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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge smiles after coming into the baseball game in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays Friday, Sept.14, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
September 14, 2018 - 9:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge took another step in his return from a broken right wrist when he played right field for a couple of innings Friday night. The Yankees activated him from the disabled list before the game against Toronto. The team said he is limited for now to defense and...
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In this Jan. 20, 2018 photo, Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg plays against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. A degenerative back issue is causing the 37-year-old Zetterberg to stop playing it after it was announced Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at training camp. Zetterberg is not going to officially retire, of course; that would mean forfeiting the remaining $5.35M owed to him through the 2020-21 season. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 14, 2018 - 5:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Henrik Zetterberg knew something wasn't right with his back last January when he stopped practicing. Despite the aches and pains, he did not miss a game all season for the Detroit Red Wings. When Zetterberg laced up his skates for the final game of the regular season, he thought that...
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Borna Coric of Croatia celebrates after winning the second set as he plays against Steve Johnson of the United States during a Davis Cup semifinal singles tennis match between Croatia and the United States in Zadar, Croatia, Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 14, 2018 - 6:39 am
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Borna Coric pulled off a through-the-legs lob shot winner that drew bows from the crowd en route to giving Croatia a 1-0 lead over the United States in the Davis Cup semifinals Friday. Early in the third set of a 6-4, 7-6 (4), 6-3 victory over Steve Johnson, Coric ran down a...
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New York Mets' Todd Frazier follows through on a walkoff home run during the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 13, 2018 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto drove in three runs, Jason Vargas pitched six effective innings and the Mets downed the Miami Marlins 5-2 on Thursday night to sweep a doubleheader. Conforto clubbed a hard-hit double in front of the visitors' bullpen in right-center field in the fifth inning,...
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Chicago Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo (44) looks at manager Joe Maddon, left, as Maddon claps for the team at the start of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at Nationals Park in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
September 13, 2018 - 8:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs got nearly everything they wanted out of their day trip to Washington to face the Nationals, and Javier Baez was in the middle of nearly all of it. Reliever Pedro Strop's hamstring injury while running the bases was a notable exception. Baez delivered the go-ahead...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2017, file photo, Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson (65) celebrates after scoring a goal against the Arizona Coyotes during the third period during an NHL hockey game in Glendale, Ariz. The San Jose Sharks have acquired two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman Erik Karlsson from the Senators, the teams announced Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. ( AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
September 13, 2018 - 7:42 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — General manager Doug Wilson began the offseason by making a run to add John Tavares to the San Jose Sharks. When that move failed and Tavares signed with Toronto, Wilson stood pat instead of rushing into a lesser move. Patience paid off on the eve of the start of training...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, right, holds up the Stanley Cup during a victory rally in Washington. The celebrating is over for now for the Capitals after partying as hard as any champion in NHL history. When they get the ice for the first practices of training camp Friday, they’re just one of 31 teams again but bear the burden of trying to move past the first victory summer for almost every player on the roster.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
September 13, 2018 - 3:59 pm
When Alex Ovechkin embraced Josh Norman in a meeting of two of Washington's biggest sports stars, the Redskins cornerback had a question for the Capitals' Stanley Cup-winning captain. "You still celebrating?" Norman asked. "We're done," Ovechkin said. "We're done for right now." The Capitals seemed...
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September 13, 2018 - 1:13 pm
EVIAN-LES-BAINS, France (AP) — Aiming to stylishly cap a rookie season that Hurricane Maria almost denied her, Maria Torres shared the first-round lead on 6 under at the final women's golf major Thursday. Torres, the first Puerto Rican player to get an LPGA Tour card, went birdie-birdie-eagle from...
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Former NHL hockey player Wayne Gretzky speaks during a promotional event for the Beijing Kunlun Red Star hockey team in his role as global ambassador for the team, part of the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League, in Beijing, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Gretzky says the NHL should again allow its players to compete in the Winter Olympics because sending the world's top hockey players is "always much better for everyone." (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
September 13, 2018 - 3:41 am
BEIJING (AP) — Wayne Gretzky says the NHL should again allow its players to compete in the Winter Olympics because sending the world's top ice hockey players is "always much better for everyone." Speaking to The Associated Press on Thursday, the National Hockey League's all-time leading scorer said...
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Colorado Rockies' DJ LeMahieu follows the flight of his two-run, walkoff home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Yoshihisa Hirano in the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Denver. The Rockies won 5-4. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 13, 2018 - 2:14 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: GETAWAY DAY With both teams chasing an NL West title, the Diamondbacks and Rockies wrap up their pivotal four-game series. Colorado leads the division by 1½ games over the Dodgers, while Arizona is 3½ back. Clay Buchholz (7-2, 2.01 ERA) makes...
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