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News: Sports

Matz bounces back to help Cardinals edge Brewers 2-1

Sunday  07:41,   17 april 2022

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Steven Matz bounced back from a dreadful debut with his new team and showed just why the St. Louis Cardinals signed him. He pitched 5 2/3 shutout innings and combined with three relievers on a five-hitter as the Cardinals edged the... >>>

Cron homers twice to back Senzatela as Rockies beat Cubs 9-6

Sunday  07:41,   17 april 2022

DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron homered twice and Antonio Senzatela pitched five solid innings in his 100th career start for Colorado as the Rockies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-6 on Saturday night. Cron hit a two-run shot in a four-run third inning and... >>>

Mariners place OF Mitch Haniger on COVID-19 IL

Sunday  05:55,   17 april 2022

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed outfielder Mitch Haniger on the COVID-19 injured list after he reported symptoms and tested positive on Saturday. Seattle manager Scott Servais said Haniger took an at-home test that was positive and... >>>

Curry returns, to come off bench in Warriors' playoff opener

Sunday  05:55,   17 april 2022

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry will play but not start for Golden State in Game 1 of the playoffs against the Denver Nuggets on Saturday night. “It was pretty clear. He felt good," coach Steve Kerr said before the game. "The only question was... >>>

Timberwolves stun Grizzlies, grab Game 1 with 130-117 win

Sunday  05:55,   17 april 2022

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Anthony Edwards was glad to get a victory in the first playoff game of his career. Now, he and the rest of the Minnesota Timberwolves, want much more. Edwards scored 36 points in his postseason debut, and the seventh-seeded... >>>

Harper doubles in two, steals home and Phillies snap skid

Sunday  05:55,   17 april 2022

MIAMI (AP) — Bryce Harper doubled in two runs, walked twice and stole home, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 Saturday night. Alec Bohm had two hits and three RBIs, and Nick Castellanos added two singles and an RBI for the... >>>

Nikita Kucherov, Victor Hedman help Lightning beat Jets 7-4

Sunday  05:50,   17 april 2022

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov scored twice and added two assists, Victor Hedman had four assists and the Tampa Bay Lightning tied a season high in goals in a 7-4 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night. Two-time defending champion... >>>

Ryu nursing sore left arm after loss to A's, Pache hits tiebreaking homer in ninth

Sunday  04:30,   17 april 2022

TORONTO — A slip in velocity and lack of command were worrying signs for Blue Jays starter Hyun Jin Ryu. A complaint of left forearm soreness was of much greater concern. The veteran southpaw struggled for a second straight appearance Saturday,... >>>

Invictus Games opens with Prince Harry tribute to Ukrainians

Sunday  04:30,   17 april 2022

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Invictus Games competition for wounded, injured and ill service personnel and veterans opened Saturday night in the Netherlands with a standing ovation and a tribute from Prince Harry for the Ukrainian team members... >>>

Steffen's blunder gifts Liverpool cup semifinal goal vs City

Sunday  04:30,   17 april 2022

LONDON (AP) — American goalkeeper Zack Steffen blundered to gift Liverpool a goal in Manchester City's 3-2 loss in the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday. City was already trailing 1-0 at Wembley when Steffen's allowed Sadio Mané to score... >>>

Jurassic Park reopens for Toronto Raptors playoff game against Philadelphia 76ers

Sunday  04:30,   17 april 2022

The Toronto Raptors reopened Jurassic Park outside Scotiabank Arena for fans on Saturday after COVID-19 restrictions kept the courtyard closed for two years. Thousands of fans poured into the the large courtyard on the arena's west side to watch the >>>

Senators place Colin White in COVID-19 protocol

Sunday  04:25,   17 april 2022

As of right now, White appears to be the only player affected for Ottawa, with no further announcements on other players or staff thus far. White has been somewhat of a disappointment this year for Ottawa, with just 10 points in 24 games. The... >>>

Astros place All-Star closer Ryan Pressly on 10-day IL

Sunday  04:25,   17 april 2022

SEATTLE (AP) — The Houston Astros placed All-Star closer Ryan Pressly on the 10-day injured list Saturday due to inflammation in his right knee. The right-hander appeared in four games during the first week of the regular season. Manager Dusty Baker >>>

Fernandez tops Vismane, Canada sweeps Latvia to make Billie Jean King Cup finals

Sunday  04:25,   17 april 2022

VANCOUVER — Canada is through to the Billie Jean King Cup finals after Leylah Fernandez beat Latvia's Daniela Vismane 6-2, 6-1 in a qualifier in Vancouver on Saturday. The result gave the Canadians a 3-0 sweep of the series after Fernandez beat... >>>

Brayden Schenn scores in OT to lift Blues past Wild, 6-5

Sunday  04:25,   17 april 2022

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brayden Schenn scored 56 seconds into overtime and the St. Louis Blues wrapped up a playoff spot, beating the Minnesota Wild 6-5 on Saturday for their season-high eighth straight victory. Vladimir Tarasenko, Ivan Barbashev, David... >>>