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The Latest: Busch wins Coca-Cola in dominating…

Latest from the busiest day in motorsports, from Monaco to Indianapolis to North Carolina

Lawmakers: Funding, urgency lacking in Olympic…

Lawmakers find funding, urgency lacking in Olympic sex-abuse crisis

The Line: Best Bets For Memorial Day Weekend

Todd gives his best bets this week, touching on the NBA Playoffs, Stanley Cup Finals and even the Indianapolis 500.

Inoue knocks out McDonnell to take WBA title

Naoya Inoue of Japan defeated Britain's Jamie McDonnell with a first-round knockout on Friday to capture the WBA bantamweight title

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Venus Williams: 2 1st-round Slam exits in row for…

Venus Williams has lost her opening match at two consecutive Grand Slam tournaments for the first time in her illustrious career

Florida St. to host 35th NCAA regional; Stetson…

Florida State will host its 35th NCAA regional; Stetson is named a first-time host

Letter: USA Taekwondo wasn't shy about punishing…

USA Taekwondo produces letter that shows it was not shy about punishing Lopez brothers

Where To Put Your Money For The NBA Conference…

Guest host Robin picks Todd's brain for his take on both Game 6's of the NBA Conference Finals

LEADING OFF: Braves await word on Acuna…

LEADING OFF: Braves await word on Acuna; Yanks' sluggers vs. ERA leader Verlander; Mookie on the mend

Egyptian a French Open 'lucky loser' in more ways than one

The first man from Egypt to play in a Grand Slam tournament in 22 years walked off Court Philippe Chatrier with a wave and a big smile

New Zealand Olympic 5,000m silver medalist Quax…

Tributes flood in for one of New Zealand's greatest runners

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Capitals, Golden Knights in improbable Stanley…

The expansion Vegas Golden Knights will face Alex Ovechkin's Washington Capitals in a thoroughly improbable Stanley Cup Final

USOC hires FBI executive as its athlete safety director

USOC hires FBI executive as senior director of athlete safety, putting Wendy Guthrie in charge of strengthening sex-abuse policies being rewritten in wake of cases involving Olympic athletes

Rockets' Chris Paul Ruled Out For Game Six…

Houston Rockets guard Chris Paul will miss Game 6 of the Western Conference finals with a right hamstring strain, the team announced.

Pavlyuchenkova labors past Cibulkova to win at Strasbourg

Third-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia won the Strasbourg International after laboring to a 6-7 (5), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (6) win against Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia on Saturday

Warriors, Rockets set for Game 7 in West finals

The Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets meet Monday night in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals with the Warriors need a win to reach the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year

USA Gymnastics VP Faehn out amid fallout from…

USA Gymnastics has parted ways with senior vice president Rhonda Faehn, who has come under fire recently from former victims of a former national team doctor now serving decades in prison for abusing athletes

Red Sox Designate Hanley Ramirez For Assignment

The Boston Red Sox have designated Hanley Ramirez for assignment in order to make room on the roster for the return of Dustin Pedroia from the disabled list.

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After Giro win, Froome quickly changes focus to…

Now that Chris Froome has wrapped up the Giro d'Italia title, his focus will quickly switch to matching the record with a fifth Tour de France title _ unless a doping case gets in the way

Japan's Nishikori plays 1st Grand Slam match since Wimbledon

Kei Nishikori is healthy and ready to return to Grand Slam action at the French Open with what amounts to a rather modest goal