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New York Yankees' Miguel Andujar hits a second-inning solo home run during a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins in New York, Monday, April 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
April 24, 2018 - 12:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — For rookies Miguel Andujar and Gleyber Torres and most everyone else swinging a bat for the New York Yankees, this was an extra special evening. Andujar homered and doubled to extend his barrage of extra-base blows, Torres got his first major league hit and the Yankees hammered the...
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April 24, 2018 - 12:06 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Free agent outfielder Melky Cabrera has agreed to a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians. The deal is contingent on the 33-year-old passing a physical. Cabrera spent last season with the Chicago White Sox and Kansas City Royals, batting .285 with 17 homers and 85 RBIs...
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Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
April 24, 2018 - 12:01 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Washington Capitals can now turn their attention to the Pittsburgh Penguins and avenging some playoff disappointments. The Capitals won four straight games over the Columbus Blue Jackets after fumbling the first two in overtime at home, capping their opening-round playoff...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 23, 2018 - 11:10 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — An outstanding pitchers' duel between Carlos Carrasco and Kevin Gausman was ultimately decided by one mighty swing and two nifty defensive plays. Carrasco outpitched Gausman to win his 10th straight decision, and Yonder Alonso's two-run homer carried the Cleveland Indians past the...
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Cincinnati Reds interim manager Jim Riggleman, center right, works in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, April 23, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
April 23, 2018 - 10:41 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Closer Raisel Iglesias took the flip from Joey Votto, stepped on first base and raised both arms in triumph. The lights at Great American Ball Park flashed in celebration. The Reds had a win. Finally! Jesse Winker's bases-loaded single provided Cincinnati's first lead in six games...
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Houston Rockets' Trevor Ariza, right, shoots over Minnesota Timberwolves' Taj Gibson during the first half of Game 4 in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Monday, April 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
April 23, 2018 - 10:17 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Houston Rockets have scored 50 points in the third quarter at Minnesota to take control of Game 4 of their first-round series with the Timberwolves, the same total they produced for the entire first half. That was the second-highest scoring quarter by any team in the history...
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Head of Morocco's Bid Committee Moulay Hafid Elalamy speaks during a press conference to promote Morocco's bid for the 2026 soccer World Cup after the visit of the Task Force in Casablanca, Morocco, Friday April 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
April 23, 2018 - 9:08 pm
Morocco's World Cup bid is facing fresh scrutiny this week with the arrival of another delegation from FIFA after an initial task force found deficiencies in the proposals for the 2026 tournament. In a downbeat conclusion to the visit by the inspectors last week, Morocco's bid leader acknowledged...
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April 23, 2018 - 8:50 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — A golf club in Pennsylvania has apologized for calling police on a group of black women after the co-owner and his father said they were playing too slowly and refused requests to leave the course. "I felt we were discriminated against," one of the women, Myneca Ojo, told the York...
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Pallbearers carry the casket of former professional wrestler Bruno Sammartino Monday, April 23, 2018, in Ross Township, Pa., a suburb just north of Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
April 23, 2018 - 8:41 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport's good guys. Sammartino fled the Nazis from Italy as a child and built a career beating a string of bad guys in the 1960s and 1970s. He was...
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April 23, 2018 - 8:16 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The longest-running PGA Tour event still played at its original site has a new title sponsor, one already deeply involved in golf. The PGA Tour and Colonial Country Club announced Monday that financial services provider Charles Schwab & Co. will take over as title...
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