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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — They traded punches with Evander Holyfield. They dunked a basketball on ice. They flopped around like beached whales.

The Carolina Hurricanes have done plenty of unusual things this season, and here is one more: They are preparing...Read more

April is just over a week old, and already Whit Merrifield is more than halfway to matching Joe DiMaggio's famous hitting streak.

That's because Merrifield's run began toward the end of last season — so long ago that it doesn't totally resonate....Read more

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis has tied the major league record for the longest hitless streak by a position player, going 0 for 46 during an unproductive run that began last year.

Baltimore's highly paid first baseman was retired in his first two trips...Read more

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carli Lloyd realizes millions of casual soccer fans don't follow the international game outside the World Cup. Some American fans haven't paid close attention to the U.S. women's national team since Lloyd got her iconic hat trick to win the Final four...Read more

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Keith Mitchell has attended the Masters four or five times, and he has played Augusta National five times through friends, his time playing at Georgia or a practice round when he qualified by winning the Honda Classic.

None of that...Read more

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Justin Rose has been atop the leaderboard at the Masters after every round except the one that matters.

He is making his 14th appearance, so he has the experience.

He has been runner-up twice, most recently in a...Read more

Three of the top seven teams in the NHL are packed into a four-team murderers' row playoff bracket and only one can reach the Eastern Conference final.

The Tampa Bay Lightning's reward for finishing 21 points ahead of the rest of the league during the...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Ottavino took the mound, wearing a flannel uniform and a glove half the size of his regular leather.

Up to the plate stepped the Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat himself. The Bambino hit five thunderous drives as the pitcher turned his...Read more

Dead last in the NHL in early January, the St. Louis Blues looked like underachievers who cost their head coach his job and wouldn't remain together for long.

Then the Blues did the improbable, winning 30 of their final 45 games to become the seventh...Read more

Pascal Siakam confidently launches shots he may not have dared attempt in previous seasons. He makes plays during times of the game when he would have been sitting on the bench.

The Toronto Raptors forward might be the leading candidate for the most...Read more