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April 04, 2018 - 8:56 am
NBA-SCHEDULE Cavaliers win battle of division leaders UNDATED (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers continue to shake their midseason malaise and demonstrate they are capable of making their fourth straight trip to the NBA Finals. LeBron James delivered 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists as the Cavs...
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This Jan. 26, 2018 police body-camera footage released by Milwaukee Police Department shows NBA Bucks guard Sterling Brown as he talks to arresting police officers after being shot by a stun gun in a Walgreens parking lot in Milwaukee. The release comes as city officials who've viewed the videos have expressed concern about how officers conducted themselves. Even leaders of the police department have hinted the video may make them look bad. (Milwaukee Police Department via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 5:37 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on the stun gun arrest of Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown and the police body camera video (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Milwaukee Bucks player Sterling Brown says he "gave in" when police used a stun gun as they detained him for a parking violation because he didn'...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, passes the ball over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Golden State Warriors are worried as they head into Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. "We have a chance to tie the series at home. That's a pretty good position to be in," coach Steve Kerr said. "We've got to win two...
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Derek Holland delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs Friday, May 25, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
May 25, 2018 - 5:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks limited San Francisco to one run and two hits over seven innings, Ben Zobrist lined a tiebreaking two-run double in the seventh and the Chicago Cubs beat the Giants 6-2 on Friday. Hendricks (4-3) struck out seven and walked two to help the Cubs open the series on a...
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Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz speaks during an NHL hockey press conference, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 25, 2018 - 5:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — One of the lasting images from the Capitals' playoff run came the morning of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final. Usually Alex Ovechkin hustles around the rink in a hot lap prior to the morning skate. Only this time it was 55-year-old coach Barry Trotz, who answered the...
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New York Councilman Jumaane D. Williams, second from right, with the help of Kirsten John Foy, second from left, Northeast Regional Director of the National Action Network, holds a jersey with Colin Kaepernick's name on the back, during a rally of civil rights activists outside of the NFL’s headquarters, Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. About 50 people gathered to protest the NFL’s new policy aimed at ending player protests during the playing of the national anthem in stadiums before games. Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, started the movement of taking a knee during the anthem to protest police brutality and racial inequality two seasons ago. (AP Photo/Ralph Russo)
May 25, 2018 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Civil rights activists protested outside NFL headquarters Friday, calling on team owners to overturn their new national anthem policy and urging a boycott of the league and its sponsors. About 50 people gathered at the midtown Manhattan office building for a rally organized by...
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Kyle Busch waits in Victory Lane after winning the pole position for the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 25, 2018 - 4:58 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has won a Cup points race at every track on the NASCAR circuit except one — Charlotte Motor Speedway. Twenty-eight starts, no checkered flags — and plenty of frustration. The 33-year-old Busch is looking to check off that final box on his racing resume Sunday in the...
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Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul wears the Santa Fe High School logo during the first half in Game 5 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors in Houston, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Ten people were killed in shootings at the school last week.(AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2018 - 4:28 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets will be without star guard Chris Paul for Game 6 because of a strained hamstring, a huge blow for a team trying to close out the Golden State Warriors. Paul was injured in the fourth quarter of Thursday night's victory that gave the Rockets a 3-2 lead in the...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2017, file photo, Boston Red Sox designated hitter Hanley Ramirez takes off his batting helmet after grounding out with bases loaded during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, at Fenway Park in Boston. The Red Sox have designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment to make room for Dustin Pedroia on the 25-man roster as he returns from the disabled list. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, FIle)
May 25, 2018 - 4:20 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez was designated for assignment by the Boston Red Sox, who are responsible for the $15.25 remaining on his contract but avoided him triggering a $22 million salary for 2019. Boston made the move Friday to clear a roster spot for All-Star second baseman Dustin Pedroia, who...
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Helio Castroneves, of Brazil, heads into the first turn during the final practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 4:00 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Scott Dixon beat James Hinchcliffe in the finals of the pit stop challenge on Friday, dealing the Canadian driver and his crew another disappointment on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Dixon had the advantageous inside lane, where concrete provides better traction, for...
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