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Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets

Apr. 24, 2019 2:29 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Bruins needed performances from up and down their roster to outlast the Toronto Maples Leafs in yet another seven-game slugfest between the Original Six franchises. Boston will literally have just a day to enjoy its 5-1 win over Toronto in Game 7 on Tuesday night, with their Eastern...

Puig's long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6

Apr. 23, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yasiel Puig gave his fans reason to cheer with his first home run for the Reds in Cincinnati. Now he wants a dining recommendation from them. Puig hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the facade of the second deck in left-center field, and the Reds wasted an early lead and then...

Carrasco injures left leg in Indians' 3-1 loss to Marlins

Apr. 23, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' powerful pitching is suddenly problematic. Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings with an injured left leg and Miami quickly jumped on his replacement for three runs as the Marlins beat Cleveland 3-1 for their second road win Tuesday night. Carrasco, who was coming off...

Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy. This year's draft, which begins Thursday night, is stocked with defenders who can be...

AP Source: Cavs to interview Blazers assistants to be coach

Apr. 23, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers' coaching search will venture into the Pacific Northwest. Cleveland plans to interview Portland assistants Nate Tibbetts and David Vanterpool for its coaching job, a person familiar with the team's plans told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The Cavs have received permission...

Matt Kemp put on IL by Reds because of broken rib

Apr. 23, 2019 4:09 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — All-Star outfielder Matt Kemp has been put on the 10-day injured list by the Cincinnati Reds because of a broken left rib, a move retroactive to Monday. Kemp was hurt when he crashed into an outfield wall Sunday. "I fought the wall and the wall won — as it usually does," Kemp said...

Hanley Ramirez chooses free agency after stint with Indians

Apr. 23, 2019 2:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Slugger Hanley Ramirez is again a free agent following a short stint with the Indians. Ramirez cleared waivers on Tuesday and rather than signing a minor league deal with Cleveland, the 35-year-old elected free agency. He played in 15 games for the Indians, batting .239 with two homers and...

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

Apr. 23, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens of patients who died is settling three resulting wrongful-death cases, while 24 more lawsuits are pending. The family of 78-year-old Lora Stone reached a $250,000...

Ohio top court to hear arguments in TV news defamation case

Apr. 22, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Supreme Court will hear arguments Wednesday in an appeal involving a defamation lawsuit that alleged a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers." A Columbus family sued WBNS-TV in 2016 after the station reported on a hover board robbery at Fort Rapids...

Wrestling coach accused of ignoring hazing pleads not guilty

Apr. 22, 2019 12:31 PM EDT

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a youth wrestling coach in Ohio accused of knowing about hazing among wrestlers but not stopping it has pleaded not guilty to charges of child endangerment and hazing. Franklin police say 58-year-old Bart Freidenberg turned himself in last week and was released after making...