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Mike Budenholzer agrees to coach Phoenix Suns, AP source says

By DAVID BRANDT AP Sports Writer PHOENIX (AP) — Mike Budenholzer has agreed to coach the Phoenix Suns, according to a person familiar with the decision, as the franchise turns to the man who beat them in the 2021 NBA Finals. The 54-year-old Budenholzer replaces Frank Vogel, who was fired ...

Santana hits tiebreaking HR as Twins beat Blue Jays for 16th win in 18 games

By IAN HARRISON Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Carlos Santana hit a tiebreaking home run in the fifth inning, Joe Ryan pitched a season-high seven innings and the Minnesota Twins won for the 16th time in 18 games by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Friday night. Carlos Correa had two ...

Crochet strikes out 11 to help the White Sox beat the Guardians 6-3

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Garrett Crochet struck out a career-high 11 in six shutout innings, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 6-3 on Friday night for their third consecutive victory. Taking advantage of a costly error on second baseman Gabriel ...

Sweden defeats the US 5-2 at the start of the ice hockey world championship

PRAGUE (AP) — The United States lost to Sweden 5-2 in its opening match at the ice hockey world championship on Friday. Joel Eriksson Ek scored twice and added an assist, and star defenseman Victor Hedman had a goal and an assist for Sweden. Goaltender Filip Gustavsson made 28 saves in the ...

Patrick Corbin gets 1st win of season, Nationals beat Red Sox 5-1

By BRENDAN McGAIR Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin allowed one run in five innings for his first victory of the season, Trey Lipscomb had a two-run single and the Washington Nationals beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. Corbin (1-3) allowed seven hits and a walk ...