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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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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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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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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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March 26, 2019 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) - A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom and the New York Mets have agreed to a $137.5 million, five-year contract. The deal guarantees an additional $120.5 million over four seasons. The person spoke on condition...
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March 24, 2019 - 9:53 pm
STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as UConn held off 10th seeded Buffalo 84-72 on Sunday night to move into the Sweet 16 for a 26th consecutive season. Katie Lou Samuelson and freshman Christyn Williams each added 17 points for the No. 2 seed Huskies (33-...
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March 24, 2019 - 9:46 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski says he is retiring from the NFL after nine seasons. Gronkowski announced his decision via a post on Instagram Sunday, saying that a few months shy of his 30th birthday "it's time to move forward and move forward with a big smile." "It all started at...
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