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The Latest: Thomas takes a triple on the par-5 13th

Apr. 10, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 6:15 p.m. Justin Thomas was having an up-and-down Saturday at the Masters: three birdies, three bogeys through 12 holes, all...

Protest near Masters pushes back against Georgia voting law

Apr. 10, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — About two dozen protesters turned out near Augusta National on Saturday, objecting to Georgia's new voting law during the third round of the Masters. The group held signs that said “Let Us Vote” and “Protect Georgia Voting Rights,” drawing...

Chisholm homers off deGrom, says heater on 'lighter side'

Apr. 10, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jazz Chisholm Jr. watched Jacob deGrom's first 100 mph fastball whiz by and wasn't impressed. “People were saying, ‘It’s an angry 100, it gets on you,'” the Marlins' brazen, blue-haired Bahamian said. “It didn’t really get on me like I was...

Meadows, Arozarena homer, AL champ Rays beat Yankees 4-0

Apr. 10, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays keep finding ways to frustrate the New York Yankees. Austin Meadows and Randy Arozarena homered off Domingo Germán, helping the Rays extend their mastery over their AL East rivals with a 4-0 victory on Saturday. ...

Catching No-Nos: Padres' Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row

Apr. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Caratini is a no-no catcher. When hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter for the San Diego Padres in their franchise history, Caratini became the first MLB catcher to be behind the plate for consecutive no-hitters in the...

Contenders make moves, get head start on NHL trade deadline

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

The defending Stanley Cup champions found a way to get better, the NHL's top team solved a problem that has hurt it in the past, and another filled a major void created by an injury. Some of hockey's best teams got a head start on the trade deadline Saturday by making...

Rapinoe's penalty kick gives US 1-1 draw with Sweden

Apr. 10, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States’ 16-match winning streak was snapped in a 1-1 draw with Sweden on Saturday in Carli Lloyd's 300th national team appearance. Lina Hurtig put Sweden ahead off a set piece in the 38th minute before Megan Rapinoe's penalty kick pulled...

Fantasy no more: Blackmore 1st woman to win Grand National

Apr. 10, 2021 14:18 PM EDT

A Hollywood fantasy turned into reality on Saturday when Rachael Blackmore became the first female jockey to win Britain's grueling Grand National horse race, breaking down one of the biggest gender barriers in sports. Blackmore, a 31-year-old Irishwoman, rode Minella...

Late goals hurt Man City, boost Liverpool in Premier League

Apr. 10, 2021 16:32 PM EDT

One stoppage-time goal slowed Manchester City's march to the Premier League title. Another ignited Liverpool's push for the Champions League qualification positions. A day of dramatic finishes in England's top flight began with City losing 2-1 to...

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Contenders make moves, get head start on NHL trade deadline

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

The defending Stanley Cup champions found a way to get better, the NHL's top team solved a problem that has hurt it in the past, and another filled a major void created by an injury. Some of hockey's best teams got a head start on the trade deadline Saturday by making...

Adams, The Citadel get loose on the ground beating Furman

Apr. 10, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Quarterback Jaylan Adams ran for 98 yards on 18 carries and two touchdowns and The Citadel used its ground attack to beat Furman 26-7 on Saturday in the 100th all-time meeting between the two teams. The Citadel has won five of its last seven...

The Latest: Thomas takes a triple on the par-5 13th

Apr. 10, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): ___ 6:15 p.m. Justin Thomas was having an up-and-down Saturday at the Masters: three birdies, three bogeys through 12 holes, all...

Catching No-Nos: Padres' Caratini an MLB 1st with 2nd in row

Apr. 10, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Victor Caratini is a no-no catcher. When hometown pitcher Joe Musgrove threw the first no-hitter for the San Diego Padres in their franchise history, Caratini became the first MLB catcher to be behind the plate for consecutive no-hitters in the...

Hawks' Tony Snell to miss at least 2 games with ankle injury

Apr. 10, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Hawks guard Tony Snell is expected to miss at least two games, including Sunday's game at Charlotte, with a right ankle sprain. Snell left Friday night's 120-108 win over Chicago in the third quarter with the injury and did not return. ...

Lightning acquire Savard from Blue Jackets in 3-team trade

Apr. 10, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning acquired defenseman David Savard from the Columbus Blue Jackets in a three-team trade Saturday that also involves the Detroit Red Wings. Tampa Bay gave up a 2021 first-round pick and a 2022...

Meadows, Arozarena homer, AL champ Rays beat Yankees 4-0

Apr. 10, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays keep finding ways to frustrate the New York Yankees. Austin Meadows and Randy Arozarena homered off Domingo Germán, helping the Rays extend their mastery over their AL East rivals with a 4-0 victory on Saturday. ...

Stars, on rookie Jason Robertson's 2 goals, top Panthers 4-1

Apr. 10, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson scored twice for his first multigoal NHL game, and Jamie Benn scored his third power-play goal in the last six games Saturday to lead the Dallas Stars to a 4-1 victory over the Florida Panthers. Joel L’Esperance joined Robertson...

Sean Couturier's goal gives Flyers 3-2 home win over Bruins

Apr. 10, 2021 17:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Maybe it wasn’t a do-or-die game. For the Philadelphia Flyers, however, it was a win they absolutely needed. Sean Couturier scored near the midway point of the third period to break a tie and the Flyers picked up a critical 3-2 victory over the...

DeMorat throws 3 TD passes, Fordham beats Bucknell 31-17

Apr. 10, 2021 17:30 PM EDT

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Tim DeMorat threw three touchdowns passes, Mike Courtney had a Pick 6, and Fordham beat Bucknell 31-17 on Saturday. DeMorat connected with Fotis Kokosioulis on a 50-yard score that tied the game 17-17 with 5:49 remaining in the third quarter....