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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

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

Leonard scores 36, Raptors beat Bucks 118-112 in 2 OTs

   BY IAN HARRISON TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam felt guilty about a pair of missed free throws and the extra minutes they added to his teammates’ night. Fortunately for Siakam and the rest of the Raptors, Kawhi Leonard didn’t seem to feel any fatigue. Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime,…More

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

By ANNE M. PETERSON PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western…More

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

Bucks top Raptors 125-103 for 2-0 East finals lead

By TIM REYNOLDS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo started the game with an emphatic dunk. The next possession, a sprawling block to deny Marc Gasol. The next possession, another dunk. The tone was set. And it never changed. The Eastern Conference doesn’t belong to Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks — yet. But they’re two wins…More

Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100

Bucks finish with a flourish, rally to top Raptors 108-100

By TIM REYNOLDS MILWAUKEE (AP) — Down for most of the game, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. Until the fourth quarter. The team with the NBA’s best record this season found its stride at the perfect time. Brook Lopez…More

Braves Fans, Is The Austin Riley Call Up Finally Happening?

Braves Fans, Is The Austin Riley Call Up Finally Happening?

By Kevin McAlpin Braves Radio Network Braves fans, you’ve been asking for it, and the day is finally here. Wednesday, the club is expected to call up Austin Riley to the Big Leagues following Ender Inciarte’s departure Tuesday night with lower back tightness. Inciarte was injured running the bases after a third inning walk and…More

Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title

Bucks, Raptors to begin deciding Eastern Conference title

By TIM REYNOLDS There’s a one-name superstar on either side: Giannis and Kawhi. There’s a Milwaukee franchise that hasn’t been to the NBA Finals in 45 years, opposite a Toronto franchise that has never been to the title round. The Bucks have a coach with an economics degree who wasn’t there last year; the Raptors…More

Draft lottery may decide Williamson’s first NBA stop

Draft lottery may decide Williamson’s first NBA stop

By TIM REYNOLDS CHICAGO (AP) — Zion Williamson’s immediate future is likely to be decided by the bounce of 14 pingpong balls. The NBA draft lottery is Tuesday night in Chicago, where some team will be awarded the No. 1 pick in the June 20 draft — and, presumably, the chance to grab Williamson with…More

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