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Arizona Diamondbacks' Daniel Descalso, center, is congratulated in the dugout for his two-run home run during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 14, 2018 - 1:58 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Daniel Descalso homered and drove in four runs, and the Arizona Diamondbacks held off the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-7 on Friday night for their 10th straight regular-season victory over their NL West rival. At 10-3, the Diamondbacks are off to the best start in franchise history and...
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Los Angeles Angels' Ian Kinsler (3) and Albert Pujols (5) walk back to the dugout after scoring on Pujols' two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 14, 2018 - 1:01 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are off to a sizzling start, thanks to contributions from all over their lineup. Albert Pujols homered and drove in three runs, Ian Kinsler had three hits and a sacrifice fly that scored Shohei Ohtani with the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the...
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Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland leaps to slide as he scores on a wild pitch by Baltimore Orioles' pitcher Mike Wright Jr. during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 14, 2018 - 12:23 am
BOSTON (AP) — Eduardo Rodriguez's second start of the season went considerably better than his first, and the Boston Red Sox kept rolling to their best start in 100 years. The left-hander struck out eight over six stingy innings, Eduardo Nunez hit a three-run homer and the Red Sox beat the...
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FILE - In this May 2, 2015, file photo, trainer Freddie Roach, left, listens as Manny Pacquiao answers reporter questions during a news conference following Pacquiao's welterweight title fight in Las Vegas. Pacquiao and Roach say their 16-year partnership has ended. Pacquiao disclosed his decision Friday, April 13, 2018, in the final sentence of a news release detailing his plans for his upcoming fight against Lucas Matthysse. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
April 13, 2018 - 11:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach say their 16-year partnership has ended. Pacquiao disclosed his decision Friday in the final sentence of a news release detailing his plans for his upcoming fight against Lucas Matthysse. Roach says he didn't officially learn about the...
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April 13, 2018 - 6:58 pm
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Kelly Kraft got a birdie, just not the one he wanted at the RBC Heritage. Kraft's ball hit a bird in flight on the par-3 14th hole, and the ball dropped into the water in front of the green. Kraft made double bogey and finished at 1-over par on Harbour Town Golf...
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New York Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud, left, speaks with members of the media in New York. Friday, April 13, 2018, after announcing that he will have Tommy John surgery. D'Arnaud has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and will have the surgery next week. (AP Photo/Ron Blum)
April 13, 2018 - 6:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets catchers can't avoid catching a break. Or a tear. Catcher Kevin Plawecki will be sidelined for three-to-four weeks with a broken left hand and went on the disabled list Friday as New York announced Travis d'Arnaud will have season-ending Tommy John surgery. With the injuries to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2008, file photo, Patrick F. McManus, is seen in Spokane, Wash. McManus, a prolific writer best known for his humor columns in fishing and hunting magazines who also wrote mystery novels and one-man comedy plays, has died. He was 84. McManus' business partner Tim Behrens said Friday, April 13, 2018, that McManus died Wednesday evening, April 11 at a nursing facility in Spokane, Wash., where he had been in declining health. (Colin Mulvany /The Spokesman-Review via AP, File)
April 13, 2018 - 4:56 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Patrick F. McManus, a prolific writer best known for his humor columns in fishing and hunting magazines who also wrote mystery novels and one-man comedy plays, has died. He was 84. McManus died Wednesday evening at a nursing facility in Spokane, Washington, where he had been in...
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April 13, 2018 - 4:17 pm
The NFL accused some lawyers representing players in the $1 billion concussion settlement of fraud and wants a special investigator appointed. Plaintiffs' lawyers contend the league is not awarding settlement funds fast enough. So far, $227 million in claims have been awarded. The league made its...
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FILE - In this June 20, 1999, file photo, Dallas Stars coach Ken Hitchcock hoists the Stanley Cup after the Stars defeated the Buffalo Sabres 2-1 in triple overtime in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals in Buffalo, N.Y. Stars coach Ken Hitchcock is retiring, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL history. Hitchcock will become a consultant for the team he led to its only Stanley Cup championship in 1999. (Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
April 13, 2018 - 3:39 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ken Hitchcock wasn't sure how long he would coach the Dallas Stars the second time around after 15 years away. Turned out to be one season. The coach who led Dallas to its only Stanley Cup championship retired Friday, ending a 22-year career as the third-winningest coach in NHL...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2018, file photo, Charlotte Hornets head coach Steve Clifford is shown during the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the Boston Celtics, in Boston. The Hornets have fired coach Steve Clifford after the team failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons. The move comes after a meeting with new general manager Mitch Kupchak on Friday, April 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
April 13, 2018 - 1:58 pm
First the general manager, now the coach. In another move aimed at getting the Charlotte Hornets on track, majority owner Michael Jordan fired coach Steve Clifford on Friday after the team went 36-46 and failed to reach the playoffs for the third time in the last four seasons. Clifford had a year...
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