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Woods hopeful a 5th Masters leads to more majors

Apr. 25, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods hopes winning the Masters to end 11 years without a major will lead to more majors in his pursuit of the record held by Jack Nicklaus. But in an interview with GOLFTV, Woods says catching Nicklaus won't be easy. Woods says he needs everything to fall into place to...

Jazz will focus on adding offensive punch in offseason

Apr. 25, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Few teams could match the Utah Jazz in their ability to dominate on defense this season. An inability to generate consistent offense, however, ultimately doomed Utah in the postseason. After getting knocked out of the first-round of the postseason by the Houston Rockets, change is in...

Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier became the Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland Indians for $25,000 to gain outfield depth. Frazier, a 24-year-old outfielder, is hitting .324 with six homers...

Rested Islanders ready to go against Hurricanes in 2nd round

Apr. 25, 2019 7:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Islanders are rested and ready to go. The Carolina Hurricanes haven't had a chance to relax after outlasting the defending champions in a marathon seven-game series. More than a week after finishing off a sweep in the first round, Mathew Barzal and the defense-first Islanders...

Golden Knights ready to turn page, look toward next season

Apr. 25, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights' second postseason didn't last nearly as long as their first but general manager George McPhee said "there will be no pity parties" after the way it ended, and the team is already looking forward to next year. "We're going to take the rearview mirror out and move...

Cubs' Russell says he's focused on becoming a better person

Apr. 25, 2019 7:13 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell said Thursday that he is focused on "trying to become a better person" since being suspended for 40 games for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Russell was suspended last fall after a series of allegations made by his...

Lester solid in return, but Dodgers get past Cubs 2-1

Apr. 25, 2019 7:01 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Although it wasn't enough to keep the Cubs rolling, Jon Lester was pleased with his first outing in more than two weeks. The Los Angeles Dodgers spoiled the veteran left-hander's return to the rotation by scoring on an error and a sacrifice fly, beating Chicago 2-1 on Thursday to avoid a...

Banged-up Sharks prepare for 2nd-round series vs. rested Avs

Apr. 25, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — As the San Jose Sharks survived back-to-back overtime games that left captain Joe Pavelski bloodied and dazed, and most of his teammates drained emotionally and physically, the Colorado Avalanche sat back and watched. Whether that will have an impact when the teams meet in the...

Weather halts first-round play at PGA Tour's Zurich Classic

Apr. 25, 2019 6:32 PM EDT

AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Nearly three inches of heavy rain and lightning forced a stoppage in play lasting more than seven hours Thursday during the first round of the Zurich Classic team event. The first players to tee off were on the course for a little more than 2 1/2 hours before the horn sounded to...

Twins backup Astudillo's cult hero status keeps growing

Apr. 25, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The most popular player on the Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher and play-him-almost-anywhere everyman Willians Astudillo, whose all-in, all-out style has endeared him to players and fans alike since he made his major league debut last season. Astudillo's cult hero status will...