Men's sports

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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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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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Tod Leiweke speaks during a news conference naming him as the president and CEO for a prospective NHL expansion hockey team, in Seattle. Leiweke has watched with appreciation from 1,000 miles away as to what is happening in Las Vegas. As the president of the prospective next frontier of NHL expansion in Seattle, Leiweke knows the Golden Knights reaching the Stanley Cup Finals is unprecedented. But instead of feeling pressure, Leiweke sees lessons to be learned for when Seattle’s future team finally takes the ice. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, FIle)
May 25, 2018 - 3:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — From his office about 1,000 miles away from T-Mobile Arena, Tod Leiweke has watched the Stanley Cup playoffs with a growing appreciation for what is taking place in Las Vegas. He was keeping an eye on the Golden Knights even before he became president of Seattle Hockey Partners LLC,...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2018, file photo, Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, right, talks to reporters during the Cubs' annual baseball convention in Chicago. The idea of Manny Machado joining Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo in a powerhouse lineup sure is a tantalizing one. Whether that happens or not, the Chicago Cubs are banking on the players they have to perform up to expectations. So far, that hasn’t happened. And if fans are frustrated, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein understands. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
May 25, 2018 - 3:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The idea of Manny Machado joining Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo in a powerhouse lineup sure is a tantalizing one. Whether that happens or not, the Chicago Cubs are banking on the players they have to perform up to expectations. So far, that hasn't happened. And if fans are frustrated...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy on the 6th fairway during day two of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth Golf Club, Surrey, England Friday May 25, 2018. (Adam Davy/PA via AP)
May 25, 2018 - 1:44 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship on Friday. So good was McIlroy's bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it "the best round I've ever seen." "I'm about...
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