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Yankees back tied with Jays

NEW YORK—If the N.Y. Yankees indeed have lost CC Sabathia for the rest of the season, they might have found a reluctant leader in Nathan Eovaldi.

Eovaldi matched Scott Feldman with eight overpowering innings before Carlos Beltran had a game-winning sacrifice fly in a wild ninth to lift New York over the Houston Astros 1-0 last night.

Mets widen lead

PHILADELPHIA—David Wright’s return sparked a home run derby last night.

Wright hit a long homer on his first major-league swing in 133 days, and Wilmer Flores went deep twice, as the N.Y. Mets set a franchise record with eight long balls in a 16-7 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies.

After marathon talks, rival Koreas reach deal over mine blast and propaganda broadcasts

SEOUL, South Korea — After 40-plus-hours of talks, North and South Korea on Tuesday pulled back from the brink with an accord that allows both sides to save face and, for the moment, avert the bloodshed they’ve been threatening each other with for weeks.

Anthem snub nets fine

ZURICH, Switzerland—The Russian Hockey Federation was fined today over the national team snubbing Canada’s victory celebrations after the world championship final.

The sport’s governing body, IIHF, said the Russian players deliberately left the ice before Canada’s national anthem was played after a signal from captain Ilya Kovalchuk.

Longest tamale made

BELEN, N.M.—A group of people in New Mexico say they cooked the world’s longest tamale Saturday morning.

Luis Hernandez, of the ABQ West Chamber of Commerce, said a team of more than 30 chefs at Viva II, a three-day celebration of the state’s heritage, assembled a 116-foot, seven-inch long tamale at the Valencia County fairgrounds in Belen.

Second-straight Bristol win for Logano

BRISTOL, Tenn.—As Joey Logano circled Bristol Motor Speedway, he’d briefly glance in the mirror to watch Kevin Harvick.

Logano had taken the lead on a restart with 64 laps to go but Harvick was closing in by using a completely different line.

Refusing to get rattled, Logano stuck to what worked for him Saturday and won the Bristol night race for the second-straight year.

Love III third-oldest to win

GREENSBORO, N.C.—During their practice round together before the Wyndham Championship, Tiger Woods pumped local favourite Davis Love III for tips on how to play the course.

Looks like Love saved a few secrets for himself.

Love became the third-oldest winner in PGA Tour history with his victory yesterday while Woods’ season came to an abrupt end.