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Mets rally in 9th, score 5 in 10th to beat Reds 8-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo's three-run homer capped a five-run 10th inning and the New York Mets came back late to beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-3 on Wednesday night. Starling Marte grounded an RBI double over third base off Hunter Strickland with one out in the ninth, scoring Nimmo from ...

Steinbrenner realizes may take record price to keep Judge

Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner realizes there is a chance the price may be going up to sign Aaron Judge to a long-term contract after the star slugger's outstanding first half. Judge turned down an eight-year contract worth $230.5 million to $234.5 million, cutting off talks ahead of the April ...

Ionescu has triple-double, Liberty beat Aces 116-107

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sabrina Ionescu had 31 points in the highest-scoring triple-double in WNBA history and tied Candace Parker's league record of three triple-doubles in the New York Liberty's 116-107 victory over Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Ionescu also had 13 rebounds and 10 assists. She ...

Pirates spoil Taillon’s return to Pittsburgh, top Yanks 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski threw out the first pitch. David Bednar froze one of the most feared hitters in baseball with the last. In between, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered a fleeting glimpse of what they're trying to build, one that came at the expense of an old friend and briefly ...

Reds spoil Scherzer’s return with a 1-0 ninth-inning win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer turned in a stellar performance for the New York Mets in his return from an oblique injury. Perhaps more importantly for the NL East leaders, the ace right-hander felt good the entire time on a steamy Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Scherzer struck out 11 while ...

New York Rangers give Gauthier 1-year contract extension

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers have given forward Julien Gauthier a one-year contract extension. Rangers general manager Chris Drury announced the move on Tuesday. Gauthier had three goals and four assists in 49 games this past season, with the goals and assists being career highs. ...

Islanders hire Houda, Wiseman as assistant coaches

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders have hired Doug Houda and Brian Wiseman as assistant coaches, the team said Tuesday. Houda joins new Isles coach Lane Lambert's staff after six seasons as an assistant with the Detroit Red Wings. He had worked the previous decade in the same ...

Bills coordinator Leslie Frazier helps young coaches advance

Leslie Frazier expected another opportunity to be a head coach in the NFL after a three-year-plus stint in Minnesota from 2010-13. The Buffalo Bills' 63-year-old defensive coordinator is still waiting for that second chance while doing his best to help young coaches advance their careers. ...

NHL Draft: The risk of attending and not getting selected

After sitting through 12-plus rounds of the NHL draft over the span of two consecutive summers, Andrew Mangiapane had all but given up on hearing his name called. The low point came during the 2015 draft in Florida, where midway through the sixth round, Mangiapane's father apologized for ...

Nimmo, Lindor homer as first-place Mets beat Reds 7-4

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Nimmo and Francisco Lindor homered, helping the New York Mets beat the lowly Cincinnati Reds 7-4 on Monday night. Taijuan Walker (7-2) struck out nine in six innings as NL East-leading New York earned its second straight win after a stretch of four losses in five ...

Yankees place Marinaccio on injured list with shoulder issue

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees rookie reliever Ron Marinaccio was placed on the 15-day injured list Sunday with shoulder inflammation, leaving New York's solid bullpen without a key piece nearing the season's halfway point. Marinaccio felt discomfort in his shoulder after pitching in Saturday's ...

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. Escobar homered for the third ...

McKenzie superb for 7 innings as Guardians edge Yankees 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error that threatened to sabotage a great win. In the moment, manager Terry Francona's emotions nearly got the best of him. "When the ball ...

Ogwumike scores 22 to help Sparks beat Liberty 84-74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points, Liz Cambage added 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 84-74 Sunday. Chiney Ogwumike had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson also scored 12 points and Jordin Canada added 11 points and seven assists for the ...

NYC remains winless under Cushing with 2-2 draw vs Atlanta

NEW YORK (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored in the 86th minute to give Atlanta United a 2-2 draw on Sunday that extended New York City's Major League Soccer winless streak to four since Nick Cushing replaced Ronny Delia as coach. Valentin Castellanos scored in the 38th and 58th minutes for NYC (8-4-5), ...

Mets ace deGrom to make 1st injury rehab start Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He's expected to throw about 25 ...

Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal sidelined for 60 days

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal came out of the last leg of the Triple Crown with bone bruising and will be out of training for 60 days. Jerry Crawford, CEO of Donegal Racing, and co-owner Mike Repole said Saturday the colt will continue to be evaluated. Mo Donegal ...

Calhoun 2 HRs, Pérez wins 7th straight as Rangers beat Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — In his 11th major league season, Martín Pérez is making a strong pitch for his first All-Star selection this month. Pérez won his seventh straight decision, Kole Calhoun hit two of Texas' four home runs and the Rangers beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Saturday. "Good team ...

Analysis: NBA teams going all-in, and that’s what it takes

The 2023 NBA playoffs are more than nine months away, and one thing is already clear. There will be chaos. The Minnesota Timberwolves grabbed a megaphone and announced that to the world when they traded multiple players and several first-round picks — one of them in 2029, which means that ...

Tiffany 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 give the Dream a 92-81 ...