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Nola lifts Phillies back over .500, beats reeling Yanks 7-0

Jun. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500. Odubel Herrera, Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto combined to go 7 for 13 with a...

Segura's 2nd straight walkoff lifts Phils over Yankees 8-7

Jun. 12, 2021 21:21 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura scored Ronald Torreyes with an infield single in the 10th inning for his second straight game-ending hit and the Philadelphia Phillies got a third consecutive walkoff win with an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday. After...

Judge tosses suit seeking end to Delaware River drilling ban

Jun. 11, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out a lawsuit by Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania that sought to overturn a ban on gas drilling and hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River basin, ruling they lacked standing to sue. Senate Republicans led...

Donaldson, Cruz homers off Chapman lift Twins over Yanks 7-5

Jun. 11, 2021 01:07 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Josh Donaldson and Nelson Cruz hit two-run homers off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. “Pretty amazing effort by our guys, and those at-bats in the...

Segura's 2-run single in 10th lifts Phillies over Braves 4-3

Jun. 10, 2021 20:03 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jean Segura slowly jogged around first and watched Odubel Herrera dive headfirst across the plate for the winning run before another walk-off celebration began for the Philadelphia Phillies. Segura's two-run single high off the left-field fence in...

The Latest: Biden presents UK's Johnson with a US-made bike

Jun. 10, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England and the talks Thursday between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and President Joe Biden: FALMOUTH, England — President Joe Biden has given British Prime Minister...

Hawks, Nuggets hope home court provides edge in semifinals

Jun. 10, 2021 17:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — John Collins already has seen what playoff success has done to raise the hometown excitement for the Atlanta Hawks. Collins is eager for the opportunity to build more enthusiasm now that the Eastern Conference semifinal series against the top-seeded...

Veteran gaming executive to head Caesars eastern division

Jun. 10, 2021 12:04 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment has named a veteran gaming executive to lead its eastern division. The appointment of John Koster was announced Thursday. He will oversee the company's Atlantic City resorts, which include the Tropicana, Harrah’s Resort...

Williams' 1st career HR walks Phillies off over Braves

Jun. 09, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Luke Williams walked Philadelphia off with his first big league homer, hitting a two-run shot with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Phillies over the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Wednesday night. “Pretty incredible,” Williams said. “I’m still...

Wild hire longtime NHL GM Ray Shero as senior advisor

Jun. 09, 2021 22:32 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Wild hired longtime NHL general manager Ray Shero on Wednesday as a senior advisor to general manager Bill Guerin, who played for and worked under Shero with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Shero was fired last year by New Jersey, midway...