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June 19, 2018 - 11:08 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown is suing the police for using a stun gun during his arrest for a parking violation.
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FILE - In this June 13, 2018, file photo, Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole follows through on a delivery to an Oakland Athletics batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. Cole, Corey Kluber and Clayton Kershaw are among the many big league pitchers maximizing success by throwing fewer fastballs. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
June 19, 2018 - 2:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Over five seasons as ace of the Pittsburgh Pirates, Gerrit Cole threw one of the game's hardest, heaviest fastballs, and he threw it often. The pitch helped him make millions of dollars. It put him in contention for major awards. Hitters swung through it again and again, and Cole...
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June 18, 2018 - 10:17 pm
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A NCAA women's basketball referee has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for molesting a 14-year-old at a Georgia hotel. The Marietta Daily Journal reports 58-year-old Wesley Tyronne Dean pleaded guilty Friday to molesting the boy at a Cobb County Hotel. County District...
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June 18, 2018 - 11:57 am
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — In a story June 17 about Brooks Koepka winning the U.S. Open, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his winning score of 281 was 13 shots higher than last year. It was nine shots higher than last year at Erin Hills. A corrected version of the story is below: Tough...
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June 17, 2018 - 6:32 pm
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka wins US Open for 2nd straight year, becoming 6th player to go back-to-back.
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June 17, 2018 - 6:09 pm
ELMONT, N.Y. (AP) — The former boyfriend of a woman who was found stabbed to death at the Belmont Park racetrack on New York's Long Island has been arrested on a murder charge. Nassau (NAS'-saw) County police say 53-year-old Jose Franco-Martinez was arrested at the scene where the 51-year-old woman...
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June 17, 2018 - 5:17 pm
MARION, Ind. (AP) — Investigators have determined a fire likely was intentionally set at an Indiana bar, one day after the brother of NBA star Zach Randolph was fatally shot there. The fire happened at Hop's Blues Room in Marion early Sunday — less than 24 hours after 35-year-old Roger Randolph was...
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Sen. Ted Cruz and Jimmy Kimmel shake hands before the Blobfish Basketball Classic and one-on-one interview at Texas Southern University's Health & Physical Education Arena Saturday, June 16, 2018 in Houston. Cruz challenged Kimmel to the game after Kimmel blamed the Houston Rockets playoff loss on the senator. Cruz won 11-9. (Michael Ciaglo/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 17, 2018 - 4:59 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic. With each basket worth a single point, Cruz topped Kimmel 11-9 in a two-hour one-on-one match they agreed to...
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In this Thursday, June 14, 2018, photo, Jennifer Claiborne, left, holds daughter Ma’Liah, while husband and New York Jets cornerback Morris Claiborne holds daughter Ma’Kaila at their home in Whippany, N.J. Last summer, Claiborne was trying to settle in with his new team, but his mind was on his newborn twins, one of whom was born underweight. (AP Photo/Dennis Waszak Jr.)
June 17, 2018 - 1:47 am
WHIPPANY, N.J. (AP) — Morris Claiborne was in the middle of a walkthrough practice last summer when he got the call — finally — that he was eagerly anticipating. It was time for his twin daughters to enter the world. A New York Jets trainer had the cornerback's cellphone and was tasked with letting...
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June 16, 2018 - 7:18 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities say Sacramento Kings forward Zach Randolph's brother was shot and killed early Saturday outside of a bar in the Indiana city where the two grew up. Police said that an officer heard gunfire at around 5 a.m. and found Roger Randolph bleeding between two cars outside...
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