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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...

Larson wins 2nd NASCAR All-Star race, this one in Texas

Jun. 13, 2021 22:55 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was back in the NASCAR All-Star race, and got another $1 million by winning it again. Larson held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski during the final 10-lap shootout at Texas on Sunday night, after a slippery three-wide pass to get...

Davies sharp, Cubs beat Cardinals 2-0 for 3-game sweep

Jun. 13, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach Davies tossed two-hit ball into the seventh inning to outduel Carlos Martinez, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 2-0 on Sunday night to complete a three-game sweep. The Cubs have won five straight and 15 of 20 to remain in a tie with...

Hernández hits 2 of Jays' 8 HRs in 18-4 rout of Red Sox

Jun. 13, 2021 22:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Teoscar Hernández belted a pair of three-run homers over the Green Monster — two of Toronto’s eight longballs — and Marcus Semien extended his road hitting streak to 26 games as the Blue Jays pounded the Boston Red Sox 18-4 on Sunday. Vladimir...

Brantley has 4 of Astros' 20 hits in 14-3 rout of Twins

Jun. 13, 2021 22:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Michael Brantley had his second four-hit game of the series and drove in four runs, part of a 20-hit attack that helped the Houston Astros rout Minnesota 14-3 Sunday to take two of three from the Twins. Minnesota’s Michael Pineda (3-4) left after...