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Cameron Reddish, from Duke, speaks with the media on the first day of the NBA draft basketball combine in Chicago, Thursday, May. 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
May 16, 2019 - 5:16 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local): 5:15 p.m. North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to convince NBA teams he is ready to make the preps-to-pros jump. A gifted guard known for soaring dunks that have made him a social media sensation with 343,000 Instagram...
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First baseman and member of the National Women's Baseball Team, Diamilette Quiles Alicea, is presented as the first female player to sign with The Utuado Highlanders, one of the teams that participate in the Superior Double A Baseball League, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Thursday, May 16, 2019. For the first time in Puerto Rico's history, a woman is set to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a popular semi-pro league.(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
May 16, 2019 - 4:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A woman in Puerto Rico is set for the first time to play in an otherwise all-male baseball tournament organized by a popular semi-pro league. Diamilette Quiles is to take over at first base in the fifth inning for the Mountaineers of Utuado. "I'm leaving it all in God's...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, right, rounds the bases after hitting a home run off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zach Eflin, left, during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
May 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich took advantage of the few pitches he saw in the zone. Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday. Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the...
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Luis Saez reacts after Maximum Security was disqualified from the 145th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race at Churchill Downs Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
May 16, 2019 - 2:28 pm
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez has appealed his 15-day suspension by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. He says the stewards' penalty for failing to control the horse in the Kentucky Derby is "unduly harsh and not supportable by facts and law." The rider also seeks to...
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Nick Kyrgios of Australia returns the ball to Daniil Medvedev of Russia at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Tuesday, May, 14, 2019. Kyrgios won 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
May 16, 2019 - 1:41 pm
ROME (AP) — Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted Thursday from his second-round match. First, Kyrgios slammed his racket to the clay and kicked a water bottle in his match against Norwegian qualifier Casper...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after sinking a putt on the 14th green during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament, Thursday, May 16, 2019, at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 16, 2019 - 12:40 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Thursday at Bethpage Black (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Brooks Koepka is the first player to shoot 63 in consecutive years at major championships. Koepka's defense of his PGA Championship got off to a record start when he holed a 35-...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, Dallas Wings' Liz Cambage, left, drives against Connecticut Sun's Brionna Jones during a preseason WNBA basketball game in Uncasville, Conn. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Dallas Wings have traded Liz Cambage to Las Vegas for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces' first two picks in 2020. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, May 16, 2019, because the deal hasn't been announced. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
May 16, 2019 - 11:59 am
The Liz Cambage trade saga is finally over. The 6-foot-8 Australian was traded from Dallas to Las Vegas on Thursday for Moriah Jefferson, Isabelle Harrison and the Aces' first two picks in 2020. "The journey it took to get here will make a great story one day," said Bill Laimbeer, president and...
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Toronto Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard (2) is fouled by Milwaukee Bucks forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (34) during the second half in Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference final in Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 10:50 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Down for most of the game, clearly rusty at times after nearly a full week off, the Milwaukee Bucks looked very much like a team in trouble. Until the fourth quarter. The team with the NBA's best record this season found its stride at the perfect time. Brook Lopez scored 13 of his...
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Atlanta Braves' rookie Austin Riley follows through on a home run in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Atlanta. It was Riley's first Major League hit. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 15, 2019 - 10:09 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Austin Riley connected with the pitch, his father was watching from the concourse at SunTrust Park. Mike Riley knew it was good contact, but he couldn't tell how far the ball went. Then he looked toward the outfield. "As soon as I saw the outfielders not move," the elder Riley...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell watches his double against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the second inning of a baseball game in Phoenix, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 15, 2019 - 9:26 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: SMASHING START Atlanta prospect Austin Riley was quite a hit in his big league debut, connecting for a home run in his second at-bat. The 22-year-old Riley tagged Michael Wacha in a win over St. Louis. Riley was promoted from Triple-A, where he...
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