12-seed Pitt stuns No. 1 UNC 5-4, reaches ACC semifinals

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Caleb Parry scored the go-ahead run on a seventh-inning squeeze and Pittsburgh upset top-seeded North Carolina 5-4 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament, sending the 12th-seeded Panthers into the semifinals. Pittsburgh...

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals. The Celtics remained perfect...

Plutko, Miller pitch Indians past Cubs 1-0

CHICAGO (AP) — Adam Plutko carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Andrew Miller provided stellar relief work, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago Cubs 1-0 on Wednesday night. Plutko (2-0) struck out four and walked four in his second major league start....

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...

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...

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...

Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in Game 7; advance to face Vegas Golden Knights in Stanley Cup Final

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Washington Capitals beat Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in Game 7; advance to face Vegas Golden Knights in Stanley Cup Final.

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...

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...

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...