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Kingsford trio playing in all-star softball game

NATIONAL MINE — The spotlight softball seniors in the U.P. will get another chance to swing their bats at this year’s U.P. All-Star game at 5 p.m. Wednesday, June 29, at Westwood’s field in Tilden Township. One 10-inning game will be played, and will feature 22 players from 11 different ...

AP source: Knicks dealing Burks, Noel to Pistons

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks are trading Nerlens Noel and Alec Burks to the Detroit Pistons, a person with knowledge of the details said Tuesday, moves that free up nearly $20 million more for free agency. Having already agreed to send Kemba Walker to the Pistons on draft night, the ...

Bucks’ pick overcomes adversity to reach NBA

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There was a stretch of homelessness while growing up. A constant shifting from one high school to another. The cancellation of an NBA draft training program due to the pandemic. A year proving himself with a G League developmental team. MarJon Beauchamp’s journey to the ...

Woodruff fans 10, Brewers beat Rays 5-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck out 10 over five innings in his return from the injured list, Andrew McCutchen and Luis Urias homered during a four-run sixth, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Tuesday night. Woodruff, who hurt his right ankle on ...

Yastrzemski’s bat, glove help Giants hold off Tigers 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run single and made a beautiful catch in the outfield on Miguel Cabrera's sharp liner, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Giants lefty Carlos Rodon (7-4) allowed one run and seven hits in six innings ...