ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim Ducks have hired veteran NHL assistant and AHL head coach Greg Cronin to be their new head coach.
Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek announced the decision Monday to hire the 60-year-old Cronin, who will be a first-time NHL head coach.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have reached an agreement to sign linebacker Leonard Floyd to a one-year contract in reuniting the player with fellow edge rusher, Von Miller, a person with direct knowledge of the agreement told The Associated Press on Monday.
DENVER (AP) — Victor Wembanyama’s next couple of weeks are now set: He’ll be playing in the French league finals starting this weekend, and then the San Antonio Spurs will almost certainly make him the No.
Even though Saturday's Belmont Stakes marks the first time Fox Sports has carried one of horse racing's Triple Crown events, the network has a history of covering the sport.
Fox has carried the New York Racing Association's summer meet from Saratoga Race Course since 2016 on FS1 and FS2.
NCAA champ Rose Zhang 1st LPGA Tour winner in pro debut in 72 years, wins Mizuho in playoffJune 5, 2023 GMT
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rose Zhang lived up to all the pre-tournament hype as the next great women's golfer — at least in her first week as a pro.
The two-time NCAA champion became the first player in 72 years to win on the LPGA Tour in her pro debut, capturing the Mizuho Americas Open with a par on the second playoff hole against Jennifer Kupcho on Sunday.
Roger Craig, former MLB pitcher and manager who was World Series fixture, dies at 93June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Roger Craig, who pitched for three championship teams during his major league career and then managed the San Francisco Giants to the 1989 World Series that was interrupted by a massive earthquake, has died.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge is hoping that a couple days off will be all he needs to rest his bruised right toe.
Judge was out of the lineup for Sunday's series finale against the Los Angeles Dodgers after he banged his right big toe while making a spectacular running catch in right field during the eighth inning of Saturday's game at Dodger Stadium.
Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi calls on US audience to stand up for ‘modern India’June 5, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Indian opposition leader Rahul Gandhi pressed his criticism of the country’s leadership in a speech Sunday, calling for Indians in the U.S. and back home to stand up for democracy and the Indian constitution.
Chuck Todd leaving NBC political panel show ‘Meet the Press’ and being replaced by Kristen WelkerJune 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Chuck Todd said on Sunday that he'll be leaving “Meet the Press” after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show, to be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker.
Belt hits tiebreaking homer in 7th, Blue Jays sweep Mets 6-4June 4, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Belt broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-run homer and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Mets 6-4 on Sunday for a three-game sweep.
Vladimir Guerrero Jr. also went deep for the Blue Jays, who blew a four-run lead but quickly recovered.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kahleah Copper scored 27 points and Courtney Williams added 12, including 10 in the fourth quarter, to help the Chicago Sky rally to beat the New York Liberty 86-82 on Sunday in the second meeting between the teams in three days.
ARGYLE, N.Y. (AP) — Seth Jacobs has about 100 bins packed with marijuana flower sitting in storage at his upstate New York farm.
And that’s a problem. There aren’t enough places to sell it.
The 700 pounds (318 kilograms) of pungent flower was harvested last year as part of New York's first crop of legally grown pot for recreational use.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Joe Lombardo wants to help build Major League Baseball’s smallest ballpark — arguing that the worst team in baseball can boost Las Vegas, a city striving to call itself a sports mecca.
VIENNA, Austria (AP) — The U.S. beat France 16-12 to win the gold medal at the 3-on-3 women’s World Cup on Sunday, while Serbia prevented an American sweep by rallying to beat the U.S. 21-19 in the men’s title game.
Dodgers and Yankees meet, winner secures 3-game seriesJune 4, 2023 GMT
New York Yankees (35-25, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (35-24, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Sunday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Domingo German (3-3, 3.98 ERA, .98 WHIP, 53 strikeouts); Dodgers: Bobby Miller (2-0, 1.64 ERA, .91 WHIP, nine strikeouts)
Blue Jays visit the Mets on 3-game road win streakJune 4, 2023 GMT
Toronto Blue Jays (32-27, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Mets (30-29, third in the NL East)
New York; Sunday, 1:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Yusei Kikuchi (6-2, 4.47 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 52 strikeouts); Mets: Kodai Senga (5-3, 3.44 ERA, 1.35 WHIP, 70 strikeouts)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge knocked open the door of the visiting bullpen at Dodger Stadium while making a spectacular running catch in the eighth inning of New York's 6-3 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday.
Torres propels Orlando City to 3-0 victory over Red BullsJune 4, 2023 GMT
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Facundo Torres had two goals in the second half, including a penalty-kick score, and Orlando City defeated the New York Red Bulls 3-0 on Saturday night.
Orlando City (6-4-5) beat the Red Bulls (4-6-7) for a second time this season and a fourth straight time in all competitions.
NEW YORK (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a go-ahead RBI double in the ninth inning, leading the Toronto Blue Jays past the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.
Guerrero’s big hit came three pitches after Blue Jays manager John Schneider was ejected for arguing balls and strikes.
Howard Johnson, Al Leiter headline Mets Hall of Fame classJune 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Howard Johnson and Al Leiter were inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame prior to the team's game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
Johnson played for New York from 1985 through 1993.
Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Ed Oliver agrees to 4-year contract extension, AP sources sayJune 3, 2023 GMT
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills are locking up defensive tackle Ed Oliver through the 2027 season after reaching an agreement to a four-year contract extension valued up to $68 million, two people familiar with negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday.
Revolution, NYCFC play to scoreless drawJune 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Djordje Petrovic saved five shots in goal for the New England Revolution, Luis Barraza had two saves for New York City FC and the two clubs played to a scoreless draw on Saturday.
NYCFC (4-7-5) had won the last three at home against New England (7-3-6) in all competitions entering play.
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin kicked off a multicity tour at his home stadium on Saturday to distribute medical equipment and promote techniques that helped save his life in January.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Braxton Douthit pitched a complete-game four-hitter, Bryce Madron drove in four runs, and Oklahoma routed Army 10-1 on Saturday in a loser-out game at the Charlottesville Regional.
Forte, Tapit Trice, Angel of Empire have final workouts ahead of Belmont Stakes next weekendJune 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Forte, the Kentucky Derby favorite who was scratched the morning of the race because of a foot injury, had his final workout Saturday for next weekend's $1.5 million Belmont Skates.
Connecticut governor poised to sign state’s most sweeping gun measure since post-Sandy Hook lawsJune 3, 2023 GMT
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A slate of gun control measures was headed Saturday to Connecticut Gov.
NEW YORK (AP) — Julius Randle has undergone arthroscopic surgery on the left ankle that the All-Star forward injured late in the regular season and then again in the playoffs.
The New York Knicks said Randle had the procedure Friday and that he would resume basketball activities later this summer.
Blue Jays play the Mets leading series 1-0June 3, 2023 GMT
Toronto Blue Jays (31-27, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Mets (30-28, third in the NL East)
New York; Saturday, 4:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Jose Berrios (5-4, 3.86 ERA, 1.26 WHIP, 62 strikeouts); Mets: Tylor Megill (5-3, 4.67 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 43 strikeouts)
Dodgers play the Yankees after Betts’ 4-hit gameJune 3, 2023 GMT
New York Yankees (34-25, third in the AL East) vs. Los Angeles Dodgers (35-23, second in the NL West)
Los Angeles; Saturday, 7:15 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (6-0, 2.93 ERA, 1.14 WHIP, 79 strikeouts); Dodgers: Michael Grove (0-0)
New York plays Chicago, seeks 5th straight victoryJune 3, 2023 GMT
Chicago Sky (3-3, 0-3 Eastern Conference) at New York Liberty (4-1, 3-1 Eastern Conference)
New York; Sunday, 2 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: New York is looking to keep its four-game win streak going when the Liberty take on Chicago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Clayton Kershaw has accomplished just about everything it's possible to do on a baseball mound during his 16-year career, he had never beaten the New York Yankees until Friday night.
Donald Trump’s lawyers ask judge to exit criminal case, echoing claims of political biasJune 3, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Within hours of his historic arraignment this spring, Donald Trump fixed his ire on the judge, complaining that he’s “a Trump-hating judge" with a family full of “Trump haters.”
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton and Josh Donaldson are back in the New York Yankees' lineup just in time for the opener of their high-profile interleague series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Stanton is batting cleanup as the Yankees' designated hitter Friday night at Dodger Stadium in his first game since April 15.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — “The Eric Andre Show” is ostensibly not a series that lends itself to longevity. Its titular star, who plays a version of himself and satirizes talk shows by putting unsuspecting celebrity guests through hellish interviews, has become considerably more famous since the series first aired over a decade ago.
CHICAGO (AP) — Breanna Stewart banked in a go-ahead shot with 7.1 seconds left and the New York Liberty rallied to defeat the Chicago Sky 77-76 on Friday night in Courtney Vandersloot's return to the Windy City.
Report: Buffalo’s snow-removal equipment, communications fell short during deadly blizzardJune 3, 2023 GMT
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo's snow-removal fleet was no match for the historic Christmas week blizzard that left 31 people dead in the city, and officials fell short in issuing warnings and providing shelter, according to a report released Friday.
Eichel making most of 1st postseason as Golden Knights prepare for Panthers in Cup finalJune 2, 2023 GMT
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jack Eichel didn't know what to expect when the NHL playoffs began in April.
He just knew he was eager to experience the postseason for the first time in his eight-year career — and what a time it's been for him.
3 women who say Cuba Gooding Jr. sexually abused them can testify at sex assault trial, judge rulesJune 2, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Three women who claim Cuba Gooding Jr. sexually abused them — including one upset she never got her day in court when Gooding resolved criminal charges without trial or jail — can testify at a federal civil trial next week to support a woman’s claim that the actor raped her in 2013, a judge ruled Friday.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut lawmakers voted Friday to tighten the state's marriage laws, prohibiting anyone under age 18 from being issued a marriage license under any circumstance.
The legislation cleared the Senate unanimously, following a 98-45 bipartisan vote last month in the House of Representatives.
Virginia scores 10 early runs, routs Army 15-1June 2, 2023 GMT
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Ethan Anderson hit a two-run homer in the first and scored in the second as Virginia combined for 10 runs in the first two innings en route to a 15-1 victory over Army on Friday in the Charlottesville Regional.
6-year-old horse dies at Belmont Park after race injury; Chaysenbryn euthanized on trackJune 2, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A 6-year-old horse died after being injured in a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week’s Triple Crown finale in New York.
Chaysenbryn injured his right front leg nearing the quarter pole in Thursday’s third race.
Post-mortem exams being performed on 2 dead whales seen floating off New York this weekJune 2, 2023 GMT
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Two dead humpback whales were spotted floating in the waters off New York this week, officials said, part of a troubling rise in whale deaths in the region.
Necropsies were being performed Friday to determine what killed the two whales that were first seen Wednesday, one off eastern Long Island and one in Raritan Bay between New Jersey and the New York City borough of Staten Island.
Wegmans is closing one of its largest grocery stores. Its unusual location hurt businessJune 2, 2023 GMT
NATICK, Mass. (AP) — The Wegmans supermarket chain is closing one of its largest and most unusual stores because it has not attracted enough business, the company said.
The Natick, Massachusetts store will close on an undetermined date this summer, the Rochester, New York-based company said in a statement on Thursday.
A Texas high school cheerleader says she tries not to think about the man who allegedly shot her after a teammate mistakenly entered his car in a supermarket parking lot.
“He did what he did, and I'm just going to try and get through it, there's no point in me, really, trying to think about what he did,” Payton Washington, 18, told ABC’s Good Morning America on Friday.
NCAA champ Rose Zhang makes impressive LPGA Tour debut in Mizuho Americas Open near NYCJune 2, 2023 GMT
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Two-time NCAA champion Rose Zhang made her professional debut Thursday on the LPGA Tour, a solid opening round in the Mizuho Americas Open.
Mets play the Blue Jays in first of 3-game seriesJune 2, 2023 GMT
Toronto Blue Jays (30-27, fourth in the AL East) vs. New York Mets (30-27, second in the NL East)
New York; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBABLES: Blue Jays: Chris Bassitt (5-4, 3.80 ERA, 1.13 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Mets: Justin Verlander (2-2, 4.80 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 22 strikeouts)
Gil and the New England Revolution visit New York City FCJune 2, 2023 GMT
New England Revolution (7-3-5, third in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York City FC (4-7-4, 13th in the Eastern Conference)
The Bronx, New York; Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE: NYCFC +100, New England +251, Draw +261; over/under is 2.5 goals
New York Red Bulls play Orlando City after shutout victoryJune 2, 2023 GMT
Orlando City SC (5-4-5, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Red Bulls (4-5-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Harrison, New Jersey; Saturday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK MLS LINE: New York -123, Orlando City SC +339, Draw +253; over/under is 2.5 goals
New details of Jeffrey Epstein’s death and the frantic aftermath revealed in records obtained by APJune 2, 2023 GMT
The records help to dispel the many conspiracy theories surrounding Epstein’s suicide, underscoring how fundamental failings at the Bureau of Prisons contributed to Epstein’s death.
NEW YORK (AP) — Macy's slashed its outlook for the entire year as sales weakened in the first quarter during an increasingly challenging economic environment, including stubbornly high inflation.
Sales began to flag in March, forcing the New York department store to cut prices on clothes and other discretionary items.
Synthetic surfaces gaining traction at major horse racing tracksJune 2, 2023 GMT
Dirt flying as horses race around the track. Fans cheering as their favorite thunders down the stretch, hooves pounding toward the finish line.
That sight and sound has disappeared from some North American racetracks that have replaced traditional dirt with a synthetic surface made of wax-coated sand, fibers and recycled rubber.
DENVER (AP) — The latest sanctions, if any, that the NBA plans to levy against Memphis guard Ja Morant for his second instance of displaying a gun on social media will be announced shortly after the finals, Commissioner Adam Silver said Thursday.
Soaring rhetoric: NASA mission will carry Poet Laureate Ada Limón’s words to JupiterJune 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — A new work by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón, written for an upcoming NASA mission to Jupiter's moon Europa, is a glance at outer space that returns back to Earth.
Limón's “In Praise of Mystery: A Poem for Europa,” which she read Thursday night during a ceremony at the Library of Congress, is part of NASA's “ Message In a Bottle Campaign ” as the aeronautics and space administration prepares for a years-long journey.
NEW YORK (AP) — Warming up to start the fifth inning, Max Scherzer was stopped by umpire Tripp Gibson from throwing his eighth and usually last warmup pitch. The 2-minute, 15-second clock between innings had run down.
NEW YORK (AP) — Airbnb sued New York City on Thursday over an ordinance that the company says imposes arbitrary restrictions that would greatly reduce the local supply of short-term rentals.
The 2022 ordinance, which the city plans to begin enforcing next month, would require owners to register with the mayor’s office, disclose who else lives in the property, and promise to comply with zoning, construction and maintenance ordinances.
Canha, Scherzer lead Mets over Phillies 4-2 for 3-game sweepJune 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Canha's hot streak won't cause him to try to keep too much the same.
“I’m not superstitious,” he said, laughing. “I’m a little spicious.”
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills added veteran depth to their offensive line by signing Brandon Shell to a one-year contract on Thursday.
Shell is listed at 6-foot-5 and 324 pounds and has seven years of NFL experience, starting 11 games for Miami last season after being promoted off the Dolphins’ practice squad.
Oath Keeper who guarded Roger Stone before Jan. 6 attack gets more than 4 years in prisonJune 1, 2023 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for former President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone before storming the U.S.
Sotheby’s buys modernist Breuer building from Whitney Museum, will move NYC galleries thereJune 1, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — The auction house Sotheby's will buy the modernist Marcel Breuer-designed building that housed New York's Whitney Museum of American Art for nearly 50 years, Sotheby's announced Thursday.