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Vegas opens Stanley Cup semifinals with 4-1 win over Canadiens

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens' rich history didn't mean much when it came to facing upstart Vegas Golden Knights on Monday night. Shea Theodore had a goal and an assist, Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves and the Golden Knights beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-1 in the first game of the ...

MLB threatens pitchers with 10-game bans for altering baseballs

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games for using illegal foreign substances to doctor baseballs in a crackdown by Major League Baseball that will start Monday. The commissioner's office, responding to record strikeouts and a league batting average at a more than ...

1 dead, 7 hurt in vehicle crash at Texas mud race

FABENS, Texas (AP) — A 21-year-old man was killed and seven other people were injured when a vehicle crashed through a guardrail and plowed into a crowd at a mud racing event in Texas, officials said Monday. The crash happened at about 6:30 p.m. Sunday at a racetrack in Fabens, Texas, about ...

Larson wins 2nd NASCAR All-Star race

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kyle Larson was back in the NASCAR All-Star race, and got another $1 million by winning it again. Larson held off a hard-charging Brad Keselowski during the final 10-lap shootout at Texas on Sunday night, after a slippery three-wide pass for the lead, and pushed ...

Phelps factor: Kalisz claims return trip to Olympics

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Even though he retired from swimming five years ago, Michael Phelps' impact was felt on the opening night of the U.S. Olympic trials. Chase Kalisz, who says Phelps is like a big brother, claimed another trip to the Olympics by winning the 400-meter individual medley ...

Rodon takes no-hitter into 7th; White Sox sweep Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — Carlos Rodon took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and the Chicago White Sox completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 4-1 win on Sunday. Rodon (6-2) was going for his second no-hitter of the season. He took a perfect game into the ninth inning against the ...