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Monarch butterfly numbers in Mexico rise by 35%

May. 24, 2022 16:07 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican experts said Monday that 35% more monarch butterflies arrived this year to spend the winter in mountaintop forests, compared to the previous season. Experts say the rise may reflect the butterflies’ ability to adapt to more extreme bouts of heat or...

Scientists will set 1,000 traps for murder hornets this year

May. 24, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Scientists will set about 1,000 traps this year in their quest to wipe out the Asian giant hornet in Washington, the state Department of Agriculture said Tuesday. Scientists believe the hornets, first detected in the Pacific Northwest state in 2019, are...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...

Goldschmidt's slam in 10th lifts Cards to 7-3 win over Jays

May. 24, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt hit a walkoff grand slam in the 10th inning Monday night, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 7-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. “I was just trying to make sure I could put something in play,” Goldschmidt said. “I was able to get enough...

Vasilevskiy, Lightning beat Panthers 2-0 in Game 4 for sweep

May. 23, 2022 22:56 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy had 49 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning completed a four-game sweep of the Florida Panthers with a 2-0 victory Monday night that sent the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions back to the Eastern Conference final for the sixth time in eight years. ...

Rangers-Hurricanes series getting chippy heading into Game 4

May. 23, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

New York Rangers coach Gerard Gallant was displeased with the skirmish at the end of his team's Game 3 win against the Carolina Hurricanes. One day later, he was ready to put it behind them. “Last night in the heat of the moment, you're (upset),” Gallant said...

Park City, Whistler return to World Cup luge schedule

May. 23, 2022 09:36 AM EDT

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Luge’s governing body said it plans on bringing races back to North America for the first time in nearly three years, with stops planned for Park City, Utah, and Whistler, Canada. The International Luge Federation released its planned schedule for the...

Real Salt Lake gets 2 second-half goals, beats Montreal 2-1

May. 22, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Justen Glad and Sergio Córdova scored in a 12-minute span in the second half, leading Real Salt Lake to a 2-1 win over CF Montreal on Sunday. Djordje Mihailovic scored for Montreal (6-5-2), which dropped points at home for the first time this season. ...

Araujo dos Santos, Johnson lead NYCFC past Chicago 1-0

May. 22, 2022 20:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored on a penalty kick in the 28th minute and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC defeated the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday. NYCF (7-3-2) at least temporarily moved two points ahead of the Philadelphia Union for the top spot in...

Votto hits tiebreaking HR in 8th, Reds beat Blue Jays 3-2

May. 22, 2022 18:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Joey Votto hit a tiebreaking homer in the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds held on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Sunday, avoiding a three-game sweep. Votto, who is from suburban Toronto, went deep for the fourth time in 12 career games at Rogers Centre. ...