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Jason Day signs autographs at the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 in Cromwell, Conn. (John Woike/Hartford Courant via AP)
June 22, 2017 - 2:39 am
As the scores kept going lower and lower at Erin Hills, more than one observer suggested the U.S. Open looked more like the Travelers Championship. There is one big difference. The Travelers Championship might have more top-10 players on the weekend. Rory McIlroy and Jason Day, now No. 3 and No. 4...
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June 21, 2017 - 2:40 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A jury in New Jersey has awarded former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Mitch Williams $1.5 million in a civil case against MLB Network after he was fired following reports about his conduct at a Little League game. The pitcher once known as "Wild Thing" sued the network after it...
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June 21, 2017 - 12:38 pm
As part of its mission to attract younger fans, the International Olympic Committee announced a sponsorship deal Wednesday with Intel, which will bring virtual reality and 360-degree viewing to mobile devices and TVs as soon as next year's Winter Games. The IOC has been aggressive in introducing...
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June 21, 2017 - 10:33 am
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Karl Ravech is replacing Chris Berman as the broadcaster for ESPN's coverage of the All-Star Home Run Derby. ESPN announced a contract extension on Wednesday with the 52-year-old Ravech, who joined ESPN in 1993 and became the regular host of "Baseball Tonight" two years later...
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Kyle Larson, front left, and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field to start a NASCAR Sprint Cup series auto race, Sunday, June 18, 2017, in Brooklyn, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
June 20, 2017 - 10:48 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ato Boldon likes speed. And cars. NASCAR? Well, the four-time Olympic medalist is about to find out. The former Olympic sprinter will join NBC Sports Group's NASCAR broadcast team as a features contributor beginning next week. His NASCAR on NBC debut will be July 1 during...
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June 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Chilean journalist was taken for a very expensive taxi ride during the Confederations Cup soccer tournament in Moscow. Diego Saez, a 38-year old journalist from Radio ADN in Chile, was scammed by the driver, who charged him 50,000 rubles —around $900— for a one-hour ride from the...
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FILE - In this Sunday, June 4, 2017, file photo, Pakistan's Shadab Khan stands by the boundary as Indian cricket fans cheer for their team during the ICC Champions Trophy match between India and Pakistan at Edgbaston in Birmingham, England. An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday, June 18 — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll be tension for hundreds of millions of people tuning in across South Asia, where this rivalry transcends sport. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)
June 17, 2017 - 4:41 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 2, 2017 file photo, Pakistan's team celebrates after winning the Asia Cup one-day international cricket tournament against India in Dhaka, Bangladesh. Pakistan won by 1 wicket. (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File)
June 17, 2017 - 3:42 am
An intense love of cricket is shared by these nuclear-armed neighbors, as profoundly as their deep and mutual mistrust. The players from India and Pakistan will be cordial before and after the Champions Trophy final in London on Sunday — for that is customary in cricket's conventions — but there'll...
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June 16, 2017 - 1:47 pm
The Baltimore Ravens and Houston Texans' public relations staffs are co-winners of the Pete Rozelle Award from the Professional Football Writers of America for excellence in dealing with the media. The Ravens earned the award for the third time and Houston was selected for a record fifth time. This...
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Golden State Warriors' Stephen Curry, top right, waves at fans next to his wife Ayesha during a parade and rally in honor of the Warriors, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Oakland, Calif., to celebrate the team's NBA basketball championship. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 15, 2017 - 6:01 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the parade for the Golden State Warriors (all times local): 3 p.m. Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green appears to be taking some shots at the Cleveland Cavaliers. Green wore a t-shirt at Thursday's championship parade and rally in Oakland, California...
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