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Patrick Corbin gets 1st win of season, Nationals beat Red Sox 5-1

By BRENDAN McGAIR Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin allowed one run in five innings for his first victory of the season, Trey Lipscomb had a two-run single and the Washington Nationals beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. Corbin (1-3) allowed seven hits and a walk ...

Former U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem to retire at the end of the season

LONDON (AP) — Former U.S. Open champion Dominic Thiem plans to retire at the end of the year after struggling to return to his top form following a wrist injury. "I am going to finish my career with the end of this season," Thiem said Friday in a video posted on Instagram, calling it a "very ...

This one time, with a band question, Phillies fan sparks a ‘Sexy’ slogan

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — RJ Boyle's stream of Sunday's Philadelphia Phillies game lagged about a minute or so behind the live broadcast on ESPN. The delay isn't usually much of an issue — until the 26-year-old "big time" Phillies fan got a quick call from a ...

PGA CHAMPIONSHIP ’24: Facts and figures for the PGA at Valhalla

By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A brief look at the 106th PGA Championship: Dates: May 16-19 Site: Valhalla GC. Length: 7,609 yards. Par: 71. Field: 156 players (21 PGA professionals). Prize money: TBA ($17.5 million in 2023). Winner's share: TBA ($3.15 million in ...

Doncic scores 29 points as Mavericks top Thunder 119-110 to tie series at 1-1

By CLIFF BRUNT AP Sports Writer OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Luka Doncic limped around the court, often grimacing as he played through a sprained right knee and a bloodied left knee. His shooting stroke was unaffected. He had 29 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists to help the Dallas Mavericks ...