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Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out awhile

Apr. 21, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge won't be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3½ weeks into the season. New York's biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third time in four seasons...

Celtics can sweep; Warriors, Raptors, Blazers aiming at 3-1

Apr. 20, 2019 11:16 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The stars have been stars in these playoffs. Kyrie Irving has Boston on the cusp of sweeping away Indiana Pacers. Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry and Golden State are coming off a game against the Los Angeles Clippers where the Warriors looked very much like the NBA champions again. Damian...

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs RBI chart

Apr. 21, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yankees already had a dozen players out, including Giancarlo Stanton,...

Muzzin, Maple Leafs eye elimination of Bruins in Game 6

Apr. 21, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin has extra motivation to beat Boston on Sunday and eliminate the Bruins in six games: It would mean some extra time to spend with his brand-new baby daughter. Muzzin's wife, Courtney, gave birth to a daughter, Luna, on Thursday, the off day between Games 4...

Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

Apr. 21, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and...

Lamoriello, Trotz orchestrate Islanders' big turnaround

Apr. 21, 2019 10:19 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lou Lamoriello and Barry Trotz say they didn't know exactly what to expect from the New York Islanders this season. There were plenty of questions after the Islanders gave up 293 goals — the most in the NHL since 2006-07 — while missing the playoffs for the eighth time in 11...

Rockets beat Jazz 104-101 for 3-0 series lead

Apr. 21, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — James Harden never worried. In fact, he didn't know he had missed his first 15 shots. Through it all, he never changed the attacking style that made him the NBA's leading scorer. Harden overcame a poor shooting performance and scored 14 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, leading...

Embiid returns, leads 76ers past Nets 112-108 for 3-1 lead

Apr. 20, 2019 6:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joel Embiid scored and rebounded. He blocked shots and even threw the most important pass of the game. The only thing he didn't do is lose his cool after his hard foul triggered a scuffle. After having to sit out the last game, there was no way Embiid was going to risk an ejection and miss...

Nuggets beat Spurs 117-103 to tie series at 2-2

Apr. 20, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Denver coach Mike Malone wanted more passion, fire and emotion. The young Nuggets responded. Nikola Jokic had 29 points and 12 rebounds, Jamal Murray added 24 points and Denver beat the San Antonio Spurs 117-103 on Saturday night, rebounding from a flat performance tie the first-round...

Fognini realizes boyhood dream to win Monte Carlo Masters

Apr. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — On the clay courts where he once practiced as a youth with big dreams, Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his erratic career by beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The local lad from nearby San Remo, a 40-minute drive away along the Mediterranean coast...

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Fognini realizes boyhood dream to win Monte Carlo Masters

Apr. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

MONACO (AP) — On the clay courts where he once practiced as a youth with big dreams, Fabio Fognini won the biggest title of his erratic career by beating Dusan Lajovic 6-3, 6-4 Sunday in the Monte Carlo Masters final. The local lad from nearby San Remo, a 40-minute drive away along the Mediterranean coast...

Blues' improbable run continues with first-round win

Apr. 21, 2019 2:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Last in the NHL in early January, the St. Louis Blues keep making history and celebrating an unlikely run. After having a league-worst 34 points on Jan. 2, St. Louis became the seventh team to make the playoffs after being in last place at the start of the new calendar year. Beating the...

Kansas State receiver Hunter Rison suspended after arrest

Apr. 21, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State wide receiver Hunter Rison has been indefinitely suspended after his arrest on a domestic battery charge. The Manhattan Mercury reports that Riley County police arrested Rison on Friday on suspicion of domestic battery. The charge also covers knowingly or recklessly...

Liverpool returns to top spot; Everton humiliates Man United

Apr. 21, 2019 2:02 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Before returning to the top of the Premier League, Liverpool got to savor a Manchester United humiliation. Now, unusually, Liverpool needs a swift recovery by its great rival after United's despair at being routed 4-0 by Everton on Sunday. Liverpool's hopes of ending a 29-year English title...

Diamondbacks 1B Walker hampered by hip pointer

Apr. 21, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Walker is out of the starting lineup for the Arizona Diamondbacks' series finale against the Chicago Cubs because of a hip pointer. Walker got hurt on a play at the plate during Saturday's 6-0 victory. The first baseman finished with a career-high four hits. Wilmer Flores got the...

Arsenal top-4 bid dented by 3-2 home loss to Crystal Palace

Apr. 21, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Christian Benteke's first goal in almost a year set Crystal Palace on its way to a 3-2 victory at Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday, denting the north London club's top-four bid. After Benteke netted his first goal in 20 games in the 17th minute, Mesut Ozil equalized at the start of the...

Nets GM fined, suspended for entering refs locker room

Apr. 21, 2019 1:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Nets general manager Sean Marks has been suspended one game without pay and fined $25,000 for entering the referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of their playoff series. The Nets lost 112-108 on Saturday in a game in which Brooklyn's Jared Dudley and...

Rays put Meadows on IL with thumb sprain, reinstate Wendle

Apr. 21, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb in a series of moves on Sunday. Meadows was hurt when he awkwardly slid into third base on a two-run triple in the seventh inning of Saturday night's 6-5 loss to the Boston...

Liverpool top of Premier League again after beating Cardiff

Apr. 21, 2019 1:30 PM EDT

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Liverpool returned to the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory at Cardiff on Sunday, which was secured in the second half by Georginio Wijnaldum's strike and James Milner's penalty. It gave Liverpool a club-record 88 Premier League points, beating the 86 managed in the 2008-09...

Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out awhile

Apr. 21, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge won't be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3½ weeks into the season. New York's biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third time in four seasons...