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TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan remembers the angry emotions Raptors teammate Bismack Biyombo once stirred in him as an opponent. “I hated him,” DeRozan said Sunday. The Cavaliers likely feel a little anger toward Biyombo after his pivotal performance Saturday, when he helped stop Cleveland’s 10-...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Despite the fog, the rain and an undefeated Kentucky Derby winner to contend with, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux knew the best route to the Preakness winner’s circle with Exaggerator — stay inside and wait. The rider who started his career in Maryland guided Exaggerator to...
ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pro wrestler Jimmy “Superfly” Snuka testified at his mental competency hearing on Friday and often seemed confused as he was questioned by a judge who will decide whether he can stand trial on charges he killed his girlfriend in 1983. Snuka, who turned 73 on Wednesday, said...
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — Almost sacked for safety concerns after 50 years, the nation’s last tackle powderpuff football game will now be played. Students and parents from Florida’s Jupiter High School persuaded the town to sponsor the all-girl game after the principal cancelled, fearing girls would...
BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Kobe Bryant is getting advice from Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Jerry Bruckheimer as he redirects his competitive drive from professional basketball to his publishing and production company. One month after retiring from the NBA, the Los Angeles Lakers star...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Let it rain again on the Preakness. Team Nyquist doesn’t seem concerned. A driving rainstorm didn’t faze American Pharoah as he splashed his way to victory in the second leg of the Triple Crown last year, and it sure appears like Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist will have to do the...
The leader of the U.S. Olympic Committee says the latest anti-doping headlines make it “increasingly difficult to defend the current system.” In a wide-ranging interview Friday with The Associated Press, USOC CEO Scott Blackmun spoke about America’s preparation for the Rio de Janeiro Games —...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Rain washed out all track activity Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which will now try to cram it’s All-Star weekend into one day. The steady showers forced NASCAR to call off the scheduled Sprint Showdown, a race that will send five drivers not already qualified for the...
In this April 17, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers head coach Tyronn Lue directs his players during the first half in Game 1 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Detroit Pistons in Cleveland. No coach in NBA history has started a postseason like Lue, who improved to 10-0 after the Cavaliers rolled over the Raptors in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
CLEVELAND (AP) — The perfect coach plopped down in his seat at the podium, his face a mixture of exhaustion and exultation. Tyronn Lue has yet to lose a game in his first NBA postseason with the Cavaliers, who are 10-0 and looking invincible, threatening to sweep through the Eastern Conference...
MIAMI (AP) — Barry Bonds stood in the batting cage holding a bat as he held court. His audience: slumping slugger Giancarlo Stanton. “I haven’t hit in a while, so I can’t do it perfect,” Bonds said before taking another cut. “But I’m trying not to swing so hard.” To punctuate his point, the...

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