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In this Oct. 22, 2016, file photo, Massachusetts tight end Adam Breneman (81) catches a pass against South Carolina linebacker T.J. Holloman (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Columbia, S.C. After what turned out to be a brief but much-needed sabbatical from football, Adam Breneman has his life in order. He is on track to complete an MBA at the University of Massachusetts, playing on the same team as his best friend and heading into his last college season as one of the best ti
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — After what turned out to be a brief but much-needed sabbatical from football, Adam Breneman has his life in order. He is on track to earn an MBA at the University of Massachusetts, playing on the same team as his best friend and heading into his last college season as one...
Boston Celtics players and coaches watch from the bench during the final minutes of Game 1 against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Wednesday, May 17, 2017, in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — LeBron James did pretty much whatever he wanted to against the Celtics in the Cavaliers’ dominating win in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals. He was efficient, scoring from the outside, rolling downhill and getting to the rim at will, passing to teammates and locking down...
Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, right, celebrates his solo home run with teammate Chris Young (30) during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Oakland, Calif. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Taking the mound with the lead in the second inning after a rough start to the game was just what Sonny Gray needed to get back on track. Jed Lowrie and Khris Davis hit first-inning homers to spoil Hector Velazquez’s major league debut and Gray took it from there to get...
BALTIMORE (AP) — There once was a time when Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas would feel absolutely awful about not having a horse in the Preakness. Standing outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course on Thursday, his signature cowboy hat planted squarely on his head, the six-time...
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As Dwight Schmidt absorbed the news of his younger son’s baseball injury, he couldn’t help but wonder, “Why my boys?” It wasn’t the first time the Marine colonel was faced with life-altering news about his sons. Two years ago, Clemson pitcher Clate Schmidt was diagnosed...
ATLANTA (AP) — Several high-profile failures have plagued Atlanta’s reputation on a national stage over the years: unpreparedness for ice and snow storms, a recent highway collapse and subsequent shutdown from a fire, and chronic traffic and public transportation woes. Now, the city’s new $1.5...
Dallas players Matt Hedges and Kellyn Acosta knocked heads during a match against New York City FC last weekend, a collision so intense that Hedges required six stiches at halftime and had to change his jersey because of the blood. Yet some viewers questioned whether either player was...
In this May 6, 2017, file photo, John Velazquez rides Always Dreaming, right, to victory in the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. At left is Lookin at Lee, with jockey Corey Lanerie. Finishing second in the Derby seemingly impressed no one. Lookin At Lee has received very little attention at Pimlico this week and is a 10-1 underdog in the Preakness. Always Dreaming is the 4-5 favorite, despite beating Lookin at Lee by a mere 2 3/4 lengths at Churchill Downs. AP Photo/Garry Jone
BALTIMORE (AP) — Charging hard down the stretch, Lookin At Lee barely missed winning the Kentucky Derby as a 33-1 long shot. His second-place finish seemingly impressed no one. Lookin at Lee has received little attention at Pimlico Race Course this week and is a 10-1 underdog in the Preakness...
Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James, right, falls to the floor with Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart during the second quarter of Game 1 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals on Wednesday in Boston. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Suddenly, the Boston Celtics’ future looks a lot better than their present. A day after winning the NBA draft lottery and earning the right to the No. 1 overall pick, the Celtics were reminded of the gap between them and the defending NBA champion Cavaliers when Cleveland opened...
St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina drops a pop-up by Boston Red Sox' Josh Rutledge for an error in the 10th inning of a baseball game on Wednesday at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. The Red Sox scored 5-4 victory. Chris Lee/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chris Young waited a long time for his opportunity Wednesday night and made the most of it. Young drove in the tiebreaking run with a pinch-hit single in the 13th inning, and the Boston Red Sox rallied past the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 to sweep their two-game interleague series...

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