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LEADING OFF: Mets' deGrom faces Nats, Kershaw vs. Darvish

Apr. 23, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DEGROMINATOR Jacob deGrom of the Mets is 1-1 with a 0.45 ERA, 35 strikeouts and three walks in 20 innings going into a homestand opener against Washington and Erick Fedde...

Cubs beat Mets 4-3 on Heyward's single in 10th

Apr. 23, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward had a game-ending, pinch-hit single in the 10th after Dan Winkler stranded the bases loaded in the top of the inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 4-3 Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep. Kris Bryant had two hits and...

Slumping Yankees rally from early hole to down Indians 6-3

Apr. 22, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — There were quality at-bats. There was energy. There was urgency. For one of the first times in this young season, the New York Yankees played up to their payroll. “Tonight we showed what we are," shortstop Gleyber Torres said...

Voracek, van Riemsdyk lead Flyers past Rangers, 3-2

Apr. 22, 2021 22:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James van Riemsdyk scored two power-play goals and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Thursday night to snap a two-game slide. Jakub Voracek scored the deciding goal for Philadelphia, and Brian Elliott made 33 saves. Ivan Provorov...

Police chiefs hail Chauvin verdict as a key step to healing

Apr. 22, 2021 21:41 PM EDT

Not long after a jury convicted former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin of killing George Floyd, police chiefs across the U.S. started speaking up. And it wasn't to defend the police. New Orleans Police Superintendent Shaun Ferguson said convicting Chauvin on...

LEADING OFF: Mets' deGrom faces Nats, Kershaw vs Darvish

Apr. 22, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: ___ DEGROMINATOR Jacob deGrom of the Mets is 1-1 with a 0.45 ERA, 35 strikeouts and three walks in 20 innings going into a homestand opener against Washington and Erick Fedde...

Hawks' Young out against Heat, Bucks with left ankle sprain

Apr. 22, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta point guard Trae Young will miss the Hawks' home games against Miami on Friday night and Milwaukee on Sunday because of a sprained left ankle. Young was injured Wednesday night in a 137-127 overtime loss at the New York Knicks. X-rays in New York...

Hundreds of theater workers demand change in Times Square

Apr. 22, 2021 19:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of theater workers marched down Broadway on Thursday, rallying to demand more inclusion in the industry, protesting producer Scott Rudin and to call for greater transparency from the Actors’ Equity Association union. “I believe that change...

Sharpton decries 'stench of racism' in Daunte Wright's death

Apr. 22, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Daunte Wright, the young Black man shot by an officer during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis, was not “just some kid with an air freshener,” but a “prince” whose life ended too soon at the hands of police, the Rev. Al Sharpton said Thursday during an...

NYC to pay $750,000 to woman who was shackled during labor

Apr. 22, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A woman who says she was shackled by police for hours while in active labor has settled a lawsuit against New York City for $750,000, her lawyers announced Thursday. The woman, who filed the lawsuit anonymously, was arrested for a minor charge in 2018...