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Philadelphia Phillies' Tommy Joseph swings into a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Brett Anderson, also scoring Maikel Franco and Aaron Altherr during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 02, 2017 - 12:52 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Tommy Joseph hit an early three-run homer, Aaron Altherr had three RBIs and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the Chicago Cubs 10-2 on Monday night. Michael Saunders and Freddy Galvis also homered in support of starter Vince Velasquez (2-2) to help the Phillies stop a three-game...
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Washington Capitals' Kevin Shattenkirk (22) celebrates with Dmitry Orlov (9), and Alex Ovechkin (8) after score the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 02, 2017 - 12:39 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A shot from the point by Washington's Kevin Shattenkirk salvaged — or at the very least, extended — his team's season. A far different kind of shot may end up determining the outcome of a playoff series growing more contentious by the shift. Shattenkirk's goal 3:13 into overtime...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives between San Antonio Spurs forward LaMarcus Aldridge (12) and guard Manu Ginobili (20) during the first half of Game 1 of a second-round NBA playoff series basketball game, Monday, May 1, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
May 02, 2017 - 12:25 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Trevor Ariza scored 23 points, James Harden added 20 points and 14 rebounds, and the Houston Rockets stormed past San Antonio 126-99 on Monday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals, the Spurs' worst loss in a series opener under Gregg Popovich. The Rockets were 22...
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May 02, 2017 - 12:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA will stream 20 games a year over the next few seasons on Twitter in a deal announced Monday night. "We are thrilled to bring live WNBA games to Twitter, which will allow us to further showcase our league to a global audience," WNBA President Lisa Borders said. "This...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 02, 2017 - 12:08 am
MIAMI (AP) — Back on the mound for the first time in more than two weeks, Jake Odorizzi wasn't keen to leave. The right-hander returned from the disabled list Monday, departed reluctantly after five innings and combined with four relievers on a four-hitter that helped the Tampa Bay Rays beat the...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Travis Shaw watches his three-run home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, May 1, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 01, 2017 - 11:58 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Travis Shaw and Jonathan Villar each hit a tape-measure home run, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-5 in 10 innings on Monday night. Shaw's three-run shot off Seung Hwan Oh (0-2) traveled an estimated 451 feet and broke a 4-all tie with two outs in the top of...
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Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado points upward as he scores on his solo home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 01, 2017 - 11:42 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Manny Machado put on quite a show. The Orioles third baseman slugged a long homer out of Fenway Park, drove in two runs and made three solid plays in his first game against Boston since a dustup with the Red Sox just over a week ago, carrying the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory...
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Toronto Blue Jays Ryan Goins hits a sacrifice fly in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees in New York, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 01, 2017 - 11:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rare two-run sacrifice fly. Plenty of pop and pitching. Plus, a three-game winning streak for the first time in what's been a rugged season. It all had Toronto manager John Gibbons feeling pretty frisky — so much so, he phoned into the team's fan reaction radio show after the Blue...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. yells after striking out Texas Rangers' Mike Napoli to end the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 01, 2017 - 11:25 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Yuli Gurriel each hit RBI doubles in a five-run seventh inning that lifted the Houston Astros to a 6-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Monday night in a game that included a benches-clearing tussle. Chris Devenski (2-1) struck out two in 1 2/3 scoreless...
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Washington Capitals' Kevin Shattenkirk (22) celebrates with Dmitry Orlov (9), and Alex Ovechkin (8) after score the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 3 in an NHL Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 1, 2017. The Capitals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 01, 2017 - 11:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kevin Shattenkirk scored 3:13 into overtime and the Washington Capitals overcame a late collapse in regulation to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Washington drew within 2-1 in the series when Shattenkirk's shot from...
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