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Angels OF Fowler needs season-ending surgery for torn ACL

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Dexter Fowler has a torn ACL in his left knee that requires season-ending surgery. A date for the procedure has not been set. Recovery time is expected to be six to nine months. “Comeback season...

Tigers put Miguel Cabrera on IL with biceps strain

Apr. 11, 2021 12:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Miguel Cabrera's sweet, powerful swing hasn't been the same this season. Now it's clear why. Cabrera has been dealing with soreness in his left biceps, and the Detroit Tigers decided to put the All-Star slugger on the 10-day...

The Latest: Matsuyama's lead trimmed a bit at the Masters

Apr. 11, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): 3:10 p.m. Hideki Matsuyama started the day with a four-shot lead at the Masters. For a moment, it was down to one. ...

Ledecky dominates 1,500 freestyle at California meet

Apr. 11, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pro Swim Series meet with the world’s fastest time this year. She touched in 15 minutes, 40.55 seconds in the outdoor pool on Sunday. Ashley Twichell finished second in 16:06.68. ...

Clean-shaven Odor makes debut for Yankees against Rays

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rougned Odor was in the lineup for the New York Yankees for the first time Sunday, sporting a new look that includes more than a uniform change. The clean-shaven infielder complied with his new team’s longstanding facial hair policy by...

T-wolves owner: A-Rod, partner in agreement to buy NBA club

Apr. 10, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former baseball star Alex Rodriguez and e-commerce mogul Marc Lore signed a letter of intent Saturday to buy the Timberwolves and keep the NBA team in Minnesota, owner Glen Taylor said. The agreement, which also includes the WNBA's Minnesota Lynx,...

Lakers pull away after ejections, rout Nets 126-101

Apr. 11, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Dennis Schroder helped send a Lakers team missing LeBron James and Anthony Davis off to a sizzling start. And after Schroder was thrown out along with Kyrie Irving in the third quarter, the defending champions really turned it on. ...

Mourinho moans at Solskjaer as Tottenham's season unravels

Apr. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A season that provided the flickers of a title challenge is now turning into the worst of Jose Mourinho's managerial career. Of all the managers to inflict Tottenham's 10th loss of the Premier League season, it was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who replaced...

A masterpiece from Hideki Matsuyama to take Masters lead

Apr. 10, 2021 21:30 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The storms that stopped play for a little more than hour Saturday at the Masters were expected. The masterpiece delivered by Hideki Matsuyama after the break was not. Matsuyama played the final eight holes in 6-under par, turning a two-shot deficit...

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Mourinho moans at Solskjaer as Tottenham's season unravels

Apr. 11, 2021 15:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A season that provided the flickers of a title challenge is now turning into the worst of Jose Mourinho's managerial career. Of all the managers to inflict Tottenham's 10th loss of the Premier League season, it was Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who replaced...

Canadiens acquire defenseman Merrill from Red Wings

Apr. 11, 2021 15:28 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens have bolstered their blue line depth ahead of the NHL trade deadline. The club acquired veteran defenseman Jon Merrill from the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday for a fifth-round draft pick in 2021 and minor-league forward Hayden...

Ledecky dominates 1,500 freestyle at California meet

Apr. 11, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

MISSION VIEJO, Calif. (AP) — Katie Ledecky won the 1,500-meter freestyle at the Pro Swim Series meet with the world’s fastest time this year. She touched in 15 minutes, 40.55 seconds in the outdoor pool on Sunday. Ashley Twichell finished second in 16:06.68. ...

The Latest: Matsuyama's lead trimmed a bit at the Masters

Apr. 11, 2021 15:11 PM EDT

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters, the first golf major of the year (all times EDT): 3:10 p.m. Hideki Matsuyama started the day with a four-shot lead at the Masters. For a moment, it was down to one. ...

Lundqvist won't play this season after heart inflammation

Apr. 11, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Henrik Lundqvist is abandoning a long-shot attempt to return from open-heart surgery in time to play for the Washington Capitals this season after a checkup last week showed some inflammation. Lundqvist tweeted Sunday that the inflammation around his...

Capitals trade D Siegenthaler to Devils for 3rd-round pick

Apr. 11, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Devils acquired defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler from the Washington Capitals on Sunday for a 2021 third-round pick. Washington clears $800,000 in salary-cap space before the trade deadline Monday by dealing one of the eight defensemen on...

Clean-shaven Odor makes debut for Yankees against Rays

Apr. 11, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rougned Odor was in the lineup for the New York Yankees for the first time Sunday, sporting a new look that includes more than a uniform change. The clean-shaven infielder complied with his new team’s longstanding facial hair policy by...

Angels OF Fowler needs season-ending surgery for torn ACL

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels outfielder Dexter Fowler has a torn ACL in his left knee that requires season-ending surgery. A date for the procedure has not been set. Recovery time is expected to be six to nine months. “Comeback season...

Stroman unhappy Mets allowed him to start in rain

Apr. 11, 2021 14:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman was unhappy that the New York Mets began Sunday's game against the Miami Marlins in a steady rain, which interrupted his outing after nine pitches. The game began at 1:10 p.m. and was stopped by plate umpire D.J. Reyburn after seven...

Most of White Sox traveling party gets COVID-19 vaccine

Apr. 11, 2021 14:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — More than 90% of the traveling party for the Chicago White Sox got the COVID-19 vaccine after their home opener, moving the team closer to meeting Major League Baseball's threshold for relaxing some of the protocols put in place for the pandemic. Showing...