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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Rich Hill, center, looks at his finger with home plate umpire Kerwin Danley and others, during the first inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Washington. Hill was relieved after throwing two pitches. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 20, 2018 - 1:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Blisters on the middle finger of his pitching hand are nothing new for veteran Dodgers left-hander Rich Hill, but the latest one is worse than usual and he doesn't know how to solve the problem. Hill threw just two pitches against the Washington Nationals on Saturday night before...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Matt Kemp hits a two-RBI double during the ninth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 20, 2018 - 12:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Not much has gone right for the Los Angeles Dodgers this season, and it appeared the most last year's NL champions could hope for on Saturday was a split of a day-night doubleheader with the Washington Nationals after they ran into yet another dominant start by Max Scherzer. One...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) handles the ball in the first half of Game 3 against the Boston Celtics in the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 20, 2018 - 12:37 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Before taking the floor, LeBron James stood in the hallway with his teammates outside Cleveland's locker room and pounded his chest with both hands. The Celtics got thumped next. James had 27 points and 12 assists, Kevin Love added 14 rebounds and the Cavaliers looked like a...
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Washington Nationals left fielder Howie Kendrick reacts after an injury, with center fielder Michael Taylor standing behind, during the eighth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Washington. The Dodgers won the first game 4-1. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 20, 2018 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Veteran Washington Nationals infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon in the opener of Saturday's doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will miss the rest of the season. Kendrick confirmed the injury while standing on crutches and wearing a...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts, center, celebrates his two-run home run that also drove in Sandy Leon, right, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Boston, Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 19, 2018 - 11:15 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Sloppy, rainy and downright lousy weather didn't cool down the fast start Mookie Betts is off to this season. Betts hit a two-run homer before Andrew Benintendi followed with a shot of his own in the fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Saturday night...
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Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 19, 2018 - 11:10 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Nothing can stop Kevin Harvick these days, not an experimental rules package or a field of racers with nothing but pride on the line, and the hottest driver in NASCAR scored a $1 million payday by winning the All-Star race. Harvick's win Saturday night came exactly 11 years to...
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Kurt Busch (41) spins in Turn 4 during the NASCAR All-Star auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saturday, May 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)
May 19, 2018 - 9:40 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR All-Star race (all times local): 9:14 p.m. A huge wreck at the end of the third stage has ended several top drivers' chances of winning the NASCAR All-Star race and its $1 million prize. As the cars went four-wide in turn 3 at Charlotte Motor Speedway,...
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Justify with Mike Smith atop wins the the 143rd Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico race course, Saturday, May 19, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 19, 2018 - 9:00 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Justify rounded the final turn and hit the top of the stretch winded but with the lead. The roar from the crowd was delayed, hushed by the thick fog that enveloped the track. When Justify emerged from the haze in view of the grandstand, trainer Bob Baffert could see jockey Mike...
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James Harden, de los Rockets de Houston, salta hacia la cesta entre Andre Iguodala (9), Stephen Curry (30) y Kevin Durant, en el segundo partido de la final de la Conferencia del Oeste, el miércoles 16 de mayo de 2018 (AP Foto/David J. Phillip)
May 19, 2018 - 6:19 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State. The Warriors got it in Game 2 at Houston, and now the defending champions plan to do what they seem to do best: bounce back with brilliance. As the Western Conference finals showdown shifts to Oracle...
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Bob Baffert, trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Justify, stands outside a barn, Friday, May 18, 2018, at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore. The Preakness Stakes horse race is scheduled to take place Saturday, May 19. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 19, 2018 - 6:10 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Latest on Saturday's 143rd running of the Preakness (all times local): 6:10 p.m. In what might be a good omen for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith, the tandem entered the winner's circle at Pimlico Saturday— one race before the Preakness. Baffert is the...
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