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Powerhouse US swim team shines with 6 medals, 1st US gold

Jul. 25, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things rolling, claiming the first U.S. gold at the Olympic pool. By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals. Six of them in all, quite a start Sunday for the Americans in the...

The Latest: Horigome wins 1st ever Olympic skateboard gold

Jul. 25, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Japan’s Yuto Horigome has won the first ever skateboarding competition...

Positive COVID test knocks DeChambeau out of Olympics

Jul. 25, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau's hopes of getting his season back on track with an Olympic medal cratered Sunday after he tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for Tokyo. The 2020 U.S. Open champion will be replaced by Patrick Reed. ...

Sandoval has no-hit bid end in 9th; Angels beat Twins 2-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval knew history was within his grasp. The young Los Angeles Angels left-hander looked up at the scoreboard after every inning to confirm his work: no hits allowed. His teammates also let him know what was at stake, by staying as far away...

Astros lose combo no-hit try in 8th; Rangers' skid hits 11

Jul. 24, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Framber Valdez used so many pitches as he struggled to find the zone early on Saturday night that he was forced to leave the game after the sixth inning without giving up a hit. Houston's bullpen took over after the left-hander was pulled and lost the...

Odor, Yankees rally in 8th, end Boston's 4-game win streak

Jul. 24, 2021 20:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rougned Odor’s two-run double highlighted a four-run rally in the eighth inning after his two errors helped Boston build an early lead, and the New York Yankees beat the Red Sox 4-3 on Saturday. Gleyber Torres added a go-ahead, bloop single for the...

Tringale shoots 66 to top crowded 3M Open leaderboard

Jul. 24, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

BLAINE, Minn. (AP) — The third round of the 3M Open was filled with shots into the rough and the water around the 18th green, and sometimes both. Cameron Tringale stayed out of trouble that so many others didn't Saturday — and took the lead into the final round. ...

Flyers trade Voracek to Blue Jackets on busy Day 2 of draft

Jul. 24, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

A familiar bearded face is going back to Columbus, and the Blue Jackets' longest tenured player is off to Philadelphia. The player the Flyers got back? Well, Cam Atkinson is already in love with Philly’s favorite, familiar orange-bearded face. The...

Shell's journey from undrafted long shot ends with hall call

Jul. 24, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

Donnie Shell knew he had a little time to make an impression. The life span of an undrafted free agent rookie is short. Really short. Especially for undrafted free agent rookies from a Historically Black College and University like South Carolina State, where the undersized Shell spent years...

17-year-old Nicholas Dunlap wins US Junior Amateur

Jul. 24, 2021 21:20 PM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Nicholas Dunlap won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday at The Country Club of North Carolina, beating Cohen Trolio 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final. The 17-year-old Dunlap, from Huntsville, Alabama, won three straight holes to take...

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Cifuentes scores, Los Angeles FC ties Vancouver 2-2

Jul. 25, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Cifuentes’ game-tying goal helped Los Angeles FC play the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-2 draw Saturday. Deiber Caicedo struck first for the Whitecaps (3-7-5) in the 25th minute. Cristian Dajome gave the Whitecaps a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute,...

Polanco, Newman lead Pirates to 10-2 romp over Giants

Jul. 25, 2021 00:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, and Kevin Newman matched his career high with four hits for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 10-2 on Saturday night. Polanco lofted a sacrifice...

LA Kings re-sign F Trevor Moore for 2 years, $3.75 million

Jul. 25, 2021 00:58 AM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Forward Trevor Moore is returning to the Los Angeles Kings with a two-year, $3.75 million contract extension. The Kings announced their re-signing Saturday. Moore set career highs last season with 10 goals and 13 assists in...

The Latest: Horigome wins 1st ever Olympic skateboard gold

Jul. 25, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Japan’s Yuto Horigome has won the first ever skateboarding competition...

Real Salt Lake shuts out Colorado 3-0, Wood scores

Jul. 25, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Bobby Wood scored once and Real Salt Lake held the Colorado Rapids scoreless in a 3-0 win Saturday. William Yarbrough put RSL (5-4-5) on top 1-0 with an own goal in the 14th minute. Wood put RSL on top 2-0 in the 30th minute, assisted by Albert...

Valentin scores, San Jose draws Houston 1-1

Jul. 25, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zarek Valentin’s own goal helped the San Jose Earthquakes play the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 tie Saturday. Matias Vera opened a 1-0 lead for the Dynamo (3-4-8) in the 40th minute. Valentin put the Earthquakes (3-7-5) on the scoreboard with an own...

Yuto Horigome of Japan wins first ever Olympic gold medal in skateboarding

Jul. 25, 2021 00:49 AM EDT
TOKYO (AP) — Yuto Horigome of Japan wins first ever Olympic gold medal in skateboarding.

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Jul. 25, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Jansen had blown saves against the San Francisco on...

Powerhouse US swim team shines with 6 medals, 1st US gold

Jul. 25, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Chase Kalisz got things rolling, claiming the first U.S. gold at the Olympic pool. By the time the morning was done, the powerhouse team had a whole bunch of medals. Six of them in all, quite a start Sunday for the Americans in the...

Positive COVID test knocks DeChambeau out of Olympics

Jul. 25, 2021 00:21 AM EDT

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — Bryson DeChambeau's hopes of getting his season back on track with an Olympic medal cratered Sunday after he tested positive for COVID-19 before leaving the United States for Tokyo. The 2020 U.S. Open champion will be replaced by Patrick Reed. ...