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Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing Lopezes

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USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers. More>>

AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

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AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane. More>>

Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

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Philadelphia's Ben Simmons and Utah's Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA's All-Rookie team. More>>

Patriots take field for OTA with no Brady, no Gronk

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Three months after losing the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the New England Patriots held their second organized team activity _ without Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski. More>>

Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

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The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection. More>>

AP Interview: Phelps says mental health is new passion

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AP Interview: Olympic champion Michael Phelps says mental health is his new passion, giving him a chance to make a bigger impact than he ever did at the pool. More>>

Celtics hope return home can slow LeBron, Cavs in Game 5

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Home Cooking: Celtics hoping return to TD Garden for Game 5 can help slow Cavaliers' resurgence. More>>

NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

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The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper. More>>

Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of life'

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Alex Ovechkin excited about opportunity to lead Capitals to Stanley Cup Final. More>>

NFL discussing possible steps to deal with anthem protests

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The NFL approves a new owner for the Carolina Panthers and passes several rule changes, but the league has yet to agree on what, if anything to do about national anthem protests. More>>

Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, doubles in 1st AB

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The New York Mets have signed free agent Jose Bautista, getting the former home run champion two days after he was cut by the Atlanta Braves. New York said he was available for the game, but he was not in the starting lineup. More>>

Mariners' Dee Gordon has broken toe, joins Cano on DL

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Seattle's Dee Gordon has joined Robinson Cano at second base, just after taking over from the All-Star at second base. More>>

Bumped from Indy, Hinchcliffe plans to help teammate win

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James Hinchcliffe looking to help teammate win Indianapolis 500. More>>

Michigan House changes Nassar bills after legal settlement

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The Michigan House is changing legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case after Michigan State University agreed to a $500 million settlement with victims. More>>

Hall of fame to redo soccer star Brandi Chastain plaque

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Social media is finding little to like about the likeness on a plaque honoring retired soccer champion Brandi Chastain. More>>

Lou Lamoriello hired to run hockey operations for Islanders

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Longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello joins Islanders, with full authority on all hockey matters. More>>

Cup-seeking Wild unveil new GM Fenton: 'No pressure, Paul'

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Wild owner lays out Stanley Cup goal for new GM Fenton upon intro: 'No pressure, Paul, but that is where it starts'. More>>

Brickyard to toy bricks: Danica Patrick gets Lego statue

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Danica Patrick, approaching her final Indy 500, is immortalized with Lego statue. More>>

Favre says he went to rehab 3 times to fight addictions

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Hall of Fame quarterback Brett Favre says he went to rehab three times to fight dependence on painkillers and alcohol. More>>

93-year-old makes first hole-in-one in 65 years of golfing

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A 93-year-old Ohio man made his first hole-in-one in 65 years of golfing and then walked off the course for good a few holes later. More>>

Tickle Me, Fleury: Vegas goalie tickles Jets player's ear

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Marc-Andre Fleury gave Blake Wheeler quite an earful in Vegas' playoff win over Winnipeg. More>>

Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

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The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor. More>>

WORLD CUP: Dads Ronaldo and Messi still seek World Cup title

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Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi go into their fourth World Cup as changed men each seeking to win the game's most coveted prize for the first time. More>>

In Salah's Nile delta village, the Egyptian is a super hero

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In Salah's village deep in Egypt's Nile Delta, the Liverpool winger is a superhero and a role model. More>>

Yates maintains Giro lead, Dennis wins 16th stage time trial

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Simon Yates is still in control of the Giro d'Italia after the British rider limited his losses to closest rival Tom Dumoulin in the individual time trial. More>>

At age 53, Palmeiro hits 1st home run in return to baseball

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Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53. More>>

FIFA: Insufficient evidence of doping by Russia's WCup squad

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FIFA says there is insufficient evidence any players in Russia's World Cup squad have previously doped. More>>

French Open organizers won't give Serena Williams a seeding

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Several of Serena Williams' biggest rivals believe that the 23-time Grand Slam champion deserves more than just a guaranteed spot in the French Open draw. More>>

All tied up: LeBron's 44 helps Cavs even series with Celtics

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LeBron's 44 lifts Cavs to 111-102 win over Celtics in Game 4. More>>

Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final

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T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7. More>>

Baffert thinks Justify has right stuff to win Triple Crown

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Bob Baffert tells 'PodcastOne Sports Now' that he has a good feeling about Justify's chances of winning the Triple Crown. More>>

NFL: Patricia's past not subject to personal conduct policy

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The NFL says sexual assault allegations against Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia from 1996 are not subject to its personal conduct policy. More>>

Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

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NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that allow sports betting. More>>

Nats' Soto, MLB's youngest player at 19, homers in 1st start

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Juan Soto, the youngest player in the majors at 19, has hit a three-run homer in his first career start for the Washington Nationals. More>>

US heavyweight boxer Molina banned 2 years for doping

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American heavyweight Eric Molina has been banned for two years by U.K. Anti-Doping for failing a drug test after losing to Anthony Joshua in December 2016. More>>

LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey's home debut with Reds

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LEADING OFF: Soto swings away, Harvey's home debut with Reds. More>>

Rockies edge Dodgers 2-1, move into 1st place in NL West

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Pinch-hitter Carlos Gonzalez drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in the eighth inning and the Colorado Rockies edged the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1. More>>

Olympian sues USA Swimming, saying it failed to protect her

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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith has sued USA Swimming, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. More>>

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible

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The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games. More>>

Mike Budenholzer looks to unlock Bucks' defensive potential

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The Milwaukee Bucks formally introduce new coach Mike Budenholzer, who hopes to unlock the team's defensive talent. More>>

'Pay the man': Rams back DT Aaron Donald in latest absence

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Aaron Donald is skipping the start of the Los Angeles Rams' voluntary organized team activities while waiting for a new contract. More>>

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

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USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes. More>>

Russia's doping capital gears up for World Cup

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Russia is trying to wipe its sports reputation clean by hosting the World Cup after years of doping scandals. More>>

Wickens crashes, teammate Hinchcliffe still without 500 ride

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Rookie Robert WIckens walked away from a crash during practice for the Indianapolis 500. More>>

LeBronzed? James honored by drive to build statue of him

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LeBron James could be immortalized with statue in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. More>>

Hall of Fame coach Holtz settles lawsuit with Daily Beast

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Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have resolved a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer. More>>

Kansas fires AD, saying progress in some areas 'elusive'

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The University of Kansas has fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger, with Chancellor Douglas Girod saying that "progress has been elusive" in some areas of the program. More>>

Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

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A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons. More>>

Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

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An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed. More>>

Cleveland's bullpen blues keeping AL Central in play

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The fickle nature of relief pitching is holding the Cleveland Indians back. More>>

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole

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Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness. More>>

Hinchcliffe not expecting to run in Indianapolis 500

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IndyCar is not considering expanding its field to 33 cars to make room for James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann to make the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41

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Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals. More>>

Aaron Wise gets 1st tour win, shatters Nelson scoring record

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Aaron Wise cruised to his first PGA Tour victory, shattering the AT&T Byron Nelson record at 23 under on a new course in a race to finish before nightfall after a four-hour rain delay. More>>

LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Harper in walk year

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LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Diamondbacks snake bit lately; Harper in walk year; I-70 series. More>>

Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time

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Ed Carpenter ruined Team Penske's Indianapolis 500 pole-position party. More>>

Ohtani pitches Angels to skid-snapping win over Rays, 5-2

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The Los Angeles Angels have snapped their five-game losing streak with a 5-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. More>>

Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson's hit

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Dansby Swanson's two-run single capped a six-run ninth inning, and the NL-leading Atlanta Braves rallied to stun the Miami Marlins 10-9. More>>

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80

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Billy Cannon, the gifted running back who won the Heisman for LSU in 1959 with memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, has died. More>>

Belmont distance, fatigue test Justify in Triple Crown bid

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Justify heads to Belmont for final leg of Triple Crown bid, coming off two grueling races and facing fresh challengers in New York. More>>

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

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Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final. More>>

Ariya Jutanugarn wins LPGA Tour playoff at Kingsmill

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Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the second hole of a playoff to win the Kingsmill Championship for the second time in three years. More>>

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning

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Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning. More>>

Gray's shot lifts Sparks past Lynx 77-76 in finals rematch

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Chelsea Gray's contested off-balance shot in the lane at the buzzer gave the Los Angeles Sparks a 77-76 victory over the Minnesota Lynx in their season opener, an intense rematch of last year's WNBA finals. More>>

Braves release slumping Bautista, Camargo to play 3B

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The Atlanta Braves have released Jose Bautista and made Johan Camargo their starting third baseman. More>>

Small clubs cross fingers for World Cup windfalls

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Not all of the money that will change hands after the World Cup, when clubs trade players who distinguish themselves on football's biggest stage, will line the pockets of selling clubs, agents and the players themselves. More>>

Jimenez holds on to win Regions Tradition for first major

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Miguel Angel Jimenez won the Regions Tradition for his first senior major title, closing with a 2-under 70 for a three-stroke victory. More>>

Sweden beats Switzerland to retain world ice hockey title

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The United States topped Canada 4-1 to claim the bronze medal at the ice hockey championship on Sunday. Forward Nick Bonino scored the winner on a rebound during a power play in the final period. More>>

Green, Sargent join Pulisic on US soccer roster vs Bolivia

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Midfielder Julian Green returns to U.S. men's national soccer team for 1st time in 2 years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on young American roster for May 28 exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pennsylvania. More>>

With Rome title, Nadal back on track entering French Open

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Elina Svitolina faced little resistance from Simona Halep in a 6-0, 6-4 win Sunday to defend her Italian Open title. More>>

Final round of Byron Nelson starts after 4-hour rain delay

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The final round of the AT&T Byron Nelson has started after a four-hour rain delay. More>>

Johnny Manziel watches a lot, throws a little at CFL camp

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Johnny Manziel spent much of the first day of the Hamilton Tiger-Cats' training camp as an observer. More>>

On time, on target: LeBron, Cavs pound Celtics in Game 3

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LeBron, Cavs dominate Celtics 116-86 in Game of Eastern Conference finals. More>>

Vasillevskiy shines late, Lightning hold off Capitals 3-2

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Cedric Paquette scores early, Andrei Vasilevskiy shines late, Lightning beat Capitals 3-2 in Game 5. More>>

Rays plan to have reliever Romo start 2nd straight day

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Tampa Bay Rays reliever Sergio Romo will start for the second consecutive day in the finale of a four-game series against the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday, Rays manager Kevin Cash said following a 5-3 win on Saturday night. More>>

Justify wins foggy Preakness, keeps Triple Crown bid alive

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Baffert chasing history, Justify pursues Triple Crown in potentially soggy Preakness. More>>

LEADING OFF: Ohtani takes mound, Romo starts again for Rays

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LEADING OFF: Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani starts vs Rays, Dodgers lefty Hill has another blister problem, Darvish tries again for first win with Cubs. More>>

Kemp helps Dodgers rally past Nats, sweep doubleheader

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Ross Stripling struck out a career-high nine in six innings, Max Muncy drove in two runs and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 in the opener of a doubleheader. More>>

Warriors eager to get back on the court, respond from loss

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One good beating per series is plenty for Draymond Green and Golden State. They got it in Game 2, and now the Warriors are eager to regroup for Game 3 back at home where they have won an NBA-record tying 15 straight postseason games at Oracle Arena. More>>

2016 Wimbledon runner-up Raonic pulls out of French Open

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2016 Wimbledon runner-up Milos Raonic has withdrawn from the French Open a week before the clay-court Grand Slam tournament begins. More>>

Yates wins 15th stage for 3rd win, extends Giro lead

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Simon Yates made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 15th stage and the British rider consolidated his overall lead as the race heads into its final week. More>>

Johnny Manziel signs with CFL in path back to football

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Quarterback Johnny Manziel signs with CFL club as he tries to rebuild his football career. More>>

Kevin Harvick picks up $1 million check with All-Star win

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Alex Bowman has won the first stage of the Open to qualify for Saturday night's NASCAR All-Star race. More>>

Helio, Danica move on; Hinchcliffe is bumped from Indy 500

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Helio Castroneves and Danica Patrick both qualified for the Indianapolis 500's nine-car pole shootout Saturday. More>>

Nationals' Kendrick tears Achilles, will miss rest of season

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Veteran Washington Nationals infielder-outfielder Howie Kendrick tore his right Achilles tendon in the opener of a doubleheader against the Los Angeles Dodgers and will miss the rest of the season. More>>

Dodgers' Rich Hill has no solution for recurring blister

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Rich Hill lasted two pitches against the Washington Nationals before being pulled with apparent blister. More>>

Rookie Wise joins Leishman for lead as wind blows at Nelson

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PGA Tour rookie Aaron Wise joins Marc Leishman atop leaderboard as winds finally blow on new course at AT&T Byron Nelson. More>>

Betts, Benintendi power Red Sox past Orioles 6-3

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Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi hit consecutive homers, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Saturday night. More>>

Cowboys WR Terrance Williams arrested on intoxication charge

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Dallas Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams arrested on a charge of public intoxication after police responded to an accident involving his car. More>>

Basketball great Bill Russell released from hospital

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NBA Hall of Famer Bill Russell has been released from a Seattle hospital after an overnight stay for an unknown condition. More>>

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction

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Those who deal with compulsive gamblers worry that the expected expansion of legalized sports betting will lead to significant increases in the number of Americans with gambling problems. More>>

The Latest: Harvick beats Suarez to win NASCAR All-Star race

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Daniel Suarez has joined Alex Bowman in qualifying for the NASCAR All-Star race. More>>

The Latest: Kentucky Derby winner Justify captures Preakness

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Rain soaks fans, creates sloppy track at Pimlico Race Course hours ahead of the Preakness. More>>

Serena Williams, David Beckham in lineup for royal wedding Video included

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Serena Williams, David Beckham make starting lineup for sports at royal wedding. More>>

The Latest: Castroneves claims top spot in Indy qualifying

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Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves posted the fastest lap in final pre-qualifying practice for the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Seeking first major, Jimenez grabs 3-shot lead at Regions

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Miguel Angel Jimenez shot a 6-under 66 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Regions Tradition. More>>

Castroneves posts fastest speed in practice for Indy 500

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Three-time Indianapolis 500 winner Helio Castroneves posted the fastest lap in final pre-qualifying practice for the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Swiss stun Canada, Sweden crushes US in ice hockey semis

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Sweden has reached the final of the ice hockey world championship by crushing the United States 6-0 in Copenhagen. More>>

Super idea: tennis channel pushing Italian Open development

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SuperTennis, a TV channel wholly owned and operated by the Italian Tennis Federation, is helping to push forward expansion of the Italian Open. More>>

Nadal beats Djokovic and will face Zverev for Rome title

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Defending champion Elina Svitolina returned to the Italian Open final with a comfortable 6-4, 6-3 win over 26th-ranked Anna Kontaveit. More>>

Weary king: LeBron says he loses sleep after playoff losses

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LeBron is losing sleep and says there's nothing comfortable about being in 2-0 playoff hole. More>>

Smith's third-period goal lifts Vegas to 3-2 win over Jets

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Reilly Smith scored on a breakaway goal late in the third period to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 4 of their Western Conference final Friday night. More>>

Froome wins 14th stage on Zoncolan, Yates consolidates lead

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Chris Froome has responded to his critics with a fantastic ride up Monte Zoncolan to win the 14th stage of the Giro d'Italia. More>>

Special teams lift Lightning back in East final against Caps

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Lightning special teams key to rebounding in Eastern Conference final against Capitals. More>>

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

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A new poll finds half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. More>>

AP source: Cowboys' Gregory seeks return after yearlong ban

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A person with direct knowledge of the application says Dallas Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory is set to seek reinstatement after missing the 2017 season over multiple violations of the NFL's substance-abuse policy. More>>

Return of Bump Day could give Indy 500 qualifying real boost

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Roger Penske still bemoans the memories from the 1995 Indianapolis 500. More>>

NASCAR adds quirky plate package to $1 million All-Star race

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NASCAR has attempted to spice up its $1 million All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a quirky new rules package. More>>

Rays' creativity will lead to first career start for Romo

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Rays reliever Sergio Romo will make his first career start Saturday against the Angels after appearing in 588 games over the course of 11 seasons, but manager Kevin Cash plans to turn to rookie left-hander Ryan Yarbrough early in the game. More>>

LEADING OFF: Nationals try again to play, Gregorius slumps

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LEADING OFF: Nationals try again to play a full game, Gregorius slumps, Meadows makes nice debut. More>>

Orioles snap 13-game road skid with 7-4 win at Boston

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Jonathan Schoop homered and Alex Cobb got his first win of the season as Baltimore beat Boston 7-4 Friday night, ending the Orioles' 13-game road losing streak. More>>

Preakness looks like Justify's race to lose after Derby win

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Preakness looks like Justify's race to lose as long as he runs to his usual form. More>>

Leishman sets 36-hole Nelson record, keeps Spieth 8 behind

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Marc Leishman follows best PGA Tour round with 5-under 66, sets 36-hole tournament record previously shared by Tiger Woods. More>>

Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting Video included

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Rockets star Chris Paul is among many in the Houston sports world offering condolences to the families affected by a school shooting in the Houston-area on Friday that left 10 people dead. More>>

In Gee Chun leads LPGA Tour's rainy Kingsmill Championship

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In Gee Chun shot a 5-under 66 on Friday to take the lead in the suspended second round of the LPGA Tour's Kingsmill Championship. More>>

Bernal wins Stage 6 to take Tour of California lead

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Egan Bernal won the sixth stage of the Tour of California with a strong ride in the mountains around Lake Tahoe. More>>

Andretti tops speed chart again in Indianapolis 500 practice

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IndyCar driver James Davison walks away from crash during Indianapolis 500 practice. More>>

Nadal and Djokovic to renew rivalry in Italian Open semis

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Seven-time champion Rafael Nadal has overcome a poor first set and a partisan crowd to beat Fabio Fognini 4-6, 6-1, 6-2 and reach the Italian Open semifinals. More>>

Red Ruby pulls away to easy victory in Black-Eyed Susan

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Red Ruby pulls away from Coach Rocks on sloppy track and cruises to victory by 4 3/4 lengths in the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes. More>>

Sauers, Jimenez tied after 2nd round of Champions Tour major

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Sauers, Jimenez share lead halfway through Regions Tradition; Langer 9 back at seniors major. More>>

Louisville settles for $4.5 M with ex-AD Jurich over firing

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Louisville settles for $4.5 million with former athletic director Tom Jurich over firing amid federal corruption scandal. More>>

USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from Nassar scandal

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USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes. More>>

Duke's Allen understands he has to address concerns head-on

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Grayson Allen understands the concerns NBA teams might have about him after four polarizing seasons at Duke in which he attracted about as much attention for play that went over the line as he did for his accomplishments on the court. More>>

WNBA set to begin 22nd season after busy offseason

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It's been a busy offseason in the WNBA since the Minnesota Lynx won the championship last year, beating Los Angeles in another thrilling final. More>>

Viviani wins 13th stage for 3rd win, Yates keeps Giro lead

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Elia Viviani has made it a hat trick of wins in the Giro d'Italia on the 13th stage while Simon Yates remains in the overall lead as the race prepares to head into the mountains. More>>

Several World Cup arenas risk becoming white elephants

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Several of Russia's 12 World Cup stadiums look set to be largely empty after the tournament. More>>

US Open set to open second roofed stadium with new Armstrong

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The new Louis Armstrong Stadium gives U.S. Open officials a No. 2 court they feel is second to none. More>>

Relegated Swansea and Stoke release coaches in record purge

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Manager Carlos Carvalhal has left Swansea after the English Premier League club decided not to renew his contract. More>>

Vasilevskiy, Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

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Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a shot on goal to edge the Washington Capitals 4-2. More>>

Price is right for Red Sox in 6-2 victory over Orioles

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David Price took a shutout into the ninth inning and held Baltimore to five hits in his first complete game this season, leading the Boston Red Sox past the Orioles 6-2. More>>

Gonzalez hits 2-run single in 12th, Rockies beat Giants 5-3

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Carlos Gonzalez blooped a tiebreaking, two-run single with two outs in the 12th inning, lifting the Colorado Rockies past the San Francisco Giants 5-3 in the clubs' first meeting of the year. More>>

Turner, Maeda help Dodgers beat Miami 7-0 to end 6-game skid

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Justin Turner tied a career high with five RBIs and Kenta Maeda pitched eight sharp innings to help the Los Angeles Dodgers snap a six-game losing streak by beating the Miami Marlins 7-0. More>>

Leishman shoots 61 in debut of new course at Byron Nelson

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Marc Leishman shot a 10-under 61 on the new links-style Trinity Forest course to take the first-round lead in the AT&T Byron Nelson. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yanks continue odd trip, Swanson could return

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LEADING OFF: Yankees continue odd road trip, Swanson could return to Braves, Scherzer faces Dodgers, Tazawa available. More>>

Half the horses in Preakness field get 1st shot at Justify

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Half of the 8-horse Preakness field get first shot at unbeaten Derby winner Justify, seek to make mark at Pimlico Race Course. More>>

Celtics hope to put road woes aside vs. Cavs in Cleveland

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Up 2-0 on Cavaliers, Celtics hoping to put aside their playoff road issues now that series is shifting to Cleveland. More>>

It happens every spring: LeBron forced to carry Cavaliers

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LeBron carrying Cavaliers so far against Celtics, and can use some relief in a hurry. More>>

Castillo helps White Sox rally past Rangers 4-2

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Welington Castillo gets key 2-run single as Chicago White Sox rally past Texas Rangers 4-2. More>>

Rough road: Yanks spend night at airport after plane delayed

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The New York Yankees spent Wednesday night at Dulles International Airport in suburban Virginia, stuck after their matchup against the Washington Nationals was rained out. More>>

Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

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Gambling and technology firms are scrambling to position themselves for a piece of the emerging sports betting market in the U.S. now that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for states to legalize it. More>>

NCAA opens door to championships in states with sports bets

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The NCAA is opening a door for states with legalized sports gambling to host NCAA championship events. More>>

Rahal goes from 34th to 1st during Indianapolis 500 practice

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Graham Rahal posted the fastest lap during practice for the Indianapolis 500 while JR Hildebrand hit the wall in the first crash of the week. More>>

IndyCar adds eye-tracking system to concussion test protocol

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IndyCar has added an eye-tracking computer test to its concussion protocol that can better determine if a driver can be cleared to race following a hard crash. More>>

Reuben Foster's ex-girlfriend testifies she lied about abuse

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The former girlfriend of Reuben Foster has testified at a preliminary hearing that she lied to police when she said the San Francisco 49ers linebacker attacked her, allegations that led to a domestic violence case against him. More>>

$500M settlement in Nassar case won't be shared equally

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Lawyers say the $500 million settlement between Michigan State University and hundreds of Larry Nassar's victims will be divided up after weighing many factors, such as the date and victim's age when the sexual assaults occurred. More>>

Knock, knock: Browns there; team set for HBO's 'Hard Knocks'

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Browns to be featured on HBO's 'Hard Knocks' this season. More>>

5 share LPGA lead after opening 65s at Kingsmill

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Annie Park turned a blistering stretch into a share of the first-round lead at the Kingsmill Championship. More>>

Qatar helps keep US capital city subway open for NHL fans

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Qatar is helping hockey fans in the U.S. capital get an extra hour of subway service on the night of Game 4 of the Eastern Conference final between the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning. More>>

Cards pitcher Wainwright onto 60-day DL, catcher Kelly out

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The St. Louis Cardinals have shifted pitcher Adam Wainwright to the 60-day disabled list because of persistent pain in his right elbow, with no set timetable for his return. More>>

Miguel Angel Jimenez leads Regions Tradition

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Miguel Angel Jimenez shot an 8-under 64 to take the first-round lead in the Regions Tradition, the first of the PGA Tour Champions' five major championships. More>>

Basketball 'escort queen' arrested on forged checks charge

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The self-proclaimed "escort queen" at the center of the University of Louisville's basketball team sex scandal has been arrested. More>>

Nadal avenges Shapovalov defeat, Djokovic through

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Simona Halep's hold on the No. 1 ranking received a boost when American opponent Madison Keys withdrew from their third-round match at the Italian Open due to a right rib injury. More>>

Kane leads US into semis, Canada knocks out Russia

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Captain Patrick Kane scored two goals to lift the United States to a 3-2 win over the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championship while Canada beat Russia 5-4 in overtime. More>>

Rockets rout Warriors 127-105 to tie series at 1-all

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James Harden and Eric Gordon had 27 points each to lead a balanced scoring attack and the Houston Rockets routed the Golden State Warriors 127-105 on Wednesday night to even the Western Conference finals at one game apiece. More>>

WNBA donating portion of ticket sales to women's groups

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The WNBA is teaming up with several organizations that are changing the game for women and girls; season starts on Friday. More>>

Marchessault scores twice, Golden Knights top Jets 4-2

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Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals _ including an empty-netter in the closing seconds _ to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of the Western Conference final. More>>

Justify tests soggy Pimlico track in workout for Preakness

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Justify takes it easy in first workout at Pimlico, showing no signs that heel bruise will be an issue in Preakness. More>>

Michigan State agrees to pay $500M to settle Nassar claims

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Michigan State University says it has reached a $500 million settlement with hundreds of women and girls who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar in the worst sex-abuse case in sports history. More>>

Bennett wins 12th stage, Yates maintains Giro lead

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Sam Bennett of Ireland has pulled off a superb final attack to win the 12th stage of the Giro d'Italia as Simon Yates remained in the overall lead of the race. More>>

The Latest: MSU president says settlement helps healing

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Michigan State University's interim president says the school's $500 million settlement with victims of former campus sports doctor Larry Nassar will help the survivors and school heal. More>>

AP Source: Bucks agree to hire Mike Budenholzer as coach

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A person familiar with the search tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have reached agreement with Mike Budenholzer to become the team's next coach. More>>

Harden, James, Davis finalists for NBA MVP award

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Houston's James Harden, Cleveland's LeBron James and Anthony Davis of New Orleans are the finalists for the NBA's MVP award. More>>

Verlander throws 5-hit shutout, Astros blank Angels 2-0

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Justin Verlander pitched a five-hitter for his first shutout in three years and Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer as the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-0. More>>

Red Sox avoid sweep with 6-4 win over A's

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Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, J.D. Martinez added a two-run shot and the Boston Red Sox avoided their first series sweep this season with a 6-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics. More>>

LEADING OFF: Baby Braves face Lester, Cubs; Archer vs Angels

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LEADING OFF: Baby Braves face Lester, Cubs; Herrera still hot for surging Phils; Maxwell can't cross border; Archer vs Angels in Anaheim fish fry. More>>

Backcourt blues: Cavs guards Smith, Hill horrible in Game 2

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Cavs starting guards looking to shake awful performance in Game 2 loss. More>>

The Latest: Nassar victims to get ESPYS courage award

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The chairman of Michigan State University's governing board says the school is "truly sorry" for what disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar's victims and families went through. More>>

Reeling Dodgers struggling against NL's worst teams

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Los Angeles Dodgers struggling against NL's worst teams, searching for answers. More>>

Justify draws 7 post, is heavy favorite to win Preakness

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Justify is the 1-2 morning-line favorite in an eight-horse field at the Preakness coming off his impressive win in the Kentucky Derby. More>>

Marco Andretti leads field on 2nd day of Indy 500 practice

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Marco Andretti led four Honda drivers atop the speed chart on the second day of practice for the Indianapolis 500. More>>

Calhoun says he expects to coach DIII Saint Joseph

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Hall of Fame coach Jim Calhoun says he expects to be on the bench at the tiny Division III University of Saint Joseph in the fall, but still has some contractual issues with UConn to work out before that can be possible. More>>

SEC visionary: Former Commissioner Mike Slive dies at 77

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Mike Slive, the former Southeastern Conference commissioner who guided the league through a period of unprecedented success and prosperity, has died. More>>

Glover's wife blames attack on mother-in-law in 911 call

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Glover says on 911 call that wife was lying when she said mother-in-law attacked her. More>>

Willson with Detroit after growing up across the border

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When you play for the Detroit Lions, you can be from Canada and still be considered local. More>>

Griezmann owed it to coach Simeone to win Europa League

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Striker Antoine Griezmann punished sloppy Marseille with two expertly-taken goals as Atletico Madrid won the Europa League for the third time with a 2-0 win on Wednesday. More>>

  • BaseballMore>>

  • Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, doubles in 1st AB

    Mets sign Bautista, recently cut Braves, doubles in 1st AB

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:33 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:33:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:35 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:35:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Jose Bautista bats during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. The Braves have released Bautista a month after picking up the ve...(AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File). FILE - In this May 10, 2018, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Jose Bautista bats during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in Miami. The Braves have released Bautista a month after picking up the ve...
    The New York Mets have signed free agent Jose Bautista, getting the former home run champion two days after he was cut by the Atlanta Braves. New York said he was available for the game, but he was not in the...More >>
    The New York Mets have signed free agent Jose Bautista, getting the former home run champion two days after he was cut by the Atlanta Braves. New York said he was available for the game, but he was not in the starting lineup.More >>
  • Mariners' Dee Gordon has broken toe, joins Cano on DL

    Mariners' Dee Gordon has broken toe, joins Cano on DL

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:22:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:04:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon stands on second base after stealing in the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Seattle. Gordon scored from second on a walk-off RBI single hit by Je...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren). Seattle Mariners' Dee Gordon stands on second base after stealing in the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, May 20, 2018, in Seattle. Gordon scored from second on a walk-off RBI single hit by Je...
    Seattle's Dee Gordon has joined Robinson Cano at second base, just after taking over from the All-Star at second base.More >>
    Seattle's Dee Gordon has joined Robinson Cano at second base, just after taking over from the All-Star at second base.More >>
  • At age 53, Palmeiro hits 1st home run in return to baseball

    At age 53, Palmeiro hits 1st home run in return to baseball

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:15:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:24 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:24:14 GMT
    Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53.More >>
    Rafael Palmeiro still has power, even at 53.More >>
  • FootballMore>>

  • Patriots take field for OTA with no Brady, no Gronk

    Patriots take field for OTA with no Brady, no Gronk

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:12:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:46:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steven Senne). New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer flips the visor on his hat while speaking to a reporter following NFL football organized team activities practice at the team's training camp, in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, May 22, ...(AP Photo/Steven Senne). New England Patriots quarterback Brian Hoyer flips the visor on his hat while speaking to a reporter following NFL football organized team activities practice at the team's training camp, in Foxborough, Mass., Tuesday, May 22, ...
    Three months after losing the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the New England Patriots held their second organized team activity _ without Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski.More >>
    Three months after losing the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles, the New England Patriots held their second organized team activity _ without Tom Brady and Rob Gronkowski.More >>
  • Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

    Helmet hits will lead to ejections under new NFL rule

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:53 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:53:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:46:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Atlanta Falcons President, CEO and NFL competition committee member Rich McKay speaks about rule changes during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla....(AP Photo/John Raoux, File). FILE - In this March 26, 2014 file photo, Atlanta Falcons President, CEO and NFL competition committee member Rich McKay speaks about rule changes during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla....
    The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection.More >>
    The NFL has passed a new rule for this season that says any player who initiates contact with his helmet is subject to ejection.More >>
  • NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

    NFL unanimously approves Tepper's $2.2b purchase of Panthers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:48 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:46:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.(AP Photo/John Bazemore). David Tepper, right, arrives for the NFL owners spring meetings where a vote was expected on his purchase of the Carolina Panthers Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Atlanta\.
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.More >>
    The NFL has unanimously approved a $2.2 billion deal to sell the Carolina Panthers to the hedge fund founder David Tepper.More >>
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Workers at Las Vegas hotel-casinos vote on whether to strike

    Workers at Las Vegas hotel-casinos vote on whether to strike

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:42:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:47:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas.  A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...(AP Photo/Isaac Brekken). Culinary Union members exit a university arena after voting on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately aff...
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.More >>
    Hundreds of unionized Las Vegas casino workers have voted on whether to call for a citywide strike that could have huge implications for the tourist-dependent destination.More >>
  • AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

    AP source: Sharks closing in on 7-year deal with Kane

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:42:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:47:01 GMT
    AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane.More >>
    AP source: San Jose Sharks closing in on 7-year contract with F Evander Kane.More >>
  • Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of life'

    Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for 'biggest game of life'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 00:12:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:46:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, collides with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff s...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, collides with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff s...
    Alex Ovechkin excited about opportunity to lead Capitals to Stanley Cup Final.More >>
    Alex Ovechkin excited about opportunity to lead Capitals to Stanley Cup Final.More >>
  • College Sports NewsMore>>

  • Marine veteran upsets Dem favorite in Ky. as 4 states vote

    Marine veteran upsets Dem favorite in Ky. as 4 states vote

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:44:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:46 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:46:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...(AP Photo/Kelly P. Kissel). In this May 21, 2018, photo, a roll of stickers awaiting distribution to early voters sits on a table at the check-in station at the Pulaski County Courthouse Annex in Little Rock, Ark. Voters in four states are casting ball...
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
    Four states cast ballots Tuesday as the 2018 midterm elections take shape.More >>
  • Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Teen suspect in Maryland officer's slaying held without bail

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:43:25 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:44 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:44:51 GMT
    (Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP). Tactical police stage in a Safeway parking lot on Belair Road near Chapel Road in response to the death of a Baltimore County police officer in Perry Hall, Md., May 21, 2018. Rifle-toting police swarmed into th...(Jerry Jackson/The Baltimore Sun via AP). Tactical police stage in a Safeway parking lot on Belair Road near Chapel Road in response to the death of a Baltimore County police officer in Perry Hall, Md., May 21, 2018. Rifle-toting police swarmed into th...
    Authorities hunt past nightfall for suspects after witness says Maryland police officer was run over by Jeep and fatally injured.More >>
    Authorities hunt past nightfall for suspects after witness says Maryland police officer was run over by Jeep and fatally injured.More >>
  • Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Ohio State president seeks info about alleged misconduct

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:22:37 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 21:15:49 GMT
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
    The president of Ohio State University has asked alumni for help involving reports of alleged sexual misconduct by a former university doctor.More >>
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