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LOS ANGELES (AP) - Ricky Nolasco pitched into the seventh inning to pick up his first win in almost exactly two months, Yunel Escobar drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Angels snapped the Dodgers' 10-game winning streak, 4-0. Nolasco, 0-7 over his last 10 starts, gave up five hits while striking out five and walking two in 6 2/3 innings.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Buster Posey hit an RBI double in the first and a sacrifice fly two innings later, Jeff Samardzija struck out five pitching into the seventh and the San Francisco Giants snapped a five-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Rockies 9-2. Brandon Belt and Denard Span each added run-scoring triples to back Samardzija, who lost his first three starts against the Rockies this year.

NEW YORK (AP) - Russell Westbrook has been voted NBA MVP after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season. Westbrook's victory ended the first NBA Awards show, which included two wins apiece for the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks. He led the league with 31.6 points and added 10.7 rebounds and 10.4 assists per game, joining Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for the season. He easily beat James Harden and Kawhi Leonard.

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) - Helmsman Peter Burling and Emirates Team New Zealand have won the America's Cup by routing software tycoon Larry Ellison's Oracle Team USA. The Kiwis claimed the oldest trophy in international sports on the Great Sound, winning Race 9 to clinch the match at 7-1. It was sweet atonement for the Kiwis. In 2013 on San Francisco Bay, Team New Zealand reached match point at 8-1. Oracle then staged one of the biggest comebacks in sports, winning eight straight races to retain the Auld Mug.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - An appeals court has upheld a ruling that dismissed a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th District affirmed a district court ruling that said that the minors, like the majors, are exempt from federal antitrust law. The players said that most minor leaguers make less than $7,500 a year.

NEW YORK (AP) - D'Angelo Russell wasn't only traded, he was criticized on the way out the door. Lakers President Magic Johnson said he wanted a leader at point guard. But Russell said the Lakers are in his past and their comments are irrelevant. He's looking for a fresh start in Brooklyn after being acquired by the Nets. Brooklyn also got Timofey Mozgov in the deal that sent Brook Lopez to Los Angeles.

(AP) - Teemu Selanne and longtime Ducks teammate Paul Kariya headline the Hockey Hall of Fame's class of 2017. Selanne and Kariya are joined by Dave Andreychuk, Mark Recchi, women's star Danielle Goyette, coach Clare Drake and Bruins owner Jeremy Jacobs.

(AP) - Moves made before and at the draft were just the start of some big shakeups around the NHL going into free agency. The Rangers, Islanders, Coyotes and Panthers are expected to be particularly active in the coming days on the trade and free agency fronts.

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