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Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier became the New York Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle. The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .324 with six homers and 17 RBIs. Frazier was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday. He was hurt Monday night sliding into...

Nadal beats Ferrer to reach Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Apr. 25, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal looked closer to his clay-court best again as he beat David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open. The 11-time Barcelona champion saved four of five break points and broke four times in what could have been his last meeting with...

Italy marks liberation anniversary as some glorify Mussolini

Apr. 25, 2019 11:53 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italian leaders on Thursday marked Liberation Day, which celebrates the end of the country's Fascist dictatorship during World War II, with appeals against glorifying dictator Benito Mussolini. The celebrations come a day after a group of hardcore fans of the Lazio soccer club performed fascist...

Kanter, Siakam among players starring in their support roles

Apr. 25, 2019 11:33 AM EDT

Just a few months ago, Enes Kanter was toiling for a New York Knicks team that was heading nowhere. Now, he's a significant contributor for a Portland Trail Blazers team heading to the Western Conference semifinals. Kanter is one of several players starring in their supporting roles and helped put their...

Wade bonus forfeiture, Woodward $8M deal before LSU board

Apr. 25, 2019 11:31 AM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade will forfeit $250,000 in incentive bonuses and new athletic director Scott Woodward will receive a six-year, $8 million pay package under contracts recommended for approval by the university's board of supervisors. Wade is paid about $2.5 million annually and his...

Ex-Texas official accused of imposing traffic ticket quota

Apr. 25, 2019 11:24 AM EDT

MARLIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers have arrested a former city manager on charges he abused his position by imposing a quota for the number of traffic tickets city police had to issue. Sixty-four-year-old Alan Grindstaff was being held Thursday at the Falls County jail on a charge of abuse of official...

Bishop now the Stars goalie trying to beat Blues in playoffs

Apr. 25, 2019 3:16 AM EDT

Ben Bishop grew up rooting for the St. Louis Blues before being drafted by them. He remembers being in the stands at 14 years old during a playoff series against the Stars and wholeheartedly taking part of the chants of "Bel-four!" directed at the Dallas goalie. Now 18 years after that St. Louis sweep to get to...

Hurricanes storm into second-round showdown with Islanders

Apr. 25, 2019 3:12 AM EDT

Calvin de Haan was at a loss for words about what comes next. Minutes after the Carolina Hurricanes' shocking 4-3 double-overtime victory in Game 7 to move on to the second round, he wasn't yet ready to turn his attention to facing the New York Islanders. But that turnaround comes quick with Game 1 at Barclays...

Yankees rally from 5 runs down for 6-5 win over Angels

Apr. 25, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ LeMahieu hardly ever shows emotion between the lines, so his modest celebration after rounding first base must have meant his ninth-inning hit was something even bigger than the moment. Whether it's a 5-0 deficit in the sixth inning or their dismaying list of injured stars, these...

Rockets advance, wait to see if they'll get shot at Warriors

Apr. 25, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Minutes after the Houston Rockets eliminated the Utah Jazz to advance to the Western Conference semifinals for the third straight season they were already looking ahead to the possibility of getting another shot at the Golden State Warriors. "That's what I want," center Clint Capela said. "I...