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Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James trades high-fives with teammates Iman Shumpert, left, and Deron Williams, right, during the first half of Game 2 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
May 19, 2017 - 10:06 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Cleveland Cavaliers set an NBA record on Friday night by opening a 41-point halftime lead over the Boston Celtics in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. The 72-31 lead surpassed the 40-point margin held by the Detroit Pistons over the Washington Bullets on April 26, 1987...
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May 19, 2017 - 9:52 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick, who will serve as a veteran backup to Jameis Winston. Fitzpatrick spent the last two seasons with the New York Jets, who allowed the quarterback's contract to expire in...
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May 19, 2017 - 8:29 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Boston Red Sox ace David Price allowed three runs on five hits and lasted only two innings in making his first minor league rehab start since straining his left elbow in late February. Price was pulled after making just 65 pitches, which was 25 short of what he was projected to...
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Actress on the inside rail with Nik Juarez atop wins the Black-Eyed Susan horse race at Pimlico race course as Lights of Medina with Feargal Lynch aboard take second place, Friday, May 19, 2017, in Baltimore. The 142nd Preakness Stakes horse race runs Saturday. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)
May 19, 2017 - 8:27 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sloshing in the mud with visions of an upset, Nik Juarez guided long-shot Actress through a memorable maiden-breaking voyage Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan. After a sudden and intense rainstorm turned the track at Pimlico Race Course into a sloppy mess, Actress outlasted Lights of...
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May 19, 2017 - 7:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior...
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May 19, 2017 - 7:53 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Jason Kokrak shot a bogey-free 8-under 62 Friday for a record five-stroke lead after two rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson, where local favorite Jordan Spieth missed the cut for the first time at the tournament where he made his debut as a 16-year-old high school junior...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon collects himself on the mound after giving up a three-run home run to New York Yankees' Starlin Castro during a baseball game in Pittsburgh. Taillon had surgery for testicular cancer conducted on May 8, a procedure that sounded more frightening in his mind than in reality. He was home by the end of the day and is already back playing catch and doing light cardio while he awaits further blood tests to determine whether there is any cancer remaining in his system. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 19, 2017 - 7:47 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jameson Taillon felt like he was in a movie, as if he was watching somebody else's life change and not his own. The Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher felt something "odd" in his groin and alerted trainers while on the road earlier this month in Cincinnati. Two days later, there the 25-...
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Sebastien Bourdais, of France, unpacks his helmet as he prepares to drive during a practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 19, 2017 in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)
May 19, 2017 - 7:37 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sebastien Bourdais took a deep breath Friday. After an early race-day exit last weekend and an engine change Thursday night, he moved into position to contend for the Indianapolis 500 pole. The Dale Coyne Racing driver jumped to the top of the speed chart with some extra...
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May 19, 2017 - 6:28 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Authorities say former boxing champion David "Tornado" Sanchez and his brother have been killed in a car crash in northern Mexico. The World Boxing Association says Sanchez was 25 years old when he died Friday. In an online statement it calls him a "great gladiator who still had...
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FILE - In this May 4, 2017, file photo, Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference in Des Moines, Iowa. The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle high-profile discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements released Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 19, 2017 - 5:39 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will pay $6.5 million to settle discrimination lawsuits filed by former athletic administrator Jane Meyer and her partner, former women's field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum, according to settlements their attorneys called historic Friday. Iowa will pay...
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