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The Latest: Matsuyama moves into the lead at the Masters

Apr. 10, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The Masters has a new leader. Hideki Matsuyama's 5-foot putt for eagle at the par-5 15th put him...

Protest near Masters pushes back against Georgia voting law

Apr. 10, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — About two dozen protesters turned out near Augusta National on Saturday, objecting to Georgia's new voting law during the third round of the Masters. The group held signs that said “Let Us Vote” and “Protect Georgia Voting Rights,” drawing...

Chisholm homers off deGrom, says heater on 'lighter side'

Apr. 10, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. watched Jacob deGrom's first 100 mph fastball whiz by and wasn't impressed. “People were saying, ‘It’s an angry 100, it gets on you,'” the Marlins' brazen, blue-haired Bahamian said. “It didn’t really get on me like I was...

Meadows, Arozarena homer, AL champ Rays beat Yankees 4-0

Apr. 10, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays keep finding ways to frustrate the New York Yankees. Austin Meadows and Randy Arozarena homered off Domingo Germán, helping the Rays extend their mastery over their AL East rivals with a 4-0 victory on Saturday. ...

Haniger, Mariners win 4-3 as Twins' trouble in 10th persists

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Haniger homered and hit the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, giving the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. All three of Minnesota's losses this season have come in the 10th, with the bullpen struggling...

Catching No-Nos: Padres' Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row

Apr. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Caratini is a no-no catcher. When hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter for the San Diego Padres in their franchise history, Caratini became the first MLB catcher to be behind the plate for consecutive no-hitters in the...

Contenders make moves, get head start on NHL trade deadline

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

The defending Stanley Cup champions found a way to get better, the NHL's top team solved a problem that has hurt it in the past, and another filled a major void created by an injury. Some of hockey's best teams got a head start on the trade deadline Saturday by making...

Rapinoe's penalty kick gives US 1-1 draw with Sweden

Apr. 10, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States’ 16-match winning streak was snapped in a 1-1 draw with Sweden on Saturday in Carli Lloyd's 300th national team appearance. Lina Hurtig put Sweden ahead off a set piece in the 38th minute before Megan Rapinoe's penalty kick pulled...

Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

Apr. 10, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irishwoman, rode Minella...

Late goals hurt Man City, boost Liverpool in Premier League

Apr. 10, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

One stoppage-time goal slowed Manchester City's march to the Premier League title. Another ignited Liverpool's push for the Champions League qualification positions. A day of dramatic finishes in England's top flight began with City losing 2-1 to...

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Wright barrels 6 yards for winning TD as Weber wins Big Sky

Apr. 10, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Daniel Wright stiff-armed his way around left end and managed to graze the ball past the pylon to score the winning touchdown on a 6-yard carry, lifting Weber State to a 20-15 victory over Idaho State on Saturday to nail down the Big Sky Conference championship with it's...

Haniger, Mariners win 4-3 as Twins' trouble in 10th persists

Apr. 10, 2021 18:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Haniger homered and hit the go-ahead sacrifice fly in the 10th inning, giving the Seattle Mariners a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. All three of Minnesota's losses this season have come in the 10th, with the bullpen struggling...

García HR, 5 RBIs; Brewers end Cards' 4-game win streak, 9-5

Apr. 10, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Avisaíl García homered, doubled and drove in five runs as the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 9-5 on Saturday, ending the Cardinals' four-game winning streak. Keston Hiura hit a three-run homer that capped a five-run burst in the seventh inning that...

Panthers fill hole on defense; acquire Montour from Sabres

Apr. 10, 2021 18:35 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — The Florida Panthers addressed losing Aaron Ekblad to a season-ending injury by acquiring defenseman Brandon Montour in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. For Buffalo, the last-place Sabres continued selling off assets by acquiring a...

The Latest: Matsuyama moves into the lead at the Masters

Apr. 10, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 6:30 p.m. The Masters has a new leader. Hideki Matsuyama's 5-foot putt for eagle at the par-5 15th put him...

Contenders make moves, get head start on NHL trade deadline

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

The defending Stanley Cup champions found a way to get better, the NHL's top team solved a problem that has hurt it in the past, and another filled a major void created by an injury. Some of hockey's best teams got a head start on the trade deadline Saturday by making...

Adams, The Citadel get loose on the ground beating Furman

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Quarterback Jaylan Adams ran for 98 yards on 18 carries and two touchdowns and The Citadel used its ground attack to beat Furman 26-7 on Saturday in the 100th all-time meeting between the two teams. The Citadel has won five of its last seven...

Sean Couturier's goal gives Flyers 3-2 home win over Bruins

Apr. 10, 2021 18:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maybe it wasn’t a do-or-die game. For the Philadelphia Flyers, however, it was a win they absolutely needed. Sean Couturier scored near the midway point of the third period to break a tie and the Flyers picked up a critical 3-2 victory over the...

The Latest: NHL's Canucks get OK to reopen team facilities

Apr. 10, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The NHL says the Vancouver Canucks will reopen team facilities Sunday and resume play Friday after a COVID-19 outbreak in which 21 players and four staff members...

Catching No-Nos: Padres' Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row

Apr. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Caratini is a no-no catcher. When hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter for the San Diego Padres in their franchise history, Caratini became the first MLB catcher to be behind the plate for consecutive no-hitters in the...