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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) drives as Boston Celtics' Marcus Smart (36) defends during the second half of Game 6 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 25, 2018 - 11:36 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James chose Boston as the place he'll play next. Game 7 is on. And any talk about James' future is on hold. James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star Kevin Love...
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Tampa Bay Rays catcher Wilson Ramos (40) celebrates with relief pitcher Alex Colome after the team's 6-3 win over the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game Thursday, May 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 25, 2018 - 10:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Rather than waiting to see where the Seattle Mariners are sitting by the time the trade market heats up, general manager Jerry Dipoto decided to be proactive. Rewarding a strong start in spite of numerous injuries and the suspension of Robinson Cano, the Mariners pulled off the first...
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Los Angeles Angels catcher Martin Maldonado watches as New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, left, follows through on a home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, May 25, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 25, 2018 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres became the youngest American League player to homer in four straight games, Aaron Judge threw out a pair of runners from right field and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 Friday night in the opener of a series showcasing some of the sport's...
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FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees' Greg Bird fields a grounder by Houston Astros' Brian McCann during the fifth inning of Game 2 of baseball's American League Championship Series in Houston. The Yankees plan to activate Bird from the disabled list before Saturday's game against the Los Angeles Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since right ankle surgery on March 27. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
May 25, 2018 - 10:43 pm
A look at what's happen around the majors Saturday: FLIGHT PLAN The Yankees plan to activate first baseman Greg Bird from the DL before a game against the Angels, forcing New York to make a difficult roster decision. Bird has been sidelined since having right ankle surgery on March 27. New York...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love sits on the court while holding his head during the first half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals against the Boston Celtics, Friday, May 25, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 25, 2018 - 9:54 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star forward Kevin Love will miss the remainder of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals after banging heads with Boston's Jayson Tatum. Love and Tatum inadvertently collided midway through the quarter and both dropped to the floor. Love, who missed a March 28 game...
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Brazil's William goes for the ball during a national soccer team practice session ahead of the World Cup in Russia, at the Granja Comary training center in Teresopolis, Brazil, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
May 25, 2018 - 8:36 pm
TERESOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) — Disgruntled fans broke into a Brazil training session for the World Cup on Friday and some booed the national team over a lack of contact with local supporters. A few dozen even mocked chanted "It was 7-1! It was 7-1!" in a reference to the team's humiliation against...
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May 25, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify won't have to further contend with Audible in pursuit of the colt's bid for the Triple Crown. Trainer Todd Pletcher said Friday that Audible will be pointed toward a summer campaign, with the $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga on July 28 or...
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FILE - In this Oct. 31, 1996, file photo, Indiana University football coach Bill Mallory speaks at a news conference in Bloomington, Ind., after he was fired. Mallory, the winningest football coach in Indiana history who also led three other schools to bowl games, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 83. (AP Photo/Chuck Robinson, File)
May 25, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Bill Mallory, who led Colorado to the Orange Bowl and became the winningest football coach in Indiana history, has died from a brain injury suffered in a recent fall. He was 82. Indiana announced Mallory's death on Friday, a day after his son, Indiana State coach Curt Mallory, posted on Twitter his...
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Kyle Busch waits in Victory Lane after winning the pole position for the NASCAR Cup series auto race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, May 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 25, 2018 - 6:07 pm
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch has won a Cup points race at every track on the NASCAR circuit except one — Charlotte Motor Speedway. Twenty-eight starts, no checkered flags — and plenty of frustration. The 33-year-old Busch is looking to check off that final box on his racing resume Sunday in the...
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Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry, left, passes the ball over Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) during the second half of Game 5 of the NBA basketball playoffs Western Conference finals Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 25, 2018 - 5:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — If the Golden State Warriors are worried as they head into Game 6 of the Western Conference finals on the brink of elimination, they aren't showing it. "We have a chance to tie the series at home. That's a pretty good position to be in," coach Steve Kerr said. "We've got to win two...
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