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A’s lefty Manaea pitches no-hitter vs streaking Red Sox

By GIDEON RUBIN, Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Manaea might've been the only person at the Oakland Coliseum who didn't realize he was still working on a no-hitter. After a dropped popup in the fifth inning, the Athletics lefty figured it was over. "I didn't even think about ...

LEADING OFF: Farquhar status, Yanks add top prospect Torres

By The Associated Press A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ FARQUHAR STATUS The Chicago White Sox will continue to monitor pitcher Danny Farquhar, who was hospitalized in stable but critical condition after suffering a brain hemorrhage. The reliever fell ill Friday night ...

76ers’ Simmons has triple-double vs. Heat; Pelicans advance

By The Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of the second round. The 76ers lead the Eastern ...

Lee bloodies, beats Barboza by TKO in UFC lightweight bout

By DAN GELSTON, AP Sports Writer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Lee missed weight but was on the mark with injecting himself back into the UFC lightweight title picture. Lee pounded Edson Barboza until blood streamed down his face and won a 155-pound bout when the fight was stopped via ...

Could Ohtani emergence open door for 2-way college players?

By ERIC OLSON, AP Sports Writer Louisville coach Dan McDonnell is going to bat for two-way college baseball players. Here's his pitch: With the hubbub over Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani, he said, the time has come for collegians excelling as pitchers and hitters to get more ...

Kipchoge wins 3rd London Marathon; Cheruiyot gets 1st title

LONDON (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge swept to a third London Marathon victory and Vivian Cheruiyot won the event for the first time as Kenyans triumphed in sweltering conditions on Sunday. The 33-year-old Kipchoge ran the 26.2-mile (42.2-kilometer) course in 2 hours, 4 minutes, 27 seconds to add to ...

Ex-Indians slugger Napoli to have season-ending knee surgery

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Indians slugger Mike Napoli will have season-ending knee surgery after getting hurt in the minors. Napoli tore his right anterior cruciate ligament this week while playing for Triple-A Columbus. He will have the operation once the swelling goes down, and the Indians ...

Bogdanovic leads Pacers past Cavs in Game 3

By Michael Marot AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night for a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. Cleveland was 39-0 during ...

OF Trayce Thompson returns to White Sox; 4th team this year

By Jay Cohen AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Trayce Thompson’s fourth team in 3 1/2 weeks was a familiar one for the athletic outfielder. Thompson joined the Chicago White Sox on Friday after he was acquired in a trade with Oakland, returning to the ballclub that selected him in the ...

Confident Pacers eager to protect home court against Cavs

By MICHAEL MAROT, AP Sports Writer INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Pacers look loose and sound confident. They were laughing, smiling and joking around at practice Thursday as turned to a new task — protecting their home court this weekend against LeBron James. Sure, his sensational ...