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Guardians-Tigers postponed, rescheduled for July 4th

May. 27, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Cleveland Guardians and Detroit Tigers on Friday was postponed due to inclement weather. It will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on July 4 at 6:40 p.m. The originally scheduled game will begin at 1:10 p.m. The starting...

Wake Forest matches ACC tourney record with 7 HRs

May. 27, 2022 19:14 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Adam Cecere was 4 for 4 with two home runs, Brendan Tinsman added four RBIs, and No. 6 seed Wake Forest matched an ACC Tournament record with seven homers in a 16-3 victory over third-seeded Miami on Friday. Wake Forest (40-17-1) reached the 40-win plateau...

Mets reliever López has penalty cut to 1 game, out vs Phils

May. 27, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Yoan López had his three-game suspension cut to one game and served the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies. López was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game and had to immediately sit out. Mets...

Giants' Kapler refusing to take field for anthem in protest

May. 27, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Friday he will refuse to take the field for the national anthem in a protest over the nation’s political direction following this week’s school shooting in Texas. “I don’t plan on coming out for the anthem...

Rutgers tops Penn State 5-4 in 10 in Big Ten Tournament

May. 27, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Second-seeded Rutgers wasted all of a stellar start from Nathan Florence before getting a sacrifice fly from Richie Schiekofer in the top of the 10th inning to beat No. 6 seed Penn State 5-4 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday. Rutgers (43-14)...

Reds' Pham and Giants' Pederson in pregame altercation

May. 27, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds outfielder Tommy Pham and San Francisco Giants outfielder Joc Pederson were involved in a brief altercation before Friday's series opener at Great American Ball Park. While the Giants were warming up in the outfield, Pham confronted Pederson in...

Column: NHL playoffs best show in sports; NBA a snoozer

May. 27, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

If you're looking for some excitement, forget about the NBA playoffs. They've been a total snooze, filled with blowouts and only a handful of must-see moments. The lack of drama has been especially striking when compared to the NHL postseason, which has produced one...

Kentucky eliminates Vanderbilt from SEC Tournament

May. 27, 2022 18:11 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Ritter was 3 for 5 with three RBIs, including a two-run double in the seventh inning, and 12th-seeded Kentucky beat No. 8 seed Vanderbilt 10-2 on Friday in the SEC Tournament. Kentucky (32-25), which is slated to play in another elimination game on...

Carlos Martínez suspended 80 games for positive drug test

May. 27, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former All-Star pitcher Carlos Martínez was suspended for 80 games Friday under baseball's minor league drug program following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Ibutamoren, which increases Human Growth Hormone. The 30-year-old right-hander...

Rafa vs. Uncle Toni: Nadal to meet Auger-Aliassime in Paris

May. 27, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Rafael Nadal knew this was bound to happen. So, too, did his uncle, Toni Nadal, who coached Rafael to most of the nephew's men's-record 21 Grand Slam titles. Also well aware this moment would come, of course, was Felix Auger-Aliassime, the promising player who brought...