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St. John’s extends surprise offer to Porter Moser

St. John’s looks as if it has found the man it wants to lead its basketball program. Now it must wait to see if the feeling is mutual. Porter Moser, the 50-year-old coach of Loyola-Chicago who reached the Final Four last year, was offered the Queens school’s vacant head-coaching position Monday...

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MILWAUKEE (AP) - Christian Yelich got a big reward for a little extra early work. Yelich hit three homers, including a pair of three-run shots, and drove in a career-high seven runs to power the Milwaukee Brewers past the St. Louis Cardinals 10-7 on Monday night. "He put in some ...

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Once he got the ball, Edwin Diaz made sure he finished. Juan Lagares scored from second base on Michael Conforto's hard grounder to first in the 11th inning, and Diaz struck out the 3-4-5 batters to preserve the New York Mets' 7-6 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies ...

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Curtis Grandson talks the life and legacy of Jackie Robinson

Miami Marlins outfielder Curtis Granderson reflects on the life of Jackie Robinson and we see how he is helping continue the legacy of Robinson as well.

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Capitals star Alex Ovechkin knocked out the Hurricanes' Andrei Svechnikov.

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For hours, the cheers and boos and attention were fixated on Yasiel Puig at Dodger Stadium on Monday night. He commanded the spotlight in his first game in Los Angeles as a foe. He savored and excelled on the stage. He relished his new role as the adversary. But a towering blast off Joc...

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Clippers rookie guard Landry Shamet says he wants to be nervous before a game because that actually calms him to a degree. Well, when Shamet knocked down a three-pointer with 15.9 seconds left to give the Clippers a 133-131 lead, to help them crawl all the way out of a 31-point hole in the third...

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Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger, baseball's hottest hitter to begin the season, left Monday's game against the Reds shortly after absorbing a pitch to his right knee.

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Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger, baseball's hottest hitter to begin the season, left Monday's game against the Reds shortly after absorbing a pitch to his right knee. According to manager Dave Roberts, X-rays were negative.

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John MacLeod, a Winning Coach for the Suns, Is Dead at 81

MacLeod led Phoenix to the 1976 championship series against the Celtics, which included one of the most memorable playoff games in N.B.A. history.

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Nothing could stop Joel Embiid in Nets demolition

PHILADELPHIA — Brett Brown described Joel Embiid as the 76ers’ crown jewel, and the dynamic 7-footer illustrated the reason for such praise. Even at less than 100 percent, when his status was unknown minutes before opening tipoff, the two-time All-Star was a force. His sore left knee wasn’t a...

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Joey Gallo clubbed one of his typical long balls to get the Texas Rangers even against the Los Angeles Angels. The left-handed slugger's tiebreaking single an inning later resonated even more in the Texas dugout. Gallo grounded the go-ahead hit through the vacant spot at...

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When Clayton Kershaw took the long walk from the Dodgers’ dugout to the bullpen to begin warming up for his season debut Monday night, he was surrounded by the strangest of sounds. The usual cheering was muffled and tepid. During a moment when he traditionally receives a giant ovation, it was...

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NBA playoffs 2019: Warriors' DeMarcus Cousins leaves Game 2 vs. Clippers with quad injury

Cousins, 28, made his first career playoff appearance in the Warriors' 121-104 victory over the Clippers on Saturday.

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The Lob City Era gave way to who knows what, a group that played surprisingly well but was shaken up at the trade deadline when Clippers executives, apparently giving up on the season, traded away two starters and started looking toward the future. Except these players weren’t ready to give up...

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Yasiel Puig seizes moment again with homer vs. LA — but can he keep it up?

Moments of brilliance are common for Puig. But he needs to be more consistent for the Reds to contend.

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Simmons triple-double leads 76ers to Game 2 win over Nets

Ben Simmons had a triple-double to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 145-123 Game 2 win over the Brooklyn Nets         

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