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Smith solid in 1st start as Diamondbacks cool off Reds, 8-3

PHOENIX (AP) — Riley Smith pitched six effective innings in his first career start, Tim Locastro had four hits and the Arizona Diamondbacks cooled off the Cincinnati Reds by beating them 8-3 on Saturd...

Padres follow up 1st no-no with 7-4 victory over Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Trent Grisham hit a go-ahead homer for San Diego in the seventh inning and the Padres followed up the franchise's first no-hitter with a 7-4 victory over the Texas Rangers on S...

Brent Sutter quits as coach of Canadian hockey team he owns

RED DEER, Alberta (AP) — Brent Sutter, the former NHL star who coached the New Jersey Devils and Calgary Flames, quit as coach of the Western Hockey League team he owns. Sutter has r...

Rapinoe's penalty kick gives US 1-1 draw with Sweden

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The United States’ 16-match winning streak was snapped in a 1-1 draw with Sweden on Saturday in Carli Lloyd's 300th national team appearance. Lina Hurtig put Sweden ...

Kyrgyzstan votes on constitution boosting president's powers

MOSCOW (AP) — Voters in Kyrgyzstan will cast ballots Sunday on whether to approve a new constitution that would substantially increase the president’s powers in this impoverished Central Asian nation....

Barnhart's two-out single leads Reds over D-backs 6-5 in 10

PHOENIX (AP) — Tucker Barnhart hit a run-scoring single in the 10th inning, Tyler Naquin crushed his big league-best fifth homer, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 on Friday ni...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Saturday, April 10, the 100th day of 2021. There are 265 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Apri...

US women face Sweden as they prepare for Olympics

The U.S. national team continues its preparations for the Tokyo Olympics by playing the team that knocked the Americans out of the Brazil Games. The United States plays Sweden on Sat...

BC-US--Stock Prices, US

New York (AP) — New York Stock Exchange closing prices Friday: AFLAC 51.640 Up ...

Closing prices for crude oil, gold and other commodities

Benchmark U.S. crude oil for May delivery fell 28 cents to $59.32 a barrel Friday. Brent crude oil for June delivery fell 25 cents to $62.95 a barrel. Wholesale gasoline for May deli...

BC-US--Gold, US

New York (AP) — Gold futures trading on the NY Merc Friday: (100 troy oz.; dollars per troy oz.) ...

Olympic Gold: Men's Gymnastics Struggling to Survive

The death of a 117-year-old program, one that captured championships and produced Olympians, ended with a gasp. And then a vote. The fact the former did not alter the outcome of the...

North China explosion kills 9 amid mining safety crackdown

BEIJING (AP) — Nine workers have been killed in northern China during an operation to destroy expired mining explosives, officials said Friday. The blast in Hebei province that borde...

Asia shares set for choppy session after S&P 500 hits record high

Asian equities are set for a choppy trading session on Friday (April 9) after technology stocks lifted the S&P 500 to a new record even as investors weighed an unexpected rise in the number of Ame...

LEADING OFF

A look at what’s happening around the majors Friday: RINGING IN THE NEW SEASON The Los Angeles Dodgers will raise the World Series flag for the first time since 198...