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Melee mayhem: Big brawl, 8 ejected, Angels top Mariners 2-1

Jun. 26, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A lengthy bench-clearing brawl resulted in the ejections of six players and both managers in the second inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Three of the first four hitters in the Mariners' lineup were ejected,...

Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

Jun. 26, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals...

Chun perseveres, holds off Thompson to win Women's PGA

Jun. 26, 2022 16:33 PM EDT

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — In Gee Chun rallied after losing the rest of her once-sizeable lead, overcoming a bogey-filled front nine to win the Women's PGA Championship on Sunday when Lexi Thompson faltered with her putter. Chun shot a 3-over 75 for the second consecutive day at...

Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala's double bogey

Jun. 26, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took...

Yankees' Judge walks off Astros for 2nd time in 4 days

Jun. 26, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge walked over to the stands and gave his bat to Spike Lee, a Yankees fan famous for scripting Hollywood dramas. This weekend's Astros-Yankees series had all the ups, downs and twist endings audiences could handle. And when baseball's award season arrives,...

Phils' Harper on IL with broken thumb, no date for return

Jun. 26, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a broken left thumb and the Philadelphia Phillies haven't yet announced a timeline for his return. Former No. 1 overall draft pick Mickey Moniak was recalled from Triple-A to take...

Braves' Acuña held out, unable to put pressure on left foot

Jun. 26, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. is not starting in the Atlanta Braves’ game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night after fouling a ball off his left foot the previous night. Acuña moved around the Braves clubhouse Sunday afternoon with his left knee on a medical...

Fortes solo HR with 2 outs in bottom of 9th, Miami tops Mets

Jun. 26, 2022 16:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Nick Fortes hit a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning, lifiting the Miami Marlins over the New York Mets 3-2 Sunday. Fortes drove an 0-1 pitch from Adam Ottavino (2-2) into the left-field seats as Miami avoided a three-game sweep by the NL East...

Lyles edges Knighton for the national title in the 200

Jun. 26, 2022 17:39 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Noah Lyles pulled in front of teenage sensation Erriyon Knighton at the finish to win the 200 meters at the U.S. track and field championships Sunday. "I do what it takes to win," proclaimed Lyles, who cheekily pointed to Knighton as he hit the tape in 19.67...

WIMBLEDON 2022: No Russians, no rankings, but Serena’s back

Jun. 26, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — At least at the outset, before a tennis ball is struck, this edition of Wimbledon is as much about who — and what — is missing as who’s here. And that’s even taking this into account: It is no small matter that the grass-court Grand Slam tournament...

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Harrington holds on to edge Stricker and win US Senior Open

Jun. 26, 2022 20:18 PM EDT

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — Padraig Harrington knew the U.S. Senior Open was in his hands Sunday with a five-shot lead. Part of him hoped for an easy day, a chance to wave to the gallery and maybe even show off with some aggressive play that wouldn't cost him. He got the win. It was a...

Mike Salinas wins at Norwalk to take NHRA Top Fuel lead

Jun. 26, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

NORWALK, Ohio (AP) — Mike Salinas won the Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals on Sunday to take the Top Fuel points lead from Brittany Force. Salinas won for the fourth time this season and seventh overall, beating Josh Hart in the final with a 3.706-second run at a track-record...

Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

Jun. 26, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals...

Mahle ends long drought, Reds thump Giants 10-3

Jun. 26, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Sunday. Nick Senzel singled three times to pace Cincinnati on a day when every Reds starter had at least one...

4 killed when stands collapse during Colombian bullfight

Jun. 26, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Part of the wooden stands collapsed during a bullfight in central Colombia Sunday, sending spectators plunging to the ground and killing at least four people and seriously injuring about 30, authorities said. The disaster took place in a stadium in the city...

Varsho, Smith help drive Arizona's 11-7 win over Detroit

Jun. 26, 2022 20:02 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Daulton Varsho hit a three-run homer, Pavin Smith had a career-high four hits and three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided a series sweep with a 11-7 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. David Peralta also had three hits for Arizona, which snapped a...

LAFC hopeful Bale can join club within a couple weeks

Jun. 26, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful...

Schauffele wins at Travelers after Theegala's double bogey

Jun. 26, 2022 19:46 PM EDT

CROMWELL, Conn. (AP) — Xander Schauffele celebrated his one-year wedding anniversary Sunday with a dramatic victory in the Travelers Championship. The Olympic champion won with a three-stroke swing on the final hole, hitting to 3 feet for birdie after rookie Sahith Theegala took...

Schwarber hits 3-run HR, Harper-less Phils beat Padres 8-5

Jun. 26, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 on Sunday, a day after losing NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely with a broken left thumb. Harper was injured when he was...

Melee mayhem: Big brawl, 8 ejected, Angels top Mariners 2-1

Jun. 26, 2022 19:35 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A lengthy bench-clearing brawl resulted in the ejections of six players and both managers in the second inning of the Los Angeles Angels' 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Three of the first four hitters in the Mariners' lineup were ejected,...