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LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRIBy The Associated PressA look at what's happening around the majors today:BIG ARMS IN THE BRONXWith slugger Giancarlo Stanton heating up at the plate, the major league-leading Yankees (49-22)...

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by Phanatic

Phillies fan injured by flying hot dog launched by PhanaticPHILADELPHIA (AP) It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia.Kathy McVay says she was at Monday...

Minor League Baseball team owner to move club to Colorado

Minor League Baseball team owner to move club to ColoradoPUEBLO, Colo. (AP) A Minor League Baseball team is moving to Colorado from Utah.The Pueblo Chieftain reports the owner of Utah's Orem Owlz announced Wednesday that he will move...

Summer of Ovi: Cup celebrations, fatherhood await Ovechkin

AP Hockey WriterSummer of Ovi: Cup celebrations, fatherhood await OvechkinBy STEPHEN WHYNOAlex Ovechkin has already done a ''keg stand'' with the Stanley Cup, performed shirtless push-ups in a fountain full of teammates and lifted hockey's prestigious trophy so often...

David Ortiz, Torii Hunter to manage in All-Star Futures Game

David Ortiz, Torii Hunter to manage in All-Star Futures GameNEW YORK (AP) David Ortiz will manage the World team in the All-Star Futures Game next month and Torii Hunter will lead the U.S.Major League Baseball announced the managers...

Summer of Ovi: Cup celebrations, fatherhood await Ovechkin

AP Hockey WriterSummer of Ovi: Cup celebrations, fatherhood await OvechkinBy STEPHEN WHYNOAlex Ovechkin has already done a ''keg stand'' with the Stanley Cup, performed shirtless pushups in a fountain full of teammates and lifted hockey's prestigious trophy so often...

MLB grows relationship with NCAA with Royals-Tigers in Omaha

AP Sports WriterMLB grows relationship with NCAA with Royals-Tigers in OmahaBy ERIC OLSONOMAHA, Neb. (AP) Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred has announced the Detroit Tigers will play a regular-season game against the Kansas City Royals at TD Ameritrade Park...

Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley Cup

AP Hockey WriterIslanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning Stanley CupBy STEPHEN WHYNODALLAS (AP) The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach.President of hockey operations Lou Lamoriello announced the move Thursday at...

Mariners place RHPs Nicasio and Altavillla on DL

Mariners place RHPs Nicasio and Altavillla on DLST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The Seattle Mariners have placed right-handers Juan Nicasio and Dan Altavilla on the 10-day disabled list, recalled infielder Daniel Vogelbach, and purchased the contract of right-hander Mike...

Suns expected to take Ayton at No. 1

AP Basketball WriterGood to be a King? Eyes on Sacramento at No. 2 in NBA draftBy BRIAN MAHONEYNEW YORK (AP) Marvin Bagley III and Michael Porter Jr. believe they are the best players in this NBA draft, though...