FILE - In this July 26, 2019, file photo, Indianapolis Colts head coach Frank Reich, right, talks with center Ryan Kelly (78) who warms up during practice at the NFL team's football training camp in Westfield, Ind. Reich is always considering new approaches to finish the job. So this offseason, he made a proposal to Kelly.(AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

Colts change offseason schedule by cutting deal with players

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Colts coach Frank Reich is always considering new approaches to finish the job. So this offseason, he made a proposal to starting center Ryan Kelly. Rather …
Los Angeles Dodgers' Albert Pujols bats during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Monday, May 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Pujols delivers RBI in debut, Dodgers top Diamondbacks 3-1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols delivered an RBI single in his Dodgers debut, and Walker Buehler pitched seven scoreless innings of one-hit ball in Los Angeles' 3-1 victory over the Arizona …
Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) celebrates with Taylor Ward (3) and Juan Lagares (19) after hitting a home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians Monday, May 17, 2021, in Los Angeles. All three scored. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Ohtani hits 13th home run, Trout injured in Angels' victory

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 13th home run and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the slumping Cleveland Indians 7-4 on Monday night after star outfielder Mike …
Washington Nationals' Jon Lester (34) tips his helmet as he comes to bat as Chicago Cubs catcher Willson Contreras (40) stands nearby during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, May, 17, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)

Contreras homers off Lester as Cubs beat Nationals 7-3

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras and the Chicago Cubs heaped praise on Jon Lester and Kyle Schwarber in their return to Wrigley Field on Monday. They even shared some of their candy. That was …
New York Mets' Kevin Pillar is hit in the face with a pitch from Atlanta Braves pitcher Jacob Webb in the seventh inning of a baseball game Monday, May 17, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Mets overcome more injuries, beat Braves 3-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Pillar is confident he escaped serious harm when he was hit in the face by a fastball during the New York Mets' 3-1 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. In a …
Suns Basketball

Curry wins scoring title, Warriors take 8th spot in West

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stephen Curry became the oldest scoring champion since Michael Jordan at age 35 in 1998, finishing with 46 points as the Golden State Warriors held off the Memphis Grizzlies …

Moore, short-handed Suns hold off Spurs 123-121

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The Phoenix Suns got some needed rest for their All-Star backcourt and kept alive their chances at the No. 1 seed in the Western Conference. E’Twaun Moore scored 22 points …

Spurs face the Suns on 3-game slide

Phoenix Suns (50-21, second in the Western Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (33-38, 10th in the Western Conference) San Antonio; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: San Antonio heads into the …
Coyotes Hockey

Mountain America Credit Union's Goals Program with the Arizona Coyotes Donates $8,000 to Fighter Country Foundation

GLENDALE, Ariz., May 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year, Mountain America Credit Union committed to donating $50 to for every goal made by the Arizona Coyotes. During the 2020-2021 NHL …

Coyotes expecting more changes after missing playoffs again

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona general manager Bill Armstrong opted to stand pat at the NHL trade deadline, believing the Coyotes had the right roster to make the playoffs. When they came up …

AZ--Arizona News Digest, update

Good afternoon. Here’s an updated look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up in Arizona. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Phoenix bureau at …
NBA

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Boston Red Sox will be allowed to fill Fenway Park to capacity as of Memorial Day weekend. They would …

The NBA playoffs should be entertaining, as they always are. Just don’t count on the basketball being as good as usual. Not after a truncated season during which the injuries were too …
NEW YORK (AP) — Marv Albert is retiring after the NBA's Eastern Conference finals, ending a broadcasting career spanning nearly 60 years. Albert will call the series for TNT. He has been with …
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College sports

MLB LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols has signed a major league deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers, moving 30 miles north to extend his remarkable career after leaving the Los Angeles …

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson's name has surfaced in court documents that are part of a lawsuit filed against Adidas by another player who was at the center of the federal investigation …
Arkansas' streak as the consensus No. 1 team in college baseball reached six weeks Monday, and there appears to be no stopping the Razorbacks as they close in on their first SEC regular-season title …
HAMILTON, N.Y. (AP) — Colgate football coach Dan Hunt is leaving to “address personal issues” following an unspecified "violation of university policy not involving students." The school …
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed legislation that puts public schools and their districts at risk of losing civil lawsuits if they let transgender students or employees …
NHL

Nick Foligno was 5 when his father made his longest playoff run with Toronto and he remembers it like it was yesterday. The festive atmosphere in the streets after winning Game 7 to advance to the …

The first-ever playoff game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers could be tough to top. Or perhaps it's just a taste of what's to come in their opening-round Sunshine State series. …
DENVER (AP) — The St. Louis Blues will be without leading scorer David Perron for Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against top-seeded Colorado on Monday due to the NHL's virus …
Olympics

The U.S. government is holding on to nearly $3 million earmarked for the World Anti-Doping Agency, with plans to pay only if it sees “real progress and a path for more substantial future reforms” …

Groups alleging human-rights abuses against minorities in China are calling for a full-blown boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, a move likely to ratchet up pressure on the International …
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