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Sheriff: Woman purposely drove into teens playing basketball

Apr. 20, 2021 13:04 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A white North Carolina woman was charged with driving her car into a yard where three Black teenagers were playing basketball, injuring one of them. A Pitt County Sheriff's Office news release said deputies responded Sunday afternoon to a report...

Denver Nuggets sign veteran Austin Rivers to 10-day contract

Apr. 20, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets bolstered their injury-depleted backcourt by signing veteran guard Austin Rivers to a 10-day contract Tuesday. Rivers is expected to be available when the Nuggets visit Portland on Wednesday night. He brings size and...

Mariners use 2 HRs, Moore's defensive gem to top Dodgers 4-3

Apr. 20, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie Taylor Trammell homered and added a key RBI double, third baseman Dylan Moore thwarted a Dodgers rally with a terrific defensive play in the seventh and the Seattle Mariners beat Los Angeles 4-3 on Monday night in a matchup of early season division leaders. ...

Urias, Woodruff help Brewers beat Musgrove, Padres 3-1

Apr. 20, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Woodruff and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Luis Urias homered in his return to Petco Park before leaving with an injury as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres 3-1 Monday night. Billy McKinney also...

Jokic's 47 leads Nuggets over Grizzlies 139-137 in 2 OTs

Apr. 20, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 47 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer late in the second overtime, and the Denver Nuggets rallied to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 139-137 on Monday night. Jokic added 15 rebounds and eight assists, Will Barton scored 28 and Michael...

Talbot stops 22 shots, Wild beat Coyotes 5-2

Apr. 20, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild are in a comfortable position to make the playoffs as the regular season winds toward the finish. No reason to let up now. Kevin Fiala had a goal and an assist, Cam Talbot stopped 22 shots and the Wild...

Suns edge Bucks 128-127 after foul in final second of OT

Apr. 20, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Devin Booker said he knew he’d been fouled as he put up a shot in the final second of overtime. His coach agreed. “I heard the slap,” Phoenix Suns coach Monty Williams said. “I was just concerned as to when it happened. I wanted to make sure it...

Stars get shootout win over Red Wings to boost playoff push

Apr. 20, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas Stars finally got another extra point after regulation, and it moved the defending Western Conference champions up in the standings in their late push to get back in the playoffs. Denis Gurianov scored in the fifth round of a shootout for a 3-2...

Rays' Fleming delivers in home state, TB beats Royals 4-1

Apr. 20, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Fleming pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Kevin Kiermaier led a strong effort from the bottom of Tampa Bay's batting order and the Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Monday night. Fleming (1-1) struck out three in 5 1/3 innings,...

Vatrano scores twice as Panthers beat Blue Jackets 4-2

Apr. 19, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Frank Vatrano scored two goals, Anthony Duclair had a pair of assists and the Florida Panthers defeated the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Monday night. Sam Bennett and Radko Gudas also scored for the Panthers, who have won five straight games against...