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College sports eye gambling money amid safeguard concerns

May. 26, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The NCAA stance against gambling on sports by its athletes and those who work in college athletics is summed up simply by the slogan on the posters the association provides to its member schools: "Don't Bet On It." The rules have been unambiguous for...

LEADING OFF: Yankees open series vs Rays without Stanton

May. 26, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ SEASON’S GREETINGS Minus injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton, the ailing New York Yankees open a four-game series at Tampa Bay — the first meeting this year between the heated AL East rivals. ...

Mitch Garver, Kole Calhoun HRs lead Texas past Angels 7-2

May. 26, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any pitching staff that forces Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani to go 0 for 7 with a combined six strikeouts is nearly certain to feel awfully good about its night at the Big A. The Rangers feel it's only an indicator of what their team can become —...

Burger's homer off Hill lifts White Sox over Red Sox

May. 26, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Burger hit a three-run homer off Rich Hill, Lucas Giolito overcame a shaky first inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Red Sox 3-1 Wednesday night to end Boston’s six-game winning streak. The White Sox won for the fourth time in six games and moved over...

Sears wins 1st MLB start, depleted Yanks blank Orioles 2-0

May. 26, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All of a sudden, some of the biggest stars on the New York Yankees are absent. Their lesser-known replacements are ready to keep the engine humming. JP Sears pitched five poised innings to win his first career start and the no-name relievers left in...

Celtics run past Heat 93-80, move a win from NBA Finals

May. 26, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Boston Celtics know the formula. They believe their defense, as has been the case time and again in these playoffs, will eventually wear down teams. Hard to argue. Jaylen Brown scored 25 points, Jayson Tatum added 22 and the Celtics are now one win...

Braves' Acuña scratched with right quadriceps tightness

May. 26, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves right fielder Ronald Acuña Jr. was scratched from Atlanta's lineup Wednesday night with right quadriceps tightness. The team announced about 90 minutes before first pitch against Philadelphia that Acuña would sit. He woke up feeling sore and tested out his...

Banged-up Yankees add Stanton, Loáisiga to injured list

May. 25, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is on the injured list for the fourth straight season. Stanton was placed on the 10-day IL with right ankle inflammation Wednesday as the ailing Yankees made a flurry of roster moves less than an hour before their series finale...

Votto homers, triples, shouts at reliever as Reds beat Cubs

May. 25, 2022 23:07 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto homered and tripled, then shouted at Cubs reliever Rowan Wick during a tense ending to the Cincinnati Reds' 4-3 win over Chicago on Wednesday night. Votto had a solo homer in the second inning off Kyle Hendricks (2-5) and a two-run triple in the third...

Oakland continues Seattle's slide with 4-2 win over Mariners

May. 25, 2022 20:56 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Less than two months into the season, the Seattle Mariners are quickly trending toward irrelevance in a season that started with expectations of ending the longest playoff drought in the major leagues. Seth Brown and Elvis Andrus both homered off reigning AL Cy...