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Emotional Trevino delivers for Yanks on late dad’s birthday

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Trevino stood next to his pinstriped teammates, hands on his head, and looked around at the celebration he'd just set off at Yankee Stadium. Exactly the moment he and his father dreamed about together. Until Joe Trevino died in 2013. Tears welled in Jose's eyes as the ...

Oilers win 5-3, push Flames to the brink of elimination

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored his second goal of the game with 3:27 left in regulation, and the Edmonton Oilers beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night to take a 3-1 lead in the second-round playoff series. Evander Kane scored his NHL-leading 11th and 12th goals of ...

AUTO RACING: Celebrated weekend for 3 top racing series

Perhaps the most celebrated weekend in auto racing is here. All three top-level series will be in action Sunday. It starts with the Formula One race in Monaco with Max Verstappen aiming for his fourth straight victory. The 106th Indy 500 is next in the afternoon with Helio Castroneves going for ...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. "Our story is not finished being written," the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of elimination ...

Hammon has Aces off to sizzling start on offense

Becky Hammon vowed before the season tipped off that the Las Vegas Aces would be shooting more 3-poitners this year. It was a safe declaration to make when she was hired considering the team has been last in the league in attempts since moving to Las Vegas from San Antonio in 2018. The Aces ...

Dallas wins 4th straight road game, 85-77 over Connecticut

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Marina Mabrey scored 20 points, Allisha Gray had 17 points and eight rebounds, and the Dallas Wings beat the Connecticut Sun 85-77 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight road victory. Dallas trailed 38-27 at halftime before taking its first lead since the opening ...

Heat, Celtics now in a best-of-3 to decide the East title

MIAMI (AP) — Back. Forth. Back. Forth. The Miami Heat want to see that pattern continue. The Boston Celtics hope to break that trend. And the team that prevails Wednesday night will be one game away from the NBA Finals. The Eastern Conference finals has been nothing more than a series of ...

Giannis, Jokic, Doncic, Booker, Tatum on All-NBA first team

NEW YORK (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo, fellow two-time NBA MVP Nikola Jokic, Luka Doncic, Devin Booker and Jayson Tatum were voted first-team All-NBA on Tuesday, the first time in 67 years all five players were age 27 or younger. Milwaukee's Antetokounmpo was the only player to receive all ...

Sports world reacts to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas

In Dallas, Steve Kerr and Jason Kidd did not want to talk about basketball. LeBron James made no effort to hide his anger. Jayson Tatum of the Boston Celtics, a young father, called the news "devastating." The sports world reacted swiftly Tuesday to the news of an 18-year-old gunman opening ...

QB Nick Foles reunites with Frank Reich, signs with Colts

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Now Nick Foles and Frank Reich can start diagramming the "Indy Special." The Colts announced Monday they had signed Foles to a two-year contract that reunites the quarterback and coach who combined on a trademark play call to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 2017 NFL ...