Happ gets 100th career win, Blue Jays top Orioles 5-1

TORONTO (AP) — J.A. Happ allowed two hits in seven innings to earn his 100th career victory, Russell Martin homered and drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Friday night to win consecutive games for the first time in more than a...
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Kipnis hits 3-run HR in 9th, Indians top Tigers 4-1

DETROIT (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer in the ninth inning and the Cleveland Indians beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 on Friday night. Jose Ramirez almost broke the tie earlier in the ninth, hitting Shane Greene’s 3-1 pitch just past the foul pole...
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Thompson drives in run off Sale, White Sox beat Boston 1-0

BOSTON (AP) — Trayce Thompson had an RBI single in the seventh inning off Chris Sale, Dylan Covey pitched six innings as part of a three-hitter and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 1-0 on Friday night. Kevan Smith had two hits and scored the only run after...
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Queen Elizabeth’s horse wins Belmont Gold Cup in New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A horse bred and owned by Queen Elizabeth II won the $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational by a length. Sent off as the 9-5 favorite, Call To Mind ran two miles on a firm turf course in 3:16.78, setting a track record at Belmont Park on Friday. The old mark...
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Gardner homer leads Yanks over Mets 4-1 as Tanaka gets hurt

NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer off Jacob deGrom on an eighth-inning changeup, and the New York Yankees beat the reeling Mets 4-1 Friday night in the Subway Series opener after losing Masahiro Tanaka to hamstring problems when the pitcher...
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The Latest: LeBron Looks To Avoid Elite Group Swept Twice

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Finals from Game 4 (all times local): 5:40 p.m. LeBron James, most definitely, does not want to get swept in the NBA Finals for a second time. But if it happens, at least he’ll be in elite company. Should Cleveland lose Game 4 of this...

Diggins-Smith scores 35; Wings rally to beat Fever 89-83

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Skylar Diggins-Smith scored 10 of her career-high 35 points in the fourth quarter and the Dallas Wings overcame a 13-point deficit to beat the Indiana Fever 89-83 on Friday night. Diggins-Smith scored six points in the final 45 seconds, made 14 of 16...
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Worried, hopeful and wary: Neighbors await Kim-Trump summit

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s East Asian neighbors have a shared goal of denuclearizing the peninsula, but what may come out of Tuesday’s summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un has different and possibly conflicting implications for each. Japan,...
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1 US soldier killed, 4 wounded in attack in Somalia

WASHINGTON (AP) — One U.S. special operations soldier was killed and four U.S. service members wounded in an “enemy attack” Friday in Somalia, the U.S. military said — casualties that are likely to put renewed scrutiny on America’s counterterror...
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Oregon St. opens super regional with 8-1 win over Minnesota

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Trevor Larnach and Adley Rutschman hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning and No. 3 national seed Oregon State beat Minnesota 8-1 in the first game of a best-of-three super regional on Friday. Larnach, selected 20th by the Minnesota Twins in...
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