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April 21, 2018 - 8:31 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to throw a "full gorilla" bullpen session on Sunday that will give the Los Angeles Angels a better idea if the blister that forced the Japanese two-way sensation out of his last pitching start has healed. "He's feeling much better so we're...
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New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis reacts after making a 3-point shot during the first half of Game 4 of the team's first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Portland Trail Blazers in New Orleans, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Scott Threlkeld)
April 21, 2018 - 8:28 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis scored 33 of his franchise playoff-record 47 points in the second half, and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory on Saturday. Jrue Holiday capped his 41-point performance with an 18-foot...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Aaron Nola throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
April 21, 2018 - 8:25 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rhys Hoskins let two fastballs down the middle go for strikes and somehow saw another one. He crushed it. Hoskins hit a go-ahead three-run homer, Aaron Nola tossed seven impressive innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-2 Saturday. Nola (2-1) allowed...
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Martin Truex Jr. (78) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, Va., Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
April 21, 2018 - 8:19 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR Cup Series race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local): 8:13 p.m. Joey Logano has doubled up and won the first two stages of the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway. Logano, the defending race champion, passed Clint Bowyer for the lead...
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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov (86) hugs defenseman Anton Stralman (6) after his goal against the New Jersey Devils during the third period of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 21, 2018 - 8:03 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning understand what it takes to be successful in the Stanley Cup playoffs. "You need your best players to be the best players, and they rose to the occasion," coach Jon Cooper said Saturday after the top seed in the Eastern Conference beat the New Jersey...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger throws to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
April 21, 2018 - 7:57 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Mike Clevinger is proving to be a worthy member of the Cleveland Indians' formidable rotation. Clevinger pitched a two-hitter in his first career complete game, and the Indians hit three solo homers off Chris Tillman in a 4-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday. Jose...
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Dortmund's Jadon Sancho jumps for joy in front of the fans after he scored the opening goal against Leverkusen goalkeeper Ramazan Ozcan during the German Bundesliga soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
April 21, 2018 - 7:52 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Jadon Sancho scored his first Borussia Dortmund goal and set up two others in a 4-0 victory over top-four rival Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday that pushed his team closer toward sealing Champions League qualification. It was the first goal in professional football for the 18-year-old...
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Nashville Predators center Colton Sissons (10) watches as a shot hits Colorado Avalanche goaltender Andrew Hammond (35) during the second period in Game 5 of an NHL hockey first-round playoff series Friday, April 20, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Sanford Myers)
April 21, 2018 - 7:49 pm
DENVER (AP) — The third-string goalie nicknamed "Hamburglar" stole a game for Colorado in Nashville. No time for Andrew Hammond to revel in his thievery, though. Game 6 awaits Sunday at the Pepsi Center. Once again, the Avalanche and their surprise goalie with the catchy moniker — he used to have a...
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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19), of Sweden, celebrates his winning goal with T.J. Oshie (77) in overtime of Game 5 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series as Columbus Blue Jackets center Pierre-Luc Dubois (18) skates by, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 21, 2018 - 7:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Overtime came at the perfect time for the Washington Capitals. Outshot, outskated and outplayed by the Columbus Blue Jackets in a lopsided third period of Game 5, the Capitals went into their locker room at intermission Saturday with no choice but to talk about what went wrong in...
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April 21, 2018 - 7:24 pm
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Aleksandar Katai and Nemanja Nikolic scored and Richard Sanchez had a career-high nine saves to help the Chicago Fire beat the New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Saturday. Katai gave Chicago (2-3-1) a 1-0 lead in the 31st minute. Brandon Vincent's corner kick was headed away by New...
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