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WNBA's new season ready to tip off

May. 23, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — It's been a busy offseason for the WNBA with big names changing places, a new commissioner and sadly a few injuries to some of the games' greatest players. The league will tip off its 23rd season on Friday with many teams hoping to win the championship this year. The defending champion...

Faces of concussions: NHL's head-on battle with an epidemic

May. 23, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

HOMER GLEN, Ill. (AP) — Wearing a black shirt with "Fight for your happiness" on the front and "Sick not weak" on the back, Daniel Carcillo eats an apple as his wife makes a cappuccino nearby and their oldest daughter scampers around the kitchen. This is the family he always wanted, just not the life he...

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros

May. 23, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox used a rare combination to beat the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. Charlie Tilson hit a grand slam for his first career homer and the White Sox turned the only triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory. It's the first time in franchise history the...

Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

May. 23, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort. Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the...

Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strains left quadriceps

May. 23, 2019 12:43 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Criticized for not running hard, New York Mets second baseman Robinson Canó got hurt hustling up the first base line. The 36-year-old slugger left Wednesday night's 6-1 win over Washington after straining his left quadriceps. Canó got hurt when he grounded out in the third inning...

Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

May. 23, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The teams...

Davis speeds to NY as Mets stun Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win

May. 23, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rajai Davis took batting practice Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The 38-year-old outfielder ended his night hitting a three-run homer that capped a thrilling eighth-inning rally for the New York Mets. "It was a normal day when it started," Davis said after a memorable 6-1...

Ozuna, Carpenter homer, Cardinals split DH with Royals 10-3

May. 23, 2019 12:19 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna made Homer Bailey work. Then he made him pay. Ozuna and Matt Carpenter went deep as part of a four-homer barrage and the St. Louis Cardinals split a doubleheader with the Kansas City Royals by winning the second game 10-3 on Wednesday night. Brad Keller threw seven-plus...

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers

May. 23, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was a night of redemption for Kevin Kiermaier, who hit a three-run homer and made the biggest defensive play of the game to lead the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday. One day earlier, Kiermaier's baserunning blunder took the Rays out of a 7-3 loss...

Twins, Angels postponed, will be made up on Thursday

May. 22, 2019 11:45 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Very little has slowed the Minnesota Twins of late. A rare Southern California rain shower did the trick Wednesday night. The Twins had their series finale against the Los Angeles Angels postponed because of weather and unplayable field conditions. It has been rescheduled for...