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US, China discuss American exports in bid to ease trade spat

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese officials have discussed specific American export items Beijing might buy as part of its pledge to narrow its trade surplus with the United States, U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Sunday as the two sides began a new round of talks in...

Warriors Not Expecting LeBron James And Co. To Lose Edge

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix. “It’s one...

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...

Vazquez, Benintendi homer as Red Sox beat Astros 5-4

HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi and Christian Vazquez homered during a three-run seventh inning that lifted the Boston Red Sox over the Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Former Cy Young Award winners Justin Verlander and David Price each pitched six innings before...

Auburn beats Army 12-1 in NCAA Raleigh Regional

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Will Holland, Brett Wright and Josh Anthony hit home runs to help Auburn beat Army 12-1 on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament, keeping the Tigers unbeaten in the Raleigh Regional. The second-seeded Tigers (41-21) led just 1-0 before a nine-run fifth...

AHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 20: Lehigh Valley 3, Providence 2 Saturday, April 21: Providence 5, Lehigh Valley 3 Friday, April 27: Lehigh Valley 4, Providence 1 Saturday, April 28: Lehigh Valley 4, Providence 3, OT Friday, April 20: Charlotte 3, WB/Scranton 2, OT Saturday, April 21: Charlotte...

NYC FC perfect at Yankee Stadium, shut out Orlando City 3-0

NEW YORK (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored two goals and New York City FC blanked Orlando City SC 3-0 on Saturday night. The Libyan winger took a pass from Anton Tinnerholm in space, cut the ball to his left foot and tucked the ball inside the far post to make it 1-0 in...

Singer returns, No. 1 seed Florida edges Jacksonville 3-2

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Brady Singer allowed two runs in seven solid innings, returning after three weeks off, and overall No. 1 seed and defending national champion Florida edged Jacksonville 3-2 in the NCAA baseball tournament Saturday night. Singer (11-1) missed two...

Georgia-Troy NCAA game in Athens Regional pushed to Sunday

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — For the second straight day, Georgia had an NCAA Tournament game postponed due to weather issues. The Bulldogs’ game against Troy, scheduled for Saturday night, has been moved to Sunday at noon. Georgia was supposed to open NCAA play on Friday...

Pederson homers twice, Dodgers use big 7th to rout Rox 12-4

DENVER (AP) — Joc Pederson hit a pair of solo homers, Matt Kemp went deep during an eight-run seventh inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Colorado Rockies 12-4 on Saturday night. Pederson turned in his fifth multihomer game and first since Sept. 10, 2016 at Miami....