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April 12, 2019 - 11:42 pm
Alex Gordon homered, doubled twice and singled as the Kansas City Royals stopped a 10-game losing streak, racing to a big lead and beating the Cleveland Indians 8-1 Friday night. Gordon homered during a six-run first inning against Carlos Carrasco (1-2). The Royals hit for the cycle in the opening...
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Desiree Linden, left, of Washington, Mich., Yuki Kawauchi, center, of Japan, and Tatyana McFadden, right, of Clarksville, Md., applaud during a media availability on Friday, April 12, 2019, in Boston in advance of the 123rd Boston Marathon on Monday. Linden won the women's division, Kawauchi won the men's division, and McFadden women's handcycle division of the 2018 Boston Marathon. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 12, 2019 - 3:43 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Marathon race director never thought he would see a repeat of the rainy, windy and generally miserable conditions from last year's race so soon, but it looks as if it's going to happen. At least it's not expected to be as chilly along the 26.2-mile road from Hopkinton to...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
April 11, 2019 - 7:18 pm
Trailing by two runs and down to their last strike, the Seattle Mariners found a way to keep their winning streak alive. "Confidence is building," manager Scott Servais said. Seattle became the first major league team to homer in each of its first 15 games when Dee Gordon connected in the sixth...
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Tiger Woods reacts on the ninth hole during the first round for the Masters golf tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 11, 2019 - 2:11 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the Masters (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Tiger Woods is close to the top of the leaderboard at 2-under after making a short birdie putt on No. 13. He reached the green in two shots on the 510-yard, par-5 and needed just a 2-foot putt for the birdie. Justin Harding...
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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Sacramento Kings head coach Dave Joerger talks with reporters after a training camp practice at the teams practice facility in Sacramento, Calif. Joerger was fired as coach of the Kings Thursday, April 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
April 11, 2019 - 12:58 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings fired coach Dave Joerger on Thursday after three losing seasons. Joerger had a 98-148 record since joining the Kings, but also helped the team reach its best record in 13 seasons this year with 39 wins. But it wasn't enough to earn him a fourth season...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
April 09, 2019 - 11:10 pm
Dee Gordon got three hits and drove in two runs as the high-scoring Seattle Mariners extended baseball's best record with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. The Mariners improved to 11-2 and have scored at least five runs in 12 of those games. The Royals lost their eighth...
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(LPGA via AP)
April 09, 2019 - 12:28 pm
Marilynn Smith, one of the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour whose 21 victories, two majors and endless support of her tour led to her induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday. She was 89. She died in Goodyear, Arizona, surrounded by family and friends, the LPGA Tour said. Smith last was...
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Virginia players celebrate after defeating Texas Tech 85-77 in the overtime in in the championship of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 09, 2019 - 2:31 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA Tournament championship game between Virginia and Texas Tech (all times local) 11:26 p.m. Virginia's nail-biting trip through the NCAA Tournament will go down in history as one of the most clutch performances from game-to-game by any championship team. The...
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