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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. will come out of retirement to meet UFC star Conor McGregor in an Aug. 26 boxing match that will feature two of the top-selling fighters in the world. The two fighters both announced the fight Wednesday, after months of speculation about whether Mayweather...
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Just when CC Sabathia was pitching like an ace again, the big left-hander got hurt. Sabathia exited early with a strained left hamstring, and Eric Young Jr. rallied the Los Angeles Angels to a 3-2 victory in 11 innings that snapped the New York Yankees’ six-game winning...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Golden State Warriors say no decision has been made regarding a potential White House visit to celebrate their NBA title. The Warriors issued a statement Tuesday saying that “today is all about celebrating our championship” and that they have not received an invitation...
After being out for six weeks due to a recurring rib injury, Rory McIlroy will play in the U.S. Open that starts Thursday, June 15, and will end Sunday, June 18. AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The storms moved in overnight and kept pounding Erin Hills through the morning, closing the course for some three hours with just two practice days remaining before the U.S. Open. No one was happier than Rory McIlroy. “I wasn’t crying when I saw that rain last night and this...
After a knee injury ended Danny Woodhead's time with the San Diego Chargers, Woodhead signed a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens. Woodhead played with the New England Patriots from 2010 through 2012. AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Coming off a knee injury that abruptly ended his four-year run with San Diego, running back Danny Woodhead is starting anew with an old rival. How strange it is to see Woodhead with the Baltimore Ravens, given that he once tormented them as a member of the New England...
Andrew Benintendi, left, is doused by Jackie Bradley Jr. and others after his game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 12th inning of yesterday's game against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Red Sox won 4-3. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Even 22-year-old Andrew Benintendi was getting weary. Boston’s young outfielder put an end to yet another marathon game and a string of failed chances with a single in the 12th inning, driving in Xander Bogaerts from third for the winning run as the Red Sox outlasted the...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Julian Edelman is a step closer toward playing his entire NFL career with the New England Patriots. The 31-year-old receiver confirmed Tuesday that he has signed a contract extension that runs through the 2019 season. Edelman was one of the heroes of New England’s...
PHOENIX (AP) — Love is not a word you hear often from coaches in any sport. Torey Lovullo uses it often. The 51-year-old first-year manager of the surprising Arizona Diamondbacks has developed a symbiotic relationship with his players that’s at the core of the team’s strong start this season...
Deven Marrero scores the game-winning run, on a single by Dustin Pedroia, as he beats the tag by Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp during the eleventh inning on Monday. AP Photo/Charles Krupa
BOSTON (AP) — Dustin Pedroia may have had to run a lot harder from his teammates than he did on his game-winning hit. Pedroia singled home the winning run in the 11th inning to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 6-5 comeback win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night. Pablo Sandoval opened...
Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry (30) celebrates with fans after defeating the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 to win the NBA championship. AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant capped his spectacular first season with the Warriors by bringing home that coveted NBA championship he joined Golden State last July so determined to get, scoring 39 points in a fast-and-furious, Finals-clinching 129-120 victory over LeBron James and the...

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