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FILE - In this Tuesday, June 2, 2015 file photo, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero speaks during a NHL hockey news conference introducing John Hynes as the team's new head coach in Newark, N.J. If anyone needs the No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft, it’s the New Jersey Devils. After making the playoffs for 20 of 22 seasons, the Devils have fallen on hard times. They have missed the postseason for the last five seasons and they are coming off their worst season in nearly three decades.(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
June 20, 2017 - 5:59 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — If anyone needs the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft, it is the New Jersey Devils. After making the playoffs for 20 of 22 seasons, the Devils have fallen on hard times. They have missed the postseason for the last five years and they are coming off their worst season in nearly three...
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Kansas City Royals Drew Butera, left, slides into third base with a triple as Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval, right, waits for the throw in the seventh inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, June 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
June 20, 2017 - 3:31 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have placed third baseman Pablo Sandoval on the disabled list with a left ear infection. The team also optioned right-hander Austin Maddox to Triple-A Pawtucket before Tuesday night's game in Kansas City. Infielder Deven Marrero and first baseman Sam Travis were...
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June 20, 2017 - 3:14 pm
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — The NCAA has cleared transfer quarterback Will Grier to play at West Virginia at the start of the season. West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen confirmed Grier's eligibility Tuesday. While at Florida, Grier was suspended by the NCAA in October 2015 for one year for testing...
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 file photo, Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after winning a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Malaga and Real Madrid in Malaga, Spain.A Spanish judge has summoned Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo to court to answer questions after he was accused of tax fraud by a state prosecutor. (AP Photo/Daniel Tejedor, File)
June 20, 2017 - 3:08 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has been summoned to appear before a Spanish judge, and Jose Mourinho could be next. Ronaldo and Mourinho are the latest members of the soccer elite to be accused of tax fraud in Spain. Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano, among others, have already been...
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FILE - In this May 30, 2012, file photo, National Soccer Hall of Famer Tony DiCicco stands on the sidelines before an international friendly soccer match between Brazil and the United States, in Landover, Md. DiCicco, who coached the U.S. to the 1999 Women’s World Cup title, has died. He was 68. U.S. Soccer confirmed DiCicco’s death Tuesday, June 20, 2017. His son, Anthony, tweeted that DiCicco died at home with his family present. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
June 20, 2017 - 3:04 pm
Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. to the 1999 World Cup title before an overflow Rose Bowl crowd in a landmark for women's soccer, has died at 68. He died Monday at home with his family there, son Anthony DiCicco wrote Tuesday on Twitter. No cause was announced. DiCicco became the U.S. coach in...
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FILE - In this March 17, 2017, file photo, Kansas's Josh Jackson (11) goes up for a shot over UC Davis's Garrison Goode (44), Brynton Lemar (0) and Mikey Henn (24) in the first half of a first-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Tulsa, Okla. Jackson spent one season at Kansas and is expected to be a top-five pick in Thursday's NBA draft. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:59 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The top forwards in Thursday's NBA draft needed only a season in college to secure their position in the lottery. Kansas' Josh Jackson and Duke's Jayson Tatum are one-and-done small forwards with size and athleticism, and they're almost certain to go in the top five overall...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:56 pm
Phil Mickelson and his caddie have decided to part ways after 25 years of one of the most famous player-caddie relationships on the PGA Tour. Mickelson and Jim "Bones" Mackay say the decision to split was mutual and not based on an incident. Mackay, who is not retiring, is the only full-time caddie...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:40 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A $192.5 million renovation of Philips Arena, home of the Atlanta Hawks, has begun a day after funding was approved by the Atlanta City Council. About $110 million for the renovation will be generated from the car rental tax collected at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International...
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FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 30, 2015, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert answers a question before an NBA basketball game between the Miami Heat and the Cleveland Cavaliers in Cleveland. Cleveland Cavaliers general manager David Griffin have decided to part ways following three consecutive trips to the NBA Finals. Gilbert said in a statement Monday, June 19, 2017, that the Cavaliers will not extend Griffin's current contract when it expires June 30. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
June 20, 2017 - 2:28 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Nothing ever seems good enough for Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert. Not a championship. Not three straight appearances in the NBA Finals. Not a rapt fan base. Not being forgiven by LeBron James. He's demanding. A fearless, risk-taking, casino-owning gambler. Those attributes have made...
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June 20, 2017 - 2:21 pm
Tony DiCicco, who coached the U.S. to the 1999 Women's World Cup title, has died. He was 68. Son Anthony DiCicco says on Twitter his father died Monday at home with his family there. DiCicco became the U.S. coach in 1994 and led the team to the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, the first...
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