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Sharks face Penguins en route to first Stanley Cup

The Sharks’ first-ever appearance in the Stanley Cup final will start on Monday in Pittsburgh.

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The Latest: Simona Halep in trouble against Osaka

Simona Halep has lost the first set of her third-round match to Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 6-4 at the French Open

2020 Olympics May Open with Man-Made Shooting Stars

The 2020 Olympics will be held in Tokyo and they are looking into artificial shooting stars to help light up the celebrations. Patrick Jones (@Patrick_E_Jones) explains.

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The Golden State Warriors Are Mortal, After All

The Golden State Warriors could be making an early exit from the NBA playoffs after dropping their third game to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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Atletico not thinking of cruel past in rerun of 2014 final

With the pain still fresh in their minds, Atletico Madrid has an added motivation for Saturday's Champions League final rematch against Real Madrid

Defending champion Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC

Curry scores 31, Warriors beat Thunder 120-111 in Game 5

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Chris Berman to leave longtime ESPN gigs at end of 2016 NFL season

Chris Berman will not return as the host of Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown and ESPN’s NFL draft coverage, coinciding with the end of his current contract.

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Baylor looks to rebuild after report on sex assaults

Baylor University will be looking to rebuild its reputation and perhaps its powerhouse football program after an outside review found administrators mishandled allegations of sexual assault and the team ran with an attitude that it was above the rules

Simona Halep in trouble at French Open against Osaka

Simona Halep has lost the first set of her third-round match to Japanese teenager Naomi Osaka 6-4 at the French Open

Royals' Mike Moustakas out for season with torn ACL

Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas will miss the remainer of the seasons with a torn ACL, manager Ned Yost said Thursday.

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IOC: 23 positives in retests of samples from London Olympics

IOC: 23 athletes caught in retests of doping samples from 2012 London Olympics

Doctors Say Dave Mirra Is The First Extreme Athlete Diagnosed With CTE

The family of BMX legend Dave Mirra revealed he had the brain disease CTE, which may have contributed to his suicide in February.

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Man United hires Mourinho as manager on 3-year deal

Manchester United has hired Jose Mourinho as its new manager, entrusting one of soccer's most successful coaches to restore the fortunes of England's most prestigious club

The last tackle powder puff football game avoids the sack

The nation's last tackle powder puff football players are about to take the field

Hector Olivera suspended 82 games for violating domestic violence policy

Atlanta Braves infielder Hector Olivera has been suspended 82 games for violating the league’s joint domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy. 

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US athletes tuneup for Olympic Trials at Prefontaine meet

With an eye toward this summer's Olympic Trials, the 100-meter field at the Prefontaine Classic this year includes Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay

Tennis pros need a CEO's head on top of strong shoulders

Being a mid-ranked tennis pro requires a CEO's financial sense as well as strong shoulders

Report: Rockets to hire Mike D'Antoni as their next head coach

According Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical, Mike D’Antoni is finalizing four-year deal with the Rockets that will include a team option in the final year.

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News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault

A law firm's review of how Baylor University handled accusations of sexual assault found systemic failures that extended well beyond cases involving members of the football program

Tony Gwynn's Family Is Filing A Lawsuit Against The Tobacco Industry

The lawsuit filed by Tony Gwynn's family says the MLB legend's two-cans-a-day habit led to his death.

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LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urias set for major league debut

LEADING OFF: Dodgers' Urias set for big-league debut, Bogaerts and Hamels look to keep rolling, Braves try to end home woes

In disarray in December, resilient Pittsburgh in Cup Final

Five months after taking over for Mike Johnston, the collection of seemingly mismatched parts Mike Sullivan inherited in Pittsburgh has evolved into a juggernaut

Teen pitcher Julio Urias to make debut for Dodgers

19-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias is set to make his highly anticipated major league debut for the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night in New York against the Mets.

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Bradley's hitting streak over, Bogaerts' still alive

Jackie Bradley Jr.'s hitting streak is over at 29 games, but teammate Xavier Bogaerts took over the mantle by keeping his streak alive at 19

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Final vote on impeachment could come 3 days before Olympics

The Rio de Janeiro Olympics have been upstaged by the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff _ and it could get worse.

Report: David Fizdale agrees to head coaching deal with Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have reached a four-year deal with Miami Heat assistant coach David Fizdale to make him their new head coach, Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical reports.

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Penguins top Lightning 2-1 to advance to Stanley Cup Final

Bryan Rust scored a pair of second period goals and Matt Murray stopped 16 shots to lift the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday.