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April 19, 2018 - 8:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Super Bowl champion Philadelphia will host Atlanta to kick off the 2018 NFL season on Thursday night, Sept. 6. Green Bay hosts Chicago in the first Sunday night matchup on Sept. 9, while the Monday nighters on opening weekend feature the New York Jets at Detroit, followed by the Los...
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FILE - In this Saturday, April 7, 2018, file photo, driver Scott Dixon smiles before the IndyCar auto race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Dixon will be the latest IndyCar driver to enter the realm of reality TV when he auditions in Indianapolis next week for "American Ninja Warrior. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
April 19, 2018 - 4:38 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Scott Dixon will be the latest IndyCar driver to enter the realm of reality TV when he auditions in Indianapolis next week for "American Ninja Warrior." The four-time IndyCar champion, nicknamed "The Iceman," thought it sounded fun when he was approached with the idea of...
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Patrick Warburton, the actor who played David Puddy on "Seinfeld" and wore makeup supporting the New Jersey Devils during an episode of the show, gestures at the end of Game 4 of an NHL first-round hockey playoff series between the Devils and the Tampa Bay Lightning, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Newark, N.J. The Lightning won 3-1. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 19, 2018 - 10:28 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Life imitated art at the Stanley Cup playoffs as the actor who played Puddy on the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" showed up at the game with his face painted as a New Jersey Devils fan. Patrick Warburton is a Devils fan and in a 1995 episode of the hit show he appeared with his face...
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New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, center, forward E'Twaun Moore, left, forward Anthony Davis, second from left, and guard Rajon Rondo, right, celebrate during the second half of Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland, Ore. The Pelicans won 111-102. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
April 19, 2018 - 1:59 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday's postseason production is providing Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis with a more comfortable margin for error — and has left Portland with precious little. Holiday's 54 points, 16 assists and slew of defensive successes in the first two games are big reasons why the...
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New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday, center, forward E'Twaun Moore, left, forward Anthony Davis, second from left, and guard Rajon Rondo, right, celebrate during the second half of Game 2 against the Portland Trail Blazers in an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in Portland, Ore. The Pelicans won 111-102. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
April 18, 2018 - 5:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jrue Holiday's postseason production is providing Pelicans All-Star Anthony Davis with a more comfortable margin for error — and has left Portland with precious little. Holiday's 54 points, 16 assists and slew of defensive successes in the first two games are big reasons why the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George (13) shoots in front of Utah Jazz forward Royce O'Neale (23) in the second half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series in Oklahoma City, Sunday, April 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 17, 2018 - 7:24 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Paul George has found his shot. Actually, the Oklahoma City Thunder All-Star has been on a roll heading into the playoffs. In the five regular season games in April, he averaged 27.6 points and made 41 percent of his 3-pointers and 90 percent of his free throws. He closed the...
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Associated Press staffers Howie Rumberg, left, and Oskar Garcia pose for a photograph Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York, after they were named deputy sports editors for newsgathering and storytelling at the AP. Rumberg and Garcia will oversee a team of more than 100 journalists reporting and editing sports news in all media formats across the world. They will direct coverage of breaking news, planned events and enterprise and will lead efforts to integrate new techniques into the core work of developing and presenting distinctive stories to AP customers and emerging audiences. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
April 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Howie Rumberg deputy sports editor for newsgathering and Oskar Garcia deputy sports editor for storytelling, helping lead the global department's efforts to report and present the most compelling sports journalism. The appointments were announced...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard passes against the defense of New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic, left, and forward Darius Miller during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Randy L. Rasmussen)
April 17, 2018 - 2:05 am
The Portland Trail Blazers fought their way through a pressure-packed playoff race to earn home-court advantage in a series, then lost it in one game. The Toronto Raptors know that problem all too well, so they want to take advantage of playing from ahead for a change. They try for their first 2-0...
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Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard passes against the defense of New Orleans Pelicans forward Nikola Mirotic, left, and forward Darius Miller during the first half in Game 1 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Randy L. Rasmussen)
April 16, 2018 - 6:35 pm
The Portland Trail Blazers fought their way through a pressure-packed playoff race to earn home-court advantage in a series, then lost it in one game. The Toronto Raptors know that problem all too well, so they want to take advantage of playing from ahead for a change. They try for their first 2-0...
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April 16, 2018 - 3:01 pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Keith Jackson was remembered as "the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting" and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from the broadcast booth in a memorial service at the Rose Bowl. Nearly 400 family and friends gathered Sunday on the field at the historic stadium...
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