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WALTHAM, Mass. (AP) — Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens knew all about R.J. Hunter long before he hit one of the biggest shots of last season's NCAA Tournament. If Stevens had his way, Hunter would have played for Butler instead of for his father, Ron, at Georgia State. And...
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The movie "Bend It Like Beckham" first got Kiera Burke interested in soccer. During the 2012 Olympics, she went to Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to watch the women's teams from United States and Canada play a thrilling semifinal. Now the 13-...
LONDON (AP) — The Williams sisters pulled out of women's doubles at Wimbledon on Tuesday, with Serena saying it's because she wants to focus on her bid for a fourth consecutive Grand Slam title in singles. The official reason for the withdrawal was given as Serena's "soreness."...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry has surpassed LeBron James for the most popular jersey in the NBA. The Golden State Warriors star and league MVP topped the list of jersey sales in the NBA for the first time Tuesday. With teammates Klay Thompson ranking fifth and Draymond...
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Knicks will be thinking big in free agency. As in a big man, that is. The Knicks need plenty of help after their worst season ever, but they know where it needs to start. "I don't think it's any secret we need to get some size up front. I think that'...
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Somewhere around the fourth inning, Cody Anderson realized he was chasing perfection. "I kind of knew that everything was going pretty smooth," Cleveland's rookie right-hander said after taking a bid for a perfect game into the seventh inning of his...
LONDON (AP) — The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country's smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. Three are scheduled to be in first-round action Tuesday: 31st-seeded Jack Sock, 37th-ranked Sam...
ST. PETERSBUIRG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay's Grady Sizemore homered with one out in the seventh inning, ending Cody Anderson's bid to pitch a perfect game in his second career start for the Cleveland Indians. Sizemore, playing in his second game since joining the Rays, lined a 1-2...
LONDON (AP) — The seven U.S. men in the Wimbledon main draw represent the country's smallest contingent since 1947, when only five played at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament. Three are scheduled to be in first-round action Tuesday: 31st-seeded Jack Sock, 37th-ranked Sam...