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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The fog machine, strobe lights and blaring music in the clubhouse tell the story of San Francisco's winning midseason vibe after all those months of losing when contending seemed so far out of the question.

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins picked the perfect time to turn a triple play for the first time in more than two years , squelching a first-inning rally in the series opener against the New York Yankees.

SOUTH BURLINGTON — The Vermont Ravens were victorious in their home opener Sunday, taking a 21-18 win over the New Haven Venom.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — The full rosters for the 2019 New England Collegiate Baseball League (NECBL) All-Star Game were announced Sunday afternoon by the league office. The 2019 NECBL All-Star Game will be hosted by the Vermont Mountaineers at Montpelier Recreation Field on Sunday.

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. — Vermont pitcher Ryan Murphy has been named the New England Collegiate Baseball League’s Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the league office Monday morning.

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NEW YORK (AP) — ESPN's Dan Le Batard was not at his radio show Monday after attracting attention for criticizing President Donald Trump's racist tweets and his network's policy of avoiding politics unless it involved sports.

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BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando, stars of the United States' gold medal-winning hockey team in South Korea, are hard at work training to make another Olympic team in 2022. But they're also carving out time to do good off the ice, launching a fo…

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GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Mack Horton walked into the dining room at the athletes' village and the applause began. It swelled into a standing ovation for the Australian swimmer after his personal protest against China's Sun Yang at the world championships.

MYSTIC, Conn. – The Vermont Mountaineers held off a late comeback attempt by the Mystic Schooners on Sunday, securing a 12-7 victory in New England Collegiate Baseball League action at Fitch High School.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — A fan casually walked to home plate and approached Philadelphia hitter Brad Miller for a handshake before being apprehended, and the Phillies later beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 Sunday on Rhys Hoskins' home run in the 11th inning.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn't thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Asher Wojciechowski took an unlikely no-hitter into the seventh inning, Trey Mancini homered twice off Andrew Cashner and the Baltimore Orioles beat Boston 5-0 Sunday to win their first series from the Red Sox in 11 tries since 2017.

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GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — China's Sun Yang won a record fourth consecutive 400-meter freestyle title in the first final of the world swimming championships, with rival Mack Horton of Australia rallying to finish second.

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NEW YORK (AP) — A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods.

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GWANGJU, South Korea (AP) — Refugee swimmer Yusra Mardini knows what she's talking about when it comes to family separation for asylum seekers, having fled her native Syria four years ago.

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NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — With his championship lead in danger, IndyCar leader Josef Newgarden tightened his grip on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa.

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Manny Pacquiao knocked down Keith Thurman in the first round and persevered for an exciting split-decision victory Saturday night, adding a third straight win to his career resurgence after turning 40 years old.

CASTLETON — Stephen Lavesque, the Vermont men’s Lions’ Cup soccer coach, couldn’t have drawn it up any better.

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. – A four-run onslaught by the New Bedford Bay Sox in the fourth inning was enough to doom the Vermont Mountaineers on Saturday evening at Paul Walsh Field in a key New England Collegiate Baseball League tilt.

CASTLETON — The Vermont team could easily identify where they lost the women’s game of the Lions Twin State Soccer Cup, a 3-1 setback to New Hampshire in Saturday’s annual all-star game pitting the recent high school graduates of the two states against one another.