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Canada rallies in 3rd, tops Sweden 4-3 in OT in world hockey

May. 26, 2022 17:42 PM EDT

TAMPERE, Finland (AP) — Drake Batherson scored on a power play 43 seconds into overtime to give Canada a 4-3 comeback victory over Sweden on Thursday night in the world hockey quarterfinals. In the semifinals Saturday, defending champion Canada will face the Czech Republic, and the...

French Open updates | Cornet beats former champion Ostapenko

May. 26, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 11 p.m. Alizé Cornet beat 2017 champion Jelena Ostapenko 6-0, 1-6, 6-3 to advance to the third round at the French Open. The 32-year-old French player had...

Reds rout Cubs 20-5 for their most runs in 23 years

May. 26, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Farmer homered and had five RBIs to power the Cincinnati Reds to their high-scoring game in 23 years, a 20-5 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Farmer and Nick Senzel had four hits each, and Brandon Drury, Tommy Pham and Albert Almora Jr. had three apiece....

Once-hopeful Mariners sinking after awful 30-day stretch

May. 26, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford stepped forward to present a brave face after all that's gone wrong over the past month for a Seattle Mariners team that began the season with so much enthusiasm and optimism. "No one likes to lose, especially the way we are right now, especially games...

Buxton, Twins relish 'little wins' of crash-free OF plays

May. 26, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton ran down a fly to right-center at the warning track looking to make the type of tricky catch that's routine for him. This time, there was a twist. The ball glanced off Buxton's glove as he leaped to make the grab, allowing Detroit's...

Kansas St. ends 5-game losing streak, 8-5 over West Virginia

May. 26, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dominic Johnson hit Kansas State's first homer of the Big 12 Tournament and the seventh-seeded Wildcats beat sixth-seeded West Virginia 8-5 on Thursday to snap a five-game losing streak. Kansas State (28-28) advances to play in another elimination game on...

DiMarco, 4 others lead Senior PGA Championship at 4-under 67

May. 26, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Something in southwest Michigan agrees with Chris DiMarco’s golf game. As a 19-year-old playing for the Florida Gators, DiMarco won the prestigious 1988 Western Amateur at Point O’Woods Golf & Country Club in Millburg. On...

Yankees sign Matt Carpenter, bring up Manny Bañuelos

May. 26, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Carpenter agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees on Thursday, a week after he was released from the Texas Rangers' minor league system. Injury-hit New York also selected the contract of 31-year-old left-hander Manny Bañuelos from...

French Open player wins after thrown racket lands in stands

May. 26, 2022 16:43 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A player at the French Open was allowed to continue her match — and ended up winning it — after she threw her racket and it bounced into the stands, the latest in a series of episodes involving professional tennis players who take their anger out on their equipment. ...

At surprise-filled French Open, tennis prodigy makes good

May. 26, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Grand Slam losses by high-ranked, well-known and accomplished players to, well, lower-ranked, lesser-known and less-accomplished opponents offer a rare opportunity for those unheralded winners to enjoy the spotlight. And for the first time in nearly a half-century,...