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Native American lacrosse teams leagueless in South Dakota


Three predominantly Native American youth lacrosse teams in South Dakota are trying to find opponents after being kicked out of their league amid their concerns about racial abuse

Rival players support seeding Serena Williams at French Open


Several of Serena Williams' biggest rivals believe that the 23-time Grand Slam champion deserves more than just a guaranteed spot in the French Open draw

Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible


The Vegas Golden Knights are headed to the Stanley Cup Final after beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 to win the Western Conference final series in five games

Curry comes alive to score 35, Warriors rout Rockets by 41


Stephen Curry got his groove back to score 35 points with five 3-pointers, and the Golden State Warriors made a second-half statement to beat the Rockets 126-85 for a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals

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Cleveland's bullpen blues keeping AL Central in play


The fickle nature of relief pitching is holding the Cleveland Indians back

LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Harper in walk year


LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Diamondbacks snake bit lately; Harper in walk year; I-70 series


Ariya Jutanugarn wins LPGA Tour playoff at Kingsmill


Ariya Jutanugarn birdied the second hole of a playoff to win the Kingsmill Championship for the second time in three years


Which team can unlock Luka Doncic's star potential?


Luka Doncic has been a star and borderline cult figure in Europe since his early teenage years. Now the Slovenian sensation is becoming more of a household name among NBA fans. While he's one of the most accomplished European prospects of…

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final


Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in Game 5 of the Western Conference final

Road tripped: Celtics' Game 3 loss another playoff pothole


Road to nowhere: Celtics can't shake case of playoff homesickness

Jordan Hicks throws two pitches clocked at 105 mph on Sunday


St. Louis Cardinals rookie right-hander Jordan Hicks hit 105 mph on the radar gun twice Sunday, becoming the first pitcher to throw multiple pitches at that speed in the same game in the past 10 seasons. Current New York Yankees closer…


Carpenter takes top starting spot at Indy 500 for 3rd time


Ed Carpenter ruined Team Penske's Indianapolis 500 pole-position party

Vasilevskiy turns East final around for Lightning


Goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy turns the Eastern Conference final around for Lightning

Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson's hit


Dansby Swanson's two-run single capped a six-run ninth inning, and the NL-leading Atlanta Braves rallied to stun the Miami Marlins 10-9

Celtics disappointed with Game 3, vow better play in Game 4


CLEVELAND -- Marcus Morris thought his defense on LeBron James was "s---," Jaylen Brown said his lack of offensive aggression was "embarrassing," and Al Horford admitted the Boston Celtics were "out of sync" after the team digested film…

LSU Heisman Trophy winner Billy Cannon dies at age 80


Billy Cannon, the running back who won Heisman for LSU in 1959 with memorable Halloween night punt return touchdown against Mississippi, dies at age 80

Hinchcliffe not expecting to run in Indianapolis 500


IndyCar is not considering expanding its field to 33 cars to make room for James Hinchcliffe and Pippa Mann to make the Indianapolis 500


Belmont distance, fatigue test Justify in Triple Crown bid


Justify heads to Belmont for final leg of Triple Crown bid, coming off two grueling races and facing fresh challengers in New York

Green, Sargent join Pulisic on US soccer roster vs Bolivia


Midfielder Julian Green returns to U.S. men's national soccer team for 1st time in 2 years, joining star midfielder Christian Pulisic on young American roster for May 28 exhibition against Bolivia at Chester, Pennsylvania


Braves release slumping Jose Bautista


The Atlanta Braves released slumping third baseman Jose Bautista on Sunday, just over a month after adding the veteran slugger to bolster their lineup. Bautista, 37, batted just .143 (5-for-35) with two home runs in 12 games with the…

Sunday, May 20

Terry Rozier says Celtics got needed wake-up call in Game 3


CLEVELAND -- Boston Celtics guard Terry Rozier believes his team got a much-needed wake-up call during Saturday's lopsided Game 3 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the Eastern Conference finals. The Cavaliers jumped Boston early en route…

Cowboys' Terrance Williams arrested for public intoxication; lawyer disputes account


FRISCO, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Terrance Williams was arrested by Frisco, Texas, police early Saturday morning for public intoxication, a Class C misdemeanor. The police found Williams' 2017 blue Lamborghini abandoned after…

Saturday, May 19

Hall of Famer Bill Russell released from hospital


Pro Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Russell was released from the hospital Saturday after an overnight stay for an unspecified reason, he confirmed on Twitter. According to TMZ, Russell, 84, reportedly was taken by ambulance from his home in…

Johnny Manziel signs with CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats


Johnny Manziel will continue his comeback north of the border in the Canadian Football League. Manziel announced Saturday that he has decided to sign his contract with the CFL's Hamilton Tiger-Cats, who own the Heisman Trophy-winning…

Andretti tops speed chart again in Indianapolis 500 practice


Marco Andretti again finished atop the Indianapolis 500 speed chart Friday, posting the fastest lap of the day at 231.802 mph

Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting


Rockets star Chris Paul is among many in the Houston sports world offering condolences to the families affected by a school shooting in the Houston-area on Friday that left 10 people dead

Friday, May 18

Sports world reacts to deadly shooting at Santa Fe High School


Houston Rockets point guard Chris Paul turned his attention Friday to offering condolences to the victims of a mass shooting in Santa Fe, Texas, that left 10 dead, saying the attack overshadows his typical focus on the NBA playoffs. "First…

USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from Nassar scandal


USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

Reuben Foster's ex: 'Lied a lot' about domestic violence incident


SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Elissa Ennis, the former girlfriend of San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster, testified Thursday in a preliminary hearing that Foster never put his hands on her and that she "lied a lot" to authorities about an…

Eagles invited to White House to honor title


The Philadelphia Eagles have been invited to visit the White House on June 5 to celebrate their Super Bowl LII win over the New England Patriots. The Eagles confirmed the scheduled visit, while suggesting that there will be more to their…

Thursday, May 17

ACC to propose expanding NCAA tournament by four teams to 72


The ACC plans to propose legislation to expand the NCAA tournament field from 68 to 72 teams, commissioner John Swofford said at the conclusion of the league's spring meetings in Amelia Island, Florida. Swofford said the men's basketball…

Dodgers GM gives manager Dave Roberts vote of confidence


The Los Angeles Dodgers are making history with their poor start, but manager Dave Roberts' job appears to be safe. General manager Farhan Zaidi said Thursday that the team's front office has "confidence" in Roberts' performance this…

Drew Brees gives new prosthesis to high school QB


Drew Brees had a special encounter with a fellow No. 9 last weekend in San Diego. The New Orleans Saints quarterback presented high school signal-caller Alex Ruiz with his first walking prosthetic leg -- and a promise to pay for an…

LeBron James seeks fifth MVP award; James Harden, Anthony Davis eye first


Houston's James Harden and Cleveland's? LeBron James are among the finalists for the NBA's MVP award, and Philadelphia's? Ben Simmons and Utah's? Donovan Mitchell are among the finalists for the Rookie of the Year honor, the league…

Wednesday, May 16

Survivors who stood against Larry Nassar to get Arthur Ashe Courage Award


The hundreds of athletes who came forward to speak out of the atrocities suffered at the hands of convicted serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at The 2018 ESPYS, it was announced Wednesday. "We are…

AD says he wants Jim Harbaugh at Michigan until he retires


Jim Harbaugh has never won a Big Ten title and hasn't defeated? Ohio State?since becoming Michigan's football?coach in 2015. But if any Wolverines fans are unhappy with Harbaugh, athletic director Warde Manuel is not one of them. Manuel,…

NBA mock draft: New teams for top prospects


The Phoenix Suns have won the NBA draft lottery.? Who will they take, and where will the rest of the top prospects land? Our mock draft differs in two crucial ways from our recently updated top 100 prospect rankings. It uses the NBA's…

Suns already know 3 great candidates for No. 1 pick


Deandre Ayton might be going back to Arizona after all _ only this time, as a pro