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Colorado Rockies center fielder Charlie Blackmon, left, fields a single off the bat of Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr. as Rockies second baseman DJ LeMahieu pursues the ball in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Denver.(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 22, 2018 - 12:31 am
DENVER (AP) — Tyler Anderson has had plenty of success on the mound in his young career, so he was happy to contribute at the plate. And he didn't need to swing to help the Colorado Rockies rebound against the Chicago Cubs. Anderson pitched six strong innings and drew a key walk in a five-run fifth...
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Minnesota Timberwolves' Jimmy Butler, left, shoots as Houston Rockets' Eric Gordon, center, and Nene, of Brazil, watch in the first half during Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
April 22, 2018 - 12:17 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's slow-to-develop, up-and-down defense has finally started to shine, against this high-octane Houston team no less. There's been no wait quite like the one for a win by the Timberwolves in the playoffs, though. Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws against the Chicago White Sox during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
April 22, 2018 - 12:16 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Houston Astros and Josh Reddick just keep climbing — and pouring frustration on the Chicago White Sox. Reddick hit a grand slam and a solo homer, and the Astros pounded the reeling White Sox 10-1 on Saturday night for their fifth straight win. Already struggling on the field —...
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April 22, 2018 - 12:00 am
Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch Wall takes over, Wiz beat Raps 106-98 to tie series at 2-2 Tied up: Giannis' tip-in lifts Bucks over Celtics in Game 4 Predators beat Avs 5-0 in Game 6 to win first-round series...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) tries to shoot against Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, during the first period of Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series in Boston, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs opened another 4-1 lead in Boston, and this time they held on. Just barely. Five years after blowing a three-goal lead in a playoff elimination game against the Bruins, Toronto killed off a 5-on-3 and three more penalties to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Jesus Aguilar hits a walk-off home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. The Brewers won 6-5. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
April 21, 2018 - 11:36 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jesus Aguilar certainly has made the most of his opportunities this season. A late-inning replacement, Aguilar homered on the 13th pitch leading off the bottom of the ninth inning as the Milwaukee Brewers rallied past the Miami Marlins 6-5 on Saturday night for their fifth...
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Kyle Busch waves to the fans as he celebrates after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 21, 2018 - 11:23 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kyle Busch raced to his third straight victory, celebrated, and then got yelled at by his boss. Joe Gibbs, it seems, hadn't seen Busch climb into the crowd to acknowledge what appeared to be friendly fan. "You did?" Gibbs said. "Oh my gosh! You should not do that. You run a...
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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman (6) reacts after giving up a two-run home run to New York Yankees' Aaron Judge during the third inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 21, 2018 - 11:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's home runs are becoming the thing of legend to opposing pitchers. He can beat them in other ways, too. Judge hit an early homer off respected Twitter rival Marcus Stroman, then scored on a disputed play during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent the New York...
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Real Salt Lake forward Joao Plata (10) collides with Colorado Rapids defender Bismark Adjei-Boateng (21) during an MLS soccer match in Sandy, Utah, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (Rick Egan/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
April 21, 2018 - 11:16 pm
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday night. Colorado held Real Salt Lake scoreless for over 60 minutes while down a man until referee Joseph Dickerson...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Sean Manaea throws to a Boston Red Sox batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/John Hefti)
April 21, 2018 - 11:07 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Boston Red Sox. Manaea has struck out 10, walked one and thrown 95 pitches against the hard-hitting Red Sox. Boston looked as if it had a hit with two outs in the sixth at the Oakland...
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