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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry sat on the bench and buried his head in his hand. Fellow Splash Brother Klay Thompson wrapped a towel around his face. This was misery to watch for the Warriors and their fired-up fans, who made for the exits early during Monday’s 112-97 NBA Finals loss to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. drove in the go-ahead run with a ninth-inning double, Dexter Fowler had two hits and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 4-3 on Tuesday night. Addison Russell led off the ninth with a walk from Sammy Solis (1-2) and was sacrificed to second before...
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmont than the course he first played six weeks ago. It wasn’t the speed of the greens or the rough that covered his shoes. It was the sand in the bunkers. “When I played it six weeks ago, there was very compact sand, and that...
OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — Jordan Spieth feels confident about his game, typical talk from most top players going into a major. Unlike so many others at this U.S. Open, however, Spieth speaks from experience. Not since Tiger Woods a decade ago has anyone had this kind of run in golf’s biggest events. From...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have given former NBA standout and one-time college football player Nate Robinson a tryout. The Seahawks confirmed that Robinson went through a tryout on Monday, first reported by The Washington Post. Robinson had indicated in video posted to YouTube...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — When the Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup in 2009, a dynasty appeared to be in the offing. It didn’t quite work out that way. Injuries and inconsistent postseason play sent the franchise into a full-fledged identity crisis. The long, seemingly interminable wait for Sidney...
New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski (87) catches a pass during an NFL football practice Monday, in Foxborough, Mass. AP Photo/Michael Dwyer
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The Spring of Gronk has officially begun. So, too, have the first meaningful steps on the road back for Patriots running back Dion Lewis. Lewis, who is recovering from November surgery to repair a torn left ACL, made his first on-field appearance of New England’s...
Golden State Warriors forward Harrison Barnes, center, loses the ball as he shoots between Cleveland Cavaliers forward Richard Jefferson (24) and guard Kyrie Irving during the first half of Game 5 of basketball's NBA Finals in Oakland, Calif., Monday. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Like everyone else, Draymond Green could only watch as LeBron James and Kyrie Irving sent the NBA Finals back to Cleveland. And it became abundantly clear just how much the Golden State Warriors need their fiery forward after they were buried by Cleveland’s dynamic duo....
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs at Nationals Park, Monday, in Washington. AP Photo/Alex Brandon
WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer retired the first 16 batters he faced and threw seven innings of two-hit ball, striking out 11 in a pitching masterpiece that carried the Washington Nationals past the Chicago Cubs 4-1 Monday night. Scherzer’s bid for his third career no-hitter ended with one out...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jurgen Klinsmann wants a transformed mentality when the United States opens the knockout phase of the Copa America against Ecuador on Thursday. “The whole old story is the underdog story, and I cannot hear that story anymore,” the U.S. coach said. “I want to see them risk...

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