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US Open returns to Torrey Pines and to prime time

Jun. 15, 2021 11:00 AM EDT

UNITED STATES GOLF ASSOCIATION U.S. OPEN Site: San Diego. Course: Torrey Pines GC (South). Yardage: 7, 652. Par: 71. Prize money: $12.5 million. Winner's share: $2.25 million. Television:...

Irving out, Harden doubtful for Game 5 when Nets host Bucks

Jun. 15, 2021 10:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — First they lost James Harden, then Kyrie Irving, and finally the Brooklyn Nets lost their lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Though the series is tied, the Milwaukee Bucks are way ahead in the health category. Down to Kevin...

Lightning benefit from exploiting cap loophole with Kucherov

Jun. 15, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

Nikita Kucherov would have much rather ground through the season with his Tampa Bay Lightning teammates than sit out all 56 games while recovering from hip surgery. "Missing a whole year, you ask any player, you don’t want to be that guy," Kucherov said. ...

Eriksen sends public thank you message from hospital

Jun. 15, 2021 08:53 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen sent his first public message from the hospital on Tuesday, thanking supporters for their “sweet and amazing” well-wishes after his collapse at the European Championship. Eriksen remains in the hospital after suffering cardiac...

LEADING OFF: 3 aces ailing, D'backs and O's lost on road

Jun. 15, 2021 04:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING ACES Three of baseball's best pitchers are hurting. Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber won’t throw for at least two weeks because of a right shoulder strain,...

Smith, Taylor homer in Dodgers' 3-1 win over Phillies

Jun. 15, 2021 02:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Will Smith decided to praise every Dodgers reliever who came through against the Phillies, the catcher had a lengthy list to remember. “DP (David Price) coming in, Joe (Kelly), Blake (Treinen), Victor (González), and Kenley (Jansen) closing it...

Bauers' 1st homer for Mariners caps comeback, tops Twins 4-3

Jun. 15, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When Jake Bauers connected in the fifth inning, he was certain the ball was destined to leave the park only to see it caught on the warning track thanks to the heavy air and vast outfield of his new home field. “I’ve had a few homers to center in my...

Moreland's 1,000th hit, Murphy's HR help A's down Angels 8-5

Jun. 15, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night. Sean Manaea overcame an early home run and pitched into the sixth inning to help the AL West...

Crawford, Giants send Diamondbacks to 20th road loss in row

Jun. 15, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford's big bat helped San Francisco finally snap out of an offensive funk as Arizona's road struggles kept going. Crawford homered and drove in three runs as the Giants sent the Diamondbacks to their 20th straight road loss with a 5-2...

Vegas opens Stanley Cup semifinal with 4-1 win over Montreal

Jun. 15, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens’ rich history didn’t mean much when it came to facing upstart Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1...