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Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert (pictured) and general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
CLEVELAND (AP) — One year ago, David Griffin celebrated the biggest win in Cavaliers history. He marked the anniversary Monday by walking away from the team. Griffin’s three-year run as general manager with Cleveland is over after one championship and three straight trips to the NBA Finals....
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Tiger Woods is receiving help to manage his medications. “I’m currently receiving professional help to manage my medications and the ways that I deal with back pain and a sleep disorder,” Woods said in a statement on Monday night. Woods was charged with driving under the...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia was out of the starting lineup for Monday’s series opener against the Royals after getting hit by a pitch in Houston that caused him to spit up blood. Pedroia was hit in the left ribcage by a 92 mph fastball from James Hoyt in the...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top shooting guards in Thursday night’s NBA draft certainly offer plenty of high-scoring punch. They also come with some question marks. Kentucky’s Malik Monk is the top prospect and is expected to go in the lottery, followed by Louisville’s Donovan Mitchell and Duke’s...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ryan Switzer exchanged a high-five with Dez Bryant, then two more, followed by a shoulder bump and a couple of dance moves with his celebrated Dallas teammate. The rookie receiver isn’t a typical fourth-round pick cloaked in anonymity. The 5-foot-8 speedster ran with the...
ORANGE — The Orange Recreation Association has announced that it will hold its 14th annual basketball clinic. Directed by Helene Holmes, the week-long clinic is for area boys and girls grades four through nine who want to improve their skills in all areas of the game of basketball. The clinic...
University of California Los Angeles guard Lonzo Ball is expected to be a top pick in this year’s NBA draft. The Lakers, who have the second overall pick, worked out Ball this past week in Los Angeles. AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
LOS ANGELES (AP) — By now the entire basketball world knows Lonzo Ball is a singular talent with a unique parent. The UCLA product with preternatural court vision is among the most intriguing prospects in the NBA draft this week. In perhaps the greatest testament to his abilities, his father...
Brooks Koepka holds up the winning trophy after the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18 at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. Koepka shot a 5-under 67 Sunday to win the tournament at 16-under. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — Brooks Koepka received a short piece of advice from a valuable source on the eve of the final round at the U.S. Open. Defending champion Dustin Johnson was doing most of the talking. “It was a long phone call for us — it was like two minutes,” Koepka said. “But he just said a...
Xander Bogaerts, right, celebrates his solo home run off Houston Astros starting pitcher Joe Musgrove with Mitch Moreland during the first inning of Sunday’s game. Bogaerts hit a second home run in the sixth inning. AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith
HOUSTON (AP) — David Price wasn’t great on Sunday night, and he didn’t have to be. The best strike Boston threw to home plate came from left field, anyway. Xander Bogaerts went deep twice for the first multihomer game of his career and had four RBIs, Andrew Benintendi threw out a runner trying...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans and wide receiver Eric Decker have agreed to terms on a one-year deal. The Titans announced the deal Sunday night. The 6-foot-3, 214-pound Decker visited the Titans on Wednesday, met with coach Mike Mularkey and took a physical. He was released this...

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