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All Hail The King, Rafa Nadal Wins His 12th French Open Title

All Hail The King, Rafa Nadal Wins His 12th French Open Title

by Intern Matthew Weitz ATLANTA – After an exciting four set final, Rafa Nadal defeated Dominic Thiem to win his 12th French Open title and his 18th overall major title. In the first set, things initially looked bleak for Rafa.  He went down a break early to the 25 year old Austrian.  Unlike most tennis…More

Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

Curry, Warriors take Game 1 of Western Conference finals

By JANIE McCAULEY OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry had all kinds of room for a change and capitalized, finding his shooting touch in a hurry to get Golden State on a roll. Portland’s defenders were too far back in the paint or a step behind all night. “Practice shots,” Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard…More

Dodgers beat Braves 9-4 to complete 3rd straight home sweep

Dodgers beat Braves 9-4 to complete 3rd straight home sweep

By BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers can’t play all their games at home, surely a relief to the rest of the majors. Enriqué Hernández, Max Muncy and Justin Turner went deep to help Los Angeles beat the Atlanta Braves 9-4 on Wednesday night for its 10th straight win at home.…More

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

Zion Williamson entering NBA draft after 1 year at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college basketball with his freakish, once-in-a-generation athleticism, his…More

Nimmo, McNeil back Wheeler in Mets’ win over Braves

Nimmo, McNeil back Wheeler in Mets’ win over Braves

By GEORGE HENRY ATLANTA (AP) — Brandon Nimmo didn’t mind getting dropped from first to eighth in the Mets’ batting order. Nimmo couldn’t say for sure if he felt less pressure Friday night against Atlanta, but he managed to capitalize on pitches in the strike zone instead of missing or fouling them off. “That’s what…More

Oklahoma’s Murray beats Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

Oklahoma’s Murray beats Alabama’s Tagovailoa for Heisman

By RALPH D. RUSSO NEW YORK (AP) — Kyler Murray waited three years to fulfill the five-star potential he brought to college football. With one shot to deliver, Murray replaced a Heisman Trophy winner by becoming a Heisman Trophy winner. The Oklahoma quarterback won college football’s most prestigious individual award Saturday night, beating out Alabama’s…More

Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in record Monday night showdown

Rams outlast Chiefs 54-51 in record Monday night showdown

By GREG BEACHAM LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even before the fourth lead change of the fourth quarter, well before the 1,001st yard of combined offense was tallied, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Los Angeles Rams already knew this was a classic. Two powerhouse NFL teams at the peak of their brilliance dueled deep into…More

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