WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —President Donald Trump says he’s considering “a Full Pardon!” for boxing’s first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white The post WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Trump considering full pardon for late boxer Jack…

CHICAGO | White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game

CHICAGO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during a game and is in stable but critical condition. Farquhar passed out in the dugout in the sixth inning The post CHICAGO | White Sox reliever suffers brain hemorrhage during game appeared first on…

LONDON | Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

LONDON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — A third cup final with Manchester United for Jose Mourinho. More FA Cup semifinal misery for Tottenham. While Mauricio Pochettino wins admiration for his style of football, the The post LONDON | Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final…

BERLIN | Sancho stars for Dortmund, Hamburg gains hope in Bundesliga

BERLIN | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Jadon Sancho starred as Borussia Dortmund took a great stride toward Champions League qualification by thrashing Bayer Leverkusen 4-0 on Saturday. The English forward scored one goal – The post BERLIN | Sancho stars for Dortmund, Hamburg gains hope in Bundesliga appeared first…

MONACO | Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final

MONACO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Rafael Nadal’s priority after reaching his 12th Monte Carlo Masters final was to whip out his phone and frantically text coach Carlos Moya. Despite a comfortable 6-4, 6-1 win The post MONACO | Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final appeared first…

LONDON | Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs Spurs

LONDON | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final after beating Tottenham 2-1 on Saturday. Herrera The post LONDON | Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs…

MONACO | Marseille crushes Lille 5-1 to keep pressure on Monaco

MONACO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Marseille crushed Lille 5-1 on Saturday to stay level with Lyon in the chase for second in the French league and an automatic Champions League spot. They were one The post MONACO | Marseille crushes Lille 5-1 to keep pressure on Monaco appeared first…

AMSTERDAM | Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’

AMSTERDAM | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Amnesty International gave former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick its Ambassador of Conscience Award on Saturday for his kneeling protest of racial injustice that launched a sports movement and might The post AMSTERDAM | Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries ‘lawful lynching’ appeared first on STL.News.

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: France and US 1-1 in semifinals

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Kristina Mladenovic rallied to beat CoCo Vandeweghe 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 and draw France level with defending champion United States in their Fed Cup semifinal on Saturday. The 20th-ranked The post AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: France and US 1-1 in semifinals appeared first…

MILAN | Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL

MILAN | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Roma saw off relegation-threatened Spal 3-0 in Serie A on Saturday and stayed confident for the trip to Liverpool for the first leg of the Champions League semifinals. Spal The post MILAN | Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL appeared…

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: US leads France 1-0 in semifinals

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Sloane Stephens fought hard to beat Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (3), 7-5 and give defending champion United States a 1-0 lead against France in the Fed Cup semifinals on The post AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France | Fed Cup: US leads France 1-0 in semifinals appeared first…

NEW YORK | Heat’s Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid’s mask

NEW YORK | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Miami’s Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid’s facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. Winslow intentionally The post NEW YORK | Heat’s Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid’s mask appeared…

MONACO | Nadal beats Dimitrov, 1 win from record 31st Masters title

MONACO | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  Rafael Nadal remains on course for a record 31st Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the Monte Carlo Masters semifinals on Saturday. The top-ranked Spaniard never The post MONACO | Nadal beats Dimitrov, 1 win from record 31st Masters title appeared…

LOS ANGELES| Moriya Jutanugarn shoots 66, leads by 1 shot in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES | April 21, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Moriya Jutanugarn took a one-shot lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. The post LOS ANGELES| Moriya Jutanugarn shoots 66, leads by 1 shot in Los Angeles…

LEADING OFF: White Sox check Farquhar, Ohtani’s blister

| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ CHECK HIM The White Sox will see how Danny Farquhar is feeling, a day after he passed out in the dugout The post LEADING OFF: White Sox check Farquhar, Ohtani’s blister appeared first on STL.News.

LOS ANGELES | Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw

LOS ANGELES | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six innings against Clayton Kershaw in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Washington Nationals beat the The post LOS ANGELES | Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw…

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1 on Friday night, sending the first-round series back to Denver The post NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6…

WASHINGTON | Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1

WASHINGTON| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)All of about 2½ minutes into the game, Washington forward Markieff Morris and Toronto’s OG Anunoby needed to be separated after a near-fight that drew in other players. Early in the The post WASHINGTON | Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1…

MILWAUKEE | Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

MILWAUKEE| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Khris Middleton scored 23 points, Giannis Antetokounmpo added 19 and the Milwaukee Bucks used a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics 116-92 on Friday night, narrowing their deficit in The post MILWAUKEE | Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win appeared first on…

PHOENIX | Padres’ Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th vs D-backs

PHOENIX | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Tyson Ross of the San Diego Padres has lost his no-hit try with two outs in the eighth inning at Arizona. Christian Walker of the Diamondbacks doubled on a The post PHOENIX | Padres’ Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th vs…

ATLANTA | Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

ATLANTA | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Yoenis Cespedes, who struck out in his previous four at-bats, hit a tiebreaking single with two outs in the 12th inning to lift the New York Mets to a 5-3 The post ATLANTA | Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th appeared…

WASHINGTON | Beal, Wall each get 28, Wiz top Raps 122-103; series at 2-1

WASHINGTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Bradley Beal heeded his coach’s plea to “do his job” by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered The post WASHINGTON | Beal, Wall each get 28, Wiz top Raps 122-103; series at…

MILWAUKEE| Touchdown Bucks! Packers’ Rodgers becomes buys into NBA team

MILWAUKEE | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. The Bucks made the announcement Friday night between the first The post MILWAUKEE| Touchdown Bucks! Packers’ Rodgers becomes buys into NBA team appeared first on…

WINNIPEG, Manitoba | Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round

WINNIPEG, Manitoba | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 on The post WINNIPEG, Manitoba | Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to…

INDIANAPOLIS | Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

INDIANAPOLIS | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points, leading the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit for a 92-90 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday night for a 2-1 The post INDIANAPOLIS | Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs appeared…

PITTSBURGH | Courtier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6

PITTSBURGH| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game The post PITTSBURGH | Courtier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6 appeared…

LOS ANGELES | Moriya Jutanugarn leads HUGEL-JTBC LA Open

LOS ANGELES| April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)Moriya Jutanugarn took the lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. Moriya Jutanugarn shot The post LOS ANGELES | Moriya Jutanugarn leads HUGEL-JTBC LA Open appeared first on STL.News.

MONACO | Depay scores as Lyon wins at Dijon 5-2 to close in on Monaco

MONACO | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Lyon won at Dijon 5-2 and moved within one point of second-place Monaco in the French league on Friday. Lyon’s sixth straight league win moved it three points The post MONACO | Depay scores as Lyon wins at Dijon 5-2 to close in…

BOSTON | Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave

BOSTON | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Boston Globe has placed columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave as an examination of his work is conducted. The newspaper said Friday it’s asking a third party The post BOSTON | Boston Globe places columnist Kevin Cullen on paid leave appeared first…

MADRID | Deportivo closer to Liga drop after 0-0 draw at Leganes

MADRID | April 20, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Deportivo La Coruna moved a step closer to relegation from the Spanish league after being held to 0-0 at Leganes on Friday. Deportivo was left six points from The post MADRID | Deportivo closer to Liga drop after 0-0 draw at Leganes appeared…