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Ovechkin, Holtsby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference...
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Nurse who sued hospital for retaliation awarded $28 million

BOSTON (AP) — A jury has ruled that a Boston hospital retaliated against a Haitian-American nurse who stood up for a black colleague and has awarded her $28 million. Gessy Toussaint’s attorney described Wednesday’s verdict against Brigham and Women’s...
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Profar 3-run double trumps 4 Yankees HRs in 12-10 Texas win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jurickson Profar had a bases-clearing double to put the Texas Rangers ahead to stay in a wild, series-clinching 12-10 win over the New York Yankees, who matched a major league record with four more homers Wednesday night. Gleyber Torres became the...
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Malaysia’s ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency’s office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund. He appeared relaxed and waved at reporters before entering the building...
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Red Sox rally in 9th, Price helps 3-hit Rays in 4-1 win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Xander Bogaerts sparked a three-run rally in the ninth inning, David Price pitched the bulk of a three-hitter and the Boston Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 on Wednesday night for their fourth straight win. Bogaerts doubled off Alex Colome...
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Kentucky judge candidate dies 1 day after primary victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A 43-year-old Kentucky lawyer running for judge collapsed and died the day after he got the most votes in a primary election. Danny Alvarez was described as “a true public servant, a humanitarian, and a champion for human rights and the...
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Hill’s 3 hits help West Virginia past Oklahoma State, 8-5

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Darius Hill had three of West Virginia’s 13 hits to lead the seventh-seeded Mountaineers to an 8-5 win over No. 2 seed Oklahoma State in the opening round of the Big 12 baseball tournament on Wednesday night. West Virginia (28-25) advances to face...
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Mace, Byrne pitch Florida past LSU, 4-3, in SEC tourney

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Tommy Mace allowed one earned run in seven innings and top-seeded Florida beat LSU 4-3 on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The Gators (42-15) snapped a four-game skid and play Arkansas or South Carolina next. The Tigers (34-24)...
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Arizona outlasts Alabama for NCAA women’s golf title

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole Wednesday to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women’s golf championship. Three days after the Wildcats were one putt away from being eliminated, Moore made...
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