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Diamondbacks reinstate Lamb from IL, in lineup vs Dodgers

Jun. 26, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated one-time All-Star infielder Jake Lamb from the 10-day injured list in time for the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lamb played in just five games before going on the injured list with a strained left quadriceps on April 3. The 2017 All-Star is in...

Goalie Roberto Luongo retires after 19 NHL seasons

Jun. 26, 2019 2:41 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida goalie Roberto Luongo has decided to retire after 19 seasons. The 40-year-old Luongo made the announcement Wednesday on his Twitter account. His 489 career victories are third in NHL history behind only Martin Brodeur and Patrick Roy, and Brodeur is the only goalie to have...

UConn to rejoin Big East, board vote makes it official

Jun. 26, 2019 2:33 PM EDT

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn is heading back to the Big East The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday accepted an invitation to move its basketball and most other athletic teams from the American Athletic Conference. University President Susan Herbst signed a contract, and the teams are...

IOC strips Olympic status from troubled boxing body AIBA

Jun. 26, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Troubled boxing body AIBA was stripped of Olympic status on Wednesday and the IOC will now organize qualifying and final tournaments for the 2020 Tokyo Games. AIBA had created "very serious reputational, legal and financial risks" for the IOC and its stakeholders, not just the...

Bird's-eye view: Red-tailed hawk perches at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 26, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This rookie came swooping into Yankee Stadium out of nowhere. Another slugger? A defensive whiz? Naw, this newcomer is known for a great wing. Two of them, actually. A red-tailed hawk has become a sensation in the Bronx, showing up in the last week or so and picking out perches all over the...

Oklahoma State adds Dutch forward Hidde Roessink

Jun. 26, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State announced Wednesday it has added Dutch basketball player Hidde Roessink to its 2019 recruiting class. Roessink, a 6-foot-10 stretch forward, represented the Netherlands at the FIBA U16 European Championships. He spent the last two years playing as an amateur under...

Texas Tech player Corprew suspended over Title IX complaint

Jun. 26, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech basketball player Deshawn Corprew has been suspended while the school investigates a Title IX complaint against the junior forward. The school said coach Chris Beard suspended Corprew after learning of the allegations. Title IX complaints can involve allegations of sexual...

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson in boot, will have tests

Jun. 26, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was walking with a boot a day after spraining his right ankle and leaving a game against the Boston Red Sox. The White Sox lost another infielder during Wednesday's game, when third baseman Yoán Moncada was hit by a pitch on the right knee in the...

Yankees' Stanton out of lineup, 'probably' going to London

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton was out of the lineup Wednesday, a day after he bruised his left knee on a headfirst slide against Toronto. Manager Aaron Boone said the MRI on the oft-injured Stanton came back clean. "No new injury in there at all," Boone said. Stanton has only played...

Analysis: For Durant and Leonard, the move is to stay put

Jun. 26, 2019 12:47 PM EDT

Toronto's Kawhi Leonard and Golden State's Kevin Durant are both very difficult to figure out. They seem to enjoy giving cryptic answers, a minimum of clues, and clearly relish having enigmatic status. It makes free agency tough to forecast. Luckily for Toronto and Golden State, the math should be very simple....