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Gaviria sprints to victory in Stage 5 of Tour of California

ELK GROVE, Calif. – The riders began toppling over a few miles from the finish line, the crash cluttering up the left side of the road into Elk Grove with broken bikes and bodies. Fortunately for...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 6 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Vasilevskiy Lightning top Caps 4-2 to even East final 2-all

WASHINGTON – Alex Killorn scored the tiebreaker with about 8 minutes left, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 36 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning weathered the equivalent of more than a period without a...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Marc Leishman shoots 61 in debut of new course at Byron Nelson

DALLAS – Marc Leishman enjoyed the old home of the AT&T Byron Nelson as much as anyone, considering he made the last nine trips there and had one of the best scoring averages in tournament history....

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Back and better: Michael Porter Jr. says he’s best in NBA draft class

CHICAGO – If given the chance, Michael Porter Jr. would have a simple question for those who touted him as the best NBA prospect in this draft class a year ago and no longer do today. Why? The way...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

LeBron James forced to carry Cavaliers

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – LeBron James recovered quickly from his neck strain. There’s still too much stress on his back. He’s carrying the Cavaliers. It’s a springtime tradition. As has been the case...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Suspension of Russian anti-doping agency remains in force

Russia’s anti-doping agency remained suspended after world anti-doping officials declared the country had made no progress on its key reinstatement criteria. The World Anti-Doping Agency’s...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Broncos add Colorado State QB Nick Stevens to roster

ENGLEWOOD – John Elway has changed his mind about adding another quarterback to the Denver Broncos’ roster. The Broncos signed undrafted free agent Nick Stevens of Colorado State on Thursday, three...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | UPDATED: 5 days 11 hours ago | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Ireland’s Bennett wins 12th stage, Yates maintains Giro d’Italia lead

IMOLA, Italy – Sam Bennett of Ireland pulled off a superb final attack to win the 12th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Thursday while Simon Yates remained in the overall lead. Bennett began his...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Rockets rout Warriors to tie Western Conference finals

HOUSTON – The Houston Rockets were the best team in the NBA in the regular season. They played like it Wednesday night, using a balanced scoring attack to rout the Golden State Warriors 127-105 and...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Golden Knights top Jets to take series lead at home in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Jonathan Marchessault scored two goals — including an empty-netter in the closing seconds — to lead the Vegas Golden Knights to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets in Game 3 of the...

DATE: May 17, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Spieth headlines sparse field at Byron Nelson

DALLAS – Jordan Spieth didn’t try to sell his peers on joining him at a new links-style course for the 50th anniversary of his hometown AT&T Byron Nelson tournament. The three-time major winner...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Yates wins 11th stage, increases lead at Giro d’Italia

OSIMO, Italy (AP) — Overall leader Simon Yates gained a few more seconds on closest rival Tom Dumoulin by winning the 11th stage of the Giro d’Italia on Wednesday. The Mitchelton-Scott rider...

DATE: May 16, 2018 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports