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Harden helps Rockets eliminate Jazz with 100-93…

James Harden scored 26 points and the Houston Rockets outlasted the Utah Jazz for a 100-93 win on Wednesday night to take their first-round playoff series 4-1

Olympic skateboard selection begins with Dew Tour in June

Stops on the Dew Tour skateboarding circuit will serve as qualifying events for the sport's Olympic debut at the 2020 Tokyo Games

US Open tournament director Brewer leaving after '19 edition

U.S. Open tournament director David Brewer stepping down after this year's edition of major championship

Hurricanes stun defending champion Capitals in…

Jordan Staal tied it in the third, Brock McGinn scored in the second overtime and the Carolina Hurricanes stormed back to stun the Washington Capitals 4-3 in Game 7 to eliminate the defending Stanley Cup champions

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Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

Tokyo Olympic organizers have launched their ticket website for the 2020 Games

ATP Finals moving to Turin from 2021-25; succeeds London

The ATP Finals is moving to the Italian city of Turin in 2021

LEADING OFF: Guerrero to majors; Gonzalez back to…

LEADING OFF: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. gets promotion; Gio Gonzalez returns to Brewers; Cleveland to visit Houston in playoff rematch

NBC, LA 2028 to combine to sell sponsorships, ad…

NBC Universal, LA 2028 combine to sell sponsorships, ad time for Olympics

Wimbledon finalist Anderson skips French Open, clay circuit

Two-time Grand Slam runner-up Kevin Anderson is skipping the clay-court swing this season because of a lingering right elbow injury

Verlander dominates Twins in Astros' 7-1 win

Justin Verlander pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the Minnesota Twins

Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

Next year's Tokyo Olympics could become known as the get-up-early games

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob pleads in…

Tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017

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Woods says he'll play new PGA Tour event in Japan

Tiger Woods heading back to Japan for new PGA Tour event in October

Russia warms to controversial TUEs after doping…

After years of using hacked data to vilify Western athletes as cheats who bend the rules to take banned substances, Russia is warming to a controversial part of the anti-doping system

DA declines to charge Chiefs' Hill in domestic…

DA declines to charge Chiefs WR Tyreek Hill in domestic violence case

Russia passes amendments to fine athletes caught doping

The Russian parliament has voted to impose fines of up to 50,000 rubles ($775) for athletes who get caught doping

2 Iowa tight ends likely to go in 1st round of…

2 Iowa tight ends likely to go in 1st round of NFL draft: Iowa's T.J. Hockenson and Noah Fant

Padres' Paddack shuts down Mariners for 1st…

Rookie Chris Paddack shut down baseball's highest-scoring offense for his first victory, holding Seattle to one hit in seven innings and retiring his final 19 batters, as the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Mariners 1-0

Major penalty video review debate reignited in…

Video review for major penalties debate reignited in playoffs

IndyCar hoping debris deflector helps protect…

IndyCar drivers will be using a new safety device starting with this year's Indianapolis 500.

Roethlisberger, 37, to remain with Steelers…

Pittsburgh Steelers, quarterback Ben Roethlisberger agree to new contract that runs through 2021 season

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Witness at NCAA trial says he paid football recruits

A key witness for prosecutors at a trial stemming from a crackdown on corruption in college basketball says he paid college football players to secure their business when they joined the NFL.

Chiefs' addition of Clark another controversial…

Kansas City Chiefs continue trend of adding players with off-the-field issues during week of NFL draft with trade for pass rusher Frank Clark

National champion Baylor women set for White…

National women's basketball champion Baylor has accepted an invitation to visit the White House