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Boston, Miami in tight series, though games are anything but

May. 24, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Huge leads. Lengthy scoring droughts. Blowouts. The Eastern Conference finals between the Heat and Celtics are as close as can be — heading back to Miami all tied up at two wins apiece. But the individual games have been anything but. Boston scored 18...

MLB suspends Yanks' Donaldson for 1 game for 'Jackie' remark

May. 23, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball suspended Josh Donaldson for one game Monday after the New York Yankees slugger made multiple references to Jackie Robinson while talking to White Sox star Tim Anderson during the weekend. Donaldson also was fined an undisclosed amount for his...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defendin Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...

Kadri has hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 to take 3-1 lead

May. 24, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nazem Kadri had the last laugh. Kadri scored three goals, including two during a four-goal second period barrage, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series. Kadri’s...

Autopsy: Steelers QB Haskins was drunk when fatally struck

May. 23, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins was legally drunk and had taken drugs before he was fatally struck by a dump truck while walking on a Florida interstate highway last month, an autopsy report released Monday concluded. The Broward County...

Osaka loses in 1st round of French Open, may skip Wimbledon

May. 24, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A year ago, Naomi Osaka left the French Open of her own volition, never beaten on the court but determining that she needed to pull out before the second round to stand up for herself and protect her mind. On Monday, Osaka departed Roland Garros against her will —...

Djokovic backs ATP, laments Wimbledon 'lose-lose situation'

May. 23, 2022 18:30 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Novak Djokovic intends to defend his title at Wimbledon and supports the decision by the ATP men’s tour to withhold ranking points from that tournament as a show of unity among players -- even though the move will negatively affect his hold on the No. 1 spot. In...

INDY DAY 7: Kellett is first to crash in Indy 500 prep

May. 23, 2022 17:24 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Dalton Kellett on Monday became the first driver to crash while preparing for the Indianapolis 500, ending a streak of six days without major incident. Kellett crashed with just over 30 minutes remaining in the lone two-hour session of track time at...

Amidst threats, Kadri scores 3 in Avs' 6-3 win over Blues

May. 24, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

Nazem Kadri had a powerful response to quiet all the haters. Refusing to buckle in the face of death threats, racial slurs, a booing St. Louis crowd and a few post-whistle hits, the Avalanche forward scored three times — including the game-winner — in a 6-3 victory over the Blues...

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LEADING OFF: Cy Young matchup in SD, Story powers Sox vs Sox

May. 24, 2022 04:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAKE YOUR PITCH A pair of Cy Young Award winners are on the mound when Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers visit Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres in a matchup between two of the National...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 02:39 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defendin Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...

Boston, Miami in tight series, though games are anything but

May. 24, 2022 02:34 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Huge leads. Lengthy scoring droughts. Blowouts. The Eastern Conference finals between the Heat and Celtics are as close as can be — heading back to Miami all tied up at two wins apiece. But the individual games have been anything but. Boston scored 18...

Smith, Walker homers spoil Greinke's return to Arizona, 9-5

May. 24, 2022 02:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's familiarity with Zack Greinke led to a solid offensive night against the Diamondbacks' former pitcher. Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte’s two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie to help the Diamondbacks beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday...

Azocar lifts Padres to 3-2 win over Brewers in 10 innings

May. 24, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veteran manager Bob Melvin had faith in José Azocar with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the rookie delivered. Azocar lined a single into center field to bring in Manny Machado and lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win against the NL...

Rodríguez's 1st long ball at home leads M's past A's 7-6

May. 24, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The first three times Julio Rodríguez homered, the reaction was mostly silence. The cost of hitting long balls on the road. The prized Seattle rookie finally got to hear the hometown roar he's been anticipating. “(When) I've been on the road,...

Kadri has hat trick, Avs beat Blues 6-3 to take 3-1 lead

May. 24, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nazem Kadri had the last laugh. Kadri scored three goals, including two during a four-goal second period barrage, and the Colorado Avalanche beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in their Western Conference series. Kadri’s...

Alonso hits 3-run homer, Mets rack up 18 hits to rout Giants

May. 24, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buck Showalter believes in this New York Mets offense, especially if his players keep taking tough at-bats the way they did in the series opener against San Francisco. Pete Alonso hit an early three-run homer moments after Francisco Lindor's tying, two-run...

Amidst threats, Kadri scores 3 in Avs' 6-3 win over Blues

May. 24, 2022 01:36 AM EDT

Nazem Kadri had a powerful response to quiet all the haters. Refusing to buckle in the face of death threats, racial slurs, a booing St. Louis crowd and a few post-whistle hits, the Avalanche forward scored three times — including the game-winner — in a 6-3 victory over the Blues...

Georgia Senate primaries will set up high-stakes showdown

May. 24, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker have six challengers between them in Tuesday’s primaries, but the two are already looking ahead to the general election as the GOP tries to take back the seat Warnock won last year, helping Democrats squeak out a...