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June 1, 2015 - 10:35pm
6 min 4 sec ago

CHICAGO (AP) — AP source: Bulls plan to introduce Fred Hoiberg as coach.

June 1, 2015 - 10:34pm
6 min 4 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2723.540
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2725.5191
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2625.510
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2626.5002
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)2032...
June 1, 2015 - 10:24pm
6 min 4 sec ago

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lauren Haeger's three RBIs helped Florida beat Michigan 3-2 on Monday, moving the Gators within one win of a repeat Women's College World Series title.

Michigan (59-7) saw its 28-game win streak snapped. The teams will meet again Tuesday in the best-of-three championship series.

Haeger opened the scoring with a two-run homer in the bottom of the first inning, her third home run of the World Series. In her next at-bat, she doubled...

June 1, 2015 - 10:20pm
6 min 4 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his 5-year-old daughter Leah will receive the Jimmy V Perseverance honor at the ESPY Awards in July.

Leah was diagnosed last June with stage-4 neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer in young children. Still said last week that his daughter "hit a pretty serious complication" in the process of getting a stem cell transplant, with her liver affected by chemotherapy.

Still agreed to a...

June 1, 2015 - 10:15pm
6 min 4 sec ago

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey general manager Ray Shero has reached into his ties with the Pittsburgh Penguins to pick the Devils' next head coach, John Hynes, a person with knowledge of the hiring told The Associated Press on Monday night.

Shero has chosen the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach to run the once-proud team that has failed to make the playoffs the past three seasons.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not confirm...

June 1, 2015 - 10:07pm
6 min 4 sec ago

MIAMI (AP) — Jason Hammel had a career-high 11 strikeouts in 6 2-3 innings, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-1 Monday night.

With his start pushed back because of a cracked fingernail and a rainout, Hammel (4-2) pitched for the first time in eight days, and he seemed to benefit from the extra rest. He allowed one run, four hits and no walks, lowering his ERA to 2.82.

Hammel threw 117 pitches, his highest total since 2009. Two relievers...

June 1, 2015 - 9:44pm
6 min 4 sec ago

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have signed Brazilian midfielder Thomas Jaguaribe Bedinelli, who will be eligible to play immediately.

Seattle announced the signing of the 22-year-old on Monday; he goes simply by Thomas. The Sounders have already received his international paperwork, making him eligible to play for the club right away.

Thomas made 61 appearances in Brazil's professional leagues from 2011-15, including 19 for Flamengo in the...

June 1, 2015 - 9:41pm
6 min 4 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2723.540
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2725.5191
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2626.5002
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2525.5002
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)2032...
June 1, 2015 - 9:37pm
6 min 4 sec ago
North Division
WLPct.GB
Rochester (Twins)2723.540
Pawtucket (Red Sox)2725.5191
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)2626.5002
Buffalo (Blue Jays)2525.5002
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)2032...
June 1, 2015 - 9:32pm
6 min 4 sec ago

DALLAS (AP) — Virginia Commonwealth's Sean Thompson and Matt Lees held host Dallas Baptist to four hits in a 3-1 victory to take the Dallas regional championship on Monday.

VCU (39-23) advanced to a super regional against Miami or Columbia.

The Rams won three of four regional games, allowing only six runs.

Lees earned his third save, pitching 3 1/3 innings after relieving Thompson (6-3) in the sixth.

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