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Thursday, May 24


Riccardo fastest ahead of Red Bull teammate Verstappen

MONACO (AP) — Daniel Ricciardo topped the first two practice sessions for the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday.

'You'll Never Walk Alone' is a hit from Broadway to Kiev

Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool's ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one…


Sakari Orava, the doctor that heals World Cup stars

PARIS (AP) — Sakari Orava is among the very few Finnish citizens to own a Champions League's gold medal.

Trump suggests NFL players who kneel shouldn't be in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised an NFL policy banning kneeling during the "The Star-Spangled Banner," saying that "maybe you shouldn't be in the country" if you don't stand for the anthem.

A look at Liverpool's players in the Champions League final

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A look at Liverpool's players ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid:

A look at Real Madrid's players in Champions League final

MADRID (AP) — A look at Real Madrid's players ahead of Saturday's Champions League final against Liverpool:

Istanbul to host its 2nd Champions League final in 2020

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul will host the Champions League final for a second time in 2020.


Top-seeded Querrey loses opening match at Geneva Open

GENEVA (AP) — Top-seeded Sam Querrey lost his opening match at the rain-hit Geneva Open on Thursday, falling to Guido Pella of Argentina 7-5, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (4).


AP Interview: Halep hoping for 1st Grand Slam title in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Simona Halep has learned from her mistakes, and she is hoping to put her newly acquired knowledge to the test at this year's French Open.

Bucks' Brown decries 'police intimidation' during arrest

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee police chief has apologized to Sterling Brown and says officers have been disciplined for acting "inappropriately" after the Bucks player was zapped with a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation…


Fired coach Halilhodzic sues Japanese soccer association

TOKYO (AP) — Former Japan coach Vahid Halilhodzic filed a suit Thursday in Tokyo district court against the Japanese soccer association, saying his firing damaged his honor and reputation.

Norwegian minister wants to lead World Anti-Doping Agency

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Norwegian government minister Linda Helleland wants to be the next World Anti-Doping Agency president, and its first female leader.

Arkansas powers past South Carolina 13-8 in SEC tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Dominic Fletcher hit a three-run homer and Casey Martin homered twice to lead Arkansas over South Carolina 13-8 on Wednesday night in the Southeastern Conference tournament.


WORLD CUP: Cynicism wins as West Germany beats Austria

FIFA had been warned in 1978 that final group games should be played at the same time to ensure fairness.


Poorly kept secret: Iniesta joins Japanese club Vissel Kobe

TOKYO (AP) — Former Barcelona playmaker Andres Iniesta was introduced as the newest member of Japanese club Vissel Kobe on Thursday, a poorly kept secret that's been rumored for weeks.


LEADING OFF: Astros-Indians again, Mets limp to tough trip

A look at what's happening around the majors today:

Column: Score one for Jerry Jones and billionaire owners

NFL owners were busy handing out prizes at their meeting in Atlanta, doling out Super Bowls to various cities and giving Nashville the 2019 draft.

What's next? NFL sparks new questions with anthem policy

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ATLANTA (AP) — With its popularity threatened and critics stretching all the way to the White House, the NFL just wanted to get past the debate over taking a knee during the national anthem.

Maeda allows 2 hits in 6 2/3 innings, Dodgers beat Rox 3-0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenta Maeda dominated Colorado's hitters, retiring 10 of his final 14 batters on strikeouts.

Gonzales allows 2 hits in 7 innings, Mariners blank A's 1-0

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marco Gonzales is taking a more aggressive approach, and it seems to be working.


Ohtani ties it, Simmons wins it in 9th as Angels beat Jays

TORONTO (AP) — Shohei Ohtani helped the Los Angeles Angels finally scrounge up some runs just in time.

Profar 3-run double trumps 4 Yankees HRs in 12-10 Texas win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Bronx Bombers are slugging homers at a record pace, and that still wasn't enough to beat last-place Texas.


Harrison's triple in 12th sends Pirates over Reds 5-4

CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Harrison tripled in the go-ahead run in the 12th inning — his fourth hit of the game — and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied after wasting a late lead for a 5-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds…

Celtics beat Cavs 96-83 in Game 5, lead East finals 3-2

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie Jayson Tatum scored 24 points and Al Horford had 15 points and 12 rebounds to help the Boston Celtics beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 96-83 on Wednesday night and take a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern…

Covey earns 1st win, White Sox hit 3 homers in rout of O's

CHICAGO (AP) — Dylan Covey tossed seven strong innings for his first major league win, Yoan Moncada and Adam Engel each hit three-run homers and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Baltimore Orioles 11-1 on Wednesday night.


Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Police Chief Alfonso Morales apologized to Bucks guard Sterling Brown on Wednesday for a January arrest that started with a parking violation and escalated to include the use of a stun gun, and he said some…

Rockwood’s Emert throws two-hit gem in win over Vikings

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ROCKWOOD — Shanksville and Rockwood have played some classic baseball games over the past two seasons. In Wednesday’s first round District 5 Class A matchup, it was the Rockets who came away with a 6-1 victory thanks in large part…

Realmuto, Castro rally Marlins in 9th to 2-1 win over Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — J.T. Realmuto and Starlin Castro each hit an RBI single off closer Jeurys Familia in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins rallied for a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.