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Suspended Padres star Tatis plans on 'redeeming myself'

Feb. 04, 2023 18:09 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The laugh and smile are starting to return. So, too, is the fan adulation for Fernando Tatis Jr., at least in San Diego. Still serving an 80-game suspension after testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, the superstar was warmly received at FanFest on...

AP source: MLB forms economic group as regional TV in peril

Feb. 03, 2023 14:58 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Concerned about a possible bankruptcy for the company that owns local broadcasting rights to 14 of the 30 Major League Baseball teams, the league has formed a new economic study committee that will gather next week at the owners’ meetings in Palm Beach, Florida. ...

Juhasz, Muhl lead No. 5 UConn over Providence 64-54

Feb. 01, 2023 22:41 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Dorka Juhasz had 19 points and 17 rebounds and Nika Muhl added 14 points as No. 5 UConn held off Providence 64-54 on Wednesday night. Lou Lopez Senechal and Aubrey Griffin each finished with 13 points as the Huskies registered their 14th straight win. The...

No. 16 Xavier beats No. 17 Providence 85-83 in OT thriller

Feb. 01, 2023 22:30 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jack Nunge had 23 points and 14 rebounds as No. 16 Xavier held off No. 17 Providence 85-83 in an overtime thriller Wednesday night. Colby Jones and Souley Boum each scored 20 for the Musketeers, who won a first-place showdown in the Big East without injured...

Bynum leads No. 23 Providence past Villanova 70-65

Jan. 29, 2023 14:36 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jared Bynum scored 17 of his 19 points after halftime and hit a key jumper and two free throws late to help No. 23 Providence defeat Villanova 70-65 on Sunday. The game was played at the Wells Fargo Center and ended about an hour before the Philadelphia Eagles...

No. 23 Providence dominates Butler inside for 79-58 win

Jan. 25, 2023 23:54 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — With No. 23 Providence trailing Butler by seven midway through the first half, Friars coach Ed Cooley brought Jared Bynum off the bench. PC scored the next 13 points and never trailed again. Boosted by the return of their regular starting...

Nelson Cruz, Padres finalize $1 million, 1-year contract

Jan. 23, 2023 19:05 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Longtime slugger Nelson Cruz and the San Diego Padres finalized a $1 million, one-year contract on Monday. The sides agreed to the deal on Jan. 11, pending a physical. The right-handed-hitting Cruz, who turns 43 on July 1, is expected to platoon at...

Locke's career-high 29 lifts No. 22 Friars past DePaul 75-64

Jan. 21, 2023 17:27 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence coach Ed Cooley predicted his team would learn from a 0-2 trip that brought an end to its season-best nine-game win streak. He was right. Noah Locke had a career-high 29 points, including seven 3-pointers, to help the 22nd-ranked...

Brothers of Soto, Guerrero among MLB international prospects

Jan. 19, 2023 11:36 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominican outfielder Elian Soto, the 17-year-old brother of All-Star Juan Soto, agreed to a $225,000 signing bonus as part of a minor league contract reached last weekend with the Washington Nationals. Dominican outfielder Pablo Guerrero, the 16-year-old brother of...

No. 20 Marquette holds off No. 22 Providence, 83-75

Jan. 19, 2023 00:35 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kam Jones had 21 points and Tyler Kolek scored 19 as No. 20 Marquette defeated No. 22 Providence 83-75 on Wednesday night. With members of Marquette’s 2003 Final Four team, including former NBA great Dwyane Wade, cheering them on from the stands, the surging...