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Joel Embiid returns to action after limping off in 76ers’ game versus Magic

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid was back on the court at the start of the second half of Friday's game against the Orlando Magic after appearing to hurt his left knee in the final minutes of the second quarter. Embiid, who missed 29 games after suffering a torn left ...

Guardians ace Shane Bieber has Tommy John surgery

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians ace Shane Bieber had Tommy John surgery on Friday and will start a long recovery. The 2020 Cy Young Award winner made two strong starts this season before pain in his elbow became too overwhelming and surgery was ...

Duke’s top two scorers in C Filipowski, G McCain declare for NBA draft

DURHAM, N .C. (AP) — Kyle Filipowski and Jared McCain, Duke's top two scorers, are both off the NBA. The two announced their decisions on social media Friday. Filipowski, a 7-foot sophomore from Westtown, N.Y., was named a second-team AP All-American after averaging a team-high 16.4 points. ...

Joel Embiid scores 37 as 76ers beat Pistons 120-102 for 6th straight victory

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid had 37 points and 11 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers extended their winning streak to six games with a 120-102 win over the Detroit Pistons on Tuesday night. Buddy Hield scored 18 and Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 as the 76ers (45-35) continued their push to ...

Realmuto, Nola spark Phillies to 4-3 win over the Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — J.T. Realmuto had two hits and scored two runs and Aaron Nola pitched six innings, leading the Philadelphia Phillies to a 4-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday. Realmuto was back in the starting lineup, hitting cleanup. He left Tuesday's game after he was hit ...

Christian Yelich drives in 3 runs as the Brewers beat the Reds 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Yelich and Blake Perkins each drove in three runs, helping Joe Ross and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-5 on Tuesday night. Perkins and Sal Frelick each had three of Milwaukee's 13 hits. Jake Bauers had two RBIs. Ross (1-0) earned his first big ...