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1 week ago

Jason Day continues streak with four-shot Players Championship win

World number one Jason Day drew comparisons with Tiger Woods after an emphatic four-stroke victory at the $10.5 million Players Championship in Florida on Sunday.

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Raptors beat Heat in Game 7, earn showdown with Cavaliers

Led by 35 points from Kyle Lowry and 28 from fellow guard DeMar DeRozan, the Toronto Raptors beat the Miami Heat 116-89 at home on Sunday in the seventh and deciding game of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

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1 week ago

Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today.

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2 weeks ago

The weekend sports schedule

Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer is doused after the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Nationals Park, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in Washington. Scherzer struck out 20 batters, tying the major league nine-inning record. The Nationals won 3-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

2 weeks ago

The best sports shots this week

A look back at some of the biggest plays and best moments in sports this week.

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2 weeks ago

Soccer’s highest-paid players

If we take their 2015 calendar year salary plus bonus, and divide that by goals and assists, how much did these stars take home per play in U.S. dollars?

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2 weeks ago

Finchem: Golf in good shape for Rio despite no-shows

PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem says that golf will be in good shape heading into this year's Rio Games where he predicts "a superb Olympics," despite the recent withdrawals of several elite players.

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2 weeks ago

Doping bombshells rock WADA meeting as drug crisis deepens

World sport is facing an unprecedented drug crisis as yet another in a string of doping bombshells dropped at the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) foundation board meeting on Thursday, shocking officials.

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2 weeks ago

Thunder dispatch Spurs, advance to West finals

For much of the season, the Golden State Warriors and San Antonio Spurs seemingly were on a collision course. The teams with the two best records in the NBA were predestined to meet in the Western Conference finals, while the up-and-down Oklahoma City Thunder were an afterthought.

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2 weeks ago

Friday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

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MLB and Chevrolet renew partnership with multiyear deal

The sponsorship agreement, announced Thursday, enables Chevrolet to continue its role as the official vehicle of Major League Baseball. Chevrolet also becomes the official automotive sponsor of MLB and USA Baseball's Play Ball initiative.

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2 weeks ago

Scherzer equals MLB record with 20 strikeouts against Tigers

Max Scherzer equaled Major League's nine-innings record of 20 strikeouts on Wednesday, leading the Washington Nationals past Detroit Tigers 3-2.

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2 weeks ago

Fowler eyes unique second consecutive Players crown

American Rickie Fowler heads into his title defense at this week's Players Championship on the ultra challenging layout at the TPC Sawgrass well aware that no one has ever won the prestigious tournament in consecutive seasons.

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2 weeks ago

U.S. TV networks take new risk by airing shows against Olympics

The Olympics are such a television ratings juggernaut for NBCUniversal that rival U.S. networks have always watched from the sidelines, airing reruns and other cheap programs that are not going to attract many eyeballs.

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2 weeks ago

Curry scores 29 as Warriors eliminate Blazers

Stephen Curry bombed in a 3-pointer with 24.9 seconds remaining on Wednesday as the Golden State Warriors held off the Portland Trail Blazers 125-121 to seal the Western Conference semi-final playoff series four games to one.

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2 weeks ago

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at today's sports headlines.

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2 weeks ago

Congress putting daily fantasy sports games under scrutiny

Congress is conducting a fact-finding mission into the loosely regulated world of fantasy sports games — a multibillion-dollar business that seemingly advertised everywhere during the pro football season.

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2 weeks ago

Penguins win Game 6, eliminate Capitals

Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime as the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame Washington's frantic three-goal comeback to win 4-3 and eliminate the Capitals from the Eastern Conference semi-finals on Tuesday.

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2 weeks ago

Study: Ex-NFL players not at greater risk of suicide than general population

Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention studied nearly 3,500 retired players who played at least five seasons between 1959 and 1988.

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Obama honors UConn women

In the ceremony in the White House East Room, Obama said the UConn women, who finished their season undefeated, defied the old saying that you can't win all the time.

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