Deja vu: Vanderbilt tops Clemson again in NCAAs with 4-3 win

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Connor Kaiser’s RBI single broke a 3-3 tie in the fifth and five Vanderbilt pitchers held regional host Clemson to two hits over the final seven innings for a 4-3 victory in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night. It was the second straight season...
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Real Salt Lake blanks Seattle for 2nd time in a week, 2-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Corey Baird headed home the game-winning goal and Real Salt Lake continued its season-long mastery of Seattle with 2-0 victory on Saturday night. Danilo Acosta’s shot from just outside the goal box caromed high off Seattle keeper Stefan Frei and a...
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North Carolina tops Houston 4-3 in NCAA Chapel Hill Regional

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Zack Gahagan hit a two-run homer in the second inning and No. 6 national seed North Carolina beat Houston 4-3 on Saturday night in the NCAA Tournament’s Chapel Hill Regional. The Tar Heels (40-18) beat North Carolina A&T on Friday and are...
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Rosario’s Homer Helps Lynn, Twins Beat Indians 7-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eddie Rosario hit a two-run home run and Brian Dozier drove in two runs to support Lance Lynn’s third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins past the Cleveland Indians 7-1 on Saturday. Dozier hit an RBI triple in the third inning against Trevor...

Lauer’s strong outing carries Padres to 8-2 win vs Reds

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Rookie left-hander Eric Lauer pitched five strong innings, drove in his first run and picked off Joey Votto to tie for the most in the majors, leading the San Diego Padres to an 8-2 victory against the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday night. The 22-year-old...
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Vargas ends Impact’s 5-game drought in 1-0 win over Dynamo

MONTREAL (AP) — Jeisson Vargas scored Montreal’s first goal in five games, leading the Impact to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Vargas, with his fourth of the year, ended the Impact’s 425-minute scoreless drought with a beautiful curled...
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Vegas comes up empty again in puzzling 3-1 loss to Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights have been bucking history all season, and now they will have to do again to win the Stanley Cup. Vegas made too many mistakes in its own end of the ice and scored just one gift-wrapped goal Saturday night in a 3-1 loss to the...
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FC Dallas fends off LAFC 2-1 for Western Conference lead

DALLAS (AP) — Roland Lamah provided an insurance goal in the 52nd minute and FC Dallas moved into first place atop the Western Conference with a 2-1 win over LAFC on Saturday. Dallas (7-1-5) remained unbeaten in eight home games this season and extended its unbeaten streak...
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Gordon goal, defensive gem sparks Fire past San Jose, 2-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Alan Gordon scored his third goal in his three matches and turned in a spectacular defensive play to assure Chicago of a 2-1 win over San Jose on Saturday night. Gordon’s 59th career goal came in the 29th minute when he headed in a looping...
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Arkansas rides big inning, Murphy to 10-2 win over S. Miss

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jared Gates and Eric Cole homered in a seven-run second inning for Arkansas, Kacey Murphy pitched eight strong innings and the Razorbacks beat Southern Mississippi 10-2 in the NCAA Tournament Fayetteville Regional on Saturday night. The No. 5...
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