Men's sports

In this Jan. 20, 2018 photo, Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg plays against the Carolina Hurricanes in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Detroit. A degenerative back issue is causing the 37-year-old Zetterberg to stop playing it after it was announced Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, at training camp. Zetterberg is not going to officially retire, of course; that would mean forfeiting the remaining $5.35M owed to him through the 2020-21 season. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 14, 2018 - 6:45 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Henrik Zetterberg knew something wasn't right with his back last January when he stopped practicing. Despite the aches and pains, he did not miss a game all season for the Detroit Red Wings. When Zetterberg laced up his skates for the final game of the regular season, he thought that...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2018, file photo, Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is seen during an NBA basketball game in Denver. A Milwaukee police officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts. Police Chief Erik Morales disclosed the firing during a speech at Marquette University on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, but he did not name the officer. Brown sued the police department in June and accused officers of using excessive force and targeting him because he's black. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
September 14, 2018 - 10:35 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee officer involved in the stun gun arrest of Bucks' player Sterling Brown has been fired because of social media posts mocking the incident, the city's police chief said Thursday. Police Chief Alfonso Morales said the firing decision was not tied to anything Erik Andrade...
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New York Mets' Todd Frazier follows through on a walkoff home run during the ninth inning of the first baseball game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 13, 2018 - 11:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — On the day that Mets captain David Wright announced he'll return to play his last big league game during New York's final homestand, Todd Frazier did his fellow third baseman proud. Michael Conforto and Frazier hit back-to-back homers with two outs in the ninth inning to give New...
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Portuguese tennis umpire Carlos Ramos attends the draw ahead of the Davis Cup semifinal matches between Croatia and United States in Zadar, Croatia, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018. Ramos, the chair umpire who penalized Serena Williams a game in the U.S. Open final has been assigned to officiate the Davis Cup semifinal matches between the United States and Croatia. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
September 13, 2018 - 9:00 am
ZADAR, Croatia (AP) — Serena Williams isn't getting much support from the men on the United States' Davis Cup team over her insinuation that sexism played a role in the code violations she received during the U.S. Open final. Then again, Steve Johnson, Mike Bryan and Ryan Harrison are trying their...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge takes batting practice before a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 12, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees are set to achieve their goal of coming under baseball's luxury tax threshold for the first time since the penalty started in 2003. Boston and Washington remain the only teams on track to pay the tax his year, according to Aug. 31 figures compiled by the...
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Atlanta Braves' Tyler Flowers makes it safely to first base as San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) looks for the ruling from umpire Jeremie Rehak during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in San Francisco. The Braves' Charlie Culberson scored a run on the play. Atlanta won the game 2-1. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 12, 2018 - 7:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. The Giants lost their 11th straight, the worst skid since the team moved to San...
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September 12, 2018 - 8:59 am
Fueling speculation about his White House ambitions, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker will headline a Democratic fundraising event in South Carolina in October. That will put Booker in front of more than 1,000 South Carolina Democrats, including many of the state's most prominent black leaders and...
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Chicago Cubs second baseman Javier Baez (9) and shortstop Addison Russell (27) celebrate their 3-0 win against the Milwaukee Brewers in a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
September 12, 2018 - 2:35 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: LAST SHOT The Brewers try to close ground on the NL Central-leading Cubs in their final showdown of the regular season. Chicago beat Milwaukee 3-0 on Tuesday night to stretch its division lead to two games. The Cubs will start right-hander Kyle...
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In this Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, photo, shows moon rocks encased in acrylic and mounted on a wooden plaque at the Clark Planetarium, in Salt Lake City. A former NASA investigator who has spent more than a decade tracking missing moon rocks is closing in on his goal of finding all 50 lunar samples gifted to U.S. states after Neil Armstrong's first steps on the moon. In recent weeks, two more of the moon rocks that dropped off the radar after the 1969 Apollo 11 mission have been located in Louisiana and Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
September 12, 2018 - 2:30 am
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A strange thing happened after Neil Armstrong and the Apollo 11 crew returned from the moon with lunar rocks: Many of the mementos given to every U.S. state vanished. Now, after years of sleuthing, a former NASA investigator is closing in on his goal of locating the...
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Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, right, celebrates with Tzu-Wei Lin (30) and Eduardo Nunez, center, after his pinch-hit, three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Ryan Tepera during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 12, 2018 - 12:13 am
BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox became the first team in the major leagues to clinch a playoff berth and did not celebrate. "Any time you make the playoffs and give yourself a chance to be that last team, it's a pretty special thing," Brock Holt said. "We're excited by that, but we've got more work to do...
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