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

May. 19, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

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 Conference finals. Green had...

War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

May. 18, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running. Since he was a child, Casse wanted to win a Triple Crown race, and the well-respected trainer got that...

Koepka keeps 7-shot lead at PGA Championship

May. 18, 2019 9:06 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka is on the cusp of some elite company at the PGA Championship — in the record book, not on the leaderboard. He is all alone on Bethpage Black, the public course he has turned into his private playground. Koepka wasn't at his best, particularly with his putter on...

Wilder KOs Breazeale in 1st round to defend heavyweight belt

May. 19, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder believes they are coming, the mega matchup with Anthony Joshua and the rematch with Tyson Fury. Until then, he moved onto some business with Dominic Breazeale. He took care of it quickly and emphatically. Wilder got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out...

Horsing around: Riderless colt races to Preakness finish

May. 18, 2019 8:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Unencumbered by a jockey and suddenly free to run wherever he darn pleased, Bodexpress decided to take a shot at winning the Preakness. Taking one of the most memorable trips in the 149-year history of Pimlico Race Course, Bodexpress followed the leaders without a rider on board and at one...

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle's delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn't Doolittle's interpretation. "He's not trying to do anything other...

With Koepka out front at PGA, 2nd place plenty to play for

May. 18, 2019 8:52 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — There's a pretty good competition going on in the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black, only it's not for the Wanamaker Trophy, the nearly $2 million first-place prize and a major tournament title. As defending champion Brooks Koepka opened a seven-stroke lead heading into Sunday's...

DJ blows chance to go head to head vs Koepka in final round

May. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — It would have made the perfect pairing: Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka, close friends and workout buddies, ranked first and third in the world, in the final group of the fourth round of a major. Didn't happen. And the way Koepka is playing, it might not matter if Johnson —...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

May. 19, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. The...

Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

May. 19, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a...

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

May. 19, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

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 Conference finals. Green had...

Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

May. 19, 2019 2:16 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as part of the Minnesota Twins' best offensive output of the season, an 18-4 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Miguel Sano also homered for the Twins, who extended their season-high home run...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

May. 19, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. The...

Eagles' Chris Long announces retirement after 11 NFL seasons

May. 19, 2019 2:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles defensive lineman Chris Long announced his retirement from football Saturday night, ending an 11-year NFL playing career that included winning two Super Bowl titles and the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Long posted his decision on Twitter , with a tweet that included a...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

May. 19, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Belt hit solo home runs to lead the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Saturday night. Madison Bumgarner (3-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing four runs and five hits with six strikeouts. He won for the third time in his last four starts....

Bell hits 2 of Pirates' 4 homers in 7-2 win vs Padres

May. 19, 2019 1:26 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on rookie lefty Nick Margevicius for a season home run milestone Saturday night. Josh Bell homered twice and drove in four, rookie Bryan Reynolds connected for the second straight night and the Pirates had their first four-homer game of the season in beating...

Wilder KOs Breazeale in 1st round to defend heavyweight belt

May. 19, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Deontay Wilder believes they are coming, the mega matchup with Anthony Joshua and the rematch with Tyson Fury. Until then, he moved onto some business with Dominic Breazeale. He took care of it quickly and emphatically. Wilder got back into the win column Saturday night, knocking out...

Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

May. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair. Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats , lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The...

Punch Out: Bowyer, Newman end All-Star Race with fight

May. 18, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer had a lot more to say to Ryan Newman after the checkered flag flew at the NASCAR All-Star Race. He made sure his fists sent that message. Bowyer rushed Newman's car after the cool-down lap, frantically trying to land blows through the window while Newman had his helmet on...

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle's delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn't Doolittle's interpretation. "He's not trying to do anything other...