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Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

Police: 4 shot, 3 arrested at Raptors rally in Toronto

By ROB GILLIES and IAN HARRISON TORONTO (AP) — Gunfire broke out and a stampede ensued as fans celebrated at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, leaving four people shot and thousands fleeing less than a block from where the players and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat on stage. Three people were…More

Pelicans primed to draft Zion — and another top-5 prospect

Pelicans primed to draft Zion — and another top-5 prospect

By BRETT MARTEL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Now that six-time All-Star Anthony Davis’ trade request has been honored, it’s time for the New Orleans Pelicans to start a new era by drafting the next face of the franchise. Duke star Zion Williamson is widely seen as the top pro prospect to enter any NBA draft…More

Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets

Soroka wins 8th straight decision, Braves mash Mets

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Mike Soroka knows he doesn’t have to pitch perfectly when the Atlanta Braves keep scoring runs so often. “Everything’s just hard-hit baseball after hard-hit baseball,” Soroka said. “It’s contagious. It carries out to the mound for all of us.” Soroka won his eighth straight decision, Ozzie Albies homered and…More

In Defense of Team USA’s actions in their win over Thailand

In Defense of Team USA’s actions in their win over Thailand

MATT WEITZ 680 The Fan Intern ATLANTA – On Tuesday, June 11th, the United States Women’s National Team crushed Thailand 13-0 in the group stage opener.  Many critics criticized and even condemned the Americans’ ruthless performance.  However, it was justified for the following reasons. Once the United States had a commanding lead, one that Thailand…More

Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins

Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins

By BRIAN HALL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado found a formal-yet-fun way to honor the dads in his life. The Royals catcher celebrated Father’s Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift Kansas City over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Sunday. Maldonado scribbled the names of his dad,…More

Woodland denies history with US Open title at Pebble Beach

Woodland denies history with US Open title at Pebble Beach

By DOUG FERGUSON By DOUG FERGUSON PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — In front of Gary Woodland was a 263-yard shot to the scariest green on any par 5 at Pebble Beach, especially with a U.S. Open on the line. Behind him by one shot on the leaderboard was Brooks Koepka, the most dangerous figure in…More

Donaldson stays hot as Braves overwhelm Phillies 15-1

Donaldson stays hot as Braves overwhelm Phillies 15-1

By CHARLES ODUM ATLANTA (AP) — A mid-June NL East clash between the Phillies and Braves provided clarity for each team. The Braves gained confidence, with manager Brian Snitker concluding “We’re putting it all together.” The Phillies were left to acknowledge the lack of depth in their rotation. Josh Donaldson homered for the third straight…More

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open

Woodland takes 1-shot lead over Rose in US Open

By DOUG FERGUSON PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Gary Woodland hit a shank and a chunk and both times made par, and he made a birdie from a deep divot in the fairway. Such moments, even on a Saturday, can go a long way toward winning a U.S. Open. Even better for Woodland was a…More

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

AP Source: Lakers, Pelicans, agree on Anthony Davis trade

By BRETT MARTEL NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Anthony Davis will wind up with LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers after all. The New Orleans Pelicans have agreed to trade the disgruntled Davis to the Lakers for point guard Lonzo Ball, forward Brandon Ingram, shooting guard Josh Hart and three first-round draft choices, several people…More

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