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Doncic, Mavs avoid sweep with 119-109 win over Warriors

May. 25, 2022 01:29 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks had to wait out a rain delay in the middle of the game and sweat out some tense moments near the end. Once they did, they avoided a sweep and were still alive in the Western Conference finals. Doncic had 30 points...

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

May. 25, 2022 00:58 AM EDT

In Dallas, Steve Kerr and Jason Kidd did not want to talk about basketball. LeBron James made no effort to hide his anger. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, a young father, called the news “devastating." The sports world reacted swiftly Tuesday to the news of an 18-year-old...

Osaka's mental health discussion resonates at French Open

May. 25, 2022 02:09 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Naomi Osaka’s 2022 French Open is over following a first-round loss. The players remaining in the tournament see and hear products of her frank discussion about anxiety and depression a year ago — from new “quiet rooms” and three on-call psychiatrists at Roland Garros to a...

UK govt approves sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich

May. 25, 2022 02:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roman Abramovich’s 19 years as Chelsea owner is closer to ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. The government had to...

Rangers power past Hurricanes 4-1 in Game 4 to even series

May. 24, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers got the kind of strong, all-around effort from the start they needed and stormed past the Carolina Hurricanes. Andrew Copp had a goal and two assists, and Frank Vatrano and Adam Fox each had a goal and an assist as the Rangers beat the...

Oilers win 5-3, push Flames to the brink of elimination

May. 25, 2022 01:03 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his second goal of the game with 3:27 left in regulation, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the second-round playoff series. Evander Kane scored his NHL-leading 11th and...

Pederson hits 3 HRs, drives in 8 as Giants stun Mets 13-12

May. 25, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson turned a pair of pregame chats with home run king Barry Bonds into the best night of his career. Pederson homered three times and drove in a career-high eight runs, including a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco...

Essay: IndyCar veteran Tony Kanaan on career, 'what now?'

May. 25, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar this month is working to decrease the stigma around mental health conversations, both in the racing community and beyond. The series started by gathering a group of drivers for a wide-ranging conversation about their own mental health and ways they’ve worked to deal...

Kelsie Whitmore & 'The Thing' take on the Atlantic League

May. 24, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing Atlantic League hitters notice about Kelsie Whitmore is the obvious: the Staten Island FerryHawks pitcher is the only woman in a league full of former major leaguers. The surprises don't stop there. The next thing they're likely to see is a pretty...

Emotional Trevino delivers for Yanks on late dad's birthday

May. 25, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Trevino stood next to his pinstriped teammates, hands on his head, and looked around at the celebration he'd just set off at Yankee Stadium. Exactly the moment he and his father dreamed about together. Until Joe Trevino died in 2013. Tears...

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Live updates | Ukraine: Russian shelling kills 6 civilians

May. 25, 2022 03:41 AM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine — A regional governor in eastern Ukraine says at least six civilians have been killed by the latest Russian shelling. Luhansk region Gov. Serhiy Haidai said Wednesday that another eight people were wounded in the shelling of the town of Sievierodonetsk over the...

UK govt approves sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich

May. 25, 2022 02:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roman Abramovich’s 19 years as Chelsea owner is closer to ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. The government had to...

Von Miller makes his presence felt at 1st Bills practice

May. 25, 2022 03:17 AM EDT

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — For someone who acknowledged being torn over leaving a Super Bowl champion and the bright lights of Los Angeles for Buffalo, Von Miller certainly looked at home wearing a Bills helmet in making his practice debut on Tuesday. Whether it was grooving to the...

Pederson hits 3 HRs, drives in 8 as Giants stun Mets 13-12

May. 25, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson turned a pair of pregame chats with home run king Barry Bonds into the best night of his career. Pederson homered three times and drove in a career-high eight runs, including a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco...

It's his bag: Bradfield blazes trail as premier base stealer

May. 25, 2022 03:06 AM EDT

Enrique Bradfield Jr. has always been fast. That doesn't mean base stealing came naturally to him. The Vanderbilt sophomore is widely regarded as the most exciting player in college baseball, his reputation burnished two weeks ago by his steal of home with his team down a run with...

Essay: IndyCar veteran Tony Kanaan on career, 'what now?'

May. 25, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar this month is working to decrease the stigma around mental health conversations, both in the racing community and beyond. The series started by gathering a group of drivers for a wide-ranging conversation about their own mental health and ways they’ve worked to deal...

Jets' Curry back on field after spleen, blood clot scare

May. 25, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — An enlarged spleen, a blood clot and a steady dose of blood thinners kept Vinny Curry off the football field last season. The New York Jets defensive end was happy to be alive, but dearly missed the game he loves. So he tackled the only thing he could: his...

Lance looks comfortable in role as starting QB for 49ers

May. 25, 2022 02:58 AM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Trey Lance took the practice field this week for the San Francisco 49ers in a far different state than his rookie campaign. The nagging finger injury that limited him all last season has healed, his knowledge of the offense has grown and he has emerged as...

Andrus, Lowrie homer, A's end 13-game skid against Mariners

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a tying homer in the sixth, singled and scored in the seventh and the Oakland Athletics snapped a 13-game losing streak against the Seattle Mariners with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp had three hits for the Athletics and Jed Lowrie also...

British government grants license for sale of Chelsea by sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich to group led to Todd Boehly

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — British government grants license for sale of Chelsea by sanctioned owner Roman Abramovich to group led to Todd Boehly.