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   PITTSBURGH (AP) - Josh Harrison came off the bench to hit a two-out, two-run double in the sixth inning to help the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-3 on Thursday.
 
   That gave the Pirates a 5-3 lead.
 
   The runs gave reliever A.J. Schugel (1-1) his first major league win after he had surrendered the lead inherited from starter Gerrit Cole in the top half of the inning. Schugel gave up a two-run single to Paul Goldschmidt in his only inning of work.
 
   Arizona starter Patrick Corbin (2-4) took the loss. He was responsible for both runners that scored on Harrison's double, which was hit off reliever Jake Barrett.
 
   Cole smacked a three-run homer in the third inning and added a double for the Bucs, before being relieved by Schugel.
 
   The Pirates added three runs in the eighth inning. Andrew Chafin loaded the bases and gave way to Evan Marshall, who gave up a two-run double to Jung Ho Kang and an RBI double to Starling Marte.

 

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - Martin Truex Junior won the pole Thursday night for the Coca-Cola 600, NASCAR's longest race of the year.

Truex turned a lap of 192.328 to take the top spot from Joey Logano.

Logano, who had the top qualifying time in the first two rounds and won the All-Star race last week at Charlotte Motor Speedway, will start alongside Truex on the front row. It is the fifth time this year Logano has started on the front row.

Ricky Stenhouse Junior will start third, Denny Hamlin fourth and Brad Keselowski fifth.

Greg Biffle was sixth-fastest in qualifying and Jimmie Johnson seventh. Sprint Cup points leader Kevin Harvick will start eighth, followed by defending race champion Carl Edwards and Trevor Bayne.

Dale Earnhardt Junior will start 25th.

 

 

NEW YORK (AP) - Stephen Curry has knocked down another honor.

The dead-eye point guard who led the Golden State Warriors to a record 73 wins in the regular season was named to the All-NBA first team Thursday. The league's MVP was the only player named on all 129 ballots in voting by a panel of writers and broadcasters.

Curry was joined on the first team by Cleveland's LeBron James, Oklahoma City's Russell Westbrook, San Antonio's Kawhi Leonard and the Los Angeles Clippers' DeAndre Jordan.

James is a first-team choice for the 10th time in 13 seasons. Curry is on the first team for the second straight year, while Westbrook, Leonard and Jordan are among the top five for the first time.

James joins Jordan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Elgin Baylor, Bob Cousy, Tim Duncan, Bob Pettit and Jerry West as 10-time first-team selections, one behind the record shared by Kobe Bryant and Karl Malone.

 

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