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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) bows as he shakes hands with Shohei Ohtani (17), of Japan, after Pujols hit a two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays' Ryan Yarbrough during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 13, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 13, 2019 - 11:41 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Even without full use of his powerful right arm, Shohei Ohtani possesses one of baseball's most diverse skillsets. It all showed in a memorable performance Thursday night. Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle, helping the Los Angeles Angels...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) gets off a shot in front of Golden State Warriors centre Kevon Looney (5) during the first half of Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 13, 2019 - 10:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from Thursday night's Game 6 of the NBA Finals (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions for the first time. The Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors 114-110 in Game 6 of the NBA Finals on Thursday night. The Raptors won the series 4-...
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This combination of photos provided by the Dominican Republic National Police on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 show suspects in connection with the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Police identify the men as, top row from left, Rolfy Ferreyra, who has been identified as the shooter, Joel Rodriguez Cruz, Oliver Moises Mirabal Acosta, and Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcia. Bottom row from left, Polfirio Allende Dechamps Vazquez, Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase and Reynaldo Rodriguez Valenzuela. All the men with the exception of Rivas Clase have been detained. (Dominican Republic National Police via AP)
June 13, 2019 - 9:32 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — American prosecutors said Thursday that they believe two suspects in the shooting of retired Red Sox star David Ortiz are wanted for crimes in the United States, while the father of another suspect said his son belongs to a notorious Dominican gang of drug-...
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Aaron Wise lines up a putt on the eighth hole during the first round of the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 13, 2019 - 7:45 pm
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Aaron Wise is the fourth player in the clubhouse with a 5-under par 66 in the first round of the U.S. Open. Wise had six birdies and one bogey in the afternoon at Pebble Beach to join Rickie Fowler...
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June 13, 2019 - 5:00 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Former Duke star Zion Williamson is suing to terminate his contract with a sports marketing company, saying the agency violated the state's sports agent law. A lawsuit filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Greensboro says the star player should be allowed to void his...
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China's Li Ying celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Women's World Cup Group B soccer match between China and South Africa at Parc des Princes in Paris, France, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 13, 2019 - 4:23 pm
PARIS (AP) — China is back on track at the Women's World Cup after a 1-0 win against South Africa on Thursday. China evened itself with Spain for second place in Group B with three points, and now focuses on its next match and the push to join group leader Germany in the last 16. Forward Li Ying...
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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson reacts to getting hit by a pitch as Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell looks on at first base during the first inning of a baseball game, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
June 13, 2019 - 4:21 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josh Donaldson drove in the tie-breaking run in Atlanta's five-run fifth inning to win his rematch with Joe Musgrove, and the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 on Thursday to complete a four-game sweep. The Braves have won seven straight to pass Philadelphia for the NL East lead...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, Charlotte Hornets' Kemba Walker (15) reacts after making a basket against the San Antonio Spurs during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Charlotte, N.C. The three-time All-Star point says he’d be willing to work with the Hornets and take less than the “supermax” $221 million contract he’s eligible to receive to re-sign with Charlotte (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
June 13, 2019 - 12:25 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Three-time NBA All-Star Kemba Walker said he would consider taking less money than he is eligible to make to stay with the Charlotte Hornets if that means helping them build a winning team. Because Walker was named to an All-NBA team this season, the Hornets can offer him a...
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This combination of photos provided by the Dominican Republic National Police on Wednesday, June 12, 2019 show suspects in connection with the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Police identify the men as, top row from left, Rolfy Ferreyra, who has been identified as the shooter, Joel Rodriguez Cruz, Oliver Moises Mirabal Acosta, and Eddy Vladimir Feliz Garcia. Bottom row from left, Polfirio Allende Dechamps Vazquez, Luis Alfredo Rivas Clase and Reynaldo Rodriguez Valenzuela. All the men with the exception of Rivas Clase have been detained. (Dominican Republic National Police via AP)
June 13, 2019 - 11:50 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The Latest on the shooting for former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz (all times local): 12:50 p.m. The wife of former Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz says he remains in guarded condition at a Boston hospital and "continues to heal and make progress."...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, watches his tee shot on the 11th hole during a practice round for the U.S. Open Championship golf tournament Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Pebble Beach, Calif. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 13, 2019 - 9:00 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Sam Saunders has hit the first shot of the 119th U.S. Open. His goal is to hit the last one in four days. The U.S. Open returns to Pebble Beach for the sixth time, and the golf course has never looked more pure with dry weather in the forecast. Dry does not mean a blue...
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