- Lawmakers to discuss heroin scourge in western New York
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A panel of state lawmakers is headed to western New York to discuss the problems posed by addiction to heroin and other opiates.
- Conley's comeback stirs memories of gritty performances
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- Rangers rout Astros 11-3 to complete 3-game sweep
HOUSTON (AP) — After a long stretch of outstanding baseball, the Houston Astros stumbled as soon as Texas arrived in town.
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- Harden has big 4th quarter; Rockets beat Clippers 115-109
HOUSTON (AP) — Stuck on the bench with four fouls for most of the third quarter, James Harden knew he would have to make up for lost time when he got back on the floor.
- J&J seeks bioethics advice on compassionate use of drugs
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dying patients sometimes seek emergency access to experimental medicines, desperate for a last-chance treatment even if there's little proof it could help. Now drug giant Johnson & Johnson is taking an unusual step, turning to independent bioethicists for advice on when to say yes or no.
- Giavotella's double in 9th lifts Angels over Mariners 4-3
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Johnny Giavotella hit an RBI double in the ninth inning and Mike Trout homered, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-3 victory over Seattle on Wednesday night and their second walk-off win in a row over the Mariners.
- NBA Playoff Capsules
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points, Kyrie Irving added 21 and the Cleveland Cavaliers evened their semifinal series with Chicago with a 106-91 victory over the Bulls in Game 2 on Wednesday night.
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- Danny Duffy roughed up by Indians as Royals lose 10-3
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Danny Duffy offered no excuses for his poor performance. Nor did he try to blame anyone else.
- Peguero hits 2 homers, Rangers rout Astros 11-3 behind Lewis
HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Rangers showed what they can do when their pitching and offense are clicking.
- Rosario homers in debut; Twins blast A's 13-0
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Oakland Athletics entered Wednesday desperately looking to win a second straight game for the just the second time this season. The Minnesota Twins had other ideas.
- Cardinals' 8-game streak ends with 6-5 loss to Cubs
ST. LOUIS (AP) — After getting the big hit two straight nights, Mark Reynolds cooled off.
- Indians rough up Danny Duffy, roll to 10-3 win over Royals
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Indians had won just twice in their first 11 games against left-handed starters this season, and were forced to face Royals lefty Danny Duffy on the mound Wednesday night.
- Cubs end Cardinals' 8-game streak with 6-5 win
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Anthony Rizzo went deep again. So did Jon Lester.