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Larson and McMurray make it 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

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Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory. More>>

Los Angeles Kings prospect raised by 2 moms

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Los Angeles Kings take C Jaret Anderson-Dolan on 2nd day of NHL draft. More>>

Olson, Brugman, Barreto hit 1st HRs, A's rout White Sox 10-2

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Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the Oakland Athletics routed the Chicago White Sox 10-2. More>>

Faedo fabulous again, Florida beats TCU to go to CWS finals

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Alex Faedo pitched three-hit shutout ball for 7 1/3 innings in a second straight strong performance against TCU, and Florida moved to the College World Series finals with a 3-0 win. More>>

Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

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Jordan Spieth closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 in the Travelers Championship, giving him a one-stroke lead for the third straight round at TPC River Highlands. More>>

Spithill, Oracle get swagger back with 1st America's Cup win

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Kiwi power: New Zealand wins 5th straight race against Oracle in America's Cup in Bermuda. More>>

Lester goes 7 innings to help Cubs beat Marlins 5-3

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Jon Lester gave up a three-run homer to J.T. Realmuto in the first inning and then settled down to help the Chicago Cubs beat the Miami Marlins 5-3. More>>

Orioles avoid dubious pitching mark, Bundy beats Rays 8-3

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Dylan Bundy helped Baltimore avoid a dubious pitching record, throwing seven solid innings as the Orioles beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-3. More>>

Worth the wait: Bibens-Dirkx pitches Rangers past Yanks 8-1

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Austin Bibens-Dirkx pitched seven dazzling innings in his first shot at the New York Yankees after 12 seasons in the minors, and Carlos Gomez homered for the Texas Rangers in their 8-1 victory. More>>

Koch chief says health care bill insufficiently conservative

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Retired football star Deion Sanders is partnering with the conservative Koch brothers to help fight poverty in Texas. More>>

LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop

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LEADING OFF: Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium, Barreto pop. More>>

Bader wins light heavyweight title in Bellator's NYC debut

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Ryan Bader defeated Phil Davis by split decision in his Bellator debut to win the promotion's light heavyweight championship at Madison Square Garden. More>>

White Sox retire former star pitcher Buehrle's No. 56 jersey

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The Chicago White Sox have held a pregame ceremony to retire the No. 56 jersey worn by former star pitcher Mark Buehrle. More>>

Castroneves leads Penske march in Road America qualifying

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Team Penske will have a stranglehold on the first two rows of the IndyCar race at Road America. More>>

Host Russia exits Confederations Cup after loss to Mexico

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Host nation Russia put on a valiant effort but could not avoid early elimination at the Confederations Cup after a 2-1 loss to Mexico on Saturday, a result that secured the Mexicans' place in the semifinals of the World Cup warm-up tournament. More>>

Vargas earns 11th win as Royals top Blue Jays 3-2

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Jason Vargas picked up his major league-leading 11th victory as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2. More>>

Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna feeling 'weird,' mentally off

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Blue Jays' Roberto Osuna feeling 'anxious' and 'weird'; closer says he is unsettled 'mentally'. More>>

Planes provide glimpse into private Sochi training sessions

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Perhaps keeping the ball on the ground should be the order from air traffic control rather than coaches in this southern Russian coastal resort. More>>

Paul Broadhurst maintains 2-stroke lead in Wisconsin

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Paul Broadhurst shot a 3-under 69 in windy conditions at University Ridge to maintain a two-stroke lead in the PGA Tour Champions' American Family Insurance Open. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 6-1 to reach CWS finals

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Caleb Gilbert held LSU to two hits in 7 1/3 innings, Michael Papierski homered from both sides of the plate and LSU beat No. 1 national seed Oregon State 6-1 to reach the College World Series finals. More>>

Tony Kanaan back on familiar IndyCar ground at Road America

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Tony Kanaan feels like a veteran again this weekend at Road America after being treated like a rookie last week at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. More>>

Kvitova reaches first final since attack

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Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova beat Lucie Safarova in the Aegon Classic semifinals to reach the first final since her playing hand was injured in a knife attack at her home last year. More>>

Ronaldo scores, Portugal eases past New Zealand 4-0

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Cristiano Ronaldo's 75th international goal helped lift Portugal to a comfortable 4-0 win over New Zealand on Saturday and into the Confederations Cup semifinals. More>>

Rangers put Perez on DL after LHP hurts right thumb at hotel

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Martin Perez has been placed on the 10-day disabled list after injuring the thumb on his non-pitching hand in an accident at the team hotel, the latest setback for a depleted Texas Rangers rotation. More>>

Germany's Goretzka in demand after new diet-aided healing

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Germany coach Joachim Loew says he has offered Leon Goretzka advice on his club future as the midfielder is linked with a move away from Schalke. More>>

AP Source: Blake Griffin opts out, becomes free agent

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A person with knowledge of the decision says Blake Griffin has told the Los Angeles Clippers he is becoming a free agent. More>>

Magic sees Lonzo as 1 piece in Lakers' grand rebuilding plan

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Magic Johnson welcomed Lonzo Ball back home to Los Angeles by calling him the new face of the Lakers. More>>

Red Sox retire No. 34 for Ortiz: 'This is his (pause) city'

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The Boston Red Sox retired the No. 34 for slugger David Ortiz in a pregame ceremony before a packed Fenway Park. More>>

Jordan Spieth maintains lead in Travelers Championship

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Jordan Spieth shot a 1-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead midway through the second round of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut. More>>

Parade of forwards at top of NHL draft

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New Jersey Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 overall pick in the NHL draft. More>>

Dodgers' Urias to have season-ending shoulder surgery

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Left-hander Julio Urias, the Los Angeles Dodgers' top prospect, needs shoulder surgery and will miss the rest of the season. More>>

Liberty to have a float in New York pride parade

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Shavonte Zellous is thrilled that the New York Liberty will have a float in Sunday's pride parade for the first time. More>>

Hiddink urges FIFA to pick best referees for World Cup

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FIFA should pick the best referees for the World Cup and not limit its list to one per nation, according to coaching great Guus Hiddink. More>>

Claudio Bravo fit again, says Chile coach

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Chile coach Juan Antonio Pizzi says Claudio Bravo is fit again and could start in goal against Australia at the Confederations Cup on Sunday. More>>

Shifted to second base, Asdrubal Cabrera asks Mets for trade

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Activated from the disabled list and inserted into the New York Mets' starting lineup at second base rather than shortstop, Asdrubal Cabrera said he wants to be traded. More>>

Raiders reward QB Derek Carr with record $125 million deal

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Derek Carr and general manager Reggie McKenzie never had any doubt that the two sides could reach a long-term contract agreement to keep the quarterback on the Raiders before Carr's self-imposed training camp deadline. More>>

Justin Gatlin holds off youngsters to win 100 at nationals

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Justin Gatlin surges past up-and-comer Christian Coleman near the finish line to win the 100 meters at the U.S. track and field championships. More>>

TCU to meet Florida again after 9-2 College World Series win

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Evan Skoug hit a bases-clearing double, four TCU pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Horned Frogs beat Florida 9-2 to force a second Bracket 2 final at the College World Series. More>>

Mejia, 3 relievers hold Indians to 4 hits in Twins' 5-0 win

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Adalberto Mejia combined with three relievers on a four-hitter, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 5-0 victory over the Cleveland Indians in a matchup of the AL Central's top two teams. More>>

Blackhawks deal Panarin and Hjalmarsson, get Saad back

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Chicago Blackhawks re-acquire F Brandon Saad in trade with Columbus Blue Jackets. More>>

LSU beats Oregon State 3-1 at CWS, ending 23-game win streak

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Alex Lange limited top-seeded Oregon State to two hits over 7 1/3 innings, and LSU ended the Beavers' 23-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory to set up a winner-take-all Bracket 1 final at the College World Series. More>>

Frustrated fan: McEnroe says Knicks a 'total train wreck'

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John McEnroe was sitting just feet away when Charles Oakley was arrested during a Knicks game last season. More>>

Bowyer hopes to take Lightning McQueen to victory lane again

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Lightning McQueen went to NASCAR's victory lane last week when Kyle Larson drove the "Cars 3" vehicle to a win. Clint Bowyer has the paint scheme and Sonoma and wants to make it 2 wins in a row for the "Cars 3" character. More>>

It's time for No. 1 pick Fultz to turn 76ers into winners

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Markelle Fultz made his official welcome to Philadelphia. More>>

California ban won't stop Alabama from hosting Fresno State

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The University of Alabama football game against Fresno State is expected to go on as scheduled this fall despite California announcing a ban on state travel to the state because of LGBT discrimination. More>>

Tigers release struggling reliever Francisco Rodriguez

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The Detroit Tigers have released Francisco Rodriguez, one day after the 35-year-old reliever allowed a grand slam to Robinson Cano in his latest rough outing. More>>

NASCAR crew chief Knaus missing race notes after theft

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Seven-time championship winning crew chief Chad Knaus had his laptop stolen from a rental car in San Francisco, and the devise held the notes for Jimmie Johnson's race this weekend at Sonoma. More>>

Former NBA player Marcus Camby sued over nephew's drowning

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Former NBA player Marcus Camby has been named defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit over the drowning of his 9-year-old autistic nephew in a pond on Camby's Houston-area property last Thanksgiving. More>>

Coyotes get D Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Blackhawks

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Arizona Coyotes acquire defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson in trade with Chicago Blackhawks. More>>

USA Gymnastics doctor to stand trial on sex assault charges

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A judge has ordered a longtime doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics to stand trial on charges alleging that he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they were seeking treatment for various injuries. More>>

Prosecutors appeal Hernandez's voided murder conviction

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Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-professional football player. More>>

Study: Most of women's college coaches are white and male

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On 45th anniversary of Title IX, a 'damning' report on hiring of coaches in women's college sports. More>>

Texas ex-track coach's discrimination lawsuit can go ahead

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The Texas Supreme Court has refused to block a sex and race discrimination lawsuit filed against the University of Texas by former women's track coach Bev Kearney. More>>

Sochi club withdraws from league in blow to World Cup plans

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The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it's withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. More>>

76ers take Fultz, Lakers grab Ball to start NBA draft

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The Philadelphia 76ers selected guard Markelle Fultz with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. More>>

Ice Cube has big expectations for his Big3 3-on-3 league

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Ice Cube promises serious basketball for his new 3-on-3 basketball league. More>>

Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of Title IX

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Billie Jean King celebrates 45th anniversary of landmark Title IX at New York museum. More>>

Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game

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Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday. More>>

Messi offers to pay $558,000 to avoid 21-month jail sentence

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Lionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend. More>>

America's Cup reaches crossroads as Kiwis near win

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The first and perhaps only America's Cup sailed in the Bermuda Triangle could be over as soon as Sunday afternoon. More>>

76ers put future of The Process in No. 1 pick Fultz's hands

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The Philadelphia 76ers have put the next phase of The Process in the hands of Washington guard Markelle Fultz. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

Fewer players with international ties picked in NBA draft

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There was a distinct international feel to the NBA Draft, as usual, but nowhere near as impactful as the record haul of 27 a year ago. More>>

Splash! Timberwolves get All-Star Jimmy Butler from Bulls

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Two people with knowledge of the situation tell The Associated Press that the Chicago Bulls have traded three-time All-Star Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Zach LaVine, Kris Dunn and the No. 7 overall draft pick. More>>

The Latest: Sports doctor to stand trial on assault charges

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A longtime sports doctor at Michigan State University and USA Gymnastics has been ordered to trial on charges alleging he sexually assaulted six young gymnasts while they sought treatment for injuries. More>>

AP source: Raiders QB Derek Carr agrees to $125M extension

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AP source: Quarterback Derek Carr has finalized a five-year, $125 million contract extension that will keep him tied to the Raiders through the 2022 season. More>>

Russians hit the bar as beer ban lifted for Confed Cup

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Russia's soccer team couldn't hit the target against Portugal, but at least its fans could hit the bar. More>>

Cavaliers watch NBA draft as Billups watch continues

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AP sources: Cavaliers and Chauncey Billups still in contact, but not offer made for front-office position. More>>

Jordan Spieth shoots 63 to take lead in Travelers debut

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Connecticut native Brett Stegmaier shot a 6-under 64 to tie Johnson Wagner for the early lead on opening day of the Travelers Championship. More>>

Coyotes, Tippett mutually agree to part ways

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The Arizona Coyotes and coach Dave Tippett have mutually agreed to part ways after 8 seasons. More>>

Chiefs sign Andy Reid to extension, part with GM John Dorsey

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The Chiefs have given coach Andy Reid a contract extension and parted ways with general manager John Dorsey. More>>

The Latest: Butler trade, freshmen picks highlight NBA draft

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The plaza outside Barclays Center is decorated in green and blue _ as in Celtics green and 76ers blue. More>>

TCU's Wymer stymies Louisville in 4-3 CWS win; Florida next

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Sean Wymer struck out national player of the year Brendan McKay in two key situations while pitching 4 1/3 innings of shutout relief, and TCU was on the right side of two close plays in a 4-3 win over Louisville in a College World Series elimination game. More>>

Jackson has 3 hits, 3 RBIs to carry Indians past Orioles 6-3

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Austin Jackson had three hits and three RBIs, Erik Gonzalez homered and the Cleveland Indians put on another offensive show at the expense of the Baltimore Orioles in a 6-3 victory. More>>

AP source: Jeter doesn't have money needed to buy Marlins

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A person familiar with the negotiations says Derek Jeter has told the Miami Marlins he still doesn't have the necessary money to buy the team but is close. More>>

Devils on the clock with No. 1 pick in NHL draft

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New Jersey Devils ready to go with No. 1 pick in NHL draft. More>>

Cubs send struggling Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa

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Chicago Cubs send struggling slugger Kyle Schwarber to Triple-A Iowa. More>>

Trump wants Jets owner, former Dodgers co-owner as US envoys

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President Donald Trump says he'll nominate New York Jets owner Woody Johnson, former LA Dodgers co-owner Jamie McCourt to be U.S. ambassadors. More>>

LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back

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LEADING OFF: Darvish-Tanaka for first time in US; Felix back. More>>

'Small gesture' for Big Papi: Boston names street for Ortiz

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The city of Boston renamed a street next to Fenway Park 'David Ortiz Drive'. More>>

Goldschmidt homers as D-Backs rout Rockies, 10-3

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Goldschmidt, Owings hit 3-run homers, Godley pitches strongly into the eighth as Diamondbacks beat Rockies, 10-3. More>>

Blackhawks unsure how they'll address Hossa's absence

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Chicago Blackhawks unsure how they will address Marian Hossa's absence. More>>

Gomez homers twice, Texas wins 11-4 for split with Blue Jays

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Carlos Gomez homered twice to drive in five runs and the Texas Rangers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-4. More>>

Who's No. 3? NBA draft intrigue begins after Fultz, Ball

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Markelle Fultz and Lonzo Ball are expected to be the top two picks in the NBA draft. More>>

Sanchez scores early but Chile held by Germany to a 1-1 draw

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Alexis Sanchez struck early to become Chile's all-time leading scorer on Thursday as the South American champions were held by Germany's young squad to a 1-1 draw that kept the teams from securing a spot in the semifinals of the Confederations Cup. More>>

Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades

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The Vegas Golden Knights loaded up on defensemen at the expansion draft and could make more trades in the coming days. More>>

5 years after Sandusky conviction, many unresolved issues

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5 years after Jerry Sandusky's conviction in the sex molestation scandal at Penn State, many related issues are still working their way through courts. More>>

Edmonton's Connor McDavid wins first Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

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Edmonton captain Connor McDavid has won his first Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player. More>>

Ai Miyazato relaxed on course in final season on LPGA Tour

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Ai Miyazato, who will retire after this season, more relaxed heading into LPGA event this week in Arkansas. More>>

Florida adds former NHL MVP Chris Pronger to front office

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Former NHL MVP Chris Pronger has joined the Florida Panthers' front office as a senior adviser to team president Dale Tallon. More>>

Boston renames street after retired Red Sox player Ortiz

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Former Red Sox star David Ortiz is getting a street named in his honor in Boston, joining the bridge already named after him in the city. More>>

Athletics designate popular catcher Vogt for assignment

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Catcher Stephen Vogt has been designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics, while rookie infielder Matt Chapman went on the 10-day disabled list with a knee infection that has kept him out of three straight games. More>>

Puig, Grandal power Dodgers past Mets 8-2 and into 1st place

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Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer, Yasmani Grandal added two solo shots and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers took over first place in the NL West by battering New York Mets pitching again for an 8-2 victory. More>>

Qatar stadium safety concerns raised by death investigation

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An investigation into why a British man fell to his death on a Qatar World Cup site has raised concerns about the safety of a catwalk in a stadium roof. More>>

A strong field at Hartford, a record at stake on LPGA Tour

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THE WEEK AHEAD: McIlroy, Day, Spieth in action at Travelers; LPGA on verge of 16th week with a different winner. More>>

LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts

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LEADING OFF: NL West showdown at Coors, M's Moore debuts. More>>

Where Europe meets Asia, Kazan offers rich diversity

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Exotic Kazan offers fans rich history, diverse culture, beautiful buildings _ and even a beach. More>>

Return of 'Great Montreal Raft Race' put the fun back in F1

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Trading the paddock for paddles, return of 'Great Montreal Raft Race' put the fun back in F1. More>>

Hockey great Dionne compliments Aly Raisman's legs on stage

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Three-time Olympic gold medal gymnast Aly Raisman endured an awkward moment on stage at the NHL awards show after Hall of Fame hockey star Marcel Dionne complimented her legs. More>>

Dyson sparks Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over Tigers

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Jarrod Dyson's bunt single broke up Justin Verlander's bid for a perfect game in the sixth inning and sparked the Seattle Mariners to a 7-5 comeback win over the Detroit Tigers. More>>

AP source: Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

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A person familiar with the negotiations says Cavaliers owner met with former NBA star Chauncey Billups again about front-office job. More>>

Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals. More>>

Marlins rally in 8th to beat Scherzer and Nats 2-1

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Max Scherzer's bid for the third no-hitter of his career ended with one out in the eighth inning, and he then gave up two unearned runs as the Miami Marlins rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 2-1. More>>

Gregorius, Holliday HR, Yanks thump Angels 8-4 to end skid

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Didi Gregorius and Matt Holliday each hit a go-ahead homer and New York piled on from there, lifting the Yankees over the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 to snap a season-high seven-game losing streak. More>>

Blackhawks' Hossa to miss next season with skin disorder

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Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire 2017-18 NHL season because of a progressive skin disorder. More>>

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

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The Vegas Golden Knights finally have some players to put on the desert ice this fall. More>>

Poche' sets LSU wins mark, knocks Florida State out of CWS

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Jared Poche' became LSU's all-time wins leader, Jake Slaughter hit a three-run homer, and the Tigers eliminated Florida State from the College World Series with a 7-4 win Wednesday night. More>>

Padres beat Cubs 3-2 on Torrens' bases-loaded walk

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Erick Aybar hit a tying home run in the sixth inning, Luis Torrens walked with the bases loaded against Koji Uehara in the eighth and the San Diego Padres stopped a three-game losing streak by beating the Chicago Cubs 3-2. More>>

The Latest: Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as the NHL MVP

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The Latest on the NHL Awards show and expansion draft. More>>

Braves' Freeman '100 percent go' on moving to third base

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Braves star Freddie Freeman is '100 percent go' on making move from first base to third base to keep Matt Adams' bat in the lineup. More>>

Mexico recovers to beat NZ 2-1 in fiery Confed Cup game

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Mexico asserted its superiority in the second half against New Zealand to avoid a Confederations Cup embarrassment, coming from behind to win a fiery Group A encounter 2-1. More>>

Azarenka makes winning return after break to have baby

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Former top-ranked Victoria Azarenka made a winning return to tennis after a year out to have a baby _ but she first had to save three match points at the Mallorca Open on Wednesday. More>>

Grunewald ready to race at nationals in middle of chemo

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Middle-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald recently wrapped up the first round of treatment for cancer that's spread from her salivary gland to her liver. More>>

Smith, Rays finally catch Hamilton in rundown, beat Reds 8-3

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Tampa Bay left fielder Mallex Smith rushed in to tag out speedy Billy Hamilton after a lengthy rundown, highlighting the Rays' 8-3 win over the Cincinnati Reds. More>>

Wayne Gretzky to present Hart Trophy at NHL Awards

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Wayne Gretzky will present the Hart Trophy as MVP to Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby or Sergei Bobrovsky to cap off the NHL's annual awards show. More>>

NCAA Title IX report: Spending up, gender gaps remain

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Spending on men's and women's athletic programs has doubled over the past decade across all three NCAA divisions and the greatest gap between the two can be found in Division I. More>>

WNBA brings back 3-point contest to All-Star Game

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WNBA brings 3-point contest back to All-Star Game. More>>

MLB, players' union donate $1M to Negro Leagues museum in KC

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Major League Baseball and its players association have donated $1 million to the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in Kansas City to support its operations, expansion and educational opportunities. More>>

Olympic stars Phelps, Biles among finalists for The ESPYS

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Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook are among the finalists for best male athlete at the ESPY Awards. More>>

James Blake agrees not to sue NYC in exchange for fellowship

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Tennis star James Blake has agreed to drop his right to sue New York after he was mistakenly arrested and tackled by police. More>>

Will NHL awards honor Leafs, Oilers, Columbus?

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Mike Babcock, John Tortorella and Todd McLellan had plenty in common this season and all should be in the running as the NHL picks its coach of the year. More>>

Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court

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Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a British court after the former tennis player failed to pay a long-standing debt. More>>

What offseason? A week after Finals, the NBA in overdrive

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Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move, Dwyane Wade and Pau Gasol seem to be staying put. More>>

Towering gladiator statue tells Russian soccer's history

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He towers over the crowds at Moscow's Spartak stadium, a metal gladiator atop a vast soccer ball. More>>

Nationals' Scherzer gives up hit to Marlins in 8th inning

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Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has held the Miami Marlins hitless through six innings in a bid for the third no-hitter of his career. More>>

Ronaldo heads Portugal to 1-0 win over Russia at Confed Cup

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Cristiano Ronaldo set aside his legal troubles to score the winning goal for Portugal on Wednesday in a 1-0 victory over hosts Russia in the Confederations Cup. More>>

Seager hits 3 of Dodgers' 5 HRs in 12-0 win over Mets

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Corey Seager hit three homers in a game for the second time in his young career and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep five times in a 12-0 victory over the New York Mets. More>>

Agent: Tiger Woods in a clinic for handling pain medication

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Tiger Woods has checked into a clinic to get help for dealing with pain medication, and his agent is not sure how long he will be there. More>>

Warren Sapp to donate brain for medical research

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Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. More>>

Chile says it will consider joint bid for 2026 World Cup

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Chile says it will consider making a bid to host the 2026 World Cup with some of its South American neighbors. More>>

AP sources: Lakers to ship Russell, Moz to Nets for Lopez

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Three sources with knowledge of the deal say the Los Angeles Lakers have agreed to trade point guard D'Angelo Russell and high-priced center Timofey Mozgov to the Brooklyn Nets for big man Brook Lopez and the 27th overall pick in the draft Thursday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Dodgers on homer roll

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LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Dodgers on homer roll. More>>

Tony DiCicco, coach of Women's World Cup champs, dies at 68

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Tony DiCicco, who coached US to 1999 Women's World Cup title, dies at 68. More>>

AP source: Cavs owner, Billups meet about front-office job

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A person familiar with the meeting says Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert met Tuesday with former NBA star Chauncey Billups about a position in the team's front office. More>>

Hawks send center Dwight Howard to Hornets

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A person familiar with the situation says the Charlotte Hornets have reached an agreement to acquire center Dwight Howard from the Atlanta Hawks. More>>

Sale sharp, Red Sox move into 1st with 8-3 romp over Royals

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Boston ace Chris Sale shut down the Kansas City Royals while pitching into the ninth inning, and a rag-tag bunch of Red Sox filling in for injuries pounded their way to an 8-3 victory Wednesday night. More>>

Arenado's triple in 8th lifts Rockies over Diamondbacks, 4-3

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Nolan Arenado hit a two-run triple in the eighth inning and the surging Colorado Rockies rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in the opening game of their NL West showdown. More>>

Rizzo hits leadoff HR, Cubs beat Padres 4-0

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Anthony Rizzo hit another leadoff home run to help Mike Montgomery get his first win of the season in the Chicago Cubs' 4-0 victory over the San Diego Padres. More>>

APNewsBreak: Aaron Judge invited to All-Star Home Run Derby

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APNewsBreak: New York Yankees rookie sensation Aaron Judge says he has been invited to participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Miami on July 10. More>>

AP Source: Pau Gasol opts out, will re-sign with Spurs

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A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol will sign a new deal with the San Antonio Spurs when free agency opens in July. More>>

LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Scherzer rides K streak

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LEADING OFF: Yankees' skid at 7, Scherzer rides K streak. More>>

Desert ice: NHL awards, expansion draft colliding in Vegas

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Las Vegas is the ice hockey capital of the world for the next few days. More>>

Cavaliers in chaos after GM leaves on eve of pivotal summer

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Cavaliers again entangled in chaos after general manager Griffin's exit. More>>

Rizzo speaks with MLB, no discipline for plate collision

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Anthony Rizzo has spoken with Major League Baseball about his collision Monday with San Diego Padres catcher Austin Hedges at home plate, but the Chicago Cubs slugger will not be punished. More>>

The real thing in boxing is Canelo vs Triple G Video included

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Forget that "event" involving Mayweather and McGregor that is making such a splash. The real thing in boxing is Canelo vs Triple G. More>>

Navigating business, basketball awaits incoming NBA rookies

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Instant Millionaires: Next crop of NBA rookies prepping for challenges beyond just basketball. More>>

PGA Tour to start blood testing next season

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PGA Tour beefs up anti-doping policy by adding blood testing next season. More>>

For some rookies, NBA draft isn't the start of a pro career

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Meet Isaiah Hartenstein: A 19-year-old, soon-to-be NBA rookie who has been playing pro ball for years already. More>>

Mickelson, longtime caddie 'Bones' Mackay to part ways

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Phil Mickelson and his caddie have decided to part ways after 25 years of one of the most famous player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour. More>>

Vegas Golden Knights may get franchise goalie, young roster

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The Vegas Golden Knights could land their franchise goaltender, a few veterans and a lot of young talent in the expansion draft. More>>

Howard's 12 Ks, Merrill HR help TCU oust Aggies from CWS 4-1

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Brian Howard matched his career high with 12 strikeouts and TCU beat Texas A&M 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game. More>>

Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. More>>

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

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The Washington Redskins aren't in the clear with their team name just yet, even after the Supreme Court ruled Monday that the government can't block trademarks on the basis that they're offensive. More>>

GM Griffin, Cavs part ways after title, 3 straight Finals

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The Cleveland Cavaliers and general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. More>>

Tiger Woods receiving professional help to manage meds

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Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. More>>

FIFA warns Mexico over discriminatory chants at Confed Cup

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FIFA has warned Mexico about the conduct of its fans after discriminatory chants at the Confederations Cup. More>>

Timberwolves sign 3-year deal with Fitbit for jersey patch

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Minnesota Timberwolves get into the jersey advertisement game with Fitbit patch in 3-year deal. More>>

Madrid Open owner won't hand out trophies, upset with WTA

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Madrid Open organizer Ion Tiriac says he won't award any more trophies at his tournament because he's upset by the way his friend Ilie Nastase has been treated by the WTA. More>>

No racism in Sochi, mayor insists after racism row at parade

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Sochi's mayor has assured soccer fans that no racism in the 2018 World Cup host city after FIFA denounced a parade featuring people in blackface. More>>

76ers get No. 1 pick from Celtics, chance to draft Fultz

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The Boston Celtics have traded the No. 1 pick in this week's draft to the Philadelphia 76ers. More>>

LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox

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LEADING OFF: D-backs, Rockies begin series; Sale up for Sox. More>>

Hall of Famer Jerome Bettis: NFL's been cagey on concussions

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Hall of Fame running back Jerome Bettis says the NFL had taken advantage of its players by not sharing with them all the information it had about the risk of concussions. More>>

Spanish state prosecutor accuses Jose Mourinho of tax fraud

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A Spanish state prosecutor has accused former Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho of tax fraud worth 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) in unpaid taxes. More>>

Bellinger fastest to 21 HRs; Dodgers outslug Mets 10-6

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Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger hit two more homers to set a big league record, and Clayton Kershaw became the NL's first 10-game winner despite giving up a career-high four long balls as Los Angeles held on for a 10-6 victory over the Mets. More>>

Catch a ride _ and some art _ at the Moscow subway

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In town for the Confederations Cup? Catch a ride _ and some art _ at the Moscow subway. More>>

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

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The Supreme Court says the government can't refuse to register trademarks that are considered offensive. More>>

Zamboni driver helps rescue man suffering cardiac arrest

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A Zamboni driver at a Massachusetts ice rink has helped save a man suffering a heart attack during a hockey game. More>>

Lonzo Ball's draft stock stays strong with Lakers watching

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By now the entire basketball world knows Lonzo Ball is a singular talent with a unique parent. More>>

Fatal mauling of teen shows danger Alaska athletes face

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Athletes who run wilderness races in Alaska know bear encounters are always an inherent possibility. More>>

Beavers' streak at 23; Harrison slam fuels 13-1 win over LSU

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Bryce Fehmel limited LSU to two hits in eight innings, KJ Harrison hit the first College World Series grand slam at TD Ameritrade Park, and Oregon State beat LSU 13-1 for its 23rd straight win. More>>

APNewsBreak: MLB international spending soars above $200M

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APNewsBreak: A record $203 million was spent on international amateur free agents in the just-ended signing period, nearly $50 million more than the previous high and a figure that will plummet when a hard cap on spending starts July 2. More>>

Cavs head into important summer with cloud over GM's future

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Cavaliers heading into important offseason with uncertainty about general manager's future. More>>

Dodgers' rookie Cody Bellinger becomes fastest to 21 HR-mark

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Dodgers rookie Cody Bellinger became the fastest player to 21 home runs in baseball history. More>>

Vegas Golden Knights hold cards as NHL expansion draft nears

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The Vegas Golden Knights hold all the cards in the trade market during their expansion draft window and could extort some big prices from other NHL teams. More>>

Hall of Famer Jerry West joins LA Clippers as consultant

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Hall of Famer Jerry West, fresh off helping the Golden State Warriors win another NBA championship, is now officially a consultant with the Los Angeles Clippers. More>>

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