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UK govt approves sale of Chelsea by sanctioned Abramovich

May. 25, 2022 02:31 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, Giants outslug Mets 13-12

May. 25, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joc 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 Giants outslugged the New York Mets 13-12 on Tuesday night in one of the wildest games imaginable. Brandon...

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. ...

Contreras gets first walk-off hit, Braves edge Phillies 6-5

May. 25, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — William Contreras picked the perfect moment for the first walk-off hit of his career. His parents, William Contreras and Olga Castillo, were in the stands for the first time watching him play a major league game, and the 24-year-old wanted to send them back to...