Blues sign coach Craig Berube to 3-year contract extension
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Blues made official Tuesday what everyone had expected the moment Craig Berube led St. Louis to a remarkable turnaround capped by the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history.
Hayley Wickenheiser headlines 2019 Hockey Hall of Fame class
Canadian women's star Hayley Wickenheiser was elected to the Hockey Hall of Fame in her first year of eligibility. Wickenheiser headlines the 2019 class announced Tuesday that includes former NHL players Sergei Zubov and Guy Carbonneau, Czech hockey star Vaclav Nedomansky and builders Jim Rutherford and Jerry York.
Raptors president 'confident' Leonard will return to champs
TORONTO (AP) — Still absorbing the magnitude of his team's accomplishment, Raptors President Masai Ujiri is confident Kawhi Leonard and the rest of Toronto's core will reunite next season in a bid for another title.
It's on: The World Cup clash between the US and France
PARIS (AP) — It wasn't just the fans who were looking forward to a quarterfinal clash between France and the defending champion United States at the Women's World Cup.
Eyeing the future, Orioles introduce No. 1 pick Rutschman
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles interrupted their miserable 2019 season to introduce a sliver of hope for the future: Adley Rutschman, the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft.
Devils introduce Jack Hughes to New Jersey after big week
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Devils introduced No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes to New Jersey on Tuesday — even though he is already sharing the spotlight.
Column: Fassi embraces expectations and wants to be a star
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Maria Fassi only went to the golf course to watch her two older brothers. They lived near the Club de Golf in Pachuca, about an hour north of Mexico City, and their mother wanted them active in as many sports as possible.
Rock star: After 'Free Solo,' climber unsure of next journey
DENVER (AP) — Rock climber Alex Honnold meticulously chalked his hands before pulling himself up to the thin ledge inside the climate-controlled climbing gym.
Wladimir Klitschko rescued at sea after yacht fire off Spain
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Former heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko says his boat trip off Spain with family and friends was cut short after a fire broke out on board.
Teary-eyed Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honors
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica.
Contreras, Lester lead Cubs past Braves 8-3
CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras wasn't happy with a called second strike in the second inning. He took his displeasure out on the next pitch, hitting it out of the park.
Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night.
Michigan beats Vandy 7-4; 1st title since '62 is 1 win away
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals Monday night.
Phillies snap 7-game losing skid with 13-7 win over Mets
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies busted out of their slump in a big way. Maikel Franco hit a go-ahead two-run homer, Rhys Hoskins, Jean Segura and Jay Bruce also went deep and the Phillies beat the New York Mets 13-7 Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak.
The Latest: Giannis Antetokounmpo wins NBA MVP honor
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NBA Awards show in Santa Monica, California (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks has won Most Valuable Player honors at the NBA Awards.
Mets fine Callaway, Vargas after run-in with reporter
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mickey Callaway needed two news conferences to issue one apology. After the New York Mets fined their manager and pitcher Jason Vargas for their expletive-filled confrontation with a reporter following a weekend loss, Callaway stopped short of saying he was sorry for the incident during his first meeting with the media on Monday.
Day after girl struck by foul, Dodgers studying more netting
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers say they're studying how to improve the protective netting after a young girl was hit in the head by a liner from slugger Cody Bellinger.
Fever have travel woes getting home from Seattle
The Indiana Fever had quite an adventure getting back home after finishing off a three-game road trip in Seattle this weekend. Suffice to say, Fever veteran Natalie Achonwa didn't expect the trip would involve an 8 ½-hour bus haul.
Warriors GM to meet soon with Kevin Durant, Klay Thompson
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State general manager Bob Myers plans to meet with both Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson ahead of the start of free agency this weekend.
US in the World Cup quarterfinals after 2-1 win over Spain
REIMS, France (AP) — Spain tested the United States like no other team at the Women's World Cup. The U.S. looked disorganized at times facing Spain's aggressive and physical style before pulling out a 2-1 victory Monday night.
European vacation over, Naeher and US bounce back up
REIMS, France (AP) — Alyssa Naeher's European vacation ended quickly Monday night. After three games with little to do, the 31-year-old American goalkeeper blundered in her first World Cup knockout match, playing a short pass to Becky Sauerbrunn that led to Spain's tying goal just 2 minutes, 40 seconds after the United States had taken the lead.
Sweden through to quarterfinals with 1-0 win over Canada
PARIS (AP) — Stina Blackstenius scored early in the second half and Sweden advanced to the quarterfinals at the Women's World Cup with a 1-0 victory over Canada on Monday night.
Rocket-armed Cardinals closer Hicks has torn elbow ligament
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals closer Jordan Hicks has a torn elbow ligament and the team says it's determining what to do with the hardest-throwing pitcher in the majors.
Blue Jackets at center of attention as NHL free agency looms
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Where many express concern, Jarmo Kekäläinen says he sees only opportunity regarding the uncertain state of the Columbus roster a week before NHL free agency.
Milan-Cortina triumph highlights Italy's north-south divide
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Italy's winning bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics highlighted the growing gap between the north and the south of the country.