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ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Tennessee Titans quarterbacks Marcus Mariota, middle, Matt Cassel, right, and Tyler Ferguson ran a drill during the team’s organized team activity at its training facility today in Nashville, Tenn.

Mariota returns to practice field for Titans

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                                Tennessee Titans quarterbacks Marcus Mariota, middle, Matt Cassel, right, and Tyler Ferguson ran a drill during the team’s organized team activity at its training facility today in Nashville, Tenn.
Returning to the practice field today for the first time since undergoing surgery in December, Marcus Mariota said, “I was just like a little kid again to be able to go out there and play.” Read More
KEVIN SNYDER VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                This photo provided by Kevin Snyder shows damage to his gold metal from the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Faster, higher, rustier: Medals from Rio Olympics damaged

KEVIN SNYDER VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                This photo provided by Kevin Snyder shows damage to his gold metal from the 2016 Rio Olympics.
More than 80 American athletes have sent medals they won at the Rio Olympics to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage, the USOC said today. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS
                                Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy celebrated Seattle’s 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders, in Dec. 2000, in Seattle. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead today in Orlando.

NFL Hall of Famer found dead in Orlando

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                                Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy celebrated Seattle’s 27-24 victory over the Oakland Raiders, in Dec. 2000, in Seattle. The Orlando Police Department confirmed that Kennedy was found dead today in Orlando.

Updated on  May 23, 2017 at 9:54 am
Cortez Kennedy, one of the best defensive linemen of his generation and a Pro Football Hall of Fame inductee despite rarely finding himself in the spotlight as a player, has died. He was 48. Read More
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                                Golden State’s Stephen Curry went up for a shot as San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes defended during the second half.

Curry leads Warriors to sweep of Spurs

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                                Golden State’s Stephen Curry went up for a shot as San Antonio’s LaMarcus Aldridge and Bryn Forbes defended during the second half.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 6:38 pm
Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory tonight, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0. Read More
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                                Nashville center Colton Sissons celebrated with teammates after his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period.

Predators reach first Stanley Cup Final

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                                Nashville center Colton Sissons celebrated with teammates after his goal against the Anaheim Ducks during the first period.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 6:37 pm
Colton Sissons scored his third goal with 6:00 left, ensuring the Nashville Predators’ magical postseason now includes the franchise’s first trip to the Stanley Cup Final after eliminating the Anaheim Ducks. Read More
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                                Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter spoke during a press conference in New York today.

Death threats may prompt Kanter to become U.S. citizen

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                                Oklahoma City Thunder player Enes Kanter spoke during a press conference in New York today.
Oklahoma City center Enes Kanter said he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek an expedited process toward becoming a U.S. citizen. Read More
ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEB. 2
                                Seats were jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro.

Scathing report on Rio Olympics: venues ‘White Elephants’

ASSOCIATED PRESS / FEB. 2
                                Seats were jumbled in a pile inside Maracana stadium, site of the opening and closing ceremony, in Rio de Janeiro.

Updated on  May 22, 2017 at 7:53 pm
A federal prosecutor looking into last year’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues “are white elephants” that were built with “no planning.” Read More
 
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                                Boston’s Avery Bradley celebrated with Jonas Jerebko after hitting the game-winning shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Bradley hits last-second shot as Celtics stun Cavs

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                                Boston’s Avery Bradley celebrated with Jonas Jerebko after hitting the game-winning shot against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Updated on  May 21, 2017 at 6:17 pm
Avery Bradley’s 3-pointer dropped in with less than a second left and the Boston Celtics stunned the Cleveland Cavaliers 111-108. Read More
 
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                                Golden State forward Kevin Durant and guard Stephen Curry after a basket during the first half.

Warriors beat Spurs to take 3-0 lead

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                                Golden State forward Kevin Durant and guard Stephen Curry after a basket during the first half.
Kevin Durant had 33 points and 10 rebounds and the Golden State Warriors beat the injury-riddled San Antonio Spurs 120-108 tonight to take a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                Kekai Rios hit a two-run homer in the first to stake the ’Bows to a 2-0 lead. But the Dirtbags scored three runs in the second, one in the fourth and three more in the fifth to move out of reach.

UH can’t hold early lead, falls to Long Beach State

UH ATHLETICS
                                Kekai Rios hit a two-run homer in the first to stake the ’Bows to a 2-0 lead. But the Dirtbags scored three runs in the second, one in the fourth and three more in the fifth to move out of reach.

Updated on  May 20, 2017 at 9:37 pm
Lucas Tancas and Brooks Stotler each drove in two runs to lead seventh-ranked Long Beach State to an 8-4 baseball victory over Hawaii today at Blair Field. Read More
UH ATHLETICS
                                Alex Fitchett’s towering home run in the ninth helped the ’Bows avoid their first shutout since a season-opening 4-0 loss to North Carolina State.

Long Beach State’s McCaughan dominates baseball ‘Bows

UH ATHLETICS
                                Alex Fitchett’s towering home run in the ninth helped the ’Bows avoid their first shutout since a season-opening 4-0 loss to North Carolina State.

Updated on  May 19, 2017 at 11:32 pm
Darren McCaughan did not allow a run in eight innings to lead Long Beach State to a 2-1 baseball victory over Hawaii today at Blair Field in Long Beach, Calif. Read More
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                                The Boston Celtics watched during the second half.

Cavs send Celtics to record loss, lead series 2-0

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                                The Boston Celtics watched during the second half.
LeBron James scored 30 points, Kevin Love had 21 points and 12 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers steamrolled the Boston Celtics 130-86 today to take a 2-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals and tie an NBA record with their 13th straight playoff victory. Read More

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