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Baltimore Downs Cleveland

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Dylan Bundy kept Cleveland’s lineup in check — and in the ballpark — for 5 2/3 innings and Jonathan Villar hit a three-run homer as Baltimore ended a three-game slide with a 5-1 victory over Cleveland on Friday. Bundy (2-5) didn’t allow an earned run on three hits. ...

Bucks Top Raptors

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 30 points and 17 rebounds, Ersan Ilyasova came off the bench to add 17 points and the Milwaukee Bucks never trailed on the way to beating the Toronto Raptors 125-103 on Friday night and taking a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference ...

Blues Even Series

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ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Binnington made 29 saves to set a franchise record with his 10th playoff win this postseason and the St. Louis Blues edged the San Jose Sharks 2-1 on Friday night to even the Western Conference final at two games apiece. Tyler Bozak and Ivan Barbashev scored in the ...

Wheeling Park Softball Is State Bound

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WHEELING — With a berth in the West Virginia state softball tournament on the line in Game 3 of the regional series, Wheeling Park relied on a bloop, a blast and getting outs in key situations as the difference makers Thursday afternoon against Morgantown. Lauren Fox’s two-run bloop ...

Philo Outslugs Steubenville

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LORE CITY — The deepest postseason run in Big Red softball history came to a tough ending on Thursday. Gus DiMarzio’s club, making its first district final appearance, committed six errors and did not get the timely hits that had become the norm, falling to a red-hot Philo team, 15-2, in ...

Martins Ferry Softball Falls In District Final

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CAMBRIDGE — Sometimes, the other team is just good. Or, in Garaway’s case, very good. The Pirates staged a hitting clinic in their Ohio Division III East 2 district final against Martins Ferry on Thursday and didn’t bring the curtain down on it until the last Purple Rider batter was ...

Wheeling Central Lacrosse Gearing Up for W.Va. Title

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WHEELING — The Wheeling Central lacrosse team has grown by leaps and bounds this season but there is still work to be done. The young Maroon Knights have one more test in front of them — a state championship. Central will travel to Shawnee Park near Charleston at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday ...

Koepka Off to Record-Setting Start

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FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Three majors in two years, and Brooks Koepka can still feel as though he has something to prove. He delivered again on golf’s biggest stage. And this time, Tiger Woods was along for the ride. Koepka beat up on brawny Bethpage Black for a record-setting start to his ...

Kipnis, Indians Double Up O’s

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as Cleveland hammered Baltimore 14-7 in Thursday’s opener of a four-game series. Kipnis hit a solo shot in the first inning, a three-run homer in the fourth off reliever Gabriel Ynoa (0-1) and was credited ...

Bruins Sweep Their Way To Stanley Cup Final

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Boston’s top line kept finding ways to score, especially on the power play. With a chance to clinch another series, Tuukka Rask was perfect — again. Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern ...

Warriors Rally Past Trail Blazers

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 37 points, and the Golden State Warriors rallied from a 15-point halftime deficit before holding off the Portland Trail Blazers for a 114-111 win Thursday night and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. CJ McCollum missed a driving jumper ...

Wheeling Central Maroon Knights Are Regional Bound in Baseball

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WHEELING — The weather finally cooperated but Wheeling Central still brought the thunder and even some two out lightning to the plate on Wednesday. The Maroon Knights scored eight runs in the first two innings en route to an 11-3 triumph over Cameron in the decisive Game 3 of the Class A ...

Wheeling Park Falls to Morgantown; Will Play in Decisive Game 3

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MORGANTOWN — Seasons for both the Morgantown and Wheeling Park softball team have been defined by trying to limit mistakes in the field, and that trend carried over into the Class A Region One tournament between the Mohigans and Patriots. In Game 1 on Tuesday, in was Morgantown that ...

Diamondbacks Secure Victory Against Pirates

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PHOENIX — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh ...

PREP ROUNDUP: Magnolia’s Season Comes to an End in Baseball

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ELLENBORO — Magnoliaís season came to an end in baseball as it fell to Ritchie County 2-0 in the West Virginia Class A Region One, Section Two championship game. The Rebels scored all 10 of their runs in the second and third inning en route to a victory. Ritchie County will face off ...