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NEW YORK (AP) — Markelle Fultz is still expected to be the No. 1 pick, though the destination has changed. Lonzo Ball wants to stay home with the Los Angeles Lakers at No. 2, and it seems surer than ever he will. The intrigue, then, starts with the No. 3 pick in the NBA draft Thursday. That’...
Vegas Golden Knights’ Marc-Andre Fleury speaks with the media Wednesday, June 21, in Las Vegas. Fleury was picked by the team in the NHL hockey expansion draft.  AP Photo/John Locher
(AP) — George McPhee secured a king’s ransom to avoid selecting certain players in the Vegas Golden Knights’ expansion draft, and he’s not done dealing. Not by a long shot. McPhee got his starting goalie and first face of the franchise in Marc-Andre Fleury, a top-line winger in James Neal and...
BOSTON (AP) — 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. Mayor Marty Walsh, Red Sox brass, Boston public school students as well as the man known as Big Papi himself are scheduled to attend Thursday's...
MIAMI (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Warren Sapp is donating his brain for medical research. Sapp announced on social media Tuesday that his brain will go to the Concussion Legacy Foundation after his death. The 44-year-old said in a statement that he’s started to feel the effects of the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale had just shut down one of the hottest teams in baseball, helping the banged-up Boston Red Sox take over sole possession of first place in the AL East for the first time all season. And he looked as if he wanted to punch a wall. Sale was two outs shy of his...
BOSTON (AP) — The realization that the Red Sox’s injury woes had put him in an untenable situation came even before manager John Farrell had to shift catcher Christian Vazquez to third base, a position he hadn’t played since he was an 18-year-old in Class-A ball. In the infield alone, first...
(AP)—Dwight Howard and Brook Lopez are on the move. Dwyane Wade is opting in. Pau Gasol is opting out. The Los Angeles Lakers provided the clearest indication yet that Lonzo Ball is their guy. The NBA offseason is already in overdrive. A dizzying series of moves came on Tuesday. Howard got...
(AP)—In the often unpredictable world of the NBA, there is some symmetry in Markelle Fultz and Ben Simmons likely becoming teammates as pros. Barring an unforeseen change, Fultz will be the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night, joining Simmons with the Philadelphia 76ers in an attempt...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — 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 on Tuesday night. Cody Bellinger also had a two-run homer to help the Dodgers win their fifth straight....
After many had written Royals pitcher Jason Hammel off, Hammel has rebounded in recent starts, the latest his seven inning, seven hit win against the Red Sox on Monday night. AP Photo/Colin E. Braley
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The fortunes of Jason Hammel and the Kansas City Royals have taken similar turns this season. Both started with high expectations, endured a miserable first month that left many fans writing them off, then found a spark somewhere along the way. Hammel’s latest starring...

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