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Pride beat Wave 1-0 to remain undefeated in the NWSL

Apr. 19, 2024 22:38 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Summer Yates scored in the 26th minute and the Orlando Pride beat the San Diego Wave 1-0 in the National Women's Soccer League on Friday night. The Wave were scrambling for the equalizer in the 81st minute when Alex Morgan went down with what appeared to be a...

Rockies' Kyle Freeland out up to 6 weeks with elbow injury. He says pitch clock may have been factor

Apr. 19, 2024 20:05 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies pitcher Kyle Freeland is expected to miss between one month and six weeks because of a strained left elbow and says the pitch clock may have been a factor. Freeland said the elbow issue is not related to a right shoulder injury sustained this week...

F2 champion Pourchaire to make IndyCar debut as Malukas' injury keeps McLaren driver on sidelines

Apr. 19, 2024 19:28 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Reigning Formula 2 champion Theo Pourchaire will make his IndyCar debut on the streets of Long Beach with Arrow McLaren as the 20-year-old Frenchman becomes the latest replacement for injured driver David Malukas. Pourchaire said Friday that he was...

Braves ace Spencer Strider begins recovery from elbow surgery, says team can win World Series

Apr. 19, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves ace Spencer Strider began to feel discomfort in his right elbow in spring training but didn't realize the severity of the injury until learning he needed season-ending surgery. Strider said he had a bone fragment develop following Tommy John surgery in...

We meet again: Hurricanes and Islanders reunite to open NHL playoffs for 2nd straight year

Apr. 19, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes and the New York Islanders are getting another postseason reunion. The teams are meeting in the first round of the NHL playoffs for the second straight season, and this marks the third time the teams will meet in six postseasons. The...

Spurs center Zach Collins needs surgery for torn labrum but should be back for start of next season

Apr. 18, 2024 17:07 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio Spurs center Zach Collins has a torn labrum that will require surgery but is expected to be ready for the start of next season. The injury to Collins' right shoulder happened in the third quarter of the Spurs' season finale against Detroit on Sunday....

Saints enter the NFL draft with questions along the offensive line

Apr. 18, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints could have a hard time passing up a promising prospect at offensive tackle should one be available to them in the 2024 NFL draft. New Orleans' offensive line was among the club's strengths for much of the past decade and a half. More...

Heat star Jimmy Butler has sprained ligament in knee, will be sidelined several weeks

Apr. 18, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The results are in: Jimmy Butler is out. Butler will not be able to play for the Miami Heat in a win-or-else game on Friday night against the Chicago Bulls in the NBA's play-in tournament because of a right knee injury, one that will sideline him for several weeks. ...

Giants may consider QB in NFL draft as Daniel Jones recovers from ACL injury

Apr. 18, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The previous time the New York Giants had the sixth overall pick in the NFL draft was in 2019 and they surprised many by taking Daniel Jones of Duke to become the heir apparent to two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback Eli Manning. Five years after the...

Defending champion Lilia Vu withdraws from Chevron Championship with back injury before 1st round

Apr. 18, 2024 16:11 PM EDT

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — Defending champion and world No. 2 Lilia Vu withdrew from the Chevron Championship on Thursday before the first round because of a back injury. She issued a statement on Instagram saying she had “severe discomfort” in her back during warmups Thursday...