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Jordan Spieth birdies 18th to keep Travelers lead

CROMWELL, Conn. – Jordan Spieth continues to play just a little better than anyone else at the Travelers Championship. The 23-year-old Texan closed with a 20-foot birdie putt for a 4-under 66 on...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

NHL draft selections

Friday At United Center, Chicago First Round 1. New Jersey, Nico Hischier, c, Halifax (QMJHL). 2. Philadelphia, Nolan Patrick, c, Brandon (WHL). 3. Dallas, Miro Heiskanen, d, HIFK (Finland). 4....

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Joey Rosskopf, Amber Neben claim U.S. time trial cycling national titles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Amber Neben has been on the podium at USA Cycling’s road national championships more times than she could count, but she knew exactly how many times she had been to the top step....

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Dodgers beat Rockies for 8th win in a row

LOS ANGELES – Much like the Los Angeles Dodgers, left-hander Alex Wood is on some kind of roll. Wood kept his record perfect and the streaking Dodgers defeated the NL West rival Colorado Rockies...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Larson and McMurray make it a NASCAR 1-2 for Chip Ganassi at Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif. – Chip Ganassi likes winners, and his drivers have him in prime position to celebrate another victory. Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray swept the front row in Saturday qualifying at...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Cortez’s Eli Tomac wins Tennessee National at muddy Muddy Creek

BLOUNTVILLE, Tenn. – Eli Tomac won the Tennessee National on Saturday at wet and slippery Muddy Creek Raceway for his second Lucas Oil Pro Motocross Championship victory of the year. The Monster...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manny Pacquiao arrives in Australia, set for title fight vs Horn

BRISBANE, Australia – Manny Pacquiao was expected to attend church and have a light training session in Brisbane on Sunday after arriving late Saturday for his July 2 world title fight defense...

DATE: June 24, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Colorado’s Derrick White ascends to NBA draft selection by Spurs

SAN ANTONIO – Surreal. That is the only way Derrick White could describe his ascension from a high school player with 1 1/2 college scholarship offers to becoming a first-round pick of the vaunted...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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AP Source: Blake Griffin, Chris Paul opt out, become free agents

Blake Griffin has decided to test free agency, telling the Los Angeles Clippers that he is opting out of the final year of his contract. Chris Paul also is said to have opted out. A person with...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Devils select Swiss center Nico Hischier with No. 1 pick

CHICAGO (AP) — The New Jersey Devils grabbed Nico Hischier, and the Philadelphia Flyers felt quite comfortable with Nolan Patrick. It was all about the forwards at the top of the NHL draft....

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Chris Paul re-elected president of the NBPA

NEW YORK – Chris Paul has been re-elected president of the National Basketball Players Association. Paul’s new four-year term begins immediately. He will be assisted by the union’s newly elected...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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Jeb Bush, Romney join forces to pursue Marlins

MIAMI – Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has switched sides in pursuit of the Miami Marlins, and he’s trying to beat out former teammate Derek Jeter. Bush has joined forces with businessman Tagg Romney...

DATE: June 23, 2017 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports