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Sanchez homer sparks Yankees over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS—Gary Sanchez was struggling since coming off the disabled list—and the N.Y. Yankees were off to a so-so September start.

Facing the Minnesota Twins seems to be a cure-all.

Sanchez had three hits, including a mammoth home run, while J.A. Happ tossed six shutout innings as the Yankees continued their mastery of the Twins with a 7-2 win last night.

Side of seagrass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

IRVINE, Calif. — Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, California researchers said they have found a shark that enjoys a side of seagrass with its prey.

Bonnethead sharks not only eat grass while chomping fish and squid — they also digest the plant and gain nutrition from it, scientists at the University of California, Irvine announced Wednesday.

Spieth looking to avoid having extra week off

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Easily overlooked in golf this week is that other “cup,” the one more about finances than flags.

Jordan Spieth sure hasn't forgotten about the FedEx Cup.

One year after he was in the mix for the $10-million bonus until the final hour at East Lake in Atlanta, Spieth simply is trying to make sure he has a tee time at the Tour Championship.