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Daly hands Stanley Cup to Avalanche in Bettman's absence

Jun. 27, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — NHL Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly presented the Stanley Cup to Colorado Avalanche captain Gabriel Landeskog on Friday night because Commissioner Gary Bettman was sidelined by the coronavirus. Bettman recently tested positive and was unable to produce enough...

Taylor drives in go-ahead run, Dodgers top Braves 5-3 in 11

Jun. 27, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Taylor was certain his line drive was hooking foul. A deflection by Atlanta third baseman Austin Riley changed the path of the ball — and the outcome of a dramatic showdown between the last two World Series champions. Taylor had three hits,...

Avalanche dethrone Lightning to win Stanley Cup for 3rd time

Jun. 27, 2022 00:19 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nathan MacKinnon could not find the words. Gabriel Landeskog cracked a smile and a joke. After years of playoff disappointments, the Colorado Avalanche are back atop hockey’s mountain after dethroning the two-time defending champions. Behind a...

Schwarber hits 3-run HR, Harper-less Phils beat Padres 8-5

Jun. 26, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 on Sunday, a day after losing NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely with a broken left thumb. Harper was injured when he was...

Mahle ends long drought, Reds thump Giants 10-3

Jun. 26, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Sunday. Nick Senzel singled three times to pace Cincinnati on a day when every Reds starter had at least one...

Buxton's RBI triple sparks Twins in 6-3 win vs. Rockies

Jun. 26, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton raced around the bases all afternoon Sunday, his worth-the-price-of-admission speed on full display for the Minnesota Twins. The right knee trouble he's been fighting all season sure looked like an afterthought. “It’s a very fun...

LEADING OFF: Mariners-Angels penalties soon, Red Sox rolling

Jun. 26, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ DISCIPLINE ON DECK Major League Baseball will certainly soon be handing out penalties after the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels got into a huge brawl this weekend at Anaheim. ...

Red Sox beat Guardians 8-3 for sweep, winning streak at 7

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Story drove in two runs to reach 500 career RBIs, Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez each had three hits and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Guardians 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep that extended their winning streak to seven. Boston had 15 hits...

McClanahan strikes out 10, Rays beat Pirates 4-2 for sweep

Jun. 26, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane McClanahan struck out 10 over seven innings, Tampa Bay had a three-run seventh keyed by an overturend call and the Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Sunday. McClanahan (8-3) allowed one run...

Bell, Cruz lead Tetreault, Nationals over Rangers 6-4

Jun. 26, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jackson Tetreault allowed one run in six-plus innings in his third major league start, Josh Bell had his second three-hit game of the weekend and Nelson Cruz drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 Sunday. The Nationals...