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Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle (18), Jesus Sucre and Adeiny Hechavarria, right, celebrate at the plate after Hechavarria's three-run home run off Minnesota Twins reliever Alan Busenitz during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
April 22, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It seemed unlikely that slumping Carlos Gomez would follow through on hitting a home run for his son. He had struck out three times in his first four hitless at-bats. His last trip to the plate, however, produced something special. Gomez hit a two-run homer in the ninth...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After losing a 20-point lead to the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks were determined not to lose another playoff game. Leave it to All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo to come up with a big play in the final seconds on Sunday. Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including tipping...
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IndyCar driver Josef Newgarden (1) kicks up a water spray as he leads Will Power of Australia (12) out of a turn during the Honda Indy Grand Prix of Alabama at Barber Motorsports Park, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Birmingham, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 22, 2018 - 5:58 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local): 4:50 p.m. The Indy Grand Prix of Alabama has been postponed a day because of heavy rain. IndyCar officials called the race after a second lengthy rain delay. It will be completed Monday morning with a restart on...
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt, right, reacts after hitting a foul ball during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 22, 2018 - 5:25 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. The previous high of 20 pitches in a plate appearance since 1988...
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Bow-z, owned but John Hill, of Pella, Iowa, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 39th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 22, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. The 39th annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, Drake's mascot, is the unofficial start to this week's Drake Relays track meet...
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Fans stay dry under a deck in the stands during a rain delay in the start of baseball game against the New York Mets at the Atlanta Braves SunTrust Park Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
April 22, 2018 - 4:31 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Baseball had its 26th postponement of the season when the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves were washed out Sunday, the most related to weather through April since the commissioner's officer started keeping records in 1986. There were also 26 postponements through April...
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Kansas City Royals' Abraham Almonte hits a grand slam against the Detroit Tigers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
April 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals outlasted the Detroit Tigers 8-5 on Sunday to earn a split of their four-game series. Abraham Almonte hit a grand slam in the sixth to give the Royals a 5-2 lead, but Detroit tied it...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Baltimore Oriole in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
April 22, 2018 - 4:11 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jose Ramirez homered twice and drove in three runs, Corey Kluber won his third straight start and the Cleveland Indians beat the struggling Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Sunday. Ramirez hit a solo shot in the fourth inning and a two-run drive in the ninth. He has three homers in two...
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Spain's Rafael Nadal celebrates winning the men's singles final match of the Monte Carlo Tennis Masters tournament against Japan's Kei Nishikori in two sets, 6-3, 6-2, in Monaco, Sunday April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
April 22, 2018 - 3:29 pm
MONACO (AP) — Usually modest about his achievements, Rafael Nadal allowed himself a moment to appreciate his record 31st Masters title on Sunday. Nadal was at his dominant best against Kei Nishikori, beating him 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final to become the first man in the Open era to...
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Manchester City fans invade the pitch after winning the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester City and Swansea City 5-0 at Etihad stadium in Manchester, England, Sunday, April 22, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 3:08 pm
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City's jubilant fans ran onto the field in their thousands, singing and dancing as the Premier League champions' title celebrations exploded into life at Etihad Stadium. The mood was more muted at Emirates Stadium at the start of Arsene Wenger's long goodbye to...
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