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John Silva
April 17, 2019 - 9:56 am
(Cromwell, Conn./WTIC) - Twelve-time PGA Tour winner Jason Day is the latest to commit to this year's Travelers Championship. The 31-year-old Aussie is currently ranked 13th in the Official World Golf Ranking. Day joins other highly ranked players to commit to this year's Travelers, including No. 3...
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Matt Dwyer
April 16, 2019 - 3:07 pm
By JAKE SEINER AP Sports Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have designated former top prospect Blake Swihart for assignment, shaking up their situation at catcher. The team announced the move before the opener of a two-game series against the New York Yankees. Catcher Sandy León has been...
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April 16, 2019 - 11:36 am
NEW YORK (AP) - The Yankees have placed first baseman Greg Bird on the 10-day injured list with a left plantar fascia tear, giving the team a dozen players on the shelf less than three weeks into the season. New York announced the move Tuesday, hours before opening a two-game series with the rival...
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AP
April 13, 2019 - 9:16 pm
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say a man crashed his SUV into a stranger's yard and then wandered in the house naked. Newtown Police say 35-year-old Joseph Achenbach, of Watertown, crashed his Ford Escape into the rear yard of a house while the homeowners were shopping Saturday morning...
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AP
April 07, 2019 - 7:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer got his first win, Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer and the Washington Nationals were helped by 12 walks in a 12-9 win over the New York Mets on Sunday. Scherzer (1-2) allowed four runs and eight hits in 6 1/3 innings with seven strikeouts, no walks and two hit...
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April 07, 2019 - 6:56 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Gary Sánchez and the New York Yankees spent much Sunday, the entire weekend really, admiring balls flying out of Camden Yards. Sánchez hit three of the Yankees' seven home runs, their most on the road in more than a half-century, and New York routed Baltimore 15-3 Sunday to...
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April 06, 2019 - 12:09 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) _ Arike Ogunbowale scored 23 points and led Notre Dame's rally from a nine-point deficit in the fourth quarter as the defending champion Irish beat UConn 81-76 Friday night to return to the title game. The Irish will face Baylor for the crown Sunday night, trying to become the...
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AP
April 04, 2019 - 2:39 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) _ Boston ended a long scoreless drought with a big swing from birthday boy Blake Swihart. Mookie Betts then helped the Red Sox snap a four-game losing streak with an even more important _ yet, strange _ hit. Manager Alex Cora is just thankful things finally broke the right way...
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Matt Dwyer
April 02, 2019 - 3:29 pm
By PAT EATON-ROBB AP Sports Writer STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma is a bit bemused by what seems like a renewed sense of enthusiasm in the Huskies fan base. Hundreds of supporters, some lined up three or four deep behind barriers, waited almost an hour outside Gampel Pavilion on...
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March 31, 2019 - 10:40 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson put UConn on her injured back and shot the Huskies into a record 12th straight Final Four. Samuelson scored 29 points and second-seeded UConn held off No. 1 Louisville 80-73 on Sunday in the Albany Regional Final. "She made some shots today that only really...
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