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Bulls' Zach LaVine has knee surgery, full recovery expected

May. 24, 2022 18:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls guard Zach Lavine underwent left knee arthroscopic surgery on Tuesday and the team said it was successful and he is expected to make a full recovery. LaVine averaged 24.4 points and made his second straight NBA All-Star team last year, which ended with...

Eflin, Phillies agree to $5.7M deal, avoid arbitration

May. 24, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Right-hander Zach Eflin and the Philadelphia Phillies agreed Tuesday to a $5.7 million, one-year contract. Eflin gets a $5.55 million salary this year, and the deal includes a $15 million mutual option for 2023 with a $150,000 buyout. He can earn an additional...

Panthers' Darnold 'staying focused' amid uncertain future

May. 24, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Carolina Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold took notice of the team’s pursuit of Deshaun Watson earlier this offseason. He watched as the Panthers drafted Mississippi QB Matt Corral in the third round. And, he’s heard the rumors about the team’s...

Yankees' LeMahieu scratched with wrist issue, Chapman to IL

May. 24, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu was a late scratch from New York's lineup Tuesday night with left wrist discomfort, and closer Aroldis Chapman was added to the injured list with left Achilles tendinitis. LeMahieu was set to lead off and play third base against the...

Tannehill building chemistry with his new Titans' playmakers

May. 24, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ryan Tannehill's favorite receiver since becoming the Tennessee Titans' starting quarterback now plays in Philadelphia. Luckily, the Titans got Tannehill a lot of new teammates to work with, and he's busy working this offseason to create chemistry and...

Heat, Celtics now in a best-of-3 to decide the East title

May. 24, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Back. Forth. Back. Forth. The Miami Heat want to see that pattern continue. The Boston Celtics hope to break that trend. And the team that prevails Wednesday night will be one game away from the NBA Finals. The Eastern Conference finals has been nothing...

Adieu, Jo: French salute injured, retiring Tsonga at Open

May. 24, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Much as he wanted to avoid tears, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga simply could not. And, he said later, he knew he would not. So they flowed freely during the final moments of his final match at the French Open, the final singles match of his professional tennis career, and he wiped them away...

Kadri leads way, Avs nearing 1st conference final since '02

May. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nazem Kadri held his hand near his ear to absorb the boos from St. Louis fans after one of his three goals. He nodded several times in their direction following another. “Hey, I’ve got to rub it in,” the Colorado Avalanche forward said afterward. ...

Jags' Etienne returns after foot injury derails rookie year

May. 24, 2022 15:54 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Travis Etienne had several regrets about having to sit out his rookie season. He longed for the camaraderie, the competition and the chance to play in the NFL, his main goal since he was a kid growing up in Jennings, Louisiana. There was one bright spot,...

McLaurin, Young absent for Commanders' 1st offseason workout

May. 24, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — Terry McLaurin was a no-show for the Washington Commanders' first on-field workout of the offseason while negotiations on a contract extension are ongoing for the team's top receiver. McLaurin and pass rushers Chase Young and Montez Sweat weren't on the field...