May 19, 2017 RSS feed / State/National Sports

Rua homer leads Rangers to 8-4 win over Phillies

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ryan Rua hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning and the Texas Rangers stretched their MLB-best winning streak to nine games with an 8-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday.  More...

Moore gets help in Lynx victory

NEW YORK (AP) — Maya Moore’s life becomes a lot easier on offense when her Minnesota teammates are all scoring.  Moore scored 16 points to lead the balanced Lynx to a 90-71 victory over New York on Thursday night. More...

McCarron shares Legends lead

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Steelers cut Green, Warren

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers released tight end Ladarius Green and long snapper Greg Warren on Thursday after both failed physicals.  While Warren’s departure became imminent after the Steelers made the unusual move of s More...

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Preakness favorites side-by-side

BALTIMORE (AP) — The two best horses in the Preakness will be eyeball to eyeball coming out of the starting gate. There’s no avoiding each other for Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming and rival Classic Empire.  More...

Ducks even series with 3-2 OT win

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Corey Perry just keeps finding the net in overtime this postseason, and his third goal in extra time helped the Ducks tie the Western Conference finals at 2-2.  More...

Hahn, Barnes lead by three

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brooks Koepka leaned in for a closer look at his ball buried in deep rough when a critter he couldn’t identify caused him to jump back with a bit of a startled look.  More...

Lexi Thompson shoots opening 65

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and finished with a 6-under 65 on Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Kingsmill Championship.  More...

MLB on Facebook

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball fans can like their team’s games with a click starting Friday.  Major League Baseball announced Facebook will carry a live game nationally each Friday starting with Colorado at Cincinnati this week. More...

Baseball getting slower

NEW YORK (AP) — Acknowledging that games have gotten even slower this season, Commissioner Rob Manfred says MLB with will meet with players in an attempt to find a solution.  The average time of a nineinning game is a record 3 hours, 5 min More...

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