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Texas Tech’s top 4 produce in 10-4 win over Louisville

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Josh Jung hit a two-run homer as each of the top four batters in Texas Tech's lineup had two RBIs in a 10-4 win over Louisville on Saturday night in the NCAA Lubbock Regional. Jung's 12th homer put the Red Raiders (41-17) up 10-2 in the seventh. They are one win from ...

Crew score 3 late goals, salvage 3-3 draw with Toronto FC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federico Higuain converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to cap a thrilling comeback by Columbus to rally from a 3-0 deficit to earn a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Higuain drove a corner kick to the center of the box and Gyasi Zardes leaped high to ...

Warriors await word on top defender Iguodala as LeBron looms

By JANIE McCAULEY, AP Sports Writer OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson sat on the floor in the middle of his teammates and pointed to his "2018 NBA FINALS" hat during a locker-room photo. An important face was missing from the moment: Andre Iguodala. In a postseason defined by ...

Descalso, Godley send Diamondbacks over Reds 5-2

By JOHN MARSHALL, AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks bashed the ball around the yard in their series opener against Cincinnati. The hits were much harder to come by Tuesday night, but the ones they had were impactful — none more so than Daniel Descalso's first-inning ...

Indians rally for wild 10-9 win over Astros

By STEVE HERRICK, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Greg Allen had one thought as he saw his teammates waiting for him at home plate. "Just don't get too roughed up in there," he said. "It's something I'll remember forever. It's all still sinking in. It's pretty special." Allen homered on ...

Gonzalez goes third deck off Harvey, Rockies beat Reds 8-2

By BRENT W. NEW, Associated Press DENVER (AP) — For one game at least, Carlos Gonzalez was his old self again. The slumping slugger had a season-high four hits, including a third-deck homer off Matt Harvey, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Cincinnati Reds 8-2 on Sunday. It was Gonzalez's ...

Melia’s PK stop helps Sporting KC to 0-0 tie with Crew

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tim Melia had his sixth shutout of the season, including a diving save on a penalty kick, in Sporting Kansas City's 0-0 tie with the Columbus Crew on Sunday night. Melia, the 2017 MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, finished three saves. After he was called for a foul ...

Another NBA Finals brings another huge challenge for LeBron

By BRIAN MAHONEY, AP Basketball Writer BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James will get a couple days to catch his breath, then make his annual June journey to Golden State or down to Houston to face a team far better than his. His eighth straight NBA Finals sets up as one of his most difficult, flanked ...

LeBron’s 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

By JIMMY GOLEN, AP Sports Writer BOSTON (AP) — With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not sit out. He would not say goodbye to Cleveland again — not yet, anyway. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals. The four-time league MVP scored 35 ...

Alarmed: LeBron, Cavs facing win-or-else Game 6 vs Celtics

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers coach Tyronn Lue was answering a question about Boston's defense on LeBron James during a teleconference when he tripped the security system at his home. A piercing alarm sounded. "Uh-oh," Lue said Thursday as he punched in a code ...