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May 1, 2016 - 11:32pm
6 min 44 sec ago

BOSTON (AP) — Christian Vazquez hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster to break a seventh-inning tie Sunday night, sending the Boston Red Sox to an 8-7 victory over the New York Yankees and a three-game sweep of their archrivals.

Dustin Pedroia and Xander Bogaerts each had three hits and Travis Shaw homered for Boston, which has won seven of eight to move into first place in the AL East.

Alex Rodriguez homered for the third time in four games and...

May 1, 2016 - 11:19pm
6 min 44 sec ago

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Yu Darvish threw 18 of 32 pitches for strikes in a rehab start Sunday, the first game for the Texas Rangers ace since Tommy John surgery more than 13 months ago.

Darvish worked two scoreless innings with two strikeouts and one walk for Double-A Frisco against Corpus Christi, an affiliate of the Houston Astros.

The right-hander from Japan said he was happy with the outing and being able to pitch two healthy innings. He was right...

May 1, 2016 - 10:48pm
6 min 44 sec ago

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Joe Pavelski scored the tiebreaking goal with 2:40 left in regulation and Martin Jones stopped 37 shots to lead the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Nashville Predators on Sunday night and a 2-0 lead in their second-round playoff series.

Logan Couture added a power-play goal and Joe Thornton scored an empty-netter to put the Sharks in control as the series shifts to Nashville for Game 3 on Tuesday night.

Mattias...

May 1, 2016 - 10:43pm
6 min 44 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7)
(x-if necessary)
Wednesday, April 13

Tampa Bay 3, Detroit 2

Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Rangers 2

St. Louis 1, Chicago 0, OT

Thursday, April 14

Washington 2, Philadelphia 0

N...

May 1, 2016 - 10:43pm
6 min 44 sec ago
All Times EDT
FIRST ROUND
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
EASTERN CONFERENCE
N.Y. Islanders 4, Florida 2

Thursday, April 14: N.Y. Islanders 5, Florida 4

Friday, April 15: Florida 3, N.Y. Islanders 1

Sunday, April 17: N.Y. Islanders 4, Florida 3, OT

Wednesday, April 20: Florida 2, N.Y. Islanders 1...

May 1, 2016 - 10:42pm
6 min 44 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 30 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 15 rebounds and 10 points and the Toronto Raptors beat the Indiana Pacers 89-84 on Sunday night in Game 7 of the first-round playoff series to advance to face Miami in the conference semifinals.

Game 1 is Tuesday night in Toronto.

Rookie Norman Powell added 13 points, Kyle Lowry had 11 points and nine assists, and Patrick Patterson had 11 pointed to help Toronto win a seven-game...

May 1, 2016 - 10:39pm
6 min 44 sec ago
All Times EDT
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
FIRST ROUND
EASTERN CONFERENCE
Cleveland 4, Detroit 0

Sunday, April 17: Cleveland 106, Detroit 101

Wednesday, April 20: Cleveland 107, Detroit 90

Friday, April 22: Cleveland 101, Detroit 91

Sunday, April 24: Cleveland 100, Detroit 98...

May 1, 2016 - 10:39pm
6 min 44 sec ago
All Times EDT
(Best-of-7; x-if necessary)
FIRST ROUND
Saturday, April 16

Indiana 100, Toronto 90

Golden State 104, Houston 78

Atlanta 102, Boston 101

Oklahoma City 108, Dallas 70

Sunday, April 17

Cleveland 106, Detroit...

May 1, 2016 - 10:37pm
6 min 44 sec ago

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Giovani dos Santos scored to help the Los Angeles Galaxy tie Sporting Kansas City 1-1 and extend its unbeaten streak to six games Sunday night.

Dos Santos slipped behind the Sporting defense on the counterattack and chipped the ball, high over the head of hard-charging goalkeeper Tim Melia in the 42nd minute. It was the Galaxy's only shot on goal in the first half.

Ashley Cole received two yellow cards in a minute, leaving...

May 1, 2016 - 10:18pm
6 min 44 sec ago
All Times EDT
EASTERN CONFERENCE
WLTPtsGFGA
Montreal432141311
Philadelphia43113118
Toronto FC3321197
Orlando City22410...
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