Friday Sports in Brief | AP News

Friday Sports in Brief | AP News

NHL DENVER (AFP) – The Tampa Bay Lightning spoiled Colorado’s party to stay in search of a third straight Stanley Cup title, by defeating Avalanche 3-2 Friday night in Game Five. Ondrej Palat scored with 6:22 minutes remaining and Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped 35 shots in front of a raucous crowd hoping to celebrate the first … Read more

DeLucia Shuts Out Arkansas, Sends Rebels to 1st CWS Finals | Sports News

DeLucia Shuts Out Arkansas, Sends Rebels to 1st CWS Finals | Sports News

By Eric Olson, sports writer for the Associated Press Omaha, neb. (AP) — Dylan DeLucia did really well at the first College World series game from Mississippi. He had a great Wednesday in the biggest game, so far, in the show’s 129-year history. DeLucia split a four-stroke in his first close with the Ole Miss, … Read more

Freeman HR Ahead of Emotional Return, Dodgers Sweep Reds | Sports News

Freeman HR Ahead of Emotional Return, Dodgers Sweep Reds | Sports News

By Mitch Stacy, sports writer for the Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Freddy Freeman insisted he didn’t have time yet to think about his highly anticipated return to Atlanta, where he was the beloved face of the Braves and helped bring the World Series to the city last season. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ first-team officer, … Read more

Sooners off to College World Series Finals After Beating A&M | Sports News

Sooners off to College World Series Finals After Beating A&M | Sports News

By Eric Olson, sports writer for the Associated Press OMAHA, NE (AP) – The Oklahoma baseball players came to the College World Series, calling themselves “a bunch of Davids,” a reference to their embrace of the vulnerable identity they adopted after a disappointing start to the season. It was David Sandlin who took most of … Read more

Burnes, Brewers Blank Cards 2-0, Move Alone Atop NL Central | Sports News

Burnes, Brewers Blank Cards 2-0, Move Alone Atop NL Central | Sports News

By Steve Megary, sports writer for the Associated Press Milwaukee (AP) — Corbin Burns continued his recent mastery of the St. Louis Cardinals, allowing the Milwaukee Brewers to beat their division rivals to take the top spot at NL Central. Burns produced seven dominant innings and Tyrone Taylor secured a 2-0 win over the Cardinal’s … Read more