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Reds’ Miley hurls no-hitter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wade Miley pitched baseball's second no-hitter in three days — and fourth already this season — leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win Friday night over the Cleveland Indians, who were no-hit for the second time in a month. Miley (4-2) relied on breaking pitches and ...

Candelario homers as Tigers beat Red Sox 6-5 in 10 innings

BOSTON (AP) — Jeimer Candelario hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the Detroit Tigers held off the Boston Red Sox for a 6-5 victory on Wednesday night. Robbie Grossman began the Detroit 10th on second and advanced to third on Jonathan Schoop's leadoff single. ...

Antetokounmpo’s 49 points pace Milwaukee past Brooklyn, 117-112

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo played how he wants to play, and it was enough to overcome a terrific effort by Kevin Durant. Antetokounmpo scored 49 points and Khris Middleton had 26 points and 11 rebounds, leading the Milwaukee Bucks to a 117-114 victory over Durant and the Nets on ...

Dodgers hammer National League leading Brewers, 16-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A.J. Pollock and Matt Beaty took out their frustrations on the Milwaukee Brewers’ injury-riddled pitching staff and made franchise history for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Pollock drove in eight runs and Matt Beatty drove in seven, with both players hitting early grand slams ...

Shaw, Lauer lead Brewers past Bauer, Dodgers 2-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Travis Shaw hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning off Trevor Bauer, Eric Lauer won in his first start of the season and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Thursday night. It was the first meeting of the two teams since the first round of last ...

Brewers slip past Miami, 5-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Adrian Houser pitched effectively into the sixth inning and hit his first career home run, leading the Milwaukee Brewers over the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Tuesday night. Houser began the day 2 for 28 (.071) with 21 strikeouts in his career at the plate. With two outs and no one ...

Packers committed to Rodgers

Green Bay Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst says the team remains committed to quarterback Aaron Rodgers “for the foreseeable future” one year after trading up in the first round to draft the three-time MVP’s potential successor. “Aaron’s our guy,” Gutekunst said Monday in ...

Pistons turn back Hawks, 100-86

DETROIT (AP) — Jerami Grant and Frank Jackson scored 18 points apiece to lift the Detroit Pistons to a 100-86 victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday night. The Hawks shot just 39% from the field and 4 of 27 from 3-point range. It was their lowest-scoring game of the season. There was ...

Royals own best AL record, sweep 4 games from Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — These plucky Kansas City Royals are just full of surprises. Jarrod Dyson doubled and scored the go-ahead run in the fifth inning and the Royals bullpen preserved another lead, holding off the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Monday to complete a four-game sweep on the road for the first ...

This Day in Baseball

April 27 1909 — The Chicago White Sox win their third straight 1-0 game over St. Louis in three days. 1918 — The Brooklyn Dodgers finally win after a major league record 0-9 start, with a 5-3 victory over the New York Giants in the opening game of a doubleheader. 1929 — Brooklyn ...

Woodruff, Brewers blank Arrieta, Cubs 6-0

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers played three series against the Chicago Cubs in April, and won each one. Not bad at all. “We’ve done our jobs,” manager Craig Counsell said. Brandon Woodruff outdueled Jake Arrieta with six dominant innings, and the NL Central-leading Brewers ...

Keselowski claims 6th win at Talladega with overtime pass

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) — Brad Keselowski did it exactly right this time and finally got that last-lap victory, winning in overtime Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Keselowski is the ninth driver to win through 10 NASCAR Cup races this season and avenged the embarrassing Team Penske gaffe ...

Royals blank slumping Tigers, 4-0

DETROIT (AP) — Danny Duffy pitched five scoreless innings, and the Kansas City Royals kept Detroit’s offense quiet again in a 4-0 victory over the Tigers on Sunday. A day after the Royals prevailed 2-1 in a game that took 2 hours, 10 minutes, Duffy (3-1) allowed four hits while striking ...

Central Michigan QB shot off campus

CHICAGO (AP) — An off-campus shooting left two Central Michigan University students, including quarterback John Keller, hospitalized Sunday for gunshot wounds. Officers with the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched just before 1 a.m. Saturday to an apartment complex near the ...

Herta takes IndyCar race at St. Pete

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Colton Herta went a solid eight years ignoring any advice about racing cars that came from his father, an actual professional driver. Sunday on the downtown streets of St. Petersburg, in their very first race working together, Herta was listening. He followed ...

Flivvers softball falls to Braves

GLADSTONE — With blustery winds bearing down on the field and approaching sub-40 degree temperatures, the Gladstone softball team kept itself warm with two wins (9-7, 14-5) over Kingsford for its home opener Thursday. In the nightcap, the Braves used a big fourth inning to pull ahead of the ...

Snow postpones Tigers-Pirates

DETROIT (AP) — Tuesday night’s game between the Detroit Tigers and Pittsburgh Pirates was been postponed because of inclement weather. The game was called about two hours before the scheduled first pitch on a snowy day in the Detroit area. The teams will try to play a doubleheader today, ...

Stars beat Red Wings, 5-2

DALLAS (AP) — Rookie Jason Robertson had a goal and an assist in the first period and the Dallas Stars beat Detroit 5-2 on Tuesday night to sweep back-to-back games against the Red Wings and extend their winning streak to four games. Joe Pavelski, Tanner Kero, Blake Comeau and Jamie ...

The Tokyo Olympics will go on, but in name only

In 1964, less than two decades removed from World War II, Japan used the Summer Olympics to showcase its astonishing recovery from a horrific defeat. It was an undeniable triumph for the host nation. This time, the Tokyo Games will be a multibillion-dollar test of survival in the midst of a ...

Woodruff, 3 Milwaukee solo HR’s, help Brewers beat Musgrove, Padres 3-1

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Woodruff and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Luis Urias homered in his return to Petco Park before leaving with an injury as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres 3-1 Monday night. Billy McKinney also homered off Musgrove ...