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Gomes, McAllister lead Indians past Tigers 3-2

DETROIT (AP) – Yan Gomes hit a two-run triple, Zach McAllister allowed a run and four hits in six innings and the Cleveland Indians held on for a 3-2 win over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. McAllister (2-0) walked two and struck out four and John Axford pitched the ninth for his fifth save for More >

Burke’s 32 lift Jazz over Wolves in the finale

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Trey Burke scored a career-high 32 points to go with nine assists and seven rebounds and the Jazz avoided the worst record since moving to Utah 35 years ago with a 136-130 double overtime victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves in the season finale Wednesday night. Gordon Hayward had 23 points, 10 rebounds and More >

Bradley leads Red Sox past White Sox in 14 innings

CHICAGO (AP) – Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a two-run double off Chicago infielder Leury Garcia in the top of the 14th inning and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the White Sox 6-4 in a game that lasted 5 hours and 17 minutes Wednesday night. With the score tied at 4 after 13 innings, the White Sox More >

Wojo hopes underclassmen will stick with Marquette

MILWAUKEE (AP) – New Marquette basketball coach Steve Wojciechowski says he thinks the underclassmen that he inherited will all stay with the program. Wojciechowski spoke to reporters Tuesday night before a team banquet. He says he told players he wanted to develop a relationship, and to see where it led. The former Duke assistant says it’s More >

Backup QB Matt Flynn returns to Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – The Packers have reached a deal to bring back backup quarterback Matt Flynn, who stabilized the position after starter Aaron Rodgers went down with a collarbone injury last season. Flynn’s agent, Bill Johnson, confirmed the two sides had agreed to terms. Details were not announced. Flynn threw for 1,146 yards with seven More >

Hawks wrap up regular season, beat Bucks 111-103

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mike Scott scored 17 points and the Atlanta Hawks ended the regular season with a 111-103 win Wednesday over the Bucks, hours after Milwaukee owner Herb Kohl announced he was selling his team. Mike Muscala added 15 for the Hawks, who rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half. Atlanta is locked into More >

Metrodome demolition reaches completion early

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The Metrodome is no more. Project leaders for the new Minnesota Vikings stadium says the demolition of the team’s old home was formally completed Thursday. The final remnants were being trucked away a month ahead of schedule. The building was razed to make way for a nearly $1 billion stadium scheduled to open in More >

Tanaka cools Cubs’ bats in Yankees’ 3-0 win

NEW YORK (AP) – Masahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings on a frigid Monday, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game and New York welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the current Yankee Stadium with a 3-0 victory in the opener of Monday’s day-night doubleheader. The 25-year-old Japanese right-hander struck out More >

Bucks owner Herb Kohl reaches deal to sell team

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Bucks owner Herb Kohl has reached a deal to sell the franchise to New York investment firm executives Marc Lasry and Wesley Edens. Kohl announced the deal Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bradley Center hours before the team was to play its final game of a dismal season. With the worst record in More >

Peralta helps Brewers beat Cards 5-1 and stop skid

MILWAUKEE (AP) – Wily Peralta allowed one run in 6 1-3 innings and the Milwaukee Brewers turned two errors into four unearned runs Wednesday in a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Cardinals that ended a two-game losing streak. Milwaukee, which came into the series with a nine-game winning streak, salvaged the finale of the three-game More >