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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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Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith poses for a photo, Monday, May 21, 2018, before an Associated Press interview in Seattle. Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
May 21, 2018 - 5:32 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor, failed to protect her and covered it up. Kukors Smith alleges Sean Hutchison, who began coaching her at a swim club near...
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James Hinchcliffe, right, of Canada, talks with Robert Wickens, of Canada, during qualifications for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Sunday, May 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 21, 2018 - 5:27 pm
Bumping was back at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and everyone was thrilled. Until people actually got bumped. Only 33 drivers get to race in the Indianapolis 500, and that's the way it is because that's the way it always has been. Tradition means that when two extra drivers patched together enough...
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In this photo released by the Brazilian Football Confederation, Brazil's soccer player Neymar greets workers at the Granja Comary training center as he arrives to train in Teresopolis, Brazil, Monday, May 21, 2018. (Lucas Figueiredo/CBF via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 5:25 pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil wants to reduce the expectations on Neymar. The world's most expensive footballer is at the end of his recovery from a foot operation, and joined 16 Brazil teammates on Monday for physical and medical tests at their Granja Comary camp in Teresopolis, outside Rio de...
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Robert Wickens, of Canada, waits in the pits before a practice session for the IndyCar Indianapolis 500 auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in Indianapolis Monday, May 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
May 21, 2018 - 5:17 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Robert Wickens crashed Monday during the second-to-last practice for the Indianapolis 500, another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race. In addition to finding a way to get one...
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FILE - In this July 4, 1965, file photo, Carol Mann lofts the ball out of the sand trap to the 17th green during the USGA Women's Open Golf Championship at the Atlantic City Country Club in Northfield, N.J. Mann, a two-time major champion who won 38 LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 77. The LPGA Tour issued a statement Monday, May 21, 2018, that Mann had died Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas. (AP Photo/File)
May 21, 2018 - 5:03 pm
Carol Mann, a two-time major champion who won 38 LPGA Tour titles, has died. She was 77. The LPGA Tour issued a statement Monday that Mann had died Sunday at her home in The Woodlands, Texas. LPGA Tour officials said a family member notified them of Mann's death. Her major titles were the 1964...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Olympic Committee hired an FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, marking its latest effort to strengthen sex-abuse policies that are being rewritten in the wake of cases involving Olympic athletes. Wendy Guthrie comes to the USOC after spending the past six...
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May 21, 2018 - 4:34 pm
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that reiterated the NFL's stance that legalized sports gambling in the United States should be governed by...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 21, 2018 - 4:31 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — An associate of Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich confirmed Monday that the Russian billionaire's British visa has not been renewed. Abramovich was noticeably absent from the stands when Chelsea won England's FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday. The associate told The...
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FILE - In this Oct. 11, 2017, file photo, Lou Holtz speaks at the Manufacturer & Business Association's 112th Annual Event at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pa. Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer. Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday, May 21, 2018, the two sides came to an amicable resolution. (Greg Wohlford/Erie Times-News, via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer. Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday the two sides came to an...
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