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Rachel Robinson, widow of Jackie Robinson, smiles during a ceremonial ground breaking for the Jackie Robinson Museum, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
April 27, 2017 - 7:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ground was broken for the Jackie Robinson Museum after a 10-year wait — matching the length of the Hall of Famer's barrier-breaking major league career. Rachel Robinson, the 94-year-old widow of the Brooklyn Dodgers star, attended Thursday's ceremony in the SoHo section of Manhattan...
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Ryan Palmer, center, smiles after teammate Jordan Spieth, left, sank his putt on the 18th green during the first round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament's new two-man team format at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Thursday, April 27, 2017. They birdied the hole to end the day tied for first at 6 under par. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
April 27, 2017 - 7:41 pm
AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Jordan Spieth showed off his stellar short game. Ryan Palmer contributed momentum-saving par putts. They turned out to be quite the team Thursday in the Zurich Classic, the first official team event on the PGA Tour in 36 years. Spieth hit a bump-and-run from 100 feet to a front...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Andrew Toles watches an RBI single against the San Francisco Giants during the 10th inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Thursday, April 27, 2017. (AP Photo/ Tony Avelar)
April 27, 2017 - 7:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Run-scoring singles by Andrew Toles and Justin Turner in the 10th inning led the Dodgers to a 5-1 victory Thursday against the San Francisco Giants after Los Angeles pitcher Julio Urias made a solid start in his 2017 debut. The Dodgers, who had lost to the Giants in 10 innings...
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NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell greets fans before the first round of the 2017 NFL football draft, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 27, 2017 - 7:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The NFL draft will begin in about an hour in Philadelphia. The Cleveland Browns hold the first pick yet again after finishing just 1-15 last season. Though Cleveland could use help at quarterback, the Browns could also help their defense by taking Texas A&M defensive end...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter (13) is congratulated by teammates after hitting a walk-off grand slam to defeat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 in 11 innings in the first baseball game of a doubleheader Thursday, April 27, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 7:11 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Matt Carpenter's first grand slam was a memorable one. Meaningful, too. Carpenter launched a game-ending slam in the 11th inning and the St. Louis Cardinals, saved by Randal Grichuk's tying, two-run homer with two outs in the ninth, beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 Thursday in the...
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton watches his solo home run in front of Colorado Rockies catcher Dustin Garneau during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Denver. Washington won 16-5. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 27, 2017 - 7:04 pm
DENVER (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as part of an 11-run seventh inning, Trea Turner enjoyed another big game at Coors Field and the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 16-5 on Thursday. Turner proved to be a pitcher's nightmare throughout the four-game series. He hit for...
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April 27, 2017 - 6:58 pm
DENVER (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as part of an 11-run seventh inning, Trea Turner had another big game at Coors Field and the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 16-5 on Thursday. Turner proved to be a pitcher's nightmare throughout the four-game series. He hit for the...
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Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg talks with guard Dwyane Wade during a break in the second quarter of a first-round NBA playoff basketball game against the Boston Celtics in Boston, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 27, 2017 - 6:39 pm
We pause in a postseason packed with great press-conference performances to award a gold star to Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg for his "get-off-my-lawn" rant against Celtics' guard Isaiah Thomas. For starters, it's so-o-o-o last century. Granted, there's still a rule on the books barring players from "...
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In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig listens while touring the Hall of Fame during his orientation visit, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Cooperstown, N.Y. Selig will be inducted to the Hall of Fame during the summer of 2017. (Milo Stewart Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum via AP)
April 27, 2017 - 6:04 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Bud Selig has been to the Baseball Hall of Fame more times than he can remember. Still limping as he recovers from a stress fracture in his right leg, the 82-year-old former commissioner won't soon forget his latest visit — a tour to prepare for his induction this summer. "...
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Nashville Predators' Ryan Johansen (92) and Viktor Arvidsson, left, of Sweden, offer encouragement to teammate Kevin Fiala, of Switzerland, as Fiala is taken off on a stretcher after being injured during the second period in Game 1 of an NHL hockey second-round playoff series against the St. Louis Blues, Wednesday, April 26, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 27, 2017 - 5:57 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nashville Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg during Game 1 against St. Louis and is recovering from surgery to repair his femur, the team said Thursday. The 20-year-old Fiala was hit by Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo and went hard into the boards behind the St...
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