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Bucks edge Nets in OT in Game 7, withstand Durant's 48

Jun. 19, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks withstood Kevin Durant's NBA-record 48 points in a Game 7, advancing to the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Brooklyn Nets 115-111 in overtime Saturday night. Giannis Antetokounmpo had 40 points and 13 rebounds, and Khris...

Stuver's 9 saves for Austin in 0-0 tie with Earthquakes

Jun. 19, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Brad Stuver tied his career-high with nine saves to help Austin FC to a 0-0 tie with the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Stuver, who also had nine saves last time out in a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City on June 12, made a pair of stops...

Rubio, Lewis score; Rapids beat FC Cincinnati 2-0

Jun. 19, 2021 23:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Diego Rubio and Jonathan Lewis scored, and the Colorado Rapids won the fifth of their last six with a 2-0 victory over FC Cincinnati on Saturday night. Rubio opened the scoring for Colorado (5-2-1) in the 21st minute, finishing the layoff from Michael...

Martin, Pulock help Isles top Lightning 3-2 to tie series

Jun. 19, 2021 23:34 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Martin capped New York's three-goal second period, Ryan Pulock made a diving stop in front of an open goal in the closing seconds and the Islanders held on to beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 Saturday night to even their Stanley Cup semifinal series at two games...

Brothers set record crossing large gap in park on a highline

Jun. 19, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California, the San Francisco Chronicle reported. Earlier this month, they and a group of friends spent nearly a week...

Mabrey has career-high 28, Wings hit 17 3s, beat Lynx 95-77

Jun. 19, 2021 23:26 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored a career-high 28 points and hit five of Dallas' franchise-record 17 3-pointers to help the Wings beat the Minnesota Lynx 95-77 on Saturday night. Mabrey shot 9 of 13 from the field and tied the club single-game record for...

Sha'Carri Richardson notches colorful win at Olympic trials

Jun. 19, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Whether watching from Jamaica, Japan or the U.S, it was hard to miss that shock of flowing, orange hair that came streaking across the finish line first in Eugene on Saturday night. It belongs to Sha’Carri Richardson. And after the eye-opening...

Pepi’s 2nd-half goal lifts FC Dallas to 1-1 draw with Loons

Jun. 19, 2021 23:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ricardo Pepi scored the tying goal in the 68th minute and FC Dallas held on for a 1-1 draw with Minnesota United on Saturday night. Ryan Hollingshead led Pepi into the penalty area with a well-placed pass and Pepi finished with a left-footed shot...

Garcia drives in 3, Correa homers as Astros beat White Sox

Jun. 19, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — In the three games since Houston star third baseman Alex Bregman was injured, the two players filling in for him have come up big to help the Astros keep their winning streak alive. Astros rookie Robel Garcia tied a career high with three RBIs, Carlos...

Night of the stars: Dressel, Ledecky keep winning at trials

Jun. 19, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — America's biggest swimming stars shined brightly on the next-to-last night of the Olympic trials. Their only complaint? Both wanted to go a bit faster Saturday. Caeleb Dressel added another event to his Tokyo program, powering to...