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Braves scratch Ynoa from Game 4 start in NLCS vs Dodgers

Oct. 20, 2021 17:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Huascar Ynoa was scratched with shoulder inflammation from his scheduled start for the Atlanta Braves against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Ynoa first experienced discomfort on Monday but believed he would be able to...

As Ben Johnson takes over, Gophers put the 'new' in new look

Oct. 20, 2021 17:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — New Minnesota coach Ben Johnson might have been wise to start the first practice with some get-to-know-you icebreakers before moving onto the shooting, passing and defense drills. Johnson has been heavily emphasizing the team concept in the takeover...

Andy Haines out as Brewers' hitting coach after NLDS loss

Oct. 20, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andy Haines is out as the Milwaukee Brewers’ hitting coach after they scored a total of six runs in their four-game National League Division Series loss to the Atlanta Braves. The Brewers announced Wednesday they wouldn’t be renewing Haines’...

Coach Izzo says he's ticked off Michigan State is unranked

Oct. 20, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State is unranked in the AP Top 25 preseason poll for the first time in a decade and its Hall of Fame coach isn't happy about it. “It does tick me off," Tom Izzo said Wednesday. Izzo is not alone. ...

Buddy Boeheim intent on making Syracuse an ACC contender

Oct. 20, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

Jim Boeheim is quick with a smile as he gets set to begin a season that will be oh-so-different in his long career at Syracuse — he'll be coaching sons Buddy and Jimmy. “Obviously, it's fun. It's great to be able to do that," Jim Boeheim said Tuesday. "They're good...

Gonzaga coach Mark Few pleads guilty to DUI, fined $1,000

Oct. 20, 2021 16:28 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor driving under the influence in Idaho and must pay a fine of $1,000 in lieu of spending four days in jail, according to court documents. He must also perform 24 hours of community service and...

USA Basketball tabs Jim Boylen to coach World Cup qualifiers

Oct. 20, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Jim Boylen has been picked to coach USA Basketball next month in the first window of qualifying for the 2023 Basketball World Cup. Boylen’s team will be composed primarily of G League players, and the roster is yet to be finalized. The...

Keatts, Wolfpack again looking for NCAA Tournament trip

Oct. 20, 2021 15:56 PM EDT

Kevin Keatts has had North Carolina State routinely pushing for 20-win seasons in his first four years, though he has just one NCAA Tournament berth – partly through bad luck – to show for it. The plan is to make those trips a more consistent outcome, starting with...

Browns' Mayfield out with shoulder injury, Keenum starting

Oct. 20, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Baker Mayfield had to surrender to the pain. Cleveland's starting quarterback, who has played the past four weeks with a torn labrum in his left shoulder, will sit out Thursday's game against the Denver Broncos and backup Case Keenum will start. ...

Mets' Carrasco has surgery to remove bone fragment in elbow

Oct. 20, 2021 14:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets right-hander Carlos Carrasco has had surgery to remove a bone fragment from his pitching elbow and is projected to resume baseball activities this winter. Mets medical director David David Altchek operated Tuesday at the Hospital for Special Surgery...