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Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

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The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012. More>>

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Braves promoting top outfield prospect Acuna from Triple-A

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Top outfield prospect Ronald Acuna is set to join the Atlanta Braves. More>>

Schwarber hits 2 HRs as Cubs beat Indians in Series rematch

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Kyle Schwarber hit two of Chicago's four solo home runs and the Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-3 in the first meeting between the teams since their classic 2016 World Series. More>>

Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

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Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series. More>>

Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

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The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings. More>>

Thunder G Westbrook gets fine, tech for confronting Gobert

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Russell Westbrook has been fined $10,000 and assessed a postgame technical foul for initiating a confrontation with Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert on Monday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Acuna called up, Beltre strain, Cobb sees Rays

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LEADING OFF: Cobb takes on ex-Tampa Bay teammates, Kershaw off to 1-3 start, more rainouts. More>>

Warriors advance looking to build off strong first round

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The defending champions are back _ and Stephen Curry could return to Warriors soon. More>>

Meek Mill attends NBA playoff game after prison release

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Rapper Meek Mill has attended an NBA playoff game in his first public appearance since being released from prison while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. More>>

Durant, Green lead Warriors past Spurs into second round

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Kevin Durant scored 25 points, Draymond Green led a smothering Golden State defense and the Warriors held off the late-charging San Antonio Spurs 99-91 to win Game 5 and advance to the second round of the Western Conference playoffs. More>>

Believe it! 76ers roll with Meek Mill past Heat in Game 5

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Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons shined again in front of rapper Meek Mill, and the dominant duo ushered the nightmares-into-dreams Process of the Philadelphia 76ers into the second round with a 104-91 win over the Miami Heat. More>>

AP source: Florida's Callaway fails drug test at NFL combine

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AP source: Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway fails drug test at NFL combine. More>>

NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

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Ray Allen tells "AP Sports Weekly" podcast why certain players want the ball more when the big game is on the line. More>>

Rapper Meek Mill freed after high court order

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Pennsylvania's highest court has ordered a judge to free rapper Meek Mill on bail while he appeals decade-old gun and drug convictions. More>>

Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in another Game 7 against the Boston Bruins, and this time they're hoping for a different ending. More>>

Manfred encouraged by impact of mound visit rules

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MLB commissioner Rob Manfred 'positive' about impact of mound visits rule change, shorter inning breaks. More>>

Salah magic leads Liverpool to 5-2 win over Roma in CL semis

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Mohamed Salah produced two world-class finishes and set up goals for Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino to lead Liverpool to a 5-2 win over former club Roma on Tuesday. More>>

Royals send Perez, Gordon from DL to starting lineup

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Royals activate All-Star catcher Salvador Perez, outfielder Alex Gordon from DL, put them in lineup for series opener against Brewers. More>>

Cubs 3B Kris Bryant out of lineup vs. Indians after beaning

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Cubs 3B Kris Bryant out vs. Indians 2 days after being hit on head by pitch; Maddon says 2016 NL MVP has cut over eye, no concussion. More>>

The Latest: Rapper Meek Mill rings bell at basketball game

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Rapper Meek Mill is out of jail on bail while he appeals decade-old drug and gun convictions. More>>

Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

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After rolling over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals can look toward avenging some playoff disappointments. More>>

A tale of 2 bats, and Babe Ruth's 60th home run in 1927

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As part of its collection of Babe Ruth items, the Baseball Hall of Fame says it has the bat the slugger used to hit his then-record 60th home run in 1927. More>>

Nebraska takes 'baby steps' in 1st spring under Scott Frost

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Nebraska takes 'baby steps' in its first spring under new coach Scott Frost. More>>

Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7

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Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the first-round series. More>>

Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd

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Harden, Rockets soar past Wolves 119-100 with 50-point 3rd quarter to take 3-1 series lead. More>>

White Sox RHP Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery

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White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar 'progressing well' after surgery to address aneurysm. More>>

Mitchell scores 33, Jazz rout Thunder 113-96

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Donovan Mitchell scores 33 points to lead Jazz past Thunder 113-96 for 3-1 series lead. More>>

Buehler! Top prospect shines in Dodgers' 2-1 win over Miami

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Cody Bellinger drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the eighth, prized prospect Walker Buehler tossed five scoreless innings in his first major league start and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Miami Marlins 2-1. More>>

APNewsBreak: Only Red Sox, Nats on track to pay luxury tax

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APNewsBreak: Boston and Washington are the only teams on track to pay baseball's luxury tax this year, according to opening-day payroll totals compiled by Major League Baseball. More>>

Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch not a big deal

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After fan's post goes viral, Bucks' Giannis says inability to score lunch at Mexican restaurant not a big deal. More>>

Carroll: Seahawks still open to considering Colin Kaepernick

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Pete Carroll said Monday the Seattle Seahawks have not closed the door on the possibility of adding Colin Kaepernick to their roster, but how much further they pursue it may depend on the upcoming NFL draft. More>>

Stephen Curry signs broad production deal with Sony Pictures

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NBA star Stephen Curry is heading to Hollywood in a big way after inking broad production deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment. More>>

LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces champs; Cubs-Indians rematch

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LEADING OFF: Ohtani faces defending champs; Cubs-Indians in 2016 Series rematch; Porcello, Berrios try to keep it rolling on mound. More>>

Capitals advance with 6-3 win over Blue Jackets in Game 6

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Alex Ovechkin scored twice and the Washington Capitals advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals with a 6-3 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets. More>>

Indians agree to minor league deal with OF Melky Cabrera

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OF Melky Cabrera agrees to minor league contract with Cleveland Indians. More>>

Michigan State kept ties to coach accused of sexual abuse

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Michigan State maintained ties to volleyball coach accused of raping young athletes. More>>

John Wall at his elite, explosive best for Wiz in playoffs

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Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he's fine after tweaking his right ankle late in a Game 4 victory over the No. 1 seed Raptors. More>>

FIFA subjects 2026 Morocco World Cup bid to fresh scrutiny

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Morocco's 2026 World Cup bid is facing fresh scrutiny this week with the arrival of a fresh delegation from FIFA after an initial task force found deficiencies in the proposals. More>>

Funeral held for pro wrestling great Bruno Sammartino

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Former professional wrestling champion Bruno Sammartino has been laid to rest in Pennsylvania, where he was remembered as one of the sport's good guys. More>>

Wild split with GM Chuck Fletcher after playoff exit

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Wild split with longtime general manager Chuck Fletcher after 1st-round playoff exit. More>>

Rockets match 1st-half total with 50-point 3rd vs. Wolves

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Rockets match 1st-half total with 50 points in 3rd quarter to run away from Timberwolves. More>>

Lured out of retirement, Preds' Mike Fisher chasing 1st Cup

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Lured out of retirement, Predators' Mike Fisher chasing 1st Stanley Cup. More>>

Newgarden wins Indy Grand Prix of Alabama for 3rd time

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Drivers return to much drier track for resumption of Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. More>>

49ers GM Lynch: Foster will be cut if proven he hit woman

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San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch says the team will be patient through linebacker Reuben Foster's legal issues in a domestic violence case but stressed he won't remain on the team if the team determines he hit a woman. More>>

Porto regains lead in Portugal after routing Setubal 5-1

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Porto has routed Setubal 5-1 to regain the Portuguese league lead. More>>

Cavaliers win 104-100 at Indiana to even series at 2

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LeBron James and Kyle Korver combined for all but two of Cleveland's final 13 points Sunday as the Cavaliers escaped with a 104-100 victory at Indiana to even the series at 2. More>>

Ginobili, Aldridge help Spurs beat Warriors to avoid sweep

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Manu Ginobili scored 10 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter of what could have been his final home game with the Spurs, and San Antonio beat the Golden State Warriors 103-90. More>>

Levante nears salvation in Spain after 3-1 win at Athletic

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Levante comes from behind to win 3-1 at Athletic Bilbao with two free kick goals by the same player from nearly the same spot and only two minutes apart. More>>

Everton beats Newcastle 1-0 to move up to 8th in EPL

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Theo Walcott's second-half strike has helped Everton beat Newcastle 1-0 and move up to eighth in the English Premier League, its highest position since August. More>>

Bessa scores against parent club to help Genoa beat Verona

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Daniel Bessa may have helped relegate his club as he scored in Genoa's 3-1 victory over Hellas Verona in Serie A. More>>

Dick Vitale: prime-time player for pediatric cancer research

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Dick Vitale brings his best game to raising money for pediatric cancer research. More>>

FIFA force pace on $25B Club World Cup, global league plan

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FIFA is forcing the pace on talks over a $25 billion offer to revamp the Club World Cup and create a global national team competition. More>>

Crosby, Penguins keep 3rd straight championship in sight

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have won nine straight playoff series, which tied a franchise record and are the most in the NHL since the Detroit Red Wings also won nine from 1997 to 1999. More>>

Wall takes over, Wiz beat Raps 106-98 to tie series at 2-2

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John Wall took over down the stretch after Bradley Beal fouled out and led the No. 8 seed Wizards past the No. 1 Toronto Raptors 106-98 to even their Eastern Conference first-round playoff series at 2-all. More>>

Torres called up, and more top prospects could soon follow

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Gleyber Torres called up, and more top prospects could soon follow. More>>

Tied up: Giannis' tip-in lifts Bucks over Celtics in Game 4

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Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 27 points and tipped in the go-ahead bucket with 5 seconds left, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 104-102 on Sunday to tie their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. More>>

The Latest: Josef Newgarden wins in Alabama for 3rd time

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Race leader Josef Newgarden makes 1st first pit stop of the day with 41 minutes left in the completion of the rain-delayed Indy Grand Prix of Alabama. More>>

Predators brace for physical series vs Jets in 2nd round

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Nashville looks every bit like the team that went to the Stanley Cup Final a season ago and won the Presidents' Trophy this season heading into a second-round series with Winnipeg. More>>

LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Buehler makes 1st start, Bryant rests

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers prospect Walker Buehler makes 1st start, Cubs star Bryant rests after beaning, Astros rising. More>>

29-year-old chef dies after collapsing at London Marathon

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London Marathon organizers say a 29-year-old man died after collapsing near the end of Sunday's race in the hottest conditions ever seen for the event. More>>

Brewers analyst, former All-Star Davey Nelson dies at 73

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Davey Nelson, a Milwaukee Brewers broadcaster and former All-Star infielder who also coached in the majors, has died. More>>

Ex-NFL kicker says prom photo with gun was 'joke'

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Former NFL kicker Jay Feely says a photo of him holding a pistol while standing between his daughter and her prom date was intended to be a joke. More>>

Belt has 21-pitch at-bat, later homers as Giants beat Angels

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Brandon Belt hung in for an epic 21-pitch at-bat before flying out, but later homered to lead Johnny Cueto and the San Francisco Giants over the Los Angeles Angels 4-2. More>>

Martha Karolyi sidesteps responsibility in Nassar scandal

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Former USA Gymnastics national team coordinator Martha Karolyi says she does not feel responsible for the actions of disgraced former national team doctor Larry Nassar. More>>

Dodgers rally from 3 runs down to top Nationals 4-3

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The Los Angeles Dodgers rallied from a three-run deficit for a 4-3 win over the Washington Nationals. More>>

Predators beat Avs 5-0 in Game 6 to win first-round series

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Mattias Ekholm ignited the offense early with the first goal by a Nashville defenseman in the series, Pekka Rinne stopped 22 shots and the top-seeded Predators advanced to the second round with a 5-0 victory over the Colorado Avalanche in Game 6. More>>

Moriya Jutanugarn claims LPGA LA tourney for 1st tour win

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Moriya Jutanugarn won the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open by two shots for her first victory in six years on the LPGA Tour, joining sister Ariya as the second siblings to win on the tour. More>>

Guentzel scores 4 goals to lead Penguins to Game 6 clinch

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Jake Guentzel scored four straight goals for a postseason hat trick to send the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins into the next round with an 8-5 win over the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 6. More>>

Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack Johnson

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President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. More>>

Andrew Landry wins Texas Open for first PGA Tour title

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Andrew Landry won the Valero Texas Open on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory, pulling away with early birdies and holding on with par saves. More>>

IndyCar race goes under red flag with track conditions

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IndyCar has parked the cars at Barber Motorsports Park because of track conditions. More>>

'Bow-Z' wows crowd at bulldog pageant for Drake Relays

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A two-year-old pup once destined to be euthanized was crowned the winner of Sunday's "Beautiful Bulldog Contest" at Drake University. More>>

Even modest Nadal impressed by record 31st Masters title

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Rafael Nadal won a record 31st Masters title after beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-2 in the Monte Carlo Masters final. More>>

Top prospect Torres makes MLB debut as Yankees go young

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Prized prospect Gleyber Torres makes highly anticipated MLB debut as Yankees go young. More>>

Belt's 21-pitch plate appearance most since at least 1988

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Brandon Belt of the San Francisco Giants saw 21 pitches in an epic plate appearance against Los Angeles Angels rookie right-hander Jaime Barria in the first inning Sunday, the most since records began in 1988. More>>

Keys sends US into second straight Fed Cup final

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Sloane Stephens gave a 2-1 lead to defending champion United States over France in their Fed Cup semifinal on Sunday. More>>

Wenger quit Arsenal after 'hurtful' fan protests

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Outgoing Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he doesn't resent fan protests but says they didn't reflect how the club is perceived throughout the world. More>>

High-scoring Lightning showing they play defense, too

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Vasileviskiy, Lightning playing solid defense in playoffs. More>>

Dominant Davis wills Pelicans into 2nd round of playoffs

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Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis says winning a series is "amazing" after being viewed as a longshot just to make the playoffs. More>>

3 established powers, 1 upstart in Champions League semis

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The Champions League is down to the semifinals and teams from Europe's four biggest soccer nations still have a shot at the title. More>>

The Latest: IndyCar Alabama race to be completed Monday

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The Indy Grand Prix of Alabama has been postponed a day because of heavy rains. More>>

Salah beats De Bruyne to win PFA player of the year award

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Mohamed Salah has been voted player of the year by his fellow professionals in English football in recognition of an incredible scoring return to the Premier League with Liverpool. More>>

Kipchoge, Cheruiyot of Kenya win at hottest London Marathon

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Olympic 5,000-meter champion Vivian Cheruiyot won the London Marathon at her second attempt in sweltering conditions in London on Sunday. More>>

Man City celebrates title, Wenger's farewell starts with win

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Manchester City's Premier League title celebrations have continued with fans invading the field in a good-natured celebration after a 5-0 win over Swansea. More>>

Chasing records, EPL champion Man City thrashes Swansea 5-0

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Manchester City is chasing more records now the Premier League title has been wrapped up and a 5-0 win over Swansea got the champions closer to a few of them. More>>

A's lefty Manaea pitches no-hitter vs streaking Red Sox

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A's lefty Sean Manaea pitched the first no-hitter against Boston in 25 years, with an overturned call preserving the gem in Oakland's 3-0 win over the sizzling Red Sox. More>>

LEADING OFF: Farquhar status, Yanks add top prospect Torres

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LEADING OFF: White Sox monitor pitcher Danny Farquhar, Yankees promoting top prospect Gleyber Torres, Ohtani throws bullpen session. More>>

76ers take control, top Heat 106-102 for 3-1 series lead

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Philly on the brink: Simmons, Redick carry 76ers past Heat 106-102 for 3-1 lead in first-round series. More>>

Wolves top Rockets 121-105 in Game 3, cut series lead to 2-1

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Jimmy Butler hit four 3-pointers among his 28 points and Karl-Anthony Towns had 18 points and 16 rebounds, leading the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Houston Rockets 121-105 for their first postseason victory in 14 years. More>>

Rubio's triple-double leads Jazz past Thunder 115-102

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Ricky Rubio had 26 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists for Utah's first playoff triple-double in 17 years, and Donovan Mitchell added 22 points to lead the Jazz to a 115-102 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder and a 2-1 lead in their first-round series. More>>

Arsenal beats West Ham 4-1 at start of Wenger's farewell

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Arsene Wenger saw Arsenal claim a 4-1 victory over West Ham on Sunday in his first game since announcing his 22-year managerial reign will finish at the end of the season. More>>

Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-3, avoid elimination in Game 5

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Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk scored 1:19 apart in the second period and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 night and avoid playoff elimination. More>>

Lee bloodies, beats Barboza by TKO in UFC lightweight bout

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Kevin Lee pounded Edson Barboza until blood streamed down his face and won a 155-pound bout when the fight was stopped via TKO in the fifth round. More>>

Backstrom scores in OT, Caps take 3-2 series lead on Jackets

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Nicklas Backstrom scored his second goal of the game 11:53 into overtime to give the Washington Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets and a 3-2 lead in the first-round playoff series. More>>

Pujols homers for hit No. 2,992 in Angels' 4-3 win vs Giants

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Pujols goes deep for career hit No. 2,992; Trout also homers for Angels in 4-3 win over Giants. More>>

Kyle Busch pulls away at Richmond for 3rd Cup win a row

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Martin Truex Jr. has led the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond. More>>

Dodgers back Ryu with 3 HRs in 4-0 win over Nationals

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Joc Pederson, Kike Hernandez and Cody Bellinger all homered, and Hyun-Jin Ryu pitched seven innings of two-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Washington Nationals 4-0. More>>

Davis' 47 points leads Pelicans to sweep of Trail Blazers

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Anthony Davis scored a franchise-playoff-record 47 points and the New Orleans Pelicans completed a first-round playoff sweep of the Portland Trail Blazers with a 131-123 victory. More>>

Kucherov, Lightning beat Devils 3-1, end first-round series

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Nikita Kucherov and the Tampa Bay Lightning move on in Stanley Cup playoffs, beating New Jersey Devils in five games. More>>

Zach Johnson, Andrew Landry share Texas Open lead

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Zach Johnson birdied the par-5 18th at the Valero Texas Open for a share of the third-round lead with Andrew Landry, a stroke ahead of record-setting Trey Mullinax. More>>

A's lefty Manaea pitching no-hitter thru 8 vs Red Sox

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Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea is pitching a no-hitter through eight innings against the Boston Red Sox. More>>

White Sox reliever Farquhar has brain hemorrhage during game

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Chicago White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar suffered a brain hemorrhage during a game and is in stable but critical condition. More>>

Angels' Ohtani set for 'full gorilla' bullpen Sunday

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Shohei Ohtani is scheduled to throw a "full gorilla" bullpen session on Sunday that will give the Los Angeles Angels a better idea if the blister that forced the Japanese two-way sensation out of his last pitching start has healed. More>>

UCLA shows glimpse of future in spring showcase under Kelly

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Chip Kelly's first team at UCLA is not flying up and down the field like a flock of Ducks yet. More>>

Jutanugarn, Ko share 2-shot lead in LPGA Tour's LA tourney

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Moriya Jutanugarn overcame a poor start and birdied the 18th for a hard-earned 1-under 70 to tie Jin Young Ko at 9 under going into the final round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open. More>>

The Latest: Kyle Busch pulls away to win at Richmond

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Martin Truex Jr. has led the field to the green flag to start the NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond. More>>

Popovich won't coach Spurs in Game 4 against Warriors

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Gregg Popovich won't coach the Spurs in their possible series finale Sunday against the Golden State Warriors as he grieves the death of wife Erin. More>>

Sancho nets 1st Dortmund goal; Hamburg boosts Bundesliga bid

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Lewis Holtby has kept alive Hamburger SV's hopes of a Bundesliga survival with a 1-0 win over fellow relegation candidate Freiburg. More>>

Goalie dubbed 'Hamburglar' guides Avs to Game 6 vs Predators

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Third-string goalie Andrew Hammond helped the Colorado Avalanche steal a game in Nashville and force a Game 6 back home against the Predators. More>>

Mets demote longtime starter Matt Harvey to bullpen

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The New York Mets have demoted longtime starter Matt Harvey to the bullpen. More>>

Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

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Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality. More>>

Man United prolongs FA Cup pain for Spurs by reaching final

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United prolongs Tottenham's FA Cup pain by reaching final. More>>

Barcelona easily wins historic 4th straight Copa del Rey

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Barcelona has become the first team in 85 years to win four straight Copa del Rey titles after blowing away Sevilla 5-0 in the final in Madrid. More>>

Heat's Winslow fined $15,000 for stepping on Embiid's mask

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Miami's Justise Winslow has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for attempting to damage Philadelphia center Joel Embiid's facemask during Game 3 of their playoff series. More>>

Fed Cup: France and US 1-1 in semifinals

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Sloane Stephens fought hard to beat Pauline Parmentier 7-6 (3), 7-5 and give defending champion United States a 1-0 lead against France in the Fed Cup semifinals. More>>

Nadal wants extra practice after reaching Monte Carlo final

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Rafael Nadal remains on course for a record-extending 11th Monte Carlo Masters title after beating Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 in the semifinals on Saturday. More>>

Roma beats Spal 3-0 ahead of Liverpool semi in CL

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Roma has seen off relegation-threatened Spal 3-0 in Serie A and stayed confident for the trip to Liverpool for the first leg of the Champions League semifinals. More>>

Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th, Padres top D-backs

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Tyson Ross lost his bid to pitch the first no-hitter in San Diego Padres' history when center fielder Franchy Cordero appeared to misplay a ball with two outs in the eighth inning of a 4-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Pacers erase 17-point deficit to take 2-1 lead over Cavs

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Bojan Bogdanovic scored 30 points Friday night and led the Indiana Pacers back from a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Cleveland 92-90 and take a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series. More>>

Defense found: Bucks overwhelm Celtics for 116-92 win

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Khris Middleton scored 23 points and the Milwaukee Bucks rode a dominating first half to overwhelm the Boston Celtics for a 116-92 win, narrowing the deficit in the first-round playoff series to 2-1. More>>

Wizards show some fight, top Raps 122-103, get series to 2-1

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Bradley Beal heeded his coach's plea to "do his job" by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 points and 14 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Toronto Raptors 122-103. More>>

After losing Ligue title, Monaco at risk of losing 2nd place

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Marseille crushed Lille 5-1 on Saturday to stay level with Lyon in the chase for second in the French league and an automatic Champions League spot. More>>

White Sox reliever Farquhar passes out in dugout

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White Sox reliever Danny Farquhar taken to hospital after passing out in dugout. More>>

Couturier scores late, Flyers edge Penguins to force Game 6

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Sean Couturier's long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 night to force sixth game in the first-round series. More>>

Quiros ahead by 1 shot chasing wire-to-wire win in Morocco

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A birdie on the last hole by Alvaro Quiros gives him a one-shot lead to take into the final round of the Trophee Hassan II. More>>

Assistant ref hit by object in Spanish football

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An assistant referee has been hit by an object thrown from the stands causing a second-division football match in Spain to be stopped for about 15 minutes. More>>

Herrera sends Man United into FA Cup final with win vs Spurs

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Ander Herrera kept Manchester United in with a shot of silverware this season by securing a place in the FA Cup final with a 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday. More>>

Valencia held again in Spanish league, ties Celta Vigo 1-1

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Valencia's struggles to clinch a Champions League spot have continued with a 1-1 draw at Celta Vigo. More>>

Curry cleared for modified practice after knee injury

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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry has been cleared to take part in modified practices but will be out at least one more week with a left knee injury. More>>

Crystal Palace edges closer to survival with draw at Watford

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Crystal Palace edged six points clear of the English Premier League relegation zone with a 0-0 draw at Watford on Saturday. More>>

Moriya Jutanugarn shoots 66, leads by 1 shot in Los Angeles

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Moriya Jutanugarn took the lead into the weekend at the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in her latest bid to join younger sister Ariya as an LPGA Tour winner. More>>

LEADING OFF: White Sox check Farquhar, Ohtani's blister

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LEADING OFF: Darvish, Keuchel, Colon all go for 1st win, Nationals cut pitcher Cole. More>>

Nats beat Dodgers 5-2 in uneven matchup of Scherzer, Kershaw

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Max Scherzer scattered four hits over six innings against Clayton Kershaw in the 13th all-time meeting of three-time Cy Young Award winners and the Nationals beat the Dodgers 5-2. More>>

Jets beat Wild 5-0 in Game 5 to advance to second round

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Jacob Trouba, Bryan Little, Brandon Tanev and Joel Armia scored in the first 11:59 to chase Minnesota goalie Devan Dubynk and the Winnipeg Jets beat the Wild 5-0 to win a playoff series for the first time in franchise history. More>>

Avalanche stay alive, beat Predators 2-1 to force Game 6

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Sven Andrighetto scored with 1:28 left to give the Colorado Avalanche a 2-1 victory over Nashville Predators 2-1, sending the first-round series back to Denver for Game 6. More>>

Gurriel Jr. has 3 RBIs in MLB debut, Blue Jays top Yanks 8-5

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Lourdes Gurriel Jr. made an impressive major league debut with two hits and three RBIs as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 8-5. More>>

Zach Johnson rolling, shares Texas Open lead with Ryan Moore

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Zach Johnson stays hot in Texas Open, shares early lead with Ryan Moore. More>>

Karolyis to NBC: 'No way' they knew about doctor's behavior

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Former USA Gymnastics women's national team coordinator Martha Karolyi and her husband Bela tell NBC they were unaware of the abusive behavior by a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison. More>>

Cespedes has go-ahead single as Mets top Braves in 12th

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Yoenis Cespedes overcomes 4 strikeouts to hit tiebreaking single in 12th, giving Mets 5-3 win over Braves. More>>

Padres' Ross loses no-hit bid with 2 outs in 8th vs D-backs

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Tyson Ross of the San Diego Padres is pitching a no-hitter through seven innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Hayes, dies at 87

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Earle Bruce, Ohio State coach who followed Woody Hayes and mentored Urban Meyer, dies at 87. More>>

Touchdown Bucks! Packers' Rodgers buys into NBA team

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. More>>

John Daly, Michael Allen takes Legends of Golf lead

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John Daly and Michael Allen took the second-round lead in the cool and breezy Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. More>>

Nadal's bid for an 11th Monte Carlo title gaining momentum

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Rafael Nadal won nine straight games to open his match against Dominic Thiem, quickly advancing to the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters with a 6-0, 6-2 victory. More>>

Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

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Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries. More>>

Vikings LB Brothers gets 4-game suspension for PED violation

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Minnesota Vikings LB Kentrell Brothers suspended for first 4 games of regular season for performance-enhancing substance violation. More>>

Depay scores as Lyon wins at Dijon 5-2 to close in on Monaco

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Lyon has won at Dijon 5-2 and moved within one point of second-place Monaco in the French league. More>>

Big saves, more saves: Top goalies starring in key moments

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The Bruins' Tuukka Rask, Lightning's Andrei Vasilevskiy and Capitals' Braden Holtby are making big saves when it matters to help their teams in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. More>>

USA Gymnastics settles sex abuse lawsuit

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USA Gymnastics has reached a confidential settlement in a Georgia lawsuit that spurred a newspaper's investigation into the organization's child abuse reporting practices. More>>

Carolina coach Bill Peters resigns after 4 seasons with club

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Bill Peters has resigned as the Carolina Hurricanes' coach after four seasons and no playoff berths. More>>

Deportivo closer to Liga drop after 0-0 draw at Leganes

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Deportivo La Coruna moved a step closer to relegation from the Spanish league after being held to a 0-0 draw at Leganes on Friday. More>>

Wenger stuns Arsenal team by quitting after almost 22 years

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he will leave the English club at the end of the season after more than 21 years in charge. More>>

Hope for relegation rivals as 'Gladbach beats Wolfsburg 3-0

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Borussia Moenchengladbach has defeated relegation-troubled Wolfsburg 3-0 in the Bundesliga to give a glimmer of hope to Hamburger SV and Cologne in their fight against the drop. More>>

FIFA queries Morocco World Cup bid, to make 2nd inspection

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FIFA's inspection of Morocco's 2026 World Cup plans has ended with a demand for more details from the bid ahead of a second unexpected examination of infrastructure. More>>

Quiros pushes 1 shot clear at Trophee Hassan II in Morocco

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Alvaro Quiros shoots a solid 2-under 70 in windy conditions to push into a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Trophee Hassan II in Morocco. More>>

What gets a manager fired? One really bad stretch

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The line for losing a job is clear in most professional sports _ cross the front office, wrangle with the star player, flame out in the playoffs, or put together one historically bad run at the start of a season. More>>

Caps' Burakovsky to have surgery, out rest of first round

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Washington Capitals winger Andre Burakovsky will have minor surgery to repair an upper-body injury and miss the rest of the first-round series against Columbus. More>>

Fed Cup: Stephens to open for US against France in semis

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US Open champion Sloane Stephens will open play for the U.S. Fed Cup team against 122nd-ranked Pauline Parmentier of France in the Fed Cup semifinals. More>>

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

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The wife of San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich has died. More>>

Durant leads Warriors to 3-0 lead over mourning Spurs

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Kevin Durant had 26 points, nine rebounds and six assists and the Golden State Warriors beat San Antonio 110-97 on Thursday night in taking a 3-0 series lead over the Spurs, who were still reeling from the passing of Gregg Popovich's wife, Erin. More>>

Intrigue, admiration, unrest: The Wenger years at Arsenal

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There has been a roller-coaster of emotions at Arsenal in the 21 1/2-year tenure of Arsene Wenger that will come to an end next month. More>>

Djokovic to play at Barcelona Open next week

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Novak Djokovic has confirmed he will play at the Barcelona Open next week. More>>

European soccer weekend: What to watch in the main leagues

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The race for the Italian title is heating up again with Napoli's visit to Juventus and only four points separates the teams atop Serie A. More>>

Mirotic, Davis lead Pelicans to 3-0 series lead over Blazers

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Nikola Mirotic scored a career-playoff-best 30 points and the New Orleans Pelicans pushed Portland to the brink of elimination with a 119-102 victory. More>>

Caps top Blue Jackets 4-1 to even series at 2 games each

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Evgeny Kuznetsov had a goal and two assists assist to lift the Washington Capitals over the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece. More>>

Embiid scores 23, 76ers top Heat 128-108 for 2-1 series lead

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Embiid scores 23 points in his postseason debut, leading Philadelphia past Miami 128-108 for 2-1 series lead. More>>

Bruins beat Maple Leafs 3-1 in Game 4

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Brad Marchand scored the go-ahead goal in the second period and Tuukka Rask made 31 saves as the Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 to take a 3-1 lead in their first-round playoff series. More>>

Champ Eagles vs. Atlanta to open season, also play in London

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Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9. More>>

Betts, Benintendi lead sizzling Red Sox past Angels, 8-2

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The Boston Red Sox completed a dominant sweep of the AL West-leading Los Angeles Angels with an 8-2 victory. More>>

LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs Kershaw; Riggleman takes over

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer to face Kershaw in rare matchup of 3-time Cy Young Award winners; Riggleman begins 4th stint as an interim manager. More>>

Park fires 68 for 1-shot lead as LPGA Tour returns to LA

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Inbee Park shot a 5-under 66 for a one-shot lead in the opening round of the HUGEL-JTBC LA Open in the LPGA Tour's return to Los Angeles after a 13-year absence. More>>

Reds fire manager Bryan Price after 3-15 start

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The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. More>>

Grayson Murray handles the wind and leads Texas Open

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Grayson Murray handles the worst of the wind at Texas Open and leads with a 67. More>>

Under wraps: Browns GM Dorsey keeping draft plans private

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Browns general manager Dorsey keeping his draft plans private. More>>

The Latest: Spurs fans roar when team scores 1st 6 points

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The San Antonio Spurs say Greg Popovich will not coach the team at home Thursday night in Game 3 of their first-round playoff series against Golden State following the death of his wife. More>>

  • BasketballMore>>

  • Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

    Embiid, Simmons led 76ers from Process to postseason success

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 4:39 AM EDT2018-04-25 08:39:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, of Cameroon, kicks the ball into the stands after the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. The ...(AP Photo/Chris Szagola). Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, of Cameroon, kicks the ball into the stands after the second half in Game 5 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Miami Heat, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Philadelphia. The ...
    The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012.More >
    The Philadelphia 76ers have advanced to the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs for the first time since 2012.More >
  • Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

    Horford, Smart lift Celtics over Bucks 92-87 for 3-2 lead

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:36:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, blocks a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Charles Krupa). Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, left, blocks a shot by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo during the first quarter of Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Boston, Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
    Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.More >
    Al Horford had 22 points and 14 rebounds, Marcus Smart made an impact in his first game since mid-March and the Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks 92-87 for a 3-2 lead in their first-round playoff series.More >
  • Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

    Commission to unveil ideas to fix college basketball's woes

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-04-25 07:35:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File). FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. College basketball spent an entire season operating amid a federal corru...
    The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings.More >
    The commission examining ways to fix long-simmering problems in college basketball is set to present its findings.More >
  • HockeyMore>>

  • Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

    Maple Leafs hope for new ending in Game 7 against Bruins

    Wednesday, April 25 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-25 04:11:31 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) and Mitchell Marner (16) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri, defenseman Nikita Zaitsev (22) and Mitchell Marner (16) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.
    The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in another Game 7 against the Boston Bruins, and this time they're hoping for a different ending.More >
    The Toronto Maple Leafs are back in another Game 7 against the Boston Bruins, and this time they're hoping for a different ending.More >
  • Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

    Caps roll over Blue Jackets, look to nemesis Pittsburgh

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-25 00:22:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23...(AP Photo/Jay LaPrete). Washington Capitals' Dmitry Orlov, left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against the Columbus Blue Jackets with teammate Matt Niskanen during the first period of Game 6 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Monday, April 23...
    After rolling over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals can look toward avenging some playoff disappointments.More >
    After rolling over the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Washington Capitals can look toward avenging some playoff disappointments.More >
  • Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7

    Andersen helps Maple Leafs beat Bruins 3-1 to force Game 7

    Tuesday, April 24 2018 3:53 PM EDT2018-04-24 19:53:04 GMT
    (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak (42) and goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.(Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP). Toronto Maple Leafs centre Tyler Bozak (42) and goaltender Frederik Andersen (31) celebrate their win over the Boston Bruins in NHL round one playoff hockey action in Toronto on Monday, April 23, 2018.
    Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the first-round series.More >
    Frederik Andersen stopped 32 shots to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 win over the Boston Bruins, forcing a decisive Game 7 in the first-round series.More >
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