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This combination of 2008-2017 photos shows Linkin Park co-lead vocalist Chester Bennington, Atlanta Braves pitcher R.A. Dickey, former NHL star Theo Fleury and film director Tyler Perry. They are among the male celebrities who have disclosed they were victims of sexual abuse. (AP Photo)
April 19, 2018 - 12:42 am
For some male victims of sexual assault and abuse, #MeToo can feel more like #WhatAboutMe? They admire the women speaking out about traumatic experiences as assault and harassment victims, while wondering whether men with similar scars will ever receive a comparable level of public empathy and...
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Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Jose Berrios throws in the fourth inning of the final game of a two-game Mayor League Series against the Cleveland Indians at the Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
April 19, 2018 - 12:34 am
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Eddie Rosario scored the winning run in his homeland in the bottom of the 16th inning, coming around on Ryan LaMarre's single to lift the Minnesota Twins over the Cleveland Indians 2-1 on Wednesday night to split their two-game series in Puerto Rico. Rosario led off the...
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Atlanta Braves' Ryan Flaherty, right, celebrates with teammates, including Preston Tucker (20) and Danby Swanson, back left, after hitting a three-run home run in the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
April 19, 2018 - 12:27 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The sight of Freddie Freeman being hit by a pitch near the spot where his wrist was fractured last season left the Atlanta Braves revisiting bad memories they hope won't be repeated. It was enough to make it difficult for Atlanta to celebrate its fourth straight home series win. Ryan...
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Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell (45) shoots during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 19, 2018 - 12:20 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It wasn't even clear until an hour before the game if Utah rookie Donovan Mitchell was going to play in Game 2 against Oklahoma City. The Thunder probably wish he hadn't. Mitchell, who played with a bruised left foot, scored 13 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the...
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Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives to the basket over Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns during the first half in Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
April 19, 2018 - 12:16 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Chris Paul had 27 points and Gerald Green came off the bench to score 21 as the Houston Rockets used a huge second quarter to cruise to a 102-82 win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night that gave them a 2-0 lead in the first-round playoff series. Houston fell behind...
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Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the New Jersey Devils during the first period of Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 18, 2018 - 11:56 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Angry after losing a playoff game, Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning took out their ire on the New Jersey Devils. Not only did the Lightning defeat New Jersey 3-1 on Wednesday to move within a game of making the Devils' first trip to the playoffs in six years a short...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives to the basket against Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) during the first half of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 18, 2018 - 11:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The situation was dire, requiring dominance. LeBron James delivered. No surprise there. Taking matters into his own hands, James scored 46 points and added 12 rebounds as the Cleveland Cavaliers bounced back from a poor performance in the series opener by holding off the Indiana...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Carl Hagelin, left, skates away with the puck as Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Laughton, center, and Michbael Raffl, right, watch during the second period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
April 18, 2018 - 11:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sidney Crosby passed Mario Lemieux in Pittsburgh's record book and pushed the Philadelphia Flyers to the brink of elimination. Flyers fans booed the goal — and the ones that stuck around for the end belted a familiar refrain: "Fire Hakstol! Fire Hakstol!" Crosby scored his fifth...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson (28) is congratulated by teammates, including Marcus Semien (10) ,after driving in the winning run against the Chicago White Sox in the 14th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 18, 2018 - 10:50 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tired as he was, Matt Olson had enough left to get the ball past the outfielders and end the third-longest game by time in Oakland Athletics history. Olson singled over left fielder Nicky Delmonico to drive in Marcus Semien with two outs in the 14th and the A's beat the...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernandez (37) slides into third base for a two-run triple as Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas (8) is late on the tag during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 18, 2018 - 8:29 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernandez's hot bat is going to force the Blue Jays into a tough decision sometime soon. Hernandez had four hits, including a two-run home run, Curtis Granderson hit his ninth career grand slam and the Blue Jays routed Kansas City 15-5 on Wednesday to complete a three-game...
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