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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Nashville Predators don’t have their top center, and their captain is day to day with an upper-body injury. They still have Pekka Rinne in net. And the Predators have a chance at history on their own ice, a win away from the first Stanley Cup Final berth in the...
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Billy Horschel had missed four straight cuts when he arrived at TPC Four Seasons, a course he was never particularly fond of. After winning the last AT&T Byron Nelson scheduled at the Irving resort, Horschel now wishes he could have the chance to come back. While his...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The All-Star race showed Kyle Larson is the likely favorite for the Coca-Cola 600. It also showed that the best car doesn’t always win, and the winner will likely be aided by a heavy dose of clean air. Translation? NASCAR’s longest race could be an epic snoozer. That’s...
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James’ frustrating night kept going after one of the worst playoff games of his splendid career. James exchanged words with a fan late Sunday night after the Boston Celtics stormed back from a 21-point deficit in the third quarter and shocked the Cleveland Cavaliers in...
Holly Rowe stands on the court at Madison Square Garden in New York before a WNBA basketball game between the New York Liberty and the Minnesota Lynx, Thursday, May 18, 2017. Rowe was back on the sidelines for her first WNBA game of the season Thursday night. Dashing for interviews with coaches between quarters or talking to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, who attended the game, Rowe was in her element. It was a welcome reprieve for her from her bout with melanoma which has recurred and spread. Earlier in the
NEW YORK (AP) — Between dashing for interviews with coaches and chatting with NBA commissioner Adam Silver, Holly Rowe was back in her element Thursday night. It was a welcome respite for ESPN’s veteran sideline reporter nearly two years after her initial cancer diagnosis. ESPN has ensured Rowe...
In this Sept. 5, 2007, file photo, former Montreal Canadiens great Larry Robinson speaks to reporters during a news conference in Montreal. Wayne Gretzky thinks the 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers are the greatest team he played on, but there's no shortage of debate over whether that's the best team of all-time. "I would stack our '76 team up against anybody in any era," Robinson, a Hall of Fame defenseman, said. Ryan Remiorz/The Canadian Press via AP
The “Great One” thinks the 1986-87 Edmonton Oilers are the greatest team he played on, but there’s no shortage of debate over whether that’s the best team of all-time. Four of Wayne Gretzky’s 1980s Oilers dynasty teams are among the 20 “Greatest NHL teams” as voted by fans during the league’s...
John Daly tees off on the eighth hole during the first round of the Champions Tour Regions Tradition golf tournament, Thursday, May 18, 2017, at Greystone Golf & Country Club in Hoover, Ala. AP Photo/Alabama Media Group, Vasha Hunt)/AL.com via AP
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Scott McCarron delivered another finishing eagle with the lead on the line. McCarron eagled the par-5 18th hole for a 7-under 65 and a share of the opening-round lead Thursday in the first of the PGA Tour Champions’ five majors. Lee Janzen, Jeff Sluman and Miguel Angel...
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson shot a 6-under 65 to take the first-round lead in the Kingsmill Championship on Thursday, a day after skydiving with Navy SEALS onto the course. Thompson had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch and a one-stroke lead over U.S. Solheim Cup teammates Gerina...
NEW YORK (AP) — Even talks to speed the pace of Major League Baseball games are going slowly. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said management will speak some more with the players’ association before deciding whether to push ahead with initiatives to speed games in 2018. The average time of...
ATLANTA (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar was suspended two games Thursday for yelling an anti-gay slur at a Braves pitcher. The Blue Jays suspended Pillar without pay shortly after he apologized in a statement, saying he was “completely and utterly embarrassed” by the word he...

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