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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres hits into a double play during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 22, 2018 - 6:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres had a tough time at the plate in his first major league game. The prized prospect went 0 for 4 and stranded six runners during his highly anticipated debut for the New York Yankees, who nonetheless cruised to a 5-1 victory Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays. "I feel...
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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah celebrates scoring his side's second goal of the game, during the English Premier League soccer match between West Bromwich Albion and Liverpool, at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich, England, Saturday April 21, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
April 22, 2018 - 6:21 pm
LONDON (AP) — Mohamed Salah has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football in recognition of an incredible scoring return to the Premier League with Liverpool. The Egypt forward collected the Professional Footballers' Association award at a ceremony in London on...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Jonathan Villar watches from the dugout with cups on his face during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
April 22, 2018 - 6:20 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jeremy Jeffress entered the game in a tough situation and went into beast mode. Christian Yelich hit his first homer since returning from the disabled list, Junior Guerra worked five innings, and Jeffress and two other relievers did the rest for the Milwaukee Brewers in a 4-2...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle (18), Jesus Sucre and Adeiny Hechavarria, right, celebrate at the plate after Hechavarria's three-run home run off Minnesota Twins reliever Alan Busenitz during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Steve Nesius)
April 22, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It seemed unlikely that slumping Carlos Gomez would follow through on hitting a home run for his son. He had struck out three times in his first four hitless at-bats. His last trip to the plate, however, produced something special. Gomez hit a two-run homer in the ninth...
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Milwaukee Bucks' Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 22, 2018 - 6:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After losing a 20-point lead to the Boston Celtics, the Milwaukee Bucks were determined not to lose another playoff game. Leave it to All-Star forward Giannis Antetokounmpo to come up with a big play in the final seconds on Sunday. Antetokounmpo scored 27 points, including tipping...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Baltimore Oriole in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
April 22, 2018 - 5:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Cleveland Indians figured it would only be a matter of time before their struggling offense provided some support to a solid starting rotation. Jose Ramirez and the rest of the batting order finally got into a groove Sunday, and the result was a 14-hit attack that carried Corey...
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San Francisco Giants' Brandon Belt, right, reacts after hitting a foul ball during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, April 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
April 22, 2018 - 5:25 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. The previous high of 20 pitches in a plate appearance since 1988...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Nick Pivetta throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
April 22, 2018 - 5:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Altherr's RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning lifted the Phillies to a 3-2 victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday, giving Philadelphia its first four-game sweep over the Pirates in 24 years. Andrew Knapp hit an opposite-field triple off the left-field wall with one out...
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Bow-z, owned but John Hill, of Pella, Iowa, sits on the throne after being crowned the winner of the 39th annual Drake Relays Beautiful Bulldog Contest, Sunday, April 22, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa. The pageant kicks off the Drake Relays festivities at Drake University where a bulldog is the mascot. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
April 22, 2018 - 4:59 pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A 2-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. The 39th annual tongue-in-cheek pageant for English bulldogs, Drake's mascot, is the unofficial start to this week's Drake Relays track meet...
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April 22, 2018 - 4:44 pm
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on the Indy Grand Prix of Alabama (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The Indy Grand Prix of Alabama resumed only briefly after a 37-minute delay because of track conditions. Race officials put it right back under a second red flag at Barber Motorsports Park minutes...
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