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Swanson fills void after Acuna's exit as Braves top Marlins

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

ATLANTA - The Atlanta Braves and their manager had plenty of reasons to be unhappy even after completing their first four-game sweep of the Miami Marlins since 2006.
Seeing slugging rookie Ronald Acuna Jr., who had been on a home-run streak, hit by Jose Urena's first pitch led to two melees on the field and more unrest in the clubhouse.
Dansby Swanson filled the power void left by Acuna's exit, hitting a two-run homer that led the Braves to a 5-2 win over Miami on Wednesday night.
Acuna, who had hit leadoff homers in the last three games and homered in five straight games overall, didn't...
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Acuna hit by opening pitch, Braves top Marlins 5-2

Acuna hit by opening pitch, Braves top Marlins 5-2

6 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

ATLANTA - Slugging rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. was hit by a pitch before he could take the Marlins deep again, but Dansby Swanson filled the power void for Atlanta, hitting a two-run homer that led the Braves to a...
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Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

Wild win 2nd straight road game, beat Red Wings 3-2

DETROIT - Luke Kunin and Jordan Greenway scored in the first period, and the Minnesota Wild went on to a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night. Read more ...

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

Wolves overcome Towns' first absence, beat Knicks 115-104

NEW YORK - Derrick Rose scored 20 points, Taj Gibson added a season-high 19, and the Minnesota Timberwolves overcame the first missed game of Karl-Anthony Towns' career to beat... Read more ...

Mangiapane scores late winner to lift Flames over Ducks 2-1

Mangiapane scores late winner to lift Flames over Ducks 2-1

CALGARY, Alberta - Andrew Mangiapane scored the go-ahead goal with 3:29 left and the Calgary Flames beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory. Read more ...

Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0

Blue Jackets land Duchene from Senators, then beat them 3-0

OTTAWA, Ontario - Sergei Bobrovsky made 22 saves and Matt Duchene's first game with the Columbus Blue Jackets was a 3-0 win over his former team, the Ottawa Senators, on Friday... Read more ...

Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

JUPITER, Fla. - Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a... Read more ...

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors spoil DeMar DeRozan's Toronto return

Kawhi Leonard, Raptors spoil DeMar DeRozan's Toronto return

TORONTO - Kawhi Leonard had a go-ahead dunk with 15 seconds left and scored 25 points to help the Toronto Raptors beat his former San Antonio Spurs teammates 120-117 on Friday... Read more ...

Jokic helps Nuggets beat Mavs as Doncic sits with sore ankle

Jokic helps Nuggets beat Mavs as Doncic sits with sore ankle

DALLAS - Nikola Jokic had 19 points and 13 rebounds to lead a deep offensive effort, and the Denver Nuggets broke out in the second half to beat the Dallas Mavericks 114-104 on... Read more ...

Pistons survive Blake Griffin's ejection, top Hawks 125-122

Pistons survive Blake Griffin's ejection, top Hawks 125-122

ATLANTA - Thon Maker sank a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 16.7 seconds remaining and the Detroit Pistons overcame Blake Griffin's ejection to beat the Atlanta Hawks 125-122 on... Read more ...

Patriots owner Bob Kraft was just charged with soliciting prostitution...

Patriots owner Bob Kraft was just charged with soliciting prostitution. Here's how he made his $4.3 billion fortune, from working at his father-in-law's packaging company to buying the NFL team for $172 million

Robert Kraft , the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots who was just charged with soliciting prostitution , is worth at least $4.36 billion . He made his fortune in... Read more ...

Perkins leads No. 25 Buffalo to 80-57 win over Kent State

Perkins leads No. 25 Buffalo to 80-57 win over Kent State

AMHERST, N.Y. - Nick Perkins scored a career-high 27 points and No. 25 Buffalo won its 24th consecutive home game beating Kent State 80-57 on Friday night. Read more ...