• iStock/Thinkstock(LOS ANGELES) -- Former NHL all-star Ilya Kovalchuk, who left the league to play professionally in Russia, has agreed to join the Los Angeles Kings on a three-year deal, according to ESPN.ESPN adds that Kovalchuk will receive $6.25 annually on the deal. Kovalchuk left the NHL in 2013 to play for SKA St. Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL).Kovalchuk's services were in high demand upon announcing his interest in returning to the NHL. He led the KHL in points last year, according to ESPN, and was a top goal-scorer during his first 11 seasons in the NHL. He additionally was named MVP at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang.Vice president and general manager Rob Blake said in a statement "We are excited to add Ilya to the LA Kings organization. He gives us an added element of skill and scoring along with a desire to win. We will withhold further comment until July 1."Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Here are the scores from yesterday's sports events:INTERLEAGUEBaltimore  10  Atlanta 7   F/15AMERICAN LEAGUEOakland   11  Chi White Sox   2Cleveland   10  Detroit    0Tampa Bay   2  N-Y Yankees   1Boston    14  Seattle    10Chi White Sox   6  Oakland   4Texas   8  Minnesota   1Kansas City  1  Houston    0L-A Angels   2  Toronto    1 NATIONAL LEAGUEPhiladelphia  12  Washington   2Arizona    2  Pittsburgh   1    F/13Cincinnati   6  Chi Cubs    3L-A Dodgers   5  N-Y Mets    2Milwaukee   2  St. Louis   1Colorado   11  Miami     3San Diego   6  San Francisco   2 Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.
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  • CINCINNATI (AP) - Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory Friday night, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs.
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  • MILWAUKEE (AP) - Jesus Aguilar homered to break up rookie Jack Flaherty's no-hit bid in the seventh inning, then homered again in the ninth to lift the Milwaukee Brewers over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 on Friday night.
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  • UNDATED (AP) - As expected, the Buffalo Sabres opened the NHL draft by selecting Swedish defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.
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  • SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) - The San Francisco 49ers have signed offensive lineman Laken Tomlinson to a three-year contract extension through the 2021 season.
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