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Oakland Athletics' Ryon Healy swings for a walkoff two-run home run off Detroit Tigers' Francisco Rodriguez in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 07, 2017 - 9:20 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Even though they're still three games under .500, the Oakland Athletics are feeling a lot better about themselves after their second consecutive ninth-inning rally against Detroit closer Francisco Rodriguez. The Tigers are a different matter. Now manager Brad Ausmus and his...
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Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes to the basket against Boston Celtics center Al Horford (42), of Dominican Republic, and Kelly Olynyk, back center, of Canada, during the first half in Game 4 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 07, 2017 - 9:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 29 points and Washington Wizards used a 26-0 third-quarter run to beat the Boston Celtics 121-102 on Sunday night to tie the second-round series at two games apiece. John Wall added 27 points and 12 assists for Washington. Wall had seven points, three assists...
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FILE - In a Friday, April 21, 2017 file photo, New York Mets' Matt Harvey (33) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in New York. The New York Mets have scratched Harvey for his scheduled start Sunday, May 7, 2017, against the Miami Marlins and suspended the right-hander three days for a violation of team rules. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 07, 2017 - 9:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No matter why Matt Harvey was suspended, it's certainly been a messy season for the New York Mets. The star pitcher was banned for three days without pay by the team on Sunday for an undisclosed violation of team rules, the latest fiasco for a club beset by problems on and off the...
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Seattle Mariners' Kyle Seager, right, and Texas Rangers catcher Jonathan Lucroy watch the path of Seager's solo home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
May 07, 2017 - 8:51 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Off to a slow start in the power department, Kyle Seager found a perfect time for his first homer of the season at Safeco Field. Seager hit a tiebreaking shot in the eighth inning and the Seattle Mariners rallied late to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Sunday. "I've hit some here before...
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FILE - In a Friday, April 21, 2017 file photo, New York Mets' Matt Harvey (33) delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, in New York. The New York Mets have scratched Harvey for his scheduled start Sunday, May 7, 2017, against the Miami Marlins and suspended the right-hander three days for a violation of team rules. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II, File)
May 07, 2017 - 8:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — No matter why Matt Harvey was suspended, the New York Mets are in the middle of a very messy season. The star pitcher was banned for three days without pay by the team on Sunday for an undisclosed violation of team rules, the latest fiasco for a club beset by problems on and off the...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. waits to get into his car before the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 07, 2017 - 8:46 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A loose wheel stopped Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s pursuit of another Talladega triumph. NASCAR's most popular driver ran in the back of the pack much of the way Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway after an impressive qualifying effort — he started second — gave fans hope he was poised...
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. waits to get into his car before the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
May 07, 2017 - 8:42 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — A loose wheel stopped Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s pursuit of another Talladega triumph. NASCAR's most popular driver ran in the back of the pack much of the way Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway after an impressive qualifying effort — he started second — gave fans hope he was poised...
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Chase Elliott (24) get airborne as AJ Allmendinger (47) flips on the backstretch in a crash involving multiple drivers bringing out a red flag during the Camping World 500 auto race at Talladega Superspeedway, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Talladega, Ala. (AP Photo/Greg McWilliams)
May 07, 2017 - 8:34 pm
TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — It's been a long journey for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to make his way to victory lane. When he finally got there, in his 158th career NASCAR Cup start, his team owner and famous girlfriend were waiting. His father? Well, he was a little late to the party. A last-lap pass of Kyle...
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Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood delivers a pitch to Arizona Diamondbacks' Gregor Blanco in the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 7, 2017, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 07, 2017 - 8:27 pm
DENVER (AP) — Tyler Chatwood was off his game — and that was a good thing. Usually one to throw harder and harder in times of trouble, Chatwood reversed that trend and leaned more on his off-speed pitches. Throwing slower made him even more steady. Chatwood pitched two-hit ball into the eighth...
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Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout sits in the dugout with teammates during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Seattle. Trout was not in the starting lineup. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 07, 2017 - 8:26 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Monday: ___ TROUT OK? Two-time AL MVP Mike Trout says he plans to play at Oakland after missing two straight games for the Angels and three of four because of a tight left hamstring. He has a 17-game hitting streak. The outfielder has played in at...
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