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Isaac Paredes homered twice against his former teammates to double his career big league total, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on an afternon Eduardo Rodriguez  left in the first inning and headed to the injured list. Rodriguez lasted just one out and averaged 91.9 mph for his fastball, 2.4 mph below his season average, and left the mound with Tigers head athletic trainer Doug Teter. Drew Rasmussen allowed four hits in five shutout innings with seven strikeouts and no walks, improving to 4-0 with a 1.01 ERA in his last five starts.

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Bryce Harper sat out a third straight game as he recovers from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow and the Phillies slugger may not play right field again until late July. Harper said he was hopeful of returning at some point in the Philadelphia’s three-game series against the Padres. The reigning NL MVP didn't play in Tuesday’s 3-0 loss. The Phillies and Padres wrap the series Thursday afternoon. Phillies manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday that doctors said Harper should not throw for at least six weeks. Harper will remain as the DH whenever he returns to the lineup.

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Sweden prevailed in a penalty shootout to edge host Finland 3-2 Wednesday for its fourth straight victory at the ice hockey world championship. Emil Bemstrom was the only player to score in the shootout to lift Sweden to the top of Group B in Tampere with 11 points. Finland is a point behind in second. In Group A in Helsinki, Denis Malgin scored a short-handed goal and added an assist to lead Switzerland to a 5-3 win over Slovakia. France recorded a 2-1 comeback victory over Italy while Norway beat Austria 5-3.

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The PGA Championship returns this week to Southern Hills Golf Club in Tulsa, Okla., 15 years after Tiger Woods won the 13th of his 15 major championships there in 2007. Woods is back in the field, but, just like the Masters, defending champ Phil Mickelson is not. Post-Gazette golf writer Ger…

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The Gabon soccer federation says Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has retired from internationals. The federation says it received a letter from the Barcelona striker and Gabon captain informing it of his decision. Aubameyang played for the national team for 13 years, made 72 appearances and scored 30 goals to become his country's all-time leading scorer.

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Dozens of players and staff from the Buffalo Bills,  Sabres and Bandits visited the scene of Saturday's mass shooting at a Buffalo supermarket, where they laid flowers, dished out food and handed out groceries. The first stop was a group visit to a memorial at the edge of the store’s parking lot,  where several players placed flowers in front of cut-outs of doves, each bearing the name of a victim. Bills tight end Dawson Knox said he's still trying to wrap his head around the attack that left 10 people dead and three wounded. But he says it hits differently, being there.

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Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans have clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern Spanish city hosting the final of the second-tier European competition. The fans threw chairs and tables at each other and a couple of Rangers fans were seen collapsing after being beaten.

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Ohio State plans to hike Ryan Day’s annual salary to $9.5 million as part of a two-year contract extension that will put him among the nation’s highest-paid college football coaches. Day’s raise makes him the latest coach to crack $9 million per year, putting him in company with Alabama’s Nick Saban and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney and in line with recent megadeals given to Michigan State’s Mel Tucker and LSU’s Brian Kelly. In three seasons, Day has led the Buckeyes to a 34-4 record, including 23-1 in the Big Ten.

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Eintracht Frankfurt and Rangers fans have clashed on the streets of Sevilla a few hours before the Europa League final. Several hundred Frankfurt fans were seen attacking a few dozen Rangers supporters outside a bar on the streets of the southern Spanish city hosting the final of the second-tier European competition. The fans threw chairs and tables at each other and a couple of Rangers fans were seen collapsing after being beaten.

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Ohio State plans to hike Ryan Day’s annual salary to $9.5 million as part of a two-year contract extension that will put him among the nation’s highest-paid college football coaches. Day’s raise makes him the latest coach to crack $9 million per year, putting him in company with Alabama’s Nick Saban and Clemson’s Dabo Swinney and in line with recent megadeals given to Michigan State’s Mel Tucker and LSU’s Brian Kelly. In three seasons, Day has led the Buckeyes to a 34-4 record, including 23-1 in the Big Ten.

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Henrik Stenson came to the PGA Championship at Southern Hills trying to squeeze in an unlikely bid for a second career major while keeping one eye focused on 2023 and a tournament half a world away. The 46-year-old from Sweden is the Europe captain for the next Ryder Cup in Rome. He already is plotting the continent’s response for the beating the Americans dealt last year at Whistling Straits. And he is inspired by Phil Mickelson's PGA victory last year at the age of 50.

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Cleveland Guardians manager Terry Francona has cleared health and safety protocols and returned to the team after missing four games with COVID-19. Francona will be back for Wednesday’s game against Cincinnati along with bench coach DeMarlo Hale. They both tested positive with coronavirus last week while the Guardians were in Chicago and returned to Ohio by bus as the team continued its trip to Minnesota. Hitting analyst Justin Toole is also back with the Guardians, who have dealt with two separate outbreaks in recent weeks. First baseman Josh Naylor is the only Guardians player currently sidelined with the virus.

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The New York Giants added four defensive players to their roster, including three who have previously worked with members of the coaching staff. The Giants announced the signings of defensive end Jalyn Holmes, safety Henry Black, and cornerbacks Maurice Canady and Khalil Dorsey. Canady and Dorsey previously played for defensive coordinator Wink Martindale in Baltimore. Holmes was with defensive line coach Andre Patterson in Minnesota. In corresponding moves, the Giants terminated the contract of linebacker Trent Harris, and waived quarterback Brian Lewerke and defensive end Raymond Johnson III. Defensive back Jordan Mosley was waived-injured.

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Italian sprinter Marcell Jacobs has competed in his first 100-meter race since becoming Olympic champion. He won a meeting in Savona despite a sub-par performance as he returns from an illness. Jacobs impressed in the heats to win his seminal in 9.99 seconds but didn’t seem his usual powerful self in the final. He still won with a time of 10.05. The 27-year-old was scheduled to compete at the Kip Keino Classic earlier this month but he was hospitalized in Kenya with suspected food poisoning.

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Secret Oath could give D. Wayne Lukas a record-tying seventh Preakness victory if she beats the boys in the second jewel of horse racing's Triple Crown. Secret Oath would also be the seventh filly to win the race and second in three years after Swiss Skydiver in 2020. The 86-year-old Hall of Fame trainer decided to put her in the Preakness after she won the Kentucky Oaks in impressive fashion the day before the Derby. Now she's up against favorite and Derby runner-up Epicenter at Pimlico. Lukas thinks Secret Oath could be one of the best fillies he has ever had.

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Police say a former University of Kansas soccer goalie has been killed and her husband has been charged with first-degree murder in her death. Police say officers found 25-year-old Regan Noelle Gibbs fatally wounded Monday night at her apartment in Lawrence. Police say her husband, 26-year-old Chad Joseph Marek, was arrested at the scene. Investigators believe Gibbs death was likely the result of domestic violence, but police have not said how she was killed. Gibbs was a goalkeeper for the Jayhawks’ soccer program from 2015 to 2018. The Kansas City Star reports that Marek appeared in Douglas County District Court on Tuesday. His bond is set at $1 million. 

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Wyatt Worthington II returns to the PGA Championship and not much has changed in six years. He remains only the second Black club pro to qualify for this major championship. Worthington is a teaching pro from central Ohio. He is competing at Southern Hills after tying for fourth in the PGA Professional Championship. Worthington sees this week as a chance to play well and a chance to inspire. He says access to golf for minorities is improving. The biggest obstacle is for minorities to get funding to play at the highest level. The only other Black club pro at the PGA was in 1991.