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Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair of stolen bases earlier in the ninth inning, including one by pinch-runner Mac Williamson that put the winning run in scoring position, helped take the pressure off the Giants leadoff hitter. Panik…More

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews

By STEVEN WINE KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference calls or non-calls to be challenged by coaches and reviewed via replay…More

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

Lowry has 25, Raptors rout Bucks 120-102 to even East finals

By IAN HARRISON TORONTO (AP) — With a weary Kawhi Leonard fighting through fatigue, the Toronto Raptors found enough energy to pull away from the Milwaukee Bucks. Kyle Lowry led the way. Lowry scored 25 points, Leonard had 19 and the Raptors beat the Milwaukee Bucks 120-102 on Tuesday night to even the Eastern Conference…More

Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The calendar hasn’t hit June, and Atlanta pitcher Mike Soroka is already fielding questions about the All-Star game. The Braves rookie right-hander had his season delayed by a shoulder injury suffered working out in spring training. There will be plenty of time for All-Star talk, but the way Soroka is pitching…More

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

By ANNE M. PETERSON PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland Trail Blazers. No matter how far they were down, they’ve been through too much to ever think they’re out. “We just really understand what we’re capable of on both sides of the…More

F1 great and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

F1 great and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda dies at 70

By GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Formula One great Niki Lauda, who won two of his world titles after a horrific crash that left him with serious burns and went on to become a prominent figure in the aviation industry, has died. He was 70. Lauda’s family issued a statement saying the three-time world champion…More

Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

Lillard separated ribs in Game 2 against the Warriors

By ANNE M. PETERSON PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland’s Damian Lillard sustained separated ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Lillard confirmed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3. Lillard was 5 of 18 from the floor and finished with…More

Gamel’s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

Gamel’s 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — The longest start of Brandon Woodruff’s career felt like a win to him, even though he wasn’t involved in the decision. Woodruff allowed only two runs in eight innings and Ben Gamel homered leading off the 10th to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the Atlanta Braves 3-2 on Sunday.…More

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