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Thursday, May 24


'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…


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

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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.

NBA defends quest for 'integrity fee' payment in sports bets

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The NBA is defending its quest to receive part of the money that states or gambling companies take in as part of legal sports betting.


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…


Spain's golden generation gets 1 last shot at glory

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MADRID (AP) — The elegance and precise passes of Andres Iniesta. The personality and stout defense of Sergio Ramos. The intelligence and scoring touch of David Silva.


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

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

Indestructible Foyt back at Indy after another health scare

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A.J. Foyt still cuts an imposing figure around Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

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.

Ovechkin, Capitals headed to Stanley Cup Final vs. Vegas

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin is thrilled, though hardly satisfied.


Ovechkin, Holtby shine in Game 7, Caps beat Lightning 4-0

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin lifted the Prince of Wales Trophy, spun around and set it back down on a table.


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

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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…

FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

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LONDON (AP) — The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine, evidence pieced together from researchers, Ukrainian officials and U.S. court documents…


Arizona outlasts Alabama for NCAA women's golf title

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STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Haley Moore beat Lakareber Abe with a birdie on the first extra hole Wednesday to give Arizona a 3-2 victory over Alabama in the NCAA women's golf championship.

Rockets return home for Game 5 against Warriors

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HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Rockets have a chance to take their first lead in the Western Conference finals with a victory over the Golden State Warriors on Thursday night.

Milwaukee chief apologizes for arrest of Bucks guard Brown

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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…


Baylor track enters survival of the fittest-mode

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At most track meets, a 12th-place finish is nothing exciting. It doesn’t even get you on the podium.

Critics: NFL decision chooses mainstream appeal over players

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WASHINGTON (AP) — With its decision to ban kneeling during the national anthem, critics are accusing the NFL of prioritizing being in the good financial graces of mainstream America over the social justice passions of its players trying to…

49ers' Foster won't stand trial on domestic violence charges

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A Santa Clara County judge ruled Wednesday that San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster will not have to stand trial on domestic violence charges after determining there was no evidence that Foster ever hit his…


Jeff Gordon calls NASCAR Hall of Fame selection 'surreal'

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jeff Gordon didn't give much thought to NASCAR while racing sprint cars in Indiana as a teenager.

Bucks guard Sterling Brown's statement on Milwaukee arrest

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Text of a statement from Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown about his January arrest by Milwaukee police during an interaction over a parking violation:

Michigan lawmakers advance legislation on mandated reporters

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Sports coaches, the types of paid employees who allegedly learned Larry Nassar was molesting gymnasts and other athletes before the sexual abuse scandal broke, would still not be required to report such suspected…


The Latest: Michigan House panel passes Nassar legislation

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the Michigan Legislature's consideration of legislation inspired by the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal (all times local):

Spieth much better at Colonial, his other hometown PGA event

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Jordan Spieth has always considered Colonial a hometown tournament as well. He also has had much more success at Hogan's Alley than at the Byron Nelson, where he played his first PGA Tour event as…

FANTASY PLAYS: Henry injury tightens TE position in draft

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A collective groan howled across the fantasy football world upon news of Chargers tight end Hunter Henry's torn knee ligament on the first day of organized team activities.

The Latest: Bethea: New NFL policy 'not really a compromise'

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ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the NFL's new policy requiring players to stand if they are on the field during the national anthem but permitting them to stay in the locker room if they prefer (all times EDT):

Lenny Dykstra accused of putting gun to Uber driver's head

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LINDEN, N.J. (AP) — Former baseball star Lenny Dykstra put a gun to the head of an Uber driver when the driver declined to change the trip's destination, police said the driver told them Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 23


A's slugger Khris Davis on disabled list with hurt groin

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics slugger Khris Davis has landed on the 10-day disabled list with a strained right groin.

Dispute highlights North Dakota's tough sell of new nickname

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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — It's been two years since the University of North Dakota unveiled its new Fighting Hawks logo that put it in good standing with the NCAA, but a familiar cheer at its hockey games shows what many…

Early risers: Bradford, Bears blank Sooners, 4-0, in Big 12 tourney debut

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OKLAHOMA CITY – An unusual 9 a.m. start time didn’t faze Cody Bradford and the Baylor baseball team.

Incognito taken into custody for psychiatric examination

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BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Richie Incognito, the NFL offensive lineman who was once suspended for bullying a teammate, was taken into custody Wednesday for psychiatric examination after an incident at a Florida gym.