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Austin FC tops LAFC 2-1; Vela reaches milestone with a PK

May. 19, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruben Gabrielsen and Diego Fagúndez scored, propelling Austin FC to a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles FC Wednesday night. The victory came despite LAFC's Carlos Vela becoming the third-fastest player in MLS history to reach 100 combined goals and assists. Vela...

Lowe HR in 10th gives Rangers 6-5 win and sweep of Angels

May. 19, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nathaniel Lowe is starting to feel better at the plate again for the Texas Rangers, and one big swing gave them a series sweep. Lowe hit a two-run homer on the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Rangers, after blowing the lead in the ninth...

France HRs, Gonzales solid as Mariners top Jays, avoid sweep

May. 18, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ty France hit a two-run homer, Marco Gonzales pitched six solid innings to snap a five-start winless streak and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Cal Raleigh and Abraham Toro each hit solo home runs...

Ruidiaz, Frei lead Sounders to 1-0 victory over Dynamo

May. 18, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored in the 28th minute and Stefan Frei made it stand up to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday. Alex Roldan had an assist on Ruidiaz’s game-winner for the Sounders (4-5-1). Roldan's assist came at the end...

Pivetta tosses 2-hitter to lead Red Sox past Astros 5-1

May. 18, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Astros littered the seats of Fenway Park with home runs during their rout of the Red Sox on Tuesday. A day later, Boston pitcher Nick Pivetta barely allowed Houston to put the ball in play. Pivetta pitched a two-hitter, Xander Bogaerts hit a solo...

Doctor who fought church gunman remembered as kind protector

May. 18, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ALISO VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — He was known by all as simply Dr. John, the quiet, calm physician who mentored kids in kung fu, finding time between patient appointments to encourage people to learn self-defense. So it was no surprise to friends and colleagues that John Cheng spent his final moments...

Astros' Odorizzi: MRI shows some leg damage, no set return

May. 18, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Astros pitcher Jake Odorizzi says an MRI on his left leg showed damage that will sideline him for an indefinite period, but added he felt fortunate an injury at Fenway Park this week wasn't worse. Odorizzi heard a pop in his ankle during Monday night's start against...

Feds: National Guard members on state duty can join unions

May. 18, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The Department of Justice has given the green light to National Guard members on active duty for their states to join labor unions, despite a U.S. law that makes it a felony for military personnel on active federal duty to unionize. The department on Tuesday...

Texas inmate who escaped bus got out of restraints, cage

May. 18, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

CENTERVILLE, Texas (AP) — A convicted murderer who escaped from a prison transport bus in Texas last week got out of his restraints and a cage before stabbing the driver, and he is still on the run Wednesday, authorities said. Gonzalo Lopez, 46, who was serving a life sentence, was...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 18, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice. May 17, 2022. Editorial: GOP primary sets up fight for democracy Primary election day dawned this morning with Pennsylvania Republicans doing their best imitation of Pennsylvania Democrats. For months, they have watched...