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CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant never demanded he'd get to take the biggest shot of the NBA Finals. The Golden State Warriors made no promises and he knew there were no guarantees. When they met last summer in New York to discuss the biggest decision of his career, neither side even focused on...
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Matt Every, Scott Brown, Stewart Cink and Sebastian Munoz each shot 6-under 64s on Thursday to share the lead after one round at the St. Jude Classic. Charl Schwartzel and Matt Jones were each one stroke back at the final tuneup before the U.S. Open. Two-time U.S. Open...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Astros ace Dallas Keuchel went back on the disabled list with neck discomfort and returned to Houston on Thursday to be examined. Keuchel was scratched from Wednesday’s start against the Kansas City Royals with what the Astros initially said was an illness. He is 9-0...
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The NFL has suspended Buffalo Bills backup receiver Walt Powell for the first four games of the season for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances. Without revealing the substance, Powell issued a statement through the team saying he mistakenly...
Pittsburgh Penguins' Bryan Rust (17) celebrates his team's 6-0 victory over the Nashville Predators with goalie Matt Murray (30) after Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The defending champions provided an emphatic reminder of why they’re on the cusp of history with a 6-0 demolition of the Nashville Predators in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final to take a 3-2 lead. Pittsburgh will have a chance to become the first franchise to win back-to-back...
Major League Baseball is looking into a domestic violence accusation against Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell. His wife, Melissa, posted a photo Wednesday on Instagram with a caption suggesting he was unfaithful to her. AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File
CHICAGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is looking into a domestic violence accusation against Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell. His wife, Melisa, posted a photo Wednesday on Instagram with a caption suggesting he was unfaithful to her. In another post, a user named @carlierreed — described...
New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with Starlin Castro, left, after Thursday's game against the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees won 9-1. AP Photo/Frank Franklin II
NEW YORK (AP) — David Price was perfectly cordial to the media Thursday night. There weren’t many positive things to say about his pitching, though. Gary Sanchez homered twice to drive in five runs and the New York Yankees pounded Price again in a 9-1 victory, one night after the Boston Red Sox...
Cleveland Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving (2) drives on Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson, right, during the second half of Game 3 of basketball's NBA Finals in Cleveland on Wednesday. Golden State won 118-113. AP Photo/Tony Dejak
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kevin Durant released his deep shot, the one he always makes in his dreams. As the ball hung in the air, his plan to win a championship, Golden State’s grip on the series, Cleveland’s last-gasp attempt to defend its title, all of it was on the line. Perfect. Durant drained...
Lincoln Riley speaks at a news conference after being named football coach at Oklahoma. Riley replaces longest-tenured NCAA coach Bob Stoops who spent 18 years with the Sooners. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Just three years ago, Lincoln Riley was the offensive coordinator at East Carolina. Now, he’ll take the reins at Oklahoma, one of the most powerful programs in college football. The 33-year-old Riley has stepped in for the retiring Bob Stoops and become the youngest head...
A R.I. bill has passed demanding the release of all records related to the investigation of former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's 38 Studios. The bill unanimously passed Wednesday night. AP Photo/Steven Senne, File
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Rhode Island Senate Committee has passed a bill demanding the release of all records related to the investigation of the state’s failed $75 million deal with ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling’s now-bankrupt video game company. The Providence Journal reports...

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