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Hometown win: Nakashima edges Fognini in 3 at San Diego Open

Sep. 27, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Hometown kid Brandon Nakashima came back after trailing by a set and then from a break down in the third to edge Fabio Fognini 6-7 (5), 6-1, 7-5 in the first round of the San Diego Open on Monday night. The 20-year-old Nakashima, who is ranked a...

LEADING OFF: NL East showdown, wild Cards at 16, Yanks-Jays

Sep. 27, 2021 22:59 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ NL EAST SHOWDOWN Zack Wheeler (14-9, 2.79 ERA) pitches for Philadelphia in the opener of a pivotal three-game series at Atlanta. Charlie Morton (13-6, 3.53) is on the...

Giants hold NL West lead, top Rockies; Belt's hand injured

Sep. 27, 2021 21:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants moved closer to a division title with a clutch win. Now they hope their home run leader can be help them capture the crown. Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the Giants held their lead in the NL West,...

Giants 1B Brandon Belt has broken left thumb, status unclear

Sep. 27, 2021 21:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants first baseman and home run leader Brandon Belt has a broken left thumb and his availability for the final week of the regular season and playoffs is unclear. The Giants said an X-ray Monday showed the broken bone and that Belt will...

Blackhawks G Lankinen removed from COVID-19 protocol

Sep. 27, 2021 20:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Kevin Lankinen practiced Monday after he was removed from the COVID-19 protocol list. Lankinen had been held out since Friday. His absence doesn’t necessarily mean he tested positive for COVID-19. ...

Porter agrees to 5-year deal with Nuggets, worth up to $207M

Sep. 27, 2021 20:00 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Sharpshooting forward Michael Porter Jr. has agreed to a five-year maximum extension with the Denver Nuggets that could be worth up to $207 million. His agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the deal to The Associated Press on Monday. ESPN first reported the...

Amid latest shakeup, T-wolves seek stability with new owners

Sep. 27, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The joke Karl-Anthony Towns made last week was the ultimate jinx, casually noting what had been a rare absence of turnover and tumult for the Timberwolves to that point. “I was like, ‘Man, it’s been a real quiet offseason for Minnesota. It's...

Jazz hungry to show they can contend for title

Sep. 27, 2021 19:49 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — After posting the best regular-season record a year ago, the Utah Jazz are hungry to show they can take another step and contend for an NBA title. It won’t be a simple task for Utah. The Jazz have evolved from an underdog into a team no opponent...

Bucks' Antetokounmpo feeling fine but monitoring his knee

Sep. 27, 2021 19:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says he feels fine as he prepares for the Milwaukee Bucks’ title defense but will be careful with the left knee that he hyperextended during the championship run. Antetokounmpo missed the final two games of the Eastern Conference...

Wiggins says he will stick to beliefs regarding vaccine

Sep. 27, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Golden State Warriors forward Andrew Wiggins is sticking to his beliefs when it comes to staying unvaccinated for COVID-19, even though that decision could soon cost him playing in home games. Wiggins faces the possibility of not being allowed into...