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LaMelo Ball again considering ankle braces after injuries limited him to 58 games over two seasons

Apr. 15, 2024 13:54 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LaMelo Ball is once again contemplating wearing ankle braces if it means staying on the court. Ball has been limited to 58 games the past two seasons because of ankle issues and hasn’t played for the Charlotte Hornets since Jan. 26. The 2022 All-Star point...

Holloway's last-second KO of Gaethje likely will be lasting memory of UFC 300

Apr. 14, 2024 02:54 AM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Pereira left no doubt he was the true light heavyweight champion in the main event, knocking out Jamahal Hill 3:14 of the first round Saturday night. But the lasting image of UFC 300, one that likely will resonate for years to come, was Max Holloway's...

Capitals' Nick Jensen walks out of arena, avoids hospital trip after being stretchered off

Apr. 13, 2024 21:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Jensen walked out of the arena with his family, avoiding a trip to the hospital after the Washington Capitals defenseman crashed headfirst into the boards and was stretchered off the ice Saturday. That update from coach Spencer Carbery came after the team...

Emma Raducanu leads Britain into the Billie Jean King Cup Finals. US, Poland, Japan also advance

Apr. 13, 2024 20:54 PM EDT

LE PORTEL, France (AP) — Emma Raducanu wrapped up Britain's berth in the Billie Jean King Cup Finals by taking the last six points of a 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1) victory over Diane Parry of France on Saturday for an insurmountable 3-1 lead in the best-of-five-match qualifying round. Poland...

Cam Rising plays in Utah's spring football game after missing 2023 season with knee injury

Apr. 13, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Cam Rising is right on schedule in his comeback from a severe knee injury. Rising led the offense for three series in Utah’s spring football game Saturday. The senior quarterback had a strong outing in his first live game since sitting out the entire 2023...

Twins place Carlos Correa on the 10-day injured list with an oblique injury

Apr. 13, 2024 13:09 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Twins shortstop Carlos Correa was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday, a day after sustaining an oblique injury in Minnesota's 8-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Correa was hitting .306 with a homer and four RBIs in 11 games and had an .876 OPS. The two-time...

Matias Maccelli scores in OT as Coyotes beat Oilers 3-2 after learning of expected move to Utah

Apr. 13, 2024 01:21 AM EDT

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Matias Maccelli scored 1:35 into overtime and the Arizona Coyotes beat the Edmonton Oilers 3-2 on Friday night after being informed of the team's expected move to Utah. Josh Doan had a goal and an assist, and Logan Cooley also scored to help the Coyotes get...

White Sox receive positive news on injured sluggers Luis Robert Jr. and Yoán Moncada

Apr. 12, 2024 23:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luis Robert Jr. could return to the Chicago White Sox in May, and the team also provided a positive update on third baseman Yoán Moncada on Friday. Robert is on the shelf with a Grade 2 right hip flexor strain, and Moncada has a left adductor strain. The White Sox...

Rays put 2B Brandon Lowe on 10-day IL with oblique injury

Apr. 12, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays put oft-injued second baseman Brandon Lowe on the 10-day injured list with a right oblique strain and recalled infielder Niko Goodrum from Triple-A Durham on Friday. Lowe was hurt on Tuesday swinging a bat in preparation to enter as a pinch...

Chicago Blackhawks bring up defenseman Ethan Del Mastro from the minors

Apr. 11, 2024 14:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks are taking a closer look at one of their top prospects for at least a couple of days. Defenseman Ethan Del Mastro was recalled from Rockford of the American Hockey League on Thursday. The 21-year-old Del Mastro was selected by Chicago in the...