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May 6, 2016 - 7:11pm
3 min 47 sec ago

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Trevon Boykin and Vernon Adams are getting a chance this weekend to pull off their best Russell Wilson impersonation.

Their similarities to Seattle's starting quarterback are a big reason why both are part of the Seahawks rookie minicamp that started Friday.

Backup quarterback is one of the big remaining questions for Seattle this offseason. Veteran Tarvaris Jackson has served as Wilson's backup for the past three seasons, but is...

May 6, 2016 - 7:08pm
3 min 46 sec ago

TORONTO (AP) — Dallas forward Jamie Benn, Washington goalie Braden Holtby and Chicago forward Patrick Kane are the finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award as the NHL's most outstanding player.

The award is the only NHL honor determined by the players themselves. They voted at end of the regular season and the three top three were designated as finalists Friday. The winner will be announced June 22 during the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.

Benn had a career-...

May 6, 2016 - 7:01pm
3 min 46 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
North Division
WLPct.GB
Syracuse (Nationals)1610.615
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees)1513.5362
Lehigh Valley (Phillies)1313.5003
Pawtucket (Red Sox)1313.500...
May 6, 2016 - 7:00pm
3 min 46 sec ago
At A Glance
All Times EDT
Eastern Division
WLPct.GB
Hartford (Rockies)206.769
Reading (Phillies)1710.630
Trenton (Yankees)1411.560
Binghamton (Mets)1311.5426
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May 6, 2016 - 6:44pm
3 min 46 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Friday night's game between the Baltimore Orioles and Oakland Athletics has been postponed by rain.

The game will be made up as part of a split doubleheader on Saturday. The makeup will be played at 1:05 p.m., followed by the regularly scheduled 7:05 p.m. game.

This is Oakland's only visit to Baltimore this season.

The rainout will give Oakland outfielder Coco Crisp an additional day to recover from a heel injury...

May 6, 2016 - 6:42pm
3 min 46 sec ago

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a multi-year extension for tight end Delanie Walker going into the final season of his current contract.

The Titans announced the deal Friday. The length of the deal was not immediately available.

General manager Jon Robinson said in a statement they were excited to get the deal done with Walker an integral part of the Titans' offense.

Walker spent the first...

May 6, 2016 - 6:32pm
3 min 46 sec ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Cathryn Sophia took charge entering the stretch and rolled to victory Friday in the 142nd Kentucky Oaks Friday at Churchill Downs.

After running third last month in the Ashland at Keeneland, she got a good start along with favorite Rachel's Valentina and stayed in the mix in the $1 million showcase for 3-year-old fillies. Cathryn Sophia found her opening at the top of the stretch, overtook the fading Lewis Bay and pulled away in the final furlong...

May 6, 2016 - 6:29pm
3 min 46 sec ago

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Two-time NL Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum looked sharp in a 41-pitch showcase in front of scouts from nearly every major league club.

Throwing Friday at Scottsdale Stadium, Lincecum threw a mix of pitches in two sessions, consistently hitting 88 to 91 mph with his fastball.

Once one of baseball's most dominant pitchers, the right-hander has fallen off in recent years as he's dealt with hip issues.

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May 6, 2016 - 6:25pm
3 min 46 sec ago

THE WOODLANDS, Texas (AP) — John Daly shot a 2-under 70 on Friday in his PGA Tour Champions debut, leaving him four strokes behind leader Mike Goodes in the Insperity Invitational.

Daly had four birdies and two bogeys at The Woodlands Country Club, playing alongside friend Fuzzy Zoeller and Peter Jacobsen. The two-time major champion was tied for 12th. He turned 50 on April 28.

Daly parred the first six holes, bogeyed the par-4 seventh and rebounded...

May 6, 2016 - 6:22pm
3 min 46 sec ago

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-hander Vin Mazzaro was designated for assignment by the San Francisco Giants before their game against the Colorado Rockies on Friday night.

Mazzaro was knocked around for nine runs — seven earned — in Colorado's 13-run fifth inning Thursday night. He retired one batter.

Right-hander Albert Suarez, 1-2 with a 2.88 ERA in five games with Triple-A Sacramento, had his contract purchased and will be looking to make his major...

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