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ANDOVER, Mass. (AP) — Former Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque, who’s facing a drunken driving charge, says he accepts the responsibility for his actions. Bourque was charged Friday night with operating under the influence of alcohol and following too closely. He posted bail and was released. “...
Tony Stewart celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race Sunday, in Sonoma, Calif. Stewart snapped an 84-race drought with the win. AP Photo/Ben Margot
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — For at least one weekend, Smoke was back. Tony Stewart returned to victory lane for the first time in three years in vintage fashion — refusing to let Denny Hamlin steal a win at Sonoma Raceway away from him on the final lap Sunday. Now he’s probably got a shot to run for...
DETROIT (AP) — Lonnie Chisenhall had four hits, including one of Cleveland’s four home runs off Justin Verlander in the fifth inning, and the streaking Indians won their ninth straight game Sunday by beating Detroit 9-3 to remain unbeaten in nine meetings with the Tigers this season. Juan Uribe...
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Clay Buchholz allowed the first six Texas batters to reach in his second start since a brief demotion to the bullpen, and walked a season-high five. The right-hander and Boston manager John Farrell still saw some positives in a 6-2 loss to the Rangers on Sunday. The...
The Toronto Maple Leafs' first overall pick Auston Matthews, fourth from left, stands with members of the Maple Leafs management team at the NHL draft in Buffalo, N.Y., Friday. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On the heels of the NHL expanding into Las Vegas, the Toronto Maple Leafs are pinning their future on Arizona-born center Auston Matthews. Amid chants of “Go Leafs, Go!” the 18-year-old from Scottsdale was selected by Toronto with the first pick in the NHL draft Friday night...
ROGERS, Ark. (AP) — Japan’s Ayako Uehara matched the course record with a 9-under 62 on Friday to take the first-round lead in the LPGA Tour’s NW Arkansas Championship. Uehara, who entered the event at Pinnacle Country Club ranked 214th in the world and without a top-10 finish this year, needed...
In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker James Harrison stretches before the team's NFL football game against the Baltimore Ravens in Pittsburgh. Harrison, Clay Matthews and Julius Peppers will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — Clay Matthews, Julius Peppers and James Harrison will be interviewed next month by NFL officials in connection to a media report that linked them to the use of performance-enhancing drugs. A letter from NFL executive Adolpho Birch that was obtained Friday by The Associated Press...
Fired Baylor head football coach Art Briles. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor is releasing five incoming freshman players from their national letters of intent and allowing them to attend other schools without losing eligibility. The players were not identified in Baylor’s news release Thursday, but all requested release prior to May 31,...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Over the last 20 days, Kyle Larson went to victory lane in NASCAR’s second tier Xfinity Series and picked up a pair of wins in his sprint car. He knocked off several podium finishes during Ohio Sprint Speedweek and finished third in NASCAR’s main event at Michigan. Now it’s...
MIAMI (AP) — Draft night belonged to Ben Simmons. The summer now belongs to Kevin Durant. With Simmons going No. 1 in the draft to Philadelphia and Brandon Ingram following one pick later to the Los Angeles Lakers, the most predictable part of the NBA offseason is complete. What comes next...

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