MIAMI (AP) — Bam Adebayo’s 13-foot jumper rattled in as time expired, and the Miami Heat defeated the Brooklyn Nets 109-107 on Sunday to snap a three-game slide. Read more
PHILADELPHIA — Bryce Harper started 212 of 222 games in his first two years with the Phillies and the first 13 games of this season. He swings hard and plays even harder. Dialing down the intensity isn’t in his DNA.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs made their 2021 “Sunday Night Baseball” debut against the Atlanta Braves, and the game was basically over before the opening cliche from ESPN analyst Alex Rodriguez.
NEW YORK (AP) — The last-place New York Yankees lost their fifth straight game as Yoshi Tsutsugo hit a tiebreaking double off Gerrit Cole in the seventh inning that lifted the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-2 win Sunday and a three-game sweep.
Like nearly all of the draft experts, even Trevor Lawrence believes it's all but a forgone conclusion that he will end up in Jacksonville as the No. 1 overall pick on April 29.
PHILADELPHIA — The Flyers, perhaps energized knowing they have a rare three-day break before their next game, dominated the first two periods Sunday at the Wells Fargo Center.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Leddy scored 2:23 into overtime and Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez scored two goals, Sacha Kljestan added another and the LA Galaxy rallied to beat Inter Miami 3-2 on Sunday in the season opener for both teams.
Even with the NBA’s trade deadline in the past, the Miami Heat has at least one more roster decision to make before the end of the season.
CHICAGO (AP) — Atlanta Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. left Sunday night's game against the Chicago Cubs after experiencing pain in his lower abdominal muscles.
MIAMI — He was their last hope on Sunday. Miami Marlins center fielder Starling Marte, who hit a go-ahead home run in Friday’s series opener against the San Francisco Giants and who manager Don Mattingly has praised as one of their most consistent players, stepped up to the plate in the bott…
GENEVA — A club-owned breakaway Super League in European soccer came closer to reality on Sunday.
Even before COVID-19 protocols forced four starters — second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Alvarez and catcher Martin Maldonado — and backup infielder Robel Garcia to the injured list just before the series, the 2021 version of the Houston Astros w…
SAN DIEGO — Eric Hosmer didn’t let the rare gift from the Dodgers go to waste.
MILWAUKEE — Colin Moran has developed into a legitimate and consistent power threat for the Pirates this season, his first since taking over for Josh Bell full-time at first base.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Buffalo Sabres, with their young legs, sure looked like a rested team Sunday afternoon. The Penguins, meanwhile, played as if they had stopped at an all-you-can-eat chicken wing buffet on the way to KeyBank Center.
The day after Pavel Buchnevich became the first Rangers player to score a hat trick on his birthday, Mika Zibanejad came up just as huge for the Rangers on his birthday. The now 28-year-old Zibanejad scored a power-play goal with three minutes left to break a tie and give the Rangers a despe…
The attrition came well before the moments of truth.
DENVER — The name of the game was efficiency as Marcus Stroman pitched to contact, induced ground balls and hurled eight one-run innings in his third start of the year.
Orioles left-hander John Means got back to his scoreless ways Sunday, but so did Texas Rangers right-hander Kyle Gibson as Baltimore missed a chance for a sweep, falling 1-0 in 10 innings.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — There’s still three games left in the current homestand. If Kansas City Royals All-Star catcher Salvador Perez’s assault on the Kauffman Stadium fountains continues, they’ll have to start handing out fishing nets called “Salvy Skimmers” to collect the baseballs he deposits…
MADRID (AP) — After seeing rivals gradually cut into its lead, Atlético Madrid finally got some breathing room at the top of the Spanish league on Sunday.
ANAHEIM, Calif. – Instead of playing amid 80-degree afternoon heat in Anaheim before jetting off to Oakland in time for Monday's series opener with the Athletics, the Twins saw hardly much sun at all.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nate Lowe singled with two outs and the bases loaded in the 10th inning, giving the Texas Rangers a 1-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday in a pitcher's duel between a pair of opening starters.
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BOSTON — Tim Anderson ignited the Chicago White Sox offense in the first game of Sunday’s split doubleheader, homering on Tanner Houck’s first pitch.
NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce had seen enough. Having made the New York Yankees' opening-day roster, he couldn't stomach his poor start to the season.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Shane Bieber kept up his record strikeout run, fanning 13 and pitching the Cleveland Indians past the Cincinnati Reds 6-3 on Sunday.