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FILE- In this March 22, 2019 file photo, Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C. The NBA has picked 11 players from the G League Elite Camp to stay for the NBA draft combine that starts Thursday, May 16. Fall, Florida State's Terance Mann, Miami's Dewan Hernandez, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett, Nevada's Cody Martin, Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries, Auburn's Jared Harper, Iowa's Tyler Cook, Iowa State's Marial Shayok, Mississippi State's Reggie Perry and Ole Miss' Terence Davis were invited Wednesday, May 15 to stay. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
May 15, 2019 - 12:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA has picked 11 players from the G League Elite Camp to stay for the NBA draft combine that starts Thursday. UCF's Tacko Fall, Florida State's Terance Mann, Miami's Dewan Hernandez, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett, Nevada's Cody Martin, Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries, Auburn's Jared Harper...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2018 file photo, Lamar Odom arrives at the Kids' Choice Awards at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Odom regrets cheating on ex Khloé Kardashian and lying to her about his addiction to cocaine during their four-year marriage. The 39-year-old tells People magazine he wishes he “could have been more of a man” and it still bothers him three years after they divorced. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
May 15, 2019 - 8:16 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former NBA star Lamar Odom regrets cheating on his ex-wife, Khloé Kardashian, and lying to her about his addiction to cocaine during their four-year marriage. The 39-year-old tells People magazine he wishes he "could have been more of a man" and it still bothers him now, three...
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May 15, 2019 - 5:42 am
MADRID (AP) — Retired American Alpine skier Lindsey Vonn has won Spain's Princess of Asturias award for sports. The judges said on announcing the prize Wednesday that Vonn "has throughout her career made extraordinary contributions to the world of sports." Vonn's achievements include a women's...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Eric Sogard, center, and Trent Thornton, right, wait at home plate for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) after he hit a three-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
May 14, 2019 - 11:00 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: IN THE SWING Rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks to build off his first huge game in the majors when the Blue Jays continue their series at San Francisco. The highly touted 20-year-old hit the first two home runs of his major league career,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2016, file photo, Europe coach Ralph Krueger speaks during a news conference at the World Cup of Hockey in Toronto. A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have hired Krueger to become their next head coach. The person spoke to the AP on the condition of anonymity Tuesday night, May 14, 2019, because the team has not announced the hiring. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
May 14, 2019 - 10:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ralph Krueger is returning to North America to coach the Buffalo Sabres in a bid to turn around the once-proud franchise in the midst of an eight-year playoff drought. A person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that the Sabres have hired Krueger as coach. The...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry celebrates in front of fans after scoring against the Portland Trail Blazers during the first half of Game 1 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 14, 2019 - 10:48 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry made nine 3-pointers and scored 36 points, and the Golden State Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 116-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals while playing without injured star Kevin Durant once again. Curry shot 12 for 23 in his...
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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37) and Brad Marchand (63) skate for the puck with Carolina Hurricanes' Brett Pesce (22) and Jordan Staal during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference final series in Raleigh, N.C., Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
May 14, 2019 - 9:58 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chris Wagner and Brad Marchand scored 5:07 apart in the second period, and the Boston Bruins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference final. Tuukka Rask stopped 35 shots for the Bruins, who have won six straight postseason...
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David Griffin, New Orleans Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations, holds up placards after it was announced that the Pelicans had won the first pick during the NBA basketball draft lottery Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nuccio DiNuzzo)
May 14, 2019 - 9:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Zion Williamson has never been to New Orleans. That may be changing very soon. The Pelicans bucked seriously long odds Tuesday night, winning the NBA draft lottery and the right to have the first chance at selecting the former Duke star next month — and potentially pairing him with...
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Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter hangs on the net before the first half of Game 7 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, May 12, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/John Leyba)
May 14, 2019 - 8:35 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden wants to ensure Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, a Turkish star whom Turkey wants arrested for his criticism of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will be able to safely travel to Canada for a possible NBA championship series against the Toronto Raptors...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Kyle Hendricks throws during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
May 14, 2019 - 8:29 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Hendricks had three hits, including a two-run double, and pitched into the ninth inning to lead the surging Chicago Cubs over the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Tuesday night. The Cubs are 10-2 in May, their best start to the month since 1977. Chicago has won 22 of 28 games for the NL's...
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