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Boston officials postpone vote on Yawkey Way name change

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston officials have postponed a vote on whether to change Yawkey Way to its original name, Jersey Street. The Boston Public …


Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The AP

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DETROIT (AP) — DETROIT (AP) — The season opener between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates is taking place Friday after being postpon…


Believe the hype! Penn State tops Utah for NIT championship

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Shep Garner hit the 3-pointer that brought cousin Flavor Flav to his feet and helped send Penn State on its way to an NIT championship in an…


Carter’s hat trick powers Kings over Coyotes 4-2

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter had plenty of time to work on his shooting and stick handling as he recovered from s…

Canucks slip past Oilers for 3rd straight win

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Defenseman Derrick Pouliot snapped a 1-1 tie with his third goal of the season early in the third period …

Brother of unarmed man killed by police redirects protests

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hours after an emotional interruption at his brother’s funeral, Stevante Clark helped defuse tension in California…

The NBA is about to set another 3-point record

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MIAMI (AP) — Another year. Another record. The NBA’s 3-point craze is not slowing down. Sometime this weekend, almost certainly during one o…

LEADING OFF: Scherzer starts for Nats, Stanton swings away

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A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ TRY AGAIN Max Scherzer begins his bid for a third straight NL Cy Young Award whe…

Only change for Garcia is status as Masters champion

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Sergio Garcia is the Masters champion, and he says nothing has changed. That’s not entirely true. He returns to Augusta National as a husban…

Why NCAA sexual assault policy stops short of punishment

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — In October of 2016, not long after a sexual assault scandal at Baylor swept out the football coach, athletic director and…

AP Interview: Virginia’s Bennett moving on from UMBC stunner

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett had hoped to be here this weekend with a No. 1 seed preparing to play his team’s first Final …


Kevin Durant ejected in return as Bucks rout Warriors

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant’s return from a rib injury ended early. The All-Star forward was ejected with 2.4 seconds left in the fi…

Lamb’s 4 RBIs help D-backs open with 8-2 win over Rockies

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PHOENIX (AP) — Four years after Tommy John surgery derailed his anticipated opening day start, Patrick Corbin got another chance and made th…

Crosby scores in OT to lift Pens past Devils 4-3

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Sidney Crosby batted his own rebound out of the air and into the net 19 seconds into overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguin…

Dubois has 1st hat trick as Jackets rout Flames 5-1

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets stayed hot thanks to a big night from rookie centre Pierre-Luc Dubois. Dubois had his firs…

Accountant-turned-goalie helps Blackhawks beat Jets

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CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Foster thought it was going to be just another night. Then the 36-year-old accountant signed a contract, put on his goa…


King Again: Hernandez starts strong as M’s top Indians 2-1

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SEATTLE (AP) — Felix Hernandez delivered the type of opening day performance the Seattle Mariners have come to expect — even after missing s…

Oladipo comes through late to lift Pacers past Kings 106-103

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Victor Oladipo scored 13 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, including a pair of free throws with 2.5 seconds …

Heat close in on clinching, top Bulls 103-92

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MIAMI (AP) — No matter the opponent, there are two constant principles of the Miami Heat playoff philosophy. Win at home. Defend like mad. T…

Spurs beat Thunder 103-99, climb into 4th spot in West

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and the San Antonio Spurs held off the Oklahoma City Thunder 103-99 on T…


Preds beat Sharks 5-3, set franchise record for most points

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators are having their best season yet — and are nowhere near satisfied. Ryan Ellis scored the go-…

Dumba’s sizzling 2nd period leads Wild past Stars 5-2

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ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Matt Dumba and the Minnesota Wild started a defining two-game stretch against the Dallas Stars with a determined perf…

Aldridge’s double-double moves Spurs past Thunder, 103-99

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SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Needing a win to strengthen their playoff hopes, the Spurs turned to the only things they have been able to rely on this …


Crosby bats in OT goal, Penguins beat Devils 4-3

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — On the opening day of the baseball season, Sidney Crosby swung and connected for the Pittsburgh Penguins, preventing the…

Bergeron has goal, 2 assists as Bruins beat Lightning 4-2

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BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins took over first place in the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 w…

Giants edge Kershaw, Dodgers 1-0 on opening day

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Turns out, pitching wasn’t a problem for the Giants on opening day. With replacements in the starting and closing roles, …


Red Wings snap 11-game road skid with 6-3 win over Sabres

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Anthony Mantha scored his team-leading 24th goal and the Detroit Red Wings snapped an 11-game road losing streak by bea…

Drummond’s 20-20 game leads Pistons past Wizards

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DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons might have waited too long to start a serious push for the playoffs, though they are hoping to at least m…

National Invitation Tournament

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2018_Lamar Stevens, Penn State 2017_Kenrich Williams, TCU 2016_Tyler Cavanaugh, George Washington 2015_Chasson Randle, Stanford 2014_Austin …

Ryder rolling at rain-delayed Houston Open

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HUMBLE, Texas (AP) — PGA Tour rookie Sam Ryder played just enough golf Thursday to get his name atop the leaderboard in the Houston Open. Ry…