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Jessica Korda, right, speaks with Jaye Marie Green on the 15th hole during the second round of the U.S. Women's Open golf tournament, Friday, May 31, 2019, in Charleston, S.C. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 31, 2019 - 8:25 pm
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Mamiko Higa of Japan birdied three of her final six holes following a nearly two-hour weather delay to shoot an even-par 71 and maintain a one-shot lead Friday in the suspended second round of the U.S. Women's Open. A day after shooting a 65 for the lowest debut round in...
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NBA Commissioner Adam Silver holds a news conference before Game 1 of basketball’s NBA Finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Toronto Raptors, Thursday, May 30, 2019, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 30, 2019 - 8:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The NBA is closely monitoring the ongoing trade dispute and tariff rift between the U.S. and China, though the league is not yet worried that it will interfere with any business happening with the world's most populous nation. NBA Commissioner Adam Silver even went as far Thursday...
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May 30, 2019 - 5:31 pm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker Blair Brown pointed a gun at a woman and threatened to kill her, according to the Jacksonville's Sheriff's Office. Brown also was accused of pushing the woman to the ground, kicking her in the abdomen and punching her in the face...
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Oakland Raiders guard Richie Incognito (64) warms up during an official team activity at the NFL football team's headquarters in Alameda, Calif., Tuesday, May 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 28, 2019 - 3:51 pm
ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Throughout the draft process, Oakland Raiders general manager Mike Mayock and coach Jon Gruden stressed the importance of character when looking for players who could help turn the franchise around. When it comes to veterans, the Raiders have been much more willing to take...
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Kevin Na, center, kisses his wife Jullianne as he holds daughter Sophia after winning the Charles Schwab Challenge golf tournament Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 26, 2019 - 7:01 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kevin Na always believed he could win at Colonial, so he paused to visualize his name on the wall of champions at the first tee before making another run at it. The South Korean-born American will get to read his name on that wall next year. Na birdied four of the first...
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Simon Pagenaud, of France, stand on the pit wall following the final practice session for the Indianapolis 500 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/R Brent Smith)
May 26, 2019 - 6:08 am
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The day before the Indianapolis 500 dawned sunny, bright and otherwise perfect. If only it were race day. Angry skies and wind arrived Sunday morning, hours before the scheduled start of "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing." The threat of storms means a lot of uncomfortable...
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Toronto Raptors' Kawhi Leonard (2) and Kyle Lowry (7) react during the second half of Game 6 of the team's NBA basketball playoffs Eastern Conference finals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Toronto. The Raptors won 100-94 to advance to the NBA Finals. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 11:03 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Kawhi Leonard had 27 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Toronto Raptors into the NBA Finals for the first time with a 100-94 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night. The Raptors overcame a 15-point deficit to win the series in six games and will host the Golden State...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2015, file photo, Baylor coach Art Briles walks the field before the NCAA college football team's game against Lamar in Waco, Texas. Briles, the former Baylor football coach fired three years ago after an investigation found the school had mishandled allegations of sexual misconduct and violence, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon Superintendent says its board of trustees has approved a two-year contract with Briles, who was 65-37 in eight seasons with Baylor. Before coaching in college, Briles had a successful 20-year career as a high school coach in Texas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
May 24, 2019 - 7:28 pm
Art Briles, the former Baylor football coach who was fired three years ago amid a sexual assault scandal at the Baptist school, has been hired to lead an East Texas high school program. Mount Vernon superintendent Jason McCullough announced Friday the board of trustees had approved a two-year...
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The car driven by Chris Windom (17) rides on the top of the car driven by David Malukas after a crash in the fourth turn during the running of the Indy Lights Freedom 100 IndyCar auto race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Larry Drake)
May 24, 2019 - 1:14 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on Carb Day at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (all times local): 2 p.m. Indy Lights newcomer Oliver Askew passed teammate Ryan Norman at the start-finish line to win the Freedom 100 by a mere 0.0067 seconds, the fourth-closest finish in race history. Askew took the lead...
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FILE - In this April 23, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers' Julio Urias pitches against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game in Chicago. Los Angeles police say Urias was arrested Monday evening, May 13, 2019, for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery. No details of the incident were released. (AP Photo/Jim Young,File)
May 21, 2019 - 2:18 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated Tuesday from administrative leave by Major League Baseball. Urías was placed on leave while MLB officials looked into his May 13 arrest for investigation of misdemeanor domestic battery. Police said Urías was taken...
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