in the first, but failed to score again.

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Abreu hits 31st homer, White Sox pound Tigers 11-4

Chicago White Sox's Jose Abreu is congratulated by Alexei Ramirez after hitting a two run home run off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Joakim Soria during the seventh inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 29, 2014, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

DETROIT (AP) — Jose Abreu homered, drove in four runs — and accomplished something nobody on the Chicago White Sox had managed in 94 years.

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APNewsBreak: NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

In this Nov. 27, 2004 file photo, Bloomington High School running back Adrian Arrington tries to clear a pile of Providence Catholic defenders during the Class 6A championship football game in Champaign, Ill. Arrington, who later went on to play at Eastern Illinois in Charleston, is the lead plaintiff in a class-action head injury lawsuit working its way through federal court in Chicago. The NCAA and the plaintiffs announced a settlement on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/ Stephen Haas, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports’ governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn’t go nearly far enough.

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Cubs put RHP Ramirez on 15-day DL

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have put right-handed reliever Neil Ramirez on the 15-day disabled list with a sore triceps.

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