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Mets’ Max Scherzer to return from IL Tuesday vs. Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer is scheduled to return to the New York Mets' rotation Tuesday in Cincinnati after missing over a month with a strained left oblique muscle. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his oblique while pitching against St. ...

Yankees reinstate reliever Aroldis Chapman from injured list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aroldis Chapman's got his spot back on the Yankees' roster. His role coming out of the bullpen remains undefined. New York reinstated the left-handed reliever from the injured list on Friday after Chapman missed more than a month with tendinitis in his left Achilles ...

Yankees, Guardians rained out, split doubleheader Saturday

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the New York Yankees watched with amusement, two imposters dressed as sluggers Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo ran into the rain-soaked outfield before performing belly slides on the infield tarp. Once again, Cleveland was under water. Friday night's series opener New York ...

Escobar, Peterson lead Mets past Rangers 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, expectant father David Peterson tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in six innings and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Friday night to stop a season-high three-game losing streak. Mark Canha hit a tying RBI ...

Marlins part ways with Denbo, one of Jeter’s first hires

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter's first significant hire when he was leading the Miami Marlins is no longer with the club. The Marlins said they parted ways with Gary Denbo, who had been the team's vice president of player development and scouting. The move happened earlier this week. Jeter left ...

Astros beat Yanks again, Bregman’s 2-run double keys 2-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros wrapped up a stretch of nine straight games against New York teams Thursday night with another win over the New York Yankees. Alex Bregman hit a two-run double early and the Astros held on for the 2-1 victory. Houston went 3-2 against the major ...

Guardians host the Yankees to begin 3-game series

The Cleveland Guardians host the New York Yankees to start a three-game series. New York Yankees (56-21, first in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Guardians (39-34, second in the AL Central) Cleveland; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (6-2, 2.99 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 111 ...

Former NBA PG Rod Strickland hired as LIU basketball coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA point guard Rod Strickland is the new men's basketball coach at Long Island University. Strickland was hired Thursday to replace Derek Kellogg, who led the Sharks to a 16-14 record last season. He had been serving as the program director for the NBA G League ...

Sabres re-sign goalie Craig Anderson to 1-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Goalie Craig Anderson is putting off retirement for now, returning to the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday for a one-year contract. The 41-year-old Anderson also played for Buffalo last season, going 17-12-2 and leading the team in wins despite missing a lengthy stretch with a ...

US government distributes $92M for soccer corruption victims

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has distributed about $92 million in additional compensation from money forfeited by convicted officials and associated companies resulting from the government's prosecution of corruption in soccer. The money is for compensation for losses ...

Nets acquire Royce O’Neale from Jazz for 23 first-round pick

NEW YORK (AP) — The Brooklyn Nets acquired forward Royce O'Neale from the Utah Jazz on Thursday for a conditional 2023 first-round draft pick. The Nets announced the deal, noting the Jazz will receive the least favorable of the Brooklyn/Houston first-round pick swap and Philadelphia's ...

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 20 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the first phase ...

Fordham parts ways with women’s basketball coach Gaitley

NEW YORK (AP) — Fordham has parted ways with women's basketball coach Stephanie Gaitley on Thursday night the school announced. Gaitley took over the program in 2011 and in her 11 years at the school became the program's winningest coach. She had nine postseason berths and won two ...

Hayes helps Dream beat Liberty 92-81 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Hayes made the most of her first game of the season, providing the spark in overtime to lift the Atlanta Dream over the New York Liberty. Hayes, who missed the first 19 games with a right knee injury, scored nine of her 21 points in OT to lift the Dream to a 92-81 ...

AP source: Kevin Durant asks for trade from Brooklyn Nets

Kevin Durant may be taking his quest for more titles elsewhere. Durant has requested a trade from the Brooklyn Nets, according to a person with direct knowledge of the decision that undoubtedly will have teams scrambling to put together offers for the perennial All-Star. The Nets have been ...

Judge, Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A’s 5-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has seen trailing teams lose their fight a few times in his 13 big league seasons. Just not with these New York Yankees. "We find a way to figure it out every night," Stanton said. "We're just like, pushing the envelope, boom-boom-boom, until the game's ...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense. "I can't be that guy that rolls in on start day and is just kind of like loosey-goosey and having fun ...

Brenner completes hat trick in 70th, Cincinnati draws NYCFC

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brenner completed a hat trick in the 70th minute and Cincinnati tied New York City FC 4-4 on Wednesday night. It was the first hat trick in club history for Cincinnati. Brenner's third goal tied it at 4. He also scored two goals six minutes apart midway through the first ...

Mets’ deGrom, Scherzer take next steps toward rejoining Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets aces Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer took their next steps Wednesday toward returning to New York's rotation. DeGrom, sidelined since last July 7, threw 27 pitches to hitters in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and could progress to a minor league injury rehabilitation ...

Rutgers hires Nikki McCray-Penson as assistant hoops coach

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has hired former Tennessee star Nikki McCray-Penson as an assistant coach for the women's basketball team. Scarlet Knights coach Coquese Washington announced the hiring Tuesday, a day after adding former Rutgers star Tasha Pointer as an assistant ...