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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, throws to the plate during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 20, 2018 - 8:53 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani left the mound to a standing ovation after his longest, deepest start for the Los Angeles Angels. He doffed his cap with a weary right arm, acknowledging the roars for the latest milestone in his remarkable rookie season. The Angels already knew Ohtani had a...
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May 20, 2018 - 8:45 pm
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ariya Jutanugarn arrived at Kingsmill Championship with no expectations, and it was a strategy that paid off handsomely. The 22-year-old Thai star birdied the second hole of a playoff Sunday to win the LPGA Tour event for the second time in three years. "I'm going to say I...
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Vegas Golden Knights' Alex Tuch (89) celebrates after scoring during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 20, 2018 - 8:25 pm
WINNIPEG, Manitoba (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder. "Everybody on this team has something to prove," Ryan Reaves said. "We call ourselves 'The Golden Misfits' for a reason. We're doing a good job of proving everybody wrong." Reaves...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 20, 2018 - 8:17 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even after such an impressive outing, Jack Flaherty just wanted to talk about his hitting. Flaherty struck out a career-high 13 to earn his first major league win and Tyler O'Neill homered as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Sunday. Making his ninth big...
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Atlanta Braves Dansby Swanson (7) reacts with teammates after hitting a winning two-run single in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
May 20, 2018 - 8:17 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson struck out to begin the ninth inning, so he wanted to do something special with the game on the line after the Atlanta Braves batted around. "Yeah, I mean who doesn't?" Swanson said. "I think situations like that are what this game is meant to be played for. But...
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May 20, 2018 - 7:50 pm
ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Adrian Otaegui has beaten Benjamin Hebert by two shots in the final of the Belgian Knockout to win his second European Tour title. The hybrid format opened with two rounds of stroke play on Thursday and Friday, before the leading 64 players competed in nine-hole knockout...
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Boston Celtics' Al Horford walks off the court at the end of Game 3 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-86. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 20, 2018 - 7:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Celtics were loose, smiling and laughing. They weren't straining to hear each other speak and there were no obnoxious Cleveland fans heckling them. All was quiet as Boston worked out Sunday. Practice isn't an issue on the road in the postseason. Playing games is the problem...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig celebrates his two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 20, 2018 - 7:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The reigning National League champions are finally back to playing winning baseball. Kike Hernandez and Yasiel Puig each hit two-run homers, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. "They've been busting their tails...
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File-This this Oct. 31, 1959, file photo, Billy Cannon, Louisiana State University's All-America halfback, slips by tacklers at the start of an 89-yard punt return for a touchdown to help LSU beat third-ranked Mississippi, 7-3 in Baton Rouge, La. Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday, May 20, 2018. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school’s only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville, La. The cause of death was not immediately known. (AP Photo/File)
May 20, 2018 - 7:02 pm
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman Trophy for LSU in 1959 with a memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, died Sunday. He was 80. LSU said Cannon, the school's only Heisman winner, died at his home in St. Francisville. The...
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New York Yankees starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 20, 2018 - 6:56 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The New York Yankees rightfully lamented a miserable week filled with rainouts, broken planes and a patchwork schedule that forced right-hander Sonny Gray to pitch on eight days' rest. Well, that last bit turned out to be a good thing. Gray discovered a couple of tweaks in...
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