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Training camps opening after NHL's shortest offseason

Sep. 21, 2021 02:35 AM EDT

Every offseason feels short to Philipp Grubauer, though this one was a doozy. After playing the most games of his NHL career, the German goaltender saw his season end with Colorado in June, waited for a new contract and, by the end of July, joined the expansion Seattle...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 21, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound — and plate — as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6, 2.78...

Marlins' Chisholm HRs twice, scores on wild pitch in 10th

Sep. 21, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. homered twice before scoring from third on a wild pitch in the 10th inning and the Miami Marlins beat the Washington Nationals 8-7 Monday night. After Dylan Floro (6-6) pitched a scoreless top of the 10th, Chisholm took his place at second...

Shane Baz wins MLB debut, Rays cut Blue Jays' wild-card lead

Sep. 21, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto's lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night. Tampa Bay has a seven-game...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 20, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound -- and plate -- as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6,...

FBI searches Florida home of Gabby Petito's boyfriend

Sep. 20, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

NORTH PORT, Fla. (AP) — FBI agents and police Monday searched the home of the boyfriend wanted for questioning in the death of 22-year-old Gabby Petito, whose body was discovered over the weekend at a Wyoming national park months after the couple set out on a cross-country road trip. ...

Alcohol banned at beach to discourage Georgia-Florida party

Sep. 20, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Officials are banning alcohol at a Georgia beach for the weekend of the Georgia-Florida football matchup, hoping to discourage big crowds amid a high rate of coronavirus infections. Commissioners in Glynn County voted 6-to-1 to prohibit...

Mullen: QB Richardson to 'do a little bit more at practice'

Sep. 20, 2021 17:01 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida quarterback Anthony Richardson will “probably do a little bit more at practice” this week before the 11th-ranked Gators host Tennessee, coach Dan Mullen said Monday. Richardson was held out of Saturday’s 31-29 loss to Alabama as a...

Tests on Tagovailoa's ribs gives Miami hope he plays Week 3

Sep. 20, 2021 16:11 PM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — For the Miami Dolphins, Sunday was bad. Monday was at least somewhat better. A battery of tests run on quarterback Tua Tagovailoa failed to show any serious problems other than bruised ribs, raising at least the possibility that he could play...

Backup defenders making impact for defending SB champions

Sep. 20, 2021 15:02 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — For all that’s been made about the importance of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers returning all 22 starters from last season, the team’s depth is one of the keys to the 2-0 start for the defending Super Bowl champions. Yes, Tom Brady has a personal-best...