KANSAS CITY — Carlos Rodón struck out eight in six innings, Zack Collins homered and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 on Friday night.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit is headed to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes while trainer Bob Baffert said Monday that he won’t attend the race to avoid being a distraction in the wake of scrutiny following the colt’s failed postrace drug test.

KANSAS CITY — Yermin Mercedes and Jose Abreu had three RBI each to help the Chicago White Sox beat Kansas City 9-3 on Sunday, finishing off a three-game sweep and handing the Royals their eighth consecutive loss.

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Russell Westbrook tied Oscar Robertson's NBA record for triple-doubles with 181, finishing with 33 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and made two free throws with a second left to give Washington a 133-132 overtime victory over Indiana on Saturday night in Indianapolis.

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Gleyber Torres’ tying single in the ninth inning and a winning infield single in the 11th helped the New York Yankees overcome former MU pitcher Max Scherzer’s commanding 14-strikeout performance to beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Saturday in New York.

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The Los Angeles Lakers won’t have home-court advantage in the first round of the Western Conference playoffs. They need help if they’re going to escape the play-in tournament. Worse yet, their invitation to the postseason isn’t even guaranteed.

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