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AP Sources: Red Wings to name Steve Yzerman…

Two people familiar with the decision say Steve Yzerman will be named general manager of the Detroit Red Wings

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

Held at bay, Gaudreau hopes to ignite Flames in…

Calgary heads back home for Game 5 in a precarious situation. The top seed in the West trails Colorado 3-1 in the best-of-seven series.

Ticket sales: The least understood side of the…

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

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Durant, Curry shut down Clippers in Warriors' 132…

Kevin Durant scored 38 points, Stephen Curry added 21 points playing with five fouls, and the Golden State Warriors dominated from the opening tip to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 132-105 and take a 2-1 lead in their first-round playoff series

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

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

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays at opposite ends…

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Rays in early test, Sabathia's streak, Walker's late surge

Fans, athletes, volunteers will be up early at…

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

UNC's Hatchell resigns after findings from…

North Carolina women's basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell has resigned after an external review found she had made "racially insensitive" comments and applied "undue influence" regarding players' ability to compete through medical issues

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

Sharks start fast to stay alive, beat Golden…

Tomas Hertl got San Jose off to the fast start that had been missing the past three games, Martin Jones came up with the big saves and the Sharks staved off elimination by beating the Vegas Golden Knights 5-2 in Game 5 of their first-round series

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

Schwartz caps Blues' rally in 3-2 win over Jets 1…

Jaden Schwartz scored with 15 seconds remaining in the third period to cap St. Louis' three-goal third period in a 3-2 win over the Winnipeg Jets, giving the Blues a 3-2 lead in their Western Conference playoff series

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Japan Olympic minister resigns over disaster gaffe

Japan's Olympic minister has resigned after making remarks deemed offensive to the people affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, a gaffe that had questioned his credentials

Eun-Hee Ji takes 2-stroke lead in Lotte…

Eun-Hee Ji rebounded from a bogey on the par-4 18th with a pitch-in eagle on the par-5 first and shot a 7-under 65 to take a two-stroke lead over Nelly Korda in the Lotte Championship

Swedish government pledges support for 2026 Olympics

The Swedish government is finally behind the country's bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics

White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat…

Derrick White had a career-high 36 points and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Denver Nuggets 118-108, withstanding a first-half lapse to take a 2-1 lead in the first-round series

Simmons scores 31 points, 76ers beat Nets without…

Ben Simmons scored a career playoff-high 31 points, Tobias Harris added 29 points and 16 rebounds and the Philadelphia 76ers shook off the absence of Joel Embiid to beat the Brooklyn Nets 131-115 for a 2-1 lead in the first-round series

Teravainen, Hurricanes beat Capitals 2-1, even…

Teuvo Teravainen scored the go-ahead goal with 27.9 seconds left in the second period, and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Washington Capitals 2-1 to even their playoff series at two games apiece

Embiid not playing in Game 3 because of sore knee

Joel Embiid is not playing for the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 against the Brooklyn Nets because of a sore left knee

Corbin earns 1st win with Nationals, beats Giants…

Patrick Corbin took a one-hitter into the eighth inning to earn his first win with Washington, Wilmer Difo homered and the Nationals beat the punchless San Francisco Giants 4-2

Ireland's Lowry on top after first round of RBC…

Ireland's Shane Lowry shot a 6-under 65 to take a one-stroke lead after the opening round of the RBC Heritage

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Champion Patriots open vs. Steelers; 5…

The NFL's 100th season will begin with its most classic rivalry and feature the Super Bowl champion Patriots hosting Pittsburgh in the first Sunday night game.

Lightning GM BriseBois not overreacting to…

Lightning GM vows not to overreact after Tampa Bay's quick postseason ouster, says he still has confidence in coach Jon Cooper

Lynx to retire Lindsay Whalen's No. 13 at June 8…

Lynx to make Whalen's No. 13 the franchise's first retired jersey during ceremony on June 8