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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The salary cap was a passion project for Mario Lemieux, the owner, when the NHL wrestled with it during the 2004-05 lockout even though he knows it would have been something Mario Lemieux, the player, would have fought to the bitter end. “We couldn’t compete with the (New York...
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Bruce Arena has managed the tricky task of establishing a sense of calm along with urgency within the U.S. soccer team. It’s quite a contrast to the frustration and futility at the end of Jurgen Klinsmann’s coaching reign last November. Of course, climbing from last to third...
Minnesota Twins chief baseball officer Derek Falvey addresses the media as he stands in front of a 1987 Twins World Series championship photo collage during a luncheon. The Twins have the No. 1 pick in the MLB draft for the first time since 2001. The draft begins today at 7 p.m. and spans across three days. AP Photo/Jim Mone, File
NEW YORK (AP) — Brendan McKay’s fastball-firing left arm has made him the possible No. 1 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft. Thing is, so has the Louisville slugger’s bat. The Cardinals star is one of college baseball’s greatest two-way players, a rare talent who has given big...
Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green fouls Cleveland Cavaliers center Tristan Thompson (13) during the second half of Game 4 of basketball's NBA Finals. Game 4 marked a turn towards physicality in the series. AP Photo/Ron Schwane
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seven technical fouls, one flagrant foul, stars LeBron James and Kevin Durant jawing at each other and several other dustups. For Cleveland coach Tyronn Lue, the physical turn the NBA Finals took in Game 4 is just what he wanted and is the recipe he hopes the Cavaliers...
Rafael Nadal lifts up the cup after defeating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium. AP Photo/Michel Euler
PARIS (AP) — Overwhelmingly good from start to finish in Sunday’s final, and for the entire two weeks, Nadal won his record 10th French Open title with a 6-2, 6-3, 6-1 victory over 2015 champion Stan Wawrinka. “A perfect Roland Garros for me,” Nadal said. Call it a Perfect 10. “I play my...
Detroit Tigers' Justin Upton (8) celebrates with Victor Martinez (41) as Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez, right, stands nearby after Upton hit a grand slam in the fifth inning of Sunday's game. AP Photo/Steven Senne
BOSTON (AP) — Detroit manager Brad Ausmus knew what to hope for when he saw Justin Upton’s fly ball heading down the right-field line. “From the time it left the bat I was saying, ‘Pesky Pole! Pesky Pole,” Ausmas said after Upton’s grand slam hit off the right-field foul pole, helping the Tigers...
Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after defeating the Nashville Predators 2-0 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sidney Crosby is bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Pittsburgh for a second consecutive year. He’s bringing another MVP trophy, too. Patric Hornqvist scored with 1:35 left and Matt Murray made 27 saves for his second straight shutout as the Penguins became the first...
The No. 1 pick in Major League Baseball’s draft belongs to the Minnesota Twins — who don’t exactly look like a rebuilding project these days. After losing 103 games last year, the Twins (32-27) are leading the AL Central heading into Monday night’s draft. Although there’s a long way to go before...
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held Friday for an Olympic museum that will include a Hall of Fame and make mention of every athlete who has competed for the U.S. team. Attending the ceremony were Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper and former Ohio Gov. Dick Celeste....
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The first few shots of Daniel Berger’s final round didn’t give much clue that his second straight victory at the St. Jude Classic was only a few hours away. He hit his drive on No. 1 into the rough, sent his next shot into the rough far past the hole and his third shot was...

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