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Jrue Holiday's finishing flurry helps Celtics beat Pacers 114-111 for 3-0 lead in East finals

May. 26, 2024 00:53 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jrue Holiday didn’t feel well all day. He even missed the team’s morning shootaround. When it mattered most, though, the Celtics guard looked just fine. Holiday converted a three-point play with 38.9 seconds left to give Boston its first lead...

Mason Marchment breaks 3rd-period tie, Stars beat Oilers 3-1 in Game 2 to even West final

May. 26, 2024 00:50 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Mason Marchment and the Dallas Stars were playing with a Game 7 mindset, even though it was only the second game of the Western Conference Final and it took them a bit to really get in that mode. Jake Oettinger withstood a flurry of shots by Edmonton in the first...

Grayson Murray dies at age 30 a day after withdrawing from Colonial, PGA Tour says

May. 26, 2024 00:30 AM EDT

Two-time PGA Tour winner Grayson Murray died Saturday morning at age 30, one day after he withdrew from the Charles Schwab Cup Challenge at Colonial. There were no immediate details on the circumstances of his death, only shock and grief from the PGA Tour and his management team. ...

Davis Riley leads Scottie Scheffler by 4 at somber Colonial after the news of player's death

May. 25, 2024 21:50 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Davis Riley was finishing a 4-under 66 for a four-shot lead over surging Scottie Scheffler at Colonial while PGA Tour Commissioner Jay Monahan conducted interviews about the death of two-time tour winner Grayson Murray. Another week, another dose of...

Ten Hag defiant on his future after Man United stuns Man City in the FA Cup final

May. 25, 2024 14:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — If this was Erik ten Hag’s final game in charge of Manchester United, it was a sensational way to go out. Against the backdrop of intense speculation that he is about to be fired, Ten Hag and United stunned defending champion Manchester City 2-1 to lift the FA Cup...

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says star Shohei Ohtani has been slowed by a hamstring bruise

May. 25, 2024 22:56 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers star Shohei Ohtani has been playing with a bruised hamstring and has been told to take it easy on it, manager Dave Roberts said Saturday. Ohtani was injured when he was hit by a pickoff throw during the Dodgers' last homestand, Roberts said. ...

Chiefs' Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs during recent commencement speech

May. 25, 2024 18:33 PM EDT

Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker has no regrets about expressing his beliefs in a recent commencement speech and he said he has received support as well as “a shocking level of hate” from others. Butker spoke Friday night at the Regina Caeli Academy Courage Under Fire...

Josef Newgarden was on top of the world after winning the Indy 500. This year feels much different

May. 25, 2024 06:10 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A social media post designed to introduce drivers in the Indianapolis 500 to the general public put Josef Newgarden in an awkward light when the reigning race winner was asked a simple question. “Which IndyCar driver would you take on a road trip?” asked the...

Ricky Stenhouse Jr vows not to retaliate, wreck Kyle Busch at Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte

May. 25, 2024 19:23 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has cooled off and no longer plans to wreck Kyle Busch at the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But that doesn’t mean he and Busch are back on speaking terms. Stenhouse said he spoke to Busch’s team...

Rafael Nadal says he is feeling better and this might not be his last French Open

May. 25, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal smiled. He joked. He sounded upbeat. He's been playing well and feeling better in practice. He is eager to get going at Roland Garros after dealing for so long with hip and abdominal problems. Oh, and then there's this little tidbit he dropped during a...

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Puig, Pec each score a goal as Galaxy beats Dynamo 2-1

May. 26, 2024 01:08 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Riqui Puig scored the go-ahead goal in the 59th minute, Gabriel Pec added a goal and an assist and the LA Galaxy beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 Saturday night. Puig scored to give LA a 2-1 lead in the 59th minute. Pec tapped a cross to Puig at the top of the...

Elizabeth Ball's goal keeps KC Current's undefeated streak alive in NWSL

May. 26, 2024 01:06 AM EDT

Elizabeth Ball scored and the Kansas City Current remained one of two unbeatem teams in the National Women’s Soccer League with a 1-0 win over the Utah Royals at America First Field on Saturday night. The Current (7-0-4) finished the weekend in second place in the league behind...

Pac-12 goes dark: conference baseball tournament marks end of an era

May. 26, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Waves of fans streamed into Scottsdale Stadium an hour before the start, anticipation building each minute closer to first pitch. They came to see the Pac-12 baseball championship game. They got a dose of history with it. With Arizona and...

Mora, Evander spark Timbers to 2-1 victory over Sporting KC

May. 26, 2024 01:04 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe Mora and Evander both had a goal and an assist and the Portland Timbers won for just the second time in 12 matches by handing Sporting Kansas City its fifth straight defeat with a 2-1 victory on Saturday night. Portland (4-7-4) improves to 2-7-3 in its...

National Spelling Bee reflects the economic success and cultural impact of immigrants from India

May. 26, 2024 00:59 AM EDT

When Balu Natarajan became the first Indian American champion of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 1985, a headline on an Associated Press article read, “Immigrants’ son wins National Spelling Bee,” with the first paragraph noting the champion “speaks his parents’ native Indian...

Jrue Holiday's finishing flurry helps Celtics beat Pacers 114-111 for 3-0 lead in East finals

May. 26, 2024 00:53 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Jrue Holiday didn’t feel well all day. He even missed the team’s morning shootaround. When it mattered most, though, the Celtics guard looked just fine. Holiday converted a three-point play with 38.9 seconds left to give Boston its first lead...

Mason Marchment breaks 3rd-period tie, Stars beat Oilers 3-1 in Game 2 to even West final

May. 26, 2024 00:50 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Mason Marchment and the Dallas Stars were playing with a Game 7 mindset, even though it was only the second game of the Western Conference Final and it took them a bit to really get in that mode. Jake Oettinger withstood a flurry of shots by Edmonton in the first...

Hines-Ike's goal, Stuver's 6 saves help Austin to 1-1 tie with Earthquakes

May. 26, 2024 00:49 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Brendan Hines-Ike scored a goal for the first time since his MLS debut and Brad Stuver had six saves to help Austin FC to a 1-1 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Austin (6-4-5), which opened the season with a five-game winless streak, in...

Tommy Splaine's single in 9th gives Arizona 3-2 win over USC in Pac-12 title game

May. 26, 2024 00:48 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Tommy Splaine lined a run-scoring single in the bottom of the ninth inning and Arizona rallied from a three-run deficit to beat Southern California 4-3 on Saturday night in the Pac-12 baseball tournament championship game. The championship game was the...

Jordan Montgomery throws 6 quality innings and Diamondbacks hang on to beat Marlins 3-2

May. 26, 2024 00:41 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Christian Walker and Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit back-to-back RBI doubles in the first inning, Jordan Montgomery threw six quality innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks held on for a 3-2 win over the Miami Marlins on Saturday night. The D-backs — the defending National...