Christian Yelich Returns With Homer to Cap Brewers’ Sweep of Mets

By The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Christian Yelich homered in his return to the lineup, and Zach Davies pitched into the eighth inning, leading the Milwaukee Brewers past the Mets, 3-2, on Sunday for a sweep of their three-game series. The teams were coming off an 18-inning game on Saturday night, the longest in Miller Park […]

N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7

By The Associated Press DALLAS — Colton Parayko did not score for the St. Louis Blues on Sunday, but he still delivered a stunning blow to the Dallas Stars. Parayko’s hard shot from the slot hit Ben Bishop’s left shoulder, knocking the Stars goalie onto his back and deflecting the puck to deep in the circle. […]

N.B.A. Playoffs: Nuggets Rebound From 4-Overtime Loss to Top Blazers

By The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — The Denver Nuggets have been good at bouncing back all season. Not even a draining four-overtime defeat could keep them down. Nikola Jokic had 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists for his second straight triple-double and fourth of the playoffs, and the Nuggets evened their Western Conference semifinal […]

Yankees Top the Mariners as C.C. Sabathia Bests Felix Hernandez

By The Associated Press The Yankees pounced on Felix Hernandez, building a big cushion for C.C. Sabathia in a showdown of acclaimed veteran pitchers, and defeated the Seattle Mariners, 7-3, on Monday. Luke Voit, Brett Gardner and Thairo Estrada homered off Hernandez, giving Sabathia a 6-0 lead after two innings, and the Yankees held on for […]

Bucks One Game Short of Conference Finals After Beating Celtics

By The Associated Press BOSTON — Giannis Antetokounmpo had 39 points and 16 rebounds to lead the Bucks to a 113-101 victory over the Boston Celtics in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Monday night, moving Milwaukee within one win of its first trip to the conference finals since 2001. The Bucks have won […]