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Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, beat KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for Detroit. Miguel Cabrera ...

Metraux rebounds to win IRC

HARRIS — To say Morgane Metraux has high standards is an understatement. Upset by her first bogey of the weekend, the Switzerland native rebounded here Sunday to win her first Symetra Tour golf tournament with a sterling finish. “The first couple of holes, I was a little nervous,” she ...

Mickelson running out of time for US Open title

SAN DIEGO — Phil Mickelson accepted a special exemption from the USGA with reason to believe this might be his last shot to finally win a U.S. Open. Now he gets five more years, courtesy of his stunning victory last month at the PGA Championship that made him the oldest winner in 161 years ...

Softball: Hancock’s rally falls short in D4 regional loss to Ishpeming

RAPID RIVER — A late comeback by the Hancock Bulldogs fell a run short here Saturday in a 6-5 loss to the Ishpeming Hematites in Division 4 regional softball opener. Hailey Hytinen, who walked in her first three trips to the plate, gave Ishpeming a 6-1 advantage on a leadoff home run to ...

Islanders top Lightning 2-1 in Game 1 of Stanley Cup semis

TAMPA, Fla. — Semyon Varlamov and the New York Islanders are on a roll. The veteran goaltender made 30 saves to outplay Andrei Vasilevskiy, and the Islanders got goals from Mathew Barkov and Ryan Pulock to hold off defending champion Tampa Bay 2-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup ...

Last strike: Number of high school sports officials dwindling

LAKE LINDEN — It was a beautiful spring afternoon at the Boneyard softball field, and Brian Rimpela and Roy Britz are swapping tall tales near their pickups between softball games. Rimpela took off his chest protector and other protective umpiring gear. Britz was putting his gear on. It was ...