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Sunday's MLS Capsules

Games played on Aug. 31, 2014

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER ROUNDUP: Gyasi Zardes scored twice to lead the L.A. Galaxy over Chivas USA 3-0 on Sunday.

Sunday's Golf Capsules

Tournaments played on Aug. 31, 2014

GOLF TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.

Sunday's MLB Capsules

Games played on Aug. 31, 2014

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, rookie Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Sunday.

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning.

Cardinals overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cubs 9-6

Matt Holliday doesn't get too technical about what he tries to do at the plate for the Cardinals. Holliday hit his third home run in two games and broke an eighth-inning tie with a two-run single, rallying St. Louis past the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Sunday.

Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation. They're just too well-stocked at defensive end, Sam's position. Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with coach Jeff Fisher Sunday, a few hours after clearing waivers.

FC Kansas City wins NWSL title over Seattle, 2-1

Vlatko Andonovski is glad the last 10 minutes of the National Women's Soccer League title game is over. The stress was almost too much for the FC Kansas City coach.

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men were struck by lightning.

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the country more than a month ago.

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova, in US Open quarters

Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in the third set, sure couldn't keep up on a steamy Sunday at the U.S. Open. Wozniacki won 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes to get back to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years — and get back in the headlines for reasons other than her personal life.

Man shot, killed in confrontation with KC police

Kansas City police say a man has been shot and killed during a confrontation with officers.

49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.

Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.

Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving

Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the country and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

Our Opinion: Labor Day — Constants amid change

News Tribune editorial

As we prepare to observe the Labor Day holiday on Monday, we are reminded of a quote that described workers as reliable, loyal, punctual, dependable and great problem solvers.

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State grades Jefferson City Public Schools a high ‘C’

Scores statewide have declined; local district says it has ‘not lost ground’

The Jefferson City School District continues to soldier onward as a high “C” student, according to the state of Missouri’s latest accountability measures for education.

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Central Missouri Community Action to purchase JC cafe

‘A social enterprise’

Cafe Via Roma will operate under new ownership later this fall, bringing a new work environment and model to the Jefferson City business.

Local churches, organizations address homeless issues

To explore the idea of coordinating efforts among churches and other organizations, a Homelessness Task Force organizational meeting will be 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Jefferson City.

Murder suspect of Fulton boy allegedly stole father’s gun

The man who admitted to the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old Fulton boy used a stolen handgun, according to court records.

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Ferguson confrontations reminiscent of ’68 protest in Capital City

Newspaper editorial prior to King's death 'added fuel to the fire'

The incidents are more than 46 years apart, but they began in similar fashion.

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