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Wearing a protective mask because of a recent facial injury, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid takes a break during the NBA basketball team's practice in Camden, N.J., Friday, April 13, 2018. (David Maialetti/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 7:03 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Joel Embiid is done with Philadelphia's latest process. Listed as doubtful in the morning, Embiid was upgraded to probable and eventually put in the starting lineup by the 76ers for Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series against the Miami Heat on Thursday night. Embiid...
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Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier (12) watches his shot during third quarter of Game 2 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series game against the Milwaukee Bucks in Boston, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
April 19, 2018 - 6:48 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two games into their first-round playoff series, Milwaukee point guard Eric Bledsoe and his Boston counterpart, Terry Rozier, still seem to be having trouble remembering each other's names. Maybe it's the sign of a festering feud with the Celtics up 2-0 as the series shifts to...
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Detroit Tigers' Jose Iglesias (1) and Leonys Martin (12) celebrate their 13-8 win over the Baltimore Orioles after a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
April 19, 2018 - 6:36 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The rebuilt Detroit Tigers dominated the Baltimore Orioles. Leonys Martin hit his first big league grand slam, Jeimer Candelario had four hits and three RBIs, and the Detroit Tigers beat Baltimore 13-8 Thursday to extend the Orioles' losing streak to six. Not bad for a team going...
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Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, left, tries for a goal as Philadelphia Flyers' Brian Elliott defends during the first period in Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Philadelphia. The Penguins won 5-0. (AP Photo/Tom Mihalek)
April 19, 2018 - 6:06 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mario Lemieux had one question for Sidney Crosby after the Pittsburgh star slipped past his boss as the Penguins' career playoff scoring leader during a Game 4 romp over Philadelphia. "He asked what took so long," Crosby said with a laugh. Lemieux's joke carried with it a pair of...
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April 19, 2018 - 5:52 pm
RIDGEDALE, Mo. (AP) — Jeff Maggert and Jesper Parnevik shot an 8-under 63 in better-ball play Thursday to take the first-round lead in the PGA Tour Champions' chilly Bass Pro Shops Legends of Golf. "It was very relaxing for me because I felt like terrible," Parnevik said. "I was so stiff this...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2004, file pool photo, overall leader Lance Armstrong, right, of Austin, Texas, follows compatriot and teammate Floyd Landis, left, in the ascent of the La Croix Fry pass during the 17th stage of the Tour de France cycling race between Bourg-d'Oisans and Le Grand Bornand, French Alps. Armstrong, on Thursday, April 19, 2018, has reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs throughout much of his career. (Bernard Papon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:47 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Lance Armstrong reached a $5 million settlement with the federal government in a whistleblower lawsuit that could have sought $100 million in damages from the cyclist who was stripped of his record seven Tour de France victories after admitting he used performance-enhancing...
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Atlanta Braves' Freddie Freeman leaves the field with a trainer as manager Brian Snitker watches after Freeman was hit by a pitch by Philadelphia Phillies' Hoby Milner during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 5:43 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — One-half inch may have been the difference between Freddie Freeman facing another extended stay on the disabled list and remaining in the Atlanta Braves' lineup. The first baseman avoided serious injury when he was hit on his left wrist by a pitch from Philadelphia's Hoby Milner...
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FILE - In this July 5, 2017, file photo, Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price reacts after starting pitcher Scott Feldman walks Colorado Rockies' Carlos Gonzalez to put two runners on base in the first inning of a baseball game, in Denver. The Reds have fired Bryan Price after a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. Price was in his fifth season leading the rebuilding team. The Reds have lost at least 94 games in each of the last three seasons while finishing last in the NL Central. Bench coach Jim Riggleman will manage the team on an interim basis. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
April 19, 2018 - 5:38 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds' worst start since the Great Depression prompted a quick hook for Bryan Price. Cincinnati fired its fifth-year manager on Thursday because of a 3-15 start, the first managerial change in the major leagues this season. The Reds hadn't changed managers so early in a season...
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New York Yankees Aaron Judge is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Miami Marlins during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, April 16, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 19, 2018 - 5:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge and the New York Yankees have a message for a bullied fourth-grader in Pennsylvania: "You are not alone." The Yankees created an anti-bullying video and posted it to the team's Twitter account Wednesday in response to a video created by 10-year-old Cassidy Warner. The...
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Firefighters work to extinguish a blaze that heavily damaged the Warm Springs Lodge Thursday, April 19, 2018, after a fire broke out late Wednesday at the famed lodge at the base of one of the nation's premier ski destinations in Sun Valley, Idaho. There were no immediate reports of injuries, no damage estimate and no immediate word on the cause. The lodge closed for the season last Sunday and was not open to the public when the fire started. (Jason Kindred/Idaho Mountain Express via AP)
April 19, 2018 - 5:17 pm
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — A raging fire at a base lodge at Idaho's famed Sun Valley Resort ski area heavily damaged the building just days after the ski season ended, officials said Thursday. Flames were shooting 30 feet (9 meters) from the roof of the resort's Warm Springs Lodge when police arrived at...
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