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Ohtani throws 4 shutout innings, Trout, Pujols homer for LA

Apr. 21, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any time Shohei Ohtani takes the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, it's a must-see experience. On Tuesday night, the Japanese right-hander had a four-inning outing for the ages that could only be described as effectively wild. ...

Cron's 5 RBIs key Rockies' 6-2 win over Astros

Apr. 21, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron homered and drove in five runs, Jon Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Tuesday night. Dom Nuñez also hit a home run for the Rockies, who snapped a nine-game losing streak to...

Floyd's hometown exalts in verdict but tempers expectations

Apr. 21, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The streets of Houston’s Third Ward, a historically black neighborhood where George Floyd grew up, echoed with screams filled with the word “justice” in the moments after former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin was convicted of murder. “We...

Stars beat Red Wings, 5-2, extend win streak to 4 games

Apr. 20, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Detroit 5-2 on Tuesday night to sweep back-to-back games against the Red Wings and extend their winning streak to four games. Joe Pavelski, Tanner Kero, Blake...

Lawyer shifts legal fight from George Floyd to Pamela Turner

Apr. 20, 2021 21:25 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The conviction Tuesday of former Minneapolis Officer Derek Chauvin on murder and manslaughter charges for pinning George Floyd's neck with his knee was already drawing renewed attention to the legal fight in the death of another Black American, Pamela Turner. ...

For George Floyd, a complicated life and consequential death

Apr. 20, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Years before a bystander’s video of George Floyd’s last moments turned his name into a global cry for justice, Floyd trained a camera on himself. “I just want to speak to you all real quick,” Floyd says in one video, addressing the young men in...

Dogs' Wheeler declares for NBA draft, enters transfer portal

Apr. 20, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

Point guard Sahvir Wheeler, who led Georgia in scoring as a sophomore, said Tuesday he is entering his name in the NCAA's transfer portal while also exploring his NBA options. Wheeler averaged 14.0 points to lead Georgia while also leading the Southeastern Conference with...

Baylor women sign another grad transfer in Alabama PG Lewis

Apr. 20, 2021 20:06 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Big 12 women's basketball champion Baylor added another graduate transfer when Alabama starting point guard Jordan Lewis signed with the Lady Bears. The signing of Lewis, who started 130 games the past four seasons for the Crimson Tide, was announced...

Cork from Western Carolina is 5th D1 transfer added by TCU

Apr. 20, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU added a fifth Division I transfer when Western Carolina forward Xavier Cork joined the incoming class for the Horned Frogs and coach Jamie Dixon. Cork, who is from Sulphur Springs, Texas, played 58 games the past two seasons for Western...

Texas Tech adds 2nd signee since Mark Adams replaced Beard

Apr. 20, 2021 19:02 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has added a second signee for new head coach Mark Adams, with Dallas Baptist career scoring leader Chandler Jacobs planning to complete his accounting degree at the NCAA Division II school this semester and then join the Red Raiders as a graduate transfer. ...