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Champs off mat

posted: 05/27/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

OAKLAND, Calif. -- "We're not going home! We're not going home!" Stephen Curry screamed at the top of his lungs.

Indy visit sparked Penske's passion

posted: 05/27/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

INDIANAPOLIS -- It was 1951 when Jay Penske scored two tickets to the Indianapolis 500.

Penguins head into Cup final

posted: 05/27/2016 2:30 a.m. Discuss

PITTSBURGH -- Bryan Rust scored a pair of second-period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday night to send the franchise to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 2009.

Commentary: Proposals must consider consequences

posted: 05/27/2016 2:29 a.m. Discuss

Major League Baseball has proposed rule changes involving the strike zone and intentional walks that are intended to speed the pace of play and create more action and balls in play -- and more runs scored.

Happ enjoys Sabathia duel, helps Jays top Yanks

posted: 05/27/2016 2:27 a.m. Discuss

NEW YORK -- In between retiring Yankees hitters, Toronto starter J.A. Happ could appreciate the moment of dueling with CC Sabathia.

MLB Notes

posted: 05/27/2016 2:24 a.m. Discuss

Moustakas on 15-day DL

Bryant's level approach working fine with Cubs

posted: 05/27/2016 2:19 a.m. Discuss

CHICAGO -- For all the towering home runs he hit in his National League Rookie of the Year season, something else stood out to the Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant.

Refined Verlander helping Tigers dig out of early hole

posted: 05/27/2016 2:18 a.m. Discuss

DETROIT -- After allowing seven runs to the Cleveland Indians on May 3, Justin Verlander took to Twitter -- always a risky move for an athlete, especially one coming off a frustrating performance.

Travs power up to double up

posted: 05/27/2016 2:16 a.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Travelers used three home runs and a strong start from pitcher Troy Scribner to down the Corpus Christi Hooks at Whataburger Field in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Thursday.

FRENCH OPEN: Williams sisters produce deja vu

posted: 05/27/2016 2:12 a.m. Discuss

PARIS -- First it was Serena Williams' turn to overpower an opponent 6-2, 6-1 on Court Suzanne Lenglen.

This date in baseball

posted: 05/27/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

1904 Dennis McGann of the New York Giants stole five bases in one game to set a major league record. 1937 Carl Hubbell, working in relief for the New York Giants, won his 24th consecutive game over two seasons. Hubbell pitched two innings and Mel Ott hit a ninth-inning home run to beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-2. Hubbell’s string started July 17, 1936.

NASCAR HALL OF FAME: Mark Martin's road leads to 'jewel'

posted: 05/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

The career of Arkansas' greatest motor sports star began on the back roads near his home in Batesville.

NBA PLAYOFFS: Cavs stuff Raptors

posted: 05/26/2016 2:39 a.m. Discuss

Back home, the Cavaliers were not hospitable.

Like it is: Magazine disregards definition of SEC tough

posted: 05/26/2016 2:32 a.m. Comment 1

Athlon Sports already has named its top 25 toughest schedules for the upcoming college football season, declaring Southern Cal's as the most difficult partly because it faces defending champion Alabama and closes with rival Notre Dame.

Commentary: Tight security soon may be felt locally

posted: 05/26/2016 2:31 a.m. Discuss

When you think of the French Open, you think of the world's greatest tennis players and the clay courts of Roland Garros.

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