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White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game

Apr. 21, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game Friday night, and is in stable but critical condition. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning, and was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs. He regained consciousness before he was...

Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

Apr. 21, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich won't coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife. Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coached San Antonio in Game 3 and will again Sunday afternoon. Erin Popovich passed away Wednesday from a...

Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

Apr. 21, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might have cost him his job. Onetime San Francisco 49ers teammate Eric Reid presented...

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Apr. 21, 2018 4:26 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on Twitter...

Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

Apr. 21, 2018 1:20 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Length and athleticism make the Milwaukee Bucks a dangerous team with the ball. When they defend the way they did on Friday night against the Boston Celtics, they're nearly unstoppable. Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Bucks used a dominating first...

Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1

Apr. 21, 2018 12:15 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of about 2½ minutes into the game, Washington forward Markieff Morris and Toronto's OG Anunoby needed to be separated after a near-fight that drew in other players. Early in the third quarter Friday night, Raptors guard Kyle Lowry was called for a flagrant foul when he swiped a...

Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th, Padres top D-backs

Apr. 21, 2018 2:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — As Tyson Ross said, "It got close, but no cigar." That's the way it's always been over the last half-century when the San Diego Padres flirt with a no-hitter. Ross lost his bid to pitch the first one in the history of the Padres when rookie center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misjudge...

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

Apr. 21, 2018 6:58 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers kept insisting this team was different. Anyone who doubted them coming into the playoffs understands now. On Friday, the one-year anniversary of a historic playoff collapse against Cleveland, Indiana flipped the script by rallying from a 17-point halftime deficit and...

Heat's Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid's mask

Apr. 21, 2018 10:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally stepped on Embiid's mask after it had fallen onto the court with 7:51 remaining in the second quarter of...

Fed Cup: France and US 1-1 in semifinals

Apr. 21, 2018 1:41 PM EDT

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (AP) — Kristina Mladenovic rallied to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champion United States in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday. The 20th-ranked Mladenovic dropped serve five times but broke No. 16 Vandeweghe's serve six times. Earlier,...

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Marc Marquez earns pole at MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas

Apr. 21, 2018 4:39 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Spain's Marc Marquez overcame a crash in qualifying to earn a provisional sixth consecutive pole position at MotoGP's Grand Prix of the Americas. The recovery puts Marquez in prime position to win his sixth consecutive race at the Circuit of the Americas in Texas. The Repsol Honda...

Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

Apr. 21, 2018 4:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the manager has yet to actually win a trophy in management. A 2-1 collapse to United at Wembley Stadium on Saturday left...

Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

Apr. 21, 2018 4:36 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich won't coach the San Antonio Spurs in their possible series finale against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of his wife. Spurs assistant Ettore Messina coached San Antonio in Game 3 and will again Sunday afternoon. Erin Popovich passed away Wednesday from a...

After losing Ligue title, Monaco at risk of losing 2nd place

Apr. 21, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — After losing the French title last weekend, Monaco is in danger of throwing away second place after losing at Guingamp 3-1 on Saturday. The defeat leaves Monaco just one point ahead of Lyon and Marseille as the three sides chase an automatic place in the Champions League with four games left....

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

Apr. 21, 2018 4:26 PM EDT

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he's considering a posthumous pardon for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after the late Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of accompanying a white woman across state lines. Trump announced Saturday on Twitter...

Castellanos lifts Tigers to 12-4 win over Royals

Apr. 21, 2018 4:25 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos homered and drove in three runs, and the Detroit Tigers routed the Kansas City Royals 12-4 on Saturday. The Tigers have won five of six. Detroit broke a 3-all tie with three runs in the fifth on a day when both starting pitchers were in almost constant trouble. Mike...

Memphis forward announces cancer diagnosis on social media

Apr. 21, 2018 4:19 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis forward Karim Sameh Azab says he has been diagnosed with leukemia lymphoma and has started treatment. Azab wrote Saturday morning on Twitter that he found out about the cancer diagnosis a few weeks ago and wanted to spread the word. He asked for prayers in his journey. Memphis...

Turner returns, Harkless out for Portland in Game 4

Apr. 21, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Portland coach Terry Stotts says Evan Turner is available to play but Maurice Harkless will miss Game 4 of the first-round playoff series with New Orleans. The Trail Blazers are trying to stave off elimination Saturday, trailing the Pelicans 3-0. Turner was sidelined for Game 3 on...

White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game

Apr. 21, 2018 4:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage while in the dugout during a game Friday night, and is in stable but critical condition. Farquhar passed out in the sixth inning, and was helped by team medical personnel and on-site EMTs. He regained consciousness before he was...

Start to finish, it's Frost lovefest at Huskers' spring game

Apr. 21, 2018 4:12 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — As always, Nebraska fans showed up in big numbers for the spring game. The vibe was different this time. This cool, misty Saturday was all about native son Scott Frost and his first appearance coaching in Memorial Stadium, albeit in nothing more than a scrimmage. Frost led the team for...