A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK The Red Sox had to wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup. Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday night's game was rained out that his injured second baseman would have been able to play after missing the previous two games. Instead, Pedroia will return a day later when the Red Sox host the Yankees.
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MIAMI (AP) -- Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush still haven't touched all the bases in their bid to buy the Miami Marlins. Far from it. Multiple groups have submitted bids to buy the team, and none has yet been accepted, baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday. His comments came after Bloomberg reported a group led by former New York Yankees captain Jeter and former Florida Gov.
GREENBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round. The 35-year-old goalie will again have to be at the top of his game against Ottawa for New York to reach the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth time in six years.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump plans to mark the 75th anniversary of a World War II naval battle by visiting the USS Intrepid. White House spokesman Sean Spicer says Trump will also meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the floating museum in New York City on May 4. U.S. and Australian naval and air forces fought the Japanese during the Battle of the Coral Sea, fought May 4-8, 1942.
SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) -- With graduation fast approaching, Lloyd Jefferson Go of Seton Hall is wondering how the time passed so quickly. A little more than four years ago, the best golfer in the Big East Conference was deciding where to go school, what to study and what would be a good fit for his game. Choosing Seton Hall matched his academics requirement for his double major of accounting and finance.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Paul McCartney is bringing his One On One tour to New Jersey and New York City. Officials on Tuesday announced McCartney will perform for the first time at Prudential Center in Newark on Sept. 11. He'll then perform at Madison Square Garden on Sept. 15, Barclays Center in Brooklyn on Sept. 19 and Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island on Sept. 26.
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ HICKS STICKS John Hicks is off to an impressive start as a fill-in for injured Detroit first baseman Miguel Cabrera. Called up from Triple-A on Saturday morning, Hicks is 5 for 10 with a home run and six RBIs in two games. The 27-year-old made his major league debut in 2015 with Seattle and played once for the Tigers last year.
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Fox News host Andrea Tantaros said in a lawsuit Monday she believes network operatives used bogus social media accounts to torture her after she complained about sexual harassment. She also said she believes someone hacked her computer and phone. Tantaros' attorney, Judd Burstein, filed the suit in Manhattan federal court. The lawsuit doesn't offer hard evidence that Fox was behind harassing tweets.
It is the playoff format everyone loves to hate, but say this for the NHL's divisional setup: It is serving up a tasty feast of rivalries in the second round. For the second consecutive year, Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins will face Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals after they hadn't met in the playoffs since 2009.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Anthony Bourdain is not one for activism. Tattooed on his arm in Greek is "I am certain of nothing." But at the Tribeca Film Festival, Bourdain has, a little reluctantly, presented a documentary, "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," in which he argues passionately against the issue of food waste, from supermarkets to home cooking -- even though advocacy of any kind makes him almost physically squeamish.
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BOSTON (AP) -- After five extra periods in four overtime games, the Ottawa Senators will get a chance to rest before meeting the New York Rangers in the second round of the NHL playoffs. They'll need it. The Senators eliminated Boston with a 3-2 victory in Game 6 of their first-round series on Sunday, finishing off the Bruins after six straight one-goal games -- four of them in sudden death.
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills -- just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. The Dodgers are on track to slice their tax bill by about a quarter this year and the Yankees by two-thirds.
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators are scouring for clues about what sparked a fast-moving New York City house fire that killed five people, including two young boys and two teenage girls. The fire broke out Sunday afternoon, on a street full of single-family homes in the middle class neighborhood of Queens Village, a neighborhood near Belmont Park, which hosts the Belmont Stakes, the final leg in horse racing's Triple Crown.
NEW YORK (AP) -- As usual, Daniel Murphy was diplomatic about all the damage he's done to the New York Mets since they let him leave as a free agent. Max Scherzer knows that's just a mirage. "He wants to beat their brains in. He won't say anything, and he won't say anything to us -- it's not like he's in here boasting that he wants to beat the Mets," Scherzer said.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. WHAT TRUMP SAID ABOUT HIS FIRST 100 DAYS As he approaches the milestone, the president tells The Associated Press: "It's a different kind of a presidency." 2. WHY TRUMP FACES A TOUGH WEEK AHEAD He's juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline.
NBA PLAYOFFS-CAVALIERS-PACERS James helps Cavs hold off Pacers, earn sweep into 2nd round INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- LeBron James made a 3-pointer with 68 seconds left Sunday and the Cleveland Cavaliers hung on for a 106-102 series-clinching victory at Indiana. James finished with 33 points and 10 rebounds as he became the first player under the current playoff format to win 21 straight first-round games.
NEW YORK (AP) -- A fast-moving fire killed five people, including three children, as flames surged through a New York City home on a sunny spring afternoon, leaving authorities to scour for clues about what sparked the deadly blaze.