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Ranger Suárez and Bryce Harper help the Phillies beat the Rockies 5-0

Apr. 16, 2024 21:56 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ranger Suárez pitched a seven-hitter, Bryce Harper homered and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Tuesday night. Suárez struck out eight and walked one in the majors' second complete game this season. It was the first shutout for a...

Police seeking arrest of Pennsylvania state lawmaker for allegedly violating restraining order

Apr. 16, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Philadelphia police said Tuesday that they issued an arrest warrant for a state lawmaker for violating a restraining order. A police spokesperson said the agency was unable to discuss the details of the warrant issued for Rep. Kevin Boyle. He was expected to...

Pache's single, Harper's catch in 10th inning lift Phillies past Rockies

Apr. 15, 2024 22:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristian Pache hit a walk-off single with one out in the 10th inning after Bryce Harper made a leaping, run-saving catch in the top of the frame to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Colorado Rockies...

NBA Play-In Game Preview: West games on Tuesday. East games on Wednesday. Eliminations on Friday

Apr. 15, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers are back in the play-in tournament. So is Stephen Curry, as he and Golden State will be fighting for their season. And Jimmy Butler returns as well, after this round last year was the first step on Miami's way to the NBA Finals. The postseason...

Heat tune up for postseason by topping Raptors 118-103 in regular-season finale

Apr. 14, 2024 16:10 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — After a 46-win regular season, the Miami Heat still aren't in the playoffs. It'll take one more victory to get that job done. And they'll have two chances, if necessary. Thomas Bryant scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, Jaime Jaquez Jr. added 18...

In politically riven Pennsylvania, primary voters will pick candidates in presidential contest year

Apr. 14, 2024 00:08 AM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The two parties in Pennsylvania's state House and its congressional delegation are nearly evenly divided, and that won't change once results are in from next week's primary election. But come November, the candidates the parties will select April 23 for...

Mets fans give slumping Francisco Lindor the Trea Turner treatment: cheers rather than boos

Apr. 13, 2024 01:00 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to help Francisco Lindor out of his early funk, New York Mets fans gave him the Trea Turner treatment. Cheers instead of catcalls. Warm ovations rather than angry boos. And the star shortstop was certainly appreciative. “I wasn't expecting...

Heat never trail on the way to a 125-103 win over Raptors, keeping playoff hope going

Apr. 12, 2024 23:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — When the final whistle blows in Miami on Sunday, the Heat might be in the playoffs. They might also be back in the play-in tournament. As long as they're clicking, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra will like their chances. Nikola Jovic scored 22 points, Jaime...

Joel Embiid returns from injury scare, scores 32 as 76ers beat Magic 125-113

Apr. 12, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 32 points, 13 rebounds and seven assists after an apparent injury scare in the first half and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the Orlando Magic 125-113 on Friday night in a critical game for Eastern Conference playoff seedings. Tyrese Maxey scored 28...

Falter beats former team, leads Pirates over Phillies 5-2 as Harper stops 0-for-18 slide

Apr. 12, 2024 21:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bailey Falter allowed one run over five innings to beat his former team, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over Philadelphia 5-2 on Friday night as Phillies star Bryce Harper broke out of an 0-for-18 slide with two hits. David Bednar pitched a perfect ninth for his...