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From left, Ryan O'Reilly, Jordan Binnington and Craig Berube of the St. Louis Blues pose with the Stanley Cup on the red carpet before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 19, 2019 - 7:33 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards show (all times local): 5:21 p.m. San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton will turn 40 on July 2, and he can't wait to get back on the ice when training camp begins in September. Walking the red carpet at the NHL Awards on Wednesday, Thornton put to rest...
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Director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, gives a press conference about the intellectual authors of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, in front of an image of a man identified by authorities as Victor Hugo Gomez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday June 19, 2019. According to Rodríguez, Ortiz was shot by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, Sixto David Fernández, who was seated at the same table with the former baseball star on the night of June 9, and the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, Fernández's cousin and an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
June 19, 2019 - 7:31 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic's attorney general and...
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Auburn's Will Holland, left, steals second base as Louisville's Tyler Fitzgerald misses the tag in the third inning. (Ryan Soderlin/Omaha World-Herald via AP)
June 19, 2019 - 6:55 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wins are always hard to come by for Louisville at the College World Series, and this one was no different. Two relievers had to survive anxious moments to hold Auburn to two runs over five innings before the 5-3 victory was secure Wednesday, completing a game suspended by rain...
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New York Yankees' Gary Sanchez celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run homer during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: WELCOME Zac Gallen is set to make his major league debut when he starts for the Marlins at St. Louis. The 23-year-old righty was 9-1 with a 1.77 ERA at Triple-A New Orleans, striking out 112 in 91 1/3 innings. Gallen might see some familiar...
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Vanderbilt's Stephen Scott second right, is greeted at the dugout after hitting a solo home run against Mississippi State in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 19, 2019 - 5:51 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kumar Rocker followed up his no-hitter in the super regionals with another strong start in his College World Series debut, and Stephen Scott homered twice and drove in four runs in Vanderbilt's 6-3 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday. No. 2 national seed Commodores (56-11...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2019, file photo, Winnipeg Jets right wing Kevin Hayes (12) shoots the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Washington Capitals, in Washington. The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Kevin Hayes to a $50 million, seven-year contract that’s worth $7.14 million per season. Hayes should step in as the Flyers’ new No. 2 center behind Sean Couturier. General manager Chuck Fletcher announced the deal Wednesday, June 19, 2019, file photo, saying the 6-foot-5, 216-pound Hayes “plays a smart, two-way game and is just entering the prime of his career.” Philadelphia acquired Hayes’ negotiating rights from Winnipeg for a fifth-round pick during the Stanley Cup Final. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
June 19, 2019 - 5:11 pm
Kevin Hayes watched with significant interest as the Philadelphia Flyers made moves to get better right away. Then he signed on the dotted line for the long term to add to those efforts. Hayes signed a $50 million, seven-year contract with the Flyers on Wednesday that's worth $7.14 million a season...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Blake Snell reacts during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, Wednesday, June 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2019 - 4:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's not unusual for Rays manager Kevin Cash — pioneer of the relief opener — to have his bullpen warming as early as the first inning. It's just never happened with a defending Cy Young Award winner on the mound. The surging, slugging New York Yankees are on that kind of roll. Gary...
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FILE - In this June 2, 2019, file photo, Jeongeun Lee6, of South Korea, chips to the 16th green during the final round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, in Charleston, S.C. Hazeltine has a recent history of shockers, whether it was Rich Beem or Y.E. Yang winning the PGA Championship or the Americans winning the Ryder Cup. Now it hosts the Women's PGA Championship, a major that is rising to the top with the courses it plays. Women's Open champion Jeongeun Lee6 will be part of a strong field that features 99 or the 100 on the LPGA money list. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 19, 2019 - 3:59 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes. This is where Rich Beem, a former car stereo salesman, held off a charge by Tiger Woods in the 2002 PGA Championship. It's where Y.E. Yang became the only player to come...
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June 19, 2019 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have released right-hander Danny Farquhar, ending the relief pitcher's comeback try with New York more than a year after he collapsed in the Chicago White Sox dugout because of a ruptured aneurysm and brain hemorrhage. The Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders...
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FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley (11) handles the ball against Minnesota Timberwolves guard Josh Okogie (20) in the first half of an NBA basketball game, in Memphis, Tenn. A person with knowledge of the decision says the Memphis Grizzlies have traded veteran point guard Mike Conley, who has played the most games in franchise history, to the Utah Jazz. The person says the Grizzlies swapped Conley for Jae Crowder, Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday, June 19, 2019, on condition of anonymity because neither Memphis nor Utah has announced the trade.(AP Photo/Brandon Dill, File)
June 19, 2019 - 2:18 pm
The Memphis Grizzlies traded away the final piece of the franchise's best years on Wednesday, sending veteran point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for a trio of players, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The Grizzlies swapped Conley for forward Jae Crowder, guard/...
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