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UK govt approves sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich

May. 25, 2022 02:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Roman Abramovich’s 19 years as Chelsea owner is closer to ending after the British government approved the sale of the Premier League club by the sanctioned Russian oligarch to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly. The government had to...

Pederson hits 3 HRs, drives in 8 as Giants stun Mets 13-12

May. 25, 2022 03:09 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc Pederson turned a pair of pregame chats with home run king Barry Bonds into the best night of his career. Pederson homered three times and drove in a career-high eight runs, including a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the San Francisco...

It's his bag: Bradfield blazes trail as premier base stealer

May. 25, 2022 03:06 AM EDT

Enrique Bradfield Jr. has always been fast. That doesn't mean base stealing came naturally to him. The Vanderbilt sophomore is widely regarded as the most exciting player in college baseball, his reputation burnished two weeks ago by his steal of home with his team down a run with...

Andrus, Lowrie homer, A's end 13-game skid against Mariners

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a tying homer in the sixth, singled and scored in the seventh and the Oakland Athletics snapped a 13-game losing streak against the Seattle Mariners with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp had three hits for the Athletics and Jed Lowrie also...

Red Sox pound White Sox 16-3, extend win streak to 6 games

May. 25, 2022 02:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Story and Christian Vazquez each hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs as the Boston Red Sox set season highs in runs and hits in a 16-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Story’s homer off Dylan Cease capped a four-run first inning....

Smith's tiebreaking homer lifts Arizona past Royals 8-6

May. 25, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pavin Smith and pinch-hitter Jordan Luplow homered in a five-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 on Tuesday night. Arizona hit four homers and won for the fifth time in six games. The Diamondbacks lead the National League with...

Holton leads Vanderbilt past Mississippi 3-1 in SEC tourney

May. 25, 2022 02:02 AM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Carter Holton threw six shutout innings to lead No. 8 seed Vanderbilt to a 3-1 victory over No. 9 seed Mississippi in the single-elimination first round of the SEC Tournament on Wednesday night. Vanderbilt (36-19) moves on to play No. 1 seed Tennessee (49-7) on...

Burnes outlasts Snell as Taylor, Brewers beat Padres 4-1

May. 25, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Corbin Burnes outlasted Blake Snell in a showdown of recent Cy Young Award winners and Tyrone Taylor hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Tuesday night. Mike Brosseau also homered for the Brewers, who...

Thor hammers Rangers with 8 strong innings in Halos' 5-3 win

May. 25, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one run over eight strong innings of four-hit ball in his longest appearance since returning from elbow surgery, and Jared Walsh homered in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Luis Rengifo and...

Proposed women's hockey league teams with Billie Jean King

May. 25, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

North America’s top women’s hockey players are teaming up with former tennis star Billie Jean King and Los Angeles Dodgers chairman Mark Walter to explore launching a pro league within the next year, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Tuesday night. ...