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AP source: Durant reiterates desire to be traded by Brooklyn

Kevin Durant has again told Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai that he wants to be traded, reiterating a request he first made nearly six weeks ago, a person with knowledge of the matter confirmed Monday night. Durant also told Tsai that he has concerns about the Nets' direction under coach Steve ...

Cardinals outslug Yankees 12-9 to complete 3-game sweep

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong both homered and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals outlast the New York Yankees 12-9 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep. St. Louis won its season-high seventh straight in a slugfest that took 4 hours, 25 minutes — the ...

Dominant deGrom pitches surging Mets to 5-2 win over Braves

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 12 and carried a perfect game into the sixth inning of his second start all season, pitching the New York Mets past the Atlanta Braves 5-2 on Sunday for their 12th victory in 14 games. Pete Alonso drove in two runs and the first-place Mets finished ...

Dodgers, Mets make post-deadline statements

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets mostly ceded the spotlight at the trade deadline. Then they played like they didn't need much help. The Dodgers swept a three-game series against San Diego to take a 15 1/2-game lead in the NL West, and the Mets took four of five from Atlanta to move ...

Mercury spoil Ionescu milestone, top Liberty 76-62

PHOENIX (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Shey Peddy added 20 and the Phoenix Mercury cruised past the New York Liberty 76-62 on Saturday night, despite missing guards Diana Taurasi and Skylar Diggins-Smith. Sabrina Ionescu picked up an assist just 29 seconds into the game on a ...

Giants’ Feliciano discusses dehydration that limited him

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Dehydration is one of the biggest concerns during football camps in the summer, and the New York Giants saw its effects on new center Jon Feliciano. On the second day of practice, Feliciano developed severe dehydration after a practice without pads. The ...

Montgomery beats former team as Cardinals blank Yankees 1-0

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery blanked his old teammates over five innings and Nolan Arenado drove in the lone run as the St. Louis Cardinals handed the New York Yankees their season-high fourth straight loss, 1-0 Saturday night. Making his first start for St. Louis since being acquired ...

Max effort: Scherzer Ks 11, Mets beat Braves for DH sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings and the New York Mets beat the sloppy Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. Francisco Lindor had three hits and three RBIs as New York took the opener 8-5, and the Mets ...

Life Is Good wins $1 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Life Is Good led wire-to-wire and held off stablemate Happy Saver by two lengths to win the $1 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on a steamy Saturday. The 4-5 favorite, owned by CHC and WinStar Farm, completed the 1 1/8 miles in 1 minute, 48.97 ...

Cool Papa Bell scores biggest upset in Hambletonian history

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Coming from a baseball background, Scott Farber had a perfect name for the yearling he brought for $100,000 in 2020. Hall of Famer and Negro leagues legend Cool Papa Bell was considered by many the fastest man ever to play, and Farber had hopes his trotter would ...

D.C. United ties Red Bulls 0-0 in third match under Rooney

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rafael Romo made one save to help D.C. United earn a 0-0 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday. D.C. United (6-13-4) improved to 1-1-1 in its third match under coach Wayne Rooney. Carlos Miguel Coronel had two saves for New York (10-7-7) to match Romo's clean ...

Zelarayán rallies Crew to 3-2 victory over New York City FC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán polished off a brace with a goal in the 75th minute to spark the Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday. An own-goal by Jonathan Mensah three minutes into the match gave NYCFC an early lead. Columbus (8-6-9) knotted the score ...

Zach Wilson with another solid practice in Jets’ scrimmage

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Zach Wilson took the field at MetLife Stadium for the first time since last season and put together another solid practice. That's promising news for the New York Jets and their second-year quarterback. "I really thought it was really good," coach Robert Saleh ...

Mercury spoil Ionescu milestone, top Liberty 76-62

PHOENIX (AP) — Diamond DeShields scored 25 points, Shey Peddy added 20 and the Phoenix Mercury cruised past the New York Liberty 76-62 on Saturday night, despite missing guards Diana Taurasi and Skylar Diggins-Smith. Sabrina Ionescu picked up an assist just 29 seconds into the game on a ...

Acuña, Rosario lead Braves past Mets 9-6 in NL East showdown

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe those Mets fans out in right field should just leave Ronald Acuña Jr. alone. Razzed at Citi Field with 40,000-plus on hand, Acuña matched his career high with four hits and robbed Pete Alonso of a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves built a big early lead and beat New ...

DeJong lifts Cardinals over Yanks 4-3 in Carpenter’s return

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong hit a two-run double with two outs in the eighth inning, lifting the Cardinals over the New York Yankees 4-3 Friday night in Matt Carpenter's return to St. Louis. Carpenter drew a standing ovation in his first visit back to the city where he played 11 seasons, ...

Fillies may win Hambletonian for 3rd time in 5 years

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Fillies have won two of the last four Hambletonians and the trend might continue Saturday with Jiggy Jog S and Joviality S both making the final of trotting's biggest race of the year for 3 year olds. Joviality S and Jiggy Jog S are the second-and-third choices, ...

Mims motivated to be ‘on top’ of Jets’ receiver depth chart

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Denzel Mims was the New York Jets' exciting new playmaker two summers ago, a potential game-changing wide receiver for years to come. A lot has happened since. And not a lot good. The 2020 second-round pick out of Baylor dealt with hamstring issues as a rookie, an ...

Former big league slugger Dietrich suspended for 50 games

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big league slugger Derek Dietrich has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a stimulant. Dietrich, 33, is on the roster of the New York Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He last appeared in the majors with Texas in 2020. Dietrich's ...

Naquin’s two homers, Diaz’s two-inning save lift Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Deadline acquisition Tyler Naquin homered twice in his home debut, Edwin Diaz locked down his first two-inning save as a pro and the New York Mets beat the Atlanta Braves 6-4 Thursday night to open a pivotal five-game series between the NL East rivals. Pete Alonso and Daniel ...