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Oregon State's Adley Rutschman, right, is congratulated near the dugout after his solo home run against North Carolina during the first inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 21, 2018 - 12:20 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brett Daniels walked in the go-ahead run after Adley Rutschman tied it with a three-run double in the eighth inning, and Oregon State knocked North Carolina out of the College World Series with an 11-6 win Wednesday night. It was a stunning turnabout after the Tar Heels had wiped...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:00 am
SEASIDE, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Vermeer won the PGA Professional Championship on Wednesday, overcoming front-nine problems to top the 20 qualifiers for the PGA Championship. The 40-year-old Vermeer, the director of instruction at Happy Hollow Club in Omaha, Nebraska, closed with a 1-over 73 on the...
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June 21, 2018 - 12:00 am
Back to back to back: 3 straight HRs propel Astros to win Stanton hits walk-off HR, Yankees rally past Mariners 7-5 Devils' Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP award Mickelson apologizes 4 days after hitting moving ball Already a pro, Doncic set to join college stars in NBA draft Mariners...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, top, celebrates his solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi with Tony Kemp (18) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
June 20, 2018 - 11:45 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch might want to consider giving Jose Altuve more days off. A night after he was out of the starting lineup for the first time all season, the 2017 American League MVP homered twice, including the last of three straight by the Astros in the sixth inning...
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Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler (26) is congratulated by Twins' Brian Dozier after both scored on a two-run home run by Kepler against the Boston Red Sox in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy Clayton-King)
June 20, 2018 - 11:32 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Robbie Grossman and Max Kepler homered to back an effective start by Lance Lynn as the Minnesota Twins beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Wednesday night. Grossman led off the bottom of the first with a solo home run and Kepler added a two-run shot off Boston starter David Price (8-5...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 7-5. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 20, 2018 - 11:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees erased a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Wednesday night. Gary Sanchez tied the score with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the Yankees went on to...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Austin Bibens-Dirkx throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
June 20, 2018 - 11:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Rougned Odor homered and the Texas Rangers extended their winning streak to a season-high five games with a 3-2 victory over the struggling Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Bibens-Dirkx (1-1) allowed one...
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Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils poses with the Hart Trophy after winning the trophy at the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 20, 2018 - 11:27 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Taylor Hall doesn't love public speaking, and the New Jersey Devils forward's nervousness grew while the NHL Awards show moved along. But after Hall and the hockey world watched moving tributes to the Humboldt Broncos and the victims of two mass shootings, he was ready to accept...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki takes batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Houston. Suzuki might not be an active player anymore, but that didn't stop rumors from swirling about the possibility of him taking part in next month's All-Star Home Run Derby in the nation's capital. What started as a light-hearted conversation among Seattle's coaching staff grew into something that caused a stir in the clubhouse before Wednesday's game, June 20. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
June 20, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he's no longer an active player, maybe Ichiro Suzuki wants to start swinging for the fences. How about at next month's Home Run Derby during All-Star festivities in Washington? What began as light-hearted banter among Seattle Mariners coaches grew into something that caused...
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New Jersey Devils' Taylor Hall poses on the red carpet before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 20, 2018 - 10:19 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NHL awards show at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino (all times local): 7:15 p.m. New Jersey forward Taylor Hall has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player. Hall beat out Los Angeles captain Anze Kopitar and Colorado's Nathan MacKinnon in a contest between...
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