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Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner

By The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his retirement at a news conference in Tokyo, [READ MORE…

Ex-Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized with a stroke

By The Associated Press LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official with Denny Crum’s foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after recently suffering a stroke. Jonathan Israel, who is the principal fundraiser for the Denny Crum Scholarship Foundation, provided the information in a Twitter post attributed to the foundation on Tuesday. [READ MORE…

Bruins, Blues meet in Stanley Cup Final 49 years in making

By STEPHEN WHYNO Seeing the famous photo of Bobby Orr scoring the 1970 Stanley Cup-winning goal to beat his St. Louis Blues doesn’t bring back bad memories for Scotty Bowman. “Not really,” the legendary coach said. “Because we didn’t have a big opportunity to win that series.” Orr and the big, bad [READ MORE HERE]…

Báez’s pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

By MATT CARLSON CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs’ lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez’s pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the [READ MORE HERE]…

Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett leaving for NBA

By The Associated Press SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won’t return for his junior year. Brissett made the announcement Tuesday night on Twitter . He said he decided to leave school after getting feedback from NBA teams and speaking [READ MORE…

Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox

By KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston’s Justin Verlander flirted with a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox, he took a moment to scan the seats behind home plate to see whether childhood idol Nolan Ryan, who threw a record seven no-hitters, was watching from his usual seat behind the plate. [READ MORE HERE]…