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Edmonton Oilers beat the Florida Panthers 5-1 to force a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 21, 2024 23:51 PM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid was held without a point, so Leon Draisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers' other top players stepped up to put them one win from the Stanley Cup. Draisaitl made his first major impact in the final by setting up Warren Foegele's early goal, Adam...

Another Panthers power outage in Game 6, and now the season comes down to Game 7

Jun. 21, 2024 23:53 PM EDT

The good news for the Florida Panthers is this: There's a Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night, and it's on their home ice. And they need to figure a whole lot of things out by then. Another chance to win the Stanley Cup became another power outage for the...

Knoblauch, Oilers successfully challenge for offsides, wiping out apparent Panthers goal

Jun. 22, 2024 00:27 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Kris Knoblauch continues to make all the right moves on the Edmonton Oilers' run to the Stanley Cup Final. The coach who took over in November successfully challenged a goal by the Florida Panthers at a crucial juncture of Game 6 of the final. The offside...

Cue the duck boats: Boston salutes Celtics' record 18th NBA championship with parade

Jun. 21, 2024 17:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Celtics entered the season vowing to turn recent playoff heartbreaks into happiness. Eight months later, they toasted the franchise’s 18th championship in what has become the signature Boston celebration, joined Friday by a huge crowd for a duck boat parade to...

He's back! Caeleb Dressel looks like himself again, winning at US Olympic swim trials

Jun. 21, 2024 22:25 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — After a long layoff and all the doubts about whether he'd reclaim his place as one of the world's greatest swimmers, Caeleb Dressel is beginning to look like himself again. Dressel earned his first individual race of the Paris Games, powering to a relatively...

Sha'Carri Richardson overcomes wobbly start for win in first heat at Olympic trials

Jun. 21, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Her burst out of the starting block was more like a wobble. Sha'Carri Richardson also raced with one of her shoelaces untied. None of it mattered much on the opening night of U.S. Olympic track trials. Even in a race that was far from a masterpiece, Richardson...

Nelly Korda shoots 81, sent packing early again at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Jun. 21, 2024 23:43 PM EDT

SAMMAMISH, Wash. (AP) — Nelly Korda was sent packing early again Friday in the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, another shocking downfall after a dominating run. A stroke behind first-round leader Lexi Thompson after an opening 3-under 69, the top-ranked Korda shot an 81 in the...

Tom Kim builds a 2-shot lead over Scheffler and Morikawa at Travelers Championship

Jun. 21, 2024 21:14 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Tom Kim is looking at the long term with his golf game and is getting short-term results at the Travelers Championship, where he followed an opening 62 with a 5-under 65 on Friday for the lowest 36-hole score of his career and a two-shot lead. Kim had to...

US Olympic and other teams will bring their own AC units to Paris, undercutting environmental plan

Jun. 21, 2024 14:28 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The U.S. Olympic team is one of a handful that will supply air conditioners for their athletes at the Paris Games in a move that undercuts organizers' plans to cut carbon emissions. U.S. Olympic and Paralympic CEO Sarah Hirshland said Friday that while the U.S....

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A's rally to beat Twins 6-5 on Langeliers' homer in 8th. Newcomb earns win without facing a batter

Jun. 22, 2024 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shea Langeliers hit a two-run homer off Jhoan Duran in the eighth inning, rallying the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 win over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Tyler Soderstrom added two hits and three RBIs for the A’s, who have won three of four since a...

Angels rally to beat Dodgers 3-2 in 10 innings; Ohtani homers against his old team

Jun. 22, 2024 02:00 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taylor Ward singled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, lifting the Los Angeles Angels over the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Friday night in Shohei Ohtani’s first game against his old team. The Angels won in extra innings for the first time this season, after...

Athletics' Sean Newcomb becomes 1st in team history to win without officially facing batter

Jun. 22, 2024 01:52 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Newcomb picked up a win with a pickoff — and without officially facing a batter. The Oakland reliever became the first pitcher in team history to be credited with a victory after the Athletics defeated the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Friday night. ...

Cronenworth homers and has a career-high 5 hits as the Padres beat the Brewers 9-5, lose Tatis

Jun. 22, 2024 01:45 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jake Cronenworth homered, had a career-high five hits, including a go-ahead single in the seventh, and scored four runs for the San Diego Padres, who beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 9-5 on Friday night for their third straight win. The Padres lost...

Nick Cousins returns for the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 22, 2024 01:11 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Nick Cousins played every game of the Florida Panthers' 2023 run to the Stanley Cup Final and 69 more during this past season. He was in the lineup in Game 6 Friday night against the Edmonton Oilers, a 5-1 Panthers loss that sends the series back across...

Garcia, Millas slug homers as Nationals pound out 19 hits in an 11-5 win over the Rockies

Jun. 22, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Luis Garcia Jr. hit three-run homer in a five-run third inning, Drew Millas had a home run among his three hits and the Washington National pounded out a season-high 19 hits in an 11-5 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Friday night. Ezequiel Tovar, Hunter Goodman,...

Harbaugh selected for induction into Michigan Sports Hall of Fame with Edwards, Long, Foote, Respert

Jun. 22, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Jim Harbaugh has been selected for a spot in the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame. Harbaugh leads a list of inductees announced Friday night, recognizing the Los Angeles Chargers coach for capping his career at Michigan with a national championship four decades after he...

Stuart Skinner making timely saves to help the Oilers claw back in the Stanley Cup Final

Jun. 22, 2024 00:38 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Stuart Skinner sprawled to his right to glove a shot by Carter Verhaeghe on a 2-on-1 early in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final that maintained the Edmonton Oilers' lead. Less than a minute into Game 5, he lunged the same direction to deny Aaron Ekblad from scoring on yet...

Meyers hits 3-run homer as Astros score season-high in runs in 14-11 win over Orioles

Jun. 22, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jake Meyers hit a three-run homer, Jose Altuve and rookie Joey Loperfido added three hits each and the Houston Astros used a nine-run sixth inning to pull away for a 14-11 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. The Astros led 14-4 after seven innings then...

A’ja Wilson has 26 points and 16 rebounds as Aces beat Sun 85-74

Jun. 22, 2024 00:28 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A’ja Wilson had 26 points and 16 rebounds, Kelsey Plum added 18 points and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Connecticut Sun 85-74 on Friday night, their seventh win in the last nine meetings between the teams including the 2022 WNBA Finals. It was Wilson's fourth game...