Naomi Osaka of Japan reacts during her match against Karolina Muchova of the Czech Republic during their match at the Madrid Open tennis tournament in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, May 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul White)

Naomi Osaka conflicted over holding the Tokyo Olympics

ROME (AP) — Naomi Osaka is conflicted over whether the Tokyo Olympics should be held amid the coronavirus pandemic. The second-ranked tennis player, who represents Japan, was asked about the …
Sebastian Coe, president of World Athletics, listens to a reporter's question during a press conference as Coe visited an athletics test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Games at National Stadium in Tokyo, Sunday, May 9, 2021. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

Two Tokyo Olympics: Inside and outside the National Stadium

TOKYO (AP) — Seated inside Tokyo's new $1.4 billion National Stadium, Sebastian Coe again tried to reassure athletes and skeptical residents of Japan that the postponed Olympics will be safe when …
Los Angeles Dodgers' Gavin Lux (9) high-fives Max Muncy (13) and Will Smith (16) after they scored off of a line drive hit by Matt Beaty during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)

Dodgers blow most of 13-run lead, still outlast Angels 14-11

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers scored 13 runs in two innings to take a massive mid-game lead. Over the next two innings, they gave 10 of it back to the Los Angeles Angels. The …
Canelo Alvarez celebrates after defeating Billy Joe Saunders in a unified super middleweight world championship boxing match, Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Alvarez adds another title with 8th-round TKO of Saunders

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Canelo Alvarez jumped into his trainer's arms while Billy Joe Saunders slumped in his corner with a towel draped over his head. The wildly popular Mexican fighter added …
Philadelphia Phillies' J.T. Realmuto watches his double off Atlanta Braves pitcher Ian Anderson in the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 8, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

Adrianza, Braves rally for 8-7 win over Phillies in 12th

ATLANTA (AP) — Ehire Adrianza capped a night full of comebacks for Atlanta with a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, helping the Braves stun the Philadelphia Phillies for a chaotic 8-7 …
Suns Basketball

Phoenix Suns to visit the Los Angeles Lakers in division play

Phoenix Suns (48-19, second in the Western Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (37-30, seventh in the Western Conference) Los Angeles; Sunday, 10 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: Phoenix travels to Los …

Friday's Sports In Brief

BASEBALL CLEVELAND (AP) — Wade Miley pitched baseball’s second no-hitter in three days — and fourth already this season — leading the Cincinnati Reds to a 3-0 win over the Cleveland …

Suns stay in hunt for NBA's top record, beat Knicks 128-105

PHOENIX (AP) — Deandre Ayton scored 26 points, a feisty Chris Paul added 17 points and 11 assists and the Phoenix Suns stayed in the hunt for the top record in the NBA by beating the New York …
Coyotes Hockey

Kessel's OT goal leads Coyotes past Sharks 5-4

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored his 10th goal of the season against San Jose 2:30 into overtime and the Arizona Coyotes ended their regular season with a 5-4 win over the Sharks on …

San Jose hosts Arizona after Hertl's 2-goal game

Arizona Coyotes (23-26-6, fifth in the West Division) vs. San Jose Sharks (21-27-6, seventh in the West Division) San Jose, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT LINE: Sharks -110, Coyotes -110; …

Kessel, Soderstrom lead Coyotes past Sharks 5-2

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Phil Kessel scored the go-ahead goal for his 900th career point and Victor Soderstrom and Jan Jenik each scored their first NHL goals as the Arizona Coyotes beat the San …
NBA

DENVER (AP) — Brooklyn coach Steve Nash doesn't mind his players feeling a little uncomfortable right now. Or even seeing them suffer a bit. It can only help later on, the Brooklyn coach …

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Russell Westbrook became an instant hit with his ability to deliver triple-doubles. Now, the 6-foot-3 point guard is on the verge of a home run — breaking Oscar Robertson's …
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid scored 29 points, Tyrese Maxey added 22 and the Philadelphia 76ers won their eighth straight game, 118-104 over the Detroit Pistons on Saturday night. The Sixers …
Golf
College sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rado Parapunov had 13 kills, seven digs, two blocks and three aces, and Hawaii won its first national championship in men’s volleyball with a dominating 25-21, 25-19, 25-16 …

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tennessee's leading tackler Henry To’o To’o is heading to rival Alabama. The junior linebacker announced Saturday on social media that he was transferring to the …
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama football coach Nick Saban has taped a public service announcement encouraging Alabamians to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The Alabama Department of Public Health says …
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — University of Hartford sports are dropping from Division I to Division III. The decision comes after the Hartford men’s basketball team this season won its first …
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Transgender girls would be banned from participating in female sports teams in high school or college in two bills introduced by Republican lawmakers in Ohio, which became the …
NHL

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Connor McDavid had a goal and three assists to reach 100 points this season, leading the Edmonton Oilers to a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday …

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Reilly Smith got his first career hat trick, Marc-Andre Fleury made 20 saves, and the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the St. Louis Blues 4-1 on Saturday night. Chandler …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Devon Toews scored twice for his first multigoal game and the Colorado Avalanche defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Saturday night. Cale Makar had a goal and an assist for …
Olympics

SYDNEY (AP) — The Australian Olympic Committee amended its constitution at its annual general meeting on Saturday to ensure there’s a permanent Indigenous representation on the AOC Athletes’ …

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Two-time world surfing champion John John Florence has a knee injury which he hopes won't prevent him from representing the United States at the Tokyo Olympics. The …