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Eriksen's teammates to 'play for Christian' at Euro 2020

Jun. 14, 2021 07:07 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen had a simple message for his Denmark teammates when he spoke to them from the hospital for the first time following his collapse at the European Championship. ”He told us to look forward, and to look forward to the game on...

Trio of walkoffs helps Phillies move above .500

Jun. 14, 2021 03:33 AM EDT

On the surface, not much has changed in Philadelphia. The Phillies are hovering around .500 — the same place they've been for several years now. This past week provided a little more hope, however. The Phillies won three straight games in walkoff...

Suns rising at the right time, roar into conference finals

Jun. 14, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jae Crowder received all sorts of quizzical text messages for his decision to sign with the Phoenix Suns in the offseason. What was he thinking? The Suns hadn't been to the playoffs in a decade. The West was stacked. “I look like a...

LEADING OFF: Blue Jays bop at Fenway, Rays-Chisox meet up

Jun. 14, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MONSTER MASH Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the bashing Blue Jays try to keep up their power surge at Fenway Park. Teoscar Hernández hit a pair of three-run...

The Phelps factor: Kalisz claims return trip to Olympics

Jun. 14, 2021 01:45 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even though he retired from swimming five years ago, Michael Phelps' impact was felt on the opening night of the U.S. Olympic trials. Chase Kalisz, who says Phelps is like a big brother, claimed another trip to the Olympics by winning the 400-meter...

Downs, Schnell capture final spots on US Olympic diving team

Jun. 14, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Downs defeated a pair of Olympians to win the men’s 3-meter springboard title at the U.S. diving trials, earning a trip to the Tokyo Games at age 17. Delaney Schnell won the women’s 10-meter platform title on Sunday. Downs finished with...

NC St, Texas, Tennessee, Arizona lock up CWS bids; Hogs out

Jun. 14, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

North Carolina State, Texas, Tennessee and Arizona locked up spots in the College World Series on Sunday, with the Wolfpack knocking out No. 1 national seed Arkansas. Two days after losing its NCAA super regional opener by 19 runs, Jose Torres hit a tiebreaking home run...

MVP Nikola Jokic ejected, Suns sweep Nuggets 125-118

Jun. 14, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Chris Paul couldn't miss. Devin Booker couldn't be stopped. The Phoenix Suns roared into the Western Conference Finals for the first time in 11 years Sunday night with a testy 125-118 victory over Denver that completed a four-game sweep. ...

Arizona punches CWS ticket with 16-3 romp over Mississippi

Jun. 14, 2021 01:00 AM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Branden Boissiere went 4-for-6 with two doubles, driving in five runs and scoring three, and No. 5 seed Arizona pounded out 20 hits to roll to a 16-3 victory over No. 12 seed Mississippi in the rubber game of the Tucson Super Regional on Sunday, earning the Wildcats a...

No. 2 Texas completes sweep of South Florida for CWS berth

Jun. 14, 2021 00:43 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Trey Faltine drove in three runs with a pair of doubles and Cam Williams hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning after walking his first four times up and scoring three times as No. 2 overall seed Texas breezed into the College World Series with a 12-4 victory over...