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FILE - In this April 17, 2019, file photo, Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) drives against Utah Jazz forward Royce O'Neale (23) during the first half of Game 2 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series in Houston. Giannis Antetokuonmpo may have helped his team win 60 games and earn the No. 1 seed in the NBA during the regular season. That’s just in the real world, though. In fantasy sports, James Harden was the biggest winner, registering the most points over the 2018-19 season to claim NBA Most Valuable Player honors from DraftKings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
June 17, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokuonmpo may have helped his team win 60 games and earn the No. 1 seed in the NBA during the regular season. That's just in the real world, though. In fantasy sports, James Harden was the biggest winner, registering the most points over the 2018-19 season to claim NBA...
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Gary Woodland celebrates after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament with his father Dan, Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 17, 2019 - 11:09 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Very soon, Gary Woodland will be a father of three, and odds are he'll answer the same way about the kids as he will about the three shots that cemented him as a U.S. Open champion. Which is his favorite? They're all perfect in their own, special way. Woodland's Father's...
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Belgium forward Eden Hazard attends a press conference after his official presentation after signing for Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, June 13, 2019. Real Madrid announced last week that it had acquired the 28-year-old Belgian playmaker from Chelsea for a reported fee of around 100 million euros ($113 million) plus variables, making him the club's most expensive signing ever. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
June 17, 2019 - 9:50 am
If there's any English club that thrives in chaos and adversity, it's Chelsea. And there's plenty of that at Stamford Bridge this offseason. Days after selling Eden Hazard — the club's best player and one of the greatest to pull on the blue shirt — Chelsea allowed manager Maurizio Sarri to leave...
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Mississippi State's Marshall Gilbert, second from left, is hugged by teammates after he drove in the winning run against Auburn in the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Sunday, June 16, 2019. Mississippi State won 5-4. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 16, 2019 - 10:58 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Marshall Gilbert hit a bases-loaded single up the middle that capped a four-run ninth inning and gave Mississippi State a 5-4 walk-off victory over Auburn in the College World Series on Sunday night. The No. 6 national seed Bulldogs (52-13) threatened time and again before...
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Brooks Koepka reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Matt York)
June 16, 2019 - 9:58 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Brooks Koepka brought his 'A' game to Pebble Beach on Sunday, hoping it would be good enough to make history. It was in a way. Just not good enough to slow down the magic show Gary Woodland was putting on behind him. Koepka's round of 3-under 68 left him three strokes...
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Gary Woodland celebrates after winning the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 16, 2019 - 9:34 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland denied Brooks Koepka's bold bid at history and made U.S. Open memories of his own Sunday with two clutch shots, a birdie putt on the final hole and that silver trophy in his hands at Pebble Beach. Yeah, he's got this. Koepka, trying to match a 114-year-old...
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Gary Woodland chips off the 17th green during the final round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 16, 2019 - 8:40 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on final round of the U.S. Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Gary Woodland has captured the U.S. Open, overcoming the back-nine pressure at Pebble Beach to hold off two-time defending champion Brooks Koepka for a three-shot victory. Woodland all but sealed his...
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June 16, 2019 - 8:28 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nationally-ranked University of Minnesota heavyweight wrestler Gable Steveson and a teammate have been arrested on suspicion of criminal sexual conduct. KARE-TV reports that an Athletics Department statement to the station confirmed the two men arrested were on the wrestling team...
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San Diego Padres' Greg Garcia gestures to the dugout after hitting a triple to drive in two runs off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Peter Lambert in the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 16, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 16, 2019 - 8:25 pm
DENVER (AP) — In a historically high-scoring series, the outcome was decided by a pinch-hitting pitcher. On a bases-loaded walk, no less, off a starter who was making his first major league relief appearance. That seems appropriate for such a wacky series. The Padres and Rockies set a modern-era...
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Seattle Mariners' Edwin Encarnacion rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Houston Astros during the third inning of a baseball game, Monday, June 3, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 16, 2019 - 6:51 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: NEW BOMBER Edwin Encarnación will find himself in a familiar spot after he joins the Yankees in the Bronx. Manager Aaron Boone plans to use the AL home run leader as his team's primary designated hitter once the 36-year-old slugger arrives. The...
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