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Pirates' Ke’Bryan Hayes hurts wrist; Todd Frazier called up

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Pirates third baseman Ke'Bryan Hayes has aggravated his left wrist injury while taking batting practice, delaying his potential return to the majors. Manager Derek Shelton declined to put a timetable on how much longer Hayes could be out. ...

49ers looking for franchise QB after trade up to No. 3 spot

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

3. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10) LAST SEASON: The Niners' bid to return to the Super Bowl was derailed by a spate of early-season injuries. Edge rusher Nick Bosa went down with a season-ending knee injury in Week 2, QB Jimmy Garoppolo missed 10 games with ankle issues, and...

Free agency sets up Giants, Judge for NFL draft at No. 11

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

11. NEW YORK GIANTS (6-10) LAST SEASON: Despite an 0-5 start and the loss of Saquon Barkley to a knee injury in the second game, Joe Judge's first season as an NFL coach ended with hope. The Giants had a chance to win the NFC East on the final weekend before Washington...

Bengals look to shore up lines, receiver corps in draft

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI BENGALS (4-11-1) LAST SEASON: The Bengals showed some life under rookie quarterback Joe Burrow and had some close losses in the first half. But injuries continued to mount and optimism waned even more when Burrow was lost for the season to a knee injury in a...

USGA adds final qualifying site to South Carolina

Apr. 22, 2021 12:34 PM EDT

FAR HILLS, N.J. (AP) — The USGA will have a final qualifying site in South Carolina to account for a new tournament that replaces the RBC Canadian Open. The addition of Long Cove Club on Hilton Head Island brings the total number of final qualifying sites to 10 in the...

Offensive line, linebackers major areas of need for Chargers

Apr. 22, 2021 12:32 PM EDT

13. LOS ANGELES CHARGERS (7-9) LAST SEASON: The Chargers found their franchise quarterback with Justin Herbert setting rookie records for touchdowns and 300-yard games. Injuries on the offensive line and in the secondary played major roles in their squandering...

FCS draft prospects generally opted not to play this spring

Apr. 22, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

There’s a common thread linking most of the Football Championship Subdivision players who expect to hear their name called in the NFL draft. They didn’t participate in their schools’ pandemic-delayed spring season. “Ultimately, it just comes...

Suns survive heave from Embiid in 116-113 win over 76ers

Apr. 22, 2021 01:56 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid grabbed a two-handed rebound, turned and heaved an 85-foot, right-handed strike with a throw ripped from Bryce Harper's playbook that banked off the glass and rattled off the front and back of the rim and out. The Philadelphia center was...

Clippers recover after poor start, beat Grizzlies 117-105

Apr. 22, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Luke Kennard scored a season-high 28 points and the short-handed Los Angeles Clippers rallied from an 18-point, first-quarter deficit to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 117-105 on Wednesday night. Marcus Morris added 25 points and Terance Mann had 19...

Jokic scores 25, Denver beats Portland for 4th straight win

Apr. 22, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 25 points and made three key free throws down the stretch to give the Denver Nuggets a 106-105 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Wednesday night. Michael Porter Jr. added 17 points, all in the opening quarter, and the...