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May 03, 2019 - 9:21 pm
Matthew Boyd struck out nine in another solid outing, and the Detroit Tigers scored three runs in the first inning of a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. It was the sixth straight quality start for Boyd, who allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings. He walked one. Joe...
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Lucille Brien plays a video poker machine at the Monte Bar and Casino in Billings, Montana, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. Montana, Iowa and Indiana are poised to be the first states to legalize sports betting this year, almost a year after the U.S. Supreme Court ended Nevada's monopoly. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)
May 03, 2019 - 5:40 pm
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Montana became the first state to legalize sports betting this year after Gov. Steve Bullock signed a bill Friday for the state lottery to oversee a system of wagering through kiosks and mobile applications that could be running by fall. Montana is at the head of a wave of...
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Horses come off the track after an early-morning workout at Churchill Downs Friday, May 3, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 4. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 03, 2019 - 10:21 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Triple Crown-winning jockey Mike Smith will ride in the Kentucky Derby after all. He picked up the mount on 30-1 shot Cutting Humor, trained by Todd Pletcher, race officials said Friday. The 53-year-old rider had been on the early 4-1 favorite, Omaha Beach, until the colt was...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
May 02, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Brandon Lowe followed a solid first month with a hot start to May. The Tampa Bay rookie hit a two-run homer off Wily Peralta with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Thursday for a four-game split. Lowe hit a changeup to right that just...
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FILE - In this April 13, 1997, file photo, Masters champion Tiger Woods receives his Green Jacket from last year's winner Nick Faldo, rear, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Woods completes an amazing journey by winning the 2019 Masters, overcoming 11 years of personal foibles and professional pain that seemed likely to be his lasting legacy. (AP Photo/Dave Martin, File)
May 02, 2019 - 12:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will present the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Tiger Woods next week. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says an awards ceremony will be held in the Rose Garden on Monday. Woods overcame personal and professional adversity to win his fifth Masters...
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AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
May 01, 2019 - 9:54 pm
Suddenly, the Kentucky Derby is wide open. Favorite Omaha Beach was scratched because of a breathing problem Wednesday night, leaving a pair of Hall of Famers on the sideline — trainer Richard Mandella and jockey Mike Smith. Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia revised the morning line to make...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
May 01, 2019 - 9:48 pm
Glenn Sparkman and Kelvin Gutierrez were hanging out at Triple-A Omaha last weekend, the career reliever and young third baseman eagerly awaiting a call from the Kansas City Royals. They both got it. And they both made the most of it. Sparkman was recalled on Wednesday to start the second game of a...
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AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
May 01, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Adalberto Mondesi hit a two-run homer in a three-run first inning, and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 on Wednesday in the opener of a doubleheader. Jakob Junis (3-2) won his second consecutive start, both against the Rays, after winning at Tampa Bay on April 24. He...
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