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Lillard sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for…

Lillard's strong 3rd quarter sparks Portland past Oklahoma City for 3-1 lead

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

Lopez gets another KO, Stevenson wins again at MSG

Teofimo Lopez scored another knockout and Shakur Stevenson also won as the 2016 Olympians remained unbeaten on the undercard of Terence Crawford's title fight against Amir Khan

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Brazilian tennis player Souza provisionally suspended

Brazilian tennis player Joao Souza has been provisionally suspended again amid a corruption investigation by the Tennis Integrity Unit

Hertl lifts Sharks past Vegas 2-1 in 20T to force…

Tomas Hertl scored a short-handed goal 11:17 into the second overtime to lift the San Jose Sharks to a 2-1 win over the Vegas Golden Knights, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series

Road, sweet road! NBA away teams go 8-0 over…

Road, sweet road: There were eight NBA playoff games over the weekend, and away teams won them all

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

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

Fed Cup semifinal: Mladenovic vs. Halep in opening singles

Kristina Mladenovic of France will face second-ranked Simona Halep of Romania in the opening singles of their Fed Cup semifinal

Nets GM fined $25K, suspended for entering refs…

Nets general manager Sean Marks suspended 1 game without pay, fined $25K for entering referees' locker room after Brooklyn's loss to Philadelphia in Game 4 of playoff series

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

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

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Fed Cup semifinal: Azarenka to play Ash Barty in singles

Samantha Stosur will open against Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus when singles play begins in a Fed Cup semifinal Saturday on hard courts at Pat Rafter Arena

Leonard scores 34, Raptors top Magic 107-85 for 3…

Leonard scores 34, and Toronto moves within a game of the second round by topping Magic 107-85

LEADING OFF: Yelich crunching Cards, Sale slump…

LEADING OFF: Yelich takes aim again at Cardinals, Sale in slump for Red Sox, Mets see about deGrom

Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

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

Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays…

Justin Smoak got thrown out on a wild sequence that began with another sensational play by Oakland center fielder Ramon Laureano, but wound up with four hits as the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Athletics 5-4 for a three-game sweep

Syndergaard battered despite gift homer, Cards…

Paul Goldschmidt drove in two runs and Noah Syndergaard had better luck at the plate than on the mound, hitting a homer with Dexter Fowler's help as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the New York Mets 6-4

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

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Padres (briefly) break out, snap six-game skid…

Marchand helps Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2 to…

Brad Marchand had two goals and an assist as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series